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Phone trouble

February 11, 2013
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Oconee School District schools and offices are experiencing telephone troubles this morning. They expect to have the phones back working shortly.

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Stressful time at OSD

February 11, 2013
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The first part of the calendar year creates stress inside Oconee public school headquarters in Walhalla. The budget process makes it so, according to Dr. Mike Lucas, superintendent. At tonight’s board meeting, the administrators will propose a timeline for the process to fund the public schools during the 2013-14 year. In his blog today, Lucas…

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Woman found dead, male friend arrested

February 11, 2013
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The body of a missing Georgia woman has been found. Her boyfriend arrested and charged with murder. Franklin County Sheriff Stevie Thomas said the body of  Bonny Anne Cooper was found in a well Saturday in Canon, Georgia, not far from the home of Cooper and boyfriend Brent Schubert. “Over the course of the case…

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Officer down, suspect in custody

February 11, 2013
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Officer down, suspect in custody

Late Saturday afternoon in Seneca, an officer down and a suspect in custody. According to the police, a foot chase that ended in the yard of a home at South Sixth and Stribling succeeded in the capture of a suspect. But a policeman fell and later required an ambulance ride to the hospital. Sgt. Robbie…

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Bartee hearing concludes

February 8, 2013
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No decision was reached during a pre-trial hearing today in Anderson as to whether criminal charges against James Bartee, former candidate for Oconee Sheriff, will be dismissed or moved forward for trial, according to a court officer. Anderson Clerk of Court Richard Shirley sat in on today’s hearing in his county’s courthouse, where as many…

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This just in, from OSD!

February 8, 2013
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Oconee Sheriff Crenshaw is announcing this afternoon the selection of Jimmy Watt as his department’s public information officer. Watt has an Oconee background and is familiar to 96.3/WGOG NEWS listeners for his play-by-play on high school football and his traffic reports that are heard week days on 96.3/WGOG and WYFF TV, Greenville.

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Bartee hearing to resume

February 8, 2013
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The James Bartee hearing was scheduled to resume at this hour at Anderson. 96.3/WGOG NEWS has learned that the Bartee lawyers are making four motions for dismissal of the charges.

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Hearing late start

February 8, 2013
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The James Bartee hearing at Anderson apparently is late getting cranked up! Word out of the Anderson Courthouse is that, though the hearing had been scheduled for 10:30, it was just about to get started shortly before the noon hour.

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Project “Zeta” moves ahead

February 8, 2013
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Three days after receiving a directive from Oconee County Counci to pursue what’s believed to be a 7-employee a data center/office in Oconee the project moves forward, according to Scott Moulder. If it comes to be, County Administrator Moulder says, the employer would locate in Oconee somewhere other than the Echo Hills industrial park, which…

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OC’s Inaugural Jr. Leadership Class

February 8, 2013
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Oconee’s first Junior Leadership Class is spending the day at the Sandvik manufacturing plant near Westminster, touring the plant and listening to a variety of community representatives discuss business opportunities locally. The class is made up of 16 high school juniors. On 96.3/WGOG NEWS today, West-Oak’s Brooklyn Garrett gives her impressions of the plant tour.

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  • April 19, 2014 8:00 amBenefit Hot Dog and Yard Sale
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