Frances Carrie Galloway Burrell

Frances Carrie Galloway Burrell, 71, of 227 South Abbott Road, Walhalla died Saturday at Pruitt Healthcare.  She was the wife of Charles Burrell.  Graveside services will be 11 am Monday at Oconee Memorial Park.  Flowers accepted.  Family members are at their homes. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.davenportfuneralhome.com. Davenport Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. VKFacebookTwitterGoogle+

Read more

Maranda Hamby

Maranda Nicole Hamby, 26, of 609 Glenn Ferry Road, Fair Play died Friday at her home. Condolences may be expressed online by visiting www.sandferfuneralhome.com.  Sandifer Funeral; Home is assisting the family. VKFacebookTwitterGoogle+

Read more

Gail Holden

Theresa Gail Holden, 59, of Sunshine Circle, Apt. 32, Westminster died Friday at Oconee Memorial Hospital.  A memorial service will be 2 pm Sunday at from the Chapel of Sandifer Funeral Home.  The family receives friends after the service at the funeral home.  In place of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of the Foothills, Attn:  Foundation Office, 298 […]

Read more

Fire at manufacturing plant

A fire has been extinguished inside the Oconee manufacturing plant of Johnson Controls near Seneca.  West Union Fire Department reports the fire around 9:15 this morning damaged ducts in the air handling system.  Work at the battery plant remained halted for about two hours as smoke was removed. Normal operations were expected to resume in quick order. No one was […]

Read more

Coats for Kids this afternoon!

If you are an Oconee County child and in need of a coat for winter 2016, you can pick one up at NO charge this afternoon at the Keowee Village Shopping Center near Seneca.  For a couple of more hours, coats are being distributed in front of the Bi-Lo by employees of the 10th Circuit Solicitor’s Office.  Rosemary Littleton, spokeswoman […]

Read more

No decision yet on meeting

State Representative Bill Sandifer, chairman of the Oconee Legislative Delegation, says a decision has yet to be made on whether to hold an annual public meeting in concert with the start of a new session in Columbia.  Two Oconeeans told 101/7/WGOG NEWS today no such meeting was held last year as the delegation went back to Columbia for their then […]

Read more

Two home burglaries near Westminster

Westminster Burglary - Picture One

Two home burglaries occurred near Westminster, and the Oconee Sheriff’s Office appeals to the public for help in identifying those responsible for the crimes.  Medication and about $150 dollars were taken from a home on the Coffee Road—believed to have been stolen by a man or a woman or both who were visitors to the home.  The suspects in that […]

Read more

Lining up Oconee’s third “spec” building

A unanimous vote by the Oconee County Council means the county will build its third “spec” building to use as a carrot to attract the industrial rabbit.  The county built two other spec buildings, but both are now occupied.  Russell Johnson, project manager for the Oconee Economic Alliance, said today a meeting will be held soon to work on details […]

Read more

Planned Oconee development to be unique

The large church, along with a major business development, proposed for Oconee County property near Clemson will be unprecedented in South Carolina, from the standpoint of the national development company behind what is being called Hartwell Village.  The project is saiod to bep pursuing a hotel, a restaurant, and a movie theatre among other types of business.  Richard Blackwell, executive […]

Read more

German auto project eying Oconee

An un-identified German automotive project is considering Oconee County.  The county’s economic development recruiter predicts the company will make a decision in the next couple of months.  Richard Blackwell this morning categorized the project, code-named “Project Crystal” in a “warm” status as to Oconee’s chances to land it.  He told the board of directors of the county’s Economic Alliance that […]

Read more
1 127 128 129 130 131 975