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Baseball Owners Approve Sale of Padres

August 17, 2012

Major League Baseball owners voted yesterday (August 16th) to approve the sale of the San Diego Padres to a group that includes Kevin and Brian O’Malley, the sons of former Los Angeles Dodgers owner Peter O’Malley. Golfer Phil Mickelson is also part of the group, will will buy the franchise from owner John Moores for…

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Nadal Withdraws From U.S. Open Over Knee Injury

August 16, 2012
Nadal Withdraws From U.S. Open Over Knee Injury

Spain’s Rafael Nadal withdrew yesterday (August 15th) from the upcoming U.S. Open because of tendinitis in his knee, the same injury that’s kept him out of competition since his stunning loss in the second round at Wimbledon in late June to 100th-ranked Lukas Rosal. Among what he missed was the London Olympics, where he was…

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Giants’ Cabrera Suspended 50 Games For Positive Drug Test

August 16, 2012
Giants’ Cabrera Suspended 50 Games For Positive Drug Test

San Francisco Giants’ outfielder Melky Cabrera, who was named the MVP of baseball’s All-Star Game last month, was suspended for 50 games Wednesday (August 15th) after he tested positive for testosterone. The suspension ends what had been a stellar season for Cabrera, who leads the National League with 159 hits and is second in batting…

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Seattle’s Felix Hernandez Pitches Perfect Game

August 16, 2012
Seattle’s Felix Hernandez Pitches Perfect Game

The Seattle Mariners’ Felix Hernandez pitched the 23rd perfect game in Major League history and the first-ever for Seattle Wednesday (August 15th), beating the Tampa Bay Rays 1-0 at home before the Mariners fans. The 26-year-old Hernandez, who won the 2010 American League Cy Young Award, threw 113 pitches during his gem, striking out 12.…

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Degrees Handed out Today

August 10, 2012
Degrees Handed out Today

Clemson University awarded 752 degrees today at the summer graduation ceremony. The students crossed the stage to get degrees and President James Barker’s congratulations. At the ceremony, 337 received bachelor’s degrees, 357 master’s degrees and 58 doctorates.

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Laying the Pool Plans on the Line

August 10, 2012

Everyone interested in the project to rehabilitate Walhalla’s municipal swim pool and have it opened by next season is invited to attend a meeting next week at the Depot. Councilman T-J Bagwell says this meeting is for the public and the Friends of the Pool are going to lay out the plans they have. Tuesday…

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Bank project good sign for Walhalla

July 24, 2012

An architectural-style building so reminiscent of the mid to late 20th century will soon be replaced by a new Blue Ride Bank at the corner of Main and College in Walhalla. The new-look Blue Ridge Bank will incorporate the look of a mountain bank. And, why not, for the higher elevations are within eyeshot. But…

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Stand up against domestic violence

June 17, 2012

The recent tragedies that took lives and injured Oconeeans in cases of murder-suicide and other crimes in the home place have prompted some of our community’s leaders to step up a public awareness effort. As assistant solicitor Lindsey Simmons put it, it’s important for everyone to understand that violence in the home is no longer…

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  • September 23, 2014 9:00 amSafe Harbor Invitational Golf Tournament
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