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Reassessment appeals drop
December 16, 2011 – 1:00 am | No Comment
Reassessment appeals drop | Test

Oconee County adjusted its reassessment numbers down from 6,000 after discovering that some appeals were duplicated.

Weekend calendar
December 16, 2011 – 1:00 am | No Comment

Blue Ridge Arts Council showcases member artists in annual members show through Jan. 5. See members’ works of arts in paintings, drawings, collage, photography, print-making, ceramics, sculpture, jewelry and fine craft.

Loveless in Spokane
December 16, 2011 – 1:00 am | No Comment

I have three grandchildren. One is biologically related, and the other two are my daughter’s stepchildren from two previous relationships. The older child currently lives with his father, who has an enormous family.

Southern Wesleyan graduates 300
December 16, 2011 – 1:00 am | No Comment
Southern Wesleyan graduates 300 | Test

CENTRAL —Southern Wesleyan University recently celebrated its winter student graduation. Graduates listened to guest speaker Dr. Lawrence Clayton, a member of the University of Alabama faculty …

Girl Scouts merry in parade
December 16, 2011 – 1:00 am | No Comment
Girl Scouts merry in parade | Test

The Girl Scouts were out in Christmas form as they rode along in the Town of Salem’s annual Christmas parade last week.

‘Political cancer’ behind mayor’s resignation
December 16, 2011 – 1:00 am | No Comment
‘Political cancer’ behind mayor’s resignation | Test

Randy Hayes says his decision to resign as Pendleton’s mayor comes on the heels of what he calls a “political cancer” ravaging the town’s budget expenses, improvement decisions and law enforcement discrepancies.

Photo contest winners named
December 16, 2011 – 1:00 am | No Comment
Photo contest winners named | Test

WALHALLA — The Keep Oconee Beautiful Association presented its annual awards to some of the best amateur photographers in the area recently.

Sloan, Shirley to lead CVB board
December 16, 2011 – 12:59 am | No Comment

The Mountain Lakes Convention and Visitors Bureau held its initial meeting this week at the Historic Earle House in Walhalla.

December 16 Arrests
December 15, 2011 – 11:59 pm | No Comment

Arrests for December 16

Margie Ellsworth
December 15, 2011 – 5:13 pm | No Comment

Margie Ellsworth
December 15, 2011
SENECA, S.C. — Margie Una Ellsworth McCarter, 72, of 10106 West Oak Highway, passed away Thursday, Dec. 15 at her residence.
Sandifer Funeral Home is assisting the family.

William “Bill” Riley Richardson
December 15, 2011 – 5:12 pm | No Comment

William ‘Bill’ Riley Richardson
December 15, 2011
SENECA, S.C. — William “Bill” Riley Richardson, 88, passed away Thursday, Dec. 15.
Services will be conducted at 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 17 graveside in Mountainview Cemetery with the Reverends Steve …

Doris Marie Murphree MeLellan
December 15, 2011 – 5:11 pm | No Comment

Doris Marie Murphree McLellan
December 14, 2011
SENECA, S.C. — Doris Marie Murphree McLellan, 85, of Simpsonville, S.C., passed on Wednesday, Dec. 14.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 17 at the Heritage Memorial …

Thomas “Tommy” Hair
December 15, 2011 – 5:10 pm | No Comment

Thomas ‘Tommy’ Hair
December 14, 2011
WESTMINSTER, S.C. — Thomas “Tommy” Dean Hair, 56, husband of Alice “Faye” Daughtery Hair, of 646 Hair Circle, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 14 at Oconee Medical Center.
A funeral service will be …

Tri-County Technical College to close for the holidays
December 15, 2011 – 4:36 pm | No Comment

Tri-County Technical College will be closed for the holidays beginning Friday, Dec. 23, through Monday, Jan. 2. The College will reopen Tuesday, Jan. 3.