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Editorial—When there’s a doubt, let the light shine i

June 12, 2013

As The Journal aptly noted in a recent editorial, a May 28 meeting held in the county’s office complex was not advertised to the public. The meeting was held in an informal way by members of two Oconee government authorities who addressed confusion over a lot of the public’s money. Nothing at all illegal about…

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Helen Cowan Reece

June 12, 2013

Helen Cowan Reece, 71, wife of the late Joseph Doyle Reece of 391 Caroline Street, West Union, died Wednesday, June 12, 2013 at Greenville Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM, Friday, June 14, 2013 from the Davenport Funeral Home Chapel with entombment to follow at the Oconee Memorial Park Mausoleum in…

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Henry “Hank” Colon

June 10, 2013

Westminster –Henry “Hank” Colon, 66, of 122 Flea Market Drive, passed away Friday, June 7, 2013 at Charles George VA Medical Center in Asheville, NC. A graveside service will be held 10 AM, Tuesday, June 11, 2013 at Heritage Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 6-8 PM, Monday, June 10, 2013 at Sandifer…

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Clara Belle Bramlett

June 10, 2013

Westminster – Clara Belle Bramlett, 96, widow of the late A.B. Bramlett, 445 Moccasin Valley Drive, passed away Friday, June 07, 2013 at the Cottingham Hospice House. A graveside service will be held 3:30 PM Saturday, June 8, 2013 at Pleasant Grove (Block) Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 2-3 PM prior…

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Billie Jean Highsmith

June 6, 2013

Seneca – Billie Jean Highsmith, 49, of 126 Elbert Adams Road, passed away on Wednesday, June 5, 2013 at her residence. Graveside services will be held at 10 AM, Saturday, June 8, 2013 at Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends following the service. The family is at their respective homes. In lieu…

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Margaret Elizabeth Smith

June 5, 2013

Seneca – Margaret Elizabeth Smith died June 5, 2013. A memorial service will be held at the Seneca Presbyterian Church Saturday, June 8 at 2 PM. The family will receive friends at the Pastor’s Hall in the church following the service. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to Seneca Presbyterian Church.…

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Christine Stargel Gassaway,

June 5, 2013

Westminster – Christine Stargel Gassaway, 86, widow of the late Davis Richard Gassaway, 106 B Street, passed away Tuesday, June 04, 2013 at Seneca Health and Rehab. A funeral service will be held 12 noon, Thursday, June 6, 2013 from the Westminster Wesleyan Church. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service…

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Editorial—We’d have liked to see East End on the list!

June 4, 2013

Projects to improve 17 intersections in South Carolina do not include U-S 123-S-C 130 in Seneca. In our opinion, that’s unfortunate—even if statistics don’t qualify the intersection as begging for safety improvements. The SC DOT is accepting public comment until June 13 on additional projects recommended for the state’s Federal Safety Project Program. We’d like…

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8th Grade Awards Day at Walhalla Middle

June 4, 2013
8th Grade Awards Day at Walhalla Middle

Pictured left to right: Front row: Nicole Stoudemire, Outstanding Artist; Maclaine Hanvey, B.I. Wickliffe Award; Destiny Fitzgerald, Director’s Award for Orchestra; Breanne Hendrickson, Troy Hawkins Award Back Row: Corey Donald, Ted Lucyk Award; Kagan Justice, Bill Pepper Award Pictured separately Stephan Watkins, Diane England Razorback Citizenship Award

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Connie Kay Duncan

June 4, 2013

Gainesville, GA – Connie Kay Duncan, 87, wife of Robert Eugene Duncan of Murrayville, GA, passed away Sunday, June 2, 2013 at NE Georgia Medical Center. A graveside service will be held 2 PM, Thursday, June 6, 2013 at Springwood Cemetery, Greenville, SC. In lieu of flowers, memorials in her memory may be made to…

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  • September 6, 2014Calling All Christians to Unite in Prayer
  • September 7, 2014 7:00 pmOconee County Baptist Camp Meeting Under the Tent
  • September 11, 2014 9:00 amFriends of the Library Monthly Book Sale
  • September 13, 2014Calling All Christians to Unite in Prayer
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