COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Gamecocks, Tigers, Dawgs win; Furman victorious in Charleston

September 28, 2013

*At BH Networks Stadium in Orlando, sophomore running back Mike Davis rushed 26 times for 167 yards and three touchdowns as No. 12 South Carolina overcame injuries, four turnovers and a 10-0 halftime deficit to beat UCF 28-25. The Gamecocks played the final three quarters without quarterback Connor Shaw, who suffered a shoulder injury and will miss…

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Pendleton rolls over Blacksburg; Oconee teams lose

September 27, 2013

A smothering defense, great field position for its offense, and the legs of Nicquan Ramsey, all helped the Pendleton Bulldogs claim a 55-14 win over Region 1-AA Blacksburg Friday night in 96.3 WGOG’s High School Football Game of the Week. Both teams entered the night looking for their first region win. Ramsey, a sophomore, was…

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Straight party-line vote in the Senate

September 27, 2013

The Senate in Washington voted today on straight party line against the House-passed provision that defunds Obamacare. All Senate Republicans, including South Carolina’s Lindsey Graham, voted in favor of de-funding. The vote was 45-54. In a statement from Washington, Graham said, “I fought and voted against Obamacare in 2010. Since then, I have tried to…

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New digital messages for responders

September 27, 2013

Information from IPad tablets is being made available to as many as 440 Oconee County responders to help them better respond to emergencies. Charlie King, Oconee County Fire Chief, announces that a digital messaging system, from the company Active911, provides fire fighters riding trucks headed to an emergency scene with information about closest hydrants and…

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Accident on the Highlands Highway

September 27, 2013

One person is reported to have suffered minor injury in an accident shortly after 10:30 this morning on SC 28/Highlands Highway in the vicinity of the entrance to Stumphouse Tunnel Park. The accident temporarily left one lane blocked to traffic.

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Gala to benefit Oconee Heritage Center

September 27, 2013

The organization that preserves and interprets Oconee’s history and heritage will benefit from a November gala, and tickets for that event are now on sale. This year’s harvest moon gala is called “Moonshine & Moonlight”—-in recognition that, with the proper permit, you can now make what used to be a strict no-no. Leslie White, director/curator,…

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Calendar

  • October 22, 2014 10:00 amPreserving 101 for Beginners at the Salem Branch of the OCPL
  • October 24, 2014The Emerson Rose Heart Foundation’s 4th Annual Golf Tournamen
  • October 25, 2014 10:00 amCORVETTES AT TAMASSEE DAR School
  • October 25, 2014 4:00 pmWestminster First Baptist Church's Trunk or Treat
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