Corbeil and Cammick make Salem campaign stop

May 16, 2014

With the agreement of the candidates, some of the usual formalities of political forums were laid aside and last night’s event in Salem proceeded in a way that allowed the crowd to get to better know the two hopefuls this year for Seat One, Oconee County Council. Paul Corbeil and Edda Cammick brought their campaigns…

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Police will be everywhere!

May 16, 2014

The Walhalla police chief says there are good reasons why his officers have begun to write additional citations. For one, Chief Ronald Wilbanks says, Walhalla of late has been plagued by drivers running red lights. And Sgt. Aaron Alexander says beginning tonight you’ll see Walhalla officers through out the city conducting license checkpoints. According to…

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Police nab sustect wanted in three states

May 15, 2014

An Illinois man arrested in the lobby of a Seneca hotel is wanted by authorities in three other states. And John Covington, Seneca police chief, says authorities in one of those will extradite. The police yesterday arrested Michael Marin Ghimes of Barrington, Illinois on charges of breach of trust with fraudulent intent and giving false…

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Shoplifter ditches stolen items but escapes

May 15, 2014
Shoplifter ditches stolen items but escapes

 A Seneca Wal-Mart shoplifter abandoned a shopping cart used this week to haul stolen store items and escaped, and the public is being asked to help by providing information about what happened. The shopping cart was found near Papa John’s pizza and the stolen store items have been recovered by Wal-Mart. But the shoplifter as…

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Fair announces three scholarship winners

May 15, 2014

The South Carolina Foothills Heritage Fair announces that three local high school students have completed beekeeping courses offered by the Oconee Beekeepers Association and the Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service. The scholarships go to Taylor Lynn Thomas of West-Oak High School and to Parker Reed Scruggs and Carson Wilder Solesbee of Seneca High School. Besides…

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Flier urges write-in votes for Paul Cain

May 15, 2014

96.3/WGOG NEWS has received a copy of an unsigned flier that urges write-in votes for Paul Cain Tuesday. By rules of the Republican Party, Cain is prohibited from encouraging write-in votes on his behalf. And the flier reads: “Paul Cain has not endorsed, sponsored, funded or approved this flier. At the time of its creation,…

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Calendar

  • November 23, 2014 9:30 amTamassee DAR School will “Committee of Angels” at Richland Presbyterian Church
  • November 25, 2014 5:15 pmBlue Ridge Tree Lighting
  • November 27, 2014 10:00 amWestminster Community Thanksgiving Meal
  • November 29, 2014 2:00 pmRestoration Church of God will host "Pictures with Santa"
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