BREAKING NEWS

MURDERED DEPUTY’S LINK TO SERIAL KILLER BROKEN

by B J BECKHAM   The investigation into the murder of Deputy Sheriff Horace Nevada has again taken a turn. As of our last report it was believed that convicted serial killer Ronald Wayne Lowery had taken the life of Deputy Nevada, even though the murder did not fit Lowery’s modus operandi  in which all the victims were women and each body was burnt before burial – Deputy Nevada’s body was discovered in a freezer...
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ON THE TOWN

JULY 4TH – A HIGHLIGHT OF UPCOMING EVENTS

 by SHANNON LONGNECK PRIDE IN DIVERSITY PARADE The tenth annual Pride in Diversity Parade will be held on Main Street Monday September 7th. The parade will start at Sycamore Blvd. at 9am and continue to Oak Park. The Diversity Celebration will begin at the end of the route at 11am. Live bands will play on two stages and many of our fine local food trucks have reserved spaces. Mayor Ashani Postley of New Grace...
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NO DEVELOPMENT IN NEVADA INVESTIGATION

 by B J BECKHAM Officials continue to investigate the murder of New Grace Deputy Horace Nevada who disappeared without a trace on the night of February 12, 2008. His body was discovered on April 11, 2016  in a freezer on property recently purchased in Acadia by Corey and Megan Inker. The previous owners, The Belands, were killed more than seven months ago on Interstate 26. According to their daughter Missy, the fifteen acre property...
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KRYSTAL KARAT KAPER

by BJ BECKHAM The trial of Opal May  began on December 24th  in the New Grace County Courthouse.  Craig LaPorte of the Attorney General’s Office presented his opening statement. Krystal Karats on Main Street in Rosemeade was robbed on the afternoon of July 8, 2015.  The owner reported being in the store alone when a woman entered pushing a stroller. After looking in the cabinets the woman asked to see a watch. When the...
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BREAKING NEWS

1000 YEAR FLOOD SOAKS NEW GRACE

by Shannon Longneck –  Record floods devastated South Carolina the first week in October.  Water levels rose higher than they have in nearly a thousand years. The Midlands was hit the hardest and New Grace was not spared from the devastation. After being rescued from her home by boat, Acadia resident Paige Benson said, “We have lived on River Run Road for ten years and it has always been just a name.  When I...
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