Blog Archives

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…

Read more »

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…

Read more »

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…

Read more »

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…

Read more »

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.

Read more »

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…

Read more »

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.

Read more »

All-time record for winter energy use

January 8, 2014

For winter power use, Duke Energy companies report all-time records. And Duke is thanking customers who have conserved during the extreme weather event. Those cutbacks have helped ease the burden on the utility system. For Duke Energy Carolinas, a new winter usage peak of 5,105 megawatt-hours was set yesterday in the hour ending at 8…

Read more »

Job fair and training expo Friday

January 8, 2014

Help will be available Friday at the Pendleton campus of Tri-County Tech for the unemployed and under-employed. A job fair and training expo arranged by the college and local SC Works Centers will run 9 a-m to noon in the Industrial and Business Development Center. Participants get the chance to meet and interview with area…

Read more »

Leaks countywide, schools not spared

January 8, 2014

Home and business owners across Oconee County are fretting over water leaks, now that the temperatures are slowly beginning their climb. And the public schools are not spared. Crews have encountered leaks that have damaged district property, including the field house at West-Oak High School. Dr. Michael Thorsland, assistant superintendent for operations, estimated the field…

Read more »

Weather

Calendar

  • September 22, 2014 6:00 pmBrasstown Baptist Church's Revival
  • September 23, 2014 9:00 amSafe Harbor Invitational Golf Tournament
  • September 23, 2014 11:00 amLeague of Women Voters of the Clemson Area National Voter Registration Day
  • September 25, 2014 3:00 pmTHORback Thursday
AEC v1.0.4