Power line falls near Salem

August 26, 2013

An electric power line fell to the ground at mid afternoon yesterday near Salem, on the Flat Shoals Road. 96.3/WGOG NEWS learned that to make repairs, Blue Ridge Electric Cooperative was forced to cut service to much of the Picket Post/Salem area for about two hours. Oconee Emergency Services made courtesy calls to those in…

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“This card won’t do it.”

August 26, 2013

In the opinion of a Clemson woman, the state’s effort to devise a card to combat voter fraud is a dollar short—-actually a lot of dollars short. Eleanor Hare says South Carolina simply did not invest enough to come up with a card that can fool a counterfeiter. Hare, a member of the League of…

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City Hall hearings tonight!

August 26, 2013

The Seneca board that regulates the city’s historic and design review districts holds hearings tonight at City Hall. They begin at 5:30 p-m. Jon Sanford seeks a certificate of appropriateness for a project at 410 S. Depot Street. Raymond and Donnie Billingsley seek a certificate at 125 Ramcat Alley.

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Libraries set holiday schedule

August 26, 2013

Labor Day weekend will be a period of rest for Oconee library workers. The main library in Walhalla and its branches will be closed Saturday, August 31 through Monday, September 2. They’ll reopen normal time Tuesday, September 3. Though the doors will be locked, you can conduct library business online. There, you can place holds…

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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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Calendar

  • October 1, 2014Oconee County Humane Society Fundraiser
  • October 3, 2014 10:30 amLeTourneau-WABCO Employee Reunuion
  • October 3, 2014 3:00 pmBenefit for Phillip Brucke
  • October 4, 2014 6:00 pmOle Country Church Singing
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