4 a-m UPDATE from SC DOT

January 29, 2014

The storm moved from the upstate and midlands, but will affect the upper coastal plains and the Pee Dee until mid day. Snowfall accumulated 1 to 3 inches and freezing rain fell near the coast. Most roads this morning remain hazardous, and the state recommends no travel unless necessary. Among Oconee accidents reported are Coneross…

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For govt., it’s a shutdown Wednesday!

January 29, 2014

Be careful if you are out there! The first snowfall of the season has led to a spate of closings for today affecting non-essential services of local and area government. Oconee County Dispatch reported a few accidents over night and several vehicles left by the road sides. The primary roads and highways, for the most…

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WCA adds four to board of directors

January 28, 2014

Despite the snowy weather Tuesday night, the Walhalla Civic Auditorium Board of Directors held its annual membership meeting at its East North Broad Street facility. The board elected four new members to two year terms. They join the current eight person board, bringing the total of the governing body to 12. Board Vice-President Kris Butts…

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Snow begins moving out of area; cancellations in its wake

January 28, 2014

WGOG’s latest weather data indicates the snow that has hampered Oconee throughout Tuesday is moving out of the area. The latest WeatherCenter Forecast indicates a few stray snow showers may occur before midnight, but for the most part, the storm is over for Oconee County. It leaves us with icy roads Tuesday evening, which will…

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Road Conditions deteriorating

January 28, 2014

WGOG’s has received word of a number of accidents in Oconee County as the road conditions continue to deteriorate this afternoon. Around 4:30 this afternoon, the Highway Patrol was reporting accidents on Long Creek Highway, Dr. Johns Road, Highlands Highway and Highway 11. Details of the accidents were not immediately available. The Highway Patrol also…

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Lots of questions to be answered, says Hudson

January 28, 2014

A retired Oconee hospital administrator says, considering the climate of health care today, he’s not surprised that his former place of work is interested in banding with an out-of-county organization. But like a lot of things you hear, Ham Hudson says the Devil’s in the details, and there are many questions to be answered before…

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Calendar

  • December 20, 2014 6:00 pmMountain Rest Community Club's Monthly Meeting
  • December 20, 2014 7:00 pm35th Old Fashion Christmas Pageant
  • December 21, 2014 10:30 amWelcome Wesleyan Church Holiday Meal Giveaway
  • December 23, 2014 5:30 pmA Laidback Candlelit Service
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