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Attorney’s license suspended

January 24, 2013
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By order of the South Carolina Chief Justice, an Oconee County attorney’s license to practice has been placed on interim suspension. The order in the matter of Scott Christen Allmon, signed by Chief Justice Jean Toal, gives no reason for the interim suspension. Toal’s order states, “IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that respondent is hereby enjoined…

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Home burglary in broad daylight

January 24, 2013
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Someone kicked open a door at a home near Westminster, and a youngster inside jumped out of a window to escape the burglars who were twisting the knob to her locked bedroom door. The burglary occurred during the noon hour yesterday on the Seed Farm Road. The girl made good her escape by running across…

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Michelin investment at Starr

January 24, 2013
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Michelin North America announced a $200 million expansion today at its Starr manufacturing plant in Anderson County. The expansion is being pursued to increase Michelin’s output of rubber compound material used to build tires in North America. And the company expects to create more than 100 new jobs. Construction has begun on the Starr plant…

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Keowee Elementary to turn 100!

January 24, 2013
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Keowee Elementary School celebrates its 100th year during an assembly at 9 o’clock Wednesday morning, January 30. At that time, an old time capsule will be emptied and a new one filled. Former teachers, students and staff are invited. At 10 o’clock, all students gather on the athletic field to form the shape of the…

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Honor for Seneca policewoman

January 24, 2013
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Seneca patrol officer Amber Justice has been recognized as Officer of the Month for January. Justice joined the Seneca police in September 2011, and Chief John Covington says, “She has since served with distinction and has represented the department with great professionalism.” An example of that was a recent incident in a case of alleged…

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A PIO for the OSD

January 24, 2013
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A new position is being created in the Oconee County Sheriff’s Department. It’s the job of public information officer. Promising good benefits and a salary of nearly $33 thousand, the job was posted yesterday. Among the requirements: “This position serves as media liaison by handling media inquiries, writing news releases, being pro-active in social media…

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What happens when the “chill” is gone?

January 24, 2013
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The warmer-than-normal temperatures of 2012 –the fourth warmest year on record in South Carolina—signal potential challenges for growers of the state’s best known fruit. Peaches need cold weather to produce flowers and fruit. What happens when the chill is gone? “In the spring, many of us think it’s longer days and warmer temperatures that start…

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Duncan-Clinton

January 24, 2013
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As provided by his office, Congressman Jeff Duncan’s questions and comments to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton during the House Foreign Affairs Committee are being replayed today on 96.3/WGOG NEWS. The playback also features Clinton’s response.

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Moulder on parking concerns

January 24, 2013
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The more construction that takes place at or near Oconee County government facilities in Walhalla raises the question of whether parking will be adequate. In a 96.3/WGOG interview, the Oconee County Administrator Scott Moulder addresses parking for the new proposed location for the jail and a new motel nearby. Adequate parking was a major concern…

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WCA elects new officers

January 24, 2013
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Nancy Carter returns as president of Walhalla Civic Auditorium. At Tuesday’s membership meeting, officers were elected for two-year terms. Carter will be joined by 96.3/WGOG’s Kris Butts, who was named vice president and president-elect. Shelia Galloway will serve as board treasurer and Francoise Fussel returns as secretary. WCA in 2013 celebrates 10 years as a…

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