Budget business!

June 17, 2013

State representatives hit the highways tomorrow for a return trip to Columbia. The business at hand will be action on the state’s proposed budget. A preview from District One’s Bill Whitmire, a retired Walhalla teacher, can be heard today on 96.3/WGOG NEWS.

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Who’ll headline Seneca’s next concert?

June 17, 2013

How does Seneca top the Charlie Daniels Band? How do you spell H-u-e-y L-e-w-i-s a-n-d T-h-e N-e-w-s? A Seneca councilman said he recently watched a televised performance of the rock band which produced big hits in the 1980s and imagined them performing at one of Seneca’s outdoor concert events. But Joel Ward, chairman of the…

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Fiber optic meets Deadman’s Curve

June 17, 2013

The broadband project to spread high-speed internet service across Oconee County recently brought fiber optic cable to Deadman’s Curve on highway 28 north of Walhalla. Workers were seen installing fiber optic in the same general area where a tropical storm washed out part of the road a few years ago.  

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Planned marina gets an extension

June 14, 2013

The federal government will allow the new owners of a planned lake marina in Pickens County more time to finish the job. A Federal Energy Regulatory Commission order this week allows a group called Keowee Investment Properties LLC until October 13, 2015 to build a residential marina to serve a new home development on the…

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Two arrested during search near Walhalla

June 14, 2013

Deputies and narcotics officers carried a search warrant to a home near Walhalla and made two arrests. The occupant of that home was the first person arrested, according to Jimmy Watt, spokesman for the Oconee Sheriff’s Department. Fred Nathan McCall of Little River Lane was charged with possession of a controlled substance and distribution of…

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Condemnation proceedings begun!

June 14, 2013

A strip of property a little more than one thousand feet long has prompted an electric power wholesaler to file a condemnation notice in Oconee County. Central Electric Power Cooperative of Columbia, which plans a new electric transmission line into southern Oconee County from Anderson, seeks to condemn a 70-foot right-of-way from two Oconee County…

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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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