Davis Hamby

Mt. Rest – John Davis Hamby, 73, husband of Sheila Moody Hamby, 156 Spruce Pine Lane, went home to be with his Lord on Thursday, January 05, 2017. A funeral service will be held 3 pm, Monday, January 9, 2017 from the Chapel of Sandifer Funeral Home.  Burial will follow in Evergreen Cemetery.  The family will receive friends from 3-5 […]

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Relief ahead at Seneca’s E. Main and N. Cherry streets

  DOT workers with measuring devices make for promise that the state is about to fix one of Seneca’s bumpiest intersections.  Josh Makison, the state’s resident construction engineer, said a detail of state workers yesterday at E. Main and N. Cherry streets undertook preliminary work toward the project.  “It’s going to be completely re-paved and we are going to do […]

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Successful rescue of hiker

  After a long night of searching and planning, a distressed hiker was safely rescued from a rock ledge at Table Rock in Pickens County.  The South Carolina Helicopter Aquatic Rescue Team (SC HART), partnered with the SC Air National Guard, hoisted the hiker off the Pumpkintown Rock section of the mountain. The SCHART team focuses heavily on training and […]

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Nathan Arthur Chapman

Walhalla, SC — Nathan Arthur Chapman, 72, of Walhalla, passed away Wednesday, January 4, 2017, at GHS Cottingham Hospice House. The family will receive friends from 1:00-2:00 PM, Friday, January 6, 2017, at North Walhalla Church of God. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Oconee Hospice of the Foothills, GHS Cottingham Hospice House, Attn: Foundation Office, […]

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Scholarship available to Pickens County resident

The South Carolina Association of Counties (SCAC) announces its annual Board of Directors Scholarship Program. The program awards $2,500 scholarships on an annual basis to graduating high school seniors who are residents of counties chosen by lot by the association. Since Pickens County was selected in the 2017 draw, one scholarship will be awarded to a resident of Pickens County. […]

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Appeal made to donate blood

The Blood Connection is asking for donations to ensure blood is available to meet patient needs as it closely monitors the blood supply during the build up to possible snow this weekend. “We are bolstering our efforts to get ahead of any inclement weather conditions that could have an affect on the blood supply,” said Blood Connection President and CEO […]

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