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UPDATE: Seneca homicide victim was Washington State man

January 2, 2014

Oconee County Coroner Karl Addis says the victim of a Thursday morning homicide in Seneca was a Washington State man. Addis says 32 year-old Scott Andrew Johnston, of Pullman, Washington, died from gunshot injuries sustained in the apparent home invasion which occurred Thursday morning at 24 Ames Street in the Utica Mill Village. Officials say…

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THURSDAY SPORTS: Shaw’s five TDs lead Gamecocks past Wisconsin

January 2, 2014

Behind five touchdowns from senior quarterback Connor Shaw, No. 8 South Carolina (11-2) claimed a 34-24 victory over No. 19 Wisconsin (9-4) in the 2014 Capital One Bowl. The Capital One Bowl MVP, Shaw accounted for 369 yards of offense, going 22-for-25 in the air for 312 yards and 3 touchdowns while also running for 48…

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BREAKING: One dead in Utica Mill Hill shooting

January 2, 2014

WGOG has learned one person is dead in a shooting a home in the Utica Mill Hill area of Seneca. Police say a woman at an address on Ames Street phoned 911 around 7:35 Thursday morning. The woman told dispatchers two men, both wearing masks, invaded her home and shot someone several times. After the…

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Sisters die in Oconee crash; mother charged

January 1, 2014

Two young sisters, ages 4 and 1, are the first traffic fatalities of 2014 in Oconee County. County Coroner Karl Addis says the children died in a single vehicle collision which occurred at 2:15 AM Wednesday on Wells Highway, near Utica Baptist Church in Seneca. Police say the vehicle was traveling east when its driver,…

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TUESDAY SPORTS: Clemson, USC, Furman notch hoops wins

December 31, 2013

Up four with just 11 minutes to play, Clemson outscored VMI 32-6 the rest of the way in an 80-50 win over the Keydets at Littlejohn Coliseum on Monday. The Tigers finished the non-conference portion of the regular season with a 9-3 record. VMI dropped to 6-6 with the loss. Jordan Roper, who helped key the…

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MONDAY SPORTS: Furman continues West Coast trip

December 30, 2013

Furman concludes its non-conference men’s basketball schedule on Monday when it travels to Davis, Calif., to face the UC Davis Aggies in a 10 p.m. ET contest at The Pavilion. Coverage on 96.3 WGOG and the Furman Sports Network will begin Monday at 9:30 PM with the Paladin Pre-Game Show. The Paladins enter the game…

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FRIDAY SPORTS: Apple Classic day one

December 27, 2013

In the 2013 Apple Classic Holiday Hoops Tournament at Walhalla High School on Thursday, Walhalla’s boys rolled over Rosemond, NC in the nightcap, 93-33. Will Robert led the way with 29 of those Razorback points. Walhalla will take on Daniel Friday at 8: 30 PM. The Lions, on Thursday, defeated Brevard 52-36. Pendleton downed Tamassee-Salem 59-50.…

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THURSDAY SPORTS: Apple Classic tournament underway; Gamecocks finish 3rd in Honolulu; Newberry ranked in final coaches poll

December 26, 2013

The 2013 Apple Classic Holiday Hoops Tournament gets underway Thursday at Walhalla High School. Admission is only $5 and fans can see 7 games per day. The tournament runs through Saturday featuring teams from South Carolina, North Carolina and Georgia. ——————————————————————————————————————————————South Carolina trailed by as many as nine in the first half, but the Gamecocks (4-6)…

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Christian Ministry offering toys for struggling familes

December 20, 2013

If your family, or a family you know, struggles financially to provide Christmas toys Hosanna Christian Ministry wants to help. The Ministry will be offering toys, with no price tags attached, Saturday from 9:00 AM until 12:00 PM at the indoor location of Oconee Aluminum Products, 1797 Blue Ridge Boulevard in Bountyland. The toys, which have…

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FRIDAY SPORTS: Walhalla hoops teams lose; Warriors win county wrestling title; Clemson falls at Auburn

December 20, 2013

In high school basketball on Thursday, the Walhalla boys fell to Rabun County 76-68. The Lady Razors also fell to Rabun County by a score of 66-56.The Walhalla teams will head to Seneca Friday night. ______________________________________________________________________________ West-Oak claimed the Oconee County wrestling championship after wins Thursday over both Walhalla and Seneca. Walhalla won the other match over Seneca…

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