The lawsuit the challenges the school board vote

Oconee school trustees are reserving part of their meeting Monday night for the legal matter involving the lawsuit that challenges the board’s decision to close the Tamassee-Salem Middle/High School.  That legal matter is to be addressed by the trustees as part of an executive session, to follow the regular open part of the meeting. VKFacebookTwitterGoogle+

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An apology for the water service interruption

The Walhalla Streetscape contractor apologizes for the water service disruption yesterday.  Here’s Hutch ‘N Son’s explanation: “When we are digging in a territory that we have no clue what is on the existing water system, sometimes things are hit and we cannot help it..” A flagpole was installed yesterday in front of the police station.  And now, according to Hutch […]

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William Clark Edwards

William Clark Edwards, 82, of 630 Shiloh Road, Seneca died Tuesday at Richard M. Campbell Veterans Nursing Home.  He was the husband of Carolyn Emerson Edwards. The funeral will be 2 pm Thursday at Hepsibah Baptist Church with burial to follow in Oconee Memorial Park.  The family receives friends from 12-1:30 pm Thursday, prior to the service at the church. […]

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Carolyn Sue Hanvey Pearson

Carolyn Sue Hanvey Pearson, 77, of 205 Arphenia Drive, West Union died Tuesday at her daughter’s home.  She was the widow of Charles William Pearson.  The funeral will be 11 am Friday at Davenport Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow in Oconee Memorial Park.  The family receives friends from 6-8 pm Thursday at Davenport Funeral Home. Flowers accepted.  Memorials […]

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Stella Adams

Stella Mae Marcus Adams, 83, of 120 Coneross Knob Drive, Seneca died Wednesday at her home.  She was the widow of James F. Adams.  A celebration of life takes place 11 am Saturday at Full Gospel Temple, Seneca.  In place of flowers, memorials may be made in Stella Adams’ memory to the Tribble Center, in honor of Andy Reynolds, 116 […]

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Infant abuse investigated at Seneca

A 19-year old man in Seneca has been arrested and charged with unlawful conduct toward a child.  Police Chief John Covington said his investigators intend to obtain a second warrant further charging Leroy Lee Morris with inflicting great bodily harm to a child.  The child, an infant, was reported by Covington to be in critical condition at Greenville Health System, […]

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Elected leaders make a friendly wager

Members of Congress in both South Carolina and Alabama have made a friendly wager as to which team wins the national championship.  The two are South Carolina 3rd District Congressman Jeff Duncan and Alabama’s 7th District Congresswoman Terri Sewell.  If Clemson wins, Sewell has agreed to treat Duncan’s office to ribs from the famous Dreamland Bar-B-Que in Tuscaloosa and will […]

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Tiger statue stolen, police investigate

In the week leading up to the national title game, someone stole a Tiger statue belonging to a Clemson bank.  The city police say the Tiger statue was stolen sometime between 6 o’clock Monday night and 9 o’clock Tuesday morning from the Bank of America at the corner of College Avenue and Wall Street.  If you can help solve the […]

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Manufacturer accused of hazardous waste violations

An Oconee manufacturer is being accused of violating the state’s hazardous waste management regulations, and the board governing DHEC plans to consider action during its meeting tomorrow at Columbia.  DHEC staff seeks an order requiring the Johnson Controls Battery plant near West Union to ensure that its hazardous waste containers are managed according to regulations, along with a civil penalty […]

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