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Watering limits lifted

January 12, 2015

The volunteer restriction on pumps to irrigate yards along lakes Keowee and Jocassee has been lifted. Homeowners there are no longer being asked to restrict use of the pumps to two days a week. According to Duke Energy, the change came January 2 when the Keowee-Toxaway River Basin recovered to stage 0 in the Low…

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Volunteer fire station makes expansion plans

January 12, 2015

One of Oconee’s oldest volunteer fire departments is announcing plans this week to renovate and expand and wants to talk about those plans with the homeowners and business customers the department protects. Bill Box, president of the Corinth-Shiloh Fire Department, says there will be three community service meetings beginning this week. Corinth-Shiloh’s building is 30…

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Walhalla business expands

January 12, 2015

A long-time Walhalla business has officially expanded. According to the chamber of commerce, a grand opening was held Saturday for American Uphlostery and Fabric Outlet at 102 S. College Street. Morris and Rachel Bible have operated an upholstery business for years, they have now added a fabric outlet. After the closing of Wilhite Fabrics in…

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Apparent suicide

January 12, 2015

What appeared first as the scene of a fatal traffic accident between Seneca and Clemson has turned into a separate kind of investigation. State troopers earlier reported a fatality at an accident scene of Bayshore Drive near Plantation Road, but Oconee Sheriff Mike Crenshaw says the investigation has now turned to an apparent suicide. The…

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Call to Amber Drive minor incident

January 12, 2015

This morning’s incident near West Union is being called an electrical problem at a home on Amber Drive near the Blue Ridge Riding Club Road.  Fire fighters and Blue Ridge Electric Cooperative were called to that scene.

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Fatal accident

January 12, 2015

96.3/WGOG NEWS has word that the accident this morning at Bayshore involves a fatality.   Coroner Karl Addis has been called to the scene, and the highway patrol is investigating.  The accident, at 6:45 this morning, was reported on Bayshore Drive and Plantation Road.

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Accident in Bayshore Estates area

January 12, 2015

96.3/WGOG NEWS has received word of an apparent serious accident this morning in the vicinity of Bayshore Estates near Clemson. State troopers say the accident involves injuries, and was reported around 6:45 this morning on Bayshore Drive at Plantation Road.

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State lawmakers and county council meet

January 12, 2015

At Seneca tonight, the Oconee state legislative delegation hosts its annual meeting with the Oconee County Council. The two groups meet jointly for the purpose of discussion of items that are mutually beneficial to Oconee County residents. The public may attend. The meeting begins at 5:30 at the Gignilliat Community Center.

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Fire call near West Union

January 12, 2015

Several Oconee County fire stations rolled out early this morning to a call on Amber Drive near West Union in the vicinity of the Blue Ridge Riding Club Road. No one was reported injured, but Rural Fire Control reported the nature of this morning’s call was unclear. It was first reported as a house on…

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Purpose behind lighting the fields

January 10, 2015

The grounds of the new Walhalla High School will be a brighter place Monday. The stadium lights will shine. Steve Hanvey, assistant superintendent for Oconee School District operations, says a requirement of the warranty is that the lights burn 50 hours, as part of their start-up. The new high school, still under construction, remains on…

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Calendar

  • March 31, 2015 7:00 pmLifetree Cafe
  • April 10, 2015 8:00 amShiloh Baptist Church HUGE Indoor Yard Sale and Hot Dog Sale
  • April 11, 2015 8:00 amThe Rockin U Soccer Tournament
  • April 11, 2015 8:00 amBoys Scout Troop 120 Benefit Breakfast
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