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Editorial: Manufacturing or tourism? OC can have it all.

June 18, 2013

In front of Oconee County Council recently, a gentleman from Mountain Rest described county government as wrong-headed to think that it can have it both ways. In place of competing with the likes of Greenville to attract manufacturing, the speaker said Oconee would be far better off to zero-in on its potential to expand local…

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Lillian Montz Koleszar

June 17, 2013

Salem, SC – Lillian Montz Koleszar, 67, wife of Marvin Koleszar, of 11 Ballast Lane, Salem died Saturday, June 15, 2013 at her residence. A Mass of Resurrection will be held at 2:00 PM, Friday, June 21, 2013, at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church in Seneca. Flowers are accepted or memorials may be made…

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Blanche Elizabeth Burkett Elrod

June 17, 2013

Blanche Elizabeth Burkett Elrod, 93, of 144 Petty Road, Seneca died, Saturday, June 15, 2013 at her residence. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM, Tuesday, June 18, 2013 at New Hope Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM Tuesday, June 18,…

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Homer Carl “Budge” Murphree

June 17, 2013

Homer Carl “Budge” Murphree, 92, husband of the late Ruth Moore Murphree, of 988 Picket Post Road, Walhalla, died Friday, June 14, 2013 at Cottingham Hospice House. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM, Monday, June 17, 2013 at Davenport Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow at Oconee Memorial Park. The family will…

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Renate Harvey

June 17, 2013

Renate Harvey, 74, wife of William Roy Harvey, died Saturday, June 15, 2013 at Cottingham Hospice House. Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM on Tuesday, June 18, 2013 at Davenport Funeral Home chapel with interment in Oconee Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM Tuesday, June 18, 2013…

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Doris Gladys Blair Cobb

June 17, 2013

Westminster – Doris Gladys Blair Cobb, 84, widow of the late Kenneth Cobb, of 143 Pickens Rd., died Friday, June 14, 2013 at Stephens County Hospital. Graveside services will be held at 11 AM, Saturday, June 15, 2013 at Hopewell Methodist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends following the service in the fellowship hall…

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Hugh Clifford Belk

June 17, 2013

Westminster – Hugh Clifford Belk, 81, husband of Frances Harris Belk, of 100 Sunshine Circle, passed away on Saturday, June 15, 2013 at his home. A funeral service will be 2 PM, Monday, June 17, 2013 at Faith Memorial Tabernacle, Anderson. Burial will follow at First Baptist Memorial Park in Westminster. The family will receive…

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Cathy Diane Black Barton

June 17, 2013

Seneca – Cathy Diane Black Barton, 56, passed away, Friday, June 14, 2013 at the Mountain View Nursing Home of Clayton, GA. A private Memorial Service will be held. The family is at their respective homes. In lieu of flowers memorials in her memory may be made to Sandifer Funeral Home, PO Box 69, Westminster,…

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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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