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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Westminster man dies in Saturday tractor accident

November 10, 2012

A Westminster man is dead following a tractor accident Saturday afternoon.  Oconee County Coroner Karl Addis says 68 year-old Furman Wallace “Dink” Blackwell died at the scene near Alice Lane in Westminster.  Police say 911 was notified of the incident just before 4:00 PM on Saturday when a passerby noticed the overturned tractor.  Addis says…

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Clemson rips Maryland for 12th home win in row

November 10, 2012
Clemson rips Maryland for 12th home win in row

Tajh Boyd threw for 261 yards and three touchdowns as Clemson trounced Maryland 45-10 on Saturday, the Tigers’ sixth straight win and record 12th in a row at Death Valley.  Clemson (9-1, 6-1 Atlantic Coast Conference) kept on track for a second straight double-digit victory season. Yet it’s unlikely the defending ACC champs can supplant…

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  • October 1, 2014Oconee County Humane Society Fundraiser
  • October 3, 2014 10:30 amLeTourneau-WABCO Employee Reunuion
  • October 3, 2014 3:00 pmBenefit for Phillip Brucke
  • October 4, 2014 6:00 pmOle Country Church Singing
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