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Walhalla Girls Soccer Team Advances

May 7, 2013
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The Walhalla High School Girls Soccer team defeated Chapman 2-0 Monday night in the first round of the playoffs. The Lady Razors will now travel to Eastside on Wednesday for a second round game against the Eagles.

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Braves win Sunday. On to Cincy.

May 6, 2013
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The Atlanta Braves defeated the New York Mets 9-4 Sunday afternoon at Turner Field in Atlanta. The Braves are now 18-12 on the season. They open up a 3-game series in Cincinatti Monday night. It will be the first game of a 10-game road trip.

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Rains continue Sunday

May 5, 2013
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Heavy rain is expected to continue Sunday and into Monday in the Western Carolina’s and Northeast Georgia. Forecasters say the moderate to heavy rainfall could result in two to three inches of rain through Sunday night, with higher amounts near the Blue Ridge Mountains. The rain is expected to shift toward the north into Virginia…

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Texting while driving on the rise among teenagers

May 4, 2013
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Texting while driving appears to be on the rise among American teenagers, and that’s news that has parents and officials worried. According to a just-released study, forty-three percent of high-school age American’s admit to texting while driving, ignoring the risks associated with the dangerous habit. Research has shown that texting while behind the wheel makes…

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Family argument results in attempted murder charges

May 4, 2013
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A family argument Saturday morning has resulted in attempted murder charges against a 63 year-old man. Oconee County Sheriff’s officers received a call shortly before 5:30 AM Saturday in reference to a disturbance at a home on Hobson Street, Westminster. Officers were able to determine that, in a gathering of family and friends, there was…

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Braves to Host Mets this weekend.

May 3, 2013
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The Atlanta Braves will host their National League East Division rivals, the New York Mets for a 3-game series this weekend at Turner Field. Friday’s game is at 7:30pm, Saturday’s game is at 7pm and Sunday’s game is at 1:30pm. The Braves are currently 17-11 overall and are in first place in the East. They…

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High School Notes: Seneca softball one step closer to District 1 title

April 30, 2013
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In high school sports on Monday, Seneca’s softball team earned a playoff win over Blue Ridge by a 7-6 score, thanks to a walk off RBI single in the 8th inning from Britton Young. The win puts Seneca in good shape as they need only one win now to capture the District I championship. The…

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Local NAACP names ‘Woman of the Year’

April 29, 2013
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The Oconee Chapter of the NAACP presented its 27th annual ‘Women of the Year’ awards this weekend. According to Beverly Jenkins, the second runner-up was Brenda Carson of Mt. Olive Baptist Church. First runner-up was Brianca Nelson of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church and the 2013 NAACP Woman of the Year is Mia Lee of Ebeneezer Baptist…

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BREAKING: Country Singer, WGOG staple, George Jones Dies

April 26, 2013
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Legendary country singer George Jones, whose music is a staple of the playlist at WGOG, has died at the age of 81. Publicist Kirt Webster, in an email to WGOG and other stations, says Jones died Friday at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville after being hospitalized with fever and irregular blood pressure. Known for his…

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High School Sports – Thursday

April 19, 2013
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In high school sports on Thursday, Walhalla’s softball team is headed the playoffs following a 1-0 win over rival West-Oak. Taylor Crawford earned the win after throwing a complete-game two-hitter. In baseball, Daniel defeated Seneca 5-4. Walhalla’s boys soccer team downed West-Oak 7-0. Henley Cothran and Thad Estes with two goals each. The Walhalla girls…

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