Chase suspect identified

Records at the Oconee Detention Center identify a 25-year old Greenville man as the subject of a high-speed chase that covered parts of the Seneca and Walhalla areas and put a shudder into the general driving public.  A spokesman for the Oconee Sheriff says the charges and further information on law enforcement’s case against Christopher Timothy Baldwin will be released […]

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Pay raise for mayor and council

At the start of new terms for the mayor and four of the council members, Seneca will consider raising the pay for its part-time elected leaders.  A recommendation to increase the salaries for the mayor and council is an agenda item for tonight’s 6 o’clock meeting at City Hall.

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Danny Barker

Seneca – Danny Michael Barker, 60, of 204 Yellow Jasmine Drive, passed away Saturday, March 5, 2016 at AnMed Hospital.  A funeral service will be held 2 pm, Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at Grace Baptist Church.  The family will receive friends from 1-2 prior to the service at the church.  Burial will follow in Heritage Memorial Gardens. The family is […]

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Chase suspect IN CUSTODY

A chase thru parts of Oconee ended early this afternoon with the apprhension of a person the Sheriff’s Office describes as a suspect in a shoplifting case at the EGame Stop at Applewood Shopping Center.  The chase ended on SC 183/the Walhalla-Pickens Highway in the vicinity of High Falls Express and Wolf Stake Road.  Charges against the suspect are expected […]

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Unit 1 off-line for indeterminate time

A spokesman for Duke Energy says Unit One at Oconee Nuclear remains off-line for an indefinite period–having been taken off line as precaution from yesterday’s transformer fire in a switchyard near the plant.  Duke’s Andrew Beckner, speaking to 101.7/WGOG NEWS after a news conference this morning at the World of Energy, said, “We’ll make sure that once we bring Unit […]

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Joel Davis renominated for new term

Joel Davis this morning was renominated to serve on the board of directors of the Blue Ridge Electric Cooperative.  Davis’s name was the only one put forward during a nomination meeting held at the Blue Ridge headquarters near Westminster.  His seat is to be voted on by the membership during this year’s annual meeting.

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Roger Whitman

West Union – Roger Terry Whitman, 63, husband of Joyce Morgan Whitman, 155 Madison Drive, passed away Sunday, March 6, 2016 at his residence. A funeral service will be held 2 pm, Wednesday, March 9, 2016 from the Chapel of Sandifer Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Oconee Memorial Park.  The family will receive friends from 6-8 pm, Tuesday, March […]

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Striping to be re-applied

At both ends of Walhalla’s Main Street, as the lanes of travel reduce to one lane in each direction, the Streetscape contractor will re-apply the striping.  It’s an effort to better alert motorists to the change as they approach the four-block downtown area.  

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