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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Libraries to apply for 1-cent tax

January 9, 2014

Oconee library leaders will submit their official request to be among the recipients of the proposed one-cent local sales tax. Once the final numbers are adjusted, they plan to turn in their application this afternoon—in advance of next week’s deadline, as set by the county Capital Project Sales Tax Commission. In a vote yesterday, the…

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Calendar

  • October 24, 2014The Emerson Rose Heart Foundation’s 4th Annual Golf Tournamen
  • October 25, 2014 10:00 amCORVETTES AT TAMASSEE DAR School
  • October 25, 2014 4:00 pmWestminster First Baptist Church's Trunk or Treat
  • October 26, 2014 10:00 amMonti Vista Baptist Church's Homecoming
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