RG3 injured in Redskins Wild Card playoff loss

Washington Redskins rookie franchise quarterback Robert Griffin III re-injured his right knee Sunday in the fourth quarter of his team’s 24-14 loss to the Seattle Seahawks in their wild card playoff game. After spraining a knee ligament a month ago, RG3 was playing yesterday with a brace and was obviously hobbled after falling awkwardly while throwing an incomplete pass in […]

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Police investigate possible murder-suicide

Law enforcement were at the scene Saturday morning of what officials believe is a murder-suicide near Seneca. Sheriff Mike Crenshaw said shortly after 7:00 AM Saturday that a passerby saw and reported two bodies in the front yard of 220 Steve Nix Road in the Return Community. Crenshaw said a man and the woman had been shot. Coroner Karl Addis […]

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Flu outbreak crippling much of the nation

The nation’s early flu season continued to grow in the U.S. this week, with no sign yet of a peak in the spread of coughing, achy, feverish illness, health officials said Friday. Twenty-nine states reported high levels of flu activity, up from 16 states the previous week. Flu was widespread in 41 states, up from 31 states, according to the […]

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Record price paid for Bluefin Tuna

A bluefin tuna sold for a record $1.76 million at a Tokyo auction Saturday, nearly three times the previous high set last year – even as environmentalists warn that stocks of the majestic, speedy fish are being depleted worldwide amid strong demand for sushi. In the year’s first auction at Tokyo’s sprawling Tsukiji fish market, the 222-kilogram (489-pound) tuna caught […]

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Louisville Upsets Florida 33-23 in Sugar Bowl

Louisville upset Florida 33-23 in the Allstate Sugar Bowl Wednesday night, as the Number 22 Cardinals stunned the fourth-ranked Gators at the Superdome in New Orleans. Louisville struck early, as Terell Floyd returned an interception 38 yards for a touchdown on the first play. Cardinals quarterback Teddy Bridgewater was 20 of 32 for 266 yards with two touchdown passes, while […]

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Clemson Boil Water Advisory Repealed

Residents of the city of Clemson no longer have to boil their water before using it.  The Clemson Utilities Department has repealed its earlier boil water advisory.  Samples taken after officials repaired a damaged line revealed the water was safe for drinking and cooking.  Updated information can be obtained at the City of Clemson website. VKFacebookTwitterGoogle+

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High School Basketball Round-up

In the Apple Classic Holiday Hoops Tournament going on this week at Walhalla High School – on Thursday, Walhalla’s girls defeated Easley 62-37. Heather Jankowy with 22 points to open the tournament. The Lady Razors will face Pickens at 6:00 PM Friday. The Lady Blue Flame downed Liberty 50-17 on Thursday. Walhalla’s boys got a win on Thursday as well, […]

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