Federal jurist to swear-in Crenshaw

December 20, 2012

Mike Crenshaw takes the oath of office New Year’s Eve to begin his four-year term as Oconee County Sheriff. The 2 o’clock Monday afternoon, December 31 ceremony at the Oconee Courthouse is open to the public. Federal Judge Tim Cain, an Oconee County resident, will administer the oath. And once the oath is given, Crenshaw…

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NBC Special Looks Back on 50 Christmases at 1600 Penn

December 20, 2012
NBC Special Looks Back on 50 Christmases at 1600 Penn

NBC celebrates the holidays with unprecedented access to the most famous home in America in “A White House Christmas: First Families Remember,” on Thursday, December 20 (8-9 p.m. ET). Hosted by multiple Emmy Award winner Meredith Vieira, the special takes a look at Christmases past and present with 10 presidential families over the last 50…

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Amber Alert Cancelled; Children Found Safe

December 20, 2012

The Chesterfield County Sheriff’s Office said two children who were abducted early Thursday morning are safe. Investigators said 5-year-old Dennis Matthew Penny III and 2-year-old Grace Elizabeth Penny were abducted the Mount Croghan area of Chesterfield county at about7:30 a.m. The suspect , 37-year-old Dennis Matthew Penny II, was arrested. No specific information on the arrest or…

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Two citizens honored for their bravery

December 20, 2012

Two Pickens County private citizens are being recognized this week with a plaque and remarks of appreciation for coming to the aid of a sheriff’s deputy, attempting to arrest a suspect. On September 10 at a convenience store, Master Deputy Scott Ticknor approached a suspect, for whom a felony warrant had been issued. According to…

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Oconee a Purple Heart county

December 20, 2012

A resolution, signed by Oconee County Council Chairman Joel Thrift, proclaims Oconee County a Purple Heart County in South Carolina. A total of 210 county residents lost their lives in the armed conflicts since 1898 and a large number have been awarded the Military Order of the Purple Heart for wounds received in combat. The…

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Arrest in eight-month old burglary

December 20, 2012

A 42-year old Oconee County woman has been arrested as part of the Sheriff’s Department’s five-month investigation of a home burglary on the Coffee Road. The burglary, reported during a two-week period in May, netted thieves a variety of households goods, clothes, and tools. Sheriff’s officers yesterday arrested Sherry Anita Gibson of the Westminster Highway…

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  • October 1, 2014Oconee County Humane Society Fundraiser
  • October 3, 2014 10:30 amLeTourneau-WABCO Employee Reunuion
  • October 3, 2014 3:00 pmBenefit for Phillip Brucke
  • October 4, 2014 6:00 pmOle Country Church Singing
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