Graham on Reports Former President Trump has been Indicted

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) made the following statement on news reports that former President Donald Trump has been indicted by a Manhattan grand jury. “This is a shocking and dangerous day for the Rule of Law in America.  “This is one of the most irresponsible decisions in American history by any prosecutor.  “It is irresponsible because the […]

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Durham Reinstated to Oconee County Council

Oconee County councilmember Matthew Durham has been reinstated by Governor Henry McMaster after charges against him for domestic violence and unlawful neglect of a child were dismissed Wednesday. McMaster rescinded his previous order suspending Durham and allowed him to return to office in an executive order issued on Thursday. Durham represents district 2 in Oconee County and ran unopposed in […]

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Human Remains Discovery

Human remains were discovered Wednesday afternoon at approximately 4:45 pm in proximity of Whitewater Falls Road and Cannon Road near Salem.   Oconee County Sheriff’s Department deputies were dispatched to 250 Whitewater Falls Road after the property owner found a human forearm and hand apparently brought onto the property by a dog.   Deputies made a subsequent search of the area and […]

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Sexual Battery Charge Reduction Leads to Probation for Former Pickens County Teacher

35 year-old Katherine Folger Pelfrey, a former Pickens County high school teacher and resident of Clemson, pleaded guilty this week to contributing to the delinquency of a minor after engaging in a sexual encounter with a student aged sixteen or seventeen at her home on December 29, 2021. Pelfrey had been with the district since 2017. Following the incident, she […]

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Graham, Senators Introduce Legislation to Designate Mexican Drug Cartels as Foreign Terrorist Organizations

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina), Mike Lee (R-Utah), John Kennedy (R-Louisiana), Marsha Blackburn (R-Tennessee), Josh Hawley (R-Missouri), and Steve Daines (R-Montana) today introduced Ending the Notorious, Aggressive, and Remorseless Criminal Organizations and Syndicates (NARCOS) Act. The Ending the NARCOS legislation would designate the following Mexican cartels as Foreign Terrorist Organizations (FTOs): Sinaloa Cartel Jalisco New Generation Cartel Gulf Cartel Los Zetas […]

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Graham: Senate Repealing ‘02 Iraq AUMF Sends Wrong Message to Enemies, Endangers Troops

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) made the following statement after voting against the repeal of the 2002 Authorization of Use of Military Force (AUMF) in Iraq. The measure passed the Senate by a vote of 66-30 and will now be considered by the U.S. House of Representatives. “The Senate’s decision to repeal the 2002 Iraq AUMF without substituting […]

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Seneca City Council Sets 2023 Goals; Planning Commission Recommendations Heard

Measures by the Seneca Planning Commission are being taken to ensure that the city doesn’t end up with multiple businesses that are similar to each other within close proximity. Ed Halbig presented those and other recommendations to the City Council at Tuesday night’s meeting… Also during the meeting, Administrator Scott Moulder presented to the Mayor and Council the goals that […]

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