Oconee’s first newborn

A seven-pound, seven-ounce baby girl is Oconee Memorial Hospital’s first born in 2016. McKenzie Mattie Dyar entered the world at 4:43 New Year’s Day morning.  She measured 19 inches in length.  Her parents are Cassidy and Austin Dyar. VKFacebookTwitterGoogle+

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Auditors at Seneca City Hall

In the closing days of 2015 auditors were a common sight at the Seneca City Hall. In cooperation with the city’s financial staff, the external auditors are gathering information for the 2014-15 audit.  City Clerk-Treasurer Joel Seavey says auditor Mike Stancil will present the audit during a city council meeting. VKFacebookTwitterGoogle+

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Edward Thomas Woods

Edward Thomas Woods, 84, of 309 Filo Road, Seneca died Saturday at home.  He was the husband of Margaret Brown Woods.  The funeral will be 11 am Saturday at Davenport Funeral Home, with burial to follow in Evergreen Memorial Gardens.  The family receives friends from 9:30-10:30 am Saturday, prior to the service at Davenport Funeral Home. The family is at […]

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Nora C. Massey

Nora C. Massey, 91, of 661 Playground Road, Walhalla died Wednesday at GHS Cottingham Hospice House.  She was the widow of William Derrill Massey.  The funeral will be 2 pm Saturday at Chicopee United Methodist Church, 403 S. Catherine Street, Walhalla.  The family receives friends from 1-2 pm Saturday prior to the service at the church.  In place of flowers, […]

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Sherry Whitfield

Sherry Joe Whitfield, 72, of 120 Donald Road, Seneca died Monday at her home.  She was the widow of Clinton Whitfield.  The funeral will be 2 pm Saturday at the residence.  The family receives friends at the residence.  Flowers accepted and can be sent to the home. Condolences may be expressed online by visiting www.sandfierfuneralhome.com.  Sandifer Funeral Home is assisting […]

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Emily Bramlett

Emily Sue McAlister Bramlett, 79, of 240 Davis Bridge Road, Westminster died Thursday at the Cottingham Hospice House.  She was the widow of J-L Bramlett.  The funeral will be 2 pm Sunday from the Chapel of Sandifer Funeral Home.  Burial follows in Heritage Memorial Gardens.  The family receives friends from 1-2 pm prior to the service at Sandifer Funeral Home. […]

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A tax deadline at 5 today!

The window clerks at the Oconee Treasurer’s Office are ready today to greet the tax-paying public.  Five o’clock this afternoon is the deadline for a property owner to pay his 2015 obligation and qualify for a deduction on his 2015 returns.  If you are paying by U-S mail, the payment qualifies as long as your letter is postmarked no later […]

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Deadline approaches for Seneca write-in candidates

An election official says a second deadline associated with Seneca’s 2016 election arrives tomorrow.  After tomorrow, the office of Oconee Registration and Elections will close the books on the opportunity for Seneca residents to run in their city’s March election as write-in candidates.  The ballot for the election was set earlier this month when incumbents only had qualified for re-election. […]

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Construction is underway

Construction has started on three fire department substations across Oconee County.  Plans for a fourth substation in front of the Hamilton Career Center at Bountyland are with the architect.  Charlie King, Oconee Fire Chief, has identified the areas where substations are now being built as Shiloh Road, Chattooga Ridge Road, and Choehee Valley Road.   VKFacebookTwitterGoogle+

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