Autopsy Results Announced

Oconee County Coroner Karl Addis has announced the results of the autopsy conducted on a man found dead Thursday in the Friendship community of Seneca.  Coroner Addis says the results of the autopsy show 40 year old Douglas Chapman died as a result of hypothermia due to inappropriate dress for the climate. Chapman had no other injuries other than minor […]

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Earl Samuel Nicholson

Earl Samuel Nicholson, 73, of 233 Friendly Drive, Salem, SC, husband of the late Phyllis Lusk Nicholson, died Thursday, February 28, 2013 at Cottingham Hospice House in Seneca, SC Graveside services will be held 2:00 PM Friday, March 1, 2013 at Heritage Memorial Gardens in Westminster, SC. In lieu of flowers please send memorials to Oconee Hospice of the Foothills, […]

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Arrest Made in Connection with Bomb Threats

The Oconee County Sheriff’s office has arrested a Seneca woman in connection with a recent series of bomb threats in Oconee County.  Melissa Ann Griggs, 38 of 300 Carter Street Seneca was arrested Thursday on charges of trespassing at Wal-Mart.  According to the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office, Griggs was established as a viable suspect earlier in the week, suspected of being the individual responsible […]

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John Thomas McDuffie

John Thomas McDuffie, 79, husband of Margie Neville McDuffie, of 777 Arvee Lane, West Union, SC died Wednesday, February 13, 2013 at For A Season Assisted Living, Seneca, SC. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM Friday, February 15, 2013 at Davenport Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow at Westview Cemetery, Walhalla, SC. Davenport Funeral Home is assisting […]

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Tornado-What to do?

When a tornado warning is spotted, a person may feel panicked and not know what to do.  WGOG would like to offer some tips, and a guide on exactly what to do if you spot a tornado. AT HOME:  Seek shelter in the basement under something sturdy, such as a bench.  If there is no basement, seek shelter in a […]

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John A Stephens

Mr. John A. Stephens, 85, husband of the late Marie Winchester Stephens, died Saturday, January 26, 2013. Funeral services will be held at 4:00PM on Monday, January 28, 2013, at the Davenport Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow at Evergreen Memorial Gardens with full military rites. The family will receive friends from 3–4:00 PM prior to the service. Davenport […]

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Annie “Eleanor” Wald Oliver

Mrs. Annie Eleanor Wald Oliver, 76, wife of the late Elmer Lionel Oliver, of 150 Schroder Street, West Union, died Friday, January 25, 2013 at the Cottingham Hospice House. Funeral services will be held at 4:00PM on Sunday, January 27, 2013 at Ebenezer Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends on Sunday from 3:00 […]

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Closings in The Golden Corner

Seneca Medical Associates is closed Friday afternoon All CatBus service, including that to Clemson University is shut down for Friday Southern Weslyan University has cancelled classes for Friday afternoon and evening Oconee County Public Library is closed Friday afternoon and will open on a 1 hour delay on Saturday Seneca City hall is closed Seneca High School basketball set for […]

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Sled Warns of Scams

The South Carolina Law Enforcement division is warning South Carolinians of a current scam.  Authorities warn to be wary of a caller saying you’ve won a prize, an inheritance, or mail with an authentic looking check.  SLED Chief Mark Keel says recently, an elderly woman received a call from a person claiming to be a medicare representative.  The caller tried […]

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