Virginians have a look at Walhalla

December 19, 2012

Those who intend to develop the former Oconee Courthouse into a lodging facility have begun to consider companies to manage the inn, once it is remodeled. Walhalla city councilman James Powell, whose father is one of the developers, announced at last night’s council meeting that a management company from Lynchburg and Williamsburg, Virginia spent yesterday…

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Giants’ Cruz visits family of young fan killed in Newtown

December 19, 2012
Giants’ Cruz visits family of young fan killed in Newtown

New York Giants player Victor Cruz visited the family Tuesday of six-year-old Newtown massacre victim Jack Pinto, who was such a big fan of the receiver that he was buried in his Cruz jersey. After Cruz’ visit to the Pinto home, several children and their families left with autographed Giants footballs and jerseys. He later…

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Jets bench Sanchez for McElroy, not Tebow

December 19, 2012
Jets bench Sanchez for McElroy, not Tebow

The New York Jets’ awful year mixed with soap opera continued on Tuesday when head coach Rex Ryan finally decided to bench struggling quarterback Mark Sanchez, but leaped over backup Tim Tebow to say he’d start third-stringer Greg McElroy in Sunday’s game against the San Diego Chargers. Ryan’s decision came after Sanchez had another awful…

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Furman Basketball Falls At Wake Forest, 79-55

December 19, 2012

C.J. Harris scored a game-high 20 points to lead three Demon Deacons in double figures as Wake Forest pulled away from Furman in the second half to claim a 79-55 non-conference victory before a crowd of 6,782 on Tuesday night at Joel Coliseum in Winston-Salem. ┬áThe Demon Deacons shot 60% from the field in the…

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SCHP explains fatal crash

December 19, 2012

The S.C. Highway Patrol has issued an explanation for yesterday morning’s fatal crash on highway 59, not far from the interstate. A spokesman for the patrol said a car driven southbound by James Rufus Brown, 79, of Willie Road, Fair Play attempted a left turn from S.C. 59 onto Brandon Drive when the collision occurred.…

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Architect airs complaint

December 19, 2012

An architect who was denied a zoning variance that would have allowed the conversion of Walhalla’s Keowee Courier building into apartment homes for seniors elicited an apology last night from the mayor pro-tem. Although consoling, Councilman Tjay Bagwell’s apology fell short of what Lori Sons had wanted. Bagwell and his city council colleagues said they…

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