Gov. Henry McMaster Blocks ‘TikTok’ on State Government Devices

COLUMBIA, S.C. –  Governor Henry McMaster today took action to block access to the social media platform TikTok from all state government electronic devices managed by the South Carolina Department of Administration. The governor made the request in a letter to South Carolina Department of Administration Executive Director Marcia Adams. “Protecting our State’s critical cyber infrastructure from foreign and domestic threats is […]

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OHS Christmas Pawty

Oconee Humane Society invites everyone to join us for a Christmas Pawty for the Pets on Saturday, Dec 10 from 10 a.m  to 3 p.m. at 1925 Sandifer Blvd. The Pawty features pet photos with Santa, cookies and cocoa, giveaways and more.      All dogs and cats will have special adoption fees to help get them home for the […]

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Westminster Sewage Overflow

The City of Westminster’s sewer collection system had a sanitary sewer overflow at 404 Doyle Street, Westminster, SC.  A sanitary sewer overflow is a condition in which untreated sewage flows out of the sewer lines or sewer vaults prior to being treated. On November 30, 2022 an underground vault overflowed onto the ground’s surface. As required by state regulations Westminster […]

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Palmetto Boat Center Tournament Trails College & High School Tournaments – December 2-3

Palmetto Boat Center Tournament Trails, LLC, will be hosting two tournaments at Lake Hartwell in Anderson, SC.  The Palmetto Boat Center College Tournament Trail will be fishing on Friday. December 2, 2022, and Saturday December 3, 2022.  The full field will compete on Friday, and the top 15 will compete on Saturday.  Additionally, the Palmetto Boat Center High School Tournament […]

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Charges of Armed Robbery, Drug Trafficking Filed Against Suspects in Anderson County

In Anderson County on Wednesday, police arrested Zachary Chase Ashworth on charges of high and Aggravated Assault and Battery and trafficking meth. He remains in custody at the Anderson County Detention Center with a total bond amount set at $100,000. A charge of Armed Robbery was filed against Rodrickus Da’Quinn Allen in Anderson County, where he was jailed Wednesday with […]

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Graham Demands Senate Vote on Ending Military Covid-19 Vaccine Mandate

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) expressed opposition to moving forward with the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2023, unless the Senate votes on an amendment to prohibit discharges from the Armed Forces solely because of COVID-19 vaccination status. The amendment will also reinstate service members already discharged, with back pay.  “The Department of Defense COVID-19 […]

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Rabid Calf Confirmed in Oconee County

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) confirmed that a calf found near Red Feather Road and Pine Grove Road in Seneca, SC has tested positive for rabies. Three people were exposed and have been referred to their healthcare providers. 22 cows and 21 calves in the same pasture were potentially exposed. The State Veterinarian has been […]

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