Westminster teacher contrasts here with Romania

  A teacher at Westminster Elementary School told the Oconee School Board of Trustees this week of her teaching visit to the European state of Romania.  And what it’s like to teach in Westminster compared with what it’s like to teach in the Romanian capital city of Bucharest.  Jenni Clay made the trip in association with Trinity Baptist Church.

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Three West-Oak High students to attend elite school

Three West Oak High students will attend an elite residential high school starting this fall. Frankie Hawkesworth will attend the Governor’s School for Arts and Humanities and focus on music. Jacob Nalley and Riley LePere will attend the Governor’s School for Math and Science.  South Carolina has two public residential Governor’s Schools that serve the state. The Governor’s School for […]

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Walhallan accused of illegal rentry to U-S

    A Walhalla man has been charged in a federal indictment with illegal re-entry to the United States.  Announcement by the U-S Attorney’s Office in South Carolina identifies the accused as Jose Rolando Vasquez-Serrano, 40 years old.  If convicted, the maximum penalty that would await Vasquez-Serrano is a fine of of $250,000.00 or two years in prison, or both.  […]

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Felipe Vasquez

Walhalla, SC — Felipe Vazquez, 47, husband of Maria Remedios “Gaitan” Vazquez, of 323 Verner Street, Walhalla, passed away Tuesday, May 9, 2017, at Greenville Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM, Saturday, May 13, 2017, at Davenport Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow at Evergreen Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 PM, […]

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Louise Matheson

  Seneca – Mrs. Feddie Louise “Lou” Mattison, 85, died peacefully at her home on Tuesday, May 9.  She was surrounded by her beloved husband of 34 years, Mr. Gerald Don Mattison and her loving family. A funeral service will be held 3 pm, Friday, May 12, 2017 at Bethel Baptist Church.  The family will receive friends from 2-3 pm, […]

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Drug suspect arrested after home searched near Salem

A woman swept up in this week’s “Operation Mayday 2017” drug roundup has been identified as a suspect in the “16th Operation Infinity” sweep that started five weeks ago.  She has been identified by the Oconee Sheriff’s Office as Latacha Leean Cosentino, charged with drug trafficking. Arrest warrants show Cosentino living on Kingwood Drive, Westminster and Stamp Creek Road, Salem.  […]

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“CAT” bus service calls public meeting

A meeting next week will serve as the unveiling of the results and final recommendations of Clemson Area Transit’s study to carry the bus service into the future.  The meeting will take place 4 to 7 pm Wednesday, May 17 at CATbus Administration Office, 200 West Lane, Clemson and will feature a brief presentation, followed by questions and answers.  “CAT” […]

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A career ends, after 37 years

Bob Winchester announced today his retirement after 37 years as the executive director of the Oconee Joint Regional Sewer Authority.  He is only the second person to have held the job.  Here’s Winchester’s announcement as sent today to reporters:  “I am retiring from the Oconee Joint Regional Sewer Authority for personal reasons, after 37 years. I am proud of the […]

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Kevin Ramey to challenge for Pioneer seat

  A challenge is in the works for at least one board seat during tomorrow’s nomination meeting at the Pioneer Rural Water District, 101.7/WGOG NEWS has learned.  The challenger will be Townville resident Kevin Ramey, who was working this morning to ensure that his name will be placed in nomination.  Ramey seeks Seat #2 now held by Tommy Grant, who […]

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