Baseball Owners Approve Sale of Padres

Major League Baseball owners voted yesterday (August 16th) to approve the sale of the San Diego Padres to a group that includes Kevin and Brian O’Malley, the sons of former Los Angeles Dodgers owner Peter O’Malley. Golfer Phil Mickelson is also part of the group, will will buy the franchise from owner John Moores for some $800 million. The O’Malley […]

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Laying the Pool Plans on the Line

Everyone interested in the project to rehabilitate Walhalla’s municipal swim pool and have it opened by next season is invited to attend a meeting next week at the Depot. Councilman T-J Bagwell says this meeting is for the public and the Friends of the Pool are going to lay out the plans they have. Tuesday night’s meeting starts at 6 […]

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Bank project good sign for Walhalla

An architectural-style building so reminiscent of the mid to late 20th century will soon be replaced by a new Blue Ride Bank at the corner of Main and College in Walhalla. The new-look Blue Ridge Bank will incorporate the look of a mountain bank. And, why not, for the higher elevations are within eyeshot. But the new investment being made […]

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Stand up against domestic violence

The recent tragedies that took lives and injured Oconeeans in cases of murder-suicide and other crimes in the home place have prompted some of our community’s leaders to step up a public awareness effort. As assistant solicitor Lindsey Simmons put it, it’s important for everyone to understand that violence in the home is no longer a private matter. It’s a […]

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