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Power outages in Westminster

January 10, 2014

A downed line at 5 this morning has led to power outages in Westminster. The line fell at E. Main and Robin Road.

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SRO’s walking tour reaches Clinton

January 9, 2014

An Oconee deputy who, during his spare time, is taking a walk across South Carolina says by last weekend he reached Clinton, which puts him 66 miles from the State Capitol in Columbia. From the mountains to Columbia is the first leg of Norman Dukes’ trip. He’s wearing down shoe leather and putting a strain…

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Banker to chair OC’S new economic effort

January 9, 2014

An Oconee banker today took the helm of the new vessel that’ll chart the county’s hopes for economic prosperity into 2014 and beyond. Blue Ridge Bank’s Glenn Buddin was elected chairman as a part of a slate of officers for the new Oconee Economic Alliance, which is replacing the county’s Economic Development Commission. Joining Buddin…

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Pendleton man looks to move on up!

January 9, 2014
Pendleton man looks to move on up!

Pendleton resident Gary Burgess Sr. has chosen Martin Luther King Day this month to make his official announcement that he’ll be a candidate this year to become next South Carolina State Superintendent of Education. Burgess serves on the Anderson County Board of Education and holds the board office of secretary. He intends to be a…

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The latest on those electric buses

January 9, 2014

A meeting tomorrow could be critical in knowing when Seneca’s four electric-powered buses will officially be placed into service. The debut day was to have been this past Monday, but problems with at least one charging station changed that. On 96.3/WGOG NEWS, Seneca’s Ed Halbig today discusses the latest development and insists he’s confident that…

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96.3/WGOG NEWS correction!

January 9, 2014

Here is a 96.3/WGOG NEWS correction. Everyone may attend next week’s annual members’ meeting of the Oconee Joint Regional Sewer Authority, but the meal part of the meeting is available only for invited attendees. We regret our earlier error which made it appear that the meal part of it was available for everyone. The annual…

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Libraries to apply for 1-cent tax

January 9, 2014

Oconee library leaders will submit their official request to be among the recipients of the proposed one-cent local sales tax. Once the final numbers are adjusted, they plan to turn in their application this afternoon—in advance of next week’s deadline, as set by the county Capital Project Sales Tax Commission. In a vote yesterday, the…

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Pickens County traffic fatality

January 9, 2014

A 22-year old resident of Piedmont died yesterday in a Pickens County traffic accident. Coroner Kandy Kelley said Armantia Asaad Wright was an unrestrained driver in an accident around 1:45 a-m on highway 93.

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Remember the senior in your neighborhood

January 8, 2014

In times of temperature drops and power outages, Senior Solutions is requesting that you take the time to assure the welfare of the elderly—-especially those adults vulnerable to hypothermia and sickness. Senior Solutions urges you to go to the home of a senior to make sure he or she has working heat, proper clothing, food…

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Traffic collision fatality

January 8, 2014

One person has died in a Pickens County traffic crash, apparently near Liberty. The state patrol reports the accident occurred this morning on SC 93 at Quarry Road.

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Calendar

  • September 6, 2014Calling All Christians to Unite in Prayer
  • September 7, 2014 7:00 pmOconee County Baptist Camp Meeting Under the Tent
  • September 11, 2014 9:00 amFriends of the Library Monthly Book Sale
  • September 13, 2014Calling All Christians to Unite in Prayer
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