Evelyn Robinson

Evelyn White Robinson, 77, of 205 Lakecrest Road, Anderson died Tuesday at the Rainey Hospice House.  She was the wife of Russell “Robbie” Robinson.  The funeral will be 10 a-m Friday at the Sandifer Funeral Home.  The burial will follow in Heritage Memorial Gardens.  The family receives friends from 6 to 8 p-m Thursday at Sandifer Funeral Home.  The family […]

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David Smallwood

David Harold Smallwood, 66, of 732 Hidden Valley Road., Westminster died Mondat at his home.  A graveside service will be 10 a-m Thursday at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church Cenmetery.  The family receives friends following the graveside service.  Family members are at their homes.  Flowers are accepted.  Condolences may be expressed online by visiting www.sandiferfuneralhome.com.  Sandifer Funeral Home is assisting the […]

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Sewer line break near Seneca

Crews from the Oconee Joint Regional Sewer Authority worked thru the night to contain and make repairs to a sewer line break on Reedy Fork Road near Seneca. And those repairs continue today. Bob Winchester, JRSA executive director, described the break as “fairly major” and the cause has been attributed to the age of the line (34-year old pipe.) According […]

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Special Westminster meeting

A called meeting of Westminster City Council takes place at 6 tomorrow night at City Hall. The meeting begins with a public hearing on the city’s new budget, which increases taxes by 1.9 mills, to a total of 99.5 mills. At the latter part of tomorrow night’s agenda, council is scheduled for an executive session on “discussions related to negotiations […]

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Alexander extends wishes of “great success”

A state lawmaker was among those who extended the wish for great success to a Seneca-based business that officially cut the ribbon last week at its high-tech office. Senator Thomas Alexander called the varied services offered by Technology Solutions on By-Pass 123 “the wave of the future.” The business, formed by Stan Smith and Richard Ellison, offers internet service, phone […]

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Discolored Clemson water clearing up

Efforts by the Anderson Joint Regional Water System to clear up discolored water in the City of Clemson’s system appear to be working. According to an announcement by Clemson, the pipes are now carrying clearer water to the city and university. The water has been deemed safe to drink but until the discoloration subsides, users should limit clothes washing. Meantime, […]

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Arrest alleges attempted murder

A Westminster man has been arrested and charged with the attempted murder of his wife. Chief Dean Awalt says Scott Thomas Conquest was jailed yesterday in Walhalla, charged in an incident late Saturday night in the yard of a home on SC 24/the West-Oak Highway. Awalt says the victim in the incident was hospitalized for multiple injuries, and the police […]

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Streetscape contractor closed part of intersection

New sewer service for Martha’s Marketplace Café is the reason the Streetscape contractor yesterday closed part of S. College Street, between Main and S. Broad. The digging there has the dual purpose of extending a new water line across S. College for the Main Street block between College and S. Katherine. The city of Walhalla promises another Streetscape update by […]

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Public sounds off on when music becomes noise

Before delving into when the loudness of a piece of music becomes unacceptable, Oconee planning commissioners entertained comment from the audience at last night’s meeting. Four people spoke, including former planning commissioner Andi Heller. A Lake Keowee resident, Heller complained that late at night her bedroom, with the windows closed and the air-conditioning running, she can hear music played from […]

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