Bartee bound for courthouse

At 9:30 this morning, James Bartee was approaching the Oconee Courthouse and what’s scheduled to be the start of his trial. The former Sheriff’s candidate is charged with solicitation to commit a felony. Parking spaces are at a premium as they are being taken by this week’s 250-member jury pool.

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Lillian Hood Garrison

Lillian Hood Garrison, 66, wife of Ralph Garrison, of 599 John Fox Drive, Walhalla died Wednesday, August 7, 2013 at St. Frances Hospital in Greenville, SC. A memorial service will be held at a later date at Rocky Knoll Baptist Church in Walhalla. The family will be at their respective homes.

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Glenn Thomas “Papa” Quarles

Glenn Thomas “Papa” Quarles, 75, husband of Bernice Pearson Quarles, of West Union, died Wednesday, June 19, 2013 at Cottingham Hospice House. Funeral services will be held at 4:00 PM, Friday, June 21, 2013 at the Davenport Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow in Oconee Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from, 2:30-4:00 PM Friday, June 21, 2013 […]

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Contents of package under investigation

A package that Georgia’s bomb unit took apart late last week near Tiger, Georgia remains under investigation. Rabun sheriff’s officers Friday afternoon brought a K-9 to highway 441 south near the Tiger city limits and found a homemade device. Sky 104 Radio at Clayton reports the K-9 gave a positive alert for explosives inside the package. They used a water […]

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SPD charges in armed robbery

The Seneca police have announced charges against four men in last night’s holdup at the Marathon convenience store on By-Pass 123. One of those men, Teryn LeShane Robinson, 19 years old, is charged with armed robbery with a deadly weapon and possession of a weapon while in the commission of a crime. Others charged: Justin Luke Manley, 22, Alexander Oneil […]

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National Day of Prayer rally

National Day of Prayer will be marked in Seneca with a rally at 6 o’clock downtown in the Norton-Thompson Park. Special speaker will be Dan Scott, radio announcer and the voice of Furman University athletics. Scott has started a foundation to help children who have been sexually, physically and mentally abused. Mayor Dan Alexander will have a part in tonight’s […]

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Randy Lee Moore

Westminster – Randy Lee Moore, 54, of 214 Antler Drive, passed away Tuesday, April 23, 2013 at Oconee Medical Center. A funeral service will be held 11 AM, Friday, April 26, 2013 from the Chapel of Sandifer Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Heritage Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 6-8 PM, Thursday, April 25, 2013 at Sandifer […]

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Charles “Chuck” William Mauldin, Jr.

Westminster – Charles “Chuck” William Mauldin, Jr., 53, husband of Pamela Elaine Freeman Mauldin, of 641 Poplar Springs Road, passed away Tuesday, April 2, 2013 at Duke University Hospital. A funeral service will be held 2 PM, Saturday, April 6, 2013 from the Chapel of Sandifer Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Oconee Memorial Park. The family will receive friends […]

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