Support law enforcement event

Local law enforcement members and their families are invited to the athletic grounds of Walhalla High School this weekend for an event, sponsored by the Beaverdam Baptist Association. The Rev. Michael Welch says this is an event to say thank you to those who wear the blue and serve to protect. The appreciation event will be held 4 to 7 […]

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Support law enforcement evening

Those who wish to show their support for local law enforcement are invited to the athletic groudns of Walhalla High School this weekend for an event, sponsored by the Beaverdam Baptist Association.  The Rev. Michael Welch says this is an event to say thank you to those who wear the blue and serve to protect.  The appreciation event will be […]

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Serious accident on SC 24

State troopers are reporting what’s considered a serious accident a few minutes ago on SC 24 in the vicinity of Tokeena/Crossroads.  There are injuries in this accident.  One law enforcement source reports this accident has occurred in the vicinity of Jim’s Auto Service. From the scene we are getting word of two vehicles in the accident–a car and a Jeep […]

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No dollar figure yet

Oconee sheriff Mike Crenshaw says, as yet, there is still no figure for the dollar loss resulting from the data breach of the county government’s payroll service.  Meantime, Crenshaw’s office has yet to hear if the FBI will investigate what happened, though both the FBI and the state police have been asked.  Those workers affected by the discovery of the […]

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Steven R. Moore death

Oconee authorities say Steven Moore has been found dead in his home near Walhalla. Sheriff Mike Crenshaw says, “No foul play is suspected at this time.”  Coroner Karl Addis said an autopsy is being conducted.  Moore was a member of a family who for years grew apples and bottled water at Long Creek. He is a former school trustee and […]

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Judge: “I’m giving you a break to prove your worth”

A 34-year old man pleaded guilty today in Oconee County to a third offense of possession of methamphetamine, but the judge will wait before pronouncing sentence.  General Sessions Court Judge Lawton McIntosh said he first wants to evaluate the progress that Michael Wayne Talley makes during a rehabilitative stay in Greenville and whether Talley is able to secure permanent employment.  […]

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John Frank Myers

    Oakway – John Frank Myers, 39, loving husband of Melanie Sparks Myers, passed away September 15, 2016.  A funeral service will be held at 2 pm, Tuesday, September 20, 2016 at Bethel Baptist Church.  Burial will follow in the church cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Sandra S. Myers Memorial Scholarship fund at […]

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