DHEC Encourages Men to Focus on Health During Men’s Health Week

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) is observing National Men’s Health Week by encouraging men to take action to prevent health problems, including getting early health screenings that detect preventable diseases. Men’s Health Week is June 10-16, concluding on Father’s Day, and is part of International Men’s Health Month. According to data compiled by the […]

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The Thrill of Victory, the Agony of Defeat: June 11 Primary Results

“To God be the glory, it’s a conservative sweep!” said Matthew Durham after his re-nomination in District Two. The unofficial results re-nominated two incumbents, including Durham, and ousted two others. Gena Acree won the Oconee Treasurer race by 687 votes, and Adam Duncan upset Bill Sandifer in District Two by 61 votes. Tommy James narrowly won District Four, defeating incumbent […]

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No Injuries in Motel Fire on Saturday

At approximately 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, the City of Seneca Fire Fighters and box alarm companies responded to a fire at the Days Inn motel. Battalion 7, Engine 71, and Truck 2 were dispatched after reports of a commercial dryer fire inside the hotel. Upon arrival, Engine 71 found smoke on the first floor and Battalion 7 assumed command. The […]

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SDOC June 12th Weekly Meal Pickup Update

The School District of Oconee County has announced an equipment failure at their meal preparation site, resulting in a significant portion of the food intended for the June 12th meal pickup being deemed unusable. As a result, this week’s meal packages will only contain food for five breakfasts and will not include any lunches. The district has apologized to all […]

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Big Turnout for Walhalla United Meeting

The community meeting room at the Center for the Performing Arts was packed for the second Walhalla United meeting of the year, organized by the chamber’s Dari McBride. She clarified that Walhalla United is not another organization but aims to unify existing groups for the city’s improvement… Tim Hall, Walhalla’s first-year mayor, opened the meeting by stating that, despite recent […]

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Citizens Police Academy Registration Now Open

The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office (OCSO) has announced that registration is now open for the fall 2024 semester of the OCSO Citizens Police Academy. This 12-week program offers residents an in-depth look into various aspects of law enforcement, including civil processes, road patrol, criminal investigations, marine patrol, and more, according to the sheriff’s office. The academy will convene every Thursday […]

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