Candidate announces meet-greet event

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A candidate for Walhalla mayor is announcing a meet-and-greet event with the public.  Dennis Owens invites the public to meet him and hear about his campaign this year for Walhalla mayor during an event 3 to 7 p-m Saturday at the Civic Auditorium.  Owens told 101.7/WGOG NEWS Friday that, like incumbent Mayor Danny Edwards, he believes the project to secure […]

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Considerate Cafe’ back for a new year

Students who leave school without job experience often have trouble finding work.  Oconee’s Fred Hamilton Career Center is addressing the problem by helping students learn employment skills as they serve the public in a real café setting.  The Considerate Café at the Career Center opens to the public on Friday.  Each week the students will serve a special of the […]

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Marice Bruce Edney

Marice Bruce Edney, 76, of 117 Edney Drive, West Union died Sunday at his home.  He was the husband of Helen Bertha Crane Edney.  The funeral will be 2 p-m Wednesday at Davenport Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow in Coneross Baptist Church Cemetery. The family receives friends from 12:30-1:30 p-m, prior to the service, at Davenport Funeral Home. […]

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Mike “Redeye” Smith

Mike “Redeye” Smith died Sunday at GHS Cottingham Hospice House.  He was the husband of Sallie Cox Smith.  A memorial service will be 4 p-m Wednesday at Davenport Funeral Home with Masonic Rites.  In place of flowers, the family suggests memorials be made to Oconee Hospice of the Foothills, GHS Cottingham Hospice House, Attn:  Foundation Office, 298 Memorial Drive, Seneca, […]

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B-J Price

B-J Price, 27, died Saturday at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston. A memorial service for family and friends will be 4 p-m Thursday at Davenport Funeral Home Chapel.  Flowers are accepted.  Memorials may be made to:  MUSC Cardiac Care Center. The family is at the home of his mother, Dianne Cox of Seneca.  Condolences may be sent […]

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Petition campaign to save “fly-off” exit

A petition campaign has been announced in an effort to try to save the “fly-off” lane that carries traffic off 123 onto 93 in the direction of Clemson University.  Robert Moore, a Waterford Pointe resident, hopes to attract 200 signatures to influence the outcome.  The area in question is destined for the construction of a church along with a commercial […]

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Large truck “hung up” on SC 28

Once again a large truck, this time a concrete truck, has “hung up” at the hill on  the Frontage Road entrance to SC 28 across the entrance to Oconee Memorial Hospital.  The Seneca police say a wrecker is on the scene, attempting to dislodge the truck.  Meantime, traffic should be careful in that victinity. Capt. Robert Tribble says the reason […]

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