Fatal Crash in Anderson County

A fatal Valentine’s Night crash is under investigation by the South Carolina Highway Patrol. Master Trooper Brandon Bolt said it happened just before 8:00 pm on Dobbins Bridge Road and involved only one vehicle… The Anderson County Coroner’s Office said that it appeared as if the driver had been drinking, and lost control of the vehicle, ran off the road […]

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Oconee County Sheriff’s Office Continues Investigations, and Seeks the Public’s Help, in Unsolved and Missing Person’s Cases

The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office is continuing its investigations into a series of unsolved cases, which include missing persons’ cases, including two investigations regarding women reported missing over two years ago. “Late last year, the Sheriff’s Office requested assistance from the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division regarding four missing persons cases,” says Oconee County Sheriff Mike Crenshaw. “Three of those […]

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Man Jailed on Stolen Vehicle Charges; Another Arrested for Assault and Battery

According to arrest records from the Oconee County Detention Center, Sheriff’s Deputies arrested 46 year-old Mickey Byron McAdams on charges related to a stolen vehicle. He is being held on $10,000 bond. In an unrelated incident, jail records show that 55 year-old Horace Dale Jones was arrested by deputies on charges of 3rd degree assault and battery and domestic violence. […]

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Rabid Skunk Confirmed in Oconee County; One Pet Exposed

The Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) confirmed that a skunk found near Pine Grove Road and Outz Road in Townville, SC has tested positive for rabies. There are no known human exposures reported at this time. One dog was exposed and will be quarantined as required in the South Carolina Rabies Control Act. The skunk was submitted to DHEC’s laboratory for testing on […]

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Fatal Fire in Walhalla

From the Oconee County Coroner’s Office: A mobile home fire at 540 Adams Sullivan Road near Walhalla was reported to Oconee 911 Communications at 12:38 pm. The Walhalla Fire Department and other mutual aid stations responded; upon extinguishment of the fire, the body of a man was discovered. The autopsy was performed Friday morning; identification has been confirmed based on […]

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Walhalla Police Cpl. Jennifer Kelly Chosen as Officer of the Quarter

Congratulation are in order for Cpl. Jennifer Kelly, who has been recognized as the Walhalla Police Department’s Officer of the Quarter. Her superiors credit Cpl. Kelly’s willingness, on numerous occasions, to go above and beyond the call of duty. They added that she exhibits a desire to learn, an upbeat personality and outstanding research skills, as well. A special parking […]

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Graham Questions Biden OMB Director Nominee on Immigration and Minimum Wage Increase

WASHINGTON – On Wednesday, Senate Budget Committee Ranking Member Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) questioned Ms. Neera Tanden, Joe Biden’s nominee to serve as Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). IMMIGRATION: GRAHAM: “Here’s what’s happened, thus far in the first three weeks of the [Biden Administration]. We stopped building the wall. We’ve halted deportations. We canceled [the] Remain in […]

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