Doris Sanford

Westminster – Doris Masters Sanford, 81, widow of the late Coax Arnold Sanford, Jr., 201 N. Pew Street, passed away Monday, November 28, 2016 at her residence. A funeral service will be held at 2 pm, Wednesday, November 30, 2016 from the chapel of Sandifer Funeral Home.  A private graveside will follow. The family will receive friends from 1-2 prior […]

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Jeffrey James

Mt. Rest – Jeffrey Scott James, 50, of 175 Bonner Road, passed away, Saturday, November 26, 2016. A funeral service will be held 7 pm, Wednesday, November 30, 2016 from the Chapel of Sandifer Funeral Home.  The family will receive friends from 5-7 prior to the service at Sandifer Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made C/O […]

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Walhalla cheerleaders practice for competition

The cheerleaders at Walhalla High cheer for their school’s athletic teams.  But the cheerleaders could use some cheer themselves.  Since March they have been practicing two to three days a week for national competition.  Their coaches, Tracy Ray and Trina Chambers, have led the girls thru cheers, stunt groups, and music to prepare them for the competition.

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Ruby Sheriff

Westminster – Ruby Raffaldt Sheriff, 87, widow of the late Ralph Edward Sheriff, 2851 Toccoa Hwy, passed away Sunday, November 27, 2016 at Greenville Memorial Hospital. A funeral service will be held at 11 am, Thursday, December 1, 2016 from the Chapel of Sandifer Funeral Home.  The family will receive friends from 10-11 prior to the service.  Burial will follow in […]

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Greenville state lawmakers see Phillips’ removal differently

  Garry Smith and Bruce Bannister are part of the Greenville County state legislative delegation, but they disagree about the future that Greenville Health System is taking.  GHS is the parent body of the Oconee Memorial Hospital.  Bannister, a state representative, describes Rick Phillips a victim of politics when it came to the decision against re-naming the Oconee businessman to […]

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Rain helps relieve Pinnacle Mountain fire

The Pinnacle Mountain fire in Pickens County, South Carolina and Transylvania County, North Carolina received more than an inch of rain overnight, providing much-needed relief for the drought -stricken area, for firefighters and for the blaze itself. Crews are not being dispatched to the lines this morning out of concern for safety; wet roads, slick terrain and soaked ground will […]

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For now, no expression that teachers want to be armed

A popular school resource officer at Seneca, Charles Mulwee, is getting a new assignment.  Steve Hanvey, assistant superintendent for Oconee School District Operations, announced this morning that as part of the county’s stepped up safety officer coverage of the public schools, Mulwee will now be in charge of the elementary schools in the Walhalla area.  Hanvey also said that, in […]

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