Graham glad-hands the crowd


“I love you Lindsey Graham.”  That was the message and hug Senator Graham received from one woman before Graham even walked into a Seneca restaurant this morning for his meet-and-greet event, arranged by the county Republican Party.  With ease, Central native and Oconee resident Graham has won elections for the Senate and House.  Based on early polling, he’s finding it […]

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Little Free libaries to be dedicated

  The Friends of the Library of the Oconee Public Library announces the construction and installation of two Little Free Libraries in Fair Play. One is located in the Lake Hartwell State Park (19138 South Highway 11, Fair Play) and the other is in the gazebo at Fair Play Presbyterian Church (201 Fair Play Church Rd., Fair Play). Little Free […]

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Presidential hopeful back on home ground!

Republican Presidential hopeful Lindsey Graham is back on his home turf this morning in Seneca.  The U-S senator will devote one hour this morning to his friends, supporters and constituents—giving them a chance to evaluate Graham’s worthiness for the highest office in the land.  The event, which runs from 10 to 11 this morning at the Seneca Family Restaurant, is […]

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Special meeting next week!

The commissioners representing Oconee Joint Regional Sewer Authority are being called into a special meeting one week from tonight for a discussion of contract matters as they relate to their revenue sharing agreement with the county.  Over the years, commissioners and county council members have bickered over whether the county should continue to make a $610 thousand annual payment to […]

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Latest statements in Hammond case


The weekend has seen new statements in the case of the fatal shooting of a driver last month in the parking lot of a Seneca restaurant.  An attorney for Zachary Hammond claimed today that Lt. Mark Tiller was not in danger when he shot Hammond, and there was no evidence that Hammond was a threat to the general public.  Hammond […]

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Jerry Griffin

Jerry Wilson Griffin, 76, of Greenfield Road, Westminster died Wednesday at his home. He was the husband of Balbina Matta Griffin. Graveside services will be 6 p-m Friday at Heritage Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to Gentiva Hospice, 15 Brendan Way, Suite 100, Greenville, SC 29615. Condolences may be expressed by visiting Sandifer Funeral […]

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Dessie Roach Pelfrey Dickerson

Dessie Roach Pelfrey Dickerson, 83, died Thursday at the Cottingham Hospice House. She was twice married, first to the late Jack R. Pelfrey and lastly to the late Ed Dickerson. Graveside services will be 3 p-m Monday at Holly Springs Baptist Church Cemetery. The family receives friends at the Sandifer Funeral Home from 1 to 2:30 p-m prior to the […]

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Janice Morris Hall

Janice Morris Hall, 75, of 920 White Cut Road, Walhalla died Friday at her home.  She was the wife of Robert Lamar Hall.  The funeral will be 2 p-m Monday at Davenport Funeral Home with burial to follow in Oconee Memorial Park.  The family receives friends from 6-8 p-m Sunday at Davenport Funeral Home. Flowers are accepted.  Family members are […]

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