Trump and Allies Denounce Trial Verdict: Allegations of Bias and Political Motivation

President Donald J. Trump, Senator Lindsey Graham, Congressman Jeff Duncan, and Lieutenant Colonel Sheri Biggs have all condemned the recent trial verdict against Trump, labeling it as rigged and politically motivated. Trump criticized the trial as a disgrace orchestrated by a conflicted, corrupt judge and a Soros-backed DA, asserting his innocence and vowing to fight for the country and the […]

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Summer Construction Update: Transformations and Enhancements at Clemson University

Clemson University has numerous construction projects kicking off or advancing this summer, totaling over $116 million. These include renovations to Cribb and Hunter Halls, along with the multi-year renovation of Manning Hall. Other projects involve roadwork, parking lot expansions, and traffic disruptions on Cherry Road. Additionally, several roof replacements and demolition projects are scheduled, including those for Fike Recreation Center […]

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Teen Charged in Shooting Incident

The Anderson County Sheriff’s Office reported that a 17-year-old was charged after a shooting on Wednesday that injured two people. The incident occurred around 2:30 p.m. at Highway 24 and Michelin Boulevard. The suspect fired from a car, hitting a driver in the leg, causing the victim to lose control and crash into another vehicle, resulting in minor injuries to […]

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ReWa Seeks Photo Submissions for Centennial Calendar

Renewable Water Resources (ReWa) invites the community to join a photography contest for a chance to be featured in their 2025 calendar, celebrating their 100th anniversary. ReWa seeks photos showcasing the beauty and significance of water in Upstate South Carolina. The theme is “Waterways of the Upstate,” encouraging images of rivers, lakes, waterfalls, rain, reflections, and ReWa’s water structures. The […]

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Anderson Man Arrested on Child Sexual Abuse Material Charges

Larry Ray Vickery, Jr., 52, of Anderson, was arrested on Wednesday, May 29, on seven charges related to the sexual exploitation of a minor. The arrest was made by investigators from the Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force, with assistance from various law enforcement agencies. Vickery is accused of distributing and possessing files of child sexual abuse material. He […]

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Oconee Humane Society Saturday Adoption Event

The dog kennels are full at Oconee Humane Society.  We need adopters! In addition to the adoption center at 1925 Sandifer Blvd. being open Saturday from 10-2, pets will also be at Petco in Hartwell Village.  All dogs and cats are spayed or neutered, microchipped and have age-appropriate shots. With perhaps the most fabulous ears in Oconee County, 10-month-old Lab-mix, […]

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SFD Responded to Fire Wednesday Afternoon

Just before noon on Wednesday, Seneca City Fire B-Shift responded to a house fire in the Utica section. Chief 701, Battalion 7, Truck 2, and Engine 74, along with auto aid companies, were dispatched. Upon arrival, Chief 701 confirmed a working fire in a small building. All mutual aid companies were canceled except Tanker 12, in case extra water was […]

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Serious Charges Against Suspects Arrested Early This Week in Oconee County

On Monday, Leon Brooks Jr., 53, of Greenville, was arrested on four charges, including grand larceny, after a car chase through Oconee County. He faces charges of shoplifting, grand larceny, first-degree assault, and failing to stop for a blue light. Held at Oconee County Detention Center, his bonds total $60,440. The chase began when deputies stopped a silver Acura MDX […]

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Three Sentenced in Gun Trafficking Operation

Reuben Dunn of Anderson, Marlon Michael Bruff of Georgia, and Ramaro Alsworth Higgins of California were sentenced to federal prison for running an international gun trafficking operation. They bought guns in multiple states and smuggled them into Canada. The investigation began in June 2021 when 73 pistols were found in a van stopped on Interstate 85. The guns had obliterated […]

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Governor Held Ceremonial Bill Signings Wednesday

Governor Henry McMaster and Lieutenant Governor Pamela S. Evette, joined by General Assembly members and community leaders, ceremonially signed two child safety bills into law on Wednesday: the Help Not Harm Bill (H. 4624) and the Child Online Safety Act (H. 3424). The Help Not Harm Bill prohibits healthcare professionals from providing gender transition procedures to minors and restricts public […]

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