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September 27, 2012

*On the campaign trail – Congressman Paul Ryan had a simple message for those gathered to hear him speak at America the Beautiful Park: A Mitt Romney administration would support America’s military.  Ryan, speaking just down the street from the Air Force Academy, talked about the joy and hope it brings him to appoint students…

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One month of hydrant flushings

September 27, 2012

The city of Walhalla on Monday will embark on one month of hydrant testing. Across the water district, the hydrants will be flushed from October 1 though November 2. For a short time, this may cause some discoloration with the water. According to the city, the water will be safe to drink, but it’s advisable…

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Flu vaccine available

September 27, 2012

  Now is the time to get vaccinated to protect yourself and your family against influenza. Inoculations administered by the county health department begin Monday, October 8 at the Seneca Health Department at 609 N. Townville Street. They are available by appointment only on selected days in October through the 30th. For an appointment, call…

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Author visits Walhalla Middle School

September 27, 2012
Author visits Walhalla Middle School

Author Pauline Cannon recently visited Walhalla Middle School. In Maxine Vissage’s 6th grade language arts classes, Cannon encouraged students in their writing and told them they will never be too young or too old to start. The author has written of her experience growing up as the daughter of sharecroppers and about her high school…

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Hammer attack victim hospitalized

September 27, 2012

The victim of a hammer attack in Oconee County is in the hospital. A second man has been arrested in what the sheriff’s department described as a dispute over the use of a driveway at a home near Halfway Branch. Sheriff’s officers took a statement from a 59-year old man who claimed he was attacked…

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NFL reaches tentative deal with referees

September 27, 2012
NFL reaches tentative deal with referees

Looks like the hugely controversial ending to Monday night’s football game between the Seattle Seahawks and the Green Bay Packers really was the tipping point. The NFL and the referees’ union announced at midnight Thursday that a tentative deal had been reached to end the lockout that began in June and led to replacement refs…

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  • September 6, 2014Calling All Christians to Unite in Prayer
  • September 7, 2014 7:00 pmOconee County Baptist Camp Meeting Under the Tent
  • September 11, 2014 9:00 amFriends of the Library Monthly Book Sale
  • September 13, 2014Calling All Christians to Unite in Prayer
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