Princeton hoopster makes stop at 96.3/WGOG

A small car from small town Oklahoma pulled up at 96.3/WGOG … and out stepped Princeton University basketball player Clay Wilson. He’s in Walhalla to visit relatives, including his aunt Ann Anderson, 96.3/WGOG account executive. Just-graduated from Princeton, Wilson finished four years athletic eligibility as a 6-3 shooting/point guard for the Tigers. He has hired an agent and soon hopes […]

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More downtown student housing

More student housing is on the horizon for downtown Clemson. During a special meeting next week, the city council will consider second reading of an ordinance to rezone nearly three and a quarter acres on the east side of Earle and Fendley streets. The requested change is from multi-family residential to planned development for Collegiate Housing. The meeting is planned […]

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Community priorities stressed in new budget

The new budget in place for Westminster is a spending document that Mayor Rick McCormick believes focuses on community priorities and special performance goals and measures for individual departments. Revenues and expenses are aligned in a format to better communicate spending items and how they relate to the past. Among the funded projects is the completion of the Cobb Bridge […]

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A scholarship offer by Southern Wesleyan

Southern Wesleyan University at Central is offering full tuition scholarships for the children of an employee who was one of the victims in last week’s church shootings in Charleston. The scholarships are extended to the four children of  DePayne Milddleton-Doctor. She was employed at the university’s Charleston learning center as an admissions coordinator. She was also a 1994 Southern Wesleyan […]

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Her name is Caroline Warner

Honea Path native Caroline Warner has joined the Oconee Economic Alliance as Marketing and Research Manager. Warner’s immediate background included independent social media consultant and Marketing Coordinator for the South Carolina Festival of Flowers in Greenwood. In her new job, Warner is to play an important role in the creative and business development efforts of the county’s Economic Alliance.

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Blackhawk chopper to rescue of injured hiker

A National Guard Blackhawk helicopter swooped in to help in the rescue yesterday of an injured hiker. Rescuers were sent to the Musterground area near the Bad Creek hydro project in Oconee County for an injured hiker three miles into remote wilderness on the Foothills Trail. The rescue party hiked an hour and a half to reach the hiker and […]

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Shelby Jean Long Albertson

Shelby Jean Long Albertson, 77, of 211 Chartwell Point Road, Seneca, SC  29672 died Wednesday at Oconee Memorial Hospital.  She was the widow of Robert Gerald Albertson. A graveside service will be 11 a-m Saturday at Oconee Memorial Park.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Judge Children’s Research Hospital via www.stjude.org.  Davenport Funeral Home is in […]

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Does the flag stay or does it go?

A Republican state lawmaker from Greer, Representative Phyllis Henderson, is asking constituents to tell her whether they favor allowing the Confederate flag to fly on the grounds of the State House or whether it should not. It’s an online survey. Henderson calls attention to the events of last week.

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Hugh Francis Ables

Hugh Francis Ables, 83, died Wednesday at GHS Cottingham House.  He was the husband of Betty Rogers Ables.  Mr. Ables owned and operated Sunny Brite Eggs in Seneca and served on both the Oconee School Board and the County Council.  A memorial service will be held at 11 a-m Saturday at Seneca Baptist Church.  The family receives friends from 10 […]

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