Labor Day…A little history

September 2, 2013

As American’s celebrate Labor Day today, here’s a bit of history surrounding the holiday. Labor Day became an officially sanctioned federal holiday in the aftermath of some of the most turbulent labor unrest in the history of the United States. The first significant Labor Day parade occurred in 1882, years before city and state governments…

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MONDAY SPORTS: UGA’s Mitchell tears ACL; Gibson honored with stamp; Braves’ streak ends

September 2, 2013

*Georgia not only lost its season opener against Clemson, but they also lost their best wide receiver for the season. Sunday Mark Richt confirmed Malcolm Mitchell tore his ACL and will miss the season as he recovers. Mitchell was injured celebrating the Bulldogs first touchdown of the game with a teammate. He jumped to high-five…

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To Be Continued….

September 2, 2013

Today is Labor Day and a day of recess for the James Bartee trial. Likely, though, lawyers will polish their closing statements to be delivered tomorrow to the Jury. At the same time tomorrow, you can expect the start of jury deliberations.

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Holiday Fatalites

September 2, 2013

A Travelers Rest Man is one of five people who were killed on South Carolina roadways during the Labor Day Holiday Weekend. Officials with the SC highway patrol say a man died Sunday night in a motorcycle accident in Greenville. Officials says 23 year old Justin Lee Martin of Travelers Rest died when a van…

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Tajh Boyd helps Clemson outlast Georgia

September 1, 2013

Tajh Boyd threw three touchdown passes and ran for two others as #8 Clemson defeated #5 Georgia 38-35 on Saturday night. Boyd recorded a 77-yard TD pass to¬†Sammy Watkins¬†and a 24-yard scoring throw to Zac Brooks, but it was a nine-yard TD pass to tight end Stanton Seckinger that sealed the deal in the fourth…

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Mays, Owen lead West-Oak past Walhalla, 17-14

August 30, 2013

Senior kicker Chandler Mays booted a 40-yard field goal as time expired to lift West-Oak past Walhalla 17-14 Friday night at Razorback Stadium. Mays’ kick came after the Warriors scored 14, unanswered, fourth-quarter points to capture their first win over the Razorbacks since 2010. Following a scoreless first quarter, Walhalla controlled the second quarter with…

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