Collete Dawn Preiss

Collette Dawn Preiss, 43, of 1228 Stillwater Drive, Seneca, passed away on Thursday, February 11, 2016, at Oconee Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 PM, Wednesday, February 17, 2016, at the Davenport Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow at Heritage Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 12:30-1:30 PM, Wednesday, February 17, 2016, prior to the service […]

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Monday’s weather worries

With the second winter storm of the season possibly on the horizon, the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office is making preparations and stands ready to respond. “Monday is President’s Day and will be a county holiday with all county governmental offices closed,” says Oconee County Sheriff Mike Crenshaw. “However, the Sheriff’s Office is making preparations now for a weather system where […]

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Coroner sent to Mountain Rest

A public safety responder has confirmed to 101.7/WGOG NEWS that the coroner has been called to the rescue and search area at Mountain Rest. Crews searching the Big Bend area of Northern Oconee County located the body of an adult male. Charlie King of Oconee Emergency Services said, “We do not have any additional details to release at this time. More […]

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Gladys Wiladine “Dinky” Peay

Gladys Wiladine “Dinky” Peay, 83, passed away Thursday, February 11, 2016 at Seneca Health & Rehabilitation Center. Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 PM, Sunday, February 14, 2016, at Davenport Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow at Oconee Memorial Park in Seneca, SC. The family will receive friends from 1:00-2:00 PM, prior to the service, at Davenport Funeral […]

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More on the Chrissy Adams’ announcement

Chrissy Adams, Seneca resident and Solicitor in Oconee and Anderson who has been waging a battle against cancer, is announcing she will not seek re-election for a new term.  In part her statement today reads, “While it certainly had been my interest to seek another term, after a great deal of prayer and reflection, as well as discussions with my […]

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Solicitor to retire!

JUST IN an announcement from Chrissy Adams, Seneca resident and Solicitor in Oconee and Anderson.  Adams, who has been waging a battle against cancer, is announcing she will not seek re-election for a new term.  In part her statement reads, “While it certainly had been my interest to seek another term, after a great deal of prayer and reflection, as […]

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Polling place is a construction zone

The regular polling place for one set of Oconee County voters near Clemson is a construction zone, and there’s concern there could be difficulty there for those headed to the polls.  It’s the Corinth-Shiloh Fire Department, the polling location for those who are registered to vote in the Ravenel precinct.  But a spokeswoman for Oconee Elections says her office has […]

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Fire near Westminster

Two occupants of a home and their pet dogs are OK this morning–having exited a home on fire near Westminster.  The fire location was Dawn Drive near the Greenfield Road.  Lt. Michael Smith of the Westminster Fire Department said it’s believed the fire started in the back of home, likely in the laundry area.  An investigation is underway to determine […]

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Hospital trek on the way to governance

The large Greenville Hospital System that now counts Oconee Memorial as one of its health care providers is looking to grow beyond state borders by making governance changes.  GHS sees it as a way that, by getting bigger, its chances to survive in a rocky health care picture are enhanced with the capability to get bigger.  But some members of […]

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Final sidewalk pour hinges on weather

The Streetscape contractor has concern today for the moisture in the air.  An early decision was expected on whether a final pour of concrete takes place today toward the south side Main Street traffic lights at Ann Street. Yesterday workers poured  20 yards of concrete.  Hutch ‘N Son’s hope is that the plastic cover comes off today and the sidewalk […]

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