SRO’s walking tour reaches Clinton

January 9, 2014

An Oconee deputy who, during his spare time, is taking a walk across South Carolina says by last weekend he reached Clinton, which puts him 66 miles from the State Capitol in Columbia. From the mountains to Columbia is the first leg of Norman Dukes’ trip. He’s wearing down shoe leather and putting a strain…

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Banker to chair OC’S new economic effort

January 9, 2014

An Oconee banker today took the helm of the new vessel that’ll chart the county’s hopes for economic prosperity into 2014 and beyond. Blue Ridge Bank’s Glenn Buddin was elected chairman as a part of a slate of officers for the new Oconee Economic Alliance, which is replacing the county’s Economic Development Commission. Joining Buddin…

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Pendleton man looks to move on up!

January 9, 2014
Pendleton man looks to move on up!

Pendleton resident Gary Burgess Sr. has chosen Martin Luther King Day this month to make his official announcement that he’ll be a candidate this year to become next South Carolina State Superintendent of Education. Burgess serves on the Anderson County Board of Education and holds the board office of secretary. He intends to be a…

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The latest on those electric buses

January 9, 2014

A meeting tomorrow could be critical in knowing when Seneca’s four electric-powered buses will officially be placed into service. The debut day was to have been this past Monday, but problems with at least one charging station changed that. On 96.3/WGOG NEWS, Seneca’s Ed Halbig today discusses the latest development and insists he’s confident that…

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THURSDAY SPORTS: Gamecocks lose at 10th-ranked Florida

January 9, 2014

South Carolina (7-7, 0-1) had to weather a tough start in Wednesday night’s SEC opener at No. 10/11 Florida (12-2, 1-0) to keep the game close, but an 11-0 run midway through second half propelled the Gators past the Gamecocks, 74-58, at the Stephen C. O’Connell Center in Gainesville. Florida guard Scottie Wilbekin led all…

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96.3/WGOG NEWS correction!

January 9, 2014

Here is a 96.3/WGOG NEWS correction. Everyone may attend next week’s annual members’ meeting of the Oconee Joint Regional Sewer Authority, but the meal part of the meeting is available only for invited attendees. We regret our earlier error which made it appear that the meal part of it was available for everyone. The annual…

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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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