She’s 100 years old today!

  Happy Birthday today to Marge Bernier.  This five-year resident of the Foothills assisted care facility near West Union has reached 100 years old.  And, according to the Foothills’ activities director, Bernier loves to read, exercise, sew, cross-stitch, and play bingo. VKFacebookTwitterGoogle+

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Spartanburg eyes Michelin

Spartanburg County is considering financial incentives to land a Michelin tire distribution center.  The distribution center is believed to be the one that Oconee County had pursued for more than a year to locate its Golden Corner Commerce Park.  According to the county’s website, Spartanburg County Council is to consider the project during a meeting tonight.   VKFacebookTwitterGoogle+

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Mountain to Main tri-athlon this weekend

Ken Sloan says an athletic event, never tried in Oconee County, will take place this weekend.  According to the head of the Mountain Lakes CVB, it’s an event requiring great stamina.  On Sunday, from South Cove Park, participants will swim a distance of two and a half miles.  Then they’ll ride bikes to the Greenville County town of Travelers Rest. […]

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Next School touts freedom of choice

A flier found in one Walhalla restaurant starts out:  “Freedom of choice is here and the time to choose is now.  The Next School @ Eagle Ridge, a free state accredited public school located in Salem, is currently enrolling students in grades 6-12.”  The flier gives information on how to register. VKFacebookTwitterGoogle+

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Faye Shook

West Union – Faye Lena Shook, 95, widow of the late Vaughn Shook, of 220 Mountain Springs Rd., passed away, Saturday, May 14, 2016 at her residence. A funeral service will be held at 2 pm, Tuesday, May 17, 2016 from the Sandifer Funeral Home Chapel. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service, from 1 -2 […]

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Ernie Whitfield

Westminster – Melvin “Ernie” Ernest Whitfield, 44, of 664 South Union Rd., passed away at his residence.  A memorial service will be held at a later date. Mr. Whitfield will be laid to rest at a later date beside his father, Melvin Randall Whitfield at Heritage Memorial Gardens.  In lieu of flowers memorials in his memory may be made c/o […]

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Changes to Seneca’s electric power deal

In a special meeting Monday, Seneca City Council will consider changes to its wholesale electric power purchase arrangement with the South Carolina Public Service Authority.  On the agenda is first reading of an amendment to the service and ancillary agreements between the two parties.  The mayor and council are also to consider first readings of new budgets for the 2016-17 […]

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Cutting the cost of Westminster electric power

Financial matters dot the agenda for this month’s regular meeting of Westminster City Council.  At 6 o’clock Tuesday night at the Depot, the mayor and the council will wade through an agenda that includes one dozen items of new business, including the effort to cut the cost of electric power.  The city leaders on Tuesday also will hear recommendations and […]

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Finalists for Westminster city job

After a called meeting yesterday, Westminster named two finalists for city administrator.  They are Rodney Johnson of Florence and Christopher Carter of Georgetown.  Mayor Brian Ramey says Carter and Johnson will get face-to-face interviews to determine who succeeds Jeff Lord, who is resigning to take a job elsewhere.       VKFacebookTwitterGoogle+

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Phyllis Ann LeRoy Anderson

Seneca, SC— Phyllis Ann LeRoy Anderson, 74, wife of John Wallace Anderson, of 111 Carson Road, Seneca, passed away Friday, March 13, 2016, at her home. Funeral services will be conducted at 4:00 PM, Sunday, May 15, 2016, at Corinth Baptist Church with burial to follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 3:00-4:00 PM, prior to […]

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