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$10 thousand verdict returned

April 10, 2014

A jury at Walhalla returned a verdict of $10 thousand dollars in favor of the plaintiff in a civil suit alleging breach of contract. The Common Pleas jury award this week goes to Scott Anderson. Defendant in the case was John Kaderabek.  

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State rests in Senecan’s murder trial in Florida

April 10, 2014

The State of Florida has rested in its case against a young Seneca man charged in the shooting death in 2012 of a man at a hotel along Florida’s Gulf coast. A reporter covering the trial of defendant Michael Rice for the North Port Sun, Drew Winchester, told 96.3/WGOG NEWS this morning that the defense…

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Scholarships transform student’s life

April 10, 2014

In 2009 Savannah, Georgia native Lindsey Morris was awarded full academic and athletic scholarships and headed to the University of Delaware. The goal was to study equine medicine and compete as a member of the university’s rowing team. Then life – and circumstances beyond her control that she never saw coming – happened. A year…

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Meeting called off

April 10, 2014

Today’s meeting of the Oconee Arts and Historical Commission has been cancelled, according to an announcement by the county PRT.

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Teenagers to test their biology knowledge

April 10, 2014

About 530 students from middle and high schools across South Carolina will come to Clemson University tomorrow to compete in the annual Biology Merit Exam. The event was established in 1979 to give students a “sneak peak” at college life and experience how science can be fun. The event provides a chance for students to…

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Chase UPDATE

April 10, 2014

At this hour, Oconee sheriff’s officers continue to look for a 27-year old man who is their suspect in a stolen vehicle case. The pursuit of that individual, identified by the Sheriff’s Office as Curtis Justin Bearden, ended with an accident this morning near Seneca, on the Dave Nix Road. The Sheriff’s Office hopes members…

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Graham shows frustration during Senate hearing

April 10, 2014

U-S Senator Lindsey Graham questioned Dr. Ernest Moniz, Secretary of Energy, about the Obama administration’s decision to put the MOX facility at Savannah River Site in ‘cold standby.” Graham opposes the decision, and he showed his frustration with the DOE secretary during the hearing. Their exchange is being replayed today on 96.3/WGOG NEWS.

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Chase near Seneca this morning

April 10, 2014

The investigation of a stolen vehicle case developed into a chase this morning near Seneca and the apparent wreck of the car the deputy was chasing. The accident scene is Return community—Sam Brown Road and Dave Nix Road. Sheriff Mike Crenshaw said one of his deputies spotted the suspect stolen car and tried to stop…

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Two cars collide on 28 at W. Halfway Branch Road

April 9, 2014

A noon hour accident today mid way between Seneca and Walhalla involved two cars—one of which came in contact with a natural gas line. That necessitated a call for crews from Fort Hill Natural Gas. One of those involved in the accident was making arrangements to go to the hospital in a private vehicle. The…

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OSD recommended for re-accreditation

April 9, 2014

Oconee public schools may let out a satisfied breath of relief on hearing the news this afternoon that the district is being recommended for re-accreditation. It was evident during a special presentation to the county school trustees that a visit by a group of outside professional evaluators went swimmingly well. A former Asheville, North Carolina…

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Calendar

  • October 22, 2014 10:00 amPreserving 101 for Beginners at the Salem Branch of the OCPL
  • 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
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