Chau Ram Park Remains Closed This Week

Oconee County’s Chau Ram Park near Westminster will remain closed this week. Weather problems are delaying the work to replace two failing culverts near the main parking area and widen the road leading to the campground. The park will remain closed until the County’s Roads and Bridges team can successfully complete the project. Officials said they plan to open the […]

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ACSO Searching for Missing Man

In Anderson County, The Sheriff’s Office is searching for 42 year-old Melvin Eugene Brown. He was last seen on December 29 at 418 East Franklin Street when he left to run an errand, and wasn’t seen after that. Melvin Brown is a black male who stands about 5’7″, weighs 180 pounds has a bald head and black beard. Melvin was […]

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Today’s OJRSA Meeting Postponed

The Oconee Joint Regional Sewer Authority may be considering raising it’s member cities’ treatment charge by 20%, which would account for a total of about $3.4 million from Seneca, Walhalla and Westminster, should it be made part of the OJRSA’s next budget. The meeting at which the increase will be considered was set for 4:00 pm this afternoon in Walhalla […]

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DHEC Encourages South Carolina Hospitals to Begin Vaccinating Admitted Patients Age 65 and Older

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) announced  that South Carolina Hospitals should begin to vaccinate their admitted patients, who are aged 65 years and older, as long as they do not currently have COVID-19 and a provider feels it is indicated for them. “It is within our state’s best interest to allow hospitals to begin vaccinating […]

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Oconee County Sheriff’s Office Files Additional Charges against Westminster Man Arrested Late Last Week

The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office is announcing that additional charges have been filed in separate investigations against a Westminster man who was arrested earlier this week on charges related to a recent armed robbery 42 year old William Roger McGuffin of Old Well Road was booked into the Oconee County Detention Center around 8:51am yesterday morning on outstanding warrants on […]

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