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Raymond Douglas Singleton
August 1, 2018 – 9:41 am | No Comment

Raymond Douglas Singleton
July 5, 2018
WESTMINSTER, S.C. – Raymond Douglas Singleton, 76, of 1243 Singleton Road, passed away Thursday, July 5, at Seneca Health and Rehabilitation.
A memorial service will be conducted at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. …

Margaret Summey Workman
August 1, 2018 – 9:40 am | No Comment

Margaret Summey Workman
July 26, 2018
SENECA, S.C. – Margaret Summey Workman, 93, passed away Thursday, July 26, at Lila Doyle Nursing Center in Seneca.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 4, …

Grace’s Closet fundraiser raises $80K for students
August 1, 2018 – 12:53 am | No Comment
Grace’s Closet fundraiser raises $80K for students | Test

A recent fundraiser for Grace’s Closet saw the nonprofit organization receive $80,000 to help Oconee County students by providing resources such as food, clothing, school supplies and hygiene items.

Police arrest 8 in ‘Operation Opioid Battle’
August 1, 2018 – 12:30 am | No Comment
Police arrest 8 in ‘Operation Opioid Battle’ | Test

After an 8 a.m. briefing, officers from the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office and Seneca Police Department headed out Tuesday morning to execute search warrants at two Seneca homes as part of “Operation Opioid Battle.”

Palmetto Trail funding among governor’s vetoes
August 1, 2018 – 12:29 am | No Comment
Palmetto Trail funding among governor’s vetoes | Test

More than a quarter of a million dollars in funding for the Palmetto Trail was among Gov. Henry McMaster’s 42 recent budget vetoes.

Troopers still seeking answers in hit-and-run
August 1, 2018 – 12:27 am | No Comment
Troopers still seeking answers in hit-and-run | Test

The South Carolina Highway Patrol is still looking for a driver who fled the scene after striking a pedestrian on Saturday. 

Man gets 17 years for drug trafficking
August 1, 2018 – 12:26 am | No Comment
Man gets 17 years for drug trafficking | Test

A 64-year-old Pickens County man has been sentenced to 17 years in the South Carolina Department of Corrections after pleading guilty Tuesday to drug trafficking.

Filing opens for 4 school board seats
August 1, 2018 – 12:26 am | No Comment
Filing opens for 4 school board seats | Test

Filing for four Pickens County School Board seats — including a newly created District 7 seat — will begin at noon today and continue through noon Aug. 15, and the three incumbents up for re-election plan to run again.

Arrest made in deadly hit-and-run
July 31, 2018 – 12:30 am | No Comment
Arrest made in deadly hit-and-run | Test

The suspect in a hit-and-run wreck that killed a Townville man last week was arrested over the weekend.

Police: Man sexually battered child for 5 years
July 31, 2018 – 12:29 am | No Comment
Police: Man sexually battered child for 5 years | Test

A Westminster man was arrested Sunday on three counts of criminal sexual conduct with a minor after police said he repeatedly molested a child for more than five years.

Mediation fails in suit against county, McCall, Cammick
July 31, 2018 – 12:28 am | No Comment
Mediation fails in suit against county, McCall, Cammick | Test

An attempt at mediating the lawsuit filed by former county building official David Stokes against Oconee County and two county council members was unsuccessful. 

Forest Service considers raising campground fees
July 31, 2018 – 12:27 am | No Comment
Forest Service considers raising campground fees | Test

The National Forest Service is looking for feedback on a possible increase in campground prices in the Sumter National Forest.

One candidate files for West Union council seat
July 31, 2018 – 12:27 am | No Comment
One candidate files for West Union council seat | Test

Only one candidate filed to run for an open seat on West Union Town Council before filing closed Monday. 

OJRSA admin building to be renovated 
July 31, 2018 – 12:25 am | No Comment
OJRSA admin building to be renovated  | Test

The Oconee Joint Regional Sewer Authority administration and operations building will be getting a facelift after nearly 40 years.