Hospital “governance: at the fore

The trustees who govern the Greenville Health System, which includes the Oconee Memorial Hospital, are scheduled to act next week on a governance resolution that apparently would move public non-profit GHS closer to being part of a large private, non-profit multi-regional system.  As one local hospital source explained it to us it would allow GHS to remain a major player […]

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Joe “Larry” Turner

Joe “Larry” Turner, 62, of 367-A Fairfield Road, Walhalla died Thursday at Greenville Memorial Hospital.  The funeral will be 11 am Saturday at Davenport Funeral Home. Flowers accepted.  Memorials may be made to the charity of your choice.  The family is at the home.  Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.davenportfuneralhome.com.  Davenport Funeral Home in charge of […]

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Degrees awarded this weekend

Graduates, along with their friends and family members, are on the campus this weekend at Southern Wesleyan University in Central.  About 313 degrees are being awarded to December graduates.  Students in the university’s traditional program are taking part in a 3 o’clock ceremony this afternoon in Newton Hobson Chapel and Fine Arts Center.  At 3 tomorrow, it’ll be time for […]

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Officeholder to bid for new term

Early next year Oconeeans who want to be involved in the 2016 election process will have decisions and deadlines to meet.   For those who want the nomination of the party of their choice, candidate qualifying will start in mid March.  County Clerk of Court Beverly Whitfield, a Republican, told 101.7/WGOG NEWS she will be a candidate next year for re-election.  […]

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Salem resident adoption winner

Salem resident Jane Finfrock will make a new home for the offspring of a cow that witnessed its mother’s death in a traffic accident.  Finfrock was the winning applicant of 150 submitted to the Oconee Animal Shelter.  The only cost associated is a $200 dollar adoption fee.  Before the adoption is completed, Animal Control officers will check the Salem resident’s […]

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Dollar General denied zoning exception

Unless there’s an appeal to the circuit court, there will be no Dollar General at a 4-way stop intersection in rural Oconee.  The final vote taken last night by the county Board of Zoning Appeals denied a Woodruff-based development company the special exception that it needed to build a 9,100 square foot Dollar General at Ebenezer Road and SC 188/the […]

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Kevin Eugene Fretwell

Kevin Eugene Fretwell, 48m of 315 Rose Drive, West Union died Friday at his home.  He was the husband of Essie Darlene Fretwell.  A memorial service will be held.  In place of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, PO Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK  73123.  Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.davenportfuneralhome.com.  Davenport […]

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James “Jim” Roach

James Roach, 80, of Powedersville Road, Easley died Wednesday at Greenville Memorial Hospital.  He was the husband of Gloria Carron Roach.  The funeral will be 2 pm Saturday from the chapel of Sandifer Funeral Home.  Burial follows in First Baptist Memorial Park of Westminster.  The family receives friends from 1-2 pm Saturday at Sandifer Funeral Home prior to the service. […]

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Charles Bright

Charles Albert Bright, 85, of 156 Carson Road, Seneca died Thursday at the Cottingham Hospice house.  He was the husband of Mary Lois Landreth Bright.  The funeral will be 11 a-m Saturday from the Chapel of Sandifer Funeral Home.  Burial follows in Oconee Memorial Park.  The family receives friends from 6-8 pm Friday at Sandifer Funeral Home.  The family is […]

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