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Alastaire “Smitty” James Smith
July 24, 2017 – 4:41 pm | No Comment

Alastaire ‘Smitty’ James Smith
July 22, 2017
WESTMINSTER, S.C. – Alastaire “Smitty” James Smith, 75, husband of Helen Jean Brooks Moore, of 309 Cheyenne Drive, passed away Sunday, July 23, at Greenville Memorial Hospital.
Graveside services will be …

William Wade Turner
July 24, 2017 – 4:16 pm | No Comment

William Wade Turner
July 22, 2017
WESTMINSTER, S.C. – William Wade Turner, 72, of 206 Antler Drive, died Saturday, July 22, at Cottingham Hospice House.
Sandifer Funeral Home is assisting the family.

George R. Stancil Jr.
July 24, 2017 – 4:16 pm | No Comment

George R. Stancil Jr.
July 22, 2017
WALHALLA, S.C. – George R. Stancil Jr., 83, of 721 Tyre B Mauldin St., passed away Saturday, July 22, at his residence.
Davenport Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Marie Cuneo Roberts
July 24, 2017 – 4:16 pm | No Comment

Marie Cuneo Roberts
July 23, 2017
CLEMSON, S.C. – Marie Cuneo Roberts of 500 Downs Loop passed away Sunday, July 23.
Duckett-Robinson Funeral Home, Central

O’Neal Capps
July 24, 2017 – 4:15 pm | No Comment

O’Neal Capps
July 21, 2017
WALHALLA, S.C. – Wesley O’Neal Capps, 51, of 922 W. Bear Swamp Road, died Friday, July 21, at his residence.
Sandifer Funeral Home is assisting the Capps family.

Douglas Eugene “Gene” Burnside Sr.
July 24, 2017 – 4:15 pm | No Comment

Douglas Eugene ‘Gene’ Burnside Sr.
July 22, 2017
SENECA, S.C. – Douglas Eugene “Gene” Burnside Sr., 73, of 150 Brookhaven Circle, passed away Saturday, July 22, at GHS Oconee Memorial Hospital.
Davenport Funeral Home is in charge of …

James Henry Brewer Jr.
July 24, 2017 – 4:15 pm | No Comment

James Henry Brewer Jr.
July 23, 2017
SENECA, S.C. – James Henry Brewer Jr., 88, passed away on Sunday, July 23.
Brown-Oglesby Funeral Home is assisting the family.

Changing roles
July 22, 2017 – 12:40 am | No Comment
Changing roles | Test

Nearly a year ago, local business owner Stephen Baxley noticed a familiar name on a work order request. A name he hadn’t seen in more than 20 years — Al Langston.

Strickland museum debuts latest exhibit
July 22, 2017 – 12:30 am | No Comment
Strickland museum debuts latest exhibit | Test

A North Carolina transplant who now calls Central home, Starlett Craig doesn’t necessarily have deep ties to Oconee County.

Seneca’s Townville Street to reopen soon
July 22, 2017 – 12:28 am | No Comment
Seneca’s Townville Street to reopen soon | Test

A combination of inclement weather and industrial breakdowns hampered efforts to finish repairs on a portion of North Townville Street in Seneca this week, but the end is now in sight, according to one of the top South Carolina Department of Transportation officials working on the project.

Lightning causes $25K in damages in Walhalla
July 22, 2017 – 12:27 am | No Comment
Lightning causes $25K in damages in Walhalla | Test

Lightning struck twice in Walhalla during a storm last weekend just a few hours after a structure at the water treatment plant failed, causing up to $25,000 in damages to the city’s infrastructure.

World of Energy to host eclipse-themed quilt show
July 22, 2017 – 12:27 am | No Comment
World of Energy to host eclipse-themed quilt show | Test

Duke Energy’s World of Energy at Oconee Nuclear Station will host the 2017 Thread Heads Quilt Show titled “Eclipse” Aug. 2-31 in the World of Energy lobby.