Robert Eugene McCall Jr.

Seneca, SC— Robert Gene McCall, Jr., 40, husband of Andrea S. McCall, of Seneca, passed away Friday, September 2, 2016. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 PM, Thursday, September 15, 2016, at Davenport Funeral Home Chapel. The family will receive friends from 12:30-1:30 PM prior to the service, at Davenport Funeral Home.    

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Patriotic fervor during Apple Festival luncheon

Cecil Sandifer belted out another rousing version of “God Bless America” and Senator Lindsey Graham warned that the U-S is in for a long fight against the Taliban and Isil.  The state’s superintendent of education keynoted the Apple Festival luncheon, sponsored by the Westminster Rotary Club, and extolled the value of good education and the quality of South Carolina’s educators.  […]

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Edwin “Red” Lyle

Westminster – Edwin James “Red” Lyle, 87, widower of the late Mary Lou Lyle, 120 Miller Farm Road, passed away Thursday, September 8, 2016 at Richard M. Campbell Veterans Nursing Home. A funeral service will be held 11 am, Saturday, September 17, 2016 from the Chapel of Sandifer Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Oconee Memorial Park. The family will […]

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Charles Cannon Jones

Seneca, SC— Charles Cannon Jones, 83, husband of Mildred Brown Jones, of 130 Cool Breeze Drive, Seneca, went to be with the Lord, Thursday, September 8, 2016, at Oconee Memorial Hospital. Graveside services will be conducted at 2:00 PM, Monday, September 12, 2016, at M.J. “Dolly” Cooper Veterans Cemetery, Anderson, SC 29621. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to […]

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Patching and re-paving SC 11 North

Motorists who feel the fillings in their teeth rattle while driving highway 11 north in Oconee County can look forward to relief.  The state’s resident DOT construction engineer, Josh Makison, has received word that a four-mile section of north highway 11 is scheduled for patching and re-surfacing.  The improvements are to take place two miles in both directions from the […]

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Clemson traffic announcements

The First Friday Parade on September 9th, 2016 will close College Avenue from N. Clemson Avenue to Highway 93 from 5:30PM until the end of the parade. Access to Highway 93 will be available via N. Clemson Avenue. Clemson vs. Troy Football on September 10th, 2016 will close College Avenue from Keith Street to Highway 93 from the beginning of the […]

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Lucy Lee

Mountain Rest, SC— Lucy Janett Carter Lee, 85, wife of the late Roy Cleveland Lee, of 117 Whetstone Road, Mountain Rest, passed away September 7, 2016, at her home. Funeral services will be conducted at 4:00 PM, Sunday, September 11, 2016, at Davenport Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow at Damascus Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends […]

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Thursday afternoon accidents

A car and an SUV collided yesterday afternoon near Walhalla in the vicinity of one of the S-curves on the Playground Road.  Several people were hurt.  A woman, identified to 101.7/WGOG NEWS as a backseat passenger was taken to a Greenville hospital.  No one was hurt on the grounds of the Bad Creek hydro plant yesterday when a bus carrying […]

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Marvin James Mize

Walhalla, SC— Marvin James Mize, 84, husband of Eleanor Pearson Mize, of 226 Oconee Station Road, Walhalla, passed away Wednesday, September 7, 2016, at his home. Funeral services will be conducted at 4:00 PM, Friday, September 9, 2016, at Davenport Funeral Home Chapel. The family will receive friends from 2:30-3:30 PM, Friday, September 9, 2016, prior to the service, at […]

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It’s time to talk Walhalla-West Union water deal

The contract for Walhalla to supply water to its neighbor West Union expired 10 months ago, and Walhalla utilities superintendent Scott Parris reminded his city council this week it’s time to do something about the arrangement.  Nancy Goehle, city administrator, predicts there will be some minor changes made in the new deal in which Walhalla acts as the wholesale supplier […]

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