Oconee County Newswire

Oconee County Newswire

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  1. Carlton Barnett "Junior" Edmonds Jr.Read the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | Times Georgian

    Carlton Barnett "Junior" Edmonds Jr. , age 70 of Carrollton, passed away Monday, March 27, 2017, at Tanner Medical Center. He was born December 23, 1946, in Oconee County, South Carolina, to the late Carlton Barnett Edmonds Sr. and Mildred Lucille Orr Edmonds.

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  2. Townville first responders participate in annual rescue trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 26 | WMBF

    ... event "Townville Strong Training." Townville Fire, Fork Rescue Squad, Homeland Park Fire, Belton Fire and Oconee County Emergency services are credited with helping launch the program. The training event kicked off the weekend of Mar. 24 to 26. It ...

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  3. Manufacturing company announces relocation of some Oconee Co. jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 23 | WMBF

    Itron recently announced a decision to move part of its component-level manufacturing in Oconee County to an outside contractor.

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  4. District official: 5 students suspended after fights at Upstate high schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 28 | FOX Carolina

    ... mother says she is heartbroken after a nasty note was left at a roadside memorial for her daughter. The Oconee County Sheriff's Office said a Westminster man was arrested after intentionally replacing an elderly man's air conditioner with one that ...

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  5. Deputies: Man charged after taking car on test drive, never returning it to dealershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 20 | WMBF

    An Oconee County man was arrested Friday on three outstanding warrants, including charges for taking a car on a test drive and never returning it, according to the Oconee County Sheriff's Office. Deputies said Johnny Dean Sharp, 51, of Fair Play took a car on a test drive on Dec. 9, 2016 from a dealership on Wells Highway and then did not return it.

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  6. Oconee Co. man accused of swapping elderly man's air conditioner with broken oneRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 20 | WMBF

    The Oconee County Sheriff's Office said a Westminster man was arrested after intentionally replacing an elderly man's air conditioner with one that did not work properly. 38-year-old Randall Lamar Cash, Jr. of Kingston Loop Drive was charged with exploitation of a vulnerable adult.

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  7. Oconee Co. man arrested on multiple chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 18 | Pickens Sentinel

    The Oconee County Sheriff's Office arrested an Oconee County man on Thursday on multiple charges related to a criminal sexual conduct with a minor case. David Leon Moore, 36, was booked into the Oconee County Detention Center around 7:50 p.m. on a Temporary Custody Order until warrants were obtained Friday.

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  8. QUIZ: How well do you know this week's news?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 16 | FOX Carolina

    ... the wrong address, but the roofing company and the homeowner are deadlocked over how to fix the mistake. The Oconee County Sheriff's Office said a man was arrested on 21 charges connected to the sexual abuse of a teenage victim. The Oconee County ...

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  9. QUIZ: How well do you knows this week's news?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 16 | FOX Carolina

    ... the wrong address, but the roofing company and the homeowner are deadlocked over how to fix the mistake. The Oconee County Sheriff's Office said a man was arrested on 21 charges connected to the sexual abuse of a teenage victim. The Oconee County ...

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  10. Meals on Wheels Greenville speaks on impact of proposed federal budget cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 16 | FOX Carolina

    ... the wrong address, but the roofing company and the homeowner are deadlocked over how to fix the mistake. The Oconee County Sheriff's Office said a man was arrested on 21 charges connected to the sexual abuse of a teenage victim. The Oconee County ...

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  11. Deputies: Man charged with domestic violence after shot in midsection by woman during argumentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 16 | WMBF

    ... Scott Duane Cooper. He was charged with first degree domestic violence, but has not yet been booked into the Oconee County Detention Center. "At this time, our preliminary investigation has determined that the woman involved in the incident acted in ...

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  12. Can you spot the trooper protecting Mardi Gras revelers?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 28 | WIS-TV Columbia

    ... os, and Riverbanks Zoo and Botanical Garden deserves a few of your votes to become one of the nation's top 10! Oconee County Fire

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  13. Fire chief: 3 dead after 2 Oconee Co. house firesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 26 | WIS-TV Columbia

    Oconee County Fire Chief Charlie King said three deaths are being investigated after two house fires Sunday night near Seneca and Walhalla. Coroner Karl Addis said the victims are believed to be two men who lived at the home.

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  14. Oconee Co. deputies: Felon found passed out in car with firearmRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 27 | WMBF

    A Walhalla man was arrested on Sunday by the Oconee County Sheriff's Office on charges of possession of a firearm. Deputies stated they responded to a location near Mountain Road in regards to a person reported to be intoxicated.

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  15. Credit:Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2017 | FOX Carolina

    ... prescribed strawberries as medicine. The fruit was used to treat everything from bad breath to kidney stones. Oconee County Fire Chief Charlie King said three deaths are being investigated after two house fires Sunday night near Seneca and Walhalla. ...

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  16. Flip Book Art Gets La La Land Moonlight Mix Up Just RightRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2017 | FOX Carolina

    ... Faith Fellowship members must follow strict and unusual rules - or risk severe punishment, former members say. Oconee County Fire Chief Charlie King said three deaths are being investigated after two house fires Sunday night near Seneca and ...

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  17. Remains of 3 people found at 2 fires in Oconee CountyRead the original story

    Monday Feb 27 | WMBF

    ... to the blaze that completely destroyed the home. King says firefighters responded to another home near the Oconee County airport shortly before midnight. Neighbors told firefighters an adult male lived in the home. The remains of one person were ...

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  18. Upstate home completely destroyed by fire, investigators search debris for fatalitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2017 | FOX Carolina

    The SC Law Enforcement Division is on standby as investigators search an Oconee County home for fatalities after it was destroyed by flames Sunday night. Fire crews from Walhalla, Westminster and West Union Fire Stations were on scene of the residential fire located on Brooksmoore Road.

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  19. Scene of house fire on Brooksmore RoadRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2017 | FOX Carolina

    Oconee County Fire Chief Charlie King said three deaths are being investigated after two house fires Sunday night near Seneca and Walhalla. The second fire was reported just before midnight at a home on Seneca Creek Road near the Oconee County Airport.

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  20. Turner family remembers Scott, welcomes baby boyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2017 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    ... an Evergreen Packaging employee, was reported missing, which initiated a search that led the search team to Oconee County, South Carolina, a favorite fishing spot of his, where his 1987 black Toyota pickup truck was found. As fresh snow began to ...

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