What’s next after the new Walhalla High?

February 11, 2014

In a work session last night, the Oconee School Board of Trustees accepted as information a facilities plan, as presented by Dr. Michael Thorsland, assistant superintendent for operations. Thorsland began by announcing that once the new Walhalla High School is completed, administration recommends the district turn its attention to a pair of elementary schools: Ravenel…

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Homicide victim was shot

February 11, 2014

The findings of an autopsy are consistent with the Oconee coroner’s first account of the weekend death of a North Carolina man found on a road, not far from the Pickens County line. Karl Addis, the Oconee coroner, says Rashean Parker II died of a single gunshot wound to the chest. The 21-year old Parker…

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Part of Westminster Highway Closed-Not Weather Related

February 10, 2014

Part of highway 183/Westminster highway is closed tonight as responders handle a natural gas like break. The location is between the Ulbrich Plant and Bennett Road.

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Oconee Schools-Decision Made

February 10, 2014

WGOG has learned, there will be no school in Oconee County tomorrow.  

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Axion cameras prove valuable to Sheriff’s Office

February 10, 2014

Ten new Aixon cameras that some Oconee road patrol deputies wear on their rounds are proving valuable to officers making their cases. They also have a dual effect of protection for a suspect when questions are raised later. Sheriff Mike Crenshaw admitted today that the time is approaching for the need of his office to…

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Leads on cold cases “dead-end”

February 10, 2014

One year of pro-filing cold cases leads the Oconee sheriff to believe there has to be a better way. And Mike Crenshaw thinks that the better way may be devoting the time of one officer to investigating unsolved major cases from the past. In 2013, the Oconee Sheriff’s Office drew the public’s attention to nine…

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  • July 27, 2014 7:00 pmStumphouse Mountain Church of God's Revival
  • July 29, 2014Oconee Appalachian Kids-Appalachian Heritage Day
  • August 1, 2014 8:00 pmOconee State Park Square Dance
  • August 2, 2014Ole Country Church Singing
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