Jeep stolen near Clemson

  Oconee County investigators believe someone broke through a locked fence to steal a red Jeep. In the weekend crime, a pickup-style 1991 Jeep Comanche with silver striping, was stolen from highway 123 near the Wells Highway. The rear glass contains lettering that reads Clemson 4×4 club. The vehicle tag is H-N-T-1-3-4. If you have information, you are asked to […]

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Tips for staying safe at holiday time

The busiest travel day and the day that is still regarded the busiest for holiday shopping are sufficient reasons for everyone to exercise caution this week. And the Oconee Sheriff’s Office is out with some tips to make the experience the easiest and safest it can be. The motor club AAA predicts more than 46 million people will travel by […]

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Senator issues statement on grand jury decision

Senator Tim Scott, South Carolina Republican, says a Missouri’s grand jury decision not to issue an indictment in the shooting death of 18-year old Michael Brown last summer is only one of a number of federal and state investigations.  And Scott said, “As federal and state officials continue to examine all the facts surrounding this tragedy and the subsequent events, […]

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Wellness and culinary delight at Oconee Memorial

For a second year, judges have applauded Oconee Memorial Hospital for its culinary talents as they relate to wellness. At last night’s board meeting, OMH Campus President Hunter Kome said hospital chefs and food preparers were the winners during a recent cooking well invitational in Charleston. The team of food preparers from OMH impressed the judges. On 96.3./WGOG NEWS Kome […]

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OMH board makeup changing

The makeup of the board that sets policy for the Oconee Memorial Hospital at the local level is changing. An announcement is expected today of the board’s selection of a new member. At last night’s meeting, with gratitude for jobs well done, Regional President Jeanne Ward and Board Chairman Rick Phillips bid farewell to Thelma Miller, Bo Wilhite, Dr. Ed […]

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Westminster man arrested in theft investigation

Oconee sheriff’s officers arrested a Westminster man at his Highland Avenue home Friday on theft charges from an investigation two weeks earlier on the Greenfield Road near the city limit. According to authorities, Tony Mitchell Mulkey was also charged with breaking into a motor vehicle at a home at the crime scene. Deputies began investigating November 4 after the homeowner […]

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House fire near Seneca

A house fire last night near Seneca kept fire fighters busy for several hours. The house fire call on Goddard Avenue near Shiloh Road was sounded first at 7:45 and the Seneca fire fighters and others remained at the fire scene until 12:45 this morning.  No one was home at the time, but the damage to the house was described […]

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Charge sent to the General Sessions Court

After a preliminary hearing today, a magistrate ruled the state had shown probable cause to consider further a charge of attempted murder against a Walhalla man. And Magistrate Will Derrick said he referred the case against Caleb Nathaniel Linart to the Oconee General Sessions Court after determining that the state, as represented by prosecutor Lindsey Simmons, had met the burden […]

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Saturday night stabbing in Walhalla

A Seneca man has been arrested in the investigation of a Saturday night stabbing in Walhalla.  The Walhalla police say William Christopher Armstrong, 32 years old, was arrested on the charge of assault and battery second degree in an incident on S. Pine Street.  The police say the victim of the stabbing was released after treatment at the hospital.

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