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‘Count the Light’ night at Clemson

June 26, 2015

‘The Vanishing Firefly Project at Clemson University hosts the first of two “Count the Light” nights tomorrow night at the South Carolina Botanical Garden to give the public a chance to count fireflies together and help researchers see if their numbers are declining. “Count the Light” will be 8 to 9:30 p-m. A second count…

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Oconee County prayer vigil

June 26, 2015

Plans were announced this morning for an Oconee County prayer vigil to remember the victims and their families of the Charleston church shootings. The Oconee Branch of the NAACP and the Seneca River Baptist Association invite the public for the vigil at 6 o’clock Sunday night at the Family Life Center in Seneca. A birthday…

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Day time crime on Rock Crusher Road

June 26, 2015

A Walhalla area woman is charged this week with burglarizing a neighbor’s home. Law enforcement authorities list the charges against April Michelle Norton as simple larceny and non-violent burglary second degree in the Sheriff’s Office investigation at 306 Rock Crusher Road. The 33-year old Norton was arrested yesterday. According to a deputy, the homeowner returned and noticed…

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Alexander at funeral for slain colleague

June 26, 2015

Oconee-Pickens Senator Thomas Alexander knew Clementa Pinckney and mourns the loss of his Senate colleague from Charleston. And the Port City is where Alexander is today for the funeral for Pinckney. It’s a service at which President Obama will deliver the eulogy.

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Princeton hoopster makes stop at 96.3/WGOG

June 26, 2015
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…

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More downtown student housing

June 26, 2015

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…

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Community priorities stressed in new budget

June 26, 2015

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…

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A scholarship offer by Southern Wesleyan

June 26, 2015

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…

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Her name is Caroline Warner

June 26, 2015

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…

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Blackhawk chopper to rescue of injured hiker

June 26, 2015
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…

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Calendar

  • July 1, 2015 7:00 pmMountain Heart Free Concert
  • July 1, 2015 7:00 pmVBS at Church of Christ, Lavonia
  • July 3, 2015 8:00 pmSummer Square Dancing at Oconee State Park
  • July 5, 2015 7:00 pmLife Tree Cafe
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