South Carolina Highway Patrol

Lee Rogers
Stacie Bartro
September 12, 2019 - 10:46 am
SCHP "Show at the Point" Car Show Sept. 14th 10a-2p.
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Katelyn Cordero/Poughkeepsie Journal
July 23, 2019 - 5:34 pm
The South Carolina Highway Patrol has just announced that it is adding two new helicopters to its fleet. The main reason? To keep troopers safer. Going on high speed pursuits is among the most dangerous elements of the job, and Captain RK Hughes says adding two more copters to the current four will...
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Patrick Gentry
July 15, 2019 - 12:10 pm
Law enforcement officers in five southern states are planning a crackdown on speeding motorists next week. State troopers and local officers in Alabama, Georgia, Florida, South Carolina and Tennessee are participating in a speed enforcement campaign called Operation Southern Shield 2019, according...
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SC Department of Public Safety
Lee Rogers
June 09, 2019 - 4:11 pm
The Highway Patrol is investigating a multiple vehicle crash on I-85 south bound in Anderson County Sunday near the 23 Mile Marker Rest Area. Both the center and right hand lanes are completely blocked. Traffic is moving past the collision on the left hand lane. As of 4PM Sunday, traffic was backed...
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Patrick Gentry
June 06, 2019 - 10:49 am
The South Carolina Highway Patrol and other agencies plan to practice reversing lanes for hurricane evacuations. Troopers say they will not actually reverse any lanes during Thursday's practice. Troopers and others will be on the sides of the highways during the exercises, which are expected to go...
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Lee Rogers
Lee Rogers
April 28, 2019 - 5:17 pm
The Oconee County Coroner's Office issued the following press release Sunday: A 70 year-old Seneca man died Sunday afternoon at the Oconee Memorial Hospital emergency room. A single vehicle collision occurred at approximately 11:00 am on West Oak Highway (SC 24) east of Seneca. Johnny C. Patterson...
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Patrick Gentry
Lee Rogers
April 28, 2019 - 4:34 pm
The Geenville County Coroner's Office issued the following press release Saturday: Lashonna Bowens was an eight year old female who was an unrestrained passenger in a Dodge pick-up truck that was traveling on South Carolina Highway 418 (from the direction of US Hwy. 25 toward Forks Shoals Road) at...
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Patrick Gentry
July 03, 2018 - 12:26 pm
The South Carolina Highway Patrol says a sheriff's deputy suffered only minor injuries in a wreck along Interstate 85. News outlets reported the wreck happened around 12:15 p.m. Monday between Townville and Fair Play not far from the South Carolina-Georgia state line. Troopers say an Anderson...
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Seth Stokes
February 20, 2018 - 6:28 pm
The suspect in Saturday evening's fatal hit and run accident in Oconee County has been arrested.
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Patrick Gentry
December 30, 2017 - 1:53 pm
Some troopers in the South Carolina Highway Patrol are so concerned about the suitability of their state-issued weapons that they have begun bringing their own to work. The state Department of Public Safety wants to equip all troopers with AR-15 semiautomatic rifles. The department is asking the...
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