Police Make Arrest In Blackjack Community Killing

July 9, 2013
Police Make Arrest In Blackjack Community Killing

Police have arrested a 34 year-old man for the early Tuesday murder of a Seneca man. Jimmy Watt, Public Information Officer with the Oconee Sheriff’s Office says Shane Adam Burdette, of Westminster, is charged with murder in the shooting death of 21 year-old James Evan Tyner. Burdette is also charged with possession of a weapon…

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Shooting Victim Identified

July 9, 2013

A Seneca man is dead after being shot in the neck.  Oconee County Coroner Karl Addis says 21 year old James Evan Tyner of Bolick Street, Seneca was found dead along the shoulder of Blackjack Road at the intersection of Mount Pleasant Road. Witnesses reported seeing the subject running away from the incident location at…

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Lake Levels Lowered

July 9, 2013

Heavy Rains have prompted the US Army Corps of Engineers to begin releasing stored floodwaters from Hartwell, Russell & Thurmond lakes.  Inflows from the recent rainfalls has pushed the levels into the flood stage. Water managers have directed the release of water through the spillway gates at Hartwell dam to lower the reservoir to below…

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Seneca Stabbing Victim Hospitalized

July 9, 2013

A Seneca man is in the hospital after he was stabbed.  According to the sheriff’s department investigators, a deputy responded to a call at 905 Shiloh Road near Seneca around 4 pm Monday. The deputy found a black male with multiple stab wounds to the upper right part of this body. The victim told the…

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Snakes are Out!

July 9, 2013
Snakes are Out!

The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources is advising South Carolinans and visitors to be aware of the snake population while enjoying the outdoors. While hiking, fishing, picnicking or just working in the yard, you will be sharing the outdoors with these common South Carolina reptiles. The S.C. Department of Natural Resources provides a website to assist…

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Westminster Shooting Victim

July 9, 2013

Oconee County Sheriff’s officers are investigating an early morning shooting which has left one man dead.  Around 7:00 am this morning, officers responded to a shooting at 108 Mount Pleasant Road in the Blackjack Community. The Sheriff’s Department says a white male was shot.  The Oconee County Coroner was called to the scene.  Lt. Greg…

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  • August 29, 2014 8:00 pmOconee State Park Square Dance
  • August 31, 2014 3:00 pmThe Westminster United Methodist Church's Community Singing
  • September 6, 2014Calling All Christians to Unite in Prayer
  • September 7, 2014 7:00 pmOconee County Baptist Camp Meeting Under the Tent
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