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Offices Closed

January 21, 2013

All Governmental offices, local, state and federal, are closed today due to the Martin Luther King, Jr holiday.  The closings include the post offices.

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Award nominees sought

January 21, 2013

For the 20th year, the State Department of Natural Resources is asking for nominations for the South Carolina Environmental Awareness Award.  The award acknowledges outstanding contributions made toward the protection, conservation, and improvement of South Carolina’s natural resources.  The General Assembly established the SC Environmental Awareness Award during the 1992 legislative session. Each year the…

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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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  • December 21, 2014 10:30 amWelcome Wesleyan Church Holiday Meal Giveaway
  • December 23, 2014 5:30 pmA Laidback Candlelit Service
  • December 24, 2014 6:00 pmChristmas Eve Worship
  • February 7, 2015 7:00 pmRelay for Life of Oconee Fundraiser
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