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Editorial—-Tragedy of great proportions

March 27, 2013

A young couple who had made their home America after leaving Mainland China encountered great tragedy March 16 doing exactly what promoters of Oconee tourism and recreation want. They were enjoying a day of recreation at one of the county’s popular attractions: Lake Jocassee. The lake was heavily used on what turned out to be…

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Ernest Ramsey “Hut” Hudson, Jr.

March 26, 2013

Westminster – Ernest Ramsey “Hut” Hudson, Jr., 77, widower of the late Janie Lee Collins Hudson, of 1657 Coffee Road, passed away Monday, March 25, 2013. A funeral service will be held 2 PM, Wednesday, March 27, 2013 from the Chapel of Sandifer Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Heritage Memorial Gardens. The family will…

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Lee Smith

March 25, 2013

Westminster – Lee Smith, 74, passed away Saturday, March 23, 2013 at his residence. Arrangements will be announced.

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Cecil Marion Webb,

March 25, 2013

West Union – Cecil Marion Webb, 65, 122 Fernwood Dr., passed away on Sunday, March 24, 2013 at Cottingham Hospice House. A funeral service will be held 2 PM, Tuesday, March 26, 2013 at Open Arms Tabernacle, Mtn. Rest. The body will lie in state one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial…

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Dr. Charles Bernard Schimmelpfennig,

March 23, 2013

Dr. Charles Bernard Schimmelpfennig, 90, of 308 Long Reach Drive, Salem, died Wednesday, March 20, 2012 at his home. In lieu of flowers the family request memorials be made to the Walhalla Presbyterian Church, 600 E. Main St., Walhalla, SC 29691. Condolences may be expressed online by visiting www.sandiferfuneralhome.com

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Charles Moore

March 23, 2013

Westminster – Charles Moore, 89, of Jarrett Bridge Rd., Westminster, SC, died Saturday, March 23, 2013 in Toccoa, GA. The funeral service will be at Old Liberty Baptist Church, Monday, March 25, 2013 at 3:00 PM, the body will lie in state one hour prior to the service. Burial to follow in the church cemetery.…

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Betty Ann James Crane

March 23, 2013

Walhalla, SC – Betty Ann James Crane, 78, wife of the late Raymond Monroe Crane, of Walhalla, died Friday, March 22, 2013 at Seneca Health and Rehab. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM, Sunday, March 24, 2013 from the Davenport Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow at Poplar Springs Baptist Church Cemetery.…

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Norma Fay Welch Bishop

March 21, 2013

Norma Fay Welch Bishop, 90, wife of the late Robert Otto Bishop, of Seneca, SC died Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at Seneca Health and Rehabilitation. Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM, Friday, March 22, 2013 at Eternal Shepherd Lutheran Church with burial to follow at Oconee Memorial Park. A reception will be held, prior…

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Editorial—Did you really know James Singleton?

March 19, 2013

James Singleton let it be known that he was pleased and appreciative of the many kind things said about him during his retirement dinner last weekend. The dinner marked the end of 38 and a half years in law enforcement. But, always known for subtle humor, Singleton cracked a half-smile and remarked that, to him,…

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A good neighbor to Scenic 11

March 19, 2013
A good neighbor to Scenic 11

Oconee’s first 21st century high school is being laid out in a way to be an aesthetically-pleasing addition to the Cherokee Foothills Scenic Highway. Dr. Michael Thorsland, assistant superintendent for Oconee School District Operations, said meetings have been held with scenic and conservation-minded groups concerned about how the new Walhalla High is to look alongside…

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