THURSDAY SPORTS: Gamecocks get first SEC win

South Carolina (8-12, 1-6 SEC) led by as many as 32 points and four Gamecocks scored in double-figures, as the Gamecocks posted their first SEC win of the season with a strong offensive effort in an 80-52 victory over visiting Texas A&M (12-8, 3-4 SEC) on Wednesday evening at Colonial Life Arena. Freshman guard Duane Notice posted a season high […]

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Black ice still a major concern

Patchy black ice is still possible on area roads into early Thursday, according to the National Weather Service office at the Greenville/Spartanburg Airport. In fact, the condition of area roads Thursday could be as bad or worse than what was seen Wednesday morning. Partly to mostly sunny skies should lead to warming pavement temperatures Wednesday, so you would expect road […]

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WEDNESDAY SPORTS: Gamecocks host Texas A&M tonight

South Carolina hosts Texas A&M on Wednesday for the second matchup between the two schools this season. The Aggies posted a 75-67 victory over the Gamecocks just two weeks ago in College Station. Tip-off Wednesday is set for 7:00 PM. ____________________________________________________________________ Tuesday was Super Bowl media day, an event that’s billed as an interview opportunity with the team members who’ll play […]

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Oconee Schools Closed Thursday: Area Closings/Cancellations

****OCONEE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS WILL BE CLOSED THURSDAY**** *Oconee Christian Academy closed Thursday. *Oconee County Governmental Offices and manned convenience centers will open at 10:30 AM Thursday. *Oconee County Courthouse will open at 10:30 AM. *Seneca City Hall will open at 10:30 AM Thursday. *The Tribble center will operate on an 1 hour delay on Thursday, January 30. Vans will […]

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WCA adds four to board of directors

Despite the snowy weather Tuesday night, the Walhalla Civic Auditorium Board of Directors held its annual membership meeting at its East North Broad Street facility. The board elected four new members to two year terms. They join the current eight person board, bringing the total of the governing body to 12. Board Vice-President Kris Butts presented the nominations of Carol […]

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Golden Corner could see more snow than expected

The latest forecast model indicates Oconee and Pickens Counties and other areas north of Interstate 85 may receive more snow than originally predicated, according to WGOG’s Kris Butts. The current forecast now calls for anywhere from 1-2 inches of snow for our area. The system is proving difficult to predict and there remains a lot of uncertainty as to who […]

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Parts of Oconee could see snowfall Tuesday into Wednesday

The National Weather Service at Greenville/Spartanburg has placed southern Oconee County under a Winter Weather Advisory for the possibility of snowfall Tuesday into Wednesday. Southern Oconee, along with southern Pickens, Greenville, Spartanburg, and Cherokee Counties, are all under the advisory. This is part of a winter storm system that is proving difficult to forecast for the Deep South. What is […]

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