Alan Clarence Price

Seneca, SC — Alan Clarence Price, 84, husband of Sally Helsel Price, of 502 Hillandale Road, Seneca, passed away Sunday, April 30, 3017, at GHS Cottingham Hospice House. A memorial service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorials may be made to Oconee Hospice of the Foothills, GHS Cottingham Hospice House, […]

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Carol Takacs

  Lavonia, GA – Carol Belinda Hulgan Takacs, 69, wife of Stephen Takacs, 116 Thomas Road, passed away Sunday, April 30, 2017. The family will receive friends from 6-8 pm, Thursday, May 4, 2017 at Sandifer Funeral Home.  No formal services will be held.  The family is at their respective homes.  Condolences may be expressed online by visiting www.sandiferfuneralhome.com  SANDIFER […]

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Donnie Thrasher

    Iva, SC – Donnie Ray Thrasher, 71, of 5601 Hwy 201, passed away Friday, April 28, 2017 at his residence.  A funeral service will be held 2 pm, Friday, May 5, 2017 at Heritage Memorial Gardens Mausoleum Chapel with entombment to follow.  The family will receive friends from 4-6 pm, Thursday, May 4, 2017 at Sandifer Funeral Home. […]

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Lynn McGuffin Smith

Walhalla, SC— Lynn McGuffin Smith, 65, of 108 East North Broad Street, passed away Saturday, April 29, 2017, Greenville Memorial Hospital. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 PM, Tuesday, May 2, 2017, at Oconee Memorial Park Mausoleum Chapel.In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations be made to the American Heart Association via donatenow.heart.org. Davenport Funeral Home in […]

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Sheriff’s Office: fake I-D used to try to buy car

Someone late last week tried to buy a car from an Oconee County dealership, using someone else’s identity.  In the aftermath, the Sheriff’s Office arrested Jourdan Salluom and charged the 18-year old North Carolina man with fraud and other offenses.  A deputy sheriff checked a copy of a driver’s license that was provided to the dealership by the suspect and […]

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Motorcycle theft near Charleston traced to Oconee

A Berkeley County man has been arrested in Oconee, charged with possession of a stolen motorcycle. Dekendrick O’Neal Davis was arrested late Friday night after a prospective buyer of the Honda motorcycle checked with law enforcement to be sure he was making a clean purchase.  Turns out, according to the Sheriff’s Office, the motorcycle was stolen April 23.  After locating […]

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Accident UPDATE

No one was hurt, but public safety responders had their hands full with an unusual accident this morning on I-85 in Oconee County.  It occurred near Exit 4 and affected southbound traffic.  According to Fair Play Fire Department, a Subaru collided with a pickup truck pulling a camper.  The camper disengaged from the pickup and flipped.  Both drivers were apparently […]

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Adin Ballou Capron Jr.

    Seneca, SC — Adin Ballou Capron, Jr., 81, husband of Ann Louise Campbell Capron, of Seneca, passed away Saturday, April 29, 2017, at his home. A celebration of life party will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, P.O. Box 1000, Attn: Department 142, Memphis, TN 38101. Davenport […]

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Full-depth patching ahead for part of 123

That recent highway project that created a short detour for traffic on U-S 123 in Oconee County near the Georgia line will lead to “full-depth patching” and re-surfacing work on the two-lane highway.  Josh Makison, the Oconee construction engineer for the DOT, says the work will take place in the vicinity of Pickens Road.  The work will cover 1.93 miles.  […]

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Officer-involved shooting in Georgia

The FBI has confirmed that a shooting involving the FBI in Atlanta was related to warrants for a suspect who last Wednesday allegedly shot a Banks County, Georgia deputy. The suspect, 32-year-old Avery Richard, was killed in the incident, while an FBI agent and a woman were injured. The Banks County Sheriff’s Office plans a statement  today.  

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