Billy Wayne Holbrooks

Billy Wayne Holbrooks, 66, of 515 Hope Street, Westminster died Saturday at Greenville Memorial Hospital.  He was the husband of Betty Smith Holbrooks.  The funeral will be 2 p-m Tuesday at Sandifer Funeral Home Chapel.  Burial will follow in Heritage Memorial Gardens.  The family receives friends 6-8 p-m Monday at Sandifer Funeral Home.  The family is at the residence.  Flowers […]

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David Cordova Alcudia

David Cordova Alcudia, infant child of Sergio Cordova Cruz and Dorcas Alcudia Dominguez, died Friday.  The funeral will 2 p-m Tuesday at United Assembly of God, Seneca.  Burial will follow in Oconee Memorial Park.  Condolences may be expressed online by visiting  Sandifer Funeral Home is assisting the family.

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Sertomans sponsored 30 campers

The Seneca Sertoma Club sent 30 campers to Camp Sertoma this summer.  The achievement marked the first time that any club statewide had seen as many.  The Sertomans held their annual banquet Friday night at Cross Creek Plantation, where Shane Smith was awarded Sertoman of the Year.  Club members will announce their Service to Mankind winner on September 10.  Friday […]

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Program to alow dock changes delayed

A program is being delayed to allow dock owners on lakes Keowee and Jocassee to apply for dock changes to reach deeper water.  Duke Energy anticipates the program will now be offered once the new license is issued for the Keowee-Toxaway Hydro-electric Project.  According to Duke, the delay is in response to feedback from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission which […]

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Streetscape work today!

The frequent rain of the last few days delayed the start today of Streetscape work in Walhalla.  Today’s work, including concrete pouring and the forming of crosswalks, hinges on drying the area first.  Today’s schedule calls for electrical conduit work on the north side of Main.  Concrete work will include forming for the handicapped crosswalks on the South Side of […]

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Carson wows them in Seneca!


  Inside the crowd stood on chairs and tables.  Outside the Seneca Family Restaurant about 100 people stood in anticipation of Dr. Ben Carson’s heal, inspire, and revive campaign for the White House.  The Presidential hopeful appeared today as the third candidate in a series, arranged by the Oconee Republican Party.  “I’ve never seen anything like this,” said one person […]

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Seneca’s Curt Evatt named a Tech commissioner


Seneca’s Curt Evatt is one of the newest community leaders elected to serve on the foundation board of directors for Tri-County Technical College.  Foundation board members raise money to supplement appropriations thereby helping the college to meet the educational needs of tri-county residents.  Evatt serves as president of Oconee Federal Savings and Loan Association, Oconee Federal Financial Corporation and Oconee […]

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I-85 property pricey, suggests project manager

  Oconee County can enjoy greater prosperity if land deals can be made between private property owners and those wishing to develop.  But a county official suggests property along Oconee’s stretch of I-85 may be priced too high.  Russell Johnson, project manager for the Oconee Economic Alliance, told a board if directors meeting that the issue is still no sewer […]

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