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James R. “Jamie” Sanders
February 22, 2010 – 5:08 pm | No Comment

James R. ‘Jamie’ Sanders
February 22, 2010
TAMASSEE, S.C. — James Raymond “Jamie” Sanders, 29, of 340 Whitmire Church Road, husband of Lisa Burgess Sanders, died Monday, Feb. 22 at Oconee Medical Center, Seneca, S.C.
A native of …

Carrie Kirby
February 22, 2010 – 5:07 pm | No Comment

Carrie Kirby
February 21, 2010
SENECA, S.C. — Carrie Clark Kirby, 87, wife of the late Christopher C. Kirby, of 1201 East South Second St., died Sunday, Feb. 21 at Seneca Health & Rehabilitation.
A native of Franklin …

R. Denny Currier
February 22, 2010 – 5:06 pm | No Comment
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R. Denny Currier
February 21, 2010
SALEM, S.C. — R. Denny Currier, 74, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 21 after a valiant fight with acute myeloid leukemia.
A private family service will be held followed by a memorial …

Shenna Roberts Reams
February 22, 2010 – 5:05 pm | No Comment

Shenna Roberts Reams
February 20, 2010
SENECA, S.C. — Shenna Rebecca Lynn (Roberts) Reams, 26, of 541 Wolf Stake Church Road, wife of Jason Rayford Reams, died Saturday, Feb. 20 at Oconee Medical Center.
Funeral services will be …

Angela Messana
February 22, 2010 – 5:05 pm | No Comment

Angela Messana
February 22, 2010
SENECA, S.C. — Angela Alesi Messana, 88, of Sapphire Court, wife of the late Francesco “Frank” Messana, died Monday, Feb. 22 at Cottingham Hospice House.
A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 …

Clint Maxey
February 22, 2010 – 5:04 pm | No Comment

Clint Maxey
February 19, 2010
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Clint Maxey, 75, passed away Friday, Feb. 19.
The family will gather to greet friends beginning at 11 a.m. today, Feb. 23 at St. Paul United Methodist Church, 2830 Dorchester …

William Strong
February 22, 2010 – 5:03 pm | No Comment

William Armstrong
February 21, 2010
SENECA, S.C. — William Paul Armstrong, 91, of 235 Armstrong Road, died Sunday, Feb. 21 in Clemson, S.C.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 24 in the Chapel of Sandifer …

Fighting the stigma: Suicide prevention begins with awareness
February 20, 2010 – 1:02 am | No Comment
Fighting the stigma: Suicide prevention begins with awareness | Test

In Oconee County, as with most everywhere, there’s a natural hesitancy to seek help for serious mental illness, including depression and suicidal thoughts.

Dexter to McCall: ‘Stop looking…’
February 20, 2010 – 1:00 am | 2 Comments
Dexter to McCall: ‘Stop looking…’ | Test

Oconee County Council Chairman Reg Dexter issued a call for unity to deal with what maverick Councilman Wayne McCall says is an over-taxation problem.

Butler school nearing demolition
February 20, 2010 – 1:00 am | No Comment
Butler school nearing demolition | Test

The old school that sits on Butler Street in Westminster is not only an eyesore, but it’s a health hazard with copious amounts of asbestos that needs to be carefully removed.

Oconee Assessor insists outside help needed
February 20, 2010 – 1:00 am | No Comment
Oconee Assessor insists outside help needed | Test

Oconee County Assessor Leslie Smith is not backing down from his view that his office needs help from an outside firm to handle the county’s reassessment of property values this year.

Impaired female almost crashes with child in car
February 20, 2010 – 1:00 am | No Comment
Impaired female almost crashes with child in car | Test

A woman and a child are uninjured after numerous poor choices behind the wheel.

Clemson texting ordinance effective June 1
February 20, 2010 – 1:00 am | No Comment
Clemson texting ordinance effective June 1 | Test

A new ordinance that bans motorists from using a mobile telephone for text messaging or e-mails in the Clemson city limits will go into effect June 1.

Leaders discuss legislative issues over breakfast
February 20, 2010 – 1:00 am | No Comment
Leaders discuss legislative issues over breakfast | Test

Clemson Mayor Larry Abernathy and Clemson University President Jim Barker began Friday morning’s annual Joint City-University Advisory Board Legislative Breakfast by focusing on the positives.