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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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Part of Westminster Highway Closed-Not Weather Related

February 10, 2014

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

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

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Road Conditions deteriorating

January 28, 2014

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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Murder Victim was Beaten

January 20, 2014

The autopsy on a Westminster man missing since December reveals he died of blunt force trauma. That’s according to Oconee County Coroner Karl Addis. The body of 61 year old Richard Alan Marszalek was found Friday in the rubble of a burned mobile home. He was reported missing by his niece a week earlier. Coroner…

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Long Creek Woman Facing Drug Charges

December 20, 2013

A Long Creek woman faces drug charges following an early Thursday morning arrest. Sheriff’s department spokesman Jimmy Watt says deputies responded to a call late Wednesday to reports of suspicious vehicle in the are of Damascus Church Road in Long Creek. Watt says deputies found a subject outside of the vehicle and two people in…

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Operation Smurf Nabs 3 more; seeking others

November 29, 2013

Arrests continue in what the Oconee County Sheriff’s office calls “Operation Smurf.” The operation, which began Monday, has resulted in the arrests of 29 people as of Wednesday afternoon. Two people were arrested Tuesday: 31 year old Jennifer Beth Hippensteal and 35 year old Ernest Wayne Hippenstal, both of 112 Triangle Drive, Seneca were both…

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Calendar

  • October 31, 2014 6:00 pmBoo in the Bay
  • November 1, 2014Walhalla's Lions Club Pancake Breakfast
  • November 1, 2014 4:00 pmCity of Salem Cruise-In
  • November 1, 2014 6:00 pmOle Country Church Singing
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