Crowd for Walhalla mayor to expand tomorrow

The field of candidates for Walhalla mayor will expand tomorrow by at least one.  The two-term councilman, Tjay Bagwell, says he will make good on his intention to offer for mayor, and he’ll do that tomorrow at the county office of Registrations and Elections.  Councilman Dennis Owens and the incumbent, Danny Edwards, have previously qualified.  And there are indications that […]

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On a January day, 70 were homeless in Oconee

On one winter’s day in January, at least 70 people in Oconee County fell into the category of homeless. This was learned this week by the Oconee County Council when the council received a presentation from the executive director of the United Housing Connections. Leslie Crowl told the council that on that particular January day, 35 people were homeless but […]

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Clemson parking deck elevator out of service

An electrical surge in storms this week disabled the elevator at Clemson’s Keith Street parking deck.  While the city awaits the arrival of necessary parts to repair, the elevator may be out of service for as long as two weeks.  The city of Clemson requests that people with disabilities who use the parking deck keep this in mind and may […]

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Charges pile up against pair arrested in two-state spree

Law enforcement authorities have added charges against two Greenville men arrested in a crime spree that was brought to an end when the Clemson police captured the suspects. The sheriff’s office in Stephens County, Georgia reports vehicle break-in charges have been added against Wallace Wardlaw, 22 years old, and Vonnie Earl Locklear, 30 years old. WNEG Toccoa quotes Sheriff Randy […]

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School construction worker falls 20 feet

A member of the crew building the new Hamilton Career and Information Technology Center is reported to have fallen 20 feet onto a concrete surface. Walhalla Fire Department personnel were among the public safety responders on scene around 2:45 yesterday afternoon at the highway 11 park.  The injured worker was sent to the Oconee hospital, in preparation for a medical […]

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Job Fair offers abundant opportunities

More than 40 employers will be featured offering in excess of 200 jobs during a job fair today in Seneca.  Tri-County Technical College presents the 2019 Oconee job Fair at the Shaver Recreation Complex from 4 to 7 o’clock this evening.  For those interested in new opportunities, companies will have representatives present from, among other places, Itron, Schneider Electric, Borg […]

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