Sober or Slammer this weekend!

December 27, 2013
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It’s always good advice to avoid drinking and driving. Especially between now and New Year’s Day. The Walhalla police have announced they’ll be on the lookout all this weekend for drivers under the influence. According to Sgt. Aaron Alexander, you can expect to see mandatory-stop checkpoints throughout the city. Alexander says his department will be…

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Walhalla water project set for ’14

December 27, 2013
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Counting Streetscape and the quest for a new supply, water projects are likely to keep Walhalla busy in 2014. The replacement of old utility lines in the four-block section destined for Streetscape, as well as the continual effort by the city to find a new source of water get the most attention. But there’s an…

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FRIDAY SPORTS: Apple Classic day one

December 27, 2013
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In the 2013 Apple Classic Holiday Hoops Tournament at Walhalla High School on Thursday, Walhalla’s boys rolled over Rosemond, NC in the nightcap, 93-33. Will Robert led the way with 29 of those Razorback points. Walhalla will take on Daniel Friday at 8: 30 PM. The Lions, on Thursday, defeated Brevard 52-36. Pendleton downed Tamassee-Salem 59-50.…

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Keowee Key man in “complete agreement” with Duncan

December 27, 2013
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A Keowee Key man is all on-board with the Third District congressman’s plans for legislation to open energy development under less environmental regulations. It’s just that Harry Wertheimer doesn’t regard prospects good for its passage. Wertheimer worked as a mechanical engineer during his auto industry career and, from his retirement home, has waged a campaign…

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How to explain it?

December 27, 2013
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Only a few days remain in a year in which Oconee County fatal traffic numbers fell appreciably. From 23 fatalities in 2012, the toll on the highways in 2013 fell to three dead. When asked for an explanation, the county’s coroner could only say, “It’s been a good year.” At 96.3/WGOG NEWS’s request, Coroner Karl…

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Just how many black bears are out there?

December 27, 2013
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Researchers at Clemson University and the state Department of Natural Resources have completed field work on a project that will yield important new information on the population of black bears in the South Carolina mountains. The objective is to estimate the black bear population in the Mountain Hunt Unit located in northern Oconee, Pickens and…

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  • 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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