Orioles tie team record with seven homers in win over Blue Jays

September 27, 2012
Orioles tie team record with seven homers in win over Blue Jays

The Baltimore Orioles tied a team record Wednesday night by hitting seven home runs in their 12-2 win over the Toronto Blue Jays. The victory kept Baltimore within 1 1/2 games of the American League East-leading New York Yankees. Chris Davis and Manny Machado each hit two home runs, and Nate McLouth, Jim Thome and…

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Braves win again

September 27, 2012
Braves win again

The Braves showed no hangover from their champagne celebration, beating Miami 3-0 on Wednesday night as Martin Prado homered and Paul Maholm combined with three relievers on a six-hitter. The win came one night after Atlanta clinched at least an NL wild-card berth with Tuesday night’s 4-3 win over the Marlins. After the game, Braves…

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Walhalla home fire

September 27, 2012

Walhalla Fire Department this morning is still unsure of the cause for a fire late yesterday afternoon that damaged 102 Chatterwood Drive, near the Playground Road. Captain Mark Hollifield said the fire was confined to the  living room in the mobile home, but smoke damage occurred throughout. No one was hurt.

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McCall plans a tea party

September 27, 2012
McCall plans a tea party

Wayne McCall is planning a tea party tonight. The Republican Oconee County councilman will be featured speaker for tonight’s 6:30 to 8:30 meeting of the Seneca Tea Party in the Fellowship Hall of Bountyland Baptist Church. He’s inviting questions on any subject pertaining to county issues.

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Golf ball drop from chopper

September 27, 2012
Golf ball drop from chopper

Watching 250 golf balls being dropped from a helicopter hovering above ground is a rare and exciting experience—especially if you own one or three balls closest to the pin worth a hefty cash prize. The Golf Ball Drop is in its second year at the Oconee Medical Center Foundation Annual Golf Classic. The golf classic…

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Protecting Scenic 11′s view

September 27, 2012

Discretionary grant money from the Federal Highway Administration has been designated for projects statewide, including an effort to protect more than one mile of frontage along Scenic Highway 11 in Pickens County. The S.C. Department of Transportation announces it seeks public comment on the projects and their consideration for the state’s Transportation Improvement Program (STIP.)…

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  • August 29, 2014 8:00 pmOconee State Park Square Dance
  • August 31, 2014 3:00 pmThe Westminster United Methodist Church's Community Singing
  • September 6, 2014Calling All Christians to Unite in Prayer
  • September 7, 2014 7:00 pmOconee County Baptist Camp Meeting Under the Tent
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