Homicide Victim Identified

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 is investigating the incident. Early […]

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Easley Man Arrested on Weapons Charges

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, in response to reports of […]

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W8 to TXT is now Law

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 motorists to become familiar with […]

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Christmas Day Crash Claims Easley Man

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 and was pronounced dead at […]

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Put Those Christmas Trees to Good Use

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 resting and escape cover for […]

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Veteran WGOG Personality Passes

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 broadcasting in 2005. We will […]

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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 80 poinsettias to the facility. […]

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Operation Infinity Nabs Three More

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 Unlawful neglect of a child. […]

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Washington State Man Taken into Custody

The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a Washington state man on a Fugitive from Justice Warrant for a violation of Community Custody. The man, 24 year old Zachary Joseph Hirst of 4202 Quail Drive in Lacey, WA was booked into the Oconee County Detention Center Saturday.  Hirst received a $25,000 surety bond during a bond hearing and as of […]

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Two Arrested in South Carolina-Georgia Manhunt

A manhunt at the South Carolina-Georgia border has landed two people in jail. WSGC Radio’s David Stephens reports a man, described only as a shirtless white male with tattoos, was taken into custody at approximately 8:30pm Sunday evening by authorities in Elbert County, Georgia. Another suspect, a female, was also arrested as a result of the events of Sunday. According […]

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