Seneca, Walhalla boy’s soccer teams advance

Seneca’s boy’s soccer team opened the playoffs on Tuesday with a 3-0 win over Union County. Seneca will now travel to Eastside on Thursday night looking for redemption. The Eagles have ended the season for Seneca three of the past four seasons. Elsewhere, the Walhalla boy’s soccer team opened the playoffs with a 2-1 win over Broome. The Razorbacks will […]

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Rains continue Sunday

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 on Monday. The Golden Corner […]

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Texting while driving on the rise among teenagers

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 you 23 times more likely […]

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Family argument results in attempted murder charges

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 an argument over possession of […]

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Braves to Host Mets this weekend.

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 are coming off 2 straight […]

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Local NAACP names ‘Woman of the Year’

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 Church.

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