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A brainchild of Pickens County Councilman Wes Hendricks has led to a program that gives new life to old bicycles, teaches county inmates new skills and benefits local children in need.
More than 150 Oconee County children who were at risk of not being able to celebrate Christmas morning with gifts will now have that opportunity after an event held Friday morning.
Oconee County Council entered 2018 divided with a 3-2 majority, but that majority is set to change in January, as newcomer John Elliott became the first candidate ever to unseat a sitting Oconee County Council chair in an election.
Parents from about 30 families gathered inside the gym at the Gignilliat Community Center for a few hours Friday morning with local “heroes” — law enforcement officers, sheriff’s deputies, veterans and others who give back to the community.
As it has done over the past several years, Foothills Church is planning Christmas Eve services at 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. Monday afternoon.
Walhalla’s 8-and-under soccer all-star team was recognized Tuesday evening for winning the state championship.