Medical transport for wreck victim

A car, a van and a pickup truck collided early yesterday afternoon near Seneca. The accident resulted in the temporary shut down of South Carolina 59 near the city limit and the air flight transport of one of the drivers. State troopers say 60-year old Seneca resident Gary L. Alexander required a helicopter flight to be treated for injuries. Troopers […]

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Fire and EMS roll to apartment

Public safety responders went to the aid of an apartment dweller near Seneca.  One responsder told 96.3/WGOG NEWS that the man at Pelham Creek Road apartment was being attended for medical problems as the result of an apparent cooking accident this morning around 9 o’clock.

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A new way to follow Seneca City Council!

Starting soon a new way to follow Seneca City Council. Video equipment is being installed in the council chambers to allow a recording to be played back by cable television. Joel Seavey, clerk-treasurer, also says the video recordings will be streamed live, so that Senecans and others interested may follow them by computer and a link on the city’s website.

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Lake Keowee boat fire

96.3/WGOG NEWS has received word of a boat fire this morning at a marina belonging to the Cliffs home development on Lake Keowee.  Having occurred on the Pickens County side of Lake Keowee, the Keowee Vineyard Fire Department responded.

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Be careful on South Carolina 107!

State troopers reported accidents this morning on 107–a northern Oconee County state highway.  Two accident occurred there within 45 minutes and both resulted in injuries to some or all of those persons involved.  The first accident occurred at 107 and SC 130.  The second was on 107 at Fish Hatchery Road.

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20-year old man ID’d as wanted suspect

 A 20-year old man near Seneca was identified today by the Oconee Sheriff’s Office as a suspect wanted in a series of crimes on Doyle Drive near the Hopewell Baptist Church. According to the Sheriff’s Office, Michael Andrew Poole Jr. of Owens Road is wanted by deputies regarding three incidents—burglary, vehicle break-in, and possession of a stolen car. Investigators say […]

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Thirft: I-85 corridor “very appealing”

At times, relations among Oconee’s policymakers and the authority that provides sewer have been frayed. But all was good today, as partnership was demonstrated as the Joint Regional Sewer Authority turned over a check worth $960 thousand to the Oconee County Council. The funds are to help pay the bills for the first part of the county’s “Sewer South” venture […]

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