Career diver speaks tonight in Salem

  Before water covered it, there was a popular summer camp near Salem called “Camp Jocassee for Girls.”  Bill Routh is one of the few people who has seen the camp’s remnants.  A career diver, Routh has made his way to the bottom of the deep Lake Jocassee and seen what’s there—at depths greater than 300 feet.  He will share […]

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Westminster finalists interviewed

The two men who are the finalists to be the next Westminster city administrator have had their in-person interview with the mayor and the council.  Mayor Brian Ramey says some phone calls will be made today to verify some information.  In the running to succeed Jeff Lord are Rodney Johnson of Florence and Chris Carter of Georgetown.   VKFacebookTwitterGoogle+

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Seneca student wins scholarship for the arts

A Seneca High student who sings and plays the piano is worthy of this year’s James M. Brown Scholarship for the Arts.  Rasheem Simpson, member of the All State Chorus, has plans to attend Southern Wesleyan University.  The $500 per semester scholarship is renewable for three additional years.  James M. Brown served as county superintendent of education at the time […]

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Coffee With A Cop tonight

Everyone has an invitation to share a cup of coffee with a law enforcement officer tonight in Westminster.  The series of “Coffee With A Cop” moves tonight to the Westminster Depot.  The time for tonight’s event is 7 to 8:30.   VKFacebookTwitterGoogle+

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Homer “Bill” Kelley

Walhalla, SC— Homer “Bill” Kelley, 89, of 499 Pickett Post Rd, Walhalla, passed away Tuesday, May 17, 2016, at his home. Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 PM, Thursday, May 19, 2016, at Davenport Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow at Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church Cemetery.  The family will receive friends from 12:30-1:30 PM, prior to the service, […]

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A second budget workshop needed

Westminster City Council will need a second budget workshop before they can balance spending and revenue projected for the new government year.  The draft budget, presented this afternoon by the city administrator, contains $190 thousand dollars in expenses over revenue.  And the mayor and council talked about a variety of ways to eliminate the deficit.  Those ways include deleting a […]

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AT THIS HOUR in Westminster

The mayor and council in Westminster have gone behind closed doors this afternoon at City Hall for the chance to meet and speak to Georgetown’s Chris Carter, one of the two finalists for city administrator.  It’s expected that a second interview will follow with Rodney Johnson of Florence, the other finalist.  Only days remain before Jeff Lord vacates the office […]

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Richard “Rick” Stanley Davis

Walhalla, SC— Richard “Rick” Stanley Davis, 58, husband of Alice Faye Capps Davis, of 1413 N. Catherine Street, Walhalla, passed away Wednesday, May 11, 2016, at Oconee Memorial Hospital. A memorial service will be held Friday, May 20, 2016 at The Potter’s House Church in Walhalla at 4 PM. The family is at the home. Condolences may be sent to […]

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Richard Alan Hendrickson

Seneca, SC— Richard Alan Hendrickson, 63, husband of Lisa Kramer Hendrickson, passed away on Sunday, May 15, 2016. The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 PM, Friday, May 20, 2016, at Davenport Funeral Home. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.davenportfuneralhome.com.  Davenport Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.   VKFacebookTwitterGoogle+

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Doris Wertheimer Sponsler

Salem, SC— Doris Wertheimer Sponsler, 94, wife of the late Robert Max Sponsler, of 30 Quarter Master Drive, Salem, passed away Tuesday, May 17, 2016, at Clemson Downs. A memorial service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Judes, www.shop.stjude.org/donatenow. The family will be at their respective homes.  Condolences may […]

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