Doris Beatrice McCall Orr

Salem, SC— Doris Beatrice McCall Orr, 69, wife the late William F. Orr, of 125 Bennettsville Road, Salem, SC, passed away Sunday, March 20, 2016 at AnMed Health Medical Center. Services will be conducted at 11:00 AM, Wednesday, March 23, 2016, at Davenport Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow at Oconee Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from […]

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Tree planting underway!

The first set of maple trees are going in the ground along the sidewalk side of Main Street in downtown Walhalla.  A city worker could be seen digging a large hole this afternoon near the corner of Main and N. Ann streets. VKFacebookTwitterGoogle+

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Special meeting tomorrow night!

A week ago, Westminster received the resignation of its near two-year city administrator, Jeff Lord.  Now the council will go behind closed doors to talk about the position of administrator.  It’s part of a special meeting at 6:30 tomorrow night at the Westminster Depot.  Preceding the closed session tomorrow are matters involving Destination Oconee and Westminster Local Development Corporation. VKFacebookTwitterGoogle+

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Arrest made during investigation of Townville fight

Devin Deville Ferguson

  In the investigation of a fight reported Saturday night in Townville, Oconee sheriff’s officers arrested a 23-year old man wanted by the state of Wisconsin.  Authorities in Fond Du Lac County, Wisconsin have now asked the Oconee Sheriff’s Office to hold Devin Develle Ferguson until they have the chance to pick him up.  A fugitive from justice warrant alleges […]

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Gregory Hamilton

Salem – Gregory Dean Hamilton, 59, husband of Kathryn Broyles Hamilton, 250 Hamilton Drive, passed away Saturday, March 19, 2016 at the Cottingham Hospice House. A funeral service will be held 2 pm, Wednesday, March 23, 2016 at Fall Creek Baptist Church.  Burial will follow in the church cemetery.  The family will receive friends from 6-8 pm, Tuesday, March 22, […]

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Lakefront property changes hands in Seneca

Bank-held commercial property has changed hands on the 123 By-Pass in Seneca.  The property has been described as Lots 1-10 in the Northwest Point subdivision.  Portions of the property touch Lake Keowee.  According to City Hall, the property is zoned highway commercial.  Legal documents show the deal involved the Bank of America as the seller and a Tiger Boulevard LLC—Kishyam—as […]

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Council race deepens

Contests are developing today for a pair of seats on the Oconee County Council.  Joel Thrift, as the incumbent, has joined Julian Davis in the GOP race for Seat Four.  Sandra Jones joins Glenn Hart for District Five.  All those interested in running for political office this year have until the middle of next week to enter the fray. VKFacebookTwitterGoogle+

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“Good Morning, Congressman”

When a young lawyer stepped in front of the lectern in Seneca, someone from the audience yelled out a greeting, “Good Morning, Congressman.”  That brought a smile to the face of Chris Fedalei, though the Greenville lawyer realizes he has a ways to go if he’s going to be elected the next congressman representing Greenville and Spartanburg.  After all, the […]

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