Mary Carter

    Seneca – Mary Elizabeth Grant Carter, 83, wife of the late Grover Luther Carter, of the Cross Roads Community passed away Thursday, September 22, 2016 at Oconee Memorial Hospital.  A funeral service will be held at 2 pm, Sunday, September 25, 2016 from the Sandifer Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at Welcome Baptist Church Cemetery. The family […]

Read more

Tax season underway in Oconee County!

Thursday, September 29 is the day Oconee County will place the 2016 property tax bills into the mail.  They should make it to the mailboxes by the following weekend, depending on where those notices were sent.  They are payable on receipt, but late penalties don’t apply until after December.  For those who want to pay their taxes immediately, the online […]

Read more

Palmetto Trail public meetings next week

Dan Pollock, president of Walhalla Partners for Progress, calls attention to a pair of public meetings next week that’ll feature current information on the project to make Walhalla the new stopping point for a cross-state hiking trail.  The Palmetto Trail is considered the signature project of the non-profit Palmetto Conservation Foundation.  Everyone is invited to one or both of two […]

Read more

Cost for Littlejohn graduation rentals increases

  The refurbished home of Clemson’s basketball teams, Littlejohn, will cost more next year for high school graduation ceremonies.  Partly influenced by students and community feedback, Oconee school trustees made official this week their decision to re-book Littlejohn as the venue for next year’s high school graduation ceremonies.  Steve Hanvey, assistant superintendent of operations, says the cost to reserve Littlejohn […]

Read more

Oconee schools announce test results

The results are in on tests taken by Oconee public school students to measure college readiness and career readiness.  The results were better in one than the other.  The county school district rated a top 20 finish in ACT WorkKeys, a job skills assessment valued by employers.  Oconee ranked number 18.  But its 11th graders finished average in the ACT, […]

Read more

Required approvals delay Seneca bus stop project

Required approvals have delayed Seneca from carrying through with the city’s third dedicated bus stop for passengers of “CAT”—Clemson Area Transit.  It was about one year ago that the city’s point man for bus service, Ed Halbig, announced plans at a City Hall meeting to create a bus stop with seating at E-S 6th Street and Goddard Avenue.  But the […]

Read more
1 49 50 51 52 53 1,089