Local baseball

In American Legion Junior League Playoffs Tuesday, played at Hall Street Field in Westminster, Seneca defeated Greer Post 110 in extra innings, 7-6, to win both of the two game series. Noah Bedenbaugh wins it with a walk off single in the 9th. Seneca will be back in action Monday, taking on the winner of the Rock-Hill/Williamston series. In American […]

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Edward John Hagen, Jr.

Greenville, SC – Edward John Hagen, Jr., 68, of Greenville, passed away Tuesday, June 9, at Greenville Memorial Hospital. Mr. Hagen was a native of Philadelphia, PA. A memorial service will be conducted at 2:00 PM, Saturday, June 13, at Seneca Presbyterian Church with a reception to follow. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Seneca Presbyterian Church […]

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Moulder unveils proposed budget

Oconeeans should not see a tax hike and county employees should not see a pay raise for fiscal 2015-16. County Administrator Scott Moulder revealed his proposed budget on Tuesday, with spending of $42.4 million on county operations. The proposal includes nearly $640,00 for new employees, including an in-house attorney with a staff paralegal. The budget does not include raises for […]

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Former Banker To Be Arraigned

A former bank officer at Oconee-based Community First Bank is due in federal court this morning at Anderson for an initial appearance, according to sources in the US District Court. The proceeding for Benjamin Lee Hiott is an arraignment. According to sources with the federal court system, Hiott faces three counts of bank fraud. He is also a co-defendant in […]

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Walhalla woman dies in Saturday evening crash

An 18 year-old Walhalla woman died Saturday night in a single vehicle wreck near Westminster. The Highway Patrol says the crash occurred at 8:25 PM on South Highway 11 near the intersection of Mountain and Critter Roads. The Chrysler Sebring, driven by a 17 year-old male from Walhalla, and containing two female passengers, went down an embankment. Oconee County Coroner Karl Addis says […]

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One dead following overnight shooting in Seneca

Oconee County Coroner Karl Addis says a 29 year-old Seneca man is dead following an overnight shooting. Addis says Anthony Letron Holden died at 9:33 AM Sunday from wounds he sustained in the shooting, which occurred around 12:30 AM at Sonny’s Bar & Grill at the corner of Wells Highway and Shiloh Road. The coroner says Holden was shot in […]

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Phillies no-hit Atlanta

Cole Hamels, together with three Philadelphia Phillies’ relievers,  no-hit the Atlanta Braves Monday, winning 7-0. Hamels went six innings and threw 108 pitches; he struck out seven, walked five, and hit one batter.  Then, relievers Jake Diekman, Ken Giles and Jonathan Papelbon each pitched a perfect inning to close out the 11th combined no-hitter in big league history.  It was the fourth no-hitter of the […]

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Rogers funeral plans set

Walhalla City Councilwoman and Oconee Red Cross Chapter leader Kathy Rogers died Friday afternoon after a battle with cancer. Rogers died the day after an interview aired on the “Golden Corner’s Morning Show” with Wayne Morton and other local musicians and friends of Rogers who had organized a tribute concert for Saturday night in Walhalla. Morton told host Kris Butts the […]

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