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Positive Economic News for SC

January 21, 2013

There’s some positive news for employment in South Carolina.  Internet giant Google has announced plans to expand its data center located in Berkley County.  Officials broke ground Friday on the new Construction at Mount Holly Commerce park.  Google plans to invest over 1.2 million dollars in the site.  Governor Nikki Haley said “To be able…

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West Union Group Unveils Marker

January 21, 2013

A West Union group has unveiled a marker to commemorate the West Union Grammar School.  The building, which was built in the 1920s, was torn down last year.  It was used for grades 1 through 6 until 1969.  The marker was purchased by the West Union School Preservation Association.  For nearly 4 years the preservation…

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Lois Hunnicutt Laye

January 18, 2013

West Union, SC—Lois Hunnicutt Laye, 100, wife of the late J. Sam Laye, Jr., of 220 E. Main Street, West Union,, SC, died Thursday, January 17, 2013, at Greenville Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM Sunday, January 20, 2013 at Davenport Funeral Home Chapel, with burial to follow at Oconee Memorial…

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Leon Smith

January 18, 2013

Seneca – Junior Leon Smith, 74, husband of Polly Lovinggood Smith, passed away Thursday, January 17, 2013 at the Cottingham Hospice House. Funeral services will be held 2 PM, Saturday, January 19, 2013 from the chapel of Sandifer Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Memory Gardens, Clemson. The family will receive friends from 6 –…

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Dennis Frank Dickson

January 18, 2013

Westminster – Dennis Frank Dickson, 49, of 361 N. Horseshoe Bridge Rd., passed away Thursday, January 17, 2013 at Oconee Medical Center. Funeral services will be held 4:30 PM, Sunday, January 20, 2013 from the chapel of Sandifer Funeral Home. Entombment will follow in Heritage Memorial Gardens Mausoleum. The family will receive friends from 5…

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Robert Joseph Empoliti

January 18, 2013

Salem, SC – Robert Joseph Empoliti, 67, husband of Linda Mary Pitocco Empoliti, of 300 Stone Terrace Way, Salem, SC died Tuesday, January 15, 2013 at St. Francis Hospital in Greenville. Graveside service will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, January 19, 2013, at the Oconee Memorial Park Mausoleum Chapel with burial to follow…

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Edith Sitton Ashe

January 11, 2013

Edith Sitton Ashe, 88, wife of the late Jesse Lee Ashe, of Morningside Assisted Living, Seneca, SC passed away Thursday, January 10, 2013 at Lila Doyle Nursing Facility. Funeral services will be held at 3:00 PM Sunday, January 13, 2013 at Pisgah Forest Baptist Church with burial to follow at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, formally…

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Eunice E Deal

January 10, 2013

Walhalla – Eunice E. Deal, 85, widow of the late Lester N. Deal, passed away Thursday, January 10, 2013. A funeral service will be held 2 PM, Saturday, January 12, 2013 from the Chapel of Sandifer Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Heritage Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 6-8 PM, Friday, January…

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Charles “Shorty” Wilson

January 10, 2013

Charles Matthew Wilson, 64, husband of Martha Elizabeth Alexander Wilson, of 350 Austin Edward Road, Walhalla, SC passed Thursday, January 10, 2013 at his home. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 PM Friday, January 18, 2013 at Keowee Church of God of Prophecy with visitation following the service.  Davenport Funeral Home is assisting…

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Gregory Cecil Wilson

January 10, 2013

Gregory  Cecil Wilson, 53 of Nalley Road, Seneca, died Wednesday, Jan 9, at Easley Baptist Hospital. Funeral services will be Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 2:00 PM at Utica Baptist Church with burial to follow at Oconee Memorial Park. Visitation will be from 6:00-8:00 PM on Friday, January 11, 2013 at Davenport Funeral Home. Davenport…

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  • October 1, 2014Oconee County Humane Society Fundraiser
  • October 3, 2014 10:30 amLeTourneau-WABCO Employee Reunuion
  • October 3, 2014 3:00 pmBenefit for Phillip Brucke
  • October 4, 2014 6:00 pmOle Country Church Singing
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