Bataan Death March survivor still walking!

March 16, 2015

Clemson legend and Bataan Death March survivor Ben Skardon, now at the age of 97 years old, will walk eight and a half miles this Sunday in the annual Bataan Memorial Death March on the White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico. Skardon has taken part in the event seven previous times. But it’s nothing…

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Arrests made at scene of car dealership crime

March 16, 2015

Two men have been arrested at a car dealership crime scene in Oconee County. The men were arrested shortly before 3:15 Saturday morning at Lake Keowee Chrysler Dodge after a deputy sheriff found a broken passenger window in a Dodge Challenger and one of the two men in the backseat of the car. Law enforcement…

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At this point, former Seneca plant only….

March 16, 2015

Oconee Sheriff’s Office is stressing again today that a mis-use of personnel files from a former manufacturing plant at Seneca remains a possibility. But it’s enough of a possibility for those potentially affected to beware. The Sheriff’s Office last week announced that its investigators were working a case of identity fraud and discovered there is…

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A “tool” for annexation

March 16, 2015

Westminster will consider a tool used by other South Carolina municipalities to make it easier to grow its city limits—thru annexation. At their meeting tomorrow evening, the mayor and council are scheduled to consider first reading of an ordinance that places a deed restriction on the property of those outside municipal limits requiring them to…

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Walhalla woman dies in Saturday evening crash

March 15, 2015

An 18 year-old Walhalla woman died Saturday night in a single vehicle wreck near Westminster. The Highway Patrol says the crash occurred at 8:25 PM on South Highway 11 near the intersection of Mountain and Critter Roads. The Chrysler Sebring, driven by a 17 year-old male from Walhalla, and containing two female passengers, went down an embankment. Oconee…

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Suspect arrested in Sonny’s Bar and Grill shootings

March 14, 2015

  An arrest has occurred of a suspect in the investigation of homicide and shootings last weekend at a bar near Seneca. According to Oconee Sheriff’s Office, Reginald Tywan Bland was placed in custody Thursday night in Greenwood County and has since been moved to the Oconee Detention Center. Authorities say they believe Bland, a…

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Calendar

  • May 31, 2015 7:00 pmSpring Revival at Flat Shoals Baptist Church
  • June 3, 2015 3:00 pmWestminster Recreation Department Fall Sports Registration
  • June 4, 2015 3:00 pmWestminster Recreation Department Fall Sports Registration
  • June 5, 2015 8:00 pmSummer Square Dancing at Oconee State Park
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