Article Archive for 2 February 2012
WALHALLA —The Oconee Heritage Center in Walhalla will re-open Saturday. The museum closed for the month of January so staff and volunteers could update the museum’s permanent exhibit space. The highlight of the re-opening will be the unveiling of the “Chattooga Canoe,” a 32 ½-foot dugout canoe carbon dated from the late 1700s.
The trash along our roadways is appalling. How can South Carolina tout tourism when our littered highways detract from the beauty of our state? My question is this. The fine for littering in Oconee County is $1,000. In the last five years, has anyone ever been fined? In those areas not sponsored by organizations/individuals, who picks the trash up and with what frequency?
A 38-year-old Easley man is in the Pickens County Detention Center, facing multiple charges that include taking his 5-month-old son and endangering the child’s life in an effort to avoid capture.