Memorial Day ceremony honors veterans

Members and volunteers with the Greenwood County Veterans Center honored veterans and those still serving in armed forces Sunday afternoon with a Memorial Day ceremony.

More than 7,000 American flags ...


Local centenarian looks back on his days of service

The USS Thornton had no outside lights. The only lights visible were those on the ship, so the convoy was surprised when one of the ships in its fleet hit the bow of the Thornton. 

Another hit th ...


SC lawmakers agree to budget with 3.25 percent pay increase

COLUMBIA - Legislators have agreed to a budget that increases state employees' pay by 3.25 percent, puts $30 million into replenishing sand on South Carolina's beaches and provides local governments a ...


PTC students honored at awards ceremony

At Piedmont Technical College's 42nd annual Student Awards and Recognition Program, President Ray Brooks applauded the achievements of more than 40 students. The ceremony attracted students, faculty, ...


Linn peaking at perfect time

CARY, N.C. -- Some brotherly advice and a lifelong friend brought Sam Linn to the Lander University baseball team.

After graduating high school in 2014, the Fletcher, North Carolina native headed to S ...

Minick takes advantage of rare at-bat to score winning run

CARY, N.C. - Nerves began to creep in on Gatlin Minick.

Patrolling right field in the top of the ninth inning against Central Missouri early Sunday morning, Minick watched as the Mules executed a sque ...

Martin Truex Jr. dominates NASCAR race in Charlotte

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CONCORD, N.C. ? Martin Truex Jr. led a Sprint Cup-record 588 of 600 miles to win the Coca-Cola 600 on Sunday night, racing away from his bad-luck past at NASCAR's l ...

Lander walks off with win to open College World Series

CARY, N.C. -- Will Jones hammered a line drive over the leftfielder's head in the bottom of the ninth inning to score Gatlin Minick, giving the Lander University baseball team a 4-3 walkoff win over C ...

Thompson's 41 points, 11 3s save Golden State's season

OKLAHOMA CITY - Klay Thompson made a playoff-record 11 3-pointers and scored 41 points, and the defending champion Golden State Warriors forced a seventh game in the Western Conference finals with a 1 ...

Anderson earns Division 96 honors

Phillip Anderson of Saluda may have finished second in last week's American Fishing Tour Division 96 at Clarks Hill, but the result was enough to earn him the division's Angler of the Year.

Each year ...

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