Seattle’s Felix Hernandez Pitches Perfect Game

The Seattle Mariners’ Felix Hernandez pitched the 23rd perfect game in Major League history and the first-ever for Seattle Wednesday (August 15th), beating the Tampa Bay Rays 1-0 at home before the Mariners fans. The 26-year-old Hernandez, who won the 2010 American League Cy Young Award, threw 113 pitches during his gem, striking out 12. This was the third perfect […]

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Oconee gains in brain game

Two researchers have determined that, over a period of 40 years, Oconee County made strides in the category of adults with college degrees. In 1970, fewer than five percent of the county population over 25 years old had college degrees. By 2010, however, the percentage rose to more than 20%. Conducting the research were Robert Gallardo, an assistant professor at […]

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Tokeena Road home fire

An early morning fire has taken a heavy toll near Seneca. Rural Fire reports a mobile home was consumed by fire around 3 this morning, in spite of a response by fire fighters from four stations. No one was believed to have been hurt at 611 Tokeena Road. The Crossroads Volunteer Fire Department answered the first call and received help […]

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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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