Jenny Wood

Jenny Faye Wood, 72, of 106 B Field Village Drive, Seneca died Wednesday at Oconee Memorial Hospital.  The funeral will 2 pm Monday from the Chapel of Sandifer Funeral Home.  Burial follows in Beaverdam Baptist Church Cemetery.  The family receives friends from 1-2 pm prior at Sandifer Funeral Home.  The family is at the home her niece, Betty Wood, 1005 […]

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Christmas night fire

One person suffered burns to the arms and legs in a Christmas night garage fire.  Charlie King, Oconee Fire Chief, said the injured person suffered those burns while trying to put out the fire on Fernwood Drive near Davis Mill Road. VKFacebookTwitterGoogle+

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Elaine Harris

Mildred Elaine Harris, 69, of 209 Carolyn Drive, Clinton died Saturday at Laurens County Memorial Hospital.  The funeral will be 11 am Monday at from the Chapel of Sandifer Funeral Home.  Burial follows in First Baptist Memorial Park.  The family receives friends from 10 am, prior to the service at the funeral home.  Family members are at their homes. Flowers […]

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Arrest made in summer time crime

Kristopher O'Neal Justus

A pickup truck was stolen last summer near West Union.  Two days later the 1985 Dodge Ram was found in Stephens County, Georgia.  Last Wednesday the Oconee Sheriff’s Office reported the arrest of Kristopher O’Neal Justus of the Burns Mill Road, West Union on the charge of grand larceny.  The 30-year old Justus is accused of taking the truck August […]

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Re-surfacing and re-habilitating the state’s roads

On the drawing table in the New Year are plans to re-surface and re-habilitate several state roads and highways across Oconee County.  South Carolina 24 and the secondary 488-the Wells Highway near Seneca are among the highways that will see improvement.  Josh Makison, resident construction engineer for the DOT, says some contracts have already been issued.  Others are pending the […]

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Final block demolition to start Monday

Weather permitting, crews will be back on the job at Walhalla Streetscape on Monday.  The contractor’s plan is to start the last block demolition—on the south side of Main Street between Ann and Spring.  While work is idle over Christmas and the weekend, Hutch ‘N Son will monitor the condition of the streets and the traffic devices.   VKFacebookTwitterGoogle+

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Jesse Eugene Mulkey

Jesse Eugene Mulkey, 33, of 250 Butts Farm Road, Westminster died Sunday.  He was the husband of Alicia Dickert Mulkey.  The funeral will be 11 am Thursday at Holly Springs Baptist Church with burial to follow in the church cemetery.  The family receives friends from 10-11 am prior to the service at the church.  Flowers accepted.  Memorial donations may be […]

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The Temptin’ T’s to Seneca!

A decision has been made to pursue the famed 1960s Motown group The Temptations as the featured act for Seneca Fest during Memorial Day weekend next year.  The selection of the Temptations was announced during a meeting of the city Events Committee–a meeting that lasted two minutes.  The committee action is a recommendation, to be voted on by the full […]

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101.7/WGOG takes a look back!

Like most years, 2015 was a year of accomplishment, joy and sadness throughout Oconee County.  And 101.7/WGOG will highlight the year in local news during our annual “Year in Review.”  This year’s program will air at 11 o’clock on Thursday, December 31—New Year’s Eve. VKFacebookTwitterGoogle+

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“Stuck” in a warm weather pattern

Our weather is not the type we would normally expect to be talking about this time of year.  The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg tells us that we are in the throws of an unusual pattern in which lots of rain and spring-like temperatures are forecast the next several days.  Meteorologist John Tomko calls it a warm weather pattern that […]

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