New pest to worry about

October 8, 2012

A tiny hitchhiker newly- discovered in South Carolina could portend trouble for homeowners who relish the sweet smell of eucalyptus trees. A Clemson Extension Agent in Lexington County has identified the first eucalyptus leaf beetle discovered in South Carolina. “A homeowner brought it into the Lexington Extension Office from West Columbia,” said Vicky Bertagnolli. Once…

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Walhalla trick or treat events

October 8, 2012
Walhalla trick or treat events

Trick or treaters this year can count on being in good hands by stopping in at one or two Halloween events, sponsored by Walhalla’s public safety departments. Both the police and the fire departments are going to welcome trick or treaters the night of Wednesday, October 31. The Walhalla Police Department once again will stage…

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Awards for Walhalla band

October 8, 2012

The Walhalla High Marching Band won first place in colorguard, first in percussion, and second overall in 2-A competition. The band competed Saturday in Liberty at the Red Devil Regiment Marching Contest.

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Major League Baseball Playoffs

October 8, 2012
Major League Baseball Playoffs

On Sunday, the Washington Nationals beat the defending World Series champion St. Louis Cardinals 3-2 in St. Louis to take the first game of their best-of-five National League Division Series. Game 2 will be played Monday in St. Louis. The Cardinals made it to the NLDS by beating the Atlanta Braves 6-3 on Friday in…

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FDIC releases market share rankings

October 8, 2012
FDIC releases market share rankings

From this year to the last, Oconee’s financial institutions are holding their own when it comes to total deposits. The county’s 11 banks and one savings institution reported total deposits around $1.1 billion, about the same from last year’s market share report from the FDIC. For a second year, Oconee Federal Savings and Loan’s nearly…

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Kenseth wins at Talladega after huge last-lap crash

October 8, 2012
Kenseth wins at Talladega after huge last-lap crash

Daytona 500 winner Matt Kenseth won at the Talladega Superspeedway Sunday after a huge crash on the last lap took out 10 of the 12 Chase for the Sprint Cup title contenders. Defending NASCAR champion Tony Stewart triggered the 25-car pileup as he tried to protect his lead and mistakenly chopped across the front of…

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Calendar

  • October 24, 2014The Emerson Rose Heart Foundation’s 4th Annual Golf Tournamen
  • October 25, 2014 10:00 amCORVETTES AT TAMASSEE DAR School
  • October 25, 2014 4:00 pmWestminster First Baptist Church's Trunk or Treat
  • October 26, 2014 10:00 amMonti Vista Baptist Church's Homecoming
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