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Walhalla opposes sewer authority meeting change Walhalla opposes sewer authority meeting change

If the Oconee Joint Regional Sewer Authority decides to change the time of its monthly meeting from 6 p.m. to 4 p.m., it will likely do so without the support of Walhalla City Council.

County council approves funds for 2017 fire repair County council approves funds for 2017 fire repair

More than two years after a fire ripped through the road patrol division offices at the Oconee County Law Enforcement Center, county council approved more than $255,000 in funding for repairs Tuesday night.

Absentee votes slightly ahead of 2015 pace Absentee votes slightly ahead of 2015 pace

With four candidates running for mayor and six people vying for three opens seats on city council, absentee voting for the Nov. 5 Walhalla municipal election is running a little ahead of where it was four years ago.

Former police officer arrested Former police officer arrested

Andrew Major Rankin, of Castlebrook Drive, is charged with use of a firearm while under the influence of alcohol or drugs and breach of peace of an aggravated nature.

I’m happy to print your plea for help I’m happy to print your plea for help

Willie: I’ve asked Seneca Middle School and the sheriff’s office for help and they’ve both ignored the complaints …

Going out! Going out!

Use our calendar to make your weekend plans!

Busy time at WPAC Busy time at WPAC

Mark Thompson might have the busiest period ever in his position over a nine-day stretch at the Walhalla Performing Arts Center starting this Friday.

Tigers’ young defensive linemen making strides Tigers’ young defensive linemen making strides

CLEMSON — One of the biggest questions about the Clemson Tigers before the season started was how they’d ever be able to replace the defensive linemen they lost from last season’s national championship team.

Lions fall to BHP in five Lions fall to BHP in five

The Daniel High School volleyball team found itself trailing 2-0 on Wednesday night to Belton-Honea Path after two hard-fought sets, but that didn’t stop the Lions from forcing a decisive fifth set.

Clemson briefs: Clemson baseball schedule announced Clemson briefs: Clemson baseball schedule announced

The Clemson baseball schedule for the 2020 season was announced Wednesday, and it features 34 home games — including a nine-game homestand to start the season — and 28 games against teams who made the NCAA Tournament last season.

Crime briefs: Woman charged with trafficking Crime briefs: Woman charged with trafficking

Laura Renee Place, 42, of 1000 Hillsborough Drive in Seneca, is charged with trafficking between 14 and 28 grams of heroin.

Police: Man sexually assaulted teen Police: Man sexually assaulted teen

Christopher Michael Owens, 37, of 105 A St., has been charged with three counts of second-degree sexual conduct with a minor.