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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Removal, repair or replace

December 20, 2012

Unless something changes, the recommendation to be forwarded to the State Department of Transportation Commission will call for the removal of a timber bridge near Westminster, 96.3/WGOG NEWS learned today. Three weeks have passed since the fate of the North Seed Farm Road bridge was the subject of a DOT public information meeting in Westminster.…

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Lawsuit remindful of scene in Deliverance

December 20, 2012

Allegations contained in a lawsuit filed in the Oconee Common Pleas Court are remindful of a scene from the movie “Deliverance.” Early in the movie that debuted 40 years ago there’s a scene of wild driving by the character played by Burt Reynolds as Reynolds drove fellow co-star Jon Voight toward the Chattooga River. But,…

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