Escobar banned for 3 games

September 19, 2012

Toronto Blue Jays shortstop Yunel Escobar has been suspended for three games without pay for writing a vulgar Spanish slur on the black strips under his eyes. A Spanish professor told The Toronto Star that the phrase can be interpreted in several negative ways, not all of them with a homophobic slant. Escobar told reporters…

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Who does Oconee partner with

September 19, 2012

Population counts every ten years decides government’s place in planning areas for the purpose of using transportation money at the local level. Scott Moulder, Oconee County administrator, led a discussion last night on whether part of Oconee would fare better if it were part of a metropolitan planning organization in which Greenville would have the…

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Five players miss Panthers practice with injury

September 19, 2012
Five players miss Panthers practice with injury

Panthers coach Ron Rivera says five players were held out of practice and four others were limited as Carolina continues to prepare for Thursday night’s game against the New York Giants. Running back Jonathan Stewart, linebacker Thomas Davis, right tackle Byron Bell, safety Colin Jones and guard Mike Pollack did not practice due to injury.

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Michael Turner out on bond after arrest

September 19, 2012
Michael Turner out on bond after arrest

Atlanta Falcons running back Michael Turner was jailed on charges of drunken driving and speeding early Tuesday, just hours after he scored a touchdown in the team’s win over the Denver Broncos. The 30 year-old Turner of Suwanee, was booked into the Gwinnett County jail in metro Atlanta just after 5:00 AM. Turner spent barely…

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Bagwell wants tax hike

September 19, 2012

A first-year Walhalla city councilman wants to raise taxes. And T-Jay Bagwell is not afraid to say it. But his idea to for him to conduct separate meetings with taxpayers to explain how taxpayers would be affected and why the city needs more taxes ran into opposition during last night’s council meeting. Deek Biemann and…

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Medical leave for police chief

September 19, 2012

City leaders say Walhalla Police Chief Tim Chastain has taken medical leave. City Administrator Nancy Goehle says she will name an interim chief today.  

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  • September 20, 2014John W. Gibson Reunion
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