South Carolina Drought Officially Over

April 29, 2013

The heavy rains during the weekend only help reinforce what the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources has already made official:  The drought has officially ended for all of South Carolina. The S.C. Drought Response Committee has downgraded the drought from moderate or incipient drought to no drought in all 22 counties in the state.…

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Oconee Accident Claims Kansas Man

April 29, 2013

A weekend traffic accident has claimed the life of a Kansas Man.  Oconee County Coroner Karl Addis says 33 year old Frank Travis Yoho of LeRoy, Kansas, was found dead around 1 pm Saturday afternoon.  Coroner Addis says it appears he was traveling North on SC 130 when his motorcycle ran off the right side…

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Arrest made in truck break-in

April 26, 2013

Within days of the crime, the Seneca police have made an arrest in their investigation of a break-in April 19 to a pickup truck. The police have charged a 19-year old man, Demarcus Shawntez Taylor, with receiving stolen goods. The police investigated a report of a break-in to a Ford F-350 in which a laptop…

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New potassium iodide supple available

April 26, 2013

South Carolina has received 1.2 million adult doses of potassium iodide (KI) for distribution to residents in Oconee and Pickens counties and others within a 10-mile emergency planning zone of five nuclear power plants. “Potassium iodide provides additional protection for the thyroid gland against one form of radiation,” according to DHEC Director Catherine Templeton. “It…

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BREAKING: Country Singer, WGOG staple, George Jones Dies

April 26, 2013

Legendary country singer George Jones, whose music is a staple of the playlist at WGOG, has died at the age of 81. Publicist Kirt Webster, in an email to WGOG and other stations, says Jones died Friday at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville after being hospitalized with fever and irregular blood pressure. Known for his…

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Hungriest can thank busy soup kitchen

April 26, 2013

Many of Seneca’s and Oconee County’s hungriest individuals can thank a group of workers and volunteers for a daily meal. An open house yesterday at Seneca’s Our Daily Bread highlighted the benevolent work  of the Daily Bread staff and many in the community who donate to keep the freezer and pantry stocked. Richard Ledford, chairman…

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Calendar

  • November 23, 2014 9:30 amTamassee DAR School will “Committee of Angels” at Richland Presbyterian Church
  • November 25, 2014 5:15 pmBlue Ridge Tree Lighting
  • November 27, 2014 10:00 amWestminster Community Thanksgiving Meal
  • November 29, 2014 2:00 pmRestoration Church of God will host "Pictures with Santa"
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