Sex charges pile up against Seneca teen

Investigators say they have videos that depict a 19-year old Seneca man having sex with an underage teenager, and the charges against the accused have begun to accumulate.  The Oconee Sheriff’s Office announcement states that, in its continuing investigation, Dominick Vincent Falsitta now faces eight counts of sexual exploitation of a minor second degree. According to the sheriff’s office, a […]

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Tamassee man’s death still undetermined

The results of an autopsy are inconclusive, and Coroner Addis says more forensic testing is needed before a cause can be determined in the death of Tamassee resident Austin Wade Campbell.  The body of 24-year old Campbell was found Sunday afternoon in the Upper Whitewater Lake near his home.  A missing person alert was issued for Campbell two weeks ago.

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Tuesday’s DHEC Covid Numbers

The latest Covid-19 case count from South Carolina’s DHEC shows 331 new confirmed cases statewide and 7 new deaths. 15 of the new cases and 1 of the new deaths were in Oconee County. Tuesday’s report reflects data as of midnight Sunday. The overall percent positive statewide was 4.6%.

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