‘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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The Audits gets the assessment he needs

August 26, 2013

The South Carolina Department of Revenue has provided Oconee County the assessment to be used to calculate what the county‚Äôs top taxpayer will owe. The total 2013 assessment as determined by the DOR is $132.5 million, as compared with $132 million in 2012. The increase is offset by state industrial credits and, according to Oconee…

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Two-car Seneca accident

August 26, 2013

The police in Seneca report minor injuries this morning in a two-car accident at S. Depot and Daniel Avenue. Lt. Robert Tribble says the driver of a Kia required a trip to the hospital. However, for a brief time, the driver of the second vehicle, a Ford Escape, was temporarily trapped in the wreckage of…

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Candidates can sign up for council today

August 26, 2013

Two weeks of qualifying opens at the noon hour today for those interested in running for town council in Salem and the city councils in Walhalla and Westminster. Salem candidates sign up at their town hall. For the first time, those wishing to run in Walhalla and Westminster sign up at the county Registration and…

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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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  • December 23, 2014 5:30 pmA Laidback Candlelit Service
  • December 24, 2014 6:00 pmChristmas Eve Worship
  • February 7, 2015 7:00 pmRelay for Life of Oconee Fundraiser
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