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County Staff Attorney On Hold

January 21, 2015

Oconee County’s move toward hiring a staff attorney is being put on hold for the time being, as council members assess information provided to them. That was the decision made during Tuesday’s county council meeting. Two weeks ago, the council asked County Administrator Scott Molder to create an estimate of the savings and the cost…

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Weekend Drug Arrests

January 21, 2015

The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office arrested six individuals and seized a variety of drugs during routine road patrol operations over the weekend.  A quantity of prescription drugs and around 67 grams of marijuana were seized between early Saturday morning and Monday morning. Those arrested include 48 year old Raymond Clay, Jr of Seneca. He’s charged with…

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Homicide Victim Identified

January 13, 2015

WGOG has learned the identity of the man found dead inside a Walhalla home early Tuesday morning. Oconee County Coroner Karl Addis says the man was identified as 27 year-old Jeremy Lee Little, a former Pickens County resident, who recently resided near Seneca. The Walhalla Police department with assistance from the Oconee County Sheriff’s department…

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Easley Man Arrested on Weapons Charges

December 29, 2014

Oconee Sheriff’s Deputies arrested a 21 year Easley man early Sunday morning on weapons charges. Sheriff’s Department Spokesman Jimmy Watt says 21 year old Tyler Joseph Crutchfield of Wallace Drive, Easley was booked into the Oconee Detention Center. Watt says deputies were dispatched around 1 am December 28 to an Owens Road address in Seneca,…

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W8 to TXT is now Law

December 29, 2014

It’s now illegal to text and drive in South Carolina. If you get caught texting while driving in South Carolina you will now get fined. Lance Corporal David Jones of the SC Highway patrol says the law went into effect in the middle of the year, but there was a six month grace period for…

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Christmas Day Crash Claims Easley Man

December 29, 2014

A 24 year old Easley man is dead following a Christmas day accident. Pickens County Corononer Kandy Kelley says Jordan Robinson of Booker T Circle, Easley, died from blunt force trauma to the head following an accident Thursday afternoon at Breazeale Road, in Easley. Kelley says the victim was unrestrained in the single vehicle accident…

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Put Those Christmas Trees to Good Use

December 29, 2014

Instead of letting your Christmas tree take up space in a landfill this year, state natural resources officials suggest giving it a second life by putting it to good use for fish or wildlife. In rural areas, discarded Christmas trees can be put to good use as erosion control or as brush piles to provide…

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Veteran WGOG Personality Passes

December 13, 2014

WGOG learned today that veteran WGOG personality George Allgood has passed away. George was a long time employee of WGOG and one of the first announcers on WGOG. During his many years with WGOG, he had a variety of duties from news director, morning show host, program director and even account representative.  George retired from…

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WGOG Participates in Project Poinsettia

December 10, 2014
WGOG Participates in Project Poinsettia

WGOG is proud to partner with Seneca Wal-Mart and Home Instead Senior Care in this year’s “Project Poinsettia.” This yearly project is an outreach program which is intended to spread the holiday cheer to residents in our local nursing home. This year, WGOG delivered poinsettias to the residents at Seneca Health and Rehabilitation. We delivered…

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Operation Infinity Nabs Three More

September 29, 2014

The Oconee County Sheriff’s office “Operation Infinity” continues as a total of 19 people have been taken into custody since the operation began last Thursday. Three of those were placed into custody since Thursday afternoon. According to Sheriff’s department spokesman Jimmy Watt, authorities apprehended Jason Lee Trammel of Trammel drive in Seneca on charges of…

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Calendar

  • January 30, 2015Walhalla Civic Auditorium Presents Southern Fried Nuptials
  • February 1, 2015 10:00 amShellem Cline at Bethel Baptist Church Singing
  • February 5, 2015 7:00 pmHoly Spirit Encounter Conference
  • February 7, 2015 12:00 pmBenefit for Jack Norris
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