Loma Ellenburg Sherman

Seneca, SC— Loma Ellenburg Sherman, 70, of 152 Snow Creek Rd, Seneca, passed away Thursday, April 21, 2016, at Mountain Home Health and Rehabilitation in Henderson, NC. Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 PM, Friday, April 22, 2016 at Heritage Memorial Gardens Mausoleum Chapel. The family is at their respective homes.  Condolences may be sent to the family by […]

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Magazine rates Seneca High

Seneca High School has been awarded a silver medal from U-S News and World Report as a Best High School in the country.  According to the county school district, Seneca ranked 19th in the state and 2360 in the country.  The magazine uses the South Carolina State Assessment Program results, along with Advanced Placement Test results to determine the best […]

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Multi-sport event to impact traffic

A triathlon is a multi-sport event consisting of a swim, bike and run.  And all of that affects Clemson and parts of Oconee tomorrow and Saturday.  Roads will close at 9 o’clock tomorrow morning and re-open at 4:30.  According to the U-S-A Triathlon Collegiate Club, it means that there will be full and partial road closures that may require detours […]

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Settlement NOW official!

  The civil litigation that pitted the parents of the late Zachary Hammond against Seneca is no more.  Previously, there had been announcement of an out of court settlement.  But not until a proceeding this morning at the Oconee Courthouse formally approved that settlement, with agreement from all sides.  Circuit Judge Letitia Verdin told the parties she would sign the […]

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Oconee Library thanks its volunteers

The South Carolina Room at the Walhalla Library is now the Janice Antoinette “Ann” Morris Rogers Room.  The honor goes to a long-time library volunteer who was instrumental in the project indexing newspaper micro-film for the library’s genealogy collection.  Rogers’ son, Chris, unveiled a plaque.  The honor was one of a number of recognitions that Oconee Public Library made during […]

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Bicycle riding weekend in Oconee

Bicycle riders take to the pavements of Oconee County in a pair of events that have become a staple for this time of year.  Besides the Tri-athlon riders near Clemson, the Walhalla and Salem areas can expect to see cyclists dressed in their colorful neon jerseys.  Issaqueena’s Last Ride tomorrow will follow back roads north of Walhalla through Salem and […]

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Remembering Oakway’s school

The legacy of 94 years of public schools in Oakway community will be celebrated during homecoming next month on the campus of what today is the Oakway Intermediate School.  Everyone who had a connection with the four generations that attended elementary, middle and high school in Oakway is invited at 11 a-m Saturday, May 14 for a ticketed barbecue lunch […]

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Apartment resident helps deputy effect arrest

Shea Doonan and Oconee County Sheriff Mike Crenshaw

  At a complex of homes and apartments, populated by Clemson students, a resident came to the aid of an Oconee deputy sheriff as he tried to defuse a gun possession incident.  And the Oconee Sheriff’s Office this week recognized the Samaritan.  Sheriff Mike Crenshaw called the help given by Shea Doonan to his officer March 10 an example of […]

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Charter school to expand to Salem

  A new type of school is headed to the small Oconee town of Salem.  A representative of the Next High School at Greenville contacted reporters late yesterday afternoon to say that the Greenville-based charter school is in the process of acquiring state approval to expand to Salem—where town officials are rolling out a welcome mat.  The plan is to […]

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Sex assault alleged in Oconee

A Dorchester County man is under arrest in Oconee County, charged with criminal sexual conduct first degree.  The Oconee Sheriff’s Office identified Stokes Avinger Brownlee of St. George as the man arrested yesterday after a deputy was sent to the Clemson Police Department. The affidavit to the arrest warrant alleges the crime occurred on Dubose Circle at the social fraternity […]

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