Marines arrive to patriotic reception

Marines from North Carolina and from the South Carolina Wounded Warrior Regiment have arrived for a few days of rest and relaxation. They were greeted by those who lined a parade route yesterday in a procession led by motorcycles. Members of the public responded with signs, flag-waving and expressions of thank you. Some of the more spectacular scenes included Lake […]

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Planning Commission gets to work on noise law

Oconee County staff member Josh Stephens believes he has a grasp on the general feelings of the planning commissioners as to how they view the county’s noise law when it comes to loud music. After 45 minutes of give-and-take last night, Stephens summed up what he had heard and promised the planning commissioners he’ll soon try to arrange a demonstration […]

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Senecan charged with assaulting officer

  Campus police at Clemson have charged a Seneca woman with assaulting a police officer while resisting arrest, along with several misdemeanor offenses. It stemmed from a Saturday night traffic stop on campus. According to the university announcement, Melinda Jane Paris was charged with assaulting a police officer while resisting arrest, a felony; and misdemeanor charges of possession of methamphetamine, […]

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Three hurt in disturbance near Seneca

Three people have been hurt in a disturbance today in the Crossroads Community, south of Seneca. A spokesman for the Sheriff’s Office said there was a disturbance on Ranger Drive. One of the injured was flown by a medical helicopter. We have an unconfirmed report the three were hurt during a robbery.

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Thomas “Keith” Sanders

Thomas “Keith” Sanders, 57, of 200 Sanders Road, Townville died Thursday at AnMed Hospital.  He was the husband of Betty Ann Rollison Sanders.  The family receives friends from 6-8 p-m Monday, June 22 at Sandifer Funeral Home.  A memorial service will be held later.  The family is at the home of his son, Brian and April Sanders, 980 Levi Lane, […]

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Scott Alexander “Alex” Harper,II

Scott Alexander “Alex” Harper II, 33, died Friday, June 19.  He was an attorney in Charlotte, North Carolina. The funeral will be 2 p-m Saturday at Westminster Baptist Church.  Private burial in Heritage Memorial Gardens. The family receives friends from 6-8 p-m Friday, June 26 at Sandifer Funeral Home.  Condolences may be expressed online by visiting www.sandiferfuneralhome.com.  Sandifer Funeral Home […]

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Grady Goodroe

Grady Goodroe, 92, died Tuesday, June 16.  He was the widower of Paula Goodroe.  In the Second World War., he was an Army tank commander.  There will be a memorial service at Monday, July 13  at West End United Methodist Church.  Visitation will begin at 10 a-m with the service following at 11.  In place of flowers, donations may be […]

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Fire burns Holly Springs home

Fire burned an unoccupied home this morning in the Holly Springs Community, on Rocky Fork Road. Charlie King, Oconee Fire Chief, says the cause of this morning’s fire is being investigated. Fire fighters from Long Creek, Westminster and Cleveland extinguished hot spots at the fire scene.

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