Eight straight days of rain!

Barbara Wilson stays busy tracking all of this rain.  At her Walhalla Weather Station, she has recorded rain for the last eight, 24-hour periods of more than six and three-quarter inches.  Nearly two inches of rain in last three days alone.  December and November appear poised to go down in the record books of the Official U-S Weather Observer as […]

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“Ball Drop” idea arises too late

Seneca’s official New Year’s Eve celebration is a black tie-dinner event at the Lunney Museum.  But, to the disappointment of some, there will be no “ball-drop” later in the evening.  The idea had arisen to stage a ball-drop at nearby Ramcat Alley to coincide with the moment that the clock strikes twelve.  But City Administrator Greg Dietterick tells us that […]

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Southern Connector turns purple to fight cancer

It may cost more next year to drive the Southern Connector at Greenville, but part of what the driver pays next month will go to the fight against cancer.  Toll charges to use the road are increasing, but also in January the toll booths on Interstate-185, the Southern Connector, turn purple to support the American Cancer Society Relay for Life.  […]

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Cromer Alden “Buddy” Williams

Cromer Alden “Buddy” Williams, 70, of 712 Campbell Town Road, Walhalla died Sunday at Regenecy Hospital of Greenville.  He was the husband of Judy McJunkin Williams.  The family receives friends from 3-4 pm Wednesday prior to the service at Davenport Funeral Home.  The funeral will be 4 pm Wednesday at Davenport Funeral Home.  In place of flowers, memorials may be […]

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Timothy Brian Justus

Timothy Brian Justus, 49, of 233 Deer Run Estates, West Union died Sunday at Greenville Memorial Hospital.  The family receives friends from 1-2 pm Wednesday, prior to the service at Davenport Funeral Home.  The funeral will be 2 pm Wednesday at Davenport Funeral Home.  The family is at the home of his father, 263 Country Junction Road, West Union.  Condolences […]

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2015 award winners

Brandon Davis is an especially valuable member of the Westminster Fire Department.  Davis received the 2015 fire fighter and “High Point” awards.  Westminster’s Zack Mitchell received the fire chief’s award.  The awards were handed out during this year’s Westminster Fire Department Christmas party. VKFacebookTwitterGoogle+

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