Veterans Day weekend events

October 29, 2012

Events are planned to honor Oconee’s approximately eight thousand veterans, as part of next month’s Veterans Day weekend. Purple Heart veterans will be spotlighted during a breakfast, at 8:30 a-m Saturday, November 10 at the Walhalla American Legion Post on N. Church Street. Following that breakfast, according to Veterans Affairs Director Jerry Dyar, a new…

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Rescue operation Monday for crew of HMS Bounty

October 29, 2012
Rescue operation Monday for crew of HMS Bounty

A helicopter rescue operation was under way Monday for 17 people who abandoned the HMS Bounty as the ship was sinking off the coast of North Carolina, the U.S. Coast Guard said.  The ship issued a distress signal late Sunday after taking on water, the U.S. Coast Guard said. The owner of the 180-foot, three…

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Giants top Tigers 4-3 to sweep World Series

October 29, 2012
Giants top Tigers 4-3 to sweep World Series

The San Francisco Giants are the champions of baseball after defeating the Detroit Tigers 4-3 Sunday night in Detroit to sweep the World Series 4 games to none. It took 10 innings for the Giants to get last night’s win, as Marco Scutaro hit a go-ahead single with two outs in the 10th to get…

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Fire destroys small house

October 29, 2012

Practically in the middle of the night, fire broke out in a small vacant block house near Westminster. Chief Chris Smith said fire fighters were unable to put a stop to the fire before it destroyed the house. Owned by Earl Butts, the house destroyed was located on Earl Drive, near W. King Street.

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DOR urges course of action

October 29, 2012
DOR urges course of action

In response to the cyber attack against South Carolina, the Department of Revenue urges taxpayers to visit protectmyid.com/scdor or call 1-866/578-5422 to determine if their information is affected. If it is, the taxpayer can immediately enroll in one year of identity protection service provided by Experian. A word of caution: Because of the number of…

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Wreck victim succumbs

October 29, 2012

The Illinois man involved in a car-motorcycle accident last week near Walhalla has died. Coroner Karl Addis reported the death of Fredryk Turak yesterday afternoon at Greenville Memorial Hospital—from complications of multiple traumatic blunt force injuries three days before. Turak was 59 years old. According to the highway patrol, Turak’s motorcycle collided Thursday morning three…

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  • December 21, 2014 10:30 amWelcome Wesleyan Church Holiday Meal Giveaway
  • December 23, 2014 5:30 pmA Laidback Candlelit Service
  • December 24, 2014 6:00 pmChristmas Eve Worship
  • February 7, 2015 7:00 pmRelay for Life of Oconee Fundraiser
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