Warriors fall in season-opener

August 24, 2013

The West-Oak Warrior football team lost 31-14 to the Travelers Rest Devildogs Friday night at Warrior Field in Westminster. It was the season opener for both teams, in what is called “Week Zero” of high school football in South Carolina. An hour-long lightning delay resulted in an extended halftime, with Travelers Rest leading 17-7 at…

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Walhalla Pool gets belated opening

August 23, 2013

Schools are back and summer is fast ending, but the Walhalla City Swimming Pool is just getting started. Word from City Hall is that Walhalla will bring back concrete pool swimming to the public next week, Thursday, August 29, when Walhalla’s will become the only city-operated swimming pool in Oconee County. It’s been a long…

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Clemson-Greenville bus service

August 23, 2013

The distance between Clemson University and Greenville will get shorter next month when a new, weekday commuter service will connect the two locations. The university and the Greenville public transportation system are going to connect the main campus with Clemson’s instructional and research locations in Greenville and other spots across that city’s transportation system. The…

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Helicopter flight!

August 23, 2013

The landing and take-off of a medical helicopter created noon hour crowd of onlookers today in downtown Walhalla. As it was described to 96.3/WGOG NEWS, the medical helicopter used the grass-covered lot at Main and N. Katherine as the place to pick up and transport its patient.

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Taking the attitude of not kidding yourself

August 23, 2013

For the EPA to say it will re-consider its position on ethanol mixed with motor fuels is simply not enough in the view of an Oconee County man who continues his battle against ethanol-blended fuel. Environmental Protection Agency recently announced it will consider lowering the mandated consumption of alternative fuels. But Harry Wertheimer, a retired…

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FRIDAY SPORTS: HS football kicks off tonight; 5 Gamecocks on All-SEC list; Clemson hoops schedule released

August 23, 2013

*The 2013 high school football season gets underway Friday night for the West-Oak Warriors. The Warriors will host the Travelers Rest Devildogs at 7:30 PM at Warrior Field in Westminster. Elsewhere, the Daniel Day Jamboree is Friday night in Central at Singleton Field. Walhalla will take part, facing Blacksburg. Daniel will face Spartanburg and Liberty plays Christ…

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  • September 6, 2014Calling All Christians to Unite in Prayer
  • September 7, 2014 7:00 pmOconee County Baptist Camp Meeting Under the Tent
  • September 11, 2014 9:00 amFriends of the Library Monthly Book Sale
  • September 13, 2014Calling All Christians to Unite in Prayer
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