McMaster to be A-OK, Blackston promises

  A Seneca Republican is eager to see his “loyal” friend become Governor.  Devoe Blackston has known Henry McMaster 40 years and considers the Lieutenant Governor a good man who learned well from a South Carolina legend, the late Senator Strom Thurmond.  After law school, McMaster worked for Thurmond.  Blackston predicts McMaster will be a good governor, in part, because […]

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Clyde Owens

Walhalla – Eddie Clyde Owens, 52, of 2238 Westminster Hwy, passed away Saturday, December 24, 2016 at his residence. A memorial service will be held 11 am, Wednesday, December 28, 2016 from the Chapel of Sandifer Funeral Home.  The family will receive friends following the service at the funeral home. The family is at their respective homes.  In lieu of […]

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Job Fair on Friday!

SC Works and Tri-County Technical College’s Corporate and Community Education Division (CCE) are reaching out this month to unemployed and underemployed individuals by hosting a Job Fair. The event will be held for Anderson, Oconee and Pickens counties residents Friday, January 6, from 9 a.m. – noon at the Industrial and Business Development Center located on the Pendleton Campus. Participants […]

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South Carolina v. Campbell tops trial docket

Charges that arose from a home fire last winter top the docket for next week’s term of Oconee General Sessions Court.  The Office of 10th Circuit Solicitor plans to call for trial the case against Walhalla resident Joshua Charles Campbell.  The defendant is accused of arson third degree and attempted murder, nine counts, as the result of a January 16 […]

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Oconee tax deadline arrives this weekend

An Oconee County tax deadline arrives this weekend.  Taxpayers wanting to qualify for a deduction for the 2016 year have until the close of business Friday to pay those bills in person or by mail Saturday providing the letters are postmarked no later than Saturday, December 31.  Those who satisfy their debt on line have until 11:59 Saturday night.  Because […]

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“Socktober” drive smashes goal

Around one-half of the students at Seneca Middle School qualify for free or reduced priced meals.  It’s a big reason the student body is motivated to give to the less fortunate during the holidays.  The “Socktober” drive at the school shattered its goal in collecting socks and toiletry items for the homeless shelter “Our Daily Rest.”  The drive collected more […]

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Roberta Head

Seneca, SC— Minnie Roberta Morgan Head, 83, wife of Harold B. Head of Redland Ranch Road, Walhalla, daughter of James Robert and Bertha Evans Morgan, and descendant of early settlers of Oconee and Pickens counties, died peacefully December 20, 2016, at the Cottingham Hospice House in Seneca, after an extended illness. She lived in the Clemson/Central/Pendleton area until moving to […]

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