Oconeeans are on the ballot tomorrow

Oconee voters may cast ballots tomorrow from 7 in the morning until 7 at night at their polling locations.  Like voters elsewhere, there are many Oconeeans motivated by the race for President.  Still many observers are sickened by this year’s field and will be glad to get the race behind them.  One is Jim Bohannon, a national radio show host […]

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What happens if you don’t have a photo ID?

Here are some additional factoids for tomorrow’s election, as provided by the South Carolina Election Commission: Q.  What if I don’t have one of these Photo IDs? A.  If you do not have one of these photo IDs, you can make your voting experience as fast and easy as possible by getting one before Election Day.  If you are already […]

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Special Pickens County presentation to be made Election Day

The Pickens Historical Society will make a special presentation to the Pickens County Sheriff’s Office, historically connected with Election Day and with Pickens County.   A special Election Day presentation will be made in Pickens County tomorrow when the head of the county’s Historical Society, Ken Nabors, delivers to the Sheriff’s Office a certification of the results from the November […]

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The world’s first solar-powered mobile medical clinic

The word’s first solar-powered mobile medical clinic will be unveiled this week by Clemson University’s Joseph F. Sullivan Center.  The unveiling will be Thursday morning behind Edwards Hall.  The unveiling honors will go to three individuals:  Thomas Alexander, Oconee-Pickens state senator; Dr. Paula Watt, director of the Sullivan Center; And Anita Chambers, president and CEO of Odulair, the clinic’s manufacturer. […]

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Plans set for Veterans Day parade

Downtown Seneca will be the place for the 2016 Oconee Veterans Day Parade.  The parade takes place Friday and will start at 4:30 at the Norton-Thompson Park near the railroad tracks. Parade chairman George White says, “We have invited representatives from all City Police Departments throughout the county, along with the Sheriff’s Office, Highway Patrol and the state Department Natural […]

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Freddie Morris

  Westminster – Freddie Lee Morris, 73, husband of Annette Hamby Morris, 1116 East Main Street, passed away Saturday, October 29, 2016 at his residence.    Funeral arrangements will be announced.  Memorials in his memory may be made C/O Sandifer Funeral Home, PO Box 69, Westminster, SC 29693.  Condolences may be expressed online by visiting www.sandiferfuneralhome.com SANDIFER FUNERAL HOME IS ASSISTING […]

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Joe B. Price

Seneca, SC— Joe B. Price, 69, husband of Deborah Yvonne Keasler Price of Seneca, SC, passed away Monday, October 31, 2016 in Hilo, HI. A memorial service will be conducted at 2:00 PM, Monday, November 7, 2016 at Davenport Funeral Home Chapel. The family will receive friends immediately following the service. The family is at the home.  Davenport Funeral Home […]

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Velma Miller

  Westminster – Velma Phillips Miller, 93, widow of the late John Miller of 1303 East Main Street, passed away Saturday, November 05, 2016 surrounded by her family. A funeral service will be held 2:30 pm, Monday, November 7, 2016 from the Chapel of Sandifer Funeral Home.  The family will receive friends from 1-2 prior to the service at Sandifer Funeral […]

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Margaret Barron

Westminster – Margaret Smith Barron, 82, widow of the late Claude Marvin Barron, 126 Pickens Road, passed away Saturday, November 05, 2016 at her residence. A funeral service will be held at 11 am, Monday, November 7, 2016 from the Chapel of Sandifer Funeral Home.  A private burial will follow.    The family will receive friends from 6-8 pm, Sunday, November […]

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