“Active shooter” incident was DRILL ONLY

Various Oconee public safety agencies participated today in an active shooter drill at the County Administrative Offices in Wahalla. The drill began with two safety briefings and then commenced with the agencies arriving on the scene once reports came in of an active shooter inside of the complex. Officers from the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office and the Walhalla Police Department […]

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After several days, woman still missing

A 33-year old woman near Westminster remains missing, and the Oconee Sheriff’s Office requests the public to be on the lookout for Rebecca A. Murray Cawthon.  On April 18 a family member contacted deputies after being unable to make contact with Cawthon during a welfare check on the Welcome Church Road. The family member had not heard from Cawthon for […]

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