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Pendleton Students Take Honors in Art Contest

March 10, 2014
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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.…

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Driver Suspension Amnesty Week

March 10, 2014
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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…

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Earthquake?

February 14, 2014
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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

February 14, 2014
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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…

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Emergency Preparedness Declares State of Emergency

February 13, 2014
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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…

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WGOG’s Backup Plan

February 11, 2014
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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…

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Tips for Dealing with Ice Storms

February 11, 2014
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With the possibility of ice accumulations in the forecast, it is important to know some tips for dealing with ice storms. This is especially true in our area, where storms of this magnitude are rare. The National Weather Service and Emergency Officials warn residents to take immediate steps to prepare for power outages. The outages…

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Part of Westminster Highway Closed-Not Weather Related

February 10, 2014
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Part of highway 183/Westminster highway is closed tonight as responders handle a natural gas like break. The location is between the Ulbrich Plant and Bennett Road.

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Oconee Schools-Decision Made

February 10, 2014
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WGOG has learned, there will be no school in Oconee County tomorrow.  

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Road Conditions deteriorating

January 28, 2014
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WGOG’s has received word of a number of accidents in Oconee County as the road conditions continue to deteriorate this afternoon. Around 4:30 this afternoon, the Highway Patrol was reporting accidents on Long Creek Highway, Dr. Johns Road, Highlands Highway and Highway 11. Details of the accidents were not immediately available. The Highway Patrol also…

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Calendar

  • April 19, 2014 8:00 amBenefit Hot Dog and Yard Sale
  • April 19, 2014 9:00 amOconee County Democratic Party's Breakfast Meeting
  • April 19, 2014 10:00 amClearmont Baptist Church's Easter Egg Hunt
  • April 19, 2014 6:00 pmMountain Rest Community Club's Monthly Meeting
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