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Warriors fall in season-opener

August 24, 2013

The West-Oak Warrior football team lost 31-14 to the Travelers Rest Devildogs Friday night at Warrior Field in Westminster. It was the season opener for both teams, in what is called “Week Zero” of high school football in South Carolina. An hour-long lightning delay resulted in an extended halftime, with Travelers Rest leading 17-7 at…

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‘Operation Infinity’ resumes

August 22, 2013

The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office is carrying out the second phase Thursday of “Operation Infinity”. Sheriff Mike Crenshaw says it’s a drug sweep aimed at 23 suspects accused of a variety of offenses.

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Fan Dies From Fall at Turner Field

August 13, 2013

A man died after falling about 65 feet from an upper level onto a parking lot at Turner Field in Atlanta, authorities said. The incident occurred at 8:55 p.m. ET during a game between the Atlanta Braves and Philadelphia Phillies, according to Atlanta Police spokesman John Chafee. “It appears that the male fell from an…

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New Reward In Oconee Cold Case

August 12, 2013

A new, anonymous, reward is being offered to help solve a near-27 year old Oconee County cold case. The Sheriff’s Office says someone has put up $10,000 for a tip leading to the arrest and conviction of the killer or killers of Marcus Lee in December 1986. The case is the oldest of Oconee’s cold…

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Fire Damages Home Near Salem

August 10, 2013

Fire damaged two rooms Saturday in a three-story home near Salem in the Cliffs Keowee South development. Firefighters from Salem and the northern part of Oconee County, as well as Pickens County, spent three hours at 405 Evergreen Trail. Fire Chief Charlie King says the fire started from a lighting hit during an afternoon storm.

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Diving Mishap on Jocassee

August 10, 2013

A man is recovering following a diving mishap Saturday on Lake Jocassee. The man felt ill during a 300-foot dive accompanied by commercial divers. The unidentified diver got out of the water on his own. He was then sent, by helicopter, to get breathing help at a Greenville hospital.

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Children Injured In Thursday Wreck

August 8, 2013

Two children on Thursday were ejected from a Ford Expedition that went off Seneca’s Perkins Creek Road and down an embankment. The police believe the injuries are not life threatening. The crash took down a telephone pole and forced the temporary closing of the road near Madison Point home development.

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Braves Make it 11 Straight

August 6, 2013

The Atlanta Braves beat the Washington Nationals Monday night 3-2 for their 11th consecutive win. It is the longest winning streak of the season for the Braves, who play the Nationals again Tuesday night in Washington.

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Gamecocks and Tigers both pre-season Top Ten teams

August 1, 2013

The South Carolina Gamecocks and Clemson Tigers will both enter the 2013 football season among the Top-10 ranked teams in the country, according to the Pre-season USA Today poll released Thursday. The Gamecocks are ranked #7 in the coaches poll, the team’s highest pre-season ranking ever. The Clemson Tigers follow USC at #8. Alabama, the…

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National Collegiate Tailgating Championship in Atlanta

July 25, 2013
National Collegiate Tailgating Championship in Atlanta

The National Collegiate Tailgating Championship is looking for the best and most fun college football tailgaters! It all takes place August 10th in the parking lots of the Georgia Dome in Atlanta. A day filled with all kinds of tailgating contests.  Do you have the best flip flops?  How about the quickest relay team at…

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