Several Republicans Qualify in Oconee County

Several Oconeeans signed up for this year’s Republican primary scheduled for June. They include Mike Crenshaw for Sheriff; Thomas Alexander for State Senate, Bill Whitmire for House District One; Bill Sandifer for House District Two; Julian Davis for County Council Four; Christy Hubbard for Auditor, and Greg Nowell for Treasurer. Lee Richardson will challenge for Seat Five, County Council. David […]

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Anderson Regional Airport Announces Public Access to Airport Facility Restricted to Official Business Only

Following COVID-19 guidance from the Governor’s Office, the Center for Disease Control, SC-DHEC, and the White House, Anderson Regional Airport has decided to restrict public access to the Airport facility to Official Business only, effective at open of business on Thursday, March 19, 2020. Administrative and Management staff will available to provide services by telephone, email, and online. FBO and […]

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Oconee County Sheriff’s Office Partners with Oconee County SC Sheriff’s Foundation for Key Holder Contact Program

The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office, in partnership with the Oconee County SC Sheriff’s Foundation, is once again announcing a way that deputies and police officers can assist local business or building owners and churches in regards to open door and suspicious persons calls that come into the E-911 Communications Center. “We mentioned in our release back on February 26th that […]

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Corps of Engineers restricts use of Savannah River campgrounds, day-use areas

Officials with the Savannah District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced Wednesday restrictions on camping and campsite and day-use area availability at its Savannah River reservoirs in order to limit interpersonal contact during the COVID19 pandemic. • Effective immediately all visitor centers are closed to the public until further notice. • Parks, campgrounds, day-use areas or other recreation areas that […]

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SC Cases of COVID-19 Rises to 60 Statewide – 14 Counties Confirm Positive Tests

South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) is investigating 13 additional cases of the COVID-19 novel coronavirus. This brings the total number statewide to 60 cases in 14 counties – 1 case each in the counties of Charleston, Greenville, Horry, Lee and Lexington, 2 cases reported in Beaufort County and three cases confirmed in Kershaw and Richland Counties. […]

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Oconee County Sheriff’s Office Charges Westminster Man and Woman with Homicide by Child Abuse

The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office has charged a Westminster man and woman with one count each of Homicide by Child Abuse. 30 year-old Ronnie Glenn Christen has been in the Oconee County Detention Center since October of last year on a charge of Unlawful Neglect of a Child related to the same investigation. 22 year-old Molly Morgan Spivey was also […]

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Oconee County Sheriff’s Office Seeks the Public’s Help Regarding Fraud Investigation

The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help regarding a fraud investigation that stretches to other parts of the Carolinas. A deputy spoke with the victim on the afternoon of March 11th, and was told that someone had obtained information from the victim, then made multiple fraudulent card transactions at Home Depots in Columbia and Charlotte. Investigators said […]

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Anderson County Postpones Courts; AnMed & Prisma Health Offering Doctor-Ordered COVID-19 Tests

Anderson County Summary Courts Criminal, Traffic, and Civil Court Cases have been postponed through April 13.This includes all Bench and Jury Trials both criminal, traffic and civil. Anderson County officials have decided to restrict public access to County buildings effective immediately. AnMed Health will conduct screening (not testing) for COVID-19 outside the entrance of the Emergency Department (ED) and potentially […]

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