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UPDATED: Power outages reported in parts of Oconee and Pickens; those without power should turn off all appliances

January 6, 2014

UPDATE (8:45 PM): Blue Ridge Co-Op customers east and south of the city of Seneca report their power has been restored. As the Golden Corner settles into its coldest night in two decades, some citizens are finding themselves in the dark. Terry Ballenger of Blue Ridge Electric Cooperative tells WGOG News a Duke transmission line…

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MONDAY SPORTS: Tigers, Gamecocks moving on

January 6, 2014

Clemson’s Sammy Watkins and Martavis Bryant have played their final game for the Tigers. The AP reported Sunday that Watkins has made his decision to go pro and the Charleston Post and Courier reported that Bryant has made the same call. Also, TheTigerInsider.com reported cornerback Baushad Breeland is also entering the NFL draft. The Tigers are…

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BREAKING: Jason Mark Carter captured in Tennessee

January 3, 2014

From OCSD Spokesman Jimmy Watt: Jason Mark Carter, who was found not guilty by reason of insanity in the 2006 murder of his mother and stepfather and committed, has been captured in Williamson County, TN according to information the Sheriff’s Office received from the State Law Enforcement Division.  The Sheriff’s Office was notified early yesterday…

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FRIDAY SPORTS: Tigers take field tonight

January 3, 2014

It’s gameday for Clemson Tiger football. Dabo Swinney’s Tigers take on Urban Meyer and the Ohio State Buckeyes in the Discover Orange Bowl from Miami Gardens Friday at 8:30 PM. It’s the first meeting between between the two teams since the 1978 Gator Bowl. Ohio State is a 3 point favorite in the latest line…

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UPDATE: Arrests made in Utica homicide

January 2, 2014

Oconee County Sheriff Mike Crenshaw says two teenagers are behind bars, charged with murder in the death of a Washington State man. Arrested and charged are 18 year-old James William Toward of 23 Ames Street, Seneca, and 16 year-old Donte Robert Bacon of 2309 Ashton Street in Seneca. Both have been charged with Murder, First Degree…

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Committed Oconeean escapes mental health facility

January 2, 2014
Committed Oconeean escapes mental health facility

Police in Oconee County have been notified of the escape of a man who was committed to a mental health facility after being found incompetent to stand trial in the 2006 murder of his mother and stepfather. Law Enforcement throughout the state are on the lookout for 39 year-old Jason Mark Carter. He is described…

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HS FOOTBALL: Oconee teams lose Friday night

October 12, 2013

All three Oconee County high school football teams saw defeat in action Friday night. In WGOG’s broadcast game from Williamston, Palmetto gets its first Western AAA win of the season with a 29-13 win over Walhalla. The game was close until the fourth quarter, the start of which the Mustangs led by only a 16-13…

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FRIDAY SPORTS: HS Football Friday; Clowney expected to play Saturday; Shrine Bowl roster set

October 11, 2013

*Golden Corner High School Football on 96.3 WGOG Friday night features Walhalla taking on Palmetto in Williamston. And, we’re shuffling the lineup just a bit. Jimmy Watt and Jeff Underwood will provide the call of the game. Kris Butts will be hosting the Edwards Auto Sales Scoreboard Show after the game. Regular host Tony Medlin is out…

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THURSDAY SPORTS: Cards advance to NLCS; Jones out for season; Clowney practices

October 10, 2013
THURSDAY SPORTS: Cards advance to NLCS; Jones out for season; Clowney practices

*The St. Louis Cardinals beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-1 Wednesday night to win their best-of-five National League Division Series 3 games to 2. Starter Adam Wainwright pitched a complete game for the Cardinals, and David Freese and Matt Adams got the big blows on offense, each of them hitting a two-run homer. The Cardinals now…

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WEDNESDAY SPORTS: Clowney addresses media; Jones could miss season; Panthers waive Edwards

October 9, 2013
WEDNESDAY SPORTS: Clowney addresses media; Jones could miss season; Panthers waive Edwards

*As the South Carolina Gamecocks prepare to face Arkansas on the road this Saturday, All-America defensive end Jadeveon Clowney did not practice on Tuesday, but spoke with the media about the events that unfolded last Saturday night when he did not play against Kentucky due to a muscle strain around his ribcage, calling it a…

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  • August 21, 2014 8:30 amClemson University Ext. Office's Private Pesticide Applicator Training
  • August 22, 2014 8:00 pmOconee State Park Square Dance
  • August 22, 2014 8:15 pmTown of West Union's Movie Night in the Park
  • August 23, 2014 11:00 amTaylor-Neal Reunion
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