Hiker Rescued Over The Weekend

For the second consecutive weekend Walhalla and Oconee County Emergency Crews were on Yellow Branch Falls Trail after a hiker called for help. It took rescuers more than half an hour to reach the patient and another hour to remove him from the scene. Reports state the man may have suffered a broken ankle. Emergency officials are again reminding people […]

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DHEC COVID-19 Numbers Update

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) announced 1,366 new confirmed cases and 4 new probable cases of the novel coronavirus COVID-19, and 5 additional confirmed deaths and zero additional probable deaths. There are currently 954 hospital beds occupied by patients who have either tested positive or are under investigation for COVID-19. This brings the total number […]

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South Carolina Announces Latest COVID-19 Update (June 26, 2020)

COLUMBIA, S.C. — The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) today announced 1,273 new confirmed cases and 2 new probable cases of the novel coronavirus COVID-19, and 1 additional confirmed death. There are currently 906 hospital beds occupied by patients who have either tested positive or are under investigation for COVID-19. This brings the total number of people confirmed cases to 30,263, probable cases to 72, confirmed […]

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Walhalla High School named Green Steps Certified School

The South Carolina Greens Steps School’s program was created in 2003 as part of South Carolina’s Resource Conservation Challenge. Green Steps is an environmental statewide educational initiative that encourages schools to take annual steps toward establishing and maintaining model quality sustainability projects. To earn a “certified” designation, school teams must establish and maintain two projects for each of the three categories: conservation, protection and […]

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Masks on in Clemson or Face a Fine

As of Thursday, June 25th, a temporary emergency ordinance is in place in the City of Clemson to require the wearing of face coverings in public places to reduce the risk of transmission of the COVID-19 virus. City Council voted to enact the ordinance after elevated levels of the virus were detected in samplings from the city waste water treatment […]

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Two Hurt in Late Night Crash

A portion of SC Hwy 11 between Seneca and Westminster was closed for about six hours last night, until almost 4:00 am early this morning, after a two vehicle accident with entrapment near Parkway Campers. Two people in two separate medical helicopters were taken to Greenville for treatment of what were described as non-life threatening injuries. Lance Corporal Joel Hovis […]

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Suspect Identified After Thursday Morning Pursuit Leaves Deputy Hospitalized

Update: The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office has filed charges against a subject who was involved in a pursuit with a Sheriff’s Office deputy Thursday morning. 25 year old Brandon (aka Bradon) Lee Ashley Potter, who has an address listed as Garret Avenue in Charleston, was booked into the Oconee County Detention Center and charged with one count each of Driving […]

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