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  1. Police: 2 arrested after Seneca shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | WMBF

    Seneca police said Thursday that two men were arrested after woman was shot on Tuesday at the intersection of West North Third Street and North Pine. Police said they were called to the intersection on Tuesday and found the victim lying next to the road with an apparent gunshot to the forearm.

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  2. Recently discharged Marines to be honored at Keowee KeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | WMBF

    The eighth annual event welcomes 40 Marines from Camp Lejeune and others from across the area who were recently discharged. Many people from between Easley and Keowee Key line the route to welcome the Marines.

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  3. Deputies: Couple arrested after soliciting children, other lewd conduct at lakefront parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 17 | WMBF

    A Seneca man and woman were arrested Thursday night after deputies said the male inappropriately touched young girls and the woman exposed herself at Friendship Recreational Area on Lake Hartwell near Townville, according to deputies with Oconee County Sheriff's Office. Deputies said the 38-year-old Cynthia Lynn Winston of Timberlake Drive and 26-year-old Gregory Matthew Pearson of Shiloh Road were arrested.

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  4. Deputies charge man in connection with thefts at Clemson marinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 15 | WMBF

    The Oconee County Sheriff's Office said a Seneca man was arrested on two charges of petit larceny and one count of breaking into a motor vehicle in connection with a June 8 incident at the Clemson Marina. Deputies Pund broke into a 2006 blue F-350 King Ranch that belongs to Clemson Marina.

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  5. Tuesday is World Blood Donor Day in South CarolinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 14 | WMBF

    As many in South Carolina roll up their sleeves and donate blood in wake of the Orlando nightclub attack , which claimed 50 lives and left 53 wounded, Tuesday also marks World Blood Donor Day in the state. Governor Nikki Haley named June 14 as World Blood Donor Day in South Carolina and proclaimed June as Blood Donor Appreciation Month, according to The Blood Connection.

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  6. Deputies: Seneca man accused of shoplifting with 2 childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 9 | WMBF

    The Oconee County Sheriff's Office said a Seneca man was taken into custody after two incidents of shoplifting involving two children. Deputies were called to the Walmart in Seneca on May 29 after they say Kevin Bernard Holden, along with two male juveniles, placed food items into a shopping cart and left the store without paying.

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  7. BASF expanding Seneca facility, investing $60M in new machineryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 9 | WMBF

    BASF Corporation is making a $60 million capital investment to expand its operations in Oconee County, according to Gov. Nikki Haley's office. BASF Seneca is a specialty chemical catalysts manufacturing and precious metals refining facility established in 1987.

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  8. Warrants: Seneca man accused of beating, threatening victim with pistolRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 7 | WMBF

    Oconee County Sheriff's Office said a Seneca man was arrested on Monday after a violent domestic incident last week. Deputies were called to a residence on Old Grove Road on May 31 in regards to a domestic disturbance involving a gun.

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  9. Deputies: Man arrested after trying to cash stolen lottery ticketsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 3 | WMBF

    The Oconee County Sheriff's Office arrested a man Thursday after they say he tried to cash in on stolen lottery tickets. Heath Allan Bates, 33, of Seneca is accused of trying to cash the tickets at a business on Highway 11. Deputies said Bates had an outstanding municipal bench warrant and was transported to the Oconee County Detention Center after a traffic stop.

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  10. One of 2 suspects in deadly 2014 Seneca home invasion begins trialRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2016 | WMBF

    One of two men charged with murder after a deadly home invasion in Seneca is scheduled to begin trial in Oconee County on Monday, according to court dockets. James William Toward is charged with murder, possession of a weapon during a violent crime, kidnapping, burglary first degree, and grand larceny.

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  11. Man dies after being crushed by flipped lawnmower in SenecaRead the original story

    May 5, 2016 | WMBF

    Authorities say a 57-year-old man has been crushed to death after the lawnmower he was driving flipped on top of him. Oconee County Coroner Karl Addis said in a news release that Harvy Joe Price was found dead by his brother under the mower around 5 p.m. Wednesday.

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  12. National Day of Prayer events across the areaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2016 | WMBF

    National Day of Prayer is held each year on the first Thursday in May. The day was first observed in 1952 when President Harry Truman asked people of all faiths to come together to pray for the nation. This year's national theme is "Wake Up America," based on a passage from Isaiah 58:1 that reads "Shout it aloud, do not hold back.

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  13. Oconee Co. deputies: Tips from community lead to shoplifting arrestsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2016 | WMBF

    The Oconee County Sheriff's Office said deputies charged a Greenville County man and an Anderson County woman in a series of shoplifting incidents after receiving tips from the public. Deputies said 24-year-old Kevin Christopher Hoffman of Woodbend Court stole power tools valued at around $727.00 from the Lowe's location at BI-LO place in Seneca on April 5. Deputies asked for the public's help identifying the suspect on April 20 and said warrants were signed on April 22. Easley police arrested Hoffman on Friday.

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  14. Deputies respond to false hostage situation report in SenecaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2016 | WMBF

    Deputies said they responded to a home on Goddard Avenue after a male and female said they were being held hostage. Once on scene, deputies said they were able to remove the two individuals from the home but found that there was no one else inside.

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  15. Deputies charge Seneca man after domestic dispute, SWAT incidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2016 | WMBF

    Deputies said they charged David Michael Brown after they received a call around 3 a.m. in regards to shots fired at a home on South Stonegate Drive. The sheriff's office said they were told that a man had assaulted his wife and she was able to escape and contacted law enforcement.

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  16. Man wanted in Seneca bar shooting found in North CarolinaRead the original story

    Feb 6, 2016 | WMBF

    A man wanted for a fatal shooting nearly a year ago in an Oconee County bar has been arrested in Charlotte, North Carolina. Deputies said in a news release that U.S. marshals found 31-year-old Dw'Ntraquis Rashaad Campbell riding a bicycle on Friday and surrounded him and took him into custody.

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  17. The Latest: Solicitor says teen had no intention of stoppingRead the original story

    Oct 27, 2015 | WMBF

    The latest developments in a South Carolina solicitor's decision not to bring criminal charges against a Seneca police officer who shot and killed a man during a drug sting in July : Prosecutor Chrissy Adams says a 19-year-old man fatally shot by a Seneca officer referred to himself as an outlaw and said in text messages that he would "go out shootin," rather than stop for law enforcement. The State Law Enforcement Division released Adams' letter Tuesday after she announced she would not pursue criminal charges against Lt.

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  18. Seneca PD denies wild allegations in Hammond lawsuit, latest court docs showRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2015 | WMBF

    Lawyers representing the city of Seneca have released their answer to the civil lawsuit filed by the family of Zachary Hammond family on Sept. 28 which made some shocking claims.

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  19. SC Supreme Court won't consider removing solicitor from Hammond caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2015 | WMBF

    The state Supreme Court denied a request by the family of Zachary Hammond to hear arguments that the solicitor assigned to the case is compromised by a conflict of interest. Hammond, 19, was shot and killed by a Seneca police officer earlier this year during what police called an undercover drug investigation.

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  20. 3 Upstate newspapers sue SLED over police shooting videoRead the original story

    Oct 12, 2015 | WMBF

    Three South Carolina newspapers are suing the State Law Enforcement Division, demanding the agency release dashcam video of a fatal police shooting in Seneca. The Anderson Independent-Mail, The Greenville News and The Journal of Seneca say SLED is breaking the state's Freedom of Information Act by refusing to turn over the video, which captures an officer killing 19-year-old Zachary Hammond in July.

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