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Tell Willie, 5-26
May 25, 2011 – 6:00 pm
Tell Willie, 5-26

Willie,
Regarding Walhalla Water Department’s slow processing of checks, when I moved to Walhalla several years ago, it was my first experience living in a truly small town.

Ramirez graduates from Air Force basic training
May 25, 2011 – 6:00 pm
Ramirez graduates from Air Force basic training

Air Force Airman Christopher Ramirez graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.

Volunteers needed to deliver meals
May 25, 2011 – 5:55 pm
Volunteers needed to deliver meals

SENECA — SENIOR Solutions is in need of volunteers to deliver meals to homebound seniors in Seneca.

Paddling as a family
May 25, 2011 – 5:39 pm
Paddling as a family

It was time for John Thomas and his family to slow things down. Between two working parents, sports obligations for his daughter and an overall inability to come to a consensus on how to spend a relaxing weekend, the Thomas’ were quickly falling victim to family disconnect.

‘Murder By Magic’ holds audience spellbound
May 25, 2011 – 5:09 pm
‘Murder By Magic’ holds audience spellbound

A Mystery Dinner Theater Night was held at the Oconee Senior Center recently with close to 70 people in attendance.

Westminster Elementary announces Terrific Kids
May 25, 2011 – 5:08 pm
Westminster Elementary announces Terrific Kids

Westminster Elementary School announces its Terrific Kids for May.

Hurdt recognized by Silver Crescent Foundation
May 25, 2011 – 5:05 pm
Hurdt recognized by Silver Crescent Foundation

The Silver Crescent Foundation encourages students to discover manufacturing’s vital role in Oconee County by sponsoring a Discover Manufacturing Design Challenge contest.

Students tour Dynamite Farm
May 25, 2011 – 5:03 pm
Students tour Dynamite Farm

Krista Kirby, fourth-grader from Tamassee-Salem Elementary School, pets a pig on a recent visit to the Dynamite Farm Wednesday in Tamassee.

Pickens’ policy prohibiting retiree hires undergoes 1st reading
May 25, 2011 – 1:00 am
Pickens’ policy prohibiting retiree hires undergoes 1st reading

The Pickens County School Board of Trustees on Monday night conducted first reading of a policy designed to prohibit the rehiring or initial employment of individuals already retired under the South Carolina Retirement System.

“If you retire from the state, you won’t be rehired unless a suitable replacement can’t be found and it would be at a reduced pay,” said Board Chairman Alex Saitta. “It would be up to the board.”

Clemson PD to receive new K-9
May 25, 2011 – 1:00 am
Clemson PD to receive new K-9

The Clemson Police Department will soon feature its latest K-9 who will assist law enforcement officers in their investigations.

Clemson City Council unanimously approved a recent request by Chief Jimmy Dixon to authorize $11,500 for the purchase of Tonka, a two-and-a-half-year-old Belgian Malinois. Tonka, who along with handler Brenda Link, is undergoing the final two weeks of training in Greenville with the Greenville County Sheriff’s Office K-9 unit, will be used by police for building searches, criminal apprehension and drug detection.