Former NFL and TV star Alex Karras dies

October 10, 2012
Former NFL and TV star Alex Karras dies

Alex Karras, the rugged lineman who anchored the Detroit Lions’ defense in the 1960s, then went on to an acting career in which he starred in the sitcom Webster and famously punched a horse in the 1974 comedy Blazing Saddles, died Wednesday. ¬†He was 77. ¬†Karras, who had recently suffered kidney failure, died at home…

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Kmart told to hold the video

October 10, 2012

An Oconee Common Pleas judge today ordered Kmart to preserve and safeguard any and all video recordings of an alleged recent incident at one of its stores. Judge Alex Macaulay, acting on a motion by attorney Paul Cain, ordered that the retail store ensure that the tapes are not erased or destroyed, as Cain pursues…

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More oversight needed

October 10, 2012
More oversight needed

The Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges released “Trust, Accountability, and Integrity: Board Responsibilities for Intercollegiate Athletics,” a report that calls for enhanced board oversight of college athletics. The report cautions that as intercollegiate athletics departments increasingly operate like businesses, boards must act to ensure an appropriate balance between athletics and academics in…

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Voter ID effective next year

October 10, 2012
Voter ID effective next year

The S.C. Attorney General, Alan Wilson, said today the state’s voter ID law will take effect starting with elections next year, in 2013. Wilson reacted to a federal court ruling in the case South Carolina v. United States, the state’s voter ID case. Wilson released this statement: “Today’s ruling by the three judge panel is…

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OMC patients not at risk from recalled steroid

October 10, 2012

The Oconee Medical Center director of pharmacy, Bill Stevenson, is confirming that the hospital did not receive any of the injectable steroid medication that is suspected to have caused multi-state outbreak of fungi meningitis. The medication in question is preservative-free methyl-prednisolone acetate prepared by the New England Compounding Center in Framingham, Massachusetts. The company has…

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Crenshaw’s chief deputy

October 10, 2012

Mike Crenshaw alluded to it during last night’s forum in Seneca. And this morning he confirmed to 96.3/WGOG NEWS that he has selected an individual to serve as chief deputy should Crenshaw win next month’s election. At this time, however, Crenshaw is not publicly identifying the individual, nor any others that he is willing to…

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