Suspects Sought in Weekend Robbery

The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in locating two women who robbed a convenience store over the weekend.  Deputies were dispatched to the J & Z Food Mart at 219 Shiloh Road around 11:14 pm Saturday in reference to a robbery.  An employee of the store told deputies that two women entered the store and robbed […]

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Sprouse is Sole Candidate

As the noon hour closed today, only one candidate had filed to succeed the retiring Judge Alex Macaulay of West Union. Seneca Attorney Scott Sprouse is the only candidate who has filed with the State Judicial Merit Selection Commission. The deadline to file was Noon Monday, and Sprouse was the only candidate to file for the 10th Judicial Circuit, Seat […]

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Pendleton Students Take Honors in Art Contest

A Pendleton Elementary school student took top honors in the K-3 category in the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources “Reel Art” contest. Justin Whitfield, a student of Steve Johnson at Pendleton Elementary took first place in that category.  Another Pendleton Elementary Student, Tydarius Merriweather, received honorable mention in the 4th through 6th grade categories. The overall winner of the […]

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Driver Suspension Amnesty Week

This week, the South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles will conduct it’s Driver Suspension Eligibility week. March 10 through 14, DMV offices across the upstate will offer assistance to those South Carolinians who have lost their driving privileges. During Driver Suspension eligibility Week, residents may get assistance to reduce or clear the remaining time of suspension.   The program will […]

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Earthquake?

WGOG is receiving numerous reports of “earthquakes” across the county.  We are working on the reports. Apparently seismic activity has taken place but it is very uncertain.  We are monitoring the situation.  

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Cancellations & Postponements

Schools/Government Oconee County Schools are closed FRIDAY Oconee County Governmental Offices are operating on normal schedule. Pickens County Schools are closed Friday. All districts of Anderson County Schools are closed Friday. Tri-County Technical College will be closed Friday. Employees report at 10:00 AM as conditions allow. The Tribble Center will open Friday, but vans will run on a one-hour delay. […]

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Emergency Preparedness Declares State of Emergency

At the request of the South Carolina Emergency Management Division in Columbia, South Carolina, WGOG wants to alert our listeners: FROM THE SOUTH CAROLINA EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT DIVISION. A STATE OF EMERGENCY IS IN EFFECT. THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WARNS OF BLACK ICE ON ROADWAYS OVERNIGHT AND INTO FRIDAY MORNING. BLACK ICE CAN BE EXTREMELY HAZARDOUS FOR MOTORISTS. ADDITIONAL DANGER EXITS […]

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WGOG’s Backup Plan

Given the likely-hood of a significant snowfall and the possibility of the interruption of our signal, WGOG has devised a backup plan of operation in order to keep our listeners better informed in during this  severe weather threat. In the event WGOG’s signal is interrupted due to our transmitter, WGOG will begin streaming via wgog.com’s “Listen Live” link. When our […]

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