22 white crosses

December 15, 2014
22 white crosses

 A new public awareness campaign has been initiated in Oconee County by members of the Walhalla Garden Club to draw attention to what is a national problem. Jerry Dyar, county veterans’ affairs officer, says the movement, which originated earlier this year in the Midwest, calls national attention to the fact that 22 veterans daily are…

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Scott awaits seat on Senate Finance Committee

December 15, 2014

South Carolina U-S senator Tim Scott of Charleston awaits a seat on the Senate Finance Committee. And, effective with the start of the 114th Congress, Scott becomes the first South Carolinian to sit on the committee since Senator James Hammond in 1861. The committee jurisdiction includes banking, insurance, financial markets, securities, housing, and urban development.…

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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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  • April 24, 2015Walhalla Civic Auditorium Play "BUSTED WEDDING BELLES"
  • April 26, 2015 2:00 pmSpring Fashion Show to Benefit Collins Children's Home
  • April 26, 2015 7:00 pmLife Tree Cafe
  • May 2, 2015 8:00 amPancakes for Princess Raelyn
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