OC’s Inaugural Jr. Leadership Class

February 8, 2013

Oconee’s first Junior Leadership Class is spending the day at the Sandvik manufacturing plant near Westminster, touring the plant and listening to a variety of community representatives discuss business opportunities locally. The class is made up of 16 high school juniors. On 96.3/WGOG NEWS today, West-Oak’s Brooklyn Garrett gives her impressions of the plant tour.

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Cattle make the grade

February 8, 2013

Commencement came early for a special class at Clemson University: The annual Clemson Bull Test & Heifer Sale last weekend graduated more than six dozen animals to take their place in the cattle industry. The sale at the T-Ed Garrison Livestock Arena was the culmination of a 145-day test in which the animals were constantly…

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Fundraiser for WHS band member

February 8, 2013

A third-year drummer in the Walhalla High School Marching Band will benefit from a band fundraiser to help offset medical expenses he’ll incur for treatment for a cancerous brain tumor. Alex “Skeeter” Smith’s doctors are researching to find the right surgery, the best doctor at the best location for Alex. Band supporter Nancy James is…

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Historian speaks for a second day

February 8, 2013

At two Seneca schools this morning, Rebekah Dobrasko of the S.C. State Historic Preservation Office looks forward to reciting South Carolina history from 50 years ago, when the state was forced to desegregate its public schools. Dobrasko’s audience will be grades three through five at Blue Ridge Elementary and grade five at Northside. She spent…

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Bartee hearing this morning

February 8, 2013

A courtroom in Anderson County has been reserved for a 10:30 hearing this morning for James Bartee, who ended his campaign for Oconee Sheriff last year after being arrested and charged with solicitation to commit a felony. Judge J-C Nicholson presides at this morning’s hearing. According to an announcement by the office of 10th Circuit…

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Separate schools weren’t equal

February 7, 2013

An historian from Columbia speaking in Seneca today brought alive South Carolina events from a half century ago when the state sponsored separate schools for the races. In spite of intentions to apply South Carolina’s first sales tax from 1951 to building separate but equal schools, Rebekah Dobrasko says the reality was that schools for…

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  • November 1, 2014Walhalla's Lions Club Pancake Breakfast
  • November 1, 2014 10:30 amMtn. Rest Cloggers Fund Raiser
  • November 1, 2014 4:00 pmCity of Salem Cruise-In
  • November 1, 2014 6:00 pmOle Country Church Singing
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