Triple Crown Pageant this Saturday in Walhalla

GC Pageants presents “Let’s Rock,” a triple crown pageant event to be held at 7:30pm at Walhalla High School on Saturday, July 27th. The winners in each division will represent South Carolina’s Golden Corner in the Miss South Carolina USA and Miss South Carolina Teen USA pageant to be held in North Charleston in November 2013. During Saturday night’s competition, contestants will compete in interview, […]

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Clark sentenced to 20 Years

An Upstate sex offender will spend the next 20 years behind bars.  Tenth Judicial Circuit Solicitor Chrissy Adams announces that Anthony Roy Clark pled guilty in Anderson General Sessions Court to two counts of assault and battery in the first degree and one count of contributing to the delinquency of a minor. The Honorable Alex Macaulay sentenced him to 10 […]

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Three killed on SC Highways over weekend

The South Carolina Department of Public Safety announces three people being killed on state roadways from Friday, July 19, at 6pm until Sunday, July 21, at midnight. As of July 21, 380 people have died on South Carolina highways, compared to 476 highway deaths in this same time period in 2012. Oconee County lists one highway fatality in 2013 compared […]

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Highway work planned for Seneca

Sister station WGOG reports that federal aid is being applied to Highway 123 and Highway 130 in Seneca, if all goes well, the remake of that busy intersection will start early next year. South Carolina DOT officials confirmed that re-surfacing of Highway 123, from Old Salem Road to Lindsay Road, is the highest rated Oconee County project in the state’s […]

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Tornado Safety Tips

Warnings were sounded last night in Oconee County to alert residents of possible tornadoes in the area.  Fortunately, the county was spared any major damage from the storm, explains Adam Williams, deputy director of Oconee County Emergency Management. “The National Weather Service spotted a storm system that was capable of producing tornadoes in the Oconee County area, kind centered from […]

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Business Owner charged after death in Kayak Accident

An Upstate business owner is facing criminal charges after giving a man the wrong size life jacket and later he drowned in a kayak accident.  The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources announces that the owner of Jocassee Outdoor Center, Charlie Michael, was charged with duty of boat livery.  Apparently, Michael gave 25-year-old Anlin Wang the wrong size jacket.  Wang […]

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Wild Weather in OC

This year has been a very unusual summer in the Golden Corner of South Carolina.  In the past 48-hours, Oconee County experienced a severe thunderstorm warning Sunday night and a tornado warning Monday night. Oconee County Emergency Services reports some sightings of tornadoes last night, but no confirmation of anything that touched down. Before last night’s storm, a car wound […]

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Residents invited to choose New CAT Bus Design

The City of Seneca is asking the community to help choose the final design of the new all electric Cat Bus, explains Seneca Events Coordinator Riley Johnson.  “Something we are very excited about in the City of Seneca, we have decided to let the community get involved with our new CAT bus design.  Therefore, I want all your listeners to […]

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Missing SC Teen found safe on Lake Hartwell

Sister station WLHR in Lavonia reports that a South Carolina teen, missing on Lake Hartwell since Sunday night, has been found safe. Georgia DNR Law Enforcement officer Craig Fulgum said the boy, identified as 15-year-old Noah Day of Piedmont, went missing Sunday night near Sadler Creek State Park on U.S. 29 on the South Carolina side. The Georgia Department of Natural Resources and the […]

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Injuries on the rise from falling TVs

Falling televisions have sent nearly 200,000 U.S. children to the emergency room over the past 20 years and the injury rate has climbed substantially for these sometimes-deadly accidents, a study found. Dr. Gary Smith is the study’s lead author.  “The injuries range from everything from bruises, unfortunately, all the way up to death.” Young children are injured the most, says […]

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