Barbara Ione Dunavan Haddle

Mountain Rest, SC— Barbara Ione Dunavan Haddle, 84, wife of the late Thomas Franklyn Haddle, of 125 Dunbartom Oaks Drive, Mountain Rest, passed away Tuesday, October 11, 2016, at her home. Memorial services will be conducted at 2:00 PM, Sunday, October 23, 2016, at Davenport Funeral Home Chapel. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Epworth Children’s Home, […]

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Nurse charged with exploting vulnerable adult

A home health nurse has been arrested in Oconee County, charged with exploitation of a vulnerable adult.  The arrest of Walhalla resident Chelly Kay Franklin, 50, took place yesterday after an Oconee Sheriff’s Office investigator signed an affidavit to an arrest warrant alleging that, without permission, Franklin used the personal information of an Alzheimer’s patient for whom Franklin’s employer was […]

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Mandy McCall

      Westminster – Amanda Diane McCall, 41, of 417 Corneila Avenue, passed away Sunday, October 9, 2016 at Greenville Memorial Hospital.  No formal services will be held at this time. Memorials in her 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 […]

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Hurricane battered South Carolina crops

Tens of thousands of acres of South Carolina cotton, peanuts, soybeans, turnips, brassicas, collards and spinach took significant beatings when Hurriance Matthew marched through the state.  And Clemson University Extension agents say what’s worse is that hundreds of trees fell onto power lines, knocking out power to almost one million homes, farms, and businesses.  Some rural areas might not have […]

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Fire boats being added to Oconee’s arsenal

Oconee County soon will have a better way to put out a fire on a lake island or along a shoreline to which road access is difficult for large fire fighting equipment.  Charlie King, the county fire chief, announced during a public safety committee meeting last night that two boats equipped for fire fighting have performed well during tests on […]

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Statewide economic development conference at Seneca

  Economic developers from across South Carolina have agreed to hold a three-day symposium next year in Seneca, in a city building that affords a picturesque view of Lake Keowee.  Richard Blackwell says the developers are considered “the best and the brightest” at what they do.  They’ll gather in the conference area of the remodeled Seneca Water Treatment Plant, which […]

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Easley woman the victim of fatal crash

Authorities say a 21-year old Easley woman died enroute to a Greenville hospital after last night’s car-tractor trailer accident on U-S 123.  The 10:55 accident occurred where 123 meets SC 124 in Pickens County.  According to Kandy Kelley, the Pickens County coroner, Mary Gorman’s car hit the back of a tractor-trailer truck.  The highway patrol said the tractor-trailer truck driver, […]

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Sheriff predicts future drug scourge

  Oconee Sheriff Mike Crenshaw has returned from a national drug symposium with an ominous warning.  There’s a new scourge that takes the life of the user who overdoses.  “The DEA is very concerned about Fentanyl,” Crenshaw said. It’s a cancer-relief drug, but there have been deaths across the country and in Oconee County by people ingesting them, he said. […]

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Pep rally to highlight Clemson homecoming

Floats are taking shape this week on Bowman Field, and Clemson University’s 60th annual Tigerama Pep Rally will kick off homecoming weekend.  This is the first year since 2002 that Tigerama will be held in Death Valley.  The theme is “Coming Home to Clemson.”  The 7 o’clock Friday night  show will feature the football team, the Tiger band, the Clemson […]

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Committee recommends grant application

Oconee County Council will be asked to approve filing a grant application to hire a sheriff’s officer dedicated to combating the use of methamphetamine.  Sheriff Mike Crenshaw last night approached the county council law enforcement committee and elicited a 3 to 0 vote to recommend the grant application to the full council.  Chairman Wayne McCall showed his support by saying […]

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