Dannie Phillips

Springfield, MO- Dannie Mikel Phillips, 68, husband of Julia F Macedo Phillips, passed away October 22, 2019.   Born in Detroit, Michigan, he was the son of the late CB Phillips and Ms. Mary Ellen Phillips White of Townville, SC. Dannie was a Structural Environmental Engineer and was a Veteran of the United States Marine Corp, serving with HMX-1 Presidential […]

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Animal Shelter Flag has special meaning

The Oconee County Animal Shelter is not exclusive in flying the American flag daily in honor of our great Nation, but thanks to an Oconee Humane Society volunteer and U.S. Coast Guard Veteran, the flag currently welcoming visitors is very unique. James W. Calhoun, Captain, USCG, a long-time OHS volunteer donated a flag that once flew aboard the United States […]

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Sallie McCrackin

Anderson- Sallie Jane Holbrooks McCrackin, 94, wife of Roy Melton McCrackin, passed away November 4, 2019, at her residence, surrounded by her loving family.   Born in Stephens County, GA, she was the daughter of the late Posey and Laura Holbrooks. Sallie worked in produce sales at McCrackin Grocery and was of the Church of God faith.    Sallie is […]

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Georgia Man killed in Sunday morning Oconee Accident

The Oconee County Coroner’s Office and the South Carolina Highway Patrol are investigating a weekend accident in which a Franklin County, GA man was killed on I-85 in southern Oconee County. According to Coroner Karl Addis, 33-year-old Paul Edward Knox, Jr. of Lavonia, GA died early Sunday morning from injuries sustained in the motor vehicle collision on I-85 southbound near […]

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Marilyn Janine D’Anna Winer

Anderson, SC — Marilyn Janine D’anna Winer, 71, of 1520 Old Williamston Road, Anderson passed away on Saturday, November 2, 2019 at her residence.   Ms. Winer, a native of Hackensack, NJ, a member of Wolf Stake Baptist Church, was the daughter of the late Julius D’anna and Eula Mae Carter.   Ms. Winer is survived by her daughters: Jennifer […]

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Myra Meyers

Westminster- Myra Joyce Smith Meyers, 78, wife of Fred Meyers, passed away November 3, 2019, at Seneca Health and Rehabilitation Center.   A native of Oconee County, she was the daughter of the late Clyde and Rosabell Suttles Smith.  Myra was a retired Hairdresser and a member of Full Gospel Temple.    Myra is survived by her sons, Daniel Lyle […]

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Laura Keese

Westminster- Laura Welsh Keese, 68, wife of Lee Shirley Keese, passed away November 2, 2019, at her residence, surrounded by her loving family.   A native of Oconee County, she was the daughter of the late Ralph and Billie Lay Welsh.  Laura was a retired Elementary School Teacher, she was on the Farm Bureau Women’s Committee, and a member of […]

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Seneca Native, U.S. Navy Chaplain Jason Sluder

SINGAPORE (Oct. 29, 2019) U.S. Navy Chaplain, Lt. Cmdr. Jason Sluder, from Seneca, S.C., assigned to the Whidbey Island-class dock landing ship USS Germantown (LSD 42), sorts donated items at the “Tanglin Family Hub” Salvation Army, Singapore, during a community relations project. Germantown, part of Commander, Amphibious Squadron 11, is deployed to the Indo-Pacific region to enhance interoperability with partners […]

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Turn Clocks Back Saturday Night

The time will fall back this weekend. The first Sunday in November, which is this Sunday, is when Daylight Saving Time ends and for the next five months we will be on Eastern Standard Time. Before going to bed Saturday night, remember to set your clocks back one hour. Setting your clocks back an hour is also a good time […]

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