First, a word with the pastors

October 9, 2012

Before the Oconee School District makes any change to its policy of no prayer at the start of board meetings, school leaders are going to discuss the matter with their ecumenical council. The meeting is planned next week. Invocation at school board meetings was an agenda item for last night’s work session of the board,…

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OSB receives report on new high school

October 9, 2012
OSB receives report on new high school

Oconee school administrators say, so far, the project to build the new Walhalla High School has seen a couple of change orders amounting to about $200 thousand. Those change orders apply to the grading and site preparation. Assistant Superintendent of Operations, Dr. Michael Thorsland, says it’s still too early for the district to receive its…

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Victim flown to burn center

October 9, 2012

A man found on the driveway outside a home fire near Walhalla was flown to the regional burn center at Augusta, Georgia. Neither the man’s condition, nor his identity, was made available last night to 96.3/WGOG NEWS. Captain Mark Hollifield of the Walhalla Fire Department discovered the burn victim in front of a single-wide mobile…

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Calorie-counting vending machines to go national

October 8, 2012
Calorie-counting vending machines to go national

As criticism over sugary sodas intensifies, Coke, Pepsi and Dr Pepper are rolling out new vending machines that display just how many calories are in their drinks. The machines will let customers see the calorie counts for drinks before making a purchase. They will launch in Chicago and San Antonio municipal buildings in 2013 before…

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Home fire near Walhalla

October 8, 2012

96.3/WGOG NEWS has learned that a medical helicopter, with patient aboard, has lifted off from near a Walhalla area fire scene. The fire is reported to be a home fire, off the White Cut Road, north of the city limit. No other details immediately available.

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Give your input today

October 8, 2012

  If you have a question or a comment about the possibility of passenger bus service beyond Seneca, your opinion or question will count this afternoon at Keowee. At the Keowee Key Country Club, at 3 this afternoon, Ernie Boughman is hosting a public meeting and would like to hear from you. Boughman is updating…

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  • July 27, 2014 7:00 pmStumphouse Mountain Church of God's Revival
  • July 29, 2014Oconee Appalachian Kids-Appalachian Heritage Day
  • August 1, 2014 8:00 pmOconee State Park Square Dance
  • August 2, 2014Ole Country Church Singing
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