Hospice festival big success

The annual Hospice of the Foothills Christmas Tree Festival raised a record high of $167,817.96.  The festival is now in its 13th year.  Festival co-chair Edna Rider said, “We are thrilled that so many people in our community love the Christmas Tree Festival and look forward to supporting it every year.  People love to support GHS Hospice of the Foothills […]

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Outside advice for Walhalla

Staff at a regional government service agency will advise Walhalla leaders as to the course to take to fill the city’s top job at City Hall.  101.7/WGOG NEWS has learned that Walhalla leaders will speak to representatives of the South Carolina Appalachian Council of Governments in Greenville as they go about replacing Nancy Goehle, who will retire as Walhalla’s long-time […]

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Three perish in Sunday night home fires

Oconee County authorities say three people have died in homes fires last night near Seneca and Walhalla.  Coroner Karl Addis says the bodies of two of the victims were found in a home on Brooksmore Road near Walhalla.  A third person was found in a home on the Seneca Creek Road near the Oconee Airport.  This morning Addis said he […]

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John Charles Papendick

  Tamassee, SC— John Charles Papendick, 62, husband of Elizabeth “Betsy” Riordan, of 805 Watermelon Way, Tamassee, passed away Wednesday, February 22, 2017. The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 PM, Thursday, March 2, 2017, at Davenport Funeral Home. A celebration of John’s life will be announced at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Children’s […]

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Frances Waters

    Seneca – Frances Hughes Waters, 89, widow of the late Archie Waters, of 202 W. Quincy Road, passed away Saturday, February 25, 2017 at Oconee Medical Center. A funeral service will be held 3 pm, Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at Trinity Baptist Church.  The family will receive friends from 1:30-3:00 pm, prior to the service at the church.  […]

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More Barbara Wilsons needed

  The Community Collaborative Rain, Hail and Snow Network needs volunteers to take precipitation measurements across South Carolina.  The non-profit is made up of volunteers of all ages who work together to measure and map precipitation for natural resource, education, and research applications.  For more information, contact Hope Mizzell.  She’s the state climatologist at MizzellH@dnr.sc.gov.

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