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Inabinet pulls out!

May 16, 2014

Andy Inabinet announced late this morning his withdrawal from this year’s elections to decide the next Oconee County councilman from District Three. He released this statement: “It is with much heartache and sorrow that I announce I am resigning from my campaign for Oconee County Council District 3 seat. Over the past few weeks my…

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Amenity added to the Foothills Trail

May 16, 2014

South Carolina’s first long-distance hiking trail has a new amenity that’s going to be helpful for many of the hikers who set out for a mountain walk between the Oconee and Table Rock state parks. State leaders, state park officials, and several hiking enthusiasts turned out for a ceremony to cut the ribbon to an…

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Corbeil: Cammick jobs plan not needed

May 16, 2014

Paul Corbeil says the jobs plan that Edda Cammick says she’s working on is not needed by Oconee County. At last night’s forum Corbeil, the incumbent from Council District One, said the county has a strategic plan which addresses the need for economic development which creates jobs. But his opponent, Cammick, said Corbeil’s attitude about…

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Pritchett completes training

May 16, 2014

Army National Guard Pvt. Brian Pritchett has graduated from basic military training at Fort Benning, Georgia. He’s the son of Kimberly and Brian Pritchett of West Union.. Pvt. Pritchett is is a 2013 graduate of Walhalla High.

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Does Oconee County Council really listen?

May 16, 2014

Oconee County Council holds regular listening sessions with its constituents. But does the council really listen? The challenger this year in District One, Edda Cammick, claims when she sits in the audience she detects “a bunch of blank stares.” But the man she seeks to unseat says it’s not so. And, for his part, incumbent…

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No Flea Market today!

May 16, 2014

Because of our live coverage this afternoon of Furman Paladins baseball, 96.3/WGOG’s Flea Market will not be heard. Flea Market returns at its regular time Monday.

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Former mayor: What about Salem?

May 16, 2014

After moderator Brad Norton went through pages of prepared questions, it came time for audience questions. A former mayor was at the ready. Thurmond Coward wanted to know what Paul Corbeil and Edda Cammick would do to help Salem tap onto its potential for increased tourism. Coward began with Corbeil, noting that the District One…

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Corbeil and Cammick make Salem campaign stop

May 16, 2014

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…

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Police will be everywhere!

May 16, 2014

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…

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Police nab sustect wanted in three states

May 15, 2014

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…

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  • July 27, 2014 7:00 pmStumphouse Mountain Church of God's Revival
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