Duncan to vote no to lift sanctions

July 27, 2015

Congressman Jeff Duncan has announced he will vote no when the Iranian nuclear accord comes up for a vote in the House of Representatives.  Reacting last week to criticism from Duncan’s side of the aisle, Secretary of State John Kerry called “fantasy plain and simple” the idea that President Obama failed to insist on enough…

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A replacement bookmobile

July 27, 2015

  A replacement bookmobile appears to be in the offing for the Oconee Public Library.  According to Phil Cheney, library director, there is to be discussion of replacing the 1997 bookmobile during the library board of trustees meeting this evening in Salem. Cheney gave 96.3/WGOG this statement, “We do not have details yet.  We will…

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Car accident fatal for Walhalla woman

July 27, 2015

An accident near Walhalla proved fatal yesterday to a 22-year old woman.  The accident, involving a small car, occurred late yesterday afternoon on Ebenezer Road near the Country Junction Road.  Coroner Karl Addis said the victim was Hannah Nichole Nation. Authorities say the accident involved a Toyota Camry that left the road.  She was first…

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Man shot dead by police officer

July 27, 2015

 A 19-year old Seneca man died last night at the scene of a police involved shooting.  The incident occurred around 8:20 in the parking lot of Hardee’s on By-Pass 123.  Coroner Karl Addis said the name of deceased is to be released later today.  Addis said, “The preliminary investigation indicates the deceased was attempting to evade…

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No court Monday

July 25, 2015

A term of Common Pleas Court to begin Monday at the Oconee Courthouse has been called off.  According to Beverly Whitfield, Clerk of Court, the docket shrunk.  No court means that the jury directed to report Monday should not report after all, Whitfield told 96.3/WGOG NEWS.  

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Mayor to decide soon

July 24, 2015

Walhalla’s first-term mayor says he will let it be known soon whether he’ll offer for a second term.  The city’s 2015 election is coming up in November, and Mayor Danny Edwards told us today he has not made up his mind 100% yet, but expects to have his decision soon.  Asked which way he is…

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Calendar

  • July 31, 2015 5:00 pmChristmas in July to support Heath's Haven
  • July 31, 2015 7:00 pmConservation Theory in Concert
  • July 31, 2015 8:00 pmSummer Square Dancing at Oconee State Park
  • August 2, 2015 7:00 pmLife Tree Cafe
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