Westminster City Hall Closed to Public

Out of caution to the public and city government workers, City Hall has closed out of caution for increasing rates of COVID-19 infection. From the announcement:  “By closing City Hall to the public, employees will be able to limit exposure risks, but still be able to provide city services. Customers can still call the office at 864/647-3200.  Utility customers can […]

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Paraglider Injured in Accident

One person suffered a possible broken hip but was conscious when paramedics arrived at the scene of a paragliding accident Sunday afternoon in Oconee County. The incident happened around 3:00 pm Sunday afternoon near Babb Road, which is between the communities of Townville and Oakway. The cause of the accident is under investigation.

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COVID-19 Testing Opportunities This Week

DHEC will provide free COVID-19 testing at Tri-County Technical College’s Pendleton Campus starting Tuesday, December 15. Testing will be available Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 915 S. Mechanic Street. Those tests will be administered via oral swab and shallow nasal swab with results typically returned within 48-72 hours. Pre-registration is strongly encouraged. Clemson University […]

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“Road Rage” Incident Proves Fatal

Authorities in Anderson County are searching for the driver of an SUV pulling a trailer that they said hit a motorcycle and caused it to hit a telephone pole, which ultimately led to the motorcyclist’s death at an area hospital shortly thereafter. Investigators said that it appeared the SUV got too close to the motorcycle, and an argument between the […]

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Stolen School Band Trailer Recovered – No Arrests Made Yet

The Walhalla High School Band Trailer that was stolen from the campus of Walhalla High School last week was located by investigators from the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office’s Criminal Investigations Division. Investigators said it was recovered from the Homeland Park Area of Anderson County. No other information has been released at this time since the investigation by the Sheriff’s Office […]

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Westminster City Hall Limited to Only Two Employees Due to COVID-19

Westminster will limit its city hall staff to only two employees while COVID-19 cases continue to rise. Mayor Brian Ramey said the decision is a pro-active one to hold down the spread of the virus. Multiple employees contracting or spreading coronavirus would strictly hamper the small municipality in carrying out routine duties from the Windsor Street complex. The city council […]

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