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Victim flown to burn center

October 9, 2012

A man found on the driveway outside a home fire near Walhalla was flown to the regional burn center at Augusta, Georgia. Neither the man’s condition, nor his identity, was made available last night to 96.3/WGOG NEWS. Captain Mark Hollifield of the Walhalla Fire Department discovered the burn victim in front of a single-wide mobile…

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Calorie-counting vending machines to go national

October 8, 2012
Calorie-counting vending machines to go national

As criticism over sugary sodas intensifies, Coke, Pepsi and Dr Pepper are rolling out new vending machines that display just how many calories are in their drinks. The machines will let customers see the calorie counts for drinks before making a purchase. They will launch in Chicago and San Antonio municipal buildings in 2013 before…

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Home fire near Walhalla

October 8, 2012

96.3/WGOG NEWS has learned that a medical helicopter, with patient aboard, has lifted off from near a Walhalla area fire scene. The fire is reported to be a home fire, off the White Cut Road, north of the city limit. No other details immediately available.

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Give your input today

October 8, 2012

  If you have a question or a comment about the possibility of passenger bus service beyond Seneca, your opinion or question will count this afternoon at Keowee. At the Keowee Key Country Club, at 3 this afternoon, Ernie Boughman is hosting a public meeting and would like to hear from you. Boughman is updating…

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Flu shots again tomorrow

October 8, 2012

There’s a flu shot availability again tomorrow in Seneca, courtesy of the public health department The vaccine is to be administered 1 to 4:30 p-m at the Seneca Health Department, 609 N. Townville Street, by appointment only. For an appointment, call 882-2245.

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OSD wins national recognition

October 8, 2012

The Oconee County Sheriff’s Department and its K-9 unit have received a national recognition. Members of the sheriff’s Office Pro Active Criminal Enforcement Team were recognized late last month by the American Police Canine Association in Vincennes, Indiana. The association president, Michael Johnson, presented the award during a banquet that followed a weeklong k9 training…

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New pest to worry about

October 8, 2012

A tiny hitchhiker newly- discovered in South Carolina could portend trouble for homeowners who relish the sweet smell of eucalyptus trees. A Clemson Extension Agent in Lexington County has identified the first eucalyptus leaf beetle discovered in South Carolina. “A homeowner brought it into the Lexington Extension Office from West Columbia,” said Vicky Bertagnolli. Once…

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Walhalla trick or treat events

October 8, 2012
Walhalla trick or treat events

Trick or treaters this year can count on being in good hands by stopping in at one or two Halloween events, sponsored by Walhalla’s public safety departments. Both the police and the fire departments are going to welcome trick or treaters the night of Wednesday, October 31. The Walhalla Police Department once again will stage…

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Awards for Walhalla band

October 8, 2012

The Walhalla High Marching Band won first place in colorguard, first in percussion, and second overall in 2-A competition. The band competed Saturday in Liberty at the Red Devil Regiment Marching Contest.

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FDIC releases market share rankings

October 8, 2012
FDIC releases market share rankings

From this year to the last, Oconee’s financial institutions are holding their own when it comes to total deposits. The county’s 11 banks and one savings institution reported total deposits around $1.1 billion, about the same from last year’s market share report from the FDIC. For a second year, Oconee Federal Savings and Loan’s nearly…

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  • October 25, 2014 10:00 amCORVETTES AT TAMASSEE DAR School
  • October 25, 2014 4:00 pmWestminster First Baptist Church's Trunk or Treat
  • October 26, 2014 10:00 amMonti Vista Baptist Church's Homecoming
  • October 26, 2014 4:00 pmReturn Baptist Church's Community Wide Trunk or Treat Fall Festival
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