Armed Robbery Suspects Sought After By Seneca Police

Please help identify the suspects shown in the photos. They are suspected in the armed robbery of Save More/Marathon gas station at 671 Bypass 123, Seneca, SC on 02.17.21 @ 1:15 a.m. Any information can be directed to Investigator Mike Teramano at 864.973.3228 or [email protected] Police are investigating a theory that this robbery could be connected to other recent incidents […]

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Walhalla’s Confederate Memorial Fenced Off; Multiple Protesters Arrested Monday Night; Curfew Enacted

A twine fence has been placed around the Confederate Memorial in Walhalla along with signage that tells people to stay off the statue for their own safety. We spoke this morning with Police Chief Sean Brinson, who addressed the curfew implemented last night, as well as the multiple arrests that took place. He said his main concern, however, is protecting […]

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Controversial Cartoon Leads County Council to Halt Extra Spending with Local Newspaper

A motion by Oconee County Council member Paul Cain of Seneca was made at last night’s County Budget meeting to defund advertising with The Journal… Walhalla’s council member, Wayne McCall, wanted the county to stop all of the ad business and complained that this year the county has so far paid the paper $113 thousand… McCall accused the paper of […]

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Gov. Henry McMaster Creates accelerateSC, a Coordinated Economic Revitalization Plan Governor Also Opens Public Beach Access, Limited Retail Businesses

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Recognizing the impact of COVID-19’s impact to South Carolina’s economy, Governor Henry McMaster today announced the creation of accelerateSC, a coordinated economic revitalization plan involving small and large business leaders, healthcare professionals, local government officials, and education professionals. The plan consists of five components of analysis and effort: Response, Protection, Governance, Resources, and Information. James Burns, a partner […]

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