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Albert Slaton
February 28, 2019 – 12:33 pm | Comments Off on Albert Slaton
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Albert Slaton
February 27, 2019
TOWNVILLE, S.C. – Albert Forris Slaton, 97, of 330 Oakdale Road, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 27, at Cottingham Hospice House.
The funeral service to celebrate and honor the life of Albert Forris Slaton …

Randall Larry Lanford
February 28, 2019 – 12:31 pm | Comments Off on Randall Larry Lanford

Randall Larry Lanford
February 26, 2019
SENECA, S.C. – Randall Larry Lanford, 71, husband of Marsha Simpson Lanford, of 120 B Lanford Drive, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 26, at AnMed hospital.
Funeral services will be held at 2 …

Wendell “Wayne” Edmondson
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Wendell ‘Wayne’ Edmondson
February 27, 2019
SENECA, S.C. – Wendell “Wayne” Edmondson, 71, husband of 50 years to Mitzi Ann Duncan, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 27, at GHS Cottingham Hospice House.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 …

SenecaFest laser show contract approved
February 28, 2019 – 12:51 am | Comments Off on SenecaFest laser show contract approved
SenecaFest laser show contract approved | Test

Plans for a laser light show to end this year’s SenecaFest in downtown Seneca were officially confirmed this week.

$320K in unauthorized raises? Former interim administrator gave more than 100 employees pay hikes during 8-month tenure
February 28, 2019 – 12:34 am | Comments Off on $320K in unauthorized raises? Former interim administrator gave more than 100 employees pay hikes during 8-month tenure
$320K in unauthorized raises? Former interim administrator gave more than 100 employees pay hikes during 8-month tenure | Test

Reclassified, restructured and reorganized — those are the three terms Oconee County public works deputy administrator Rick Martin frequently used to grant nearly $320,000 in unauthorized raises during his eight-month tenure as interim county administrator.

SCDOT provides update on road collapse
February 28, 2019 – 12:33 am | Comments Off on SCDOT provides update on road collapse
SCDOT provides update on road collapse | Test

A South Carolina Department of Transportation official said a portion of U.S. Highway 123 near Westminster has been deemed an emergency project after a road collapse last week forced a water main break and washout.

Standoff with former deputy ends peacefully
February 28, 2019 – 12:26 am | Comments Off on Standoff with former deputy ends peacefully
Standoff with former deputy ends peacefully | Test

A four-hour standoff between law enforcement and a former Oconee County Sheriff’s Office deputy that began with efforts to execute an eviction ended peacefully Wednesday afternoon. 

Walhalla setting rules for food trucks
February 28, 2019 – 12:22 am | Comments Off on Walhalla setting rules for food trucks
Walhalla setting rules for food trucks | Test

Walhalla City Council members say they welcome mobile food vendors, but want to establish regulations governing them. 

Heart health: Know your family history
February 28, 2019 – 12:20 am | Comments Off on Heart health: Know your family history
Heart health: Know your family history | Test

Medical professionals say one of the keys to knowing your risk for heart issues is knowing your family history.

School board ‘reluctantly’ OKs 2019-20 calendar
February 28, 2019 – 12:19 am | Comments Off on School board ‘reluctantly’ OKs 2019-20 calendar
School board ‘reluctantly’ OKs 2019-20 calendar | Test

The Pickens County School Board unanimously but reluctantly approved the 2019-20 school calendar this week, which will see students report Aug. 19 and break for summer on June 3.

Pickens County concerned about state funding for mandated departments
February 28, 2019 – 12:18 am | Comments Off on Pickens County concerned about state funding for mandated departments

Pickens County officials recently expressed concern about the lack of state funding for 30 county departments mandated by the state. 

Man faces drug charges
February 28, 2019 – 12:16 am | Comments Off on Man faces drug charges
Man faces drug charges | Test

River Eigan Matheson, of Snowcreek Road, is charged with possession of methamphetamine with the intent to distribute and having an open container in a motor vehicle.

Man arrested after camper fire
February 28, 2019 – 12:12 am | Comments Off on Man arrested after camper fire
Man arrested after camper fire | Test

James Robert Moore, of 529 Mark Lane, is charged with one count of third-degree arson after an incident report alleges he “pulled his items out” of the camper and “poured gas on cardboard he placed inside” before setting it on fire.

Cardiology nurses talk heart health
February 28, 2019 – 12:01 am | Comments Off on Cardiology nurses talk heart health
Cardiology nurses talk heart health | Test

While cardiologists and surgeons diagnose and treat heart disease, cardiac nurses often spend more time with the patients caring for them before and after surgery or other procedures.