Absentee Voting Could Be Big Factor in November

Less than 100 days away is the 2020 election, and in South Carolina mail-in or in-person absentee voting could play a huge factor in how this year’s presidential vote will turn out. So far, the Oconee County Election and Voter Registration Office has received approximately 300 completed absentee ballot applications. Those ballots will be mailed to voters in October, once […]

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Tri-County Technical College Announces Plans for Fall Term

Pendleton, SC – TCTC Strong: Our Path Forward is the name of Tri-County Technical College’s journey to return to on-campus learning amidst the coronavirus pandemic, while protecting the health and safety of students, employees and the community. As part of this journey, the college announced today its academic instruction plans for the fall term, which begins August 17. TCTC will […]

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DHEC COVID-19 Numbers Update for Monday

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) announced 1,226 new confirmed cases and three new probable cases of the novel coronavirus COVID-19, 17 additional confirmed deaths and no new probable deaths. This brings the total number of confirmed cases to 82,071 probable cases to 346, confirmed deaths to 1,452, and 54 probable deaths. On Monday, Oconee County […]

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Two Men Charged with Burglary

Two men were placed into investigative detention by Seneca Police not long before 1:00 am Friday. Warrants and an incident report from Seneca Police show that officers on patrol in the Adams subdivision arrested Donnie Dwayne Roscoe, age 39 of McColl, SC and Christopher Frank Strickland, age 28 of Pendleton. Both men were charged with second degree burglary and possession […]

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Ketterman Running for School Board

Dr. Meghan McPhail Ketterman has officially announced her filing for District 2 School Board seat candidacy. Elections are November 3, 2020.   In a press release, Ketterman said she has a strong education background with 6 years of classroom experience and 2 years in post-secondary education as Assistant Director of the SC 4-H Youth Program at Clemson. She received both her […]

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Woman Wanted for Attempted Murder

Friday morning at about 1:30 am Seneca Police responded to a shooting incident. Police said the victim suffered multiple gunshot wounds, then drove himself to a residence in the 700 block of East Main Street, where he met with officers. The victim was transported to Greenville Memorial Hospital where he has remained since the incident. The actual shooting, police said, […]

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DHEC COVID-19 Numbers Update

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) announced 1,170 new confirmed cases and three new probable cases of the novel coronavirus COVID-19, 25 additional confirmed deaths and three new probable deaths. This brings the total number of confirmed cases to 80,856, probable cases to 343, confirmed deaths to 1,436, and 55 probable deaths. On Sunday, Oconee County […]

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DHEC COVID-19 Numbers Update

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) today announced 1,368 new confirmed cases and twelve new probable cases of the novel coronavirus COVID-19, 74 additional confirmed deaths and eight new probable deaths.  Among the 74 confirmed deaths is that of an elderly Oconee County resident, who died Thursday.  Among the new confirmed cases are 11 in Oconee […]

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Law Enforcement Fundraising Scam

The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office is issuing an advisory today to our citizens regarding a law enforcement fundraising scam. A deputy from the Uniform Patrol Division spoke with a citizen today who stated that a caller asked her to donate to the Oconee, Pickens, Anderson Police Officers Fund.  The caller attempted to solicit not only demographic information but also credit […]

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