Bloodmobile makes Walhalla stop

You can make a gift of life this afternoon at Walhalla. The Blood Connection will stage its bloodmobile in front of Walhalla’s First Citizens Bank where it will accept blood donations between 2 and 5 o’clock. The Blood Connection tries to collect more than 400 units of blood each day. VKFacebookTwitterGoogle+

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I-85 accident

An accident reported I-85 northbound between the three and four mile marker in Oconee County has left a section of the interstate blocked to traffic. State troopers logged the accident shortly before 5:30 this morning. No injuries reported. VKFacebookTwitterGoogle+

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Project “May” ‘Day’ for Oconee

According to the top economic development recruiter, tomorrow will be a red-letter day in Oconee County. For, at 11 tomorrow morning, there will be announcement that a mainstay member of the county’s industrial community will construct two new buildings—one of them to serve as its North American headquarters. Richard Blackwell of Oconee Economic Alliance confirmed to 96.3/WGOG NEWS this afternoon […]

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What to take to the polls?

You’ve heard the expression, “Don’t leave home without it.”  In South Carolina, “it” applies to a photo ID when voting.  All voters wishing to cast ballots Tuesday next week in the state’s primary elections must display a photo identification–whether it’s a driver’s license, DMV ID card or a U-S passport.  Another factoid to which the state Election Commission calls attention […]

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“Strange noise” was the theft of camper trailer

A 31-year old Oconee County man has been arrested by the Seneca police and charged with stealing a 26-foot camper trailer at 2:45 in the morning. According to law enforcement records, Terence Leroy Johnson of Durham Brown Road was charged with grand larceny early yesterday at 80 N. Cherry Street. The police investigated an incident in which a strange noise […]

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A word or two in support of Sunday sales

At the forefront of this year’s countywide vote in Oconee to allow the public to decide whether there may be Sunday sales of beer and wine are a restaurant developer and the chamber of commerce. And two representatives, Dick Cottingham and Jillian Lusk, are speaking to 96.3/WGOG NEWS why they will vote yes and why they hope you’ll also vote […]

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Three Clemson students to train for movie industry

Three Clemson University students are described on the fast-track to dream jobs when they head next month for California and training with the animation studio responsible for the hit films “Shrek,” “Madagascar” and “How to Train Your Dragon.” Anuradha Pinisetty, Zhaoxin Ye, and Amanda Morland have been selected for DreamWorks SKG’s “FX Challenge.” They begin work July 14 at PDI/Dream […]

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Child advocate speaks to Rotarians

At its meeting today, the Seneca Rotary Club hears from children’s advocate Daby Snipes. The Westminster resident speaks in her capacity as special project coordinator for Safe Kids Upstate and is expected to speak to the Rotarians about “Josh The Otter Water Safety and Awareness Project.” VKFacebookTwitterGoogle+

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“Show-and-tell” tonight for Michael Thorsland

Oconee school trustees put in double-duty tonight at Seneca. They plan to attend this evening’s graduation ceremony at Seneca High School for the 2014 county Adult Education Class. Once that ceremony is finished, the trustees are to convene in the high school library to meet privately with Dr. Michael Thorsland, interim superintendent of education. According to trustees’ chairman Andy Inabinet, […]

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