Pedestrian train death

Friday night’s pedestrian train death, according to the Westminster police, occurred in the vicinity of E. Main and Dickson streets.  The coroner said Nicky Paul Thibodeaux, 48, lost his life around 7:30 when hit by a northbound freight train.  Thibodeaux died of blunt force trauma injuries. The accident, according to what Police Chief Matt Patterson learned, involved a long nose […]

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Arrest in property crimes’ case

The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Westminster man yesterday on multiple charges related to a series of property crimes that occurred this month.   21 year old Tristen Caleb Key of Little Choestoea Road was booked into the Oconee County Detention Center around 6:20pm yesterday.  Key was taken into custody during a warrant service at his home address.   […]

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Oconee Sheriff’s thoughts on latest Tucker Hipps’ anniversary

Another year has passed on the calendar—still without determination why a Clemson student died during an early morning run from campus to the Oconee side of Lake Hartwell.  This has been a week for county Sheriff Mike Crenshaw to explain where the ongoing investigation stands.  Information reward money stands at $100 thousand.  There have been some leads but, so far, […]

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“feel like the Justice Department is being weaponized”

The head of South Carolina’s legal department has told 101.7/WGOG NEWS that he and a handful of other state attorney’s general across the country believe the U-S Justice Department is being “weaponized” in the squabble of whether former President Donald Trump was in thew wrong to possess at his Mar-a-Lago Florida home secret government documents.  Moments before South Carolina’s Alan […]

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Missing man located

Master Deputy Watt of Oconee Sheriff’s Office: “Just got word a few minutes ago from an Investigator that Isaac Joseph Smith, who was the subject of a Missing Person’s News Release Wednesday, has been located and is safe.  We thank our media partners and our citizens and the public for their assistance.”

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