Former Bergen’s building changes hands

May 19, 2015

96.3/WGOG NEWS has learned that, in recent weeks, ownership has changed at a large and vacant downtown Seneca building. The corner building at the east end of Ramcat Alley that operated for many years as Bergen’s Department Store is now in the possession of Jason and Ramcat Alley businesswoman Mary Tannery, having been sold by…

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Judge charges jury in the General Sessions Court

May 19, 2015

Finals arguments were completed, and the judge began to instruct the Oconee jury this afternoon on the law that applies to the case. A Westminster man, Phil Kerry Hamby, took the witness stand in defense of the charge of grand larceny. Arrested September 12, Hamby is accused of stealing galvanized steel pipe belonging to Ralph…

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Coffee Road accident

May 19, 2015

The police say a Walhalla woman and her grandson were taken to the hospital for treatment after this morning’s accident on the Coffee Road. At the time, Lt. Aaron Alexander said, Maggie Brown was intending to drop off her grandson at the elementary school. The Brown car turned over on the road surface. Alexander said…

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Communications tower request near Seneca

May 19, 2015

A public hearing takes place next week on an application to build a 159-foot cell tower near Seneca. The Oconee Board of Zoning Appeals has scheduled a hearing for Faulk and Foster Real Estate of Charlotte, North Carolina, on behalf of the communications company Verizon. The proposed location is Semper Fi Drive, off the Return…

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Week of activities marked Law Enforcement Appreciation Week

May 19, 2015
Week of activities marked Law Enforcement Appreciation Week

A luncheon last Thursday helped bring to a close a week of activities that marked Law Enforcement Appreciation Week in Oconee County. To a retirees’ appreciation luncheon, Sheriff Mike Crenshaw made remarks and Chief Deputy Kevin Davis read a proclamation by County Council recognizing Peace Officers Memorial Day. On Friday, flags were flown half-staff at…

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Memorial Day closing

May 19, 2015

All Oconee County Solid Waste facilities will be closed Monday for Memorial Day.

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Calendar

  • July 28, 2015 3:00 pmCrossgate Church Bible Boot Camp
  • July 31, 2015 5:00 pmChristmas in July to support Heath's Haven
  • July 31, 2015 8:00 pmSummer Square Dancing at Oconee State Park
  • August 2, 2015 7:00 pmLife Tree Cafe
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