West-Oak High School Principal to Retire

During a Tuesday faculty meeting at West-Oak High School, Kurt Kreuzberger announced his retirement as principal at the end of the current school year. Kreuzberger is currently in his 32nd year as an educator in the School District of Oconee County; 11 years as a social studies teacher and coach at Walhalla High School, 13 years as an assistant principal […]

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OC Sheriff’s Office sponsoring Church Safety Seminar

The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office is sponsoring a Church Safety Seminar on Tuesday, Dec. 12, at the Walhalla Civic Auditorium, explains Public Information Officer Jimmy Watt. “The seminar begins at 6:30pm and no registration is required. The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office encourages pastors, church security teams and anyone interested in developing a church safety plan to attend. However, all citizens […]

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OC Sheriff’s Office investigating Homicide in Westminster

The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a homicide after a Westminster resident was discovered dead inside her residence, reports Public Information Officer Jimmy Watt. “At approximately 4:36pm on Nov. 26, 2017, a call was made to Oconee County 911 reporting that a non-responsive female had been found inside a home on Creekwood Lane in Westminster. When personnel from Oconee […]

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TCTC’s Foundation Board welcomes Four New Members

Four community leaders have been elected to serve on Tri-County Technical College’s (TCTC) Foundation Board of Directors. Joining the Board’s current members are Emily DeRoberts and Randy Blackston, both representing Anderson County, Jim Kaplan, representing Pickens County, and Mike Worley, representing Oconee County. Members of the Foundation Board raise money to supplement appropriations thereby helping the College to meet the […]

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Think twice about giving Pets as Christmas Gifts

As you consider what gifts to buy friends and family this year for the holidays, think twice about giving pets as gifts. Animal shelters across the country are often overrun after the holidays with people returning unwanted pets they received as Christmas gifts. Oconee County Humane Society Volunteer Coordinator Angel Newman says pet ownership is a big responsibility. “Normally we […]

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Upstate School Districts hosting Career Fair

A shortage of qualified teachers continues to be a problem for school districts across the country. Keeping teachers in the classroom for the next generation of students is a year round job, explains Earnestine Williams, Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources for the School District of Oconee County (SDOC). “The hiring process is a year round process. So, while we do […]

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Officers can get a jump start on Degrees at TCTC

Area law enforcement officers can now receive credit for on the job training and certification through a program at Tri-County Technical College (TCTC). Dr. Chris McFarlin, Department Head of TCTC’s Public Service Programs including the Criminal Justice Programs tells about the law enforcement portfolio program. “If you are a current law enforcement officer who has been to the Academy and […]

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