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Walhalla Fire: ‘It’s just tragic’
September 14, 2013 – 2:21 pm | One Comment
Walhalla Fire: ‘It’s just tragic’ | Test

WALHALLA — A church that has stood on Main Street for more than 100 years of Walhalla history was destroyed by fire Saturday morning.

Several blocks of Main Street were closed

Oconee County Stadium Crusade begins Sunday night
September 14, 2013 – 12:57 am | No Comment
Oconee County Stadium Crusade begins Sunday night | Test

The Oconee County Stadium Crusade, encompassing four nights, will begin at 7 p.m. Sunday at Seneca High School’s Bobcat Stadium.

Three arrested after I-85 stop
September 14, 2013 – 12:55 am | No Comment
Three arrested after I-85 stop | Test

Three people were arrested after a traffic stop by an Oconee County Sheriff’s deputy led to the discovery of guns, ammunition and other items that had allegedly been stolen in Georgia.

Moulder: In-house labor to kick off Golden Corner development
September 14, 2013 – 12:54 am | No Comment
Moulder: In-house labor to kick off Golden Corner development | Test

With plans for a sewer line for the Golden Corner Commerce Park likely to be approved next week, Oconee County Administrator Scott Moulder said officials are beginning to look at developing the first phase of the park — and using in-house labor to cut costs.

Man held on drug charges
September 14, 2013 – 12:52 am | No Comment
Man held on drug charges | Test

A Westminster man was being held Friday on a $25,000 surety bond after his arrest Thursday on drug charges.

Five public hearings on council agenda
September 14, 2013 – 12:50 am | 7 Comments
Five public hearings on council agenda | Test

Five public hearings, as well as final votes on ordinances that are the subject of those hearings, are among the items on the agenda Tuesday for the Oconee County Council.

Police: Man assaulted juvenile
September 14, 2013 – 12:50 am | No Comment
Police: Man assaulted juvenile | Test

A 19-year-old man is being charged with third-degree assault and battery for allegedly roughing up his 16-year-old girlfriend.

Officials to look at exam policies
September 14, 2013 – 12:48 am | No Comment
Officials to look at exam policies | Test

High school students in Oconee County who exceed the number of absences allowed in order to exempt exams may get a reprieve in certain cases.

Seneca seeks new pick for tax panel
September 14, 2013 – 12:45 am | No Comment
Seneca seeks new pick for tax panel | Test

His city’s representation on the Oconee County Capital Projects Sales Tax Advisory Commission is in jeopardy unless Seneca Mayor Dan Alexander finds someone to replace his original pick by Tuesday.

‘A sense of history and preservation’
September 14, 2013 – 12:43 am | No Comment
‘A sense of history and preservation’ | Test

Gene Keel remembers when his mom came home from work in 1960 and announced the old Pendleton High School was being bulldozed by the construction company she worked for — and some of the school library’s old books would be sitting in the rubble.

Artists gather for annual clay show and sale
September 14, 2013 – 12:38 am | No Comment
Artists gather for annual clay show and sale | Test

Kathy Veverka was a 6-year-old girl growing up in Michigan the first time she received some clay from her father.

Seneca rediscovers offense in win
September 14, 2013 – 12:30 am | No Comment
Seneca rediscovers offense in win | Test

The Seneca High School football team tallied 14 points in a matter of 20 seconds Friday night during a 27-0 win versus Westside.

Officials confirm Newberry County bidder as lowest bid
September 14, 2013 – 12:25 am | No Comment
Officials confirm Newberry County bidder as lowest bid | Test

A Newberry County firm has been confirmed as the low bidder for the Sewer South project, and Oconee County officials said Friday the bid will be presented to County Council for approval Tuesday night.

Razorbacks win at Liberty
September 14, 2013 – 12:25 am | No Comment
Razorbacks win at Liberty | Test

After suffering through losses in the first two weeks of the 2013 campaign and facing a 6-0 deficit after the first quarter of game three, the Walhalla High School football team got the spark it needed from juniors Israel Williamson and Brett Norton.