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Arrest made in Salem store burglary

May 16, 2014

A broken window at Salem’s Dollar General Store, found early Wednesday morning, has led to the arrest of a 19-year old man. Police Chief Dave Poulson says his department used video evidence to help charge Randal Hugh Ramey of the Wander Road with burglary second degree and petty larceny. After finding the store front window…

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Multiple charges against 37-year old Oconeean

May 16, 2014

With the help of the Seneca police, Oconee sheriff’s officers arrested Timothy Howard Elrod at a Seneca apartment complex on multiple charges. Those charges against the 37-year old Elrod, resident of the Old Clemson Highway, include burglary, larceny and weapons. According to the Sheriff’s Office, they arose from a burglary this month at a home…

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Drug crackdown in the Upstate

May 16, 2014

Announcements in Pickens and Columbia today of arrests and indictments in a couple of drug trafficking operations across Upstate South Carolina counties. Attorney General Alan Wilson announced 35 people indicted in marijuana and prescription drug trafficking operation and 17 in a methamphetamine operation. Among those indicted by the state grand jury are four Oconee County…

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Inabinet pulls out!

May 16, 2014

Andy Inabinet announced late this morning his withdrawal from this year’s elections to decide the next Oconee County councilman from District Three. He released this statement: “It is with much heartache and sorrow that I announce I am resigning from my campaign for Oconee County Council District 3 seat. Over the past few weeks my…

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Amenity added to the Foothills Trail

May 16, 2014

South Carolina’s first long-distance hiking trail has a new amenity that’s going to be helpful for many of the hikers who set out for a mountain walk between the Oconee and Table Rock state parks. State leaders, state park officials, and several hiking enthusiasts turned out for a ceremony to cut the ribbon to an…

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Corbeil: Cammick jobs plan not needed

May 16, 2014

Paul Corbeil says the jobs plan that Edda Cammick says she’s working on is not needed by Oconee County. At last night’s forum Corbeil, the incumbent from Council District One, said the county has a strategic plan which addresses the need for economic development which creates jobs. But his opponent, Cammick, said Corbeil’s attitude about…

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Pritchett completes training

May 16, 2014

Army National Guard Pvt. Brian Pritchett has graduated from basic military training at Fort Benning, Georgia. He’s the son of Kimberly and Brian Pritchett of West Union.. Pvt. Pritchett is is a 2013 graduate of Walhalla High.

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Does Oconee County Council really listen?

May 16, 2014

Oconee County Council holds regular listening sessions with its constituents. But does the council really listen? The challenger this year in District One, Edda Cammick, claims when she sits in the audience she detects “a bunch of blank stares.” But the man she seeks to unseat says it’s not so. And, for his part, incumbent…

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No Flea Market today!

May 16, 2014

Because of our live coverage this afternoon of Furman Paladins baseball, 96.3/WGOG’s Flea Market will not be heard. Flea Market returns at its regular time Monday.

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Former mayor: What about Salem?

May 16, 2014

After moderator Brad Norton went through pages of prepared questions, it came time for audience questions. A former mayor was at the ready. Thurmond Coward wanted to know what Paul Corbeil and Edda Cammick would do to help Salem tap onto its potential for increased tourism. Coward began with Corbeil, noting that the District One…

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  • October 24, 2014The Emerson Rose Heart Foundation’s 4th Annual Golf Tournamen
  • October 25, 2014 10:00 amCORVETTES AT TAMASSEE DAR School
  • October 25, 2014 4:00 pmWestminster First Baptist Church's Trunk or Treat
  • October 26, 2014 10:00 amMonti Vista Baptist Church's Homecoming
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