“Sadness beyond words”

January 21, 2014

Oconee County Councilman Archie Barron has died. Council Chairman Joel Thrift says Barron died at 4:30 yesterday afternoon at Oconee Medical Center. An announcement is to be made this morning as to the status of tonight’s regularly scheduled council meeting. Barron’s death is being mourned. And one of his admirers tells 96.3/WGOG NEWS her reaction…

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MONDAY SPORTS: Broncos, Seahawks, headed to big game

January 20, 2014

It’s going to be the Seattle Seahawks and the Denver Broncos playing for the NFL championship on February 2nd in New Jersey, after they won their conference titles Sunday. In the battle of premier quarterbacks, Peyton Manning and the Broncos defeated the Tom Brady-led New England Patriots 26-16 in Denver to win the AFC crown.…

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Murder Victim was Beaten

January 20, 2014

The autopsy on a Westminster man missing since December reveals he died of blunt force trauma. That’s according to Oconee County Coroner Karl Addis. The body of 61 year old Richard Alan Marszalek was found Friday in the rubble of a burned mobile home. He was reported missing by his niece a week earlier. Coroner…

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Man found to be O.K. at Sid Falls

January 18, 2014

Oconee County Fire Chief Charlie King says a search and rescue operation was undertaken Saturday to locate a man missing in the Sid Falls area of Long Creek. At around 5:15 PM the 911 Center received a call from a man who was lost in one of the county’s more remote areas. King says “Phase…

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Firefighters respond to Port Bass blaze

January 18, 2014

Oconee County firefighters responded to a home fire in the South Union Community late Saturday afternoon. Fire Chief Charlie King says the home was located at 180 North Port Bass Road after. The home was a single story, double wide mobile home lake house. King says responders were on the scene within 8 minutes of…

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Missing man’s body found; Westminster men charged with murder

January 17, 2014

The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office says the body of a man reported missing earlier this week has been found in the rubble of his burned trailer, and they have charged two Westminster men with his murder. Sixty-one year old Richard Alan Marszalek was reported missing by his neice on Wednesday. Marszalek was last seen walking…

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  • 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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