Tracking Santa’s route to your home!

Many children across the globe will be watching and waiting tomorrow night for Santa to arrive with much anticipated toys and gifts. And that means most children will be too excited to go to sleep.Parents can help their kids track Santa as he travels across the skies tomorrow night by going on line to the NORAD official Santa tracker at […]

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“Significant hole” on bridge deck

South Carolina Department of Transportation says there is an emergency lane closure today on Interstate-95 at mile marker 175. What the DOT terms “a significant hole in the bridge deck” over the Big Pee Dee River will require repairs that are expected to be completed today. For more information, the public may contact District Engineering Administrator Dennis Townsend at (843) […]

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Guard trips return from overseas

Troops from the National Guard unit based out of Toccoa, Georgia are returning home. Toccoa’s WNEG reports that a return ceremony for troops from the 876th Engineering Company is scheduled for this evening.876th Engineering Company Family Readiness Group Chair Amanda Isreal says that the ceremony, where the soldiers will be re-united with their families is scheduled for 6 p.m. tonight […]

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Stegall and Davis awarded during Christmas party

Special awards were handed out during this year’s Christmas party for the Westminster Fire Department.  Fire fighter Leslie “Junior” Stegall received “Firefighter of the Year.”  Voted on by all department members, this award is reserved for the one who shows leadership, dedication, heroism, integrity, time and service to both the department and the community.  Stegall’s colleague, Brandon Davis, received the […]

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76-year old was pedestrian fatality

An elderly Seneca man, on the way to a medical appointment, was the victim this morning of a truck-pedestrian accident on 123—the main highway artery between Seneca and Clemson. Coroner Karl Addis said the accident that took the life of pedestrian Franklin G. Hester occurred in the west bound lanes of the highway. Hester was 76 years old. Addis said […]

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Fatal accident leaves road closures

This morning’s fatal traffic accident on 123 near Clemson has left road closures, and motorists headed in the vicinity of 123 and Davis Creek Road are being encouraged by Oconee Emergency Services to avoid the area for the time being. The accident, around 6 this morning, is believed to have involved a pedestrian. There are no other confirmed details at […]

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Government offices to follow holiday schedule

City and county government offices will follow a Christmas holiday schedule. Sanitation pickup normally scheduled for tomorrow and Thursday in Walhalla will take place instead on Friday. Oconee County government offices will be closed Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. All solid waste facilities are open today, but are closed on Wednesday and Thursday. The county’s public libraries are closed for the […]

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Accident near Clemson

State troopers report a section of 123 on the Oconee County side of Clemson is blocked to traffic this morning. According to information received by 96.3/WGOG NEWS, a pedestrian accident has occurred not far from the traffic light intersection of 123 and Davis Creek Road.

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