Notre Dame to play Alabama in BCS title game

December 3, 2012
Notre Dame to play Alabama in BCS title game

Notre Dame will play Alabama in the BCS title game next month, a match-up that became official Sunday night when the final standings were released and the Fighting Irish were first and the Crimson Tide second. After Notre Dame clinched its spot last week, Alabama got its ticket to the championship game by beating Georgia…

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Open house for Veterans Affairs

December 3, 2012
Open house for Veterans Affairs

West Union residents Fred and Barbara Rowland were welcomed as the first official visitors to the new home of the office of the Oconee County Veterans Affairs. The office recently moved across Walhalla, from the county’s Pine Street complex to a location inside the former textile building that serves as the headquarters of the Department…

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Seneca parade tonight

December 3, 2012
Seneca parade tonight

Seneca’s 2012 Christmas parade rolls through the downtown at 6 o’clock tonight. This year’s theme is “A Heroic Christmas — Honoring Oconee County’s Heroes.” Leading the parade in the Lunney Museum horse-drawn carriage will be Second World War Two veteran Jimmy Greene Jr. and Korea War veteran Harry Jones. The Oconee Chamber of Commerce has…

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Alabama holds off Georgia, reaches BCS Championship Game

December 1, 2012
Alabama holds off Georgia, reaches BCS Championship Game

Alabama is heading back to the national championship game — by a mere 5 yards.  AJ McCarron threw a 45-yard touchdown pass to Amari Cooper with 3:15 remaining, and the No. 2 Crimson Tide barely held off No. 3 Georgia 32-28 in a Southeastern Conference title game for the ages Saturday.  After an apparent game-clinching…

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Loyola Ramblers Run Away From Furman, 77-50

December 1, 2012
Loyola Ramblers Run Away From Furman, 77-50

Devon Turk came off of the bench to score a game-high 19 points and Loyola used a 20-0 run early in the second half to top Furman, 77-50, in men’s basketball action on Saturday afternoon at Gentile Arena in Chicago, Ill.  Trailing 29-27 at the half, Furman pulled even on Stephen Croone’s driving layup just…

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New Fire Station Unveiled

December 1, 2012

Oconee County will “uncouple the hose” on a new fire substation. The public is invited to the grand opening of the new Holly Springs Fire Substation. The station will serve residents and business located along Highway 76 between Westminster and Long Creek. Holly Springs Fire Substation #24 is the first of eight stations to be…

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