In-service day today!

January 21, 2014
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Oconee public school students get a break today! It’s an in-service day across the school district, meaning teachers report but students do not.

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Conservation easements explained

January 21, 2014
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Conservation easements explained

Thirty Oconee landowners received information Saturday about conservation easements during a breakfast meeting sponsored by Oconee Forever. Speakers included Shea Airey, chairman of the Oconee Conservation Bank; landowner Rex Ramsey; and Erin Knight, land trust director for Upstate Forever. Ramsey told the story of his family’s land and how he used conservation easements to protect…

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Statewide hopeful encouraged by crowd

January 21, 2014
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The campaign for a hopeful for statewide office from Anderson County describes the candidate as encouraged by the response to his formal announcement for office. Gary Burgess chose Martin Luther King Day to announce his candidacy for state Superintendent of Education. And the Republican chose a former African-American school house in Anderson to make the…

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Zoning hearings tonight

January 21, 2014
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Zoning changes are at the forefront of public hearings tonight in Seneca and Westminster. At Seneca City Hall, David Thompson and James Montague go before the planning commission to request a neighborhood commercial zone for 923 and 924 E. Main Street. Those properties are now zoned R-6. The hearing begins at 6 o’clock. As part…

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“Sadness beyond words”

January 21, 2014
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Oconee County Councilman Archie Barron has died. Council Chairman Joel Thrift says Barron died at 4:30 yesterday afternoon at Oconee Medical Center. An announcement is to be made this morning as to the status of tonight’s regularly scheduled council meeting. Barron’s death is being mourned. And one of his admirers tells 96.3/WGOG NEWS her reaction…

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MONDAY SPORTS: Broncos, Seahawks, headed to big game

January 20, 2014
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It’s going to be the Seattle Seahawks and the Denver Broncos playing for the NFL championship on February 2nd in New Jersey, after they won their conference titles Sunday. In the battle of premier quarterbacks, Peyton Manning and the Broncos defeated the Tom Brady-led New England Patriots 26-16 in Denver to win the AFC crown.…

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Calendar

  • April 14, 2014 2:00 pmSpring into the Library at the OCPL’s Westminster Branch
  • April 17, 2014 9:00 amBlue Ridge Bank Bake Sale to Benefit The March of Dimes
  • April 19, 2014 8:00 amBenefit Hot Dog and Yard Sale
  • April 19, 2014 9:00 amOconee County Democratic Party's Breakfast Meeting
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