High School Students get Chromebooks in SDOC

This week, high school students in the School District of Oconee County (SDOC) received Chromebooks for the new academic year, explains Assistant Superintendent of Operations Steve Hanvey. “We’re excited about the initiative. We gave them out on Tuesday at Seneca High, on Wednesday at West-Oak High and on Thursday at Walhalla High. So, we gave out over 3,200 Chromebooks to […]

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Missing Seneca Man located in Clemson

A missing Seneca man was located Wednesday evening in Clemson, reports the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office. An investigator was notified that Jasper Frazier Youngblood of Owens Road in Seneca was located by the Clemson Police Department. The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office issued a press release Wednesday seeking the public’s help in locating Youngblood and the Sheriff’s Office thanks the public […]

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OC Sheriff offering Back to School Safety Tips

With the 2017-18 school year set to begin on Thursday, Oconee County Sheriff Mike Crenshaw is offering these safety tips to help teachers, students, administrators and parents have the best learning environment possible and to help keep everyone safe. “The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office is committed to helping keep everyone in our schools safe and as the chief law enforcement […]

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Update on Stabbing Death Investigation in Seneca

The Seneca Police Department is updating the investigation into a fatal stabbing on Aug. 10. The investigation remains active and ongoing into the death of Thomas Ivester Mark, says Seneca Police Chief John Covington. He says that more findings have been presented to the 10th Circuit Solicitor’s Office for review. Upon review of all the facts and circumstances, an arrest […]

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Changes this Year at SHS

When students return to Seneca High School (SHS) on Thursday for the first day of a new academic year, they will experience a few changes. Class schedules are different this year, tells SHS Guidance Director and Assistant Athletic Director Karen Trammell. “We actually have a new schedule in place this year. Our schools have been AB schedules for probably 20 […]

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SHS offering All Sports Passes this year

The Seneca Bobcats kick off the high school varsity football season Friday night against the Berea Bulldogs. Don’t miss any of the exciting action by purchasing your season tickets today, says Seneca High School (SHS) Guidance Director and Assistant Athletic Director Karen Trammell. “We would love to sell season football tickets. We have sold a large number already; those, if […]

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OC Job Fair set for Aug. 31

The Oconee County Chamber of Commerce and the Oconee Economic Alliance (OEA) will present a Job Fair on Aug. 31, 2017. This will be a great opportunity for businesses and jobseekers alike, says OEA Executive Director Richard Blackwell. “We don’t have a jobs issue, we’ve got really an awareness and skills issue, so we are partnering with 94.1 The Lake […]

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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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