Oconee Sheriff Mike Crenshaw Introduces Traffic Safety Public Service Announcement from Toby Keith

Oconee County Sheriff Mike Crenshaw today announced the release of a traffic safety public service announcement with multi-platinum, award winning country music performer Toby Keith. The PSA was created with support and funding through a cooperative agreement with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The NSA has distributed the PSA to 1900 TV outlets and radio stations across the […]

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Walhalla Planning Commission Offers Recommendation to City Council

At their meeting last night, the city of Walhalla’s planning commissioners voted to recommend allowing retail stores of more than eight thousand square feet floor space, but confining them to office commercial, highway commercial, and light industrial zoning districts, and not in residential zones. Other conditions include off-street parking and conformity to downtown design guidelines. The planning commission action is […]

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OCSO Honors and Recognizes Deputies and Detention Officers during June 2021 Promotions Ceremony

The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office held a promotions ceremony recently to honor and recognize Officers. At the Detention Center, Master Corrections Officer Maria Melendez and Corrections Officer Hope Raby-Cassell were promoted to Corporal, and Daniel Williams was promoted to Sergeant and Animal Control Coordinator for the Oconee County Animal Shelter. Two deputies, Lt. Tommy Crompton and Corporal Jake Spence, each […]

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Special Weather Statement

Special Weather Statement Issued June 14 At 3:14pm Edt By Nws Greenville-Spartanburg …A Cluster Of Thunderstorms Will Impact West Central Pickens And Northeastern Oconee Counties Until 345 Pm Edt… At 314 Pm Edt, Doppler Radar Indicated The Leading Edge Of A Cluster Of Thunderstorms Along A Line Extending From 5 Miles West Of Pickens To 7 Miles North Of Walhalla, […]

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Oconee County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Serves Citizens and Fellow Deputies in a Variety of Ways

As the current Chief Deputy of the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office was thinking about a career, Kevin Davis thought about forestry management as a possible way to earn a living. When he began to look at the law enforcement side of his possible chosen career, he found something that interested him. Upon doing research, the future law enforcement officer and […]

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Drowning At Lake Hartwell

The body of a Greenville man was pulled from Lake Hartwell last night around 10:30pm. Anderson County’s Chief Deputy Coroner Charlie Boseman said that 56-year old Louis Eddie Crawford and some friends were at the Portman Marina when he fell into the water and hit his head. His body was located by divers in about forty feet of water in […]

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