Getting pollutants out of storm water rurnoff

Clemson University’s Carolina Clear and collaborators believe they have changed an unattractive storm water detention basin into a good-looking filtration system that is friendly to the environment.  A rain garden, known as a bio-retention cell, was built at the Green Pond Landing and Event Center in Anderson.  It is designed to filter, trap and remove run-off and contaminants.  Clemson considers […]

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Johnny Harold Pelfrey

Walhalla, SC— Johnny Harold Pelfrey, 80, husband of the late Hassie Cater Pelfrey, of 203 S. Laurel Street, Walhalla, SC, passed away Tuesday, April 26, 2016, at his home. Funeral services will be conducted at 4:00 PM, Friday, April 29, 2016, at Davenport Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow at West View Cemetery.  The family will receive friends from 2:30-3:30 […]

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Zane ‘Red” Velton Garrett

Seneca, SC— Zane “Red” Velton Garrett, 87, husband of Frances Sanders Garrett, passed away Tuesday, April 26, 2016, at GHS Cottingham Hospice House. Graveside services will be conducted at 2:00 PM, Friday, April 29, 2016, at Oconee Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Oconee Hospice of the Foothills, GHS Cottingham Hospice House, 298 Memorial Drive, […]

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Calvin Eugene Blackwell

  Seneca, SC— Calvin Eugene Blackwell, 92, husband of Ruby Crooks Blackwell, of 115 Benton Street, Seneca, SC, passed away Tuesday, April 26, 2016, at Pruitt Healthcare in Six Mile, SC. Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 AM, Friday, April 29, 2016, at Davenport Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow at Courtney Memorial Gardens in Newry, SC. The […]

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Thelma Mason

  Oakway- Thelma Elizabeth Mason, 101, twin sister of the late Zelma Mason passed away Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at The Summit Place in Anderson. Funeral Service will be 11 Am Thursday, April 28, 2016 at the Bethel Baptist Church with burial to follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at […]

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Furman Glenn

  Fair Play- Furman Glenn, 81, husband of the late Betty Sue Wiley Glenn of Rebel Holler passed away on Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at the Rainey Hospice House. A Funeral Service will be held 4 pm, Thursday, April 28, 2016 from the chapel of Sandifer Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Heritage Memorial Gardens.  The family will receive friends, […]

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Walhalla Library gets electric doors today!

Electric sliding doors are to be installed today at the Walhalla Library.  The library will be open, but patrons this morning must enter the building from the S. Broad Street side. Walhalla Library will close at 1 o’clock this afternoon as the work begins on the interior entrance doors and remain closed until tomorrow, or until the work is finished […]

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Coffee Road rollover sends one to hospital

A sedan automobile went out of control last night near Walhalla, rolled over, and sent the female driver to the Oconee Memorial Hospital.  Last night’s accident occurred around 8 o’clock on the Coffee Road, about a quarter of a mile south of the James Brown Elementary School. Walhalla fire Department and the South Carolina Highway Patrol were among the responders. […]

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