Oconee County Sheriff’s Office Arrests Pickens Man on First Degree Burglary Charge

A Pickens man was arrested Tuesday by the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office on two outstanding arrest warrants charging him with First Degree Burglary and Petit Larceny. 26-year-old Michael Anthony McCrary, of Bivens Street, was booked into the Oconee County Detention Center at around 1:31pm yesterday. McCrary was transported from the Anderson County Detention Center to the Oconee County Detention Center […]

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Two Dozen Guilty Pleas in Connection with Las Señoritas Case

Two dozen suspects accused of trafficking drugs in the Upstate for Mexican cartels have pleaded guilty in court. The “Las Señoritas” investigation uncovered operations in Greenville, Laurens, Anderson, Pickens, and Oconee Counties, where suspects coordinated with inmates using contraband cell phones to deliver methamphetamine from Mexico. Investigators seized over $800,000 worth of meth and 39 guns between 2021 and 2023. […]

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Seneca City Council Special Called Meeting Thursday

Seneca residents can learn about the financial requirements to operate Oconee’s largest municipal government during a work session and special meeting on Thursday at 6 PM at City Hall. The FY 2025 budget presentation will cover several budgets, including general city operations, utilities, hospitality and accommodations, C-Funds, tax budget, and the American Rescue Plan Act budget. The agenda includes the […]

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GOP Candidates Make Pitches Leading Up to Primaries

Republican candidates for federal, state, and local offices gathered at South Cove County Park over the weekend to seek support ahead of Election Day. The event, hosted by the Oconee County Republican Party and affiliated groups, featured speakers addressing around 200 attendees. Sheri Biggs emphasized healing the nation, while Kevin Bishop highlighted his experience and support for former President Trump. […]

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Governor Makes Appointment to TCTC Board

Gov. Henry McMaster appointed Melanie McLane of Central to Tri-County Technical College’s nine-member governing board, representing Pickens County. McLane, a first-generation college student, holds degrees in industrial engineering from Clemson University and an MBA from the University of South Carolina, and is certified as a SHRM Senior Certified Professional. With extensive experience in supply chain, manufacturing, and human resources, she […]

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Paraglider Fatality in Greenville County

Saturday morning around 8am, (June 1) the Greenville County Coroner’s Office reported a fatality near N. River Rd. and Melody Mountain Trail involving a paraglider crash into a wooded area. The victim, identified as Jack Daryl Anders of North Carolina, was pronounced deceased at the scene. A full autopsy conducted on Monday (June 3) determined the cause of death as […]

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Duke Energy supports first responders with $500,000 in grants for emergency preparedness in South Carolina

GREENVILLE, S.C. – As hurricane season begins, emergency managers and first responders turn their eyes to the tropics as they continue to prepare their communities for the possibility of impacts from severe weather. Duke Energy is preparing as well and stands in support of these communities across South Carolina by announcing $500,000 in microgrants through the Duke Energy Foundation. These […]

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CONTENT WARNING: Disturbing Charges Field Against Anderson County Teen

Connor Hanks, 18, of Anderson County, is facing multiple charges following an investigation into alleged sex crimes involving children and dogs. The Anderson County Sheriff’s Office, after receiving several tips from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, obtained a warrant to search Hanks’ residence. Deputies said that is where they discovered nearly 20 devices containing thousands of child […]

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