Judge: Board “did not abuse its discretion”

Judge Maddox’s ruling in the Tamassee-Salem case is now official.  Filed yesterday in the Common Pleas Court, the order by the 10th Circuit jurist found that a school board “clearly has authority to close a school within its district.”  Maddox decided that the court may not interfere with the board’s decision unless it amounts to a clear abuse of its […]

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Seneca Council meets tonight

The outside auditor in charge of making sure the numbers add up delivers his annual report tonight to the Seneca City Council.  Mike Stancil delivers the audit report to cover 2014-15 during council’s 6 o’clock meeting tonight at City Hall.  There are other items of city business on tonight’s agenda, as well. VKFacebookTwitterGoogle+

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West Union eyes water improvements

  A government service agency is giving West Union a boost as it goes about replacing under-sized water lines in three neighborhoods.  A representative of the South Carolina Appalachian Council of Governments yesterday led Mayor Linda Oliver through a document process to enable West Union to apply for an outside government grant.  “A-COG’s” Dirk Reis says it’s the intention that, […]

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Kimberly Dianne Marsengill

Seneca, SC— Kimberly Dianne Marsengill, 43, of 814 Hilton Circle, Seneca, passed away Friday, April 8, 2016 at her home. Services will be conducted at 11:00 AM, Tuesday, April 12, 2016, at Davenport Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow at Oconee Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 10:00-11:00 AM, prior to the service, at Davenport Funeral Home. […]

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Groundbreaking for Clemson historical markers

A groundbreaking set tomorrow signals both the spot where a new historical marker will be erected and the launch of a new commitment to tell what Clemson University says is its full history. The public event will take place at 11:30 a.m. in the Lee Hall courtyard to commemorate a nearby site where the marker will be erected. Rain location is […]

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Oconee’s Officer of the Year

A uniform patrol officer has been recognized as the Oconee County Officer of the Year.  The award, sponsored by Circuit Solicitor Chrissy Adams, went to Sgt. Bryan Long during the Anderson, Oconee and Pickens Law Enforcement Appreciation Banquet last week at Anderson’s T-L Hanna High school.  The event is held to benefit the scholarship fund for criminal justice programs at […]

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Library improvements

  Improvements are being made to the Oconee County libraries in Walhalla and Westminster.  New bathroom facilities have replaced 37-year old fixtures at the Walhalla Library.  And Phil Cheney, county library director, says both the Walhalla and Westminster libraries are in line to receive automatic entrance doors—similar to the automatic doors at Seneca recently.  Library officials are grateful to the […]

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Clarence O. Nicholson

Clarence Oliver “Pixie” Nicholson, 69, of 321 Hoyt Street, Seneca died Sunday at his home. Graveside services will be 2 pm Tuesday, April 12, 2016 at Evergreen Memorial Gardens. Visitation will take place on Tuesday, April 12, 2016, from 12:30-1:30 pm, prior to the service, at Davenport Funeral Home.  Flowers are accepted.  Family members are at their homes.  Condolences may […]

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George W. Stumpf

George W. Stumpf, 88, widower of Ellen A. Duane Stumpf, of 16 Plainsail Ct., Salem died Sunday, April 10, 2016 at Cottingham Hospice House.  Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.davenportfuneralhome.com.  Davenport Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. VKFacebookTwitterGoogle+

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