Plane Crash Near West Union

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Units from Keowee-Ebeneezer, West-Union, GHS EMS, and Oconee Sheriff’s office responded to a Sunday evening report of a small plane falling from the sky near Lake Keowee close to the West Union Area.  Fire Chief Charlie King of the Oconee Emergency Services says units responded around 5:45 Sunday evening after Oconee 911 center received several calls. Responders found the pilot […]

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Lake Hartwell Incident Ends Tragically

The late Saturday incident on Lake Hartwell has had a tragic ending. Oconee County Coroner Karl Addis says the 21 year old man who was pulled from the water late Saturday has died at GreenvilleMemorialHospital. Addis identified the man as 21 year old Odell Gaither of Lugoff, SC. The incident occurred around 7:20 PM Saturday at the Y-Beach area on […]

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Near Drowning on Lake Hartwell

Units from around the Golden Corner responded to a near-drowning incident on Lake Hartwell Saturday evening. Fire chief Charlie King of Oconee Emergency Services says Oconee 911 received several calls Saturday evening, with callers reporting a male had jumped off the end of a dock into the lake and had not resurfaced. King says Firefighters and Paramedics from OconeeCounty and […]

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Flea Market June 30, 2015

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 FOR SALE -Baby bed /mattress $30.00/ Graco pack n play $30.00/ Highchair $30.00- PHONE:  247-5806 -Pickled oak dining table with leaf, $195/Pickled oak headboard & dresser, $165/2 matching living room chairs, $57 PHONE: 784-2092 -Tame male mini pygmy goats, adults and babies.  Also one tame sweet female pygmy/nubian.   $ 150 each. PHONE:  506-9023. -1998 hi […]

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UPDATE-Seneca Bank Robbery-PHOTO

The Oconee Sheriff’s Department has released a photo of the suspect in the Tuesday afternoon bank robbery at the Community First Bank office located at the intersection of Sheep Farm Road and Sandifer Blvd in Seneca. According to information from the Oconee Sheriff’s Department, surveillance cameras indicate the suspect was a white male wearing a green hat and a gray […]

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Seneca Bank Scene of Robbery

Oconee Sheriff’s Deputies were scouring the area near the intersection of Sheep Farm Road and Sandifer Blvd Tuesday afternoon, in search of a person who robbed a bank. Community First Bank in Seneca was the scene of a robbery Tuesday afternoon. No one was hurt during the incident. According to reports, the robbery occurred around 4:15 PM. WGOG will have […]

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Anderson Man Wanted in Oconee

            The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in trying to locate an Anderson man wanted on charges of Strong Armed Robbery.  The sheriff’s office is searching for 38 year old Orin Jerel Simpson Kemp. Warrants list his residence as West Maudin Street, Anderson.             On April 27th, the […]

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Seneca Man Faces Multiple Charges

The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Seneca man yesterday evening on multiple charges with drug and weapons warrants among them.  Casmiro Diaz, 42,  of Hidden Drive, Seneca was booked into the OconeeCountyDetentionCenter around 9:05pm Tuesday.  A deputy with Uniform Patrol Division responded to the Hidden Hill Drive address of Diaz around 7:40pm Tuesday in regards to reports of a man […]

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