Weekend fire near Seneca

The Red Cross lent assistance to an adult and a child as the result of a weekend fire near Seneca.  Oconee Fire Chief Charlie King said the fire was reported at 2 o’clock Saturday morning underneath a mobile home on the Harbin Lane near the Shiloh Road, inside the Corinth-Shiloh district.  According to King, smoke damage and the need to […]

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2016 the driest on Walhalla’s books

The record keeping of Walhalla’s Wilson and Brandt families which date back to the First World War period show that 2016 was the driest.  Somewhat oddly just three years prior, 2013 was the wettest.  Official Observer Barbara Wilson is hopeful that in 2017 the drought will be no more.  And the first three days of the New Year make for […]

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Victims of gun violence to be memorialized

A South Carolina group against gun violence invites churches across the state to take part this month in the second “Stand Up” event for those of all faiths to memorialize the victims of gun violence.  Scheduled for the weekend of January 28-29 the event will honor those who died in the Emanuel AME tragedy in Charleston and the death of […]

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William Narreece Wood

Walhalla, SC— William Narreece Wood, 64, husband of Lula Wood, of 502 Bullwinkle Drive, Walhalla, passed away Friday, December 30, 2016, at Greenville Memorial Hospital. A memorial service will be conducted at 11:00 AM, Tuesday, January 3, 2017, at Davenport Funeral Home Chapel. The family will receive friends from 10:00-11:00 AM, Tuesday, January 3, 2017, prior to the service, at […]

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Lisa Joann Claytor

  Salem, SC— Lisa Joann Claytor, 55, wife of Paul Douglas Claytor of 250 Ridge Road, Salem, passed away Sunday, January 1, 2017, at Oconee Memorial Hospital. Flowers or donations can be sent to the family at, 1621 Jones Mill Road, Simpsonville, SC, 29681. Davenport Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.          

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Molly King

  Seneca – Molly Suttles King, 82, widow of the late Almer B. King, 330 Gilliam Drive, passed away Monday, January 02, 2017 at Lila Doyle Nursing Care. A funeral service will be held 2 pm, Wednesday, January 4, 2017 at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church.  Burial will follow in the church cemetery.  The family will receive friends from 1-2 prior […]

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Martha Ann Duvall Bright

Seneca, SC— Martha Ann Duvall Bright, 72, wife of Ralph “Greg” Bright, of 136 Bruce Boulevard, Seneca, passed away Sunday, January 1, 2017, at GHS Cottingham Hospice House. Funeral services will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Oconee Hospice of the Foothills, GHS Cottingham Hospice House, Attn: Foundation Office, 298 Memorial Drive, Seneca, SC 29672. […]

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Long legal careers come to an end

  A total of 90 years in the Oconee County legal profession came to an end Saturday night in Walhalla, as an attorney and his paralegal said farewell to their many friends, clients, and colleagues.  Julian Stoudemire is retiring after 50 years as an attorney in Oconee County.  His paralegal, Gloria Prater, is also stepping down after having worked for […]

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