Jack W. Burrell

    Seneca, SC — Jack W. Burrell, 82, husband of Frances Mary Loudermilk Burrell, of 307 North Hampton Road, Seneca, passed away Wednesday, February 15, 2017, at Richard M. Campbell Veterans Nursing Home. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM, Friday, February 17, 2017, at Davenport Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow at Oconee Memorial Park with […]

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Jerry Murphy

  Westminster – Jerry James Murphy, 83, husband of Johnnie Mae White Murphy, of 104 B Street, passed away Tuesday, February 14, 2017 at Greenville Medical Center. A funeral service will be held 3 pm, Friday, February 17, 2017 at Fairview Church of God.  The family will receive friends from 1 – 2:30 prior at the church.   Burial will follow […]

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One interview remains

The state police have one more person to be interviewed before completing their investigation into the possibility that a piece of Westminster city equipment was mis-appropriated, according to the city’s police chief.  Dean Awalt, police chief, told 101.7/WGOG NEWS this week that once SLED talks to one more individual, a written report of the investigation will be sent to both […]

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Arson alleged last week in Fair Play

  A man who had to be pulled to safety at the scene of a Fair Play fire has now been arrested.  The Oconee Sheriff’s Office this morning announced the arrest of Kyle Jacob Bowman on the charge of arson second degree.  An arrest affidavit signed by officer Timothy Rice alleges the 23-year old Bowman last Friday “willfully and maliciously […]

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Trump trip to Charleston carries Oconee implications

Announcement this morning of the cancellation of Governor McMaster’s speaking appearance Friday in Oconee County.  Ken Sloan of the Mountain Lakes CVB says President Trump’s decision to visit Charleston Friday means that the governor must cancel his talk at the State of Oconee luncheon in Westminster.  The luncheon will go on, Sloan says, with the usual talks about the progress […]

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Positive flu tests top 1,000 region-wide

Greenville Health System reports in excess of 1,000 positive tests for influenza.  In the first week of the month, more than 20 people were admitted to GHS hospitals, including the Oconee Memorial Hospital.  Sue Boeker, in her role as infection prevention manager, says she can’t stress enough two pieces of advice:  It’s never too late to vaccinate yourself against the […]

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Dietterick warns: “This will cripple your cities”

In the opinion of Greg Dietterick, state legislation that is friendly to big business would be counter-productive to small business and cripple the livelihood of Seneca and other South Carolina municipalities.  The Seneca city administrator says he spent parts of two days conferring with the South Carolina Municipal Association about House bills 3650 and 3651, sponsored by Seneca Representative Bill […]

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Annie Cornelia Addis

Seneca, SC— Annie Cornelia Addis, 90, wife of the late Frank LeCroy Addis, of 6 Keystone Drive, Seneca, passed away Monday, February 13, 2017, at Seneca Health and Rehab. Graveside services will be conducted at 2:00 PM, Thursday, February 16, 2017, at Oconee Memorial Park Mausoleum Chapel. Memorials may be sent to North Walhalla Church of God Building Fund, P.O. […]

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Pastor Janice Swindle

  Seneca – Pastor Janice Irene Swindle, 74, wife of Charles Wayne Swindle, of 110 Terrace Meadows Drive, passed away Monday, February 13, 2017 at Greenville Memorial Hospital.   In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by brothers, Wayne and Sonny Housman; and sisters, Midge, Doris Ann, and Jody.  A celebration of life will be held 2 pm, […]

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