Quilts, quilts, quilts

September 6, 2012
Quilts, quilts, quilts

This is apple time in Westminster and Long Creek, but you could just as easily say it is quilting time across Oconee County. The Upstate Heritage Quilt Trail will hang its 100th quilt tomorrow morning at Westminster City Hall. Through September 30, a number of quilts are on display at the Oconee Heritage Center in…

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The best apple bakers

September 6, 2012
The best apple bakers

The judges in today’s apple goods baking contest in Westminster are moving slowly, after having devoured samples of all entries. Here are first place winners: Kathy Duncan won for adult apple pie; Jessica Freeman, for apple cake. Youth winner was Luke Burton. Henrietta Wright’s apple crunch won for miscelleanous.

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Roddick’s career ends with U.S. Open loss to del Potro

September 6, 2012
Roddick’s career ends with U.S. Open loss to del Potro

American Andy Roddick’s professional tennis career came to and end at the U.S. Open Wednesday with a fourth-round 6-7 (1), 7-6 (4), 6-2, 6-4 loss to Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina.  During an on-court address after the loss, the 2003 U.S. Open champion got choked up as he spoke, telling the crowd, “Since I…

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Bioengineer students win design competition

September 6, 2012
Bioengineer students win design competition

Clemson’s bio-engineering senior design team won the design competition of National Collegiate Inventors and Innovators Alliance for a novel chest tube anchoring device. The Clemson team included Brennen Jenkins of the Pickens County town of Liberty. The student team, under the direction of professor John DesJardins, partnered with Greenville Hospital System pediatric surgeons Dr. John…

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Hearing loss and the aging process

September 6, 2012

An audiologist invites the public to learn about hearing loss and the aging process during a seminar tomorrow morning at her office in Seneca. Dianne Koglin’s seminar will be informal and doesn’t require reservations. It begins at 11 a.m. tomorrow at Mountain Lakes ENT and Allergy Center at 105 Carter Park Drive, Suite B, Seneca.

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Study finds hits taking toll on NFL players

September 6, 2012
Study finds hits taking toll on NFL players

A study of former NFL players finds they were unusually prone to dying from degenerative brain disease, the latest indication that repeated blows to the head may cause serious trouble later on. The death rate from Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and Lou Gehrig’s disease combined was about three times what one would predict from the general population,…

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  • September 22, 2014 6:00 pmBrasstown Baptist Church's Revival
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