Broadcaster Pat Summerall dead at 82

Sports broadcaster Pat Summerall died Tuesday of cardiac arrest at age 82. Over his four-decade career, which began after he played in the NFL for 10 years, Summerall broadcast football, including 16 Super Bowls, as well as golf’s PGA Tour, including the Masters, and the U.S. Open tennis tournament. Fellow NFL broadcaster John Madden said in a statement yesterday, “Pat […]

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Ex-wife accuses Sanford of trespassing

Former South Carolina Republican Governor Mark Sanford, who’s currently the GOP nominee for the U.S. House seat he used to hold, has been accused of trespassing by his ex-wife, Jenny Sanford. According to court documents obtained by the Associated Press, Sanford must appear in court to answer the charges two days after the May 7th election, in which he’s going […]

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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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