Two new Oconee virus deaths disclosed

Oconee’s newest death toll from COVID-19 increased to 130 with the announcement today of the deaths of two county residents on Tuesday.  One was elderly; the other, middle-age.  They were among 10 new deaths on today’s South Carolina report. The DHEC report revealed 756 new cases across the state, including 14 from Oconee.  Of 23,531 total test results, the state […]

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Carolyn Kendrick

Seneca – Carolyn Miller Kendrick, 76, wife of Albert Kendrick, passed away Sunday, August 27, 2017 at the Cottingham Hospice House. A funeral service will be held 3:30 pm, Tuesday, August 29, 2017 at Utica Baptist Church.  The family will receive friends from 1:30-3:00 pm prior to the service at the church.  Burial will follow in Heritage Memorial Gardens.  The […]

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Emma Honea

Westminster – Emma Rogers Honea, 94, widow of the late Guy M. Honea, of 597 South Retreat Road, passed away Friday, August 25, 2017 at Lila Doyle Nursing Care.  A funeral service will be held 3 pm, Sunday, August 27, 2017 at Retreat Baptist Church.  The family will receive friends from 2-3 pm, prior to the service at the church.  […]

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Our guest editorial this week is by Tracy Robillard, Public Affairs Specialist, for the U-S Army Corps of Engineers.

Editor’s Note: This article is the first in a two-part series that discusses the importance of water supply and water quality as congressional purposes for the Savannah River Basin dams and reservoirs. When was the last time you poured a glass of water from the faucet? Do you know where that water came from? If you live near lakes Hartwell, […]

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