Jury being selected

August 26, 2013

After some lengthy preliminaries, jury selection is underway in the State’s case against James Bartee. By 12:45 this afternoon, a third juror had been seated. Twelve are needed. Most times, a couple of alternate jurors are also chosen. Bartee, retired Secret Service agent and a candidate last year for Oconee Sheriff, is charged with solicitation…

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Update from Bartee jury selection (11:55 am)

August 26, 2013

A lengthy, involved process to qualify the jury pool in the trial of former Sheriff candidate James Bartee continued late Monday morning at the Oconee County Courthouse. The prospective jurors are getting individual conferences with the judge and the chance to convince him to transfer their service to another term. WGOG will continue to provide…

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Garbage pickup change

August 26, 2013

West Union announces a change in its garbage pickups this week. Garbage collection that normally takes place Tuesday will take place instead on Thursday this week only, according to Cecelia Atkins, town administrator. Two sanitation workers are on medical leave tomorrow.

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Crimes at Walhalla’s Main and Poplar

August 26, 2013

The Walhalla police have made an arrest in their investigation of crimes two weekends ago at Main and Poplar. Zachary Richard MacCollister of Golden Leaf Lane has been arrested and charged with attempted burglary and malicious injury to real property. According to Lt. Paul Harris, the police believe MacCollister is the man who tried to…

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‘Farmers’ Almanac’ hits newsstands today

August 26, 2013

The Farmers’ Almanac is using words like “piercing cold,” “bitterly cold” and “biting cold” to describe the upcoming winter. And if its predictions are right, the first Super Bowl in the Northeast will be a messy “Storm Bowl.” The 197-year-old publication that hits newsstands Monday predicts a winter storm will hit the Northeast around the…

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MONDAY SPORTS: Crowds line up for Clemson/UGA tix; Braves beat Cards; Japan wins little league title

August 26, 2013

*Some students camping out for Clemson/Georgia football tickets were awarded with those tickets Monday morning. Some were simply too late. Students began camping out as early as a week ago to get coveted tickets for the Top-ten match-up between the Tigers and Bulldogs at Death Valley this Saturday night. Tickets were distributed Monday morning beginning…

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  • October 25, 2014 10:00 amCORVETTES AT TAMASSEE DAR School
  • October 25, 2014 4:00 pmWestminster First Baptist Church's Trunk or Treat
  • October 26, 2014 10:00 amMonti Vista Baptist Church's Homecoming
  • October 26, 2014 4:00 pmReturn Baptist Church's Community Wide Trunk or Treat Fall Festival
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