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Three individuals arrested in Saluda County for trafficking heroin

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– The Saluda County Sheriff’s Office says three individuals were arrested for trafficking heroin. Authorities say Seth Allen Johnston, Shay Lynn Capers and Rebecca Reposa Kelly were travelling along Greenwood Highway when deputies stopped their vehicle and found more than 367 grams of heroin. Saluda County Sheriff Josh...
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3 arrested for over 367 grams of heroine, deputies say

SALUDA, S.C. (WIS) - Three were arrested in Saluda County for trafficking a large amount of Heroin. Seth Allen Johnston, Shay Lynn Capers, and Rebecca Reposa Kelly were traveling on Greenwood Highway in Saluda County where they were stopped by deputies to conduct a traffic stop on their vehicle. During...
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Hit and Run Death

A Leesville woman has been arrested and charged with leaving the secne of a vehicle accident that resulted in death. According to Master Tropper Brandon Bolt, the crash occurred at about 10:25 p.m., June 6, on U.S. 1 near Topaz Road, two miles west of Batesburg-Leesville. A 2012 Dodge Grand...
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Law enforcement investigating homicide in Saluda

SALUDA, S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) - The Saluda Police Department is investigating a homicide on Bouknight Ferry Road in Saluda. In a social media post the department says The Saluda County Sheriff’s Office along with the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division are providing assistance with the investigation. Anyone with any information is...
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Saluda Police Department investigating a homicide

SALUDA, SC (WFXG) - The Saluda Police Department has responded to a homicide on Bouknight Ferry Road. According to the Saluda County Sheriff’s Office social media, they along with the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division are providing assistance with the investigation. The department says, "At this time we are not...
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23-year-old killed in Midlands-area shooting, coroner's office says

Multiple law enforcement agencies are investigating the death of a man who was killed in Midlands-area shooting. Deontrez Rashad Mealing died early Sunday morning, Saluda County Coroner's Office Investigator Angie Rita told The State. The 23-year-old Edgefield resident was shot sometime from 3-4 a.m., Rita said. The gunfire happened in...
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2nd person in 24 hours killed by a late-night crash in Saluda County

BATESBURG-LEESVILLE, S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) - Separate Saluda County crashes within a couple of miles of each other have claimed the lives of two Ridge Spring residents in 24 hours. A 20-year-old woman died in the the latest crash, which was reported at about 10:55 p.m. Monday near Goff Road and Church Road about 3 miles west of Batesburg-Leesville.
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Driver killed in Saluda County collision

SALUDA, S.C. (WIS) - One person is dead after a single-vehicle collision in Saluda County, officials say. According to Master Trooper Gary Miller, the fatal collision occurred Monday night just before 11 p.m. on Goff Road near Church Road -- approximately three miles west of Batesburg-Leesville. Officials say the driver...
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Woman arrested and charged for fatal hit and run on US-1 in Saluda

SALUDA CO., S.C. (WOLO) – The South Carolina Highway Patrol says one woman has been arrested and charged for a fatal hit and run Sunday. Troopers say Amanda Sandin, 27, of Leesville is charged with leaving the scene of a collision involving death, for the incident on US Highway 1 near Topaz Road.
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New Library Site

Old Long’s Pharmacy Building on W. Butler will become new library. (Standard-Sentinel photos) At a called meeting Tues., June 1, Saluda Council agreed to release sales tax funds, which will allow the Saluda County Library Board to purchase the old Long’s Pharmacy Building to transform it into the new library.
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June 3 Arrest

The Saluda County Sheriff’s Office has arrested Charles Edward Way (of Lexington, SC) for the offenses of burglary and larceny. On April 23, 2021, a residential surveillance camera captured images of a male subject driving onto a property located on Price’s Bridge Road. Mr. Way did enter a building on the property and subsequently stole a utility trailer from the property.
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SALUDA GETS VACCINATED

SALUDA, S.C. – May 26, 2021 – As vaccinations continue to roll out across the nation, Saluda County residents are rolling up their sleeves and taking their shots. According to the Statewide Immunization Online Network, 35.3% of eligible Saluda County residents have received at least one COVID-19 vaccine as of May 22, compared to the national rate of 58.5%.
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May 27 Arrests

Among those arrested last week by the Saluda County Sheriff’s office was a suspect in a burglary and another arrested on druge charges. Jose Felipe is behind bars at the Saluda County Detention Center after being arrested and charged with three counts of Burglary, three counts of Larceny, and one count of Malicious Injury to Property. These burglaries occurred at a residence on Greenwood Highway.
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Southern Gentlemen’s Club Coming Soon sign a hoax

Hollow Creek, SC (05/21/2021 Paul Kirby) – A sign that was installed over the last weekend drew a great deal of attention from the public before it was determined it was a hoax. The sign that was erected on the Saluda County side of the second of the two twin bridges on US Hwy 378 near Hollow Creek announced that a “Southern Gentlemen’s Club” was to be built there on the banks of Lake Murray. In case you are still not sure where this is, use Hollow Creek Distillery as a reference point. That’s just across the highway from the lot in question.
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Man facing multiple burglary charges in Saluda County

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– A man is facing multiple charges after being arrested for burglary in Saluda County. Deputies say Jose Felipe stole items from a home on Greenwood Highway. Investigators said they searched Felipe’s residence on Shady Lane and recovered stolen property. Felipe was arrested and charged with three counts...
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Man arrested in Saluda County for burglary

SALUDA, S.C. (WIS) - A man faces multiple charges after being arrested and charged with burglary in Saluda County. Deputies said Jose Felipe stole items from a home on Greenwood Highway. Investigators said they searched Felipe’s residence on Shady Lane on Tuesday and recovered the stolen property. Felipe was arrested...