Police issue citations in fatal accident

A Pickens County motorcyclist has died of injuries suffered in a downtown Seneca accident.  Oconee Coroner Karl Addis recorded the death from a head injury of Liberty resident Randy Holliday at 4 am Saturday at Greenville Memorial Hospital.  Holliday was 63 years old.  He was in an accident involving a Ford around 3 o’clock Tuesday afternoon last week at the […]

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Clemson ceremonies Thursday and Friday

Clemson University will present approximately 3,200 degrees in four commencement ceremonies this week in Littlejohn Coliseum. There will be two ceremonies each on Thursday and Friday. There also will be a Doctoral Hooding Ceremony at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Brooks Center for the Performing Arts where more than 70 Ph.D. graduates will receive hoods in honor of attaining the highest level […]

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Graduation tomorrow for Tri-County Technical College

Thomas Strange, senior director of Research and Development for Abbott (formerly St. Jude Medical) in Liberty, will deliver Tri-County Technical College’s spring commencement address. The ceremony will be held Tuesday, May 9, at 6 p.m. at the T. Ed Garrison Arena located off Highway 76, Pendleton. Approximately 664 students will be awarded degrees, diplomas and/or certificates during the College’s commencement.  […]

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I-85 repairs in Atlanta

If you have to travel to Atlanta on a regular basis you will be happy to learn the Georgia Department of Transportation predicts that the collapsed section of I-85 should be repaired by the end of the month. G-DOT officials say the work is ahead of schedule and the section of the Interstate near the Piedmont Road exit should be […]

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Celebration event at the historic Hopewell Plantation

Clemson University’s Historic Properties and the Andrew Pickens chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, are hosting a celebration this month of the porch restoration at the historic Hopewell Plantation.  The event will be 1 p.m. Saturday, May 20. History professor Rod Andrew, author of “The Life and Times of General Andrew Pickens: Revolutionary War Hero, American Founder” will […]

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Motorcyclist dies four days after Seneca accident

A Pickens County motorcyclist has died of injuries suffered in a downtown Seneca accident.  Oconee Coroner Karl Addis recorded the death from a head injury of Liberty resident Randy Holliday at 4 am Saturday at Greenville Memorial Hospital.  Holliday was 63 years old.  He was in an accident involving a second vehicle around 3 o’clock Tuesday afternoon. No autopsy is […]

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William Hix

Westminster – William Cecil Hix, 91, widower of the late Nancy Marilyn Varnadore Hix, 210 Chiefs Lane, passed away Friday, May 5, 2017 at his residence. A funeral service will be held 3 pm, Monday, May 8, 2017 at Bethel Baptist Church.  The family will receive friends from 2-3 prior to the service at the church.  Burial will follow in […]

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Gun shot wound to the chest was fatal

The autopsy today showed a gun shot wound to the chest proved fatal to the latest Oconee County homicide victim.  That autopsy, according to Coroner Karl Addis, showed multiple gun shot wounds.  Going into today the presumed victim was Rebecca Allon Murray Cawthon, and Addis now says the body found Wednesday evening at 496 Welcome Church Road has been confirmed […]

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Gene Smith

Westminster – James Eugene “Gene” Smith, Sr., 73, passed away Thursday, May 4, 2017.  A funeral service will be held 2 pm, Monday, May 8, 2017 from the Chapel of Sandifer Funeral Home.  Burial will follow in Holly Springs Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6-8 pm, Sunday, May 7, 2017 at Sandifer Funeral Home.  Flowers are […]

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