Pickens grad makes a rescue

November 27, 2012

The military has announced that an Air Force officer, graduate of Pickens High School, rescued a drowning girl from the ocean after a riptide pulled her out too far. The praise goes to Staff Sgt. Robert Profitt Jr., a C17 crew chief instructor assigned to the 437th Airlift Wing at Charleston Air Force Base. Profitt…

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BREC honored for philanthrophy

November 27, 2012
BREC honored for philanthrophy

Blue Ridge Electric Cooperative is this year’s recipient of the Tri-County Technical College Philanthropist of the Year award. Blue Ridge has a giving history to the TECH Foundation that dates back to 1986, when it made first unrestricted pledge of $5 thousand. Its largest gift to date came in the form of a $100 thousand…

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OMC adds mental health worker

November 27, 2012
OMC adds mental health worker

For the first time, Oconee Medical Center employs a psychiatric worker. According to Pat Smith, vice president for patient care, the Monday through Friday availability of Christi Singleton is made possible by a partnership between the hospital and the S.C. Department of Mental Health. Smith told the OMC board that besides the benefit to patients…

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Clowney Honored by SEC

November 27, 2012
Clowney Honored by SEC

South Carolina sophomore defensive end Jadeveon Clowney has been selected as the Southeastern Conference Defensive Lineman of the Week and co-Defensive Player of the Week for his efforts in Carolina’s win over Clemson, the league office announced Monday.  Clowney, a 6-6, 256-pounder from Rock Hill, S.C., set the school record for sacks in a game…

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Six Clemson Offensive Players Named First-Team All-ACC

November 27, 2012
Six Clemson Offensive Players Named First-Team All-ACC

Clemson had six of the 11 All-ACC players on offense according to the All-ACC team released by the Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association on Monday. It is the first of two All-ACC teams released, as the league coaches will announce an all-conference team next week.  The six Clemson players who made first-team were quarterback Tajh…

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Brooklyn Nets get 96-89 OT win in first game against Knicks

November 27, 2012
Brooklyn Nets get 96-89 OT win in first game against Knicks

A potential cross-city rivalry between the Brooklyn Nets and the New York Knicks got off to a promising start Monday  with a 96-89 overtime victory by the Nets in Brooklyn in the New York City teams’ first regular season match-up. The Nets improved to 7-1 in their new home at the Barclay’s Center before a…

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