WGOG to air Year in Review

  For many reasons, 2016 will go down as a year to be remembered.  Our review of the year’s local and area news highlights will be presented twice over the next week.  Stories and events such as a school shooting, the aftermath of a police shooting, and the creation of a new kind of school in Salem are among the […]

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Cain would relinquish chair if….

Seneca’s Paul Cain says he would be willing to step aside as Oconee County Council chairman if someone else on the council would like the duty as the council member who presides at meetings and is looked to as a spokesman for the five-member body.  Cain is completing his first year as chairman, and the council is set to re-organize […]

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Shoplifter takes high tech item

Authorities are stepping up their investigation of a theft two weeks ago at the Wal-Mart near Seneca.  On Saturday, December 10 a female left all points of sale without paying for a Garmin GPS valued at more than $150 dollars.  The Oconee Sheriff’s Office has released a video shot of the suspected thief and is requesting the public’s help to […]

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Charles Edward Alexander

Salem, SC— Charles Edward Alexander, 70, husband of Janice Elaine White Alexander, of 134 Stamp Creek Road, Salem, passed away Tuesday, December 20, 2016, at his home. Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 AM, Friday, December 23, 2016, at Davenport Funeral Home with burial to follow at Oconee Memorial Park. Flowers are accepted. The family is at the home.

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Erie Faye Weeks

Fair Play, SC— Erie Faye Meeks, 48, wife of Brian Meeks, of 223 Starlight Lane, Fair Play, passed away Tuesday, December 20, 2016, at AnMed Health Medical Center.  Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 PM, Friday, December 23, 2016, at Davenport Funeral Home Chapel. The family will receive friends from 1:00-2:00 PM, Friday, prior to the service at Davenport Funeral […]

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Katherine Suzanne Palmer

Walhalla, SC— Katherine Suzanne Palmer, 66, of 418 East Wesley Street, Walhalla, passed away Sunday, December 18, 2016, at her home. The family will receive friends from 3:00-5:00 PM, Friday, December 23, 2016, at Davenport Funeral Home. Flowers are accepted or memorials may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project at support.woundedwarriorproject.org.   The family is at the home.    

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Herbert Stanley Barber

Barber, Herbert Stanley – 89, passed away Friday, December 16, at his home in Walhalla, S.C. Born June 1, 1927 in Kissimmee, FL.  Memorial service is scheduled for Saturday, December 31, at 2:00 p.m., at the Salem Seventh Day Adventist Church.  Davenport Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

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Joy Louise Faulkenberry

Seneca – Joy Louise Faulkenberry, 54, of 314 Mary Sue Lane, passed away Wednesday, December 21, 2016 at Self Regional Hospital in Greenwood. A memorial service will be held 2 pm, Monday, December 26, 2016 at Seneca Church of God.  The family will receive friends from 1-2 prior at the church. The family is at the residence. In lieu of […]

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Sex assault alleged at charter school

A sexual assault, alleged to have take place at the new school in Salem, resulted in the arrest today of an 18-year old man.  The Oconee Sheriff’s Office announced the arrest of Edward Micajah Alexander (right) of North Little River Road on the charge of criminal sexual conduct with a minor – 2nd degree.   Sgt. Tim Rice, the Child/Elder abuse […]

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