Tony White

Dewey Tony White, 57, of 510 Oneal Ferry Road, Townville died Friday at An Med.  He was the husband of Vickie Jenkins White.  A Celebration of Life will be held 11 am Monday from the Chapel of Sandifer Funeral Home.  Internment at a late date at Oaklawn Memorial Gardens.  The family is at the residence.  Flowers accepted.  Condolences may be […]

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Medical Staff members face a vote tonight

At a meeting tonight, the members of the Medical Staff at Oconee Memorial Hospital face a vote on whether to unify with the Greenville Hospital System.  The Oconee hospital went under the umbrella of GHS in 2014.  Now the question arises as to the doctors whose privileges allow them to practice at the local hospital.  Hunter Kome, president of the […]

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Homicide suspect arrested in North Carolina

Dw'Ntraquis Rashaad Campbell Mug Shot

The U-S Marshals Service arrested an Oconee County homicide suspect today in Charlotte, North Carolina.  According to an announcement by the Oconee Sheriff’s Office, Dw’Ntraquis Campbell of Greenwood was arrested by the Operation Intercept Fugitive Task Force of the Marshals Service.  The 31-year old Campbell is charged with murder in the shooting death of Anthony Leon Holden of Seneca—along with […]

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West Union to need write-in to fill office

West Union will need a write-in candidate to fill a fourth seat on the town council. Qualifying to be a ballot candidate in April 5 election passed at noon today, with one candidate for mayor and three candidates for the four council seats.  Running unopposed on the ballot is Linda Oliver, for re-election as mayor.  The council candidates are Kelley […]

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All tickets spoken for at Seneca luncheon

All available tickets for next week’s luncheon at which Seneca recognizes African-American History Month have been reserved.  It’s a free luncheon, with a special twist this year.  Shelby Henderson, manager and curator of the Bertha Lee Strickland Cultural Museum.  At 1:45-2 the afternoon of Friday, February 12, the museum will open for regular hours at 208 W-S 2nd Street.  “The […]

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A new boss at Schneider Electric

101./7/WGOG NEWS has learned of an announcement yesterday at the Schneider Electric plant on the Sandifer Boulevard near Seneca.  Walhalla resident Garvin Barker will succeed Larry Smith as plant manager.  Smith, the long-time plant manager, is retiring.  Barker has worked several years in the capacity of Improvement Director, a job that required him to travel to Schneider’s plants.

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Two Seneca children removed to DSS care

Two children have been removed from their Seneca home to the care of the Department of Social Services as part of a police investigation into cruelty to children.  Chief John Covington last night announced the arrest and charges against the children’s mother and a man identified as the mother’s boyfriend.  The police charged the boyfriend, Alejandro Cervantes-Olvera with cruelty to […]

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