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Notice to proceed at West Union

November 9, 2012

With a paperwork glitch out of the way, West Union will finally see its dilapidated former public school building taken down. And the contractors are predicting the job will be quick. Dewayne Pelfrey, project manager for Southern Capital and Development of Seneca, predicts the entire job, the building demolition and the asbestos removal to precede…

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Beauty reigns supreme at WOHS

November 9, 2012

At last weekend’s Miss West-Oak High School Pageant, the overall winner was Hannah Pressley. And Hannah telephoned 96.3/WGOG NEWS this morning to announce the winners of her court. The names of those winners can be heard this afternoon on 96.3/WGOG NEWS.

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Tigerama tonight

November 9, 2012
Tigerama tonight

Homecoming festivities kickoff tonight at Clemson’s Littlejohn Coliseum with the 56th Annual Tigerama. Tigergate Tailgate will be a 5:30 event on the lawn of Littlejohn featuring live music, a magician, appearances by Clemson student-athletes and organizations, games and prizes. At 7 Tigerama begins inside the coliseum. The emcees tonight are Miss South Carolina and student…

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Veterans Day breakfast

November 9, 2012
Veterans Day breakfast

Veterans from all branches of the U-S Armed Forces are to be honored during a breakfast this morning at Walhalla Middle School. All veterans and their families are invited at 8:30.

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Traffic fatality identified

November 9, 2012

The victim of the early yesterday pickup truck accident on Oconee’s Blackjack Road was a 35-year old resident of the Crossroads area. April Craig of the Williams Farm Road died at 12:20 a-m of what the coroner said was asphyxiation after the vehicle came to rest atop her. Coronel Karl Addis ruled the death of…

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Man in ladies lingerie arrested

November 8, 2012

A 41-year old Pickens man is under arrest, accused of indecent exposure in his home county in incidents that allegedly began last summer. The Pickens County Sheriff’s Department this afternoon announced the arrest of Douglas Dean Evans who, it said, was seen in and around the Easley and Liberty post offices wearing ladies lingerie only,…

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Three write-in winners Tuesday

November 8, 2012

The office of Oconee Elections announced this afternoon three men won office on write-in efforts during this week’s countywide elections. L-J Jones won a seat on the Soil and Water Conservation Board, while Steve and William Hunt won seats on the Beaverdam Creek Watershed Board. Apparently lots of people received write-in votes for all sorts…

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Graham “heartbroken” over the numbers

November 8, 2012
Graham “heartbroken” over the numbers

Senator Lindsey Graham at Seneca today said Republican conservatism has a stronger appeal than that which it attracts in followers, and the Republican from Oconee said his party must begin to appeal to Latinos and African-Americans if it is to thrive. At the Rotary Club, Graham used the issue of illegal immigration as an issue…

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Graham offers a compromise

November 8, 2012

At Seneca this afternoon, Senator Lindsey Graham, a Walhalla Rotary Club member, said the federal government would be a lot better off if it applied the 4-way test motto of the service organization. Two days after his party lost a second straight try for the Presidency gave the Seneca Rotary Club his views on how…

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Minimizing the security breach

November 8, 2012
Minimizing the security breach

The security breach at one South Carolina state agency has prompted another to offer information to help protect taxpayers potentially affected. According to State Senator Thomas Alexander, the South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs has a direct role to play and is doing that by offering information about the availability of fraud alerts on credit…

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