Seneca agrees to $250 thousand payment

After meeting privately with the city attorney, Seneca’s elected leaders Thursday night approved a motion to pay $250 thousand dollars to the plaintiffs in the case brought by the parents of the late Zachary Hammond.  Mayor Pro tem Ronnie O’Kelley’s motion included the proviso that the offer is contingent on a covenant in which the parties promise “not to execute […]

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Jon Caime taking new position

The administrator for Hart County, Georgia, Jon Caime, has announced he is finalizing a contract with Laurens County, South Carolina. Caime, an Oconee resident and a former Oconee County engineer, has worked for Hart County since 2001 when he started as the County’s Public Works Director.     VKFacebookTwitterGoogle+

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Edna Sims

      Westminster – Edna Leona Welborn Sims, 82, widow of the late Hubert J. Sims, 106 Sims Street, passed away Thursday, March 24, 2016 at her residence.  A funeral service will be held 2 pm, Saturday, March 26, 2016 from the Chapel of Sandifer Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 1-2 pm prior to the service […]

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Walter Burton Jr.

    Westminster – Walter Lemuel Burton, Jr., 85, widower of the late Winnie Lee Latham Burton, 601 New Horizon Drive, passed away Wednesday, March 23, 2016 at Stephens County Hospital.   A funeral service will be held 11 am, Monday, March 28, 2016 from the Chapel of Sandifer Funeral Home.  The family will receive friends from 10-11 am, prior to […]

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Dr. William Harrell Lee

Clemson, SC — Dr. William Harrell Lee, 86, died March 24, 2016 at Lila Doyle Nursing Facility. He was the first pediatrician in the Oconee, Pickens, and Anderson County area. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 PM, Thursday, March 31, 2016, at University Lutheran Church, 111 Sloan Street, Clemson, SC. Visitation will be held at Davenport Funeral Home […]

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Edith Cooley

Seneca – Edith Laura Smith Pelfrey Cooley, 80, of passed away March 23, 2016 at her residence, 407 Rusty Court, Seneca, SC. Funeral services will be 11 am, Saturday, March 26, 2016 at Sandifer Funeral Home Chapel with burial following in First Baptist Church Cemetery.  The family will receive friends from 10-11 am, prior to the service on Saturday.   Flowers […]

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Accident UPDATE

We have word in Seneca that Miracle Circle has been re-opened to traffic, after the late morning crash of a car and a large pickup truck.  The truck is said to have overturned.  The police are investigating. VKFacebookTwitterGoogle+

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Industry park to get first occupants

  Announcements were made today that Oconee’s newest industrial park is getting its first occupants.  According to an announcement from Columbia during the noon hour, Baxter Enterprises, a Michigan automotive supplier, and Hi Tech Mold and Engineering companies are establishing operations in the Oconee Industry and Technology Park on highway 11.  They plan to go into business there in an […]

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