Gatha Broome

Gatha Mae Cox Broome, 81, of 313 W. Sunset Strip Dr., Seneca died Thursday at the Cottingham Hospice House.  She was the widow of Weltner James “Bud” Broome.  A memorial service will be 1 pm Saturday at Bountyland Baptist Church.  The family receives friends prior to the service, 12-1 pm.  Family members are at their homes.  In place of flowers, […]

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Luther Moore

Luther Verner Moore, 98, died Thursday.  He was the widower of Geneva Ann Schimmel Moore.  The funeral will be 2 pm Saturday at Long Creek Baptist Church.  Burial follows in Long Creek Memorial Gardens.  Family members are at their homes.  Flowers accepted. Condolences may be expressed online by visiting www.sandiferfuneralhome.com.  Sandifer Funeral Home is assisting the family. VKFacebookTwitterGoogle+

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Rosa Bell Collins Lee

Rosa Bell Collins Lee, 92, of 120 Welcome Church Road, Westminster died Friday at Fellowship Health and Rehab in Anderson.  The funeral will be 2 pm Saturday at Davenport Funeral Home Chapel, with burial in Oconee Memorial Park.  The family receives friends from 12:30-1:30 pm, prior to the service, at Davenport Funeral Home.  In place of flowers, memorials may be […]

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Missing father and children found

A missing father and three children turned up in the Salem area, and the Oconee Sheriff’s Office announced the end to the search for David Augustus Mize and three children. Sheriff’s officers say Mize’s apprehension took place without incident Wednesday at a trailer on the Whitewater Falls Road. The 49-year old Mize was sent to jail and the children, who […]

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Seneca files motion in Haynes’ case

Seneca moved in the Common Pleas Court yesterday for the appointment of a receiver to carry out a judgment against the owner of a downtown building that the city regards as a danger.  City attorneys say their motion is supported by the rules of civil procedure.  And they argue that there has been proper service of an order issued last […]

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Resolution re-drawn for Oconee County Council

A resolution on international matters that have potential bearing on the United States has been re-drawn to be considered during next week’s meeting of the Oconee County Council.  The resolution for  Tuesday night’s meeting opposes the re-settlement of Syrian refugees in Oconee and supports South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley in her opposition to allowing Syrian refugees to re-settle within the […]

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Albert Lee

Albert Richard Lee, 73, of 16 Grace Terrace Street, Martin, Georgia died Monday at Athens Regional Hospital.  The funeral will be 2 pm Saturday from the Chapel of Sandifer Funeral Home.  The family receives friends from 6-8 pm Friday at Sandifer Funeral Home.  Burial will follow in Heritage Memorial Gardens.  The family is at the residence.  Flowers accepted. Condolences may […]

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Downtown Walhalla accident

A late morning accident on Walhalla’s Main Street involved a sanitation truck and an unmarked police car.  The impact broken side panel glass in the police car.  The accident occurred in front of the police station at Main and N. College streets. VKFacebookTwitterGoogle+

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Today’s Streetscape work

  General contractor Hutch ‘N Son has scheduled the following work today on the Walhalla Streetscape project.  Water line construction on the South side of Main between Catherine and Spring.  Sidewalk, curb and gutter work on the north Side.  No work is planned tomorrow on Thanksgiving or on Black Friday.   VKFacebookTwitterGoogle+

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Clemson University reports texting research

Research at Clemson University finds that advertisements touting the dangers of texting while driving are more convincing when they target an individual as a potential victim. Christopher Hopkins, associate professor of marketing in Clemson’s business school, said the research he conducted with two associates examined the type of ad sponsor and the victim context in an advertisement’s message.  Hopkins was […]

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