Shelley Renee Anderson

  West Union, SC — Shelley Renee Anderson, 49, wife of twenty-one years to Dennis Anderson, of 335 Thrasher Road, West Union, passed away September 30, 2016 at her residence. The family will receive friends from 6:00 – 8:00 P. M. on Wednesday, October 5, 2016 at Davenport Funeral Home.                

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September 16 data breach probe continues

The FBI is the lead agency trying to solve the Oconee County payroll data breach incident reported September 16. Assisting the FBI is South Carolina’s state police, SLED. Oconee sheriff Mike Crenshaw says, “They are continuing to follow the digital trail of how the money was stolen from the respective banks and where it ended up.” Today was a pay […]

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Meeting to address groundwater contamination

A meeting in three weeks will address the problem of groundwater contamination at a closed Oconee landfill near Walhalla.  According to the county Solid Waste office, this meeting is designed for the public—especially those who live near the Five Forks Landfill near Camp Road and Five Forks Road.  The meeting takes place at 6 Tuesday night, October 18 at the […]

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Townville tribute tonight at West-Oak game

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Oconee School District announces that a tribute will be made tonight to the Townville community during tonight’s Pendleton at West-Oak football game. The Sheriff’s Office helicopter will fly over during the National Anthem, turn around and then land on the field to deliver the game ball. The pre-game activities at the West-Oak stadium start around 7:15.  The public is welcome […]

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Townville parents should talk to their children

A Clemson official urges parents of school children, especially the parents of Townville school students, to talk to their children about what happened Wednesday afternoon.  Amy Milsom, coordinator of the school counseling and clinical mental health counseling program at Clemson’s College of Education, says the first inclination of parents might be to avoid the difficult subject.  Townville Elementary was closed […]

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Mayor given one year to remove cabin

After a closed-door session, Westminster City Council voted last night to give Mayor Brian Ramey one year to remove his Chauga River cabin from city property.  The issue has lingered for more than a year, before Ramey ran and won the office of mayor.  Last night’s City Hall meeting began with a private session involving Ramey and the council and […]

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Detention hearing for school shooting suspect

The Townville school shooting suspect, a 14-year old boy, gets a hearing this morning in Anderson for the judge to decide probable cause for pending petitions and the boy’s detention status. But the Anderson County Courthouse hearing is closed to the media and the public.  According to the office of 10th Circuit Solicitor Chrissy Adams, “While I realize there are […]

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Late night report on Jacob Hall

Late last night word from Greenville indicated that Jacob Hall, the boy hospitalized from the Townville school shootings, continues fighting for his life.  Family members released a statement saying Jacob was in very critical condition having suffered massive blood loss and a major brain injury.  The family requests prayer for the boy.  Dr. Keith Webb of the GHS Children’s Hospital […]

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