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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Orioles tie team record with seven homers in win over Blue Jays

September 27, 2012
Orioles tie team record with seven homers in win over Blue Jays

The Baltimore Orioles tied a team record Wednesday night by hitting seven home runs in their 12-2 win over the Toronto Blue Jays. The victory kept Baltimore within 1 1/2 games of the American League East-leading New York Yankees. Chris Davis and Manny Machado each hit two home runs, and Nate McLouth, Jim Thome and…

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Braves win again

September 27, 2012
Braves win again

The Braves showed no hangover from their champagne celebration, beating Miami 3-0 on Wednesday night as Martin Prado homered and Paul Maholm combined with three relievers on a six-hitter. The win came one night after Atlanta clinched at least an NL wild-card berth with Tuesday night’s 4-3 win over the Marlins. After the game, Braves…

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Walhalla home fire

September 27, 2012

Walhalla Fire Department this morning is still unsure of the cause for a fire late yesterday afternoon that damaged 102 Chatterwood Drive, near the Playground Road. Captain Mark Hollifield said the fire was confined to the  living room in the mobile home, but smoke damage occurred throughout. No one was hurt.

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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
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