Phone system upgrade for Seneca PD

November 18, 2013

Today’s the day the Seneca Police Department gets better communications. A new telephone system is being installed. And Chief John Covington says it’s a phase of Oconee County’s 9-1-1 project to upgrade systems for compatibility. “This portion of the project is being overseen by Capt. Travis Tilson of the Sheriff’s Office. We are very thankful…

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Billy Owens anxious for the Phillipines

November 18, 2013

A missionary from Oconee County is anxious to return to the Philippines—land that he has grown to love and where his wife was forced into makeshift quarters because of the typhoon. Billy Owens says he has his ticket to fly and is hopeful that between now and next month the main airport at Manila will…

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Middle School celebrates Veterans Day

November 18, 2013

Walhalla Middle School’s Veterans Day breakfast recognized more than 100 veterans and their spouses. Breakfast was prepared and served by Culinary Art students from the Hamilton Career Center. The 8th grade band, chorus and strings played and performed.

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MONDAY SPORTS: Tigers beat Gamecocks; Newberry headed to playoffs; Clemson climbs in BCS

November 18, 2013

Junior forward K.J. McDaniels had his first career double-double and scored a game-high 21 points to lead Clemson to a 71-57 victory over archrival South Carolina at Littlejohn Coliseum on Sunday. The game was played before an announced crowd of 7,238. The win pushed Clemson’s record to 3-0 on the young season, while the loss…

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Sheriff’s Office: Mum on the motive, for now

November 18, 2013
Sheriff’s Office:  Mum on the motive, for now

Oconee Sheriff Mike Crenshaw says his office will not talk about an apparent motive for the murder of a Salem man near Seneca. The reason for that, Crenshaw says, is to protect the integrity of the case against Joshua Randall Ferguson. “Further details are not appropriate at this time,” Crenshaw said in a statement. Arrest…

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Sheriff: No reason for public concern or alarm

November 16, 2013

The investigation continues as to who killed a 46-year old Salem man last night near Seneca. At 9:30 last night, deputies found Charles Benson Cantrell face down behind a home on Webb Road near the Singing Pines Road. Coroner Karl Addis said Cantrell died of a gun shot and the death is homicide. Sheriff Mike…

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