Landrum sends Walhalla to 0-2

The Walhalla Razorbacks are 0-2 following a 49-34 loss to the Landrum Cardinals in 96.3 WGOG’s high school Game of the Week on Friday. WGOG’s Player of the Game honors went to Landrum quarterback Aaron Bryant, who rushed for 306 yards and 5 touchdowns. Bryant also passed for 226 yards and another score, to tally 532 total yards on the […]

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From the Morning Show Files: Was there a CIA connection to Jimmy Hoffa’s murder?

In bookstores, a new biography of Pennsylvania mob boss Russell Bufalino presents a possible explanation for why Teamsters boss Jimmy Hoffa, who disappeared in 1975, was killed by the Mafia. Journalist Matt Birkbeck writes in his book, The Quiet Don, that there was a connection to the CIA. Birkbeck writes that it was Bufalino, who controlled the garment industry in New […]

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Weekend Incidents

A medical helicopter flew one person from a Sunday night car accident near Westminster on the Greenfield Road. No immediate word on the condition. A Friday night fire destroyed the Coneross Creek Road home of Gary Crawford. Oconee County Emergency Services reports everyone in the home made it out safely. VKFacebookTwitterGoogle+

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Labor Day…A little history

As American’s celebrate Labor Day today, here’s a bit of history surrounding the holiday. Labor Day became an officially sanctioned federal holiday in the aftermath of some of the most turbulent labor unrest in the history of the United States. The first significant Labor Day parade occurred in 1882, years before city and state governments passed legislation dedicated to remembering […]

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Tajh Boyd helps Clemson outlast Georgia

Tajh Boyd threw three touchdown passes and ran for two others as #8 Clemson defeated #5 Georgia 38-35 on Saturday night. Boyd recorded a 77-yard TD pass to Sammy Watkins and a 24-yard scoring throw to Zac Brooks, but it was a nine-yard TD pass to tight end Stanton Seckinger that sealed the deal in the fourth quarter. Boyd also compiled touchdown runs […]

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Bartee Trial: Defense surprise

The prosecution rested its case Thursday in the trial of James Bartee at the Oconee County Courthouse. When it was the defense team’s turn, they sprang a surprise with two witnesses who rebutted that previous days testimony of Nick Blackwell. Blackwell, in a four-hour testimony on Wednesday, told the jury he wore a wiretap to a meeting at Bartee’s home […]

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Bartee Trial: Blackwell gives four hour testimony

The trial of former Secret Service agent James Bartee continued this afternoon at the Oconee Courthouse. In a four-hour testimony, Nick Blackwell stated that Bartee, while a candidate for Oconee County Sheriff in 2012, approached him at the annual Seneca Fest celebration about kidnapping a judge. Blackwell testified it wasn’t until a little later that he learned the judge Bartee […]

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Woodward/’Deep Throat’ meeting site to be torn down

A Washington, DC area parking garage that played a pivotal role in the Watergate scandal is set to be demolished as part of a redevelopment. Monday Properties plans to tear down two aging office buildings, at Wilson and Key Boulevards, in the Rosslyn section of Arlington, Virginia, to make way for a new mixed use development. The parking garage below the buildings […]

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