Gamecocks Cruise to 91-74 Victory over Jacksonville

December 8, 2012
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Gamecocks Cruise to 91-74 Victory over Jacksonville

South Carolina (6-3) defeated Jacksonville (4-6) 91-74 in non-conference action at Colonial Life Arena on Friday night. Freshman forward Michael Carrera led the Gamecocks as one of four players reaching double figures with 17 points and a game-high 9 rebounds. Junior guard Brian Richardson went 4-for-4 from behind the arc to score a season-best 16…

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Who in the wake of DeMint departure?

December 7, 2012
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The political machinations are getting cranked up as to who Governor Haley will appoint to fill the rest of Senator DeMint’s term. Long-time Oconee Republican Devoe Blackston called Henry McMaster this morning, and kidding, greeted the former Attorney General with, “Hello, Senator!” According to Blackston, McMaster made clear he’d accept the interim appointment, should the…

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Officer pounding pavement

December 7, 2012
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Driving S.C. 11, the Cherokee Foothills Scenic Highway, from Fair Play to Gaffney, is one thing. Walking that route seems unimaginable. But an Oconee sheriff’s officer intends to do just that, for a good cause. Norman Dukes, school resource officer at Tamassee-Salem/Middle/High School, is seeking financial pledges to go toward Tamassee-Salem’s transition class (Special Needs…

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Stray dogs and cats picked off the streets

December 7, 2012
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In one, three-hour period yesterday, a combined effort by the Walhalla police and Oconee Animal Control picked up one cat and 15 dogs from the streets of the County Seat. A city official tells 96.3/WGOG NEWS that all of the animals were strays. The owners of another 15 pet dogs were ticketed for displaying no…

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Twins’ Jared Burton gets 2-year deal

December 7, 2012
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Twins’ Jared Burton gets 2-year deal

The Minnesota Twins have agreed to terms with right-handed reliever Jared Burton on a two-year, $5.5 million contract that includes a club option for the 2015 season. ┬áThe deal was worked out Thursday at baseball’s winter meetings in Nashville, Tenn. The 31-year-old Burton had five saves and a 2.18 ERA in 62 innings with 16…

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Parade winners announced

December 7, 2012
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Parade units from three Baptist churches were the winners during last night’s Christmas parade in Westminster. First place went to Retreat Baptist Church; second place to Madison Baptist Church; and third to Faith Baptist Church. Sandra Powell requests that representatives of all three winners contact her office to pick up their winning plaques.

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  • April 19, 2014 8:00 amBenefit Hot Dog and Yard Sale
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