Councilman proposes video recordings of meetings

July 10, 2020

City Councilman Josh Roberts raised the possibility this week of recording and posting video of council meetings online in an effort to create more transparency about council actions for city residents.

Committee approval policy not in writing

While a longtime practice at Walhalla City Council meetings usually requires a motion on an issue to be approved by the appropriate council committee before it comes to the full council for a vote, city ordinances do not specify that requirement in writing.

Walhalla’s water plant shut down

July 4, 2020

The Journal staff WALHALLA — Walhalla has issued a special release about an electrical system outage affecting its water plant. “The city of Walhalla has experienced an electrical system disruption, that has resulted in the shut down of the city’s water plant. Customers with in the water service area may begin to experience a loss […]

Walhalla High School earns Green Steps Certified School status

July 3, 2020

File photo Walhalla High School Science teacher Amanda Gladys, right, and student Rebekah Hinson plant a flower as one of the numerous ways the school strives to be more environmentally friendly.   File photo Walhalla High School is located in the migratory path of Monarch butterflies, which are considered large pollinators. Students Issiah Neal and […]

Seneca, Walhalla make changes to Fourth of July events

The Journal staff SENECA — Seneca and Walhalla are making changes to their Fourth of July celebrations in light of Gov. Henry McMaster’s news conference on Wednesday. McMaster has not lifted restrictions on large crowds gathering in South Carolina, but said Wednesday, “The responsibility lies not on someone stopping you, but on you stopping you.” […]