Forty-five years ago: A look back to 1968

It’s June 4th, 1968. Americans are hearing the melodic sound of Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel as the New York City duo sing their current #1 single, “Mrs. Robinson”, from the nation’s hottest movie, The Graduate, starring Dustin Hoffman and Anne Bancroft. Those not listening to 45 RPM records or AM radio may be watching television. The Dick Cavett Show […]

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Columbia Regional: Tigers lose, Gamecocks win

A four-run eighth inning propelled South Carolina (40-18) past Saint Louis (41-20) 7-3 in the second game of 2013 NCAA Columbia Regional at Carolina Stadium on Friday evening. The win places South Carolina in the winner’s bracket where they will face Liberty Saturday night at 8:00 PM on ESPN2. Earlier in the day Friday, Clemson fell into the loser’s bracket […]

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Seneca Home Catches Fire

Smoke smolders tonight from a home that caught fire this afternoon at Seneca’s Normandy Shores. The three people in the Kennedy home on North Hampton Road got out safely. WGOG will have further details on the blaze on our Friday morning newscasts.

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Covidien thinning its OC workforce

          Management of a long-running Oconee County manufacturing operation, in preparation of its move to a Central American country, has been reducing its workforce in trickles.  One official tells us, however, he’’s expecting a wave of job terminations soon.                 For displaced workers here, the closing of the Covidien plant at Bountyland is likely to be traumatic.  […]

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Softball, Baseball All-Regions Teams Announced

Softball and baseball All-Region teams have been announced and Oconee County Athletes are well represeted. On the All Region Softball team Seneca places Brittany Reynolds, Sydney Smith (who is also Player of the Year) and Kinley Wilson. Walhalla has Carson Brewer and Taylor Crawford and West-Oak places Hannah Price and Sierra Shelton. Seneca’s Rick Pate is Coach of the Year. […]

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Braves Lose 3 of 4 to Giants

In the Majors, Pablo Sandoval splashed a home run into McCovey Cove, Brandon Belt and Marco Scutaro also connected to back Tim Lincecum, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Atlanta Braves 5-1 on Sunday to wrap up a strong homestand. The Braves remain out west, where they will begin a three game series with Arizona tonight at 9:30 PM […]

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