Lattimore Named SEC Offensive Player of the Week

September 4, 2012
Lattimore Named SEC Offensive Player of the Week

South Carolina junior tailback Marcus Lattimore has been selected as the SEC Offensive Player of the Week for his performance at Vanderbilt in week 1.  Lattimore, a 6-0, 218-pounder from Duncan, S.C., returned to the gridiron for the first time since last October when he suffered a season-ending knee injury in a win at Mississippi…

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Salem man arrested in car theft case

September 4, 2012

A 53-year old Salem man has been arrested in the investigation of a car stolen more than two months ago from a parking space at the Seneca Wal-Mart. According to Oconee Sheriff’s Department records, Richard Claude Dills was arrested Saturday and charged with grand larceny. Dills had been listed a suspect in the department’s investigation…

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CU’s impact on the state

September 4, 2012
CU’s impact on the state

Clemson University is in the business of higher education. A new study suggests that, as an off-shoot of its primary objective, the university creates millions in economic benefits. That new study, announced today, finds more than $1.8 billion in economic output, nearly 25 thousand jobs and a net return to the state taxpayers of nearly…

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USC Nabs Junior Righty

September 4, 2012

Phil Kornblut reports that highly rated RHP Braden Webb (6-4 185) of Owasso, OK has committed to USC for the 2014 class.  Kornblut cites John Whittle at the BigSpur.com. North Carolina and Oklahoma State were two other schools Webb strongly considered. He visited USC in July and the Gamecocks apparently were the team to beat…

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Medlen shines as Braves beat Rockies

September 4, 2012
Medlen shines as Braves beat Rockies

Kris Medlen struck out a career high 12 to win his sixth straight decision and lead Atlanta to a 6-1 win over the Colorado Rockies on Monday. Medlen allowed five hits without a walk in his second complete game of the season. The four-game series continues with Game Two Tuesday night at 7:00 PM at…

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Car accidents on a rainy morning

September 4, 2012

A rainy Monday has produced its share of auto accidents, including a pair of crashes in Oconee County causing injuries. Both of them occurred within minutes of the other. Shortly before 8 a.m., an accident with injuries was reported on Robins Farm Road near the Highlands Highway. At 8:42 a.m., the patrol was sent to…

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