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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Oconee Government Takes Action to Prevent COVID-19’s Spread

In order to continue to provide essential services to our citizens and protect the health and well-being of both citizens and staff, Oconee County will be reducing certain non-essential operations and services, as needed. At this time, the County will continue to remain open, however, changes in operations due to the surrounding circumstances may result in longer wait times due […]

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Sheriff Mike Crenshaw: “We Have A Plan In Place” At the Oconee Detention Center

Oconee County Sheriff Mike Crenshaw says that just because the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting virtually all aspects of daily life, it’s not a license for criminals to engage in law breaking… The Sheriff went on to say that there is a plan in place if someone who tests positive for the virus gets arrested… Sheriff Crenshaw ended his comments by […]

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SDOC Information Update; Anderson County at OPCON2; Area Events Cancelled; Other COVID-19 Closure Updates

Anderson County Sheriff’s Office Emergency Management Division Operating Condition level has been increased to OPCON 2, an enhanced awareness level, in response to the two patients who have tested positive. OPCON 2 means that a disaster or emergency situation is likely to affect the County. Emergency Operations Plans are implemented and the County’s Emergency Operations Center may be partially activated […]

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Hospitals, Nursing & Assisted Living Facilities Restricting Visitor Access

All area hospitals, nursing home and assisted living facilities are implementing restricted access protocols in order to help prevent further spread of the coronavirus. Starting today, those with a doctor’s order will be able to get a drive thru COVID-19 test at Prisma Health in Greenville. Prisma Health has also announced that Virtual Visits, which launched earlier this month, will […]

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SC Gov. McMaster Closes All Palmetto State Schools, Colleges and Universities

South Carolina’s Governor Henry McMaster ordered all of the Palmetto State’s schools to close through the end of the month during a press conference held late Sunday afternoon. Gov. McMaster went on to request that all utility services to not disconnect essential services to anyone for the duration of the State of Emergency declared Friday in response to the COVID-19 […]

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SDOC Sets COVID-19 Guidelines for Students & Staff

In a statement issued late Monday afternoon, The School District of Oconee County said that they continue to monitor the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak. The district has taken several steps to help students and staff stay healthy, and they said that they have developed basic guidelines concerning students/staff returning from domestic and international travel, as well as cleaning procedures and suggestions […]

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