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House fire near Walhalla

June 21, 2014

No one was inside a house that caught fire last night near Walhalla.  The fire occurred on Hope Drive–behind Turning Point Church of God on South Carolina 11.  A Walhalla fireman told 96.3/WGOG NEWS he doesn’t know why the fire started, but its origin was the living room of the house.  Moderate damage was reported.

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Arrests made in high school building site theft

June 21, 2014

Another instance of thievery has taken place at the construction site for the new Walhalla High School. This time, however, the law captured and arrested two suspects. The Sheriff’s Office has announced highway 59 resident Brandon Scott Wheeler, 35 years old, and Ruby Road resident Keith Alan Schlachter, 43, were jailed Friday on charges of…

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Medical transport for wreck victim

June 21, 2014

A car, a van and a pickup truck collided early yesterday afternoon near Seneca. The accident resulted in the temporary shut down of South Carolina 59 near the city limit and the air flight transport of one of the drivers. State troopers say 60-year old Seneca resident Gary L. Alexander required a helicopter flight to…

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Fire and EMS roll to apartment

June 21, 2014

Public safety responders went to the aid of an apartment dweller near Seneca.  One responsder told 96.3/WGOG NEWS that the man at Pelham Creek Road apartment was being attended for medical problems as the result of an apparent cooking accident this morning around 9 o’clock.

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A new way to follow Seneca City Council!

June 20, 2014

Starting soon a new way to follow Seneca City Council. Video equipment is being installed in the council chambers to allow a recording to be played back by cable television. Joel Seavey, clerk-treasurer, also says the video recordings will be streamed live, so that Senecans and others interested may follow them by computer and a…

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Convenience store disturbance between man and woman

June 20, 2014

An argument between a man and a woman on the road continued later at an Oconee convenience store and, so far, has resulted in the arrest of the man. By this afternoon, sheriff’s officers were still looking for the woman and have posted a Crime Stoppers alert. Deputies late Wednesday night at the Bountyland Quik…

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Protective apparely required to inspect old building

June 20, 2014

Oconee’s newest county councilman, Paul Cain of District Three, will get a look Monday at the former courthouse. Cain was told this morning by Scott Moulder, county administrator, that he should wear a helmet and boots and that all who enter the building should also put on a respiratory mask.   Among others who will…

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Lake Keowee boat fire

June 20, 2014

96.3/WGOG NEWS has received word of a boat fire this morning at a marina belonging to the Cliffs home development on Lake Keowee.  Having occurred on the Pickens County side of Lake Keowee, the Keowee Vineyard Fire Department responded.

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Be careful on South Carolina 107!

June 20, 2014

State troopers reported accidents this morning on 107–a northern Oconee County state highway.  Two accident occurred there within 45 minutes and both resulted in injuries to some or all of those persons involved.  The first accident occurred at 107 and SC 130.  The second was on 107 at Fish Hatchery Road.

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20-year old man ID’d as wanted suspect

June 20, 2014
20-year old man ID’d as wanted suspect

 A 20-year old man near Seneca was identified today by the Oconee Sheriff’s Office as a suspect wanted in a series of crimes on Doyle Drive near the Hopewell Baptist Church. According to the Sheriff’s Office, Michael Andrew Poole Jr. of Owens Road is wanted by deputies regarding three incidents—burglary, vehicle break-in, and possession of…

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  • October 31, 2014Faith Baptist Church's Fall Festival
  • October 31, 2014 6:00 pmWalhalla High Cheerleader Candy Giveaway
  • October 31, 2014 6:00 pmBoo in the Bay
  • November 1, 2014Walhalla's Lions Club Pancake Breakfast
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