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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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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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  • November 29, 2014 8:00 amBenefit for Charles Powell
  • November 29, 2014 2:00 pmRestoration Church of God will host "Pictures with Santa"
  • November 30, 2014Westminster United Methodist Church's Christmas Congregational Singing
  • December 1, 2014 6:00 pmSeneca' Christmas Parade
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