Arrest in eight-month old burglary

December 20, 2012

A 42-year old Oconee County woman has been arrested as part of the Sheriff’s Department’s five-month investigation of a home burglary on the Coffee Road. The burglary, reported during a two-week period in May, netted thieves a variety of households goods, clothes, and tools. Sheriff’s officers yesterday arrested Sherry Anita Gibson of the Westminster Highway…

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Removal, repair or replace

December 20, 2012

Unless something changes, the recommendation to be forwarded to the State Department of Transportation Commission will call for the removal of a timber bridge near Westminster, 96.3/WGOG NEWS learned today. Three weeks have passed since the fate of the North Seed Farm Road bridge was the subject of a DOT public information meeting in Westminster.…

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Lawsuit remindful of scene in Deliverance

December 20, 2012

Allegations contained in a lawsuit filed in the Oconee Common Pleas Court are remindful of a scene from the movie “Deliverance.” Early in the movie that debuted 40 years ago there’s a scene of wild driving by the character played by Burt Reynolds as Reynolds drove fellow co-star Jon Voight toward the Chattooga River. But,…

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From Oconee to Afghanistan

December 20, 2012

Scott Moore left the mountain hamlet of Mountain Rest long ago. At this time of year Bradley Scott Moore, a lieutenant colonel in the U-S Army stationed in Afghanistan, is thinking about his native home and his loved ones. A telephone hookup across several time zones yesterday allowed 96.3/WGOG NEWS to interview the career Army…

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Gamecocks Sign JUCO Cornerback

December 20, 2012

Junior college cornerback Ronnie Martin has signed a national letter of intent with the University of South Carolina.┬áMartin, a 5-10, 180-pounder from Spartanburg, S.C., originally signed with the Gamecocks in February 2011. He has spent the past two seasons at Georgia Military College in Milledgeville, Ga., where he was coached by Bert Williams. He saw…

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Clemson Falls to Coastal Carolina, 69-46

December 20, 2012
Clemson Falls to Coastal Carolina, 69-46

Coastal Carolina led by eight at halftime and shot 54 percent in the second half on its way to a convincing 69-46 victory over Clemson on Wednesday at the HTC Center. The Chanticleers improved to 4-5 with the win, while the Tigers fell to 6-4 with the loss. The 23-point margin was the worst defeat…

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  • December 20, 2014 6:00 pmMountain Rest Community Club's Monthly Meeting
  • December 20, 2014 7:00 pm35th Old Fashion Christmas Pageant
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