Too cold to pour concrete

Sub-freezing temperatures make this day impossible to pour concrete, as part of the Walhalla Streetscape.  The contractor says other work will be done, including electrical conduit and the completion of a waterline between Ann and Spring on the south side of Main Street. VKFacebookTwitterGoogle+

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So they don’t miss one play of the game!

The start time for next Monday’s meeting of the Oconee school trustees has been moved forward one hour, to 5 in the afternoon.  The reason?  So, the trustees can be better positioned to have finished their duties in order to get in front of a TV set for the Clemson-Alabama national championship game. VKFacebookTwitterGoogle+

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No more worn and tattered flags

WES flags

Torn and tattered American and South Carolina flags flying at one Oconee County public school are no more.  At last month’s meeting of the Westminster City Council, Mayor Rick McCormick presented six new flags to Westminster Principal Chad Lusk and Student Council leaders Abby Williams and Grant Mobley.  The Student Council noticed the old, worn out flags and wrote letters […]

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Clemson in the national spotlight


The appearance yesterday in front of Clemson’s Esso Club of Marty Smith and other ESPN personnel, along with a large Sports Center truck, is just another impact of the nationwide attention that a college team attracts when it’s about to play for the national title.  Meantime, the man who steers the big Clemson team equipment truck to all road games […]

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William Frank Harris

William Frank Harris, 76, of 201 Delphi Drive, Seneca died Friday at his home.  He was the husband of Kathleen Batchelor Harris.  The funeral will be 4 pm Wednesday at Davenport Funeral Home Chapel.  The family receives friends from 3-4 pm, prior to the service, at Davenport Funeral Home.  Flowers accepted.  Memorials may be made to Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundnation, 230 […]

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Louise Collins Haley

Louise Collins Haley, 71, of 1125 S. Andover Drive, Walhalla died Sunday at Greenville Memorial Hospital.  Among her survivors is her companion of 31 years, Ralph Roach. Graveside services will be 2 pm Wednesday at Evergreen Memorial Gardens.  The family receives friends from 6-8 pm Tuesday at Davenport Funeral Home.  Flowers accepted.  The family is at the home.  Condolences may […]

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H. William (Bill) Myers

H. William (Bill) Myers died December 31 after a 13-month battle with sarcoma.  A celebration of life takes place 2-4 pm Saturday, January 16 at Cross Creek Country Club in Seneca.  In place of flowers, donations may be made to Oconee Humane Society, 1925 Sandifer Blvd., Seneca, SC  29672 or to Oconee Hospice of the Foothills, 390 Keowee School Road, […]

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Frances Melligan

Frances Jeanette Melligan, 79, died Sunday at Seneca Health and Rehab.  She was the widow of Michael Melligan Jr.  A memorial service will be held at a later date where she will be laid to rest in Holy Cross Cemetery, Lackawanna, NY.  In place of flowers, memorials may be made to the charity of your choice.  Condolences may be expressed […]

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Kenneth Wood

Kenneth Carl Wood, 83, of the New Madison Community, Westminster died Thursday.  He was the husband of Susan Chandler.  A memorial service is planned 2 pm Friday tat Sandifer Funeral Home.  Condolences may be expressed online by visiting  Sandifer Funeral Home is assisting the family. VKFacebookTwitterGoogle+

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New Year’s Eve traffic stop snares theft suspect

Amber Lynn Moore

A traffic stop conducted by the Walhalla police New Year’s Eve apprehended an Anderson woman for whom the Oconee Sheriff’s Office held an arrest warrant. According to the Sheriff’s Office, 23-year old Amber Lynn Moore is charged with grand larceny November 15 of items belonging to family members near the Highlands Highway, Walhalla. A padlock to the door to a […]

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