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THURSDAY SPORTS: Gamecocks get first SEC win

January 30, 2014

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…

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Black ice still a major concern

January 29, 2014

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,…

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WEDNESDAY SPORTS: Gamecocks host Texas A&M tonight

January 29, 2014

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…

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Oconee Schools Closed Thursday: Area Closings/Cancellations

January 29, 2014

****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…

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WCA adds four to board of directors

January 28, 2014

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…

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Snow begins moving out of area; cancellations in its wake

January 28, 2014

WGOG’s latest weather data indicates the snow that has hampered Oconee throughout Tuesday is moving out of the area. The latest WeatherCenter Forecast indicates a few stray snow showers may occur before midnight, but for the most part, the storm is over for Oconee County. It leaves us with icy roads Tuesday evening, which will…

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TUESDAY SPORTS: Gamecocks, Tigers, rank in preseason Top 25

January 28, 2014

South Carolina is ranked No. 7 in the nation in the Baseball America Preseason Top 25 as announced on Monday morning. The Gamecocks begin the 2014 season on Friday, Feb. 14 in the first game of a three-game series at Carolina Stadium.¬†South Carolina is one of eight SEC schools to be ranked in the preseason…

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Golden Corner could see more snow than expected

January 28, 2014

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…

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Parts of Oconee could see snowfall Tuesday into Wednesday

January 27, 2014

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…

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MONDAY SPORTS: Tigers go to 0-57 in Chapel Hill

January 27, 2014

Clemson scored just one field goal over a stretch of over 17 minutes Sunday and North Carolina capitalized in a big way, leading to an 80-61 Tar Heel victory over the Tigers at the Dean Smith Center. North Carolina improved to 12-7 on the season and 2-4 in the ACC, while the Tigers fell to…

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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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