Corbeil and Cammick make Salem campaign stop

With the agreement of the candidates, some of the usual formalities of political forums were laid aside and last night’s event in Salem proceeded in a way that allowed the crowd to get to better know the two hopefuls this year for Seat One, Oconee County Council. Paul Corbeil and Edda Cammick brought their campaigns to downtown Salem. On some […]

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Police will be everywhere!

The Walhalla police chief says there are good reasons why his officers have begun to write additional citations. For one, Chief Ronald Wilbanks says, Walhalla of late has been plagued by drivers running red lights. And Sgt. Aaron Alexander says beginning tonight you’ll see Walhalla officers through out the city conducting license checkpoints. According to Alexander, the effort which begins […]

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Police nab sustect wanted in three states

An Illinois man arrested in the lobby of a Seneca hotel is wanted by authorities in three other states. And John Covington, Seneca police chief, says authorities in one of those will extradite. The police yesterday arrested Michael Marin Ghimes of Barrington, Illinois on charges of breach of trust with fraudulent intent and giving false information to law enforcement. The […]

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Shoplifter ditches stolen items but escapes

 A Seneca Wal-Mart shoplifter abandoned a shopping cart used this week to haul stolen store items and escaped, and the public is being asked to help by providing information about what happened. The shopping cart was found near Papa John’s pizza and the stolen store items have been recovered by Wal-Mart. But the shoplifter as of today remains free. The […]

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Fair announces three scholarship winners

The South Carolina Foothills Heritage Fair announces that three local high school students have completed beekeeping courses offered by the Oconee Beekeepers Association and the Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service. The scholarships go to Taylor Lynn Thomas of West-Oak High School and to Parker Reed Scruggs and Carson Wilder Solesbee of Seneca High School. Besides course fees, the scholarship covers […]

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Flier urges write-in votes for Paul Cain

96.3/WGOG NEWS has received a copy of an unsigned flier that urges write-in votes for Paul Cain Tuesday. By rules of the Republican Party, Cain is prohibited from encouraging write-in votes on his behalf. And the flier reads: “Paul Cain has not endorsed, sponsored, funded or approved this flier. At the time of its creation, he doesn’t even know it […]

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Tuesday is a special election day

Tuesday next week is Special Election Day for the voters in Oconee County Council District Three. To be decided is who fills the remaining six and a half months of the term of the late Archie Barron. Andy Inabinet goes into the special election the only ballot candidate, and he does so having won a Republican Party special primary by […]

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Tuesday is Special Election Day

Tuesday next week is Special Election Day for the voters in Oconee County Council District Three. To be decided is who fills the remaining six and a half months of the term of the late Archie Barron. Andy Inabinet goes into the special election the only ballot candidate, and he does so having won a Republican Party special primary by […]

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Board to hearing zoning variance

At City Hall tonight in Seneca, the board of zoning appeals entertains a request to vary from the zoning ordinance. The applicant and property owners are Joel Rice and E Squared Ventures for property zoned highway commercial at 15684 Wells Highway. The hearing begins at 6 o’clock. VKFacebookTwitterGoogle+

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