One year into the Edwards administration

November 6, 2012

These are anxious times for all of the candidates in this year’s elections, but you need only turn the calendar back one year to imagine the nerves and apprehension that car dealer Danny Edwards experienced as he ran for Walhalla mayor. Speaking at last night’s Partners for Progress annual meeting, Edwards touched on what year…

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“We can’t let up, y’all”

November 6, 2012

Tangy chili on a fall night wasn’t all it took to warm the hearts for the faithful of Walhalla’s Partners for Progress. They are encouraged for the future and the change it will bring to a town known as a gateway to the mountains. After hearing the mayor say streetscape is on the way, Partners…

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The day is at hand

November 6, 2012

A light rain or, in some cases a sprinkle, has arrived in time for Election Day 2012. Apparently, however, neither rain, nor a recent hurricane, will stop the nation’s voters from their duty to elect a president. Nor will Oconee voters be stopped from finally deciding the office of county Sheriff. General Election Day is at…

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New digs at 223 Kenneth Street

November 5, 2012

From Pine Street to a location across Walhalla is the path that the Oconee Veterans Affairs Office will take this month. Beginning the week of Monday, November 12, the V-A Office will occupy 223 Kenneth Street (the Oconee DSS State office complex.) Jerry Dyar, V-A director, said, “We ask for patience and understanding.” According to…

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Walhalla native joins bank chain

November 5, 2012

Walhalla native Kimberly Blackwell has joined First Citizens as vice-president and relationship manager at the bank branch in Clemson. Blackwell holds a bachelor’s degree from Clemson University and a master’s degree from Southern Wesleyan University. She is also a graduate of the South Carolina Bankers School.

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Spurrier says Lattimore’s first surgery ‘went well’

November 5, 2012

USC football coach Steve Spurrier confirmed Sunday that running back Marcus Lattimore underwent the first surgery on his injured right knee Friday in Birmingham. Spurrier commented on Lattimore’s status during his Sunday conference cal, saying the surgery ‘went well’.  Spurrier said USC team doctor Jeff Guy might meet with the media this week to talk…

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Calendar

  • November 22, 2014Benefit for Mark & Jody Vissage
  • November 22, 2014 7:00 pmThe Miss Walhira Pageant
  • November 23, 2014 9:30 amTamassee DAR School will “Committee of Angels” at Richland Presbyterian Church
  • November 25, 2014 5:15 pmBlue Ridge Tree Lighting
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