Charles Ruff

Westminster – Charles Edward Ruff, 83, widower of the late Dorothy Elizabeth Porter Ruff, 312 Pump House Road, passed away Wednesday, July 13, 2016 at North Pointe Assisted Living in Anderson.  A private service will be held at a later date.   In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Corinth Baptist Church, 1607 Toccoa Hwy, Westminster, SC 29693.  Condolences […]

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Murals to adorn wall at water plant

  Two artists are being recognized by Seneca for the murals they will affix to the wall in the atrium of the city’s re-built water plant at Normandy Shores.  The city decided that the long wall in the atrium of the new building needs to depict the local education and history.  So, the idea of a contest was born.  At […]

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Potential economic development project “Laser”

The agenda for next week’s meeting of Oconee County Council calls for a private session for the county to talk about the potential economic development project code-named “Project Laser.”  The office of the Oconee Alliance recently said this about Project Laser:  “Existing Oconee firm looking at placing a new business line at either one of these locations—Oconee, Arkansas, Texas or […]

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Sirens to sound as a test

At approximately 11:50 this morning, it’s a regular three-minute test of the sirens that are positioned to warn of an emergency at the Oconee Nuclear Plant.  It is to be a test only, to ensure the sirens work properly.  Hearing a siren does not mean to evacuate.  In an emergency, sirens are sounded as a signal to tune to a […]

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Water plant bid opening August 25

Plans detailing Pioneer Rural Water District’s treatment plant project are displayed on a table inside the conference room at district headquarters in Oakway.  The retail water supplier for parts of Oconee and Anderson counties is within weeks of knowing which contractors are interested in building their 2.5 MGD treatment plant at Oconee County’s Golden Corner Commerce Park on highway 59.  […]

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Four wrecked cars

State troopers categorize late yesterday afternoon’s accident near Clemson as a two-car accident whose impact involved two other cars.  Two people were reported injured in the 5 o’clock hour accident at U-S 123 and 93 near the Hartwell Village project, and one person was believed to have been sent by ambulance to a Greenville hospital.  The accident temporarily blocked part […]

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Police issues concern local churches

Seneca leaders have agreed to meet with church representatives to discuss ways that members of the community can interact with police officers.  The request for the meeting came last night from the Rev. W-C Honeycutt, representing the Seneca River Baptist Association, a group of more than one dozen area churches.  Honeycutt said he and his organization want to be pro-active […]

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New flags decorate Walhalla downtown

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The Walhalla American Legion recently purchased about 50, 3×5 ft American flags to add  color and patriotic flavor to Main Street. Legion spokesman Jerry Dyar said,  “Our mission is make sure that our city is always proud to show off our patriotic pride”, Dyar added.  (shown in the photo with the new colors are left to right:  Jerry Dyar, Rick […]

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Ash Tree counts “Matt” a success story

In the upstairs of what used to be a Main Street, Walhalla funeral home there is now space for classes that help men recover from alcohol and substance abuse. Ash Tree Men counts a 33-year old Oconeean named “Matt” whose life is changing for the better. Matt has learned work skills and will soon start a full-time job. He has […]

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Josh Donald

Westminster – Joshua Blake Donald, 33, of 403 Pump House Road, passed away Monday, July 11, 2016 at Oconee Memorial Hospital.  Born in Fort Campbell, KY, he was the son of Rebecca and Terry Kelley of Westminster and Mark Donald of Easley.  Mr. Donald was a member of Fair Play Church of God and attended Westminster Church of God.  A […]

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