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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Gamecocks Roll Past Arkansas, 38-20

November 10, 2012
Gamecocks Roll Past Arkansas, 38-20

Number 8 (BCS) South Carolina amassed 383 yards of offense and forced three turnovers en route to a dominant 38-20 win over Arkansas on Saturday afternoon at Williams-Brice Stadium.  With the victory, the Gamecocks improve to 8-2 overall and 6-2 in the SEC. The win snaps a three-game losing streak to the Razorbacks and extends…

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Furman Falls At 12th-Ranked Appalachian State, 33-28

November 10, 2012
Furman Falls At 12th-Ranked Appalachian State, 33-28

Sam Martin kicked four field goals, including two in the second half to lift FCS consensus 12th-ranked Appalachian State past upset-minded Furman, 33-28, in Southern Conference football action Saturday afternoon in front of 28,986 fans at Kidd Brewer Stadium in Boone, North Carolina.  Martin kicked first half field goals covering 27 and 47 yards and…

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Purple Heart marker dedicated

November 10, 2012
Purple Heart marker dedicated

 Oconee County now has something new, besides an annual breakfast, to remember and pay tribute to its Purple Heart military veterans. In the midst of Veterans Day weekend, a large crowd gathered on Walhalla’s Main Street in front of Veterans Park for the dedication and unveiling of the Military Order of Purple Heart Chapter 748…

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Repair plans for 18 Mike Creek Bridge

November 10, 2012

The S.C. Department of Transportation has started emergency procurement of contractor services to make the needed repairs to the Pickens County bridge crossing Eighteen Mile Creek on Secondary 18. Secretary of Transportation Robert St. Onje Jr. gave the authorization so that the road can be reopened to traffic as quickly as possible. “This road carries…

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  • October 25, 2014 10:00 amCORVETTES AT TAMASSEE DAR School
  • October 25, 2014 4:00 pmWestminster First Baptist Church's Trunk or Treat
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