Tom Howard Newman

Lyman, SC – Tom Howard Newman, 85, formerly of Seneca, SC, passed away on Friday, May 24, 2024, at his residence.   A native of Calexico, California, Mr. Newman was the son of the late Tom Horace Newman and Shirley Armstrong Newman Coleman.   Mr. Newman graduated as Class President and Varsity Track Letterman from San Leandro High School in […]

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A Duke Energy invitation

The year was 1974 and a Michigan man by the name of Gerald Ford became president.  1974 was also the year that the then Duke Power Company opened its pumped storage facility the Jocassee Hydro Station.  So, for this 50th year observance, Duke Energy invites the public to help celebrate from 10 am to 2 pm Friday, June 14 with […]

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Shannon Jacobs moves up

Her name is Shannon Jacobs and, by action of a special Oconee School Board meeting today, she is the next principal at Fair-Oak Elementary School.  Jacobs has worked as assistant principal at the school.  To her new post, she brings 15 years’ experience, five of those years in the Oconee district.

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Angie Sanford

WESTMINSTER- Angie Ronnette Eades Sanford, 52, wife of Brian Keith Sanford, passed away May 23, 2024 at Prisma Health Cottingham Hospice House surrounded by her loving family.     Born August 11th, 1971, Walhalla, South Carolina, Angie was the daughter of Julia “Judy” Eades Bounds (PR) of Seneca and the late Ronald Queen. Angie was the heart of her family […]

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Holiday weekend announcements

Walhalla sanitation customers who count on Monday pickups are requested to make adjustments in deference to the holiday.  Trash normally scooped on Mondays will now be collected by the city Public Works Department on Tuesday and Wednesday.  Roll carts should be out by 7 o’clock Tuesday morning.  All other Walhalla routes are scheduled for no changes.  All Oconee recycling centers, […]

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The idea is that everyone loves a parade

Newry community’s celebration of its founding 130 years ago will now be a one-day event on Saturday, June 15.  The recent closing of the General Store and Cafe has necessitated confining the celebration to one day.  Parisa Fitz-Henley, Newry resident and celebration organizer, says she and her neighbors will welcome visitors for a variety of activities, including a 10 o’clock […]

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Thursday pedestrian accident was fatal

Anderson County Coroner Greg Shore has identified the pedestrian victim in a 9 o’clock yesterday morning accident on Anderson’s 28 Bypass as 43-year-old Anderson resident Lennetta Ford.  According to the coroner:  “Preliminary investigation shows that the victim was trying to walk across 28 Bypass when she was hit by a car that was travelling west.”  State trooper Ridgeway says the […]

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Olivia Carver

Seneca – Olivia Carver, infant daughter of Wayne Carver Jr. and Stacey Chappell, passed away on May 17th, 2024 at Prisma Health Oconee Memorial Hospital.   Olivia is survived by her parents; her siblings, Jason Carver, Ethan Carver, Skylar Carver; and grandparents, William and Vickie Chappell, Wayne Carver Sr and Denise Carver.    Per the families wishes no services will […]

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Randall Harold Frady

Seneca, SC– Randall Harold Frady, 65, husband of Karen Wilson Frady, of Seneca, passed away on Wednesday, May 22, 2024, at Cottingham Hospice House.   A native of Atlanta, GA, Mr. Frady was the son of the late Jack Harold and Betty Jo Anderson Frady. He was the owner of Upstate Carpet Cleaning Services.   In addition to his wife, […]

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Dianne Smith-Allen

  Walhalla – Carol Dianne Smith-Allen, 62, wife of James Leon Allen, passed away on May 22nd, 2024 at Prisma Health Greenville Memorial Hospital.   Born July 2nd, 1961 in Seneca, South Carolina, Dianne was the daughter of the late Claud and Janet Adams Pitts. Dianne was formerly the office manager for Dr. Ernest Martin, but her true calling and […]

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