Deadline approaches for ATAX grants

February 9, 2015

Organizations interested in ATAX grants, available through the office of Oconee Parks, Recreation and Tourism, are facing a deadline this week. All applications for the latest cycle of grants must be filed by 3 o’clock Friday afternoon with the PRT office at High Falls County Park. The commissioners will review the applications and vote during…

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U-S 76 accident

February 7, 2015
U-S 76 accident

 Crews are currently working a traffic accident on Long Creek Highway (Hwy 76) at Brasstown Road. The accident involves an overturned “18 wheeler” that has blocked the roadway. Charlie King of Oconee Emergency Services says crews anticipate delays along the roadway for several hours as the truck is up righted and roadway cleared. Motorist traveling…

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Keeping the juice flowing at Clemson University

February 7, 2015

Trustees at Clemson have given the OK to a concept plan to replace and upgrade the electrical distribution system at the main campus. The project is estimated to cost $75 million, to be paid for with state bonds and maintenance and stewardship funds. Brett Dalton, vice president for finance, said replacing what is antiquated and…

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Salem police appeal for the public’s help

February 7, 2015

The Salem police are requesting anyone with information that can help solve a fraud case uncovered last week at one of the town’s places of business. Around 2:30 Thursday afternoon a white female, accompanied by an elementary-age girl, entered the business and began to sell tickets for what she said was a fundraiser involving Tamassee-Salem…

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A 96.3/WGOG NEWS correction

February 7, 2015

In our earlier post on the Anthem Insurance data breach, 96.3/WGOG gave an incorrect toll-free number established by Anthem.  The correct number is 1-/877-263-7995.  We regret that error.

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Marker honors fallen officer

February 6, 2015

Outside Oconee Law Enforcement Center now stands a marker in memory of a fallen officer. A solemn ceremony remembered the service of Bill Schuck, who died alone while on duty in an accident involving his squad car during the night in a rural part of the county. Sheriff Mike Crenshaw said the tragedy occurred five…

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Calendar

  • July 3, 2015 8:00 pmSummer Square Dancing at Oconee State Park
  • July 5, 2015 7:00 pmLife Tree Cafe
  • July 6, 2015 9:00 amWest-Oak Young Warriors Basketball Skills Camp
  • July 10, 2015 8:00 pmSummer Square Dancing at Oconee State Park
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