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Update on accident at treatment plant

November 19, 2014

A worker hurt this morning at the Seneca water plant construction site was flown to a Greenville hospital, and one city official says, “We’re praying and hoping for the best.” Bob Faires, utilities superintendent, identified the injured worker as an employee of a subcontractor involved in the treatment plant renovation project. Faires says the worker…

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Fatal traffic accident

November 19, 2014

State troopers have confirmed one person dead in a traffic accident this morning on South Carolina 130 near Seneca.  The accident near Lakeshore Drive tied up traffic both ways fore more than hour, according to callers to 96.3/WGOG NEWS.

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Water plant accident

November 19, 2014

One person was hurt this morning in what has been described as an equipment accident at the Seneca water plant.

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Serious accident

November 19, 2014

96.3/WGOG NEWS has learned of a serious accident this morning on two-lane South Carolina 130.  State troopers report the accident involves injuries in the vicinity of Keowee Lakeshore Drive.  The accident reported just before 6:30 this morning.

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County Council takes a swing at the issues

November 19, 2014

Two major issues before Oconee County Council were tabled last night. The council referred a third issue to one of its standing committees. But not before lengthy consideration of one of the more divisive issues at county level in several months. The council held off a final vote on an ordinance to cover county workers…

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Bailes winner in vote count

November 19, 2014

A Walhallan synonymous with service to his town is headed back to City Hall. The unofficial result of the special city council seat election gave Lamar Bailes 97 votes and his, Chris Grant, 69 votes, as announced last night to 96.3/WGOG NEWS by Flo Riley of the Oconee Registration and Election Commission. Bailes is a…

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Steps to protect from the cold

November 18, 2014

National Weather Service has issued a freeze warning for South Carolina. With parts of the state expected to feel record low temperatures, property owners are encouraged to protect themselves against weather-related disasters. South Carolina typically sees an increase in home fires around the start of winter. According to the Insurance Services Office, the average homeowner’s…

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Power restored and classes in session

November 18, 2014

All Clemson campus buildings now have power except Sikes Hall, which is expected to have generator power by 2 this afternoon. Unless told otherwise, students should go to class. According to an announcement at the university, this morning’s outage occurred when a breaker tripped while equipment was being serviced at the main substation. The overnight…

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Car accident at Walhalla intersection

November 18, 2014

Public safety responders attended to the injured and cleaned up debris from an accident this morning at Walhalla’s W. Main and S. Poplar streets.  The accident involved a car and a Jeep between 8:30 and 9 this morning.  The police say the driver of Durango automobile was sent by ambulance to the hospital.  The front…

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Streetscape meeting at Clemson

November 18, 2014

The company that is helping Walhalla engineer its Streetscape project is involved in a similar project at Clemson. The city of Clemson announces that city officials, along with the company Seamon Whiteside, will hold a Calhoun District Streetscape planning meeting at 7 o’clock Thursday night, December 4 at City Hall. Seamon Whiteside will present some…

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Calendar

  • November 27, 2014 10:00 amWestminster Community Thanksgiving Meal
  • November 29, 2014 8:00 amBenefit for Charles Powell
  • November 29, 2014 2:00 pmRestoration Church of God will host "Pictures with Santa"
  • November 30, 2014Westminster United Methodist Church's Christmas Congregational Singing
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