Article Archive for 16 January 2018
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.
Editor: Noting the hubbub over the president’s allegedly swearing during a private meeting with Congressional leaders, which was immediately followed by his praising Norway, a country not quickly appearing on newsworthy radar screens, I was jostled to wonder how this man’s mind may work.
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.
A once-grand farmhouse on Oak Creek Road now sits in pieces, its original round floor joists boasting their 125-plus years to the surrounding saw-milled additions.