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Holleman named men’s golf coach at Seneca High

January 30, 2013

Seneca High School has hired a new men’s golf coach. Athletic Director Duke Lee says Louis Holleman will take over the program. Holleman is a lifelong resident of Seneca and most recently served in the Student Services Department of the School District of Oconee County. Prior to that, Holleman taught at Seneca Middle School where…

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NFC hammers AFC 62-35 in Pro Bowl

January 28, 2013
NFC hammers AFC 62-35 in Pro Bowl

The NFC hammered the AFC 62-35 in the Pro Bowl Sunday in Honolulu. Minnesota Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph was voted the MVP of the NFL’s all-star game, with five catches for 122 yards and a touchdown. Still unknown, however, is if this will be the last Pro Bowl. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has said…

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Get ready for two weeks of pre-Super Bowl Harbaugh chatter

January 22, 2013
Get ready for two weeks of pre-Super Bowl Harbaugh chatter

Now that we know it will be the Baltimore Ravens versus the San Francisco 49ers in the Super Bowl on February 3rd in New Orleans, brace yourself for two weeks of chatter about the Harbaugh brothers, who will be the first siblings to face each other as head coaches in the NFL championship game. 49ers…

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Westminster native headed to Super Bowl

January 21, 2013
Westminster native headed to Super Bowl

A West-Oak High School Alum is heading to the Super Bowl. Westminster native Andy Lee is the punter for the San Francisco 49ers and is regarded one of the best at his position in all of football. The 49ers punched a ticket to Super Bowl 47 in New Orleans on Sunday after defeating Atlanta 28-24…

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Robert Lamar Clark

January 18, 2013

Robert Lamar Clark, 66, husband of Ann Dalton Clark, of 400 John O’Kelley Drive, Seneca, SC died Thursday, January 17, 2013, at Anmed Health Medical Center. Funeral services will be Monday, January 21, 2013, at 11:00 AM, at Davenport Funeral Home Chapel, Walhalla, SC. The burial will follow at Yonah Memorial Gardens, Demorest, GA Monday,…

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Just how valuable is 1600 Penn?

January 18, 2013
Just how valuable is 1600 Penn?

If the White House were for sale, prospective buyers should be prepared to pony up close to $300 million. Zillow calculates the value of the White House as if it were a home that could be bought and sold, using the proprietary Zestimate® algorithm, which determines a home’s estimated worth based in part on public…

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WEATHER: Golden Corner Could See Snow Thursday Evening

January 17, 2013

Parts of the Golden Corner of South Carolina could see snow come Thursday evening. WGOGland is under a Winter Weather Advisory from 1:00 PM until midnight Thursday. Forecasters predict up to an inch of snow is possible throughout the mountains of Oconee, Pickens, and Greenville Counties.  For the foothills, no significant accumulation is expected, save…

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Was Notre Dame’s Manti Te’o ‘Catfished’?

January 17, 2013

The sports world was stunned Wednesday by news that Notre Dame star linebacker and Heisman Trophy finalist Manti Te’o’s girlfriend, Lennay Kekua, who had supposedly died of leukemia in September, apparently never existed, with Deadspin.com being unable to find any record of her and discovering that online photos of her really were of another woman. Te’o…

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Coroner’s Report raises new questions in death of Natalie Wood

January 15, 2013
Coroner’s Report raises new questions in death of Natalie Wood

  Some of the bruises found on Natalie Wood’s body may have occurred before the actress drowned in the waters off Southern California more than 30 years ago, according to a newly released coroner’s report on one of Hollywood’s most mysterious deaths. The case took another twist Monday when officials released a 10-page addendum to…

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West-Oak Hires Head Football Coach

January 15, 2013

West-Oak High School has hired a former Newberry College standout to be its next head football coach.  Athletic Director Tim Sheriff says Josh Pierce will take over the Warrior program from Jay Brannon, who resigned following the 2012 campaign.  Pierce played running back at Newberry, where he garnered two-time all-conference recogition and MVP honors.  Pierce…

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