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Elaine Stancil Foster

April 28, 2015

Elaine Stancil Foster, 66, wife of Hugh D. Foster for 44 years, passed to her eternal home on Monday, April 27, 2015. Funeral services will be conducted at 4:00 PM, Thursday, April 30, 2015, at Richland Presbyterian Church in Westminster with burial to follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 3:00-4:00…

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Glenn Howard Williams

April 28, 2015

Glenn Howard Williams “Scout”, 99, husband of the late Carmen McLain Williams of 72 years, died April 27, 2015. A private burial was held at Heritage Memorial Gardens per Mr. Williams’ request. Condolences may be expressed online by visiting www.sandiferfuneralhome.com

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Earth Day Celebration at Tamassee-Salem

April 27, 2015

The Algebra 2 students at Tamassee-Salem High School celebrated Earth day in a unique way. The students participated in a project based on a learning unit on Solar Cooking with Conics. The students were given a task of constructing solar cookers out of materials they had in their own homes, utilizing Algebra 2 ideas of…

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Mobile Airborne Fire Fighting System to be Tested May 4-7

April 27, 2015

Between May 4 and 7, approximately 150 civilian and military personnel with gather in Greenville for the annual Mobil Airborne Fire Fighting Systems or MAFFS training and certification. During these training session, military C-130s equipped with MAFFS will drop water on 4 target sites identified in the Pisgah National Forest, Sumter National Forest, and Chattahoochee-Oconee…

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Power Restored By Blue Ridge Crew

March 9, 2015

Crews with Blue Ridge Electric Cooperative worked early Sunday afternoon to restore power to a number of residents in NorthernOconeeCounty. Officials say four stations in the Walhalla area went offline due to a problem with a Duke Energy transmission line. The cause of the problem is being investigated.

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Pet Adoption Day at Tri-County Tech

March 9, 2015

Tri-County Technical college’s Veterinary Technology Department will hold a pet adoption day this Thursday from 2 to 6 at Halbert Hall on the Pendleton Campus. Dogs are trained with basic commands on a gentle leader head collar and are socialized with many people. Cats are handled constantly for socialization. All animals have been spayed or…

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Body Found May Be Missing Kayaker

March 9, 2015

A body found Sunday afternoon in Lake Hartwell is believed to the that of the missing Oconee Man. Scott Krein, manager of Oconee County Emergency Management, says a body was found Sunday afternoon on the Georgia side of Lake Hartwell in Hart County, Georgia. The search for Brady Hamby has been a concerted effort of…

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High Winds and Power Problems

February 15, 2015

Late into the night, crews worked diligently to correct problems caused by yesterday’s intense high winds. Fire Chief Charlie King of Oconee County Emergency Services says the winds brought down trees, sparked brush fires, and blocked roadways late Saturday night. Multiple incidents were reported in Keowee-Key, Newry, Westminster and Seneca. As of 2:45 Sunday afternoon,…

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Lake Keowee Home Heavily Damaged by Fire

February 15, 2015

Oconee County Fire Chief Charlie King says the Keowee Fire Department responded to a residential fire around 7:30 Sunday morning. The Keowee Fire Department, along with units from Keowee Ebeneezer Fire Department, Corinth Shiloh Fire Department, Salem Fire Department, and Station 21 responded to the fire at the residence located at #2 Calm Sea Drive,…

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Wind Increasing and Are Power Outages

February 14, 2015

This evening’s wind is causing more than chilly temperatures. Seneca Mayor Dan Alexander says the City of Seneca is experiencing a number of outages. There are a number of traffic lights which are not functioning, at a number of major intersections. Severe winds are expected to plague the area throughout the night with wind chills…

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Calendar

  • May 31, 2015 7:00 pmSpring Revival at Flat Shoals Baptist Church
  • June 3, 2015 3:00 pmWestminster Recreation Department Fall Sports Registration
  • June 4, 2015 3:00 pmWestminster Recreation Department Fall Sports Registration
  • June 5, 2015 8:00 pmSummer Square Dancing at Oconee State Park
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