Motorcycle wreck proves fatal

May 12, 2014

A Sunday evening motorcycle accident near Seneca proved fatal to its operator—a 38-year old man. Coroner Karl Addis said the victim, Martinze Oneal Buchanan, went into cardiac arrest and died in the emergency room at the hospital an hour later. The 9-1-1 system was activated at 6:17 last night for the accident near 335 Rochester…

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Mother’s Day weekend tragedies in Oconee

May 11, 2014

A 63-year old woman lost her life last night in an SUV-pedestrian accident near her Oakway home. Coroner Karl Addis says he will release the name of the deceased this afternoon. She was killed on South Carolina 24 near the 182 intersection shortly after 9 o’clock. Addis says it appears the woman was walking to…

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3,200 students graduate today!

May 9, 2014

In three ceremonies today, Clemson University graduates 3,200 students. In the first ceremony this morning, first-year President James Clements challenged graduates and everyone else to make a difference. The morning ceremony included the colleges of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Science, with 561 students receiving degrees; and Engineering and Science, with 900.

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Nine Tech students are Michelin scholars

May 9, 2014

When Michelin announced in 2012 it would build a new Earthmover tire plant in Anderson County, Michelin Chairman and President Pete Selleck challenged his team to hire as many local maintenance technicians as possible. The company opened its 800 thousand square foot facility last year and exceeded its goal with 90% local hires. They included…

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Car leaves 188 at curve

May 9, 2014

An accident late last night in the Bountyland Community of Seneca temporarily closed a rail line and stopped traffic on South Carolina 188 near the traffic light intersection. According to information received by 96.3/WGOG NEWS, a car failed to make the curve on 188 approaching the traffic lights and struck a glancing blow to the…

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Head-on crash near the twin bridges

May 9, 2014

An Anderson County accident that involved a car and a truck sent one driver to the hospital. State troopers say yesterday afternoon’s accident on highway 24 near the twin bridges was a head-on crash that injured truck driver Harley Dylan Suttles, 19-year old Anderson resident. Suttles required a medical flight to AnMed Health Center. According…

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  • August 29, 2014 8:00 pmOconee State Park Square Dance
  • August 31, 2014 3:00 pmThe Westminster United Methodist Church's Community Singing
  • September 6, 2014Calling All Christians to Unite in Prayer
  • September 7, 2014 7:00 pmOconee County Baptist Camp Meeting Under the Tent
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