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Nonprofit begins 'new urbanism' master plan for Graniteville

A small, distressed town in the Horse Creek Valley has begun a transformation to create a walkable, sustainable and thriving community.Ten years after a devastating train wreck...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-07/nonprofit-begins-new-urbanism
Bessie Chipley

...She was a member of the Augusta Floral Association, was a substitute teacher at LBC, was on the board of the Horse Creek Valley Memorial Park, was on the Literary Council and was a volunteer at the Veterans Administration Medical Center. She...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000173831718
Lawrence Murphy

...community, Larry served on the Aiken County School Board, Aiken County Council, Valley Public Service Authority, the Horse Creek Valley Veterans Memorial Park and the American Legion. Funeral Services will be held on Monday at 1 p.m. in Clearwater...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000166582100
Nellie Coker

...was the daughter of the late Leroy and Ruth Josey Coker. Along with her father, Miss Coker was pivotal in getting Horse Creek Valley a public water utility, now called Valley Public Service. She was a member of Our Lady of the Valley Catholic Church...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000166835046
Burnettown doesn't need new taxes

Burnettown was incorporated decades ago to facilitate a taxi service for Horse Creek Valley mill workers and residents between Augusta and Aiken, S.C. It was so small, you could practically see all four corners.An...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2011-02-28/burnettown-doesnt-need-n
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Company's roots go way back

...com. AVONDALE'S TEXTILE LINEAGE - In 1845, William Gregg founded the Graniteville Co. in Aiken County's Horse Creek Valley with a vision of industrializing the South and making fabric from locally grown cotton. - Avondale Mills was founded...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2006-05-23/companys-roots-go-way-back
Officials seek to replace flea market for memorial park

...one for the Bath flea market on the median along S.C. Highway 421 between Anthony Drive and Henderson Street in Horse Creek Valley. Plans are to replace it with Veterans Memorial Park, to be built through the joint effort of the Burnettown City...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/07/11/met_211171.shtml
Metro | Aiken County Council
Rants and raves

...traffic unnecessarily. Please keep on driving at normal highway speeds. I WOULD LIKE TO KNOW how the people in Horse Creek Valley appreciate the Burnettown Police Department now. This little group of "Barney Fifes" love to hide behind every...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2009-11-11/rants-and-raves
Metro | Rants and raves
Water, sewer referendum approved

...the county cannot be in the water and sewer business other than what the (Public Service Authority) does with the Horse Creek Valley," said County Administrator Clay Killian. The county Public Service Authority operates the Horse Creek Pollution...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/08/01/met_90958.shtml
Metro | Aiken County Council
Clarifies reason for Valley crusade

Editor, The Chronicle: I take exception to the recent news article concerning the people of Horse Creek Valley. The (comment) about Graniteville residents refusing to mingle with Langley residents is total fabrication. Life Action Ministries...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/03/17/op_205451.shtml
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