Explosives Amnesty Week Begins

October 22, 2012

Oconee County along with four other upstate counties is participating in “Explosives Amnesty” this week.  Monday October 22 through Friday October 26, residents of Oconee, Pickens, Anderson, Abbeville and Greenville counties can contact their local sheriff’s department to have any explosives, ammunition, weapons, bomb materials or military ordnance removed from their property.  Authorities will request…

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George McGovern dies

October 21, 2012
George McGovern dies

A family spokesman says former U.S. Sen. George McGovern, the Democrat who lost to President Richard Nixon in 1972 in a historic landslide, has died at the age of 90. The spokesman, Steve Hildebrand, told The Associated Press by telephone that McGovern died at 5:15 a.m. Sunday at a hospice in Sioux Falls, surrounded by…

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Presidential contest tied nationally, says NBC News poll

October 21, 2012
Presidential contest tied nationally, says NBC News poll

Heading into Monday’s final debate and with just over two weeks until Election Day, President Barack Obama and Republican nominee Mitt Romney are now tied nationally, according the latest NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll. Obama and Romney both get 47 percent among likely voters in the latest edition of the poll, conducted entirely in the…

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Meteor Shower Saturday and Sunday Nights

October 20, 2012
Meteor Shower Saturday and Sunday Nights

Folks in our area have great visibility for Saturday night’s Orionid meteor shower. Don’t be surprised if you see some glowing fireballs, falling stars, or meteors falling through the sky overnight.  It is called the “Orionid” meteor shower because many of the meteors look like they are originating from the Orion constellation.  This is occurring…

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Jonathan Meeks’ pick-six highlights big day for Clemson D vs. VT

October 20, 2012
Jonathan Meeks’ pick-six highlights big day for Clemson D vs. VT

In a game where its offense uncharacteristically struggled, Clemson’s defense rose to the occasion, coming up with a season-high three interceptions and holding Virginia Tech to just seven second-half points in a 38-17 win Saturday on Military Appreciation Day at Memorial Stadium.  The win marked the 11th straight at home for the No. 14 Tigers…

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Turnovers Cost Gamecocks In 44-11 Loss at Florida

October 20, 2012
Turnovers Cost Gamecocks In 44-11 Loss at Florida

South Carolina was unable to overcome three costly first-half turnovers as it fell to BCS #2 Florida, 44-11, on Saturday afternoon at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium.  The Gamecocks turned the ball over three times in the first half deep in their own territory, which led to 21 points for the Gators.  With the loss, South…

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