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Four hikers safe after lengthy search

December 15, 2014

Four hikers are safe after a three and a half hour search last night of some of OconeeCounty’s most rugged terrain.  Two adults and two children became overdue and Oconee rescue crews mobilized a search starting at 6:30 last night to the Burrell’s Ford area of the ChattoogaRiver.  As the rescuers deployed into an area…

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George Allgood was part of the WGOG family

December 15, 2014

A memorial service for George Allgood of Walhalla takes place at 11 Wednesday morning at New Hope Baptist Church. The family receives friends after the service. George, who died Saturday, was retired, after having worked as vice president and station manager for WSNW and formerly with WGOG. Here, at WGOG, he filled nearly every role…

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Veteran WGOG Personality Passes

December 13, 2014

WGOG learned today that veteran WGOG personality George Allgood has passed away. George was a long time employee of WGOG and one of the first announcers on WGOG. During his many years with WGOG, he had a variety of duties from news director, morning show host, program director and even account representative.  George retired from…

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Clarifying story

December 13, 2014

Here’s a clarification on our earlier story which named Sam Carver the new director of the OconeeRegionalAirport.  Carver’s most recent job in the field of airport work was at Slidell, Louisiana until 2011.  Our story indicated Carver is a Slidell resident.  In actuality, he is a resident of nearby Gulfport, Mississippi and it is there…

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Customer who exited store is suspected shoplifter

December 13, 2014

Oconee deputies say a Wal-Mart customer who left the store without stopping to pay is a suspected shoplifter.  The Sheriff’s Office would like the public’s help with information that’ll lead to the arrest of a white female who pushed a cart past all points of sale shortly before 7:30 Thursday night at Seneca’s Wal-Mart.  According…

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Clemson Downs crime

December 13, 2014

The Clemson police are appealing for the public’s help to identify two suspects who broke into a car Thursday at Clemson Downs. The suspects were driving a silver newer model Dodge Durango and were caught on camera using credit cards taken during the theft. Anyone with information about the identities of these individuals is asked…

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“The Nutcracker”–a seasonal performance

December 12, 2014

The Foothills Conservatory for the Performing Acts presents “The Nutcracker” this weekend at the Brooks Center at Clemson University. The conservatory’s artistic director, West Union resident Ginny Siano-Eck, says this presentation will feature prominent national talent Russian-born and trained Pavel Gurevich and Lia Cirio of the Boston Ballet. Two performances take place at 7 tomorrow…

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WGOG changes network affiliation

December 12, 2014

96.3/WGOG  switched network affiliations today. For us, it’s  good bye to the NBC Network and welcome back to the ABC Network.

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Air base remains safe for now

December 12, 2014

The Coast Guard’s Air Facility in Charleston will stay open until at least January 1, 2016. Senators Tim Scott and Lindsey Graham made a joint announcement that the provision continuing operation of the facility was included in the Coast Guard Authorization Act—which Congress passed and sent to President Obama. In October, the Coast Guard announced…

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A way to check your ancestry

December 12, 2014

Oconee Public Library now features the Ancestry.com Library Edition database for genealogy research. According to Blair Hinson, branch services librarian, Ancestry.com is a well-recognized, comprehensive resource for researching family history. The database is free for library users through the public Internet computers and can also be used on users’ own devices through the library’s Wi-Fi…

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Calendar

  • December 23, 2014 5:30 pmA Laidback Candlelit Service
  • December 24, 2014 6:00 pmChristmas Eve Worship
  • February 7, 2015 7:00 pmRelay for Life of Oconee Fundraiser
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