Area Churches Encouraged to Worship Online

Oconee County Government along with the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office is asking area churches to avoid all services that would attract large crowds of worshipers and to opt for online worship services instead during this COVID-19 Pandemic. According to St. Paul’s Catholic Church’s website, per the Bishop of Charleston, effective through April 1st there will be no Sacramental or Liturgical […]

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New Executive Orders Issued Thursday in SC

Governor Henry McMaster issued Executive Orders Thursday, Directing state agency heads, as well as the leaders of public universities and colleges, to determine which employees should be considered essential, and to allow all non-essential employees work from home. Additionally, the order allows for all students to continue coursework online. The Governor also issued a direct order to local governments regarding […]

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DHEC Investigating 21 New COVID-19 Cases: Statewide Total Now at 81

South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) is investigating 21 additional cases of the COVID-19 novel coronavirus.This brings the total number statewide to 81 cases in 17 counties. Both Kershaw and Greenville Counties have four new cases each, while one new case was reproted in each of the following counties: Abbeville, Anderson, Beaufort, Charleston, Dorchester, Horery, Lancaster, Lexington, […]

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SC Cases of COVID-19 Rises to 60 Statewide – 14 Counties Confirm Positive Tests

South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) is investigating 13 additional cases of the COVID-19 novel coronavirus. This brings the total number statewide to 60 cases in 14 counties – 1 case each in the counties of Charleston, Greenville, Horry, Lee and Lexington, 2 cases reported in Beaufort County and three cases confirmed in Kershaw and Richland Counties. […]

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Oconee County Sheriff’s Office Charges Westminster Man and Woman with Homicide by Child Abuse

The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office has charged a Westminster man and woman with one count each of Homicide by Child Abuse. 30 year-old Ronnie Glenn Christen has been in the Oconee County Detention Center since October of last year on a charge of Unlawful Neglect of a Child related to the same investigation. 22 year-old Molly Morgan Spivey was also […]

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