Vonda Cobb-Huber

  Canton, GA-Vonda Kaye Cobb-Huber, 50, wife of Henry Robert “Robbie” Huber, of 274 Carrington Way, passed away Monday, November 21, 2016 at Kennestone Hospital in Marietta, GA. Funeral services will be held 2 PM, Friday, November 25, 2016 from the chapel of Sandifer Funeral Home.  Burial will follow in Heritage Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends 1-2 PM […]

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Robber was in one minute, out the next

The police are looking for the male who held up a highway 11 store this morning at West Union.  Chief Charles Sanders says video surveillance shows the suspect walking inside the BP station/convenience store before he left, returned, and committed the criminal deed. Sanders says the robber showed a handgun and demanded the clerk fill a bag with money. No […]

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West Union robbery

A law enforcement source tells 101.7/WGOG NEWS an armed robbery occurred this morning at the West Union BP Station on highway 11.  Crime scene tape was seen at the station/convenience store around 6:30 this morning.  We are attempting to reach West Union Chief Charles Sanders for details.    

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Ranger stations closed on Thanksgiving

All Sumter and Francis Marion nation forest ranger stations will be closed Thursday for Thanksgiving and resume regular business hours Friday.  The forests stretch across the state from Walhalla to McClellanville and offer recreation opportunities such as hiking, backpacking, mountain biking, horseback riding, boating hunting, fishing, camping and picnicking–or simply a chance to enjoy the scenery.

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Feral hogs labeled South Carolina ecological zombies

A Clemson University study found that feral hogs are a $115 million problem for the state’s agriculture.  This is the first time a comprehensive dollar figure has been attached to the ecological and industry damages caused by wild hogs that produce rapidly and are growing in numbers.  They are ecological zombies.  They eat everything, according to Shari Rodriguez, report author […]

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Fire expands, but poses no immediate threat to humans/structures

The Pickens County fire that surrounded Rocky Mountain above its northern perimeter continued to grow yesterday, but authorities say, for now, it poses no immediate threat to residents and structures.  Early reports yesterday indicated the fire grew northwest toward Buzzard Mountain, but aerial observations confirmed the fire is spreading equally in all directions.  By early afternoon, a layer of smoke […]

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