Nancy Coleman

Seneca – Nancy Thompson Coleman, 73, wife of Dewitt Coleman, of 138 E. Waterford Drive, passed away Friday, November 11, 2016 at Oconee Memorial Hospital.  Memorial services will be held 2 PM Sunday, December 04, 2016 in Hartselle, AL at First Assembly of God. The family is at the residence. Condolences may be expressed online by visiting  SANDIFER FUNERAL HOME IS […]

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Walhalla student avoid jail with a warning

A Walhalla student in whose book bag a knife was found avoided a prison term with a probationary sentence and an admonishment from the General Sessions Court judge.  After pleading guilty to carrying a weapon on Walhalla High property in 2015, the student yesterday received a two-year prison term, suspended to two years probation.  A search of the student’s book […]

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Government report tracks bank deposits

A report by the FDIC that tracks deposits in banks and savings and loans shows that Oconee Federal Savings and Loan continues its dominance in the local banking community.  By June 30, Oconee Federal sported more than $289 million in deposits—the second year after having added offices in two northeast Georgia counties.  For all banks and savings and loans doing […]

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Destructive home fire in Pickens

Five Pickens residents were displaced from their burned home yesterday afternoon on Northway Drive.  According to an American Red Cross account, the fire left the home unlivable. Red Cross disaster-trained volunteers assisted four adults and one child. The Pickens Fire Department responded to the blaze. The Red Cross met the immediate needs of the fire victims by providing financial assistance for […]

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Drug roundup today in Seneca

With help from county deputies, the Seneca police today are rounding up 19 accused drug dealers.  Chief John Covington says by the noon hour, 12 of the 19 had been arrested without incident and sent to the county jail.  They are accused of various illegal drug sales.  Suspect Walter Lee Goodine Jr. is charged with the destruction of a $10 […]

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Affordable Care Act still the law, though future unclear

The Affordable Care Act (Obama Care) remains the law in the U-S, although with a new administration the ACA’s future is uncertain.  The non-profit Palmetto Project is dedicated to educating South Carolinians about the law and the health insurance that it provides.  Consumers still only have open enrollment to sign up for affordable quality health insurance. The deadline for coverage […]

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