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BREAKING: 4.1 Magnitude Earthquake strikes Edgefield County; Tremors Felt in Oconee

February 14, 2014

A 4.1 magnitude earthquake shook things up around South Carolina Friday night. The quake, centered 7.5 miles WNW of the town of Edgefield, was the strongest to hit the state since a 4.4 magnitude shaker centered on Seabrook Island in 2002. Oconeeans reported feeling the tremors just after 10:23 PM. Reports of people feeling the…

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State of Emergency Declared

February 12, 2014

S.C. EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT DIVISION: A STATE OF EMERGENCY IS IN EFFECT — THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED SEVERE WINTER WEATHER ALERTS FOR MOST OF SOUTH CAROLINA, PREDICTING SNOW, SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN — POWER OUTAGES AND DANGEROUS ROAD CONDITIONS ARE LIKELY — MONITOR LOCAL MEDIA FOR CHANGES IN CONDITIONS – S.C. DEPT OF PUBLIC…

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FRIDAY SPORTS: Winter games begin in Sochi

February 7, 2014

Although some events were already held Thursday, the Sochi Winter Olympics officially open Friday with the opening ceremony, including the lighting of the Olympic flame and the parade of all the nations’ athletes. Although the ceremony is taking place at 11:00 a.m. ET, NBC won’t be airing it until Friday evening, starting at 7:30 p.m. ET.…

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THURSDAY SPORTS: Clemson, USC finish with top 20 classes

February 6, 2014

Clemson signed a top 15 recruiting class for 2014 Wednesday and added a major piece to their 2015 class in OL Mitch Hyatt (6-6 265) of Suwanee, GA. A couple surprises late in the day gave South Carolina the 19th best class in the country. Some of the National Signing Day highlights: DB Wesley Green of…

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WEDNESDAY SPORTS: Happy National Signing Day

February 5, 2014

It’s National Signing Day. Clemson, South Carolina, and colleges around the nation wait on the signatures on the letters of intent from prep players around the country today. Locally, Alana Grant of Seneca has signed to run cross country at Southern Wesleyan. The signing took place at an 11:30 AM ceremony at SHS. ____________________________________________________________________ In area…

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Seneca Accident Sends One to Hospital

February 4, 2014

A small car and a gas propane truck collided around 4 PM On Seneca’s Radio Station Road in front of the credit union. Police say the driver of the Kia was taken to the hospital.

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TUESDAY SPORTS: Furman falls to Samford

February 4, 2014

Samford shot 60% in the second half, including connecting on 6-of-9 three-point attempts over the final 20 minutes, to erase a 10-point deficit en route to a 76-68 victory over Furman in Southern Conference men’s basketball action Monday evening at Timmons Arena. With Furman leading 41-31 following Stephen Croone’s three-point play with 17:25 remaining in…

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MONDAY SPORTS: Seahawks dominate Denver

February 3, 2014

So much for a classic battle between the NFL’s best offense and its best defense. The Seattle Seahawks routed the Denver Broncos in a 43-8 blowout Sunday night in Super Bowl 48, a game that went wrong for Denver as soon as it began in relatively balmy 49 degree temperatures in New Jersey’s MetLife Stadium,…

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FRIDAY SPORTS: Furman to face Gamecocks in 2014

January 31, 2014

A clash against South Carolina highlights defending So-Con champion Furman’s 12-game 2014 football schedule, which was released Thursday by director of athletics Gary Clark. Furman will play South Carolina on Oct. 18 at Williams-Brice Stadium in Columbia in the 49th meeting in a series that dates from 1892.The full 2014 Paladin schedule can be viewed online…

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THURSDAY SPORTS: Gamecocks get first SEC win

January 30, 2014

South Carolina (8-12, 1-6 SEC) led by as many as 32 points and four Gamecocks scored in double-figures, as the Gamecocks posted their first SEC win of the season with a strong offensive effort in an 80-52 victory over visiting Texas A&M (12-8, 3-4 SEC) on Wednesday evening at Colonial Life Arena. Freshman guard Duane…

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  • September 21, 2014 1:00 pmFamily of John Wesley and Rachel Jane Smith Reunion
  • September 21, 2014 4:00 pmEbenezer Baptist Church Baby Contest
  • September 23, 2014 9:00 amSafe Harbor Invitational Golf Tournament
  • September 27, 2014Calling All Christians to Unite in Prayer
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