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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Preliminary Statistics for State Fatalities

The South Carolina Department of Public safety has released the preliminary statistics for the number of highway fatalities on SC roads during 2012. The department’s preliminary numbers indicate 837 people died on South Carolina roadways in 2012. That’s a 1 percent increase over the 2011 number of 828. Vulnerable roadway users (pedestrians, bicycle, moped and motorcycle operators) and deaths resulting […]

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Georgia Authorities Offer Reward

The Hart County Sheriff’s Department is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of two men responsible for an armed robbery at a convenience store last month. WLHR’s M.J. Neiser reports, It happened the night of December 17th at the Max Saver convenience store on U.S. 29/Anderson Highway. Officials with the Hart County Sheriff’s department say both […]

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Award nominees sought

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 public is invited to submit […]

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Positive Economic News for SC

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 to say South Carolina has […]

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West Union Group Unveils Marker

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 group worked to save the […]

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Lois Hunnicutt Laye

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 Park. The family will receive […]

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