SLED investigating Two Saturday Morning Shootings in OC

Oconee County Sheriff Mike Crenshaw reports two shootings Saturday morning, including one that involved a Sheriff’s Office Deputy that has been turned over to the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (SLED). Sheriff Crenshaw says that the 911 Communications Center received a call of multiple shots fired into a residence on Brock Road during the night. One victim received one gunshot […]

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Nason Company expanding OC Operations

It’s now official that an expansion is to bring $2.5 million in new investment to Oconee County. The South Carolina Department of Commerce and the Oconee Economic Alliance report that Nason Company, a manufacturer of electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic components, is expanding its operations in Oconee County. The expansion will result in the creation of 26 new jobs. “Oconee County […]

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Update on Winter Power Outage

Utility crews with Blue Ridge Electric Cooperative are hard at work restoring power to parts of the Upstate impacted by the winter weather. As tree limbs collect ice, they fall causing power outages across the utility’s service area. As of 11:30am Friday, Jan. 22, Blue Ridge Electric Cooperative had 9,670 members without power. Terry Ballenger, spokesperson for Blue Ridge Electric […]

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LIFETIME SERVICE AWARD WINNERS

At a dinner last night, Oconee Emergency Services formally said thank you to all the men and women who volunteer their time and effort to the county’s various public safety services. Two men were singled out for lifetime service awards: Wayne Garland of the Walhalla Rescure Squad and Bob Kinder of the county’s dive and rescue squad. Charlie King of […]

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Radio Stations deliver Poinsettias

Local radio stations, WGOG and WSNW, delivered poinsettias to local nursing homes on Wednesday to bring holiday spirit to some area seniors. 94.1 The Lake, WSNW General Manager Brandon Kessler gives details. “It was our goal to make sure nobody was forgotten this holiday season, so we were proud to partner with Bellvedere Commons of Seneca and Walmart of Seneca. […]

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