Indecent Exposure Charges Against Seneca Man

A Seneca man is facing indecent exposure charges.  Jimmy Watt, spokesman for the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office, says 45 year old Shawn Christopher Wilmarth of Yellow Jasmine Drive, Seneca, was arrested and booked into the Oconee County Detention Center this past Saturday. Watt says a deputy with the Uniform Patrol Division responded to a retail business on Wells Highway near […]

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State Traffic Fatalities Up So Far

The South Carolina Department of Public Safety announces a preliminary number of three persons killed on South Carolina roadways from Friday, April 24, at 6 p.m. until Sunday, April 26, at midnight.  All of those weekend fatalities occurred in the lower part of the state. Two fatalities were in BerkleyCounty, and one in Jasper. As of April 26, 272 people […]

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Shuttle Service Offered for Hikers

Hikers and visitors to the Lake Jocassee area can now take advantage of a new shuttle service to reach the Horsepasture River, Mill Creek Falls and Laurel Fork Falls. Officials with the Jocassee Tours say the shuttle service will be available every Wednesday and Saturday, year round. The shuttle service departs at 9 am and returns around 3 pm. The […]

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SHS Hosts Booster Club Golf

Seneca High School is hosting the Core Financial Resources 8th Annual Bobcat Booster Club Golf outing, Monday May 4 at Cross Creek Plantation. Registration for the event will start at 10:30 am with shot-gun start at noon. Snacks from Domino’s will be provided to begin the round, and a full Cross Creek Plantation taco bar will be served following the […]

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Robert Earl Gibson

Robert Earl “Shorty” Gibson, 73, of 505 W. King Street, passed away Saturday, April 25, 2015 at Oconee Memorial Hospital. A funeral service will be held 2 pm, Wednesday, April 29, 2015 from the Chapel of Sandifer Funeral Home.  Burial will follow in Corinth Baptist Church Cemetery in Seneca. The family will receive friends from 6-8 pm, Tuesday, April 28, […]

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Elaine Stancil Foster

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 PM, prior to the service, […]

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Glenn Howard Williams

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 VKFacebookTwitterGoogle+

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Earth Day Celebration at Tamassee-Salem

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 conic sections, in order to […]

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

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 National Forest. The training will […]

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Power Restored By Blue Ridge Crew

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. VKFacebookTwitterGoogle+

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