Thomas Duncan Grant

Westminster, SC — Thomas Duncan Grant, 57, husband of Lisa Galbreath Grant, of 1195 Doyle Street, Westminster, passed away Thursday, January 26, 2017. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM, Sunday, January 29, 2017, at Golden Corner Church. Burial will follow at Oconee Memorial Park with military honors.  The family will receive friends from 1:00-2:00 PM, Sunday, prior to […]

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David McCuan

   Seneca – David Lee McCuan, 79, husband of Peggy Brock McCuan, of 126 Camelot Drive, passed away Thursday, January 26, 2017 at his residence.  A memorial service will be held at a later date in Florida.    Condolences may be expressed online by visiting www.sandiferfuneralhome.com  SANDIFER FUNERAL HOME IS ASSISTING THE FAMILY

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Accused armed robber in Oconee custody

A defendant has been denied bond and remains in the custody of Oconee County, to await trial on armed robbery and other charges from an incident nearly two years ago at West Union.  According to the Sheriff’s Office, the charges are pending against 26 year old Adam Richardson Martin of Edgewood Avenue, Clemson.  Martin had been held at a state […]

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Government rainfall monitors issue a report

  Government rainfall monitors say this year has started well which is typical for January through March.  According to the U-S Army Corps of Engineers, this means the reservoirs can start to recover if the winter rains continue, or if the upper basin receives some snow. Snowfall melts into the ground, not directly benefiting the reservoirs, but the saturated ground […]

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Utica man arrested in stolen vehicle investigation

A man from the Utica Community near Seneca has been arrested on charges of stealing pickup trucks in three separate incidents last year in Oconee County.  The Sheriff’s Office identified the arrested man as Douglas Elwood Emerson (left) of Brown Street, Utica.  Arrest warrants show the 33-year old Emerson is accused of taking pickup trucks on E. Springwood Drive, the […]

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Library receives new gutters and downspouts

The color of the gutters and downspouts at the Westminster Library now matches the trim of the building.  The roof was replaced before Christmas.  A work crew yesterday finished installing new gutters and downspouts as the last project of $150 thousand dollars of repairs, retro-fits and renovations to the three library buildings owned by Oconee County—at Westminster, Seneca, and Walhalla.

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Smoky sky predicted today for Walhalla

The sky above Walhalla is liable to turn grey with smoke during today’s fuel reduction burn near Mountain Rest.  But a spokesman for the U-S Forest Service predicts the smoke will be short in duration and have minimal impact.  For the purpose of eliminating the fuels that can lead to wildfire, the Forest Service today plans to burn 1,700 acres […]

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Property maintenance code priority for Westminster

Westminster’s first-year administrator warned the city council last night that downtown blight could block the city’s efforts to attract new investment.  And coming out of last night’s informal meeting was agreement that Westminster needs a property maintenance code.  Right now, according to administrator Chris Carter, the city has a minimal maintenance code and nothing that governs commercial property.  The mayor […]

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Governor to speak in Oconee

Henry McMaster will make his first speaking appearance in Oconee County since becoming South Carolina governor.  The state’s 117th governor will keynote next month’s State of Oconee Luncheon.  It’s to be a $25 dollar a plate affair from 12 noon to 1:30 Friday, February 17 at West-Oak Middle School.  Tickets are available from the Oconee Chamber of Commerce.

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