Convenience store disturbance between man and woman

June 20, 2014

An argument between a man and a woman on the road continued later at an Oconee convenience store and, so far, has resulted in the arrest of the man. By this afternoon, sheriff’s officers were still looking for the woman and have posted a Crime Stoppers alert. Deputies late Wednesday night at the Bountyland Quik…

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Protective apparely required to inspect old building

June 20, 2014

Oconee’s newest county councilman, Paul Cain of District Three, will get a look Monday at the former courthouse. Cain was told this morning by Scott Moulder, county administrator, that he should wear a helmet and boots and that all who enter the building should also put on a respiratory mask.   Among others who will…

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Lake Keowee boat fire

June 20, 2014

96.3/WGOG NEWS has received word of a boat fire this morning at a marina belonging to the Cliffs home development on Lake Keowee.  Having occurred on the Pickens County side of Lake Keowee, the Keowee Vineyard Fire Department responded.

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Be careful on South Carolina 107!

June 20, 2014

State troopers reported accidents this morning on 107–a northern Oconee County state highway.  Two accident occurred there within 45 minutes and both resulted in injuries to some or all of those persons involved.  The first accident occurred at 107 and SC 130.  The second was on 107 at Fish Hatchery Road.

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20-year old man ID’d as wanted suspect

June 20, 2014
20-year old man ID’d as wanted suspect

 A 20-year old man near Seneca was identified today by the Oconee Sheriff’s Office as a suspect wanted in a series of crimes on Doyle Drive near the Hopewell Baptist Church. According to the Sheriff’s Office, Michael Andrew Poole Jr. of Owens Road is wanted by deputies regarding three incidents—burglary, vehicle break-in, and possession of…

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State’s jobless rate steady, Oconee’s inched higher

June 20, 2014

South Carolina unemployment in May remained unchanged from April. The percentage of South Carolinians out of work last month but actively looking for employment remained 5.3%. Oconee’s jobless rate jumped one-half of a percentage point, from 5.1% to 5.6%.

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Calendar

  • October 31, 2014 6:00 pmBoo in the Bay
  • November 1, 2014Walhalla's Lions Club Pancake Breakfast
  • November 1, 2014 4:00 pmCity of Salem Cruise-In
  • November 1, 2014 6:00 pmOle Country Church Singing
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