Standoff near Walhalla comes to an end

Police say a standoff came to an end late Thursday evening at a home near Walhalla with the suspect being taken into protective custody. Police were on the scene in the 500 block of Highlands Highway, north of Walhalla, where the man was holed up in his home threatening to harm himself. Police say shots were fired in the home Thursday afternoon, but the […]

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Tamassee Man dies in late night wreck

Oconee County Coroner Karl Addis says a 45 year-old Tamassee man died Tuesday night from blunt forces injuries sustained in a wreck. James Austin Smith  died of blunt force injuries sustained in a two vehicle collision. The two vehicle collision happened around 11:30 PM Tuesday on North Highway 11, near the intersection of Flat Shoals Road and Cheohee Valley Road.  Addis […]

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High School Sports

Walhalla baseball earned a spot in the playoffs thanks to a walk off, 6-5, win over Wren on Monday. The game was part two of a game started on April 17 but postponed due to rain. The Razors will face Daniel Tuesday on the road in Central. The playoffs get underway on Friday. In boys’ soccer, Daniel defeated Walhalla in a […]

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Nine Year Old Missing From West Union Found Safe

Oconee County Sheriff’s Deputies and rescue teams located a missing nine year-old boy from the Scenic Heights area of West Union. The boy was found, unhurt, in the Fairfield Road section of Walhalla. Charlie King, with Emergency Services, says the boy was reported missing at around 8:30 PM Monday. The search was initially concentrated on a wooded area near the boys home […]

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HS Sports

In baseball on Thursday, West-Oak rolled over Pendleton, 8-3. Dylan Hunter notched three hits for the Warriors, who are back in action, hosting Walhalla, Friday night at 6:30. Elsewhere Thursday, Belton-Honea Path defeated Seneca, 14-3. In softball, it was Daniel with the 10-1 win over Walhalla. Elsewhere, Seneca got the shutout over Palmetto, 4-0. The Bobcats are at it again […]

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HS Sports

In high school sports on Tuesday, Seneca’s softball team blanked West-Oak, 3-0. With the win, the Bobcats will finish no less than 2nd in Western AAA, heading into the playoffs with two games remaining. Elsewhere, Daniel downed Walhalla, 4-0. In baseball, Walhalla shut out Daniel, 3-0. Seth Holcombe got the win for the Razors, striking out 11 Lion batters on […]

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Thursday’s High School Results

Daniel’s softball team defeated West-Oak, 3-2. Elsewhere, Seneca defeated Pickens, 5-0. The Bobcats recorded three hits each from Alex Adams and Raeleigh Windham. Seneca baseball blasted past Pickens, 10-. Tristen Hudson got the win on the mound for the Bobcats, while Alex Medlin went 2-for-3 with two RBIs, as did Devon Telley. Seneca’s boys soccer team downed Palmetto, 11-0. Samuel […]

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Dunlap to give up AD duties at end of school term

In a phone conversation Wednesday morning with WGOG’s Kris Butts, Walhalla High School’s Hal Dunlap said he’s giving up his duties as the school’s Athletic Director, effective at the end of the current school  year. Dunlap says it’s a decision he’s been mulling over for a couple of years. Dunlap adds he will remain as head coach of the Razorback boy’s basketball team. […]

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HS Sports

In high school sports on Monday, Seneca softball routed TL Hanna, 17-2, in five innings. Addie Pate got the win on the mound, and she scored in all of her at-bats. In boys soccer, Seneca blanked Wren, 3-0, in a game played in Piedmont. James Hanson notched two scores for the Bobcats. Elsewhere, Walhalla shut out Belton-Honea Path, 4-0, behind […]

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High school sports

In high school baseball on Tuesday, Oconee Christian Academy defeated Tamassee-Salem 8-6. OCA is now 5-0 on the season. T-S is now 0-6. Elsewhere, Daniel Singleton of West-Oak set a record for his school with 16 strikeouts in the Warriors 6-1 win over Pickens. Wren defeated Seneca 5-4. In girls soccer, Walhalla blanked West-Oak 4—0. Walhalla’s softball team defeated Belton-Honea […]

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