Tony Grogan

Seneca – William Anthony Grogan, 63, passed away Saturday, October 22, 2016 at the Cottingham Hospice House. A native of Oconee County, Mr. Grogan rtired from the U.S. Navy having served during Vietnam and was an adjunct instructor for Randolph Community College in N.C. He was a memebr of Westminster Baptist Church. A memorial service will be held at 11am, […]

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Tree cutter dies near Walhalla

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A 57 year-old Walhalla man, a commercial arborist, died Monday while performing a tree-cutting operation at an area home. Oconee County Coroner Karl Addis says David Wayne Vaughn arrived at the residence at 302 Holly Lane in Walhalla around 8:00 am Monday to begin work cutting down a tree. A 911 call came in just before 1:00 pm reporting Vaughn being […]

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101.7 WGOG Programming Schedule

Monday-Friday Local News at 6:30 am, 7:03 am, 7:30 am, 8:03 am, 12:03 pm, 4:03 pm, and 5:03 pm 6-10 AM : The Golden Corner’s Morning Show with Kris Butts and Dick Mangrum 10:05 – 10:20 AM : The Flea Market 12:00 PM – 12:25 PM : The Mid-Day Report 12:25 PM – 1:00 PM : The Classic Country Cafe […]

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SALEM MAN AND WOMAN CHARGED IN WALMART SHOPLIFTING AND FRAUDULENT RETURN CASE

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The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Salem man and woman in relation to a recent shoplifting and a fraudulent return case at the Walmart in Seneca. On Tuesday, deputies booked 44-year-old Jerry Leon Gambrell, Jr. and 25-year-old Jessie Lynn McClellan into the Oconee County Detention Center. The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office issued a press release seeking […]

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Zoria Hoxit

Zoria Durham Hoxit, 74, of Seneca, passed away Sunday, June 19, at the Cottingham Hospice House. Mrs. Hoxit, a native of Oconee County, retired from Kendall and was a member of Friendship United Methodist Church. A graveside service will be held 2 pm, Friday, June 24, at Memory Gardens Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Hospice […]

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Police seek public help in Walmart larceny

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The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office is asking for you help regarding a recent Seneca area Walmart larceny case and in identifying a male (pictured left) in relation to that case. Police spoke with an employee of the Sandifer Boulevard store on June 15th in regard to the theft of money. According to the employee, a Hispanic male went to a checkout line with […]

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Search for missing man to continue Sunday

Rescue workers on Saturday suspended their search for a Georgia man who is thought to have fallen into the Cullasaja River near Highlands. The search resumed on Sunday morning. Witnesses reported the men fell into the water along the Dry Falls area near Highlands. Workers found nothing during Saturdays search from Dry Falls to Turtle Pond Road.

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