Australia’s Adam Scott wins Masters

Adam Scott has become the first Australian to win the Masters, beating Angel Cabrera on the second hole of a playoff on a rainy Sunday at Augusta National. The tournament went to a sudden-death playoff for the second year in a row when Scott and Cabrera made matching birdies on the 72nd hole. They both made par on the first extra […]

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TRAFFIC ADVISORY

The South Carolina Highway Patrol is reporting an incident on Highway 183 at Cedar Hill Church that is snarling traffic on 183 into Pickens.  The incident was reported at 10:45 this morning. Motorists near the scene tell WGOG that an 18-wheeler is on its side, blocking the road. It appears the truck driver may have been attempting a left turn […]

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High School Report – Wednesday

In area high school sports on Tuesday, West-Oak’s softball team defeated Emerald 3-2. Sophomore Hannah Price took the win on the mound, striking out 11 while allowing 9 hits and two runs. The Warriors are on the road at Belton-Honea Path on Thursday. Tamassee-Salem defeated Whitmire Tuesday 11-6. The Eagles baseball team also defeated Whitmire by a 5-4 final. T-S will […]

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Graham pens bill on background checks

South Carolina’s Senior Senator Lindsey Graham has written a bill that will improve background checks before gun sales, but it differs from one currently on the table from New York Democrat Chuck Schumer. That bill is set to be offered within the next two weeks. Schumer’s bill would require background checks at nearly all points of gun sales. The bill hit a […]

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Immigration reform bill should now pass House, says SC’s Graham

Business and labor groups have reached an agreement on a temporary worker program, a final major sticking point in negotiations over a draft comprehensive immigration reform bill. The AFL-CIO and the US Chamber of Commerce had been tussling over wages for temporary workers authorized to work in the United States in industries such as construction and hospitality. According to the AFL-CIO, […]

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High School Notes – Wednesday

* In softball on Tuesday, a big win for #7 Seneca, who defeated top-ranked Daniel 4-2 at Nettles Park. Sydney Smith was the winning pitcher, allowing five hits and striking out seven . * West-Oak softball downed Walhalla 3-0, thanks to no-hitter on the mound from Hannah Price. * In baseball, Walhalla downed rival West-Oak 11-6. The Razors are in […]

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2013 Hall of Fame Class Announced

Former South Carolina baseball coach Ray Tanner and former Clemson director of athletics Bill McLellan lead the South Carolina Athletic Hall of Fame’s Class of 2013. The Class of 2013 also consists of Clemson quarterback Homer Jordan and former “Voice of the Tigers” Jim Phillips; South Carolina baseball great Hank Small; Furman basketball standout Clyde Mayes; The Citadel running back […]

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