FRIDAY SPORTS: Walhalla hoops teams lose; Warriors win county wrestling title; Clemson falls at Auburn

December 20, 2013

In high school basketball on Thursday, the Walhalla boys fell to Rabun County 76-68. The Lady Razors also fell to Rabun County by a score of 66-56.The Walhalla teams will head to Seneca Friday night. ______________________________________________________________________________ West-Oak claimed the Oconee County wrestling championship after wins Thursday over both Walhalla and Seneca. Walhalla won the other match over Seneca…

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Cell Tower Ok’d Near Westminster

December 20, 2013

The Oconee County Board of Zoning appeals has granted a special exception for a new cell tower in Westminster. The new 180 foot tower will be located on Oakmont Road. Attorney Gary Pennington of Columbia says the applicants have addressed concerns regarding the possibility of the property containing Indian gravesites. The tower will initially be…

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Long Creek Woman Facing Drug Charges

December 20, 2013

A Long Creek woman faces drug charges following an early Thursday morning arrest. Sheriff’s department spokesman Jimmy Watt says deputies responded to a call late Wednesday to reports of suspicious vehicle in the are of Damascus Church Road in Long Creek. Watt says deputies found a subject outside of the vehicle and two people in…

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Bail set at $1 million

December 19, 2013

The Seneca judge this afternoon set bond at $1 million for the woman accused of confining two children to a dog house and storage building. Even if Mattie Brooks were able to make bail, she’ll have to abide by conditions imposed by Municipal Judge Danny Singleton—such as no contact with the alleged victims or any…

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Home fire near Westminster

December 19, 2013

Word has reached 96.3/WGOG of a fire this afternoon in a home on Sandy Lane in the Richland-Clearmont area near Westminster. It’s believed that a family of as many as five people are going to require assistance to rebuild their lives. Once we get details of how the community and the general public can help…

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Seneca woman arrested on child abuse charges

December 19, 2013

A Seneca woman faces a bond hearing this afternoon, as the result of her arrest in a three-month investigation. Chief John Covington says Mattie Brooks, arrested this morning on South Walnut Street, is accused of unlawful conduct toward a child and criminal sexual conduct first degree. According to Covington, investigator Mike Terramano has put together…

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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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