An “Award of Excellence” for Oconee Economic Alliance

The magazine Expansion Solutions has included the Oconee Economic Alliance as a “Top Five” economic development organization for Metal Fabrication.  The award recognizes Oconee’s public-private partnership for exceptional progress in recruiting new business and working with existing industries.  Glenn Buddin, chairman of the board of directors, said, “The Metal Fabrication industry within Oconee County is a strong part of our […]

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Those with an excused absence Monday night

Clemson football players and band members get an excused absence for missing class on and around the championship game.  But, to what extent should others be allowed to miss school or even work, especially considering the game likely will run late into Monday night?  The executive director of the Clemson Chamber of Commerce, Dave Lane, has some succinct advice to […]

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The lawsuit the challenges the school board vote

Oconee school trustees are reserving part of their meeting Monday night for the legal matter involving the lawsuit that challenges the board’s decision to close the Tamassee-Salem Middle/High School.  That legal matter is to be addressed by the trustees as part of an executive session, to follow the regular open part of the meeting. VKFacebookTwitterGoogle+

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An apology for the water service interruption

The Walhalla Streetscape contractor apologizes for the water service disruption yesterday.  Here’s Hutch ‘N Son’s explanation: “When we are digging in a territory that we have no clue what is on the existing water system, sometimes things are hit and we cannot help it..” A flagpole was installed yesterday in front of the police station.  And now, according to Hutch […]

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William Clark Edwards

William Clark Edwards, 82, of 630 Shiloh Road, Seneca died Tuesday at Richard M. Campbell Veterans Nursing Home.  He was the husband of Carolyn Emerson Edwards. The funeral will be 2 pm Thursday at Hepsibah Baptist Church with burial to follow in Oconee Memorial Park.  The family receives friends from 12-1:30 pm Thursday, prior to the service at the church. […]

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Carolyn Sue Hanvey Pearson

Carolyn Sue Hanvey Pearson, 77, of 205 Arphenia Drive, West Union died Tuesday at her daughter’s home.  She was the widow of Charles William Pearson.  The funeral will be 11 am Friday at Davenport Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow in Oconee Memorial Park.  The family receives friends from 6-8 pm Thursday at Davenport Funeral Home. Flowers accepted.  Memorials […]

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Stella Adams

Stella Mae Marcus Adams, 83, of 120 Coneross Knob Drive, Seneca died Wednesday at her home.  She was the widow of James F. Adams.  A celebration of life takes place 11 am Saturday at Full Gospel Temple, Seneca.  In place of flowers, memorials may be made in Stella Adams’ memory to the Tribble Center, in honor of Andy Reynolds, 116 […]

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Infant abuse investigated at Seneca

A 19-year old man in Seneca has been arrested and charged with unlawful conduct toward a child.  Police Chief John Covington said his investigators intend to obtain a second warrant further charging Leroy Lee Morris with inflicting great bodily harm to a child.  The child, an infant, was reported by Covington to be in critical condition at Greenville Health System, […]

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Elected leaders make a friendly wager

Members of Congress in both South Carolina and Alabama have made a friendly wager as to which team wins the national championship.  The two are South Carolina 3rd District Congressman Jeff Duncan and Alabama’s 7th District Congresswoman Terri Sewell.  If Clemson wins, Sewell has agreed to treat Duncan’s office to ribs from the famous Dreamland Bar-B-Que in Tuscaloosa and will […]

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