What do you have planned for the 4th?

Expect the lakes and other recreation spots to be full during the July 4 weekend.  There are several events associated with recognition of the birth of the U-S.  They include activities for kids, music and fireworks 6:30 to 10 o’clock Sunday evening in Walhalla. Seneca is planning a July 4th celebration at Gignilliat Field, with the Catalinas to entertain.   Salem […]

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July 4 closings

All Oconee County solid waste facilities will be closed Monday. Tri-County Technical College will be closed Monday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day.   College offices will re-open Tuesday, July 5, at 8 a.m.   VKFacebookTwitterGoogle+

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Extra officers on duty during 4th of July weekend

Extra officers will be on duty to help the Oconee Sheriff’s Office ensure that the holiday weekend is safe for everyone.  “The Sheriff’s Office will have our dispatch fully staffed and ready to accept calls for service as we do every day of the year,” says Sheriff Mike Crenshaw.  “If someone needs our deputies to respond to their location to […]

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Developer dismissed as defendant in civil case

One of the defendants in a civil lawsuit alleging negligence at an apartment complex near Clemson University has been dismissed from the case.  An order signed this week by 10th Circuit Judge Scott Sprouse dismisses realtor/developer Tom Winkopp as one of four defendants named in a suit filed for Theodore Padussis, a Maryland resident, who lived at the High Pointe […]

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Mega Millions drawing

With no winner, the Mega Millions jackpot climbed to $415 million for today’s draw.  According to the South Carolina Education Lottery, it has been almost three years since Mega Million has reached the $415 million mark.  In last night’s drawing, South Carolinians won prizes ranging from $1 dollar to $5 thousand.  To win the jackpot, however, a South Carolinian had […]

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Pickens beekeeper wins Farmer of the Year

A beekeeper from Pickens, Kerry Owen, has been named the 2016 South Carolina Swisher Sweets/Sunbelt Expo Farmer of the Year.  The honor for Owen is considered by a Clemson Extension agent as a sign of South Carolina’s agricultural diversity.  Owen has been a beekeeper for 17 years and raises honeybees on 26 farms.  He credits the Clemson Cooperative Extension Service […]

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Murder defendant loses fight against extradition

A Greenwood man has lost his fight against extradition and finds himself held in the Oconee Detention Center, where he is to await trial on a charge of murder last year near Seneca.  The Oconee Sheriff’s Office announces that Dw’Ntraquis Rashaad Campbell was transferred to the county jail Wednesday from the Mecklenburg County jail in North Carolina.  The Oconee Sheriff’s […]

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Too early to set Solicitor’s staff

  David Wagner says it’s too early for him to decide who will staff the offices of Oconee and Anderson Solicitor.  Wagner is coming off a decisive win in a two-county vote Tuesday to send him into the top prosecutor’s position in the 10th Circuit.  Wagner reminded 101.7/WGOG NEWS that though he faces no ballot opposition in this year’s General […]

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