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Twisters Reported In Oconee County

July 22, 2013

Oconee County remains under a tornado warning until 9:52 PM Monday, according to the National Weather Service at the Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport. Oconee County has been under the severe weather threat since before 8:30 PM when storms with rotation were reported 5 miles southwest of Westminster and tornado damage was reported near Toccoa, Georgia. Social…

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Harry Manley

July 19, 2013

Harry Manley, of Lovingood Avenue, Walhalla, passed away late Wednesday, July 17, 2013, after a long battle with heart disease. Mr. Manley was a retired employee of the Walhalla Water Department. Harry’s wife of 46 years, Iris Moss Manley, and their family, invite friends to a Celebration of Harry’s life, Saturday, July 20, 2013, at…

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Jazz on the Alley Cancelled

July 11, 2013

By:  Chad Dorsett of WSNW Radio The threat of showers and thunderstorms has forced officials to cancel tonight’s Jazz on the Alley in downtown Seneca.  However, the city is still inviting everyone to come to downtown tonight to enjoy a meal, explains Seneca Events Coordinator Riley Johnson.  “We have decided to go ahead and call…

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The search is on for the worst video games ever

June 5, 2013

Maybe they should have called in Indiana Jones. A Canadian firm has gained permission to search an old New Mexico landfill. What are they looking for? Bad video games. Fuel Industries is especially covetous of the old Atari E.T. cartridge, a game considered to be one of the worst ever produced — so bad it…

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Planning a summer trip to Disney World? You’re gonna pay

June 4, 2013
Planning a summer trip to Disney World? You’re gonna pay

As heard on Tuesday’s Golden Corner’s Morning Show with Kris Butts, Walt Disney Co has raised single-day admission prices as much as 6.7 percent. The increase took effect over the weekend at its theme parks in Florida and California, hikes that are more than five times the rate of inflation. Higher prices for Disney’s theme parks…

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Beware of bees

June 3, 2013

A Texas man was stung to death after he drove his tractor into a pile of wood that concealed a hive of 40,000 “killer bees,” authorities and family members said Sunday. Every inch of exposed skin was covered with stings on the body of Larry Goodwin, 62, of Moody, Texas, family members told NBC station…

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Wanted man charged with murder in Anderson homicide

June 2, 2013
Wanted man charged with murder in Anderson homicide

Police in Anderson have officially filed murder charges against a man still at-large. Police were called to 1703 Martin Avenue in Anderson at around 11:20 PM Friday. At that location, police discovered a male victim who had been shot. The victim was transported to ANMED Health emergency department where he was pronounced dead. The victim…

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BOMBING SUSPECT IN CUSTODY

April 19, 2013

NBC news is reporting the 2nd bombing suspect is in custody now.  Please click here to read more: http://usnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/04/19/17823265-its-over-boston-bombing-suspect-captured-alive-police-say?lite

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Second Marathon Bomber in custody

April 19, 2013
Second Marathon Bomber in custody

The Boston Marathon bombing suspect was captured Friday night after police found him in a boat in a suburban backyard following a bloody rampage and daylong manhunt, law enforcement sources said. Cheers went up from a crowd of police gathered at the scene in Watertown, Mass., where bursts of gunfire had been heard over the…

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Braves continue to win

April 17, 2013

Jason Heyward, Justin Upton and Dan Uggla homered in the 8th inning and Juan Francisco hit a pair of solo shots early in the game to help the Atlanta Braves win their 10th straight with a 6-3 win over the Kansas City Royals at Turner Field Tuesday night. The two game interleague series wraps up…

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Calendar

  • October 1, 2014Oconee County Humane Society Fundraiser
  • October 3, 2014 10:30 amLeTourneau-WABCO Employee Reunuion
  • October 3, 2014 3:00 pmBenefit for Phillip Brucke
  • October 4, 2014 6:00 pmOle Country Church Singing
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