Normal Business at OC Sheriff’s Office despite Saturday Fire

As investigators with the Walhalla Fire Department and the State Law Enforcement Division try to determine the cause of a Saturday evening fire at the Oconee County Law Enforcement Center, business remains as normal at the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office, explains Public Information Officer Jimmy Watt. “Even though part of our Law Enforcement Center did suffer some damage due to […]

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Holly Smoke BBQ Festival set for Saturday

St. John’s Lutheran Church will be hosting their first Holly Smoke BBQ Festival on Saturday, Sept 30, 2017, serving award-winning fresh smoked pork donated by Tina and Terry Stephens of Iron Pig BBQ. Come join in a fun-filled day including activities for all ages, live music by Carmel Ridge, yard sale, homemade crafts, and bake sale. Children can visit with […]

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OMH Foundation hosting Golf Classic and Reception

On Thursday, the tenth annual Oconee Memorial Hospital (OMH) Foundation Golf Classic and Reception takes place, tells OMH Foundation Manager Cortni Nations. “We’re excited to host our tenth anniversary Golf Classic here at the OMH Foundation. We have 27 teams scheduled to play at The Cliffs at Keowee Falls and we have 23 scheduled to play at Cross Creek, so […]

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Fire damages OC Law Enforcement Center

A fire was reported Saturday just after 5:30pm at the Oconee County Law Enforcement Center. Fortunately, no one was injured in the blaze and the cause is not known at this time. The fire damaged furniture and computers as well as the building itself. The price tag on the damage is estimated at $100,000, but Oconee County’s insurance adjuster will […]

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Pickens Man killed in Easley Crash

A Pickens man died Sunday morning from injuries sustained in a single vehicle crash in Easley. The South Carolina Highway Patrol reports that a pickup truck went off the road and flipped over at 4am on Hester Store Road. The coroner identified the man as 24-year-old John Thomas McCombs IV. Troopers say McCombs was not wearing a seat belt at […]

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Walhalla Streets to be Re-surfaced

Eight streets in the City of Walhalla are scheduled to be re-surfaced thanks to state funds. According to Walhalla City Administrator Brent Taylor, the eight streets are part of the mill hill, a former Walhalla textile plant community. Contractor bids will be sought for the following streets: Parker, Lucas, Jaynes, Verner, East Wesley, Gerber, South Spring, and South John. At […]

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