Two Jailed Over Weekend On Drug Charges

Two men were booked into jail on drug charges this past Friday, March 6. In their first major drug sweep of the year, the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office has added another name to the list of individuals arrested, the list itself consisting of seventeen people in particular who were wanted on drug distribution charges. Suspect number twelve in the sweep […]

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SDOC’s Board of Trustees Meeting Monday

A work session and meeting of the School District of Oconee County’s Board of Trustees will be held Monday evening at 6:00 pm in the School Board Conference Room on South Pine Street in Walhalla. Several items are on the agenda, including the February Financial Report and discussion or possible action regarding a property update on the potential construction of […]

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OCSO Arrests Repeat Offender

According to arrest records, Oconee County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested 25 year-old Macarius Shantee Whitfield on charges of Third Degree Assault and Battery, DUI and other offenses, including being a repeat traffic offender. He remains in jail pending bond, total amount of which has been set at $12,665.

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Westminster’s City Admin Resigns

Following a meeting held in Executive Session on Thursday night, Westminster City Administrator Chris Carter, who has been administrator for over three years, submitted his resignation to the City Council. Carter’s decision was a personal one, with him wanting to be closer to family in North Carolina. Also at the highly unusual special meeting, the Council again addressed the controversy […]

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