Lois Beatrice Neal Housley Kelley

Mountain Rest – Lois Kelley, 83, wife of the late Will Kelley, passed away, February 19, 2020, at her residence. A Funeral Service will be held 2 pm, Monday, February 24, 2020 at the Chapel of Sandifer Funeral Home. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 12:30 – 1:45 pm, on Monday, February 24, 2020 at Sandifer […]

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Car and dog thief sought

Between Seneca and Clemson a woman awakened by her dog barking looked out and saw a man steal both the dog and her car and drive away. The crime scene was a home on Forest Drive at 2:45 this morning. Oconee Sheriff’s Office has a video of what happened and reports that both the dog and the car were later […]

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Keowee Key vicinity wreck fatal to driver

The coroner says a 77-year old Salem man died shortly after the noon hour yesterday in the emergency department of a Greenville hospital of traumatic injuries suffered in the wreck of his pickup truck.  He was William Stanworth Jackson.  According to the highway patrol, Jackson’s pickup truck ran off the Stamp Creek Road about an hour and a half before […]

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Barbara Ann Carroll

Westminster – Barbara Ann Carroll, 84, of 201 West Abby Street, passed away Thursday, February 20, 2020 at Stephens County Hospital. A funeral service will be held 2 pm, Sunday, February 23rd at the Chapel of Sandifer Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 1:00 – 2:00 pm, prior to the service at the funeral home. Burial will follow […]

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Seneca student candidate for Presidential Scholar

A senior at Seneca High School, Tucker Ann Norris, was named today one of more than 4,500 candidates in this year’s Presidential Scholars Program.  Inclusion in this program is one of the highest honors for graduating high school seniors.  Scholars are selected for superior academic and artistic achievements, leadership qualities, strong character, and involvement in community and school activities.  In […]

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Pickens man convicted and sentenced

A 37-year old Pickens man was convicted this week on charges of criminal sexual conduct with minor first degree.  Solicitor Walt Wilkins announced that Jason Riley Galloway was sentenced by Pickens General Sessions Judge Miller to 45 years in prison.  According to Wilkins, evidence presented by two assistant prosecutors established that between January 2016 and August 2017, Galloway sexually assaulted […]

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Update–Stamp Creek Road accident

One person was sent by helicopter for medical treatment after vehicle left the Stamp Creek Road at Keowee Key and hit trees. Spokesman for the patrol states the driver was headed east on the two-lane road.  Unofficial info received by 101.7/WGOG NEWS indicates the accident occurred at Stamp Creek Road and Flagship Drive and the landing zone for the med-flight […]

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Atlanta official to address Oconee NAACP

Atlanta, Georgia city councilman Michael Julian Bond will head to Oconee this weekend to speak at an event, sponsored by the Oconee Branch of the NAACP. Bond’s father, Julian Bond, was a civil rights activist and a leader in the movement. He’ll speak at 4 o’clock Sunday afternoon to the Oconee NAACP Branch 65th Annual Black History Tea. It’s a […]

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