Two charged in 2016 shoplifting crimes

Two people have been arrested and charged by the Oconee Sheriff’s Office with shoplifting during October and December incidents at the Wal-Mart.  An arrest warrant accuses Feather Lace Crowe Key of Walhalla with taking a GPS December 10.  According to the Sheriff’s Office, Key was placed into custody last Friday during a traffic stop conducted by the Westminster police.  A […]

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Two men arrested in crime investigation near Salem

Two men were arrested Sunday at a crime scene near Salem.  After receiving a call about the theft of utility services, the Oconee Sheriff’s Office arrested Knoxville, Tennessee resident Shane Patrick Sullivan on the charge of possession of a car stolen in Anderson County. A second man, Tamassee resident Randy Lee Cantrell, was arrested on outstanding warrant charges after a […]

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Walhalla holds water plant discussionn privately

  Walhalla is under the gun from the state to have its new water plant ready by the summer of 2019.  For the purpose of a contract matter, the city’s elected leaders convened an executive session with representatives of its design and construction companies.  And Scott Parris, the utilities director, indicated to 101.7/WGOG NEWS he will know more by today […]

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Walhalla promotes from within

  Walhalla City Council accepted the resignation of Doug Kelley as fire chief, although the mayor said he tried to talk Kelley into changing his mind.  Of Kelley, Mayor Danny Edwards said, “He is a great guy.”  And then, on a motion by Councilman Tjay Bagwell, the city council appointed fire fighter Brandon Burton as Kelley’s replacement, effective February 17.  […]

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James Gibson

Westminster – James Edward Gibson, 82, of 1901 Oakway Road, passed away Monday, January 16, 2017 at AnMed Hospital. A funeral service will be held 2 pm. Friday, January 20, 2017 from the Chapel of Sandifer Funeral Home.  Burial will follow in South Union Baptist Church cemetery.  The family will receive friends from 6-8 pm, Thursday, January 19, 2017 at […]

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Barbara Booth

Westminster – Barbara Fay Booth, 54, wife of Cecil Edward Booth, 1776 Gin House Hill Road, passed away Tuesday, January 17, 2017 at the Cottingham Hospice House.  A funeral service will be held 4 pm, Thursday, January 19, 2017 from the Chapel of Sandifer Funeral Home.  Burial will follow in Heritage Memorial Gardens.  The family will receive friends from 6-8 […]

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Clemson black women engineers find role models

The non-fiction book and its film counterpart “Hidden Figures” revealed the genius behind the American space race in the 1960s: a cohort of black women who, despite segregation and discrimination, applied their genius in math and engineering to help send our rockets and astronauts into space and bring them back safely. But three Clemson University black women engineers say the look […]

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New health care facility at Clemson

  Clemson’s Patrick Square community is home today to a new health care facility.  Baptist Easley today opened a new facility there that features Clemson Primary Care, Clemson Neurology, Roger C. Peace Rehab Services and Baptist Easley Sleep Lab. Outpatient radiology and laboratory services are also available. Clemson Primary Care offers complete care for adults and children. The practice is staffed […]

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KKK literature distributed in Walhalla

Some Walhallans were surprised to find literature from the Klu Klux Klan left on their property, and at least one called law enforcement.  Sheriff Mike Crenshaw has confirmed his office received a few reports over the weekend and is following the reports with an investigation.  Crenshaw told 101.7/WGOG NEWS, “My thoughts on this include the people behind it wanting some […]

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