Fire near Townville was arson

 An investigation has disclosed that an early morning fire near Townville was deliberately set, and authorities are appealing to the public for information that can solve the crime. Fire fighters were alerted around one o’clock Monday morning to a house fire in the Timberlake One community in southern Oconee. Emergency crews found the fire quickly spreading, but were able to […]

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Slip and trip alleged at hospital

An Oconee County woman went to her local hospital with the intent to attend an educational health class, but she slipped and tripped. And now, according to the lawsuit filed in her behalf, Edna Brown Brezeale wants a jury trial to determine what damages she is owed. The lawsuit alleges that Oconee Memorial Hospital knew about and created unsafe conditions […]

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Foxwood Hills home fire

Fire late this morning damaged a home in the Foxwood Hills development on Lake Hartwell. The fire was discovered by the homeowner, as he returned to his home on the Dr. John’s Road. He noticed smoke coming from the roof and could hear the sound of the home’s smoke detectors. Fire fighters were able to put a stop to the […]

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Mobile meth lab bust in Seneca

The police in Seneca believe that the reason one white car pulled up next to another was the transport of illegal drugs. Chief John Covington says narcotics agents conducted a mobile meth lab bust at 5 o’clock yesterday afternoon in the parking lot of Ingle’s. Two people taken into custody have been identified as Victoria Michelle Alexander, 45-year old Fair […]

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West Union man arrested on multiple charges

A 20-year old West Union man has been arrested on multiple charges of burglary and larceny. In one of the crimes Brady Dale Berry is accused of burglarizing a neighbor’s home on Fernwood Drive. Arrest affidavits allege Berry entered his neighbor’s home between November 1 and December 27 while armed with a deadly weapon. He also faces a similar charge […]

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96.3/WGOG’s “Year in Review”

Depending on your viewpoint, the famous saying “Those who don’t learn from history are doomed to repeat it” could apply to what happened during 2014 in Oconee County. And 96.3/WGOG will take a look back at this year during our annual “Year in Review.” The one-half hour special will air two times between now and New Year’s Day. The first […]

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Taking the oath of office in Pickens County

Two men are set to take the oath of office next week for seats on the Pickens County Council. A ceremony, conducted by Pickens County Probate Judge Kathy Zorn, will take place at 5:30 Monday evening, January 5 in the County Council Auditorium of the Pickens County Administration Facility. Zorn will administer the oaths to Robert Ensley Feemster for County […]

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Christmas trees to be recycled

 The Hartwell and Thurmond lake project offices of the Army Corps of Engineers are accepting natural Christmas trees for recycling through February 15 at Hartwell and January 8 at Thurmond. The recycled trees will be used as fish attractors. Trees will be tied in bundles, weighted with concrete anchors, and submerged in locations with fish attractor buoys. Park ranger Jess […]

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Temporary flu visit restrictions

Greenville Health System requests that children under the age of 18 refrain from visiting hospitalized patients because of the level of flu and respiratory illnesses now in the Upstate. GHS, which includes the Oconee Memorial Hospital, is also requesting that anyone with signs of the flu, respiratory illness or cold temporarily refrain from visiting hospitalized patients. According to the most […]

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