But who won the write-in?

November 7, 2012
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Those leaving Oconee County election headquarters late last night knew that Mike Crenshaw unofficially received enough votes to become Sheriff-elect, but no one seemed to know who won a write-in vote to serve on the county Soil and Water Conservation Board. 96.3/WGOG NEWS learned that Joy Brooks, elections director, was working this afternoon to determine…

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College Application Month

November 7, 2012
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The Seneca High School Guidance Department encouraged students to apply to at least one college during College Application Month in October. The senior class responded by completing 409 college applications, with 92% of the class completing at least one. The guidance department hosted college admissions counselors. Students were able to hear a presentation from each…

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Let bygones be bygones

November 7, 2012
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During the campaign Wayne McCall, as the maverick member of Oconee County Council, made known his differences with two of his colleagues running for re-election. But now that the results are in, McCall has extended an olive branch to both Joel Thrift and Reg Dexter. He called both Thrift and Dexter this morning to offer…

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Sewer vote surprise

November 7, 2012
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Referenda often fail as quickly as they are proposed. But the results of the General Election in Oconee run counter to that theory. Among the ballot questions that passed that has caused surprise was the question to allow county government to apply tax money to sewer projects. Already the question asked is what happens next?…

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Mike Crenshaw to assemble staff

November 7, 2012
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Mike Crenshaw to assemble staff

Not only did Mike Crenshaw fare well with the electorate, his sense of timing seemed flawless last night. A dark-suited Crenshaw, accompanied by his wife, walked into the Oconee County Council Chambers at just the moment the die had been cast. He was smiling and engaged in what appeared to be a pleasant conversation with…

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Good night to be an incumbent

November 7, 2012
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The voters were kind to the incumbents, not just for the highest office in the land, but in every instance where an Oconee County incumbent faced a challenger. Once again, however, Oconee County sided with the Republican nominee for President, giving Mitt Romney more than 70% of the vote. And it was a large vote,…

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