Traffic lights approved

December 28, 2012

Traffic signals are in the works for a highway 11 intersection north of West Union. It’s the four-way intersection of 11, Fowler Road, and Scenic Heights Road. 96.3/WGOG NEWS has learned it’s to be a cost-sharing project of the South Carolina DOT and the Oconee County “C” Fund Committee. Because of a number of accidents…

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Tree recycling

December 28, 2012

‘Tis the season for Christmas tree recycling at the Army Corps of Engineers’ Hartwell Lake. Through February 15, the Corps will collect used, natural Christmas trees (no artificial trees) that will be used as fish attractors throughout Lake Hartwell. The trees will be tied in bundles, weighted with concrete anchors, and submerged in various locations…

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Solid Waste schedule change

December 28, 2012

New Year’s Day will require a schedule change for the Oconee County Solid Waste services. According to Swain Still, the director, the county landfill will be closed Tuesday, January 1. The manned convenience centers will be closed Tuesday, January 1 and Wednesday, January 2. Normal schedule resumes Thursday, January 3.

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Job fair and expo in early 2013

December 28, 2012

South Carolina Works Centers and the Corporate and Community Division of Tri-County Technical College are reaching out to unemployed and under-employed persons during a Job Fair and Training Expo. The event for Oconee, Anderson, and Pickens residents takes place 9 a-m to noon Monday, January 7 in the Industrial and Business Development Center at Tech’s…

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Minnesota Vikings’ Jerome Felton Named To NFL Pro Bowl

December 28, 2012

Former Furman standout Jerome Felton of the Minnesota Vikings has been selected to play in the 2013 NFL Pro Bowl, scheduled for Jan. 27 in Honolulu, Hawaii. Felton, who was named the NFC’s starting fullback, was among four Vikings chosen to participate in the game by vote of players, coaches, and fans. Other Vikings named to…

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High School Basketball Round-up

December 28, 2012

In the Apple Classic Holiday Hoops Tournament going on this week at Walhalla High School – on Thursday, Walhalla’s girls defeated Easley 62-37. Heather Jankowy with 22 points to open the tournament. The Lady Razors will face Pickens at 6:00 PM Friday. The Lady Blue Flame downed Liberty 50-17 on Thursday. Walhalla’s boys got a…

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Calendar

  • October 22, 2014 10:00 amPreserving 101 for Beginners at the Salem Branch of the OCPL
  • October 24, 2014The Emerson Rose Heart Foundation’s 4th Annual Golf Tournamen
  • October 25, 2014 10:00 amCORVETTES AT TAMASSEE DAR School
  • October 25, 2014 4:00 pmWestminster First Baptist Church's Trunk or Treat
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