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Basic training completed

July 1, 2013
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Air Force Airman 1st Class William Bates graduated from basic training in San Antonio, Texas. Airman Bates completed an eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies. He’s the son of Willie and Rita Bates of Walhalla and is a 2012 graduate of Walhalla High School.

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Clemson woman’s ancestor played host to Earhart

July 1, 2013
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Clemson woman’s ancestor played host to Earhart

Among the keepsakes for a long-time Clemson resident is a copy of the last known photograph of the famed aviator Amelia Earhart. Betty Higby recently showed that photograph to 96.3/WGOG NEWS and explained how her aunt, an Anderson resident, helped co-host a visit by Earhart—only days before the aviator and her navigator disappeared forever on…

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Cofferdam expert visits Five Falls area

June 29, 2013
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A cofferdam expert visits the Five Falls section of the Chattooga River today, as the Thomas Hill search operation starts to reach out to others to get new ideas. Meantime, raft-based search and dive operations are planned both today and tomorrow. Next week, some national search and rescue experts plan to visit the river area…

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City Hall roof to be fixed!

June 28, 2013
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A roofing contractor driving by the Seneca City Hall could tell just by looking there was something wrong with the City Hall roof. He reported what he saw, and that led to the city’s insurer authorizing roof repairs. After an executive session last night, the city council agreed to hire a Greenville company, Turn Key…

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BASF granted special exception

June 28, 2013
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Oconee County will make an exception to allow a manufacturer to put up a building—30 feet higher than the county’s limit. The Board of Zoning Appeals last night approved a variance to permit BASF to go forward with a 95-foot high building. The BASF plant manager, Frank Lansom-Scribner, told the board the building will house…

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A law enforcement career comes to an end

June 28, 2013
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A 28-year career as an Oconee Sheriff’s officer ends today with the retirement of Jerry Moss. He steps down as an investigator-sergeant.

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Rare time that Duncan and Obama agree

June 28, 2013
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For a rare instance, Congressman Jeff Duncan and President Barack Obama are in agreement. The issue that brings them together is the potential for the Gulf of Mexico to help meet energy needs. Duncan praised his House colleagues yesterday for passing the Outer Continental Shelf Transboundary Hydrocarbon Agreements Authorization Act. The bill allows the U-S…

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SC senators divide on immigration

June 28, 2013
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South Carolina’s U-S senators yesterday split their votes on the bill that overhauls immigration. It passed on a 68 to 32 bi-partisan vote. Lindsey Graham voted yes, but his South Carolina Republican colleague, Tim Scott, voted no. The bill provides for a military-style effort to secure the border with Mexico. It also offers citizenship to…

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Congregation told: “It’s better than you don’t understand.”

June 28, 2013
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Yesterday crews on the Chattooga River discovered a new area underneath Sockem-Dog Rapid that even some river guides didn’t know existed.“Lower flows allowed us to search in some areas of Sockem-Dog that we hadn’t been able to see with a camera before,” said Incident Commander Buck Haney. “This is a brand new area for the…

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Final OK for Seneca’s new budgets

June 28, 2013
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After last night’s City Hall meeting, a woman told the Seneca mayor, “Think of us poor folks.” Most Senecans appeared at the annual budget hearing disguised as empty chairs. Only one person spoke before the mayor and council gave their final stamp of approval to Seneca’s spending plans for the next 12 months. The largest…

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