Tree Board suggests Cypress

Westminster City council received a recommendation that the city consider Carolina Sapphire Cypress trees to replace seven oak trees that were recently removed from a block of Main Street at the Grey Street underpass. The oak trees fell victim to reasons of safety and aging. After hearing the recommendation from Chairman Greg Sluder of the Tree Board for cypress as […]

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Hailey Jo Brown

Hailey Jo Brown, infant daughter of David and Katie Marie McAlister Brown, of 676 Colonial Creek Drive, Walhalla, SC, died Saturday, November 17, 2012 at Oconee Medical Center. Graveside services will be held at 3:00 PM Wednesday, November 21, 2012 at Heritage Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends following the service. The family is at their respective homes. VKFacebookTwitterGoogle+

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Bertha Evelyn Moore Ramey

Bertha Evelyn Moore Ramey, 74, wife of the late Ed Ramey, of 2004 Westminster Hwy, Walhalla, SC died Tuesday, November, 13, 2012 at the Oconee Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM, Saturday, November 17, 2012 at the Davenport Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow in the Neville Cemetery. The family will receive friends, prior to […]

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Marvin Rudolph Wilson

Westminster – Marvin Rudolph Wilson, 91, husband of Lillie Mae Davis Bryant of 148 Dewey Street, passed away Tuesday, October 30, 2012 at his home. A Graveside Service will be held 2:30 PM, Thursday, November 1, 2012 at First Baptist Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 1-2 prior to the service Thursday at Sandifer Funeral Home. The family […]

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Keith ‘Eddie” Edgar Rager, Jr.

Westminster – ., 46, of 945 M. Harbin Drive, passed away Saturday, October 27, 2012 at his residence. A Funeral Service will be held 3 PM, Wednesday, October 31, 2012 from the Chapel of Sandifer Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Oconee Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 1:30 – 3 PM, prior to the service at the […]

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Maudie Lee Moore

Maudie Lee Moore,79, of 618 Country View Drive, Walhalla, SC, died Sunday, October 28, 2012 at Seneca Health and Rehabilitation. A memorial service will be held Saturday, November 3, 2012 at 11:00 AM at Poplar Springs Baptist Church with visitation following the service. Flowers are accepted. The family is at 324 Duck Pond Road, Walhalla, SC. VKFacebookTwitterGoogle+

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“Windows to New Worlds”

 A $1 million gift, praise from the administrator of NASA and a volley of model rockets were the order of the day Thursday,  as the South Carolina State Museum broke ground for “Windows to New Worlds,” its $23 million expansion and renovation project at its historic site in Columbia. The Boeing Company has approved a $1 million grant to fund an […]

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Water ‘peace’ talks possible

Water plays a vital role in economic development and the stakes are high when it comes to who sets the rules regarding quantity and quality.  State officials with sizable roles spoke yesterday at the Water Resources Conference in Columbia.  Bobby Hitt, state commerce secretary, said 37 of the 46 counties have inadequate water and sewer resources to attract high-paying businesses.  […]

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Fatal crash near Walhalla

Greg Long, deputy coroner for Oconee, says before noon today he will release the name of the fatality involved in a traffic crash at mid-afternoon yesterday near Walhalla. Long says the fatality is a Walhallan who, at the family’s request, is not being identified now to allow other relatives to be notified. State troopers say the victim is a female. […]

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