Frank Russell Moore

Frank Russell Moore, 75, of 150 Sweet Water Road, Wahalla died Saturday at Greenville Memorial Hospital.  A memorial service will be 1 pm Wednesday at 170 Sweet Water Road, Walhalla, SC  29691, with masonic rites.  Flowers accepted.  The family is at the home of the son, Allen Moore of Walhalla.  Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.davenportfuneralhome.com. […]

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Oconee’s Jordanie Mertil wins MLK award

    An employee with Oconee Memorial Hospital was named the recipient of the Greenville Health System’s 9th annual Martin Luther King Diversity Leadership Award, while an innovative program serving Oconee County families received the departmental award. The awards honor a GHS employee and department that exemplify the values of Dr. King, said Kinneil Coltman, chief diversity officer for Greenville Health […]

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Edna Holbrooks

Edna Dickerson Holbrooks, 79, of 930 Seed Farm Road, Westminster died Sunday at her home.  She was the widow of Lloyd Clempson Holbrooks.  The funeral will be 2 pm Wednesday from the Chapel of Sandifer Funeral home.  The family is at the residence.  In place of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of the Foothills:  Attn:  Foundation Office, 298 […]

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Passenger killed in I-85 accident

The Oconee coroner is at work trying to identify the fatal victim in a crash this morning on I-85.  It occurred shortly after 6:15 this morning near mile marker three in the northbound lanes at Fair Play.  So far, here’s what’s known by Coroner Karl Addis:  The decedent is a 48-year old Vietnamese woman from Chamblee, Georgia who died at […]

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“Put a little ticket price on it”

By late last week Seneca awaited word from the famed Motown group Temptations to learn if the singers will accept Seneca’s $30 thousand dollar offer to perform during this year’s SenecaFest on Memorial Day weekend.  Riley Johnson, city events coordinator, said the contract is the first thing and then a decision on where to stage the featured concert—whether it’s downtown […]

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Oconee treasury bulks up!

The treasury of Oconee has been buttressed with the payment by the county’s largest taxpayer.  Treasurer Greg Nowell says Duke Energy made good on its 2015 property tax bill January 2 by executing a wire transfer.  According to Nowell, he never saw the check.  It went straight to the county’s bank account, he said.  It’s the first time   VKFacebookTwitterGoogle+

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I-85 accident

We’re getting word of a serious accident this morning on I-85 in Oconee County.  State troopers report the accident occurred shortly before 6:30 on the northbound interstate at the three-mile marker. VKFacebookTwitterGoogle+

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Harold Leon Williams

Harold Leon Williams, 99, died Friday at Lila Doyle.  He was the widower of Janie Elizabeth Williams.  The funeral will be 11 am Monday at Davenport Funeral Home Chapel.  Burial with military honors to follow in Oconee Memorial Park.  The family receives friends from 9:30-10:30 am Monday, prior to the service at Davenport Funeral Home.  Flowers accepted. Memorials may be […]

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Martha Gillespie

Martha Gillespie, 54, of 128 Unity Church Road, Westminster died Friday at Greenville Memorial Hospital.  She was the wife of Mark Edmond Gillespie.  The funeral will be 2 pm Tuesday at Sandifer Funeral Home.  The family is at the home of her father, Horace Blackwell, 134 Unity Church Road, Westminster, SC  29693.  Flowers accepted. Condolences may be expressed online by […]

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