Finally, An Umpire Is The Hero

August 22, 2012
Finally, An Umpire Is The Hero

At last, a baseball story in which the umpire is the hero. Major League Baseball umpire Jim Joyce successfully performed CPR on an employee of the Arizona Diamondbacks before the Miami Marlins game on Sunday night. He saved her life by his quick action after she suffered a seizure in the tunnel that leads to…

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Kent One of Five Winners of the 2012 Tom Walter College Baseball Inspirational Award

August 22, 2012
Kent One of Five Winners of the 2012 Tom Walter College Baseball Inspirational Award

Clemson’s Rising junior righthander Mike Kent (Springfield, VA) was named one of five winners of the second-annual Tom Walter College Baseball Inspiration Award, announced on Tuesday by CollegeBaseballInsider.com. The award is named for Wake Forest Head Coach Tom Walter, who donated a kidney to outfielder Kevin Jordan prior to the 2011 season.  The other 2012…

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Traffic fatality in Easley

August 22, 2012

An Easley teenager lost his life in a car accident late Monday night in his hometown. According to Pickens County Coroner Kandy Kelley, the victim was 16-year old Kevin Daryl McNab. Kelley said McNab was ejected from his vehicle and landed beneath it at S.C. 183 and the Jameson Road.    

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How far to ban tobacco use?

August 22, 2012

A former Walhalla policeman who is now a city councilman suggested last night his colleagues would be inconsiderate of police officers and fire fighters by prohibiting them and other city workers from using tobacco products while on duty. David Underwood cast the only no vote on first reading of an ordinance amending the smoking policy…

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No to Ordinance 2012-13

August 22, 2012

Four of six of Walhalla’s elected leaders want no part of an ordinance that would prevent anyone convicted of a crime from carrying anything around that could be misconstrued as a weapon. Chairman T-J Bagwell of the General Government Committee could muster only one other supporter for his proposed ordinance, which apparently grew from complaints…

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Ahead with Streetscape

August 22, 2012

After the final vote of last night’s meeting, Mayor Danny Edwards declared the dawning of a new day in Walhalla. Edwards reacted to the 6-0 vote to move forward with the streetscape plans developed by Partners for Progress but never implemented. Voting yes were the mayor and five council members. Councilman Deek Biemann did not…

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