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Boat accident blocks 123 traffic Boat accident blocks 123 traffic

Traffic was backed up on a portion of U.S. Highway 123 near Old Salem Road for nearly an hour after a pontoon boat headed to storage slipped off its trailer and landed on its side in the road.

Official: Gas prices will vary for ‘next several days’ Official:  Gas prices will vary for ‘next several days’

A transportation official said motorists in the Carolinas can expect gas prices to fluctuate with ongoing maintenance at refineries.

Patrick Square breaks ground for pavilion Patrick Square breaks ground for pavilion

A tent set up at the site of the future pavilion at Patrick Square was unable at times to handle the heavy rain and wind Tuesday.

Sewer authority to prioritize critical needs Sewer authority to prioritize critical needs

Oconee Joint Regional Sewer Authority officials plan to prioritize “immediate needs” of the Coneross Wastewater Treatment Facility that are not in the current budget in hopes of getting the projects done this budget year.

BAR members still seeking changes on Dockside proposal BAR members still seeking changes on Dockside proposal

The Clemson Board of Architectural Review has given developers of the controversial Dockside development project written comments about the site’s latest plans.

Literacy kits now in Oconee libraries Literacy kits now in Oconee libraries

Ready-made reading material packets for elementary-age children are now available at all Oconee County libraries.

Walhalla candidates discuss issues at forum Walhalla candidates discuss issues at forum

Mayor and city council candidates in the Nov. 5 Walhalla municipal election met in the first of two forums Tuesday night, discussing a variety of topics including balancing growth, enforcing codes for dilapidated buildings and possible CATbus expansion to Walhalla.

Soft-serve questions, creampuff answers Soft-serve questions, creampuff answers

If you missed the debate put on by Walhalla Partners for Progress last night, no worries. Most of those in attendance — not related to the candidates — probably want their two hours back.

Help Trump make Trump great again Help Trump make Trump great again

Enough is enough. We have to stop this absolutely sorry, un-American behavior.

An important situation An important situation

Walhalla has several very capable candidates in the race for mayor. However, I would like to make voters aware of a situation that is so very important to us at this time.

Football games moved to Thursday night Football games moved to Thursday night

With a chance of rain Friday night, three of the area’s four high school football teams will be going under the lights a night ahead of schedule.

Filling the gap Filling the gap

Emerson Rose Heart Foundation still meeting needs home and abroad