Bobbie Ann McCurry

West Union, SC— Bobbie Ann McCurry, 77, wife of Cecil Columbus McCurry, beloved mother and grandmother, of 523 Burnt Tanyard Road, West Union, passed away Wednesday, May 24, 2017, at GHS Cottingham Hospice House. Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 AM, Saturday, May 27, 2017, at Davenport Funeral Home Chapel. Following the burial, friends are invited to join the […]

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“NEXT” School graduation tomorrow night

The principal at the NEXT School at Eagle Ridge promises “a very personal and unique” ceremony for the first graduation at the charter school in Salem.  Fourteen students are to be graduated during tomorrow’s 6:30 pm ceremony.  Principal Joe Greenberg says each of the graduates tomorrow receives a customized diploma and an engraved rock.  NEXT is completing its first year […]

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Holiday driving can be a killer!

The unofficial start of summer begins this weekend with the Memorial Day weekend.  And the Oconee Sheriff’s Office wants everyone to travel safe. “According to a recent release from AAA Carolinas, we could see the highest Memorial Day travel volume since 2005,” says Oconee County Sheriff’s Office Public Information Officer Jimmy Watt.  “The release from AAA Carolinas stated that an […]

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Mandarin Chinese taught in Seneca schools

Oconee School District envisions the instruction of Mandarin Chinese as a way to develop global citizens.  The district employed its first Chinese teacher. Linda Sui, in 2015.  A second teacher, Rose Liu, was added this year.  Both Seneca Middle School and Seneca High School have been able to expand their Mandarin Chinese instruction.  The language is also being taught at […]

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Walhalla Pool ready for the season

Partly cloudy and upper 80s are forecast for Saturday and, for the Walhalla Swimming Pool, the key is no rain predicted.  Memorial Day weekend is the time for the 2017 opening of the Walhalla Swimming Pool, through a cooperation agreement between the city and the Foothills YMCA.  Yesterday Sarah Wilson, the pool director, stopped at 101.7/WGOG to say that the […]

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Pendleton senior earns Clemson merit scholarship

Pendleton High School student Margo Marie McManus has been selected one of eight students for the 2017 National Scholars Program.  The program is Clemson University’s most selective merit program. Clemson’s  National Scholars receive four-year merit scholarships that cover tuition and fees, an allowance for room and board and a summer group study-abroad experience after freshman year, as well as a […]

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“Dee” Cawthon

  Westminster – Martha Delois “Dee” Norris Cawthon, 57, of 10942 Long Creek Hwy, passed away Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at the Cottingham Hospice House. A funeral service will be held 11 am, Saturday, May 27, 2017 at the Chapel of Sandifer Funeral Home.  The family will receive friends from 6-8 pm, Friday, May 26, 2017 at Sandifer Funeral Home […]

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Would Oconee pay more of Westminster recreation costs?

  Westminster Mayor Brian Ramey indicated today his city would like greater funding from Oconee County to offset the cost of allowing out of city children to participate in the city’s recreation program.  Ramey says the current cost of covering out-of-city residents in the city program is $266 thousand dollars.  Figures projected for next year’s city budget show an estimated […]

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