Purple Heart marker dedicated

November 10, 2012
Purple Heart marker dedicated

 Oconee County now has something new, besides an annual breakfast, to remember and pay tribute to its Purple Heart military veterans. In the midst of Veterans Day weekend, a large crowd gathered on Walhalla’s Main Street in front of Veterans Park for the dedication and unveiling of the Military Order of Purple Heart Chapter 748…

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Repair plans for 18 Mike Creek Bridge

November 10, 2012

The S.C. Department of Transportation has started emergency procurement of contractor services to make the needed repairs to the Pickens County bridge crossing Eighteen Mile Creek on Secondary 18. Secretary of Transportation Robert St. Onje Jr. gave the authorization so that the road can be reopened to traffic as quickly as possible. “This road carries…

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Controlled burn at Echo Hills

November 9, 2012

The reason for a smoky sky, according to the Oconee Fire Chief, is the controlled burn in progress today at the county’s Echo Hills Industrial Park. There, two building pads are being prepared in a first phase effort at highway 11 property, for which county leaders have high hopes to create jobs through economic development.…

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Notice to proceed at West Union

November 9, 2012

With a paperwork glitch out of the way, West Union will finally see its dilapidated former public school building taken down. And the contractors are predicting the job will be quick. Dewayne Pelfrey, project manager for Southern Capital and Development of Seneca, predicts the entire job, the building demolition and the asbestos removal to precede…

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Beauty reigns supreme at WOHS

November 9, 2012

At last weekend’s Miss West-Oak High School Pageant, the overall winner was Hannah Pressley. And Hannah telephoned 96.3/WGOG NEWS this morning to announce the winners of her court. The names of those winners can be heard this afternoon on 96.3/WGOG NEWS.

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Ford, Jeffries will coach new S.C. all-star football game

November 9, 2012
Ford, Jeffries will coach new S.C. all-star football game

Former Clemson coach Danny Ford will take part in the first-ever South Carolina All-Star Bowl next spring.  Organizers announced the contest Monday.  The game will pit teams of the top senior collegiate players who played for state teams or who are from the state against each other at North Greenville’s Younts Stadium on March 23rd.…

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