Family’s seventh sibling to graduate

When Leslie Sanders graduates Friday she will be the last in a line of seven brothers and sisters from the same family to earn a diploma from Clemson University.  Sanders had a leg up on her fellow classmates when she entered as a freshman in 2011.  Four of her siblings were still enrolled.  That made for a team to usher […]

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“We’ve been baking”

July is remembered for its average high temperature of 95.6 degrees in Walhalla.  Barbara Wilson, the U-S Weather Observer, recorded just shy of 3″ of rain the entire month.  The final day of July 2016 finished this week:  the Walhalla high was 97, the low 69, and 0.03″ rain.

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Museum contents to be trucked to Seneca

A donation of museum contents that, for Seneca, represented a Christmas gift last year are to arrive by transport trucks this week in the “City of Smiles, the City with Style.”  The museum contents, originally part of a low state mansion, have been temporarily stored in a warehouse belonging to the South Carolina Art Museum in Columbia.  Dr. John Martin, […]

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Josh Stephens to have the answers tonight

Members of Walhalla Partners for Progress will look to a young Pine Street Oconee County office worker for answers tonight to a couple of perplexing questions.  One is just what is Oconee County’s Corridor Plan.  Another is “Rustic Elegance.”  What does the phrase mean in terms of a design standard.  PFP welcomes to its meeting tonight Josh Stephens, Deputy Director […]

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Fire displaces Pickens family from their home

Two adults and a child were displaced from their Pickens home late Saturday afternoon.  The fire on Brandy Lane destroyed the home.  The Red Cross provided the family the immediate needs of temporary lodging, food, clothing and comfort kits of personal hygiene items.  To help neighbors who have been affected by home fires, as well as other disasters, become a […]

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Ray Cannon

James Ray Cannon, 82, of 649 BRC Drive, West Union died Saturday at AnMed in Anderson.  He was the husband of Bobbie Powell Cannon.  The funeral will be 2 pm Tuesday at Davenport Funeral Home with burial to follow in Oconee Memorial Park.  The family receives friends from 1-2 pm Tuesday at Davenport Funeral Home.  Flowers accepted. Memorials may be […]

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Dora Elizabeth Duncan Harrison

Seneca, SC — Dora Elizabeth Duncan Harrison, 97, wife of the late Alvin Lee Harrison, of 355 Stamp Creek Landing Rd., Seneca passed away Friday, July 29, 2016 at Country Care of Fair Play. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM on Monday, August 1, 2016 at Davenport Funeral Home Chapel with the committal service to be held at […]

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Cash Johnson

West Union, SC— Cash Johnson, 7, of 114 Crystal Falls Rd, West Union, SC, passed away Sunday, July 24, 2016, at Cannon Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be conducted at 4:00 PM, Monday, August 1, 2016, at Davenport Funeral Home Chapel. The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 PM, Sunday, July 31, 2016, at Davenport Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, […]

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