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News in Oconee County, South Carolina

November Mugshots
Wed, 19 Nov 2014 06:15:20 -0800

November mugshots in Upstate South Carolina and western North Carolina.

62-year-old killed in wreck identified
Wed, 19 Nov 2014 05:43:53 -0800

The 62-year-old killed in a wreck Wednesday morning is identified, according to the Oconee County coroner Karl Addis.

Deputy accused of assault, battery on 9-year-old son
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 07:13:27 -0700

An Oconee County sheriff’s deputy was fired and is now facing charges after being accused of assaulting his 9-year-old son. The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office received a complaint Thursday from an elementary school in reference to a possible physical abuse case involving a 9-year-old boy whose father was a deputy. Oconee County Sheriff Mike Crenshaw notified the South Carolina Law Enforcement ...

SCAMFT recognizes Govan for his work
Fri, 14 Nov 2014 01:00:00 -0800

The South Carolina Association for Marriage and Family Therapy recognized Rep. Jerry N. Govan Jr. (D-Orangeburg) at its Annual Business Meeting on Nov. 1 at the Spartanburg Marriott.

Former The Voice Contestant Arrested For Dui
Tue, 11 Nov 2014 15:07:31 -0800

The singer, a finalist on the recent sixth season of the U.S. reality competition, was pulled over by South Carolina Highway Patrol officers in Oconee County in the early hours of Sunday (09Nov14) and subsequently hauled to jail.

Delvin Choice arrested in Upstate over weekend
Mon, 10 Nov 2014 13:52:46 -0800

Delvin Choice, who made a name for himself in the last season of NBC’s “The Voice,” was arrested over the weekend in Oconee County.

October Mugshots
Sat, 25 Oct 2014 00:11:31 -0700

October arrests in Upstate South Carolina and western North Carolina.

Quick Look: Election outcome at a glance
Tue, 04 Nov 2014 20:28:49 -0800

Here’s a quick look at some of the highest interest races of the Nov. 4 election: South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley retained her position by defeating Vincent Sheheen.  ( More details ) U.S. Sen. Tim Scott defeated Democratic councilwoman Joyce Dickerson to retain the seat to which Gov. Haley appointed him. ( More details ) Incumbent Republican Lindsey Graham defeated Democratic State Senator Bred ...

Vuzix Unveils New Prosumer Helmet Mount for M100
Thu, 06 Nov 2014 12:47:00 -0800

ROCHESTER, N.Y., Nov. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vuzix® Corporation, a leading supplier of Video Eyewear and Smart Glasses in the consumer, commercial and entertainment markets, is pleased to announce today that it will be giving away two brand new M100 Smart Glasses as prizes at the Road Titans 300+ Cycling Challenge, which will be held on November 7th, 8th, and 9th in South Carolina. During the ...

Sunday alcohol sales approved in SC municipalities
Wed, 05 Nov 2014 07:01:50 -0800

Voters in a number of South Carolina communities have agreed to allow diners to have a drink on Sunday.