Barn fire Saturday

November 12, 2012

Fire destroyed a barn Saturday afternoon near Westminster. The fire occurred on the Greenfield Road inside the service territory of the Oakway Volunteer Fire Department. Chief Tracy Sanders said the barn contained hay, a motor vehicle, and miscellaneous items. According to Sanders, the cause of the fire was being investigated as late as yesterday morning.

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Hawks fall to Clippers

November 12, 2012
Hawks fall to Clippers

Blake Griffin scored 16 points, Chris Paul had 15 points and eight assists and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Atlanta Hawks 89-76 on Sunday. Jamal Crawford, who won the NBA’s Sixth Man of the Year award in 2010 while playing for Atlanta, had 11 points after coming in with a team-high 21.8 average –…

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Gamecocks Claim 82-75 Overtime Win Over Milwaukee In Season Opener

November 12, 2012
Gamecocks Claim 82-75 Overtime Win Over Milwaukee In Season Opener

Brenton Williams scored 12 of his 14 points in overtime as South Carolina (1-0) overcame a 17-point deficit in the second half to defeat Wisconsin-Milwaukee 82-75 Sunday inFrank Martin’s debut as Gamecocks coach.  The Gamecocks trailed 40-23 early in the second half before ending the period on a 26-12 run and tied things on two…

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KY quake felt at Salem

November 12, 2012

Saturday’s 4.3 magnitude earthquake  may have been centered in Kentucky but it was felt as far south as Salem, South Carolina. 96.3/WGOG spoke with a Salem resident on Saturday. She reported pots and dishes in her home rattled, but no damage resulted. At least seven other states reported rattling from the quake 10 miles west…

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Swearinger Named National Defensive Player of the Week

November 12, 2012
Swearinger Named National Defensive Player of the Week

South Carolina senior defensive back D.J. Swearinger has been named the National Defensive Player of the Week by the Walter Camp Football Foundation.  Swearinger, a 6-0, 210-pounder from Greenwood, S.C., totaled a career-best 13 tackles (10 solo), including one for a loss, and added one interception which he returned 69 yards for a touchdown as…

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Prescribed burn near Cashiers

November 12, 2012

A 510-acre prescribed burn is planned this fall near Cashiers, North Carolina. Southeast of Cashiers and east of Silver Run Falls, the burn is planned by the U-S Forest Service and the NC Forest Service on private land. It’s one of four prescribed burns scheduled this fall in the Nantahala National Forest, with the others…

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