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I-85 accident

June 6, 2014

An accident reported I-85 northbound between the three and four mile marker in Oconee County has left a section of the interstate blocked to traffic. State troopers logged the accident shortly before 5:30 this morning. No injuries reported.

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Project “May” ‘Day’ for Oconee

June 5, 2014

According to the top economic development recruiter, tomorrow will be a red-letter day in Oconee County. For, at 11 tomorrow morning, there will be announcement that a mainstay member of the county’s industrial community will construct two new buildings—one of them to serve as its North American headquarters. Richard Blackwell of Oconee Economic Alliance confirmed…

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What to take to the polls?

June 5, 2014

You’ve heard the expression, “Don’t leave home without it.”  In South Carolina, “it” applies to a photo ID when voting.  All voters wishing to cast ballots Tuesday next week in the state’s primary elections must display a photo identification–whether it’s a driver’s license, DMV ID card or a U-S passport.  Another factoid to which the…

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Legion baseball tonight

June 5, 2014

American Legion baseball tonight in Walhalla!  The home nine will take on Easley, with first pitch at 7:30 at the high school field.

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“Strange noise” was the theft of camper trailer

June 5, 2014

A 31-year old Oconee County man has been arrested by the Seneca police and charged with stealing a 26-foot camper trailer at 2:45 in the morning. According to law enforcement records, Terence Leroy Johnson of Durham Brown Road was charged with grand larceny early yesterday at 80 N. Cherry Street. The police investigated an incident…

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A word or two in support of Sunday sales

June 5, 2014

At the forefront of this year’s countywide vote in Oconee to allow the public to decide whether there may be Sunday sales of beer and wine are a restaurant developer and the chamber of commerce. And two representatives, Dick Cottingham and Jillian Lusk, are speaking to 96.3/WGOG NEWS why they will vote yes and why…

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Three Clemson students to train for movie industry

June 5, 2014

Three Clemson University students are described on the fast-track to dream jobs when they head next month for California and training with the animation studio responsible for the hit films “Shrek,” “Madagascar” and “How to Train Your Dragon.” Anuradha Pinisetty, Zhaoxin Ye, and Amanda Morland have been selected for DreamWorks SKG’s “FX Challenge.” They begin…

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Child advocate speaks to Rotarians

June 5, 2014

At its meeting today, the Seneca Rotary Club hears from children’s advocate Daby Snipes. The Westminster resident speaks in her capacity as special project coordinator for Safe Kids Upstate and is expected to speak to the Rotarians about “Josh The Otter Water Safety and Awareness Project.”

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“Show-and-tell” tonight for Michael Thorsland

June 5, 2014

Oconee school trustees put in double-duty tonight at Seneca. They plan to attend this evening’s graduation ceremony at Seneca High School for the 2014 county Adult Education Class. Once that ceremony is finished, the trustees are to convene in the high school library to meet privately with Dr. Michael Thorsland, interim superintendent of education. According…

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Graduation this Saturday for Oconee seniors

June 5, 2014

Saturday will be graduation day for Oconee’s senior class of 2014. Separate ceremonies are planned for the seniors at Seneca, Walhalla, West-Oak and Tamassee-Salem. Seneca is ready to issue diplomas to 201 seniors. For that class, Adam Beitz has been selected valedictorian and Daniel Vo, salutatorian. Principal Cliff Roberts is proud of his seniors. The…

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  • October 26, 2014 10:00 amMonti Vista Baptist Church's Homecoming
  • October 26, 2014 4:00 pmReturn Baptist Church's Community Wide Trunk or Treat Fall Festival
  • October 26, 2014 4:30 pmCheohee Baptist Church Fall Festival
  • October 26, 2014 5:00 pmCollege Street Baptist Church's Fall Celebration
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