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Newspaperman reflects back on murder trial

April 16, 2014
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Murder cases are not uncommon in the Florida’s Gulf Coast area of Sarasota. But it’s rare for the defense to argue temporary insanity for its client. This is the day after a jury there found Oconee County resident Michael Rice guilty on all counts in the shooting death of Philippe Nahon in 2012 at an…

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Does Paul Cain still have a chance May 20?

April 16, 2014
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Paul Cain lost the special Oconee Republican primary April 1 for Seat Three, Oconee County Council. However, from information received by 96.3/WGOG NEWS, Cain could still win on a write-in during the special May 20 general election. Cain’s opponent, Andy Inabinet, goes into next month’s…

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Hands-free now the law

April 16, 2014
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In Oconee County, you may continue to drive and talk on the phone, but your portable device must be hands-free. After a public hearing, the county council last night adopted a distracted driving law that forbids the use of cell phones, including texting, throughout the…

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Hiker hurt on the Foothills Trail

April 16, 2014
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Rescuers from two states are coming to aid of a hiker at this hour on the Foothills Trail. Scott Krein, director of Oconee Emergency Services, says the hiker is believed…

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New CU Prez. to be installed

April 16, 2014
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Dr. James Clements will be installed as the 15th president of Clemson University Friday, May 9—the day for the spring commencement ceremonies. University presidential inaugurations typically are stand-alone events. But…

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Smith to retire June 30

April 16, 2014
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Health issues are pushing up David Smith’s plans to retire as Westminster city administrator. The mayor and council have accepted Smith’s plans to retire June 30. In the meantime, about…

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  • April 14, 2014 2:00 pmSpring into the Library at the OCPL’s Westminster Branch
  • April 17, 2014 9:00 amBlue Ridge Bank Bake Sale to Benefit The March of Dimes
  • April 19, 2014 8:00 amBenefit Hot Dog and Yard Sale
  • April 19, 2014 9:00 amOconee County Democratic Party's Breakfast Meeting
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