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Bartee hearing concludes

February 8, 2013

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

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

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

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

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

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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Cattle make the grade

February 8, 2013

Commencement came early for a special class at Clemson University: The annual Clemson Bull Test & Heifer Sale last weekend graduated more than six dozen animals to take their place in the cattle industry. The sale at the T-Ed Garrison Livestock Arena was the culmination of a 145-day test in which the animals were constantly…

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Fundraiser for WHS band member

February 8, 2013

A third-year drummer in the Walhalla High School Marching Band will benefit from a band fundraiser to help offset medical expenses he’ll incur for treatment for a cancerous brain tumor. Alex “Skeeter” Smith’s doctors are researching to find the right surgery, the best doctor at the best location for Alex. Band supporter Nancy James is…

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Historian speaks for a second day

February 8, 2013

At two Seneca schools this morning, Rebekah Dobrasko of the S.C. State Historic Preservation Office looks forward to reciting South Carolina history from 50 years ago, when the state was forced to desegregate its public schools. Dobrasko’s audience will be grades three through five at Blue Ridge Elementary and grade five at Northside. She spent…

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Bartee hearing this morning

February 8, 2013

A courtroom in Anderson County has been reserved for a 10:30 hearing this morning for James Bartee, who ended his campaign for Oconee Sheriff last year after being arrested and charged with solicitation to commit a felony. Judge J-C Nicholson presides at this morning’s hearing. According to an announcement by the office of 10th Circuit…

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