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Possible Tax Break for Retired Active Duty Military

April 14, 2014

Retired active duty military could eventually pay no South Carolina income tax on their retirement pay if a new bill becomes law. The Giving Back to Our Veterans Act passed the South Carolina House of Representatives on Thursday. The bill would phase out South Carolina income tax on active-duty retirement pay over the next three…

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Unofficial Final for Seneca Council.

March 11, 2014

The Unofficial winners for Seneca City Council Seats 1-4: Ward Pohl Durham Rozman

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Sprouse is Sole Candidate

March 10, 2014

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…

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Pendleton Students Take Honors in Art Contest

March 10, 2014

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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Calendar

  • September 20, 2014"I AM FOR THE CHILD" Kickoff Event
  • September 20, 2014Calling All Christians to Unite in Prayer
  • September 20, 2014John W. Gibson Reunion
  • September 20, 2014 6:00 amCommunity Yard Sale Fundraiser
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