Verner Couch

Verner Couch, 79, of 2905 Highlands Highway, Walhalla died Wednesday at Seneca health and Rehab.  He was the widower of Mildred Louise Watkins Couch.  The funeral will be 11 a-m Friday at Davenport Funeral Home with burial to follow at Evergreen Memorial Gardens. The family receives friends from 10-11 a-m, prior to the service, at Davenport Funeral Home.  Flowers are […]

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Marty Brown

Marty Gentry Brown, 42, of 100 Green Valley Lane, Seneca died Monday at Greenville Memorial Hospital.  He was the husband of Tracey Denise Roach.  The funeral will be 11 a-m Saturday, prior to the service, from the Chapel of Sandifer Funeral Home.  The family is at the home of his brother, Greg Brown, 279 Friendship Valley Road, Seneca, SC  29678. […]

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An all-clear at noon today!

The wreckage and debris from a large truck accident on one of Seneca’s major arteries was pronounced clear by the noon hour today–ending a wet saga that blocked SC 130 traffic and forced the railroad to hold trains.  The 18-wheeler truck flipped exiting W. Sizemore Road and, according to Fire Chief Jan Oliver, landed in a ditch.  Two wreckers were […]

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Oak trees may be too large for medians

Narrow as the medians that are taking shape on Main, their size may be inadequate to handle an oak tree. A couple of Walhalla’s tree committee members are concerned, and President Dan Pollock of Partners for Progress says there will be discussion about this during Partners’ Monday night meeting at the Depot. Going into the meeting is the idea that […]

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Oak trees may be too big for medians

Narrow as the medians that are taking shape on Main, their size may be inadequate to handle an oak tree.  A couple of Walhalla’s tree committee members are considered, and President Dan Pollock of Partners for Progress says there will be discussion about this during Partners’ Monday night meeting at the Depot.  Going into the meeting is the idea that […]

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Council enlists the Sheriff’s help

In the next two weeks, Oconee County Council will rely on Sheriff Mike Crenshaw to come up with decibel readings at various places across the county.  The council will look to Crenshaw to provide the benchmark data that will allow them to decide how loud is too loud.  As the council decides the limits that should go in the noise […]

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Contract issued to build roundabout

An Oconee County road builder gets the job to build the county’s first roundabout of modern times.  To convert Wells Highway where it meets Strawberry Farm and Mormon Church roads near Seneca into a roundabout intersection the contract goes to Thrift Development.  According to Josh Makison, resident construction engineer for the DOT, the state will play Thrift Development $963 thousand […]

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Rain interrupts Streetscape concrete pouring

Heavy rain that soaked downtown Walhalla this morning chased away Streetscape workers, who are on the job today to pour a new curb on the north side of Main Street.  Once those concrete workers are able to return to work, the trucks and other equipment are going to make for more congestion.  Motorists and pedestrians should be careful.   VKFacebookTwitterGoogle+

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