A wet Wednesday

The bands of rain that chased away Streetscape workers yesterday in Walhalla produced nearly an inch and a half of rain.  The official measurement, as reported by U-S Weather Observer Barbara Wilson, amounted to 1.44”.  The typical reaction from Oconeeans who scampered to cover was that the rain is needed, but not all at once in these amounts. VKFacebookTwitterGoogle+

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Tickets to see and hear Pope Francis

Tickets to see and hear Pope Francis in Washington this month are being made available to South Carolinians through the office of U-S Senator Tim Scott.  His Holiness Pope Francis becomes the first pope to address a joint meeting of Congress when he speaks to the lawmakers at 10 a-m Thursday, September 24.  Scott’s office has a limited number of […]

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Annie Ruth White Derrick

Annie Ruth White Derrick, 77, of 115 Pasture Side Drive, Walhalla died Monday at Oconee Memorial Hospital.  She was the wife of Christopher Doyle Derrick. The funeral will be 2 p-m Friday at Poplar Springs Baptist Church with burial to follow in Oconee Memorial Park.  The family receives friends from 6-8 p-m Thursday at Davenport Funeral Home.  Flowers are accepted. […]

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George Gilliam

George Thomas Gilliam, 77, of 421 Simmons Ford road, Townville died Tuesday at AnMed Hospital.  He was the husband of Johnny Sue Hopkins Gilliam.  The funeral will be 2 p-m Friday from the Chapel of Sandifer Funeral Home.  Burial will follow in Fair Play Church of God Cemetery.  The family receives friends from 1-2 p-m, prior to the service, at […]

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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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