A top-performing micropolitan

March 10, 2015

The Seneca micropolitan area, which takes in all of Oconee County, was recently ranked the top performing micropolitan in South Carolina and eighth overall in the country. There are 576 micropolitan areas and those are defined by having an urban core of at least 10,000 residents but no more than 50 thousand in population. Site…

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Vandal spray paints the downtown

March 10, 2015
Vandal spray paints the downtown

The police in Clemson are ramping up their search for the individual who spray painted graffiti on several downtown buildings.  A camera caught an image of the suspect.  If you can help the Clemson police solve this crime, contact officer C. Chancellor at 864/624-2000.  You may remain anonymous.

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Seneca beats Walhalla on the diamond

March 10, 2015

Seneca baseball came back from being down by six runs Monday night to defeat Walhalla 7-6 in the Western AAA opener. Alex Medlin got the win on the mound for the Bobcats, going 6.1 innings and allowing only one unearned run. Seneca will host Wren on Friday. Walhalla is back in action Wednesday, hosting Easley.

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Thorsland: “It’s just the way we do business”

March 10, 2015

From time to time, questions arise as to just what purpose Oconee public school credit cards are being used. But the district’s top officials say the use of the credit cards by individual schools and individual school personnel is carefully monitored. District policy allows the cards to be used for purchases under $2,500 dollars. Dr.…

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Westminster house fire

March 10, 2015

A house fire early this morning in Westminster. 96.3/WGOG NEWS has been told the fire occurred around 2:30 this morning in a home at 112 Oak Street in the vicinity of E. Main Street.  Lt. Michael Smith says the city police are helping the fire department in the investigation of the fire, and he said…

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Two deputies pick up their diplomas

March 10, 2015
Two deputies pick up their diplomas

 Oconee County deputy sheriffs Colby Mize and Jordei Jameson are the seventh and eighth graduates of a basic law enforcement program, since Mike Crenshaw became Sheriff in 2013. Mize and Jameson graduated Friday from the basic law enforcement program of the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy. Mize was hired by the Oconee Sheriff’s Office in…

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Calendar

  • July 5, 2015 7:00 pmLife Tree Cafe
  • July 6, 2015 9:00 amWest-Oak Young Warriors Basketball Skills Camp
  • July 6, 2015 6:00 pmAudtions for Neil Simon's "The Odd Couple"
  • July 10, 2015 8:00 pmSummer Square Dancing at Oconee State Park
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