George McGovern dies

October 21, 2012
George McGovern dies

A family spokesman says former U.S. Sen. George McGovern, the Democrat who lost to President Richard Nixon in 1972 in a historic landslide, has died at the age of 90. The spokesman, Steve Hildebrand, told The Associated Press by telephone that McGovern died at 5:15 a.m. Sunday at a hospice in Sioux Falls, surrounded by…

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Presidential contest tied nationally, says NBC News poll

October 21, 2012
Presidential contest tied nationally, says NBC News poll

Heading into Monday’s final debate and with just over two weeks until Election Day, President Barack Obama and Republican nominee Mitt Romney are now tied nationally, according the latest NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll. Obama and Romney both get 47 percent among likely voters in the latest edition of the poll, conducted entirely in the…

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Meteor Shower Saturday and Sunday Nights

October 20, 2012
Meteor Shower Saturday and Sunday Nights

Folks in our area have great visibility for Saturday night’s Orionid meteor shower. Don’t be surprised if you see some glowing fireballs, falling stars, or meteors falling through the sky overnight.  It is called the “Orionid” meteor shower because many of the meteors look like they are originating from the Orion constellation.  This is occurring…

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Jonathan Meeks’ pick-six highlights big day for Clemson D vs. VT

October 20, 2012
Jonathan Meeks’ pick-six highlights big day for Clemson D vs. VT

In a game where its offense uncharacteristically struggled, Clemson’s defense rose to the occasion, coming up with a season-high three interceptions and holding Virginia Tech to just seven second-half points in a 38-17 win Saturday on Military Appreciation Day at Memorial Stadium.  The win marked the 11th straight at home for the No. 14 Tigers…

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Turnovers Cost Gamecocks In 44-11 Loss at Florida

October 20, 2012
Turnovers Cost Gamecocks In 44-11 Loss at Florida

South Carolina was unable to overcome three costly first-half turnovers as it fell to BCS #2 Florida, 44-11, on Saturday afternoon at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium.  The Gamecocks turned the ball over three times in the first half deep in their own territory, which led to 21 points for the Gators.  With the loss, South…

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Georgia Southern Converts Strong Second Half Into 38-17 Win Over Furman

October 20, 2012
Georgia Southern Converts Strong Second Half Into 38-17 Win Over Furman

Dominique Swope scored two touchdowns and FCS third-ranked Georgia Southern reeled off 21 unanswered points in the second half on the way to a 38-17 victory over Furman in Southern Conference football action Saturday afternoon at Paladin Stadium.  The win was the fifth straight for Georgia Southern (6-1, 5-1 SoCon) and the loss the third…

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  • October 24, 2014The Emerson Rose Heart Foundation’s 4th Annual Golf Tournamen
  • October 25, 2014 10:00 amCORVETTES AT TAMASSEE DAR School
  • October 25, 2014 4:00 pmWestminster First Baptist Church's Trunk or Treat
  • October 26, 2014 10:00 amMonti Vista Baptist Church's Homecoming
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