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Officials offer storm prep tips
September 13, 2018 – 12:02 am | No Comment
Officials offer storm prep tips | Test

With the path for Hurricane Florence fluctuating, Oconee County emergency management director Scott Krein gave tips on being prepared should disaster strike the area.

Cities accepting Florence donations
September 12, 2018 – 12:41 am | No Comment
Cities accepting Florence donations | Test

By Riley Morningstar and Jason Evans
The Journal
WESTMINSTER — The cities of Westminster and Walhalla have announced plans to start accepting donations of specific supplies that can be sent to victims of Hurricane Florence, which is expected …

Arrest made in 2017 dealership break-in
September 12, 2018 – 12:39 am | No Comment
Arrest made in 2017 dealership break-in | Test

John Anthony Creech, 28, of 105 Ella Drive, was charged with one count each of second-degree burglary and grand larceny with a value more than $10,000.

Hurricane prompts statewide burn ban
September 12, 2018 – 12:28 am | No Comment

Due to the approach of Hurricane Florence, the South Carolina Forestry Commission has issued a State Forester’s Burning Ban for all counties in the state, effective at 7 a.m. this morning. 

Restroom building to go back out to bid
September 12, 2018 – 12:24 am | No Comment

The company selected to buy Walhalla’s public restroom building on East Main Street has released the purchase agreement back to the city.

Clemson remembers victims of Sept. 11 attacks
September 12, 2018 – 12:18 am | No Comment

Clemson University marked the 17th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks Tuesday with a special ceremony featuring two people who experienced that fateful day in different ways.

Teen faces attempted murder allegations
September 12, 2018 – 12:13 am | No Comment
Teen faces attempted murder allegations | Test

A 14-year-old faces allegations of attempted murder after allegedly firing a weapon toward a home with people inside on Friday night.

Clemson police welcome certified therapy dog
September 12, 2018 – 12:12 am | No Comment
Clemson police welcome certified therapy dog | Test

Ozzy, a 1-year-old miniature Aussiedoodle, has joined the department’s victim services department and will accompany handler and victim services coordinator Debra Shockley to work most days.

Man charged with ill treatment of animals
September 12, 2018 – 12:11 am | No Comment
Man charged with ill treatment of animals | Test

Jared Lathel Dobson, of Northwood Drive, is charged with four counts of ill treatment of animals.

Suspect arrested in double homicide
September 12, 2018 – 12:03 am | No Comment
Suspect arrested in double homicide | Test

Steven Lee Reynolds, of 3 Padgett St. in Seneca, was arrested without incident shortly after 7 p.m. after deputies received a tip that he was on Coffee Road near Stribling Shoals Road in Walhalla, according to an Oconee County Sheriff’s Office news release.

Man pleads guilty in wife’s slaying
September 11, 2018 – 12:16 am | No Comment
Man pleads guilty in wife’s slaying | Test

Lee Mikeal Cawthon, 42, appeared before Judge Lawton McIntosh in a courtroom inside the Oconee County Courthouse where he pleaded guilty Monday morning to murder and possession of a weapon during the commission of a violent crime. 

Neighbors say drugs, violence daily problems in Utica community
September 11, 2018 – 12:13 am | No Comment
Neighbors say drugs, violence daily problems in Utica community | Test

Residents around Padgett Street in the Utica community, where two people were shot to death Monday morning, voiced concerns over drugs and violence they say are prevalent in the neighborhood.

2 shot dead in Seneca: Sheriff says shooter at large as police investigate homicide
September 11, 2018 – 12:10 am | No Comment
2 shot dead in Seneca: Sheriff says shooter at large  as police investigate homicide | Test

Oconee County Coroner Karl Addis identified the victims as 54-year-old Timothy Wayne Caldwell, who lived at the home, and 29-year-old David Thomas Tranah of Seneca. Tranah recently lived at a home on West Oak Highway, according to Addis.

Man dies, woman airlifted after head-on collision
September 11, 2018 – 12:07 am | No Comment
Man dies, woman airlifted after head-on collision | Test

Oconee County Coroner Karl Addis said in a news release over the weekend that Keith Randall Moore was pronounced dead at the scene from “blunt force traumatic injuries.”