United Way seeks volunteer help this summer

The United Way of Oconee seeks the public to volunteer for its summer food program.  There are opportunities to pick up, deliver, and serve food.  For more information, contact the United Way’s Alyssa Bush or come to a meeting from 5 to 5:45 pm Wednesday, April 5 at the United Way Center in Seneca.  By sparing one hour out of […]

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State police to probe for Seneca fire cause

Seneca Fire Department now looks to the state police to pinpoint why an antique business burned at mid-day yesterday on E-N 1st Street.  After evaluating what the fire department learned, Chief Jan Oliver said the decision was made to ask agents of the state Law Enforcement Division to go into the building to determine the cause.  But Oliver says, for […]

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Stories abounded Sarturday in Walhalla

Stories abounded Saturday during a fish fry at Walhalla Middle School.  The event is an annual get together of men who grew up in Walhalla and carry vivid memories of school life in the Oconee County seat of government.  About 170 men attended this year’s event. Some of them drove from their homes in places such as Atlanta, Pawley’s Island, […]

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Bomb threat investigated at middle school

The police and others are investigating a bomb threat left during the night at the West-Oak Middle School.  Steve Hanvey of the Oconee School District says a bomb-sniffing dog is involved in the investigation, but there is no evidence that there is a bomb and the expectation is that the school day will begin shortly at the West-Oak Middle School.

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Man arrested after Seneca apartment incident

The police in Seneca have identified a Westminster area man as having been arrested and charged after an incident late Friday night at an apartment in Seneca.  Chief John Covington announced the arrest of Codie Alan Guthrie, 26 years old, on charges of first degree burglary and the possession of a firearm during the commission of a violent crime.  Around […]

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Gladys Ginn

Greenville – Gladys Irene Long Ginn, 95, widow of the late Manson R. Ginn, 11 Lamont Lane, passed away Thursday, March 23, 2017 at her residence.  A graveside service will be held 11:30 am, Saturday, March 25, 2017 at Oconee Memorial Park.  The family will receive friends from 10-11 am, prior to the service at Sandifer Funeral Home. The family […]

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Raging bulding fire downtown Seneca

Fire is enveloping a commercial building in downtown Seneca.  Chief Jan Oliver of the Seneca Fire Department said the first call to an antique business on E-N 1st Street near Cherry came during the noon hour.  For many years, the building was the home to Carquest and Seneca Auto Parts.  About one hour into the fire, conditions worsened as grey […]

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Opal Louise Dodd

Seneca, SC— Opal Louise Dodd, 72, wife of Raymond Eugene Dodd, of 839 Shiloh Road, Seneca, passed away Thursday, March 23, 2017, at GHS Cottingham Hospice House. Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 PM, Sunday, March 26, 2017, at Newry Church of God with burial to follow at Oconee Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 PM, […]

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Wildfire contained, but not controlled

A week-long wildfire by the Oconee side of the Wild and Scenic Chattooga in the Long Creek vicinity remains contained, but not controlled.  The latest count, according to the district ranger, is that 570 acres have been lost to a fire which likely started from an abandoned campfire.  Ranger Robbie Sitzlar of the Andrew Pickens District, while confident that the […]

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