Trial avoided when defendant pleads

October 16, 2012

Just after opening statements, a young Seneca man changed his plead. The judge in Oconee General Sessions accepted Tyson Tyrone Watt’s plea to assault and battery of a high and aggravated nature and possession of a weapon during a violent crime and handed down a sentence, sending Watt to prison for 15 years. The office…

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Fair Play Infant Homicide

October 16, 2012

Oconee Sheriff’s Department is investigating the death of a 7 month old Fair Play child. The infant, Amy Genesis Stashluck, of 78 Isbell Road, Fair Play was pronounced dead Monday night at the pediatric ICU at Greenville Memorial Hospital.  According to a release from the Oconee County Coroner’s office, the medical assessment of physicians at…

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Walhalla Detour Wednesday

October 16, 2012
Walhalla Detour Wednesday

Part of Coffee Road near Walhalla will be closed Wednesday. Detours signs are up for the stretch of Coffee Road from Finkenstadt Drive to  the James Brown Elementary School.  SCDOT officials are attempting to work around morning and afternoon school traffic.  

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Spreading the work

October 16, 2012

Special efforts are made being in the Oconee School District to open some of the new Walhalla High School to smaller, local contractors. According to assistant superintendent for operations, Dr. Michael Thorsland, few local contractors have the resources to undertake a high school building as large as 250 thousand square feet, but four smaller buildings…

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Protecting children

October 16, 2012

When you send your children to school, you expect they will get the best education possible. You never expect that your child one day will return home, having been molested by a teacher. Oconee school district officials said today that, for the past four years, they have taken pro-active steps to prevent pedophiles from taking…

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History questions and new education standards

October 16, 2012
History questions and new education standards

Common core education standards, now adopted by 45 states, arrive in two years at the Oconee School District. And Dianne England, assistant superintendent for instruction, says the district is preparing now to meet a states initiated set of standards that’ll place students on an even-playing field, with the end goal to prepare them for college…

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  • October 31, 2014Faith Baptist Church's Fall Festival
  • October 31, 2014 6:00 pmWalhalla High Cheerleader Candy Giveaway
  • October 31, 2014 6:00 pmBoo in the Bay
  • November 1, 2014Walhalla's Lions Club Pancake Breakfast
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