Chick-fil-A of Seneca and Clemson Reopened; Presumptive COVID-19 Diagnosis Returns Negative

Chick-fil-A of Seneca opened last week and now the Clemson location is back open for business again, as well. An employee with the company had a presumptive diagnosis of COVID-19 that, fortunately, turned out to be negative. The store re-opened on Monday. Owner Herb Tyler issued this statement: “As you know, we temporarily closed the restaurant and asked our Team […]

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Oconee County Sheriff’s Office Issues Release Regarding Technology Upgrade to Pursuit Alert App

The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office has been notified today by some citizens with the Pursuit Alert App that it was being activated. Contact was made with the manufacturer due to the Sheriff’s Office not being involved in any pursuits today. “The company that owns and operates the Pursuit Alert App is doing a technology upgrade which caused the app to […]

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Gas Prices Continue To Drop

Gas prices throughout the Carolinas are only getting cheaper, as residents are urged to stay home to avoid the spread of COVID-19. At $1.84 North Carolina’s average is 10 cents cheaper on the week, 33 cents cheaper on the month and 68 cents cheaper on the year, according to AAA. South Carolina’s $1.76 average is 10 cents cheaper on the […]

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South Carolina Announces Four Additional Deaths Related to COVID-19, 210 New Cases

COLUMBIA, S.C. — The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) today announced four additional deaths related to the COVID-19 novel coronavirus. This brings the state’s total number of deaths to 26. The four patients were elderly individuals who also had underlying health conditions. They were residents of Anderson, Beaufort, Lee, and Richland counties. “Every day that we […]

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South Carolina Sheriff’s Association Membership Program Letters Arrive in Homes Across Oconee County

A letter that arrived in Oconee County mailboxes within the last couple of weeks was a membership solicitation letter from the South Carolina Sheriff’s Association. And Oconee Sheriff Mike Crenshaw wants everyone to know that this is a legitimate letter and not a scam solicitation. The state Sheriff’s Association is prepared to help the 46 county sheriffs in the state […]

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One New COVID-19 Case in Oconee County and One New in Pickens County; 8 New Anderson County Cases

COLUMBIA, S.C. — The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) today announced four additional deaths related to the COVID-19 novel coronavirus. This brings the state’s total number of deaths to 22. Three patients were elderly individuals who also had underlying health conditions, and one patient was a middle-aged individual who did not have underlying health conditions. They […]

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Public access to the Oconee County Clerk of Court’s Office and the Oconee County Courthouse is restricted

Clerk of Court Operations – In order to continue to provide essential services to our citizens and protect the health and well-being of both citizens and staff, the Oconee County Clerk of Court’s Office has implemented the following precautionary measures:  Public access to the Oconee County Clerk of Court’s Office and the Oconee County Courthouse is restricted.  All […]

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Gov. Henry McMaster Orders Non-Essential Businesses Closed Throughout S.C.

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Governor Henry McMaster today issued Executive Order 2020-17, which orders the closure of non-essential businesses, as defined by the executive order, throughout the state in order to combat the spread of the COVID-19 virus. The businesses that will be closed as a result of the governor’s executive order are as follows:  Entertainment venues and facilities as follows: Night clubs […]

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