Pauline Smith

Pauline Bond Smith, 95, former Westminster resident, died Friday at Cottingham Hospice House.  She was the widow of C-L Smith.  The funeral will be 3:30 pm Sunday at from the Chapel of Sandifer Funeral Home.  The family receives friends from 2-3 pm Sunday at the funeral home.  Burial will follow in the First Baptist Church Cemetery.  The family is at […]

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Traffic fatality was West Union mother

  This morning’s traffic fatality near Westminster was a 28-year old West Union woman.  Coroner Karl Addis says Chasity M. Buckler died at the scene of a head injury.  The accident occurred just before 8 this morning on s. highway 11 near the Armstrong Road intersection.  According to Addis, Buckler’s 24-year old sister was a front seat passenger.  Five children […]

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Wet grounds mean changes for Clemson football parking

Five inches of rain in five days have forced Clemson football officials to make parking adjustments for tomorrow afternoon’s game with Florida State.  Rains have saturated grass parking areas, and Lots 1 and 2 are closed.  Lots 13 and 14 have limited capacity.  Any further updates on parking will be available on ClemsonTigers.com and through the department’s social media channels […]

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Debbie Evatt

Debbie Diane Mealor Evatt, 58, of 230 Cedar Hollow Road, Seneca died Friday at Greenvlle Memorial Hospital.  She was the wife of Cameron “Cam” R. Evatt.  Graveside service will be 2:30 pm Sunday at Heritage Memorial Gardens Mausoleum Chapel.  The family receive friends prior to the service 1-2:30 pm.  Entombment will follow.  The family is at the home of mother-in-law […]

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Accident UPDATE

The Oconee coroner says later this afternoon he will announce the name of the person who died this morning in an accident not far from the West-Oak High School.  The accident, around 8 a-m, occurred just to the north of the SC 11-Armstrong Road intersection and involved an SUV and a large truck.  As many as six people required treatment, including […]

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Farm Center leader: “lot of work ahead”

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Stanley Gibson says he and others involved in the South Carolina Foothills Heritage Fair are feeling validated by this week’s Oconee County Council vote to buy property on which to build a permanent home for the fair, along with an agriculture center offering a mixed use.  But Gibson acknowledges the work has only just begun, as it’s incumbent on the […]

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Streetscape “crawling along”

A woman in Seneca said this morning it hasn’t stopped raining since she moved to South Carolina.  Whether you are trying to cut a tree or whether you are working on Walhalla Streetscape, the wet weather is likely affecting your work schedule.  Walhalla utilities superintendent Scott Parris last night said, “Streetscape is crawling along.”  In spite of showers yesterday, the […]

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Major Oconee accident

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At this hour, SC 11 and the Armstrong Road near Westminster remains blocked to traffic in the aftermath of an accident that has killed one person and injured as many as six others. A report from Oconee hospital indicates one adult and four children are being treated in the emergency department, while a fifth child has been transferred to a […]

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Scott connects with Keowee students

A ring tone on a class computer last week signaled that a U-S senator wanted to talk to students at the Keowee Elementary School.  Students in Christie Moore’s 5th grade gifted and talented class awaited a connection using Skype for a conversation with Senator Tim Scott.  It began with a wave and a smile from Scott.  After saying hello, Scott […]

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Arrest made near burglary scene

An Oconee sheriff’s officer arrested a 38-year old Seneca area woman Wednesday, not far from the scene of a Mountain Rest burglary.  According to authorities, Nadia Mae Kondwros of the South Cove Road has been charged with petty larceny, burglary second degree, open container, and driving under suspension first offense.  The deputy’s investigation indicates that entry to the home was […]

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