Power outage in parts of Westminster

This morning’s power outage in Westminster is affecting two public schools:  Westminster Elementary and West-Oak Middle.  The school district’s Steve Hanvey says the middle school is making use of its generator and the elementary can expect to be restored to service within minutes.  Fallen trees have created problems for the city this morning, but Hanvey said the district has been […]

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Salem to divvy out money to crime victims

Town of Salem will re-unite five crime victims with money they lost when they thought they had contributed to a fundraiser for the Tamassee-Salem Elementary School. Town Judge Jim Williams says five people are due to share in $150 dollars’ restitution paid by a woman who sold chances for a car to be given away on 96.3/WGOG. The station was […]

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You can help solve this crime!

Oconee Sheriff’s Office has posted a Crime Stoppers award for information that helps solve a crime near Seneca during the early morning hours of Saturday, April 11. A male on a moped was seen at the back of the Goodwill store on the Sandifer Boulevard between 3 and 4 a-m, taking items out of storage containers. He was seen prying […]

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Death follows car accident near Seneca

An 83-year old Oconeean died Friday at a Greenville hospital, one week after being involved in a two-vehicle collision near Seneca. Coroner Karl Addis said the victim, Thomas Kudro of Point Place Drive, Westminster suffered a traumatic injury at 2:30 Friday afternoon, April 10 at highway 59 and Sam Brown Road. According to Addis, Kudro died of complications of a […]

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Oconee woman charged in boyfriend’s stabbing

A Thursday stabbing near Walhalla landed a 45-year old woman in jail. The Sheriff’s Office has identified Jean Marie Moore as the woman arrested on the charge of criminal domestic violence at her home on Little River Lane in the vicinity of Flat Shoals Community near Salem. The victim, identified as Moore’s boyfriend, was stabbed in the upper torso with […]

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Which city runs water to lake property?

A developer bought nearly 40 acres near Walhalla’s intake property on Melton Road near Lake Keowee. The question that arose last week at City Hall was which municipality, Seneca or Walhalla, provides the water. Walhalla claims the developer’s property is within its service area though, according to the minutes for the April 7 meeting of the mayor and council, the […]

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