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Many Upstate residents may be tired of seeing temperatures that start with the number 2 when they head to work in the morning or come home after the sun sets, but for local law enforcement, these temperatures can offer a bit of a reprieve.
The number of incident reports filed by Oconee County sheriff’s deputies grew by more than 500 over the previous year in 2017, an indication that the need for services is stretching manpower, Sheriff Mike Crenshaw told county council Tuesday night.
While some Clemson University students chose to get some rest and relaxation on the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday Monday, others spent the day serving their community as a way to honor the slain civil rights leader’s legacy.
Oconee County Coroner Karl Addis identified the victims as 51-year-old Karen Denise Skeens, the owner of the mobile home on Crestwood Drive in Salem that was destroyed in the fire, and 55-year-old Roger Thomas Connally of Schroeder Street in West Union.