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Local NAACP names ‘Woman of the Year’

April 29, 2013

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

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

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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High School Sports

April 17, 2013

In high school sports on Wednesday: Walhalla’s softball team defeated Daniel 4-3 at Nettles Park. Taylor Crawford notched 21 strikeouts for the Razors. Elsewhere, it was West-Oak getting past Seneca 3-1. It’s the first conference loss of the season for the Cats. In Baseball, Walhalla downs Daniel 2-1. David Medlin with a two run single…

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Broadcaster Pat Summerall dead at 82

April 17, 2013
Broadcaster Pat Summerall dead at 82

Sports broadcaster Pat Summerall died Tuesday of cardiac arrest at age 82. Over his four-decade career, which began after he played in the NFL for 10 years, Summerall broadcast football, including 16 Super Bowls, as well as golf’s PGA Tour, including the Masters, and the U.S. Open tennis tournament. Fellow NFL broadcaster John Madden said…

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Ex-wife accuses Sanford of trespassing

April 17, 2013

Former South Carolina Republican Governor Mark Sanford, who’s currently the GOP nominee for the U.S. House seat he used to hold, has been accused of trespassing by his ex-wife, Jenny Sanford. According to court documents obtained by the Associated Press, Sanford must appear in court to answer the charges two days after the May 7th…

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Australia’s Adam Scott wins Masters

April 15, 2013
Australia’s Adam Scott wins Masters

Adam Scott has become the first Australian to win the Masters, beating Angel Cabrera on the second hole of a playoff on a rainy Sunday at Augusta National. The tournament went to a sudden-death playoff for the second year in a row when Scott and Cabrera made matching birdies on the 72nd hole. They both made…

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Clemson, USC host spring football games on Saturday

April 12, 2013

Both Clemson amd South Carolina wrap up spring football on Saturday by hosting annual spring games. At Clemson, the Tigers’ Orange & White game will commence at 4:00 PM in Memorial Stadium. Earlier in the afternoon, South Carolina will host its Garnet & Black game at Williams-Brice Stadium at 1:00 PM. Admission is free to…

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Garcia, Leishman tied in lead after day one of Masters

April 12, 2013

Day One of the Masters at Augusta National in Georgia ended Thursday (April 11th) with Spain’s Sergio Garcia and Marc Leishman of Australia tied for the lead at 6-under 66. Number One-ranked Tiger Woods ended the day at 2-under 70, tied for 13th place, as he tries to win a fifth career green jacket and…

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TRAFFIC ADVISORY

April 11, 2013

The South Carolina Highway Patrol is reporting an incident on Highway 183 at Cedar Hill Church that is snarling traffic on 183 into Pickens.  The incident was reported at 10:45 this morning. Motorists near the scene tell WGOG that an 18-wheeler is on its side, blocking the road. It appears the truck driver may have…

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  • October 24, 2014The Emerson Rose Heart Foundation’s 4th Annual Golf Tournamen
  • October 25, 2014 10:00 amCORVETTES AT TAMASSEE DAR School
  • October 25, 2014 4:00 pmWestminster First Baptist Church's Trunk or Treat
  • October 26, 2014 10:00 amMonti Vista Baptist Church's Homecoming
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