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Editorial—- Keowee rightfully proud of its school

May 21, 2013

If you spent any time looking at the faces of those who showed to mark 100 years of public education in Oconee County’s Keowee community, you couldn’t help conclude that small schools in small communities still work well. With a student enrollment of 380, as one teacher told us, the teacher-studio ratio is conducive to…

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Olan Hershell Hare

May 21, 2013

Spartanburg – Olan Hershell Hare, 78, passed away Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at Spartanburg Regional Hospital. A graveside service will be held 2 PM, Saturday, May 25, 2013 at Unity Baptist Church. Condolences may be expressed online by visiting www.sandiferfuneralhome.com

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Michael DeWayn Vaughn

May 21, 2013

Westminster – Michael DeWayn Vaughn, 48, of 374 Bright Eyes Drive, went to meet the Lord on Sunday, May 19, 2013, and is rejoicing and dancing a precious forever love in Christ. A funeral service will be 2 PM, Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at Unity Baptist Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The…

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Edna Smith Denny

May 20, 2013

Edna Smith Denny, 72, previously married to Duran D. Denny, of 531 Blackjack Road, Westminster died Friday, May 17, 2013 at Cottingham Hospice House. Funeral services will be held at 5:00 PM, Monday, May 20, 2013 at Souls Harbor Baptist Church on Hwy. 76 in Westminster, SC. The family will receive friends from 6:00 to…

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William “Shorty” Clayton Cain, Sr.

May 20, 2013

Westminster – William “Shorty” Clayton Cain, Sr., 78, 304 Hill Street, passed away on Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at his residence. Graveside services will be held at 3 PM, Sunday, May 19, 2013 at Calvary Church of God Cemetery. The family will receive friends following the service at the cemetery. The family is at the…

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Mr. Verner Morris Wald

May 16, 2013

Verner Morris Wald, 85, husband of Ruth P. Wald, of West Union, passed away Thursday, May 16, 2013 at Cottingham Hospice House in Seneca. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM, Saturday, May 18, 2013 from Davenport Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow at Oconee Memorial Park. Visitation will be held from 10:00…

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Dean Ponder Breazeale

May 16, 2013

Dean Ponder Breazeale, age 86, passed away on Wednesday, May 15, 2013. The funeral service will be held on Friday, May 17, 2013 at the Westminster Baptist Church at 3 o’clock with Dr. Randy Keasler officiating. Burial will be at East View Cemetery. Visitation will be 2 – 3 PM, prior to the service, in…

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Editorial—-Doug Young has a good, but unpopular idea

May 15, 2013

As our pothole-filled highways seem to buckle beneath us, is there a statesman out there who can lead us out of the predicament? We’re constantly told we live in a state so poor there is little, if any money, to do this or that. At what point does South Carolina begin to seriously catch up…

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Mary Grace Dooley Wilbanks

May 15, 2013

Seneca – Mary Grace Dooley Wilbanks, 77, widow of the late William Alfred “Buster” Wilbanks, of 421 Holders Landing Road, passed away Monday, May 13, 2013 at her residence. A funeral service will be held 2 PM, Friday, May 17, 2013 from the Chapel of Sandifer Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Confidence Methodist Church…

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Norma Jean Butts Bryant

May 14, 2013

Norma Jean Butts Bryant, 73, of Westminster, SC, passed away at her home on May 12, 2013 after a valiant battle with cancer. A celebration of Jean’s life will be held Wednesday May 15th. Friends and family will be received from 4 -6 pm at Sandifer Funeral Home located in Westminster, SC. A memorial service will…

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