Savannah “Peggy” Tompkins Hix

Seneca, SC— Savannah “Peggy” Tompkins Hix, 97, wife of the late James Henry Hix, of 5018 Corinth Drive, Seneca, passed away Thursday, December 29, 2016, at GHS Lila Doyle. A graveside service will be conducted at 2:00 PM, Saturday, December 31, 2016, at Oconee Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from, 1:00-2:00 PM, Saturday, prior to the service, at […]

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Margie McAlister Hopkins

Westminster, SC— Margie McAlister Hopkins, 73, wife of the late James Wallace Hopkins, of 221 Robert Grant Drive, Westminster, passed away Friday, December 30, 2016, at GHS Cottingham Hospice House. Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 PM, Monday, January 2, 2017, at Davenport Funeral Home with burial to follow at Heritage Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from, […]

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Joyce Lee Martin Stanley

Seneca, SC— Joyce Lee Martin Stanley, 75, wife of the late Charles Fonda Stanley, of 115 Gillespie Road, Seneca, passed away Friday, December 30, 2016, at The Residences at Park Place. Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 AM, Monday, January 2, 2017, at Poplar Springs Baptist Church with burial to follow at Oconee Memorial Gardens. The family will receive […]

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Pedestrian accident in Seneca

A woman was hurt this afternoon in a pedestrian accident in Seneca.  Police Major Jeremy Rothell says the accident occurred on E-N 1st Street in front of the Crystal Clear Car Wash, across from the Hampton Inn and Suites.  The woman was being taken to a hospital.  According to Rothell, a sanitation truck was involved in the accident and the […]

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UPDATE: Fair Play man sought now in custody

Late word from the Oconee Sheriff’s Office:  “The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office has received word that 37 year old William James Wood of Fair Play, who was wanted on a charge of Strong Arm Robbery in connection with the Wednesday evening incident at the Bountyland Quik Stop location near Fair Play on south Highway 11, was taken into custody today […]

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Alice Nell Walker Barnhardt

Seneca, SC— Alice Nell Walker Barnhardt passed away peacefully on December 29, 2016, at the Lila Doyle Nursing Facility in Seneca, South Carolina. She was surrounded by members of her family. A memorial service for Ms. Barnhardt will be held in the Spring at Carolina Memorial Gardens in Kannapolis, North Carolina.  Davenport Funeral Home is charge of arrangements.

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Year in Review on the air!

At the end of February this year came the sad realization in Oconee County that vacant industrial park property would not get its first tenant.  Michelin decided to build a distribution center in Spartanburg County, after a once-extended option at Oconee’s Golden Corner Commerce Park expired. This story is part of the Year in Review, to be presented three times […]

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Phil Cheney says Danny Day will be missed

Danny Day of Seneca has completed two, four-year terms on the Oconee Library Board of Trustees.  Day chairs the board that sets policy for the county’s public libraries.  By county ordinance, Day (left) is forced to leave the board and his replacement will be named by the Oconee County Council.  Phil Cheney, director of the libraries, says Day will be […]

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