Frankie Pearson’s holiday disappointment

Oconee veteran Frankie Pearson wishes that certain others had found the time to attend the annual ceremony held in memory of 210 Oconee servicemen who went off to war and never returned.  By certain others, Pearson means the members of the Oconee County Council.  Pearson surveilled the audience and could not find anyone of the council, nor any of the […]

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Remembering all who served

Under the theme “Remembering All Who Served”, the annual Memorial Day observance by the Oconee Veterans Council took place yesterday at Walhalla’s Center for the Performing Arts.  Special emphasis was placed on the 210 Oconee servicemen who died in the country’s wars since the First World War.  Organizers and supporters were disappointed by the small audience than usual, but that […]

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Bicyclist dead in Anderson accident

A bicyclist has died the result of an accident involving an SUV yesterday afternoon in Anderson.  The coroner’s office is withholding the name of the deceased until family members are notified.  The highway patrol reported the accident just before 3 o’clock yesterday afternoon on W. Market Street not far from the Anderson city limits.  According to Coroner Greg Shore, preliminary […]

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Marjorie Harris

  Hartwell- Marjorie Juanita Holmes Harris, 88, wife of the late Roy Lee Harris, passed away May 25th, 2024 at Hartwell Health and Rehab.    Born September 6th, 1935, in Monroe, Tennessee, Juanita was the daughter of the late Troy and Lula Shoemaker Holmes. She was a homemaker and had a passion for her family and caring for others. Juanita […]

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Ted Denny

  Westminster – Ted Brian Denny, 56, passed away on Saturday, May 25th, 2024 at Oconee Memorial Hospital.   Born August 27th, 1967, in Toccoa, Georgia, Ted was the son of Duran Denny and the late Edna Smith Denny. Ted was a Veteran of the United States Army. He worked as a painter at Eagle Interior. Ted was an avid […]

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Furman Cox

Seneca- Furman Cox Jr., 90, husband of 68 years to the late Charlcie Faye Cox, passed away on May 25th, 2024 at Oconee Memorial Hospital.   Born on September 26th, 1933, in Seneca, South Carolina, to the late Furman Monroe and Ruth Adgar Gillespie Cox. Furman was a Veteran of the United States Army. He worked at JP Stevens for […]

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Susan Duncan

    Seneca, SC — Susan Farmer Duncan, 80, wife of the late Virgil “Pete” Ray Duncan, of Seneca, passed away on Saturday, May 25, 2024, at Lakeview Assisted Living.   A native of Oconee County, SC, Mrs. Duncan was the daughter of the late James Clarence and Golda Viola Chloer Farmer. She retired from the textile industry and was […]

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