CITY OF SENECA ANNOUNCES DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION STUDY FOR SENECA POLICE DEPARTMENT

The City of Seneca recently announced the creation of an internal review of police department processes in a desire to assess the department’s current relationships with culturally diverse segments of the local population. To kick start the internal review, the City has hired diversity and inclusion professional Loretta Smith of Spartanburg to conduct a diversity and inclusion study within the […]

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Search for Missing Hiker Underway

From Oconee County Emergency Services: Update 08/06/2020 Noon: ***Hiker found*** Richard Gonzalez, who was separated from his hiking party on Monday, August 3rd, has been located and is on his way to a pickup point. He is unharmed and more information will follow. Oconee County Emergency Services would like to thank all hikers and emergency services personnel who aided in […]

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Man Wanted in Connection with February Murder in Anderson Now Dead in Illinois

According to the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office, one of two people wanted in connection with the February 13th shooting of Sabrina Lowery and her unborn child, has died in Illinois. Police in Galesburg, Illinois said they responded to a domestic disturbance early Saturday morning and were confronted by Russell Demetrius Leshon Calhoun, who they said pulled out a gun and […]

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Mysterious Seeds from China Arriving in Various Mailboxes Nationwide

The Clemson University Department of Plant Industry (DPI) and the South Carolina Department of Agriculture (SCDA) has recently been made aware that several South Carolina residents have received unsolicited packages containing seeds that appear to have originated from China, and the USDA has confirmed that the seeds have arrived in various mailboxes in all fifty states. The types of seeds […]

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Late Night Fire in Salem

Firefighters from Salem were on the scene of a barn fire late Tuesday night. Not long before 11:00 pm, firefighters were dispatched to a residence off Burnt Tanyard Road where they found the barn ablaze out back. No one was hurt, however it’s believed by officials that items were being stored in the barn, including a motorcycle and furniture, and […]

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DHEC COVID-19 Numbers Update for Tuesday

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) announced 1,168 new confirmed cases and 7 new probable cases of the novel coronavirus COVID-19, 52 additional confirmed deaths and 2 new probable deaths. This brings the total number of confirmed cases to 93,604 probable cases to 586, confirmed deaths to 1,774, and 73 probable deaths. Six additional cases were […]

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Graham On Anarchy In U.S. Cities

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) today questioned Senior Official Performing the Duties of the Deputy Secretary Ken Cuccinelli and U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Texas Erin Nealy Cox at a Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution hearing titled The Right of the People Peaceably to Assemble: Protecting Speech by Stopping Anarchist Violence. Ø  GRAHAM: “They worked it out in […]

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Graham Introduces Amendment To Correct Pandemic Unemployment Assistance

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) today introduced an amendment that would make changes to unemployment benefits which have seen an estimated 70 to 80 percent of unemployed individuals making more on unemployment benefits than they did at their jobs. Under the Graham amendment, unemployed individuals in South Carolina would continue to receive up to $326 per week from […]

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Oconee County Sheriff’s Office Seeks the Public’s Help in Locating Missing Westminster Woman

The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help today in locating a missing Westminster woman that has been entered into the National Crimes Information Center database. 41 year old Renee Rowland King was reported missing on Monday evening, July 20th by her boyfriend, who had last seen her during the late afternoon hours of Friday, July 17th.  She […]

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