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What do the kids like most about their new school?

July 31, 2015

On a blistering, hot summer’s day, with nearly three weeks of summer play remaining, Walhalla Municipal Pool was filled with swimmers.  Meantime, some of the teachers for the swimmers were busy behind their desks preparing for August 18 and the start of school.  Some Walhalla High students who’ve seen the new school they’ll be attending…

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Question points to the “elephant in the room”

July 31, 2015

Everything seemed to be going smoothly on one of the Seneca Rotary Club’s tours of the new WalhallaHigh School when one Rotarian asked a question to which a school district official begged off.  After seeing some of the impressive features that $54 million dollars buys, the Rotarian’s question was, “This is built for Tamassee-SalemHigh School…

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Programming announcement

July 31, 2015

This is a weekend for change at WGOG.  We will go off the air temporarily at midnight tonight and return to the air some time Saturday afternoon.  And, when we return, WGOG can be found on the FM dial at 101.7.  That’s 101.7.  

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Shoplifting investigations net two arrests

July 31, 2015

Investigations have led to a pair of arrests in separate shopliftings at the Wal-Mart near Seneca.  Oconee Sheriff’s Office reports the arrests of Phillip James Manley II of Utica and Jasmine Lizette Isom of Anderson.  Manley, 26 years old, is charged July 21 with shoplifting items worth $225.62.  Isom, 24 years old, is accused in…

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Boil water advisory covers Ashley Estates

July 31, 2015

          Residents of Clemson’s Ashley Estates are under a boil water advisory this morning as the result of low pressure caused by a water main break.  Before using water for drinking or cooking, Ashley Estates customers should boil their water vigorously for at least one full minute.  Any ice made from…

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A look by Seneca at the new Walhalla school

July 30, 2015

Even before today’s tour finished, the reviews from a group of Senecans about Walhalla’s new high school were commendatory.  The Seneca Rotarians were impressed with what they saw in a tour of the sprawling high school complex on highway 11.  The tours were led by Joe Rukat and Richard Alexander of the OconeeSchool District.  There…

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Accused bank robber arraigned

July 30, 2015

The U-S District Court in Greenville arraigned a Mountain Rest man accused of bank robbery in May near Seneca.  In today’s proceeding, a court officer tells us, there was no change in the bond for defendant Jesse Ray Pate.  He’s charged with the May 19 robbery at Community First Bank on the Sandifer Boulevard.  

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Two councilmen to make Hilton Head meet

July 30, 2015

Two Oconee County council members are headed to the cost this weekend for the annual conference of the South Carolina Association of Counties.  Paul Cain of District Three and Joel Thrift of District Four are registered at the Hilton Head Mariott for a conference of meetings that are described as “a dynamic educational experience with…

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Streetscape enters new phase

July 30, 2015

For those looking for a little giddyap to Walhalla Streetscape, the appearance today of a concrete truck was a welcome sight.  The truck poured concrete for the new curb and sidewalk on Main Street, between Tugaloo and College.

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Pedestrian hurt near Wahalla Pool

July 30, 2015

A pedestrian has been hurt in an accident shortly after 1:30 this afternoon.  The police say that at the corner of W. Main and S. Maple the accident occurred involving a man and a truck attempting a turn.  The injufred pedestrian has been identified to 96.3/WGOG NEWS as an adult male swimmer, in a bathing…

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  • July 31, 2015 5:00 pmChristmas in July to support Heath's Haven
  • July 31, 2015 7:00 pmConservation Theory in Concert
  • July 31, 2015 8:00 pmSummer Square Dancing at Oconee State Park
  • August 2, 2015 7:00 pmLife Tree Cafe
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