Boo on Main Street in Westminster

Do not miss Boo on Main Street in Westminster this evening from 6pm to 7:30pm.  This is a safe alternative to door-to-door trick or treating and will be fun for the whole family.  Businesses, churches, schools and civic organizations will be handing out candy in the historic downtown and there will be a costume contest sponsored by Community First Bank […]

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Clemson offering Downtown Trick or Treating

Each year the City of Clemson Parks and Recreation Department and downtown merchants work cooperatively to provide an exciting Halloween Festival. This year, costumed children may enjoy trick or treating from store to store, receive a free goodie bag, and other fun activities. It is fun for the whole family and children are encouraged to bring along their costumed parents as […]

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OC Deputies participate in Criminal Domestic Violence Training

Last week, officers with the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office went through a course in domestic violence training, which two representatives of Safe Harbor and Sergeant Kevin Cain, who is the domestic violence investigator with the Sheriff’s Office, taught. “CDV: Beyond the Basics” was the name of the Safe Harbor training to assist Law Enforcement’s Response to Criminal Domestic Violence and […]

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Seneca establishing Strickland Museum Committee

A committee is being established by the City of Seneca to develop plans for the future Bertha Lee Strickland Cultural Museum, explains Seneca Mayor Dan Alexander. “Behind the Lunney House there is some property there that we bought that we want to form this new committee for The Bertha Lee Strickland Museum, which will showcase the black community here in […]

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CU Students have Turkeys to sell

Why eat a store-bought turkey when you get a fresh, free-range bird from the Clemson University Poultry Science Club? The Clemson University Media Relations Department reports that orders are being taken now. To purchase a drug-free “Tiger Turkey,” contact faculty sponsor Mickey Hall at 864-656-4022 or [email protected]  “We have a limited number of birds and we have to take orders ahead […]

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New Photo ID Voting Requirements

South Carolina voters are advised of new rules for showing Photo ID at the polls in the various local elections being held throughout the state on November 5th.  Under the new rules that took effect on January 1st, all voters will be asked to provide one of the following types of Photo ID at their polling place: S.C. Driver’s License, S.C. […]

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OC EMS to receive Oxygen Mask for Pets

Oconee County Emergency Services has recently received word that Fire Departments across the county will now be equipped with pet oxygen masks.  Oconee County Assistant Fire Chief Shane Gibbs gives details.  “Various sources estimate that up to 150,000 pets die each year in fires, most succumbing to smoke inhalation. In most states, emergency responders are not equipped to deal with […]

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OC Sheriff’s SWAT Team participates in Active Shooter Training

The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office S.W.A.T. team completed active shooter training this past Saturday at Oconee Christian Academy off of Highway 188 near Seneca and the Bountyland Community.  The scenario that the S.W.A.T. team participated in concluded around 12:30pm Saturday afternoon. “I think it went really well,” according to Captain Ken Washington of the Special Operations Division of the Oconee […]

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OC Sheriff participating in Lockup for Learning

Oconee County Sheriff Mike Crenshaw is among several local community and business leaders, parents, principals and others participating in an event to raise funds for Oconee Christian Academy and Safe Harbor of Oconee County. Lockup for Learning is currently going on now; at least in the “bail” fundraising that is taking place. Sheriff Crenshaw was among those individuals who agreed […]

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