New apartments for Seneca?

A zoning change in the works in Seneca could result in the construction of a new apartment complex off 123 just east of the railroad bridge next to Ingle’s. On Monday the planning commission approved the request for RM-16 zoning which, according to staff, would allow for multi-family housing. The four-acre property, owned by State Representative Bill Sandifer, is the […]

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Car clips power pole on By-Pass 123

A wet 123 By-Pass in Seneca may have contributed to a 6 o’clock accident this morning when a car clipped a power pole and hit trees in the vicinity of Keowee Cleaners and the China Inn. For a short time, the driver was trapped inside his car, but a responder says he was conscious and does not appear to have […]

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Wednesday night fires

Fire last night destroyed a large home near Lake Keowee. Fire fighters from Keowee-Ebenezer, Seneca, and Walhalla were among those on the scene on Westwood Bay Drive near the Keowee School Road. Although lightning was seen in the area, one fire fighter says there was no immediate explanation for why the fire started. Walhalla Fire Department assisted West Union on […]

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Lorraine “Lorry” Joyce Hilbert Misner

Seneca, SC — Lorraine “Lorry” Joyce Hilbert Misner, 82, wife of Gilbert “Gil” C. Misner, of Seneca, passed away Tuesday, February 19, 2019, at her home. A memorial service will be held at xxx, on Sunday, March 3, 2019, at University Baptist Church in Clemson, SC. Interment will take place at Evergreen Cemetery in Grand Blanc, Michigan at a later […]

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James Harold Dodd

Seneca, SC — James Harold Dodd, 79, of Seneca, passed away, Wednesday, February 20, 2019, at GHS Cottingham Hospice House. Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 PM, Friday, February 22, 2019, at Utica Baptist Church with burial to follow at Oconee Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 1:00-2:00 PM, Friday, prior to the service, at the church. […]

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Second trial witness is Baltimore ophthalmologist

When Camille Hess went for emergency treatment at the Oconee hospital, an ophthalmologist was not immediately available. How soon she was later able to find a specialist in Greenville is an issue in Hess’s damage suit against the hospital and an E-R doctor. Today Hess’s lawyer called his second witness—an ophthalmologist from Johns Hopkins University. The lawsuit filed for Hess […]

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