Gravel race this Saturday

From Walhalla to northern Oconee is considered prime for mountain bike riding.  What’s called the Southeast Gravel Race to Valhalla takes place this Saturday (July 10).  Expectations are that more 350 riders will depart from the James M. Brown Elementary School on the Coffee Road and take a route that will cover Long Creek and sections of the Sumter National Forest.  […]

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Duncan: Biden harms U-S energy production

South Carolina’s 3rd District representative, Jeff Duncan, and a few of his Republican House colleagues believe Democrat Joe Biden made a reckless decision on his first day in office by rescinding a permit for the Keystone XL pipeline project.  The latest is that Canada has failed to persuade the new U-S president to restore the permit.  Duncan co-chairs a group […]

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Gates to be tested at Hartwell Dam June 3

A spectacle that proves popular to the public returns next week at the Hartwell Dam near Hartwell, Georgia and Anderson, South Carolina.  Safety officials will test the spillway gates at the Hartwell Dam starting at 9:30 Thursday morning, June 3.  The test is required to ensure the gates work properly in the event that high water events require an emergency […]

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Seneca adds a supermarket to its clientele

Publix supermarket has gone into business in Seneca, with its doors opened to the public at 7 this morning.  We’re told that the parking lot filled quickly with shoppers, so many that the police have stationed an officer there for the day.  Publix took over space formerly used by the Bi-Lo chain, demolished the former Bi-Lo, and built anew.

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DHEC vaccine clinic Monday in Walhalla

If you haven’t been vaccinated against COVID-19, getting vaccinated is as easy as showing up Monday evening at the Walhalla Recreation Department gymnasium, at the end of N. College Street.  From 1 to 7 pm, DHEC will administer the vaccine to anyone aged 18 and older.  To receive a shot, you must make an appointment by going to scdhec.gov/vaxlocator or […]

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New use for a 123 By-Pass building

Jim Charbonneau is the new owner of the former Stoudemire law building on the 123 Seneca ByPass, and he will move his Golden Corner Wealth Advisers business there.  But that’s not all.  Charbonneau has a contractor to make changes to the building, including the installation of an elevator.  On the second floor, he plans to create office space for other […]

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