Bagwell wants tax hike

September 19, 2012

A first-year Walhalla city councilman wants to raise taxes. And T-Jay Bagwell is not afraid to say it. But his idea to for him to conduct separate meetings with taxpayers to explain how taxpayers would be affected and why the city needs more taxes ran into opposition during last night’s council meeting. Deek Biemann and…

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Medical leave for police chief

September 19, 2012

City leaders say Walhalla Police Chief Tim Chastain has taken medical leave. City Administrator Nancy Goehle says she will name an interim chief today.  

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Arrest made in scrap metal theft

September 18, 2012

A 36-year old Oconeean has been arrested on two charges in the Seneca police investigation of metal stolen from a closed business on By-Pass 123. Law enforcement records show William Alan Lake of the Old Clemson Highway was arrested yesterday and charged with the theft of scrap metal at Hughes Equipment and Rental and pulling…

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9/18 Top Political Headlines

September 18, 2012
9/18 Top Political Headlines

* NBC’s “First Read” has a take on the current state of the Mitt Romney campaign following the surreptitiously recorded video of Romney telling wealthy donors that “47%” of the country “who believe they are victims” will vote for Obama no matter what.  “What is so potentially deadly about this video is the timing, because…

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A Turning Point event

September 18, 2012

The Turning Point Church of God near Walhalla can be a turning point this month for Oconee and Anderson residents who have stopped reporting in to the state probation, parole and pardon offices in the two counties. According to Gerald Black, the Anderson Agent-in-Charge, and his Oconee counterpart, Greg Stewart, this is a joint effort…

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Seneca PC addresses changes

September 18, 2012

Map changes and outdoor displays are matters for which Seneca Planning Commission focused attention during its meeting last night at City Hall. Tammy Sanford, city planner, describes the need to catch up with recently-approved zoning changes to ensure that the city’s zoning map is up to date. And by outdoor displays, Sanford says, the commission…

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  • October 1, 2014Oconee County Humane Society Fundraiser
  • October 3, 2014 10:30 amLeTourneau-WABCO Employee Reunuion
  • October 3, 2014 3:00 pmBenefit for Phillip Brucke
  • October 4, 2014 6:00 pmOle Country Church Singing
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