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Seth Stokes
September 06, 2017 - 1:13 pm
The Greenville County Sheriff's Office Scholarship Fund Golf Tournament is back and better than ever! In 1983, retired GCSO Sheriff Johnny Mack Brown started the Sheriff's Office Scholarship Fund to provide college scholarships to the sons and daughters of Sheriff's Office employees. Since its...
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Seth Stokes
September 06, 2017 - 11:03 am
The Riley Institute at Furman University has received a $75,000 grant from Duke Energy to expand ConnectionsSC, a program that advances diversity leadership among education and law enforcement professionals across the state. The grant marks Duke Energy’s second investment in ConnectionsSC. The...
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September 06, 2017 - 10:01 am
SEPTEMBER 6, 2017 BY SOUTH CAROLINA RADIO NETWORK A former president of Winthrop University has ended her wrongful termination lawsuit against the school, more than three years after the board of trustees voted to remove her. Former president Jamie C. Williamson (Image: Winthrop University) The...
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Ed Jenson
September 05, 2017 - 11:30 pm
The Greenville Drive were recognized with two South Atlantic League awards, the Club Merit Award and the Excellence in Marketing Award. It was the third time the franchise has won the Club Merit Award, which is awarded to the team that is consistent in their commitment to operational excellence...
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Ed Jenson
September 05, 2017 - 10:59 pm
The South Carolina Republican Party (SCGOP) announced today that it will be holding its 50th Annual Silver Elephant Gala on Thursday, October 12th at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center in Columbia SC, featuring United States Senator Cory Gardner of Colorado. "We are proud to welcome...
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Ed Jenson
September 05, 2017 - 10:45 pm
An ordinance to authorize the sale of the old Berea Elementary School property in Greenville County was passed during the Greenville County Council meeting Tuesday evening. Under the ordinance, Greenville County will sell the property to Campbell Young Leaders on behalf of Legacy Charter School for...
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Ed Jenson
September 05, 2017 - 10:16 pm
The Crimson Tide is No. 1 again, securing 60 of 61 first-place votes in the first Top 25 of the regular season. Ohio State remained No. 2 in the media poll and received the other first-place vote. Defending champion Clemson moved up to No. 3 on Tuesday. Penn State is No. 4 and Oklahoma moved up to...
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Patrick Gentry
September 05, 2017 - 8:39 pm
Voters in Laurens County School District 55 voted overwhelmingly against a $109 million bond referendum. The bond would have been used to build a new high school and make improvements to other schools in the district. 5,409 people voted against the referendum while 1,783 voted in favor. Official...
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Ed Jenson
September 05, 2017 - 3:40 pm
Forecasters are keeping a close eye on Hurricane Irma. Derrec Becker with the South Carolina Emergency Management Division said their in a wait and see mode but asked residents to monitor the storm Becker-Irma.mp3 Keep tune to 1063 WORD your 24 hour weather center.
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Seth Stokes
September 05, 2017 - 3:15 pm
The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Seneca man over the weekend on a Fugitive from Justice charge. 21 year old Anthony Warren Dawson, Jr. of Jasmine Lane was booked into the Oconee County Detention Center around 8:31pm Saturday. A deputy from the Uniform Patrol Division responded to the...
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