First gold medal in Rio goes to US shooter Virginia Thrasher

RIO DE JANEIRO — Virginia Thrasher went through a three-week spring whirlwind, winning three NCAA titles and a spot on the U.S. Olympic Shooting...

August 7th, 2016 |  


Cathy Bell

Cathy Bell

GREENVILLE — Cathy Ellene Davis Bell, 66, loving wife of Dwayne Bell, died Tuesday, July 26, 2016.Born in Pelzer, she was the daughter of Lucill...

July 27th, 2016 |  


David K. Cox

David K. Cox

EASLEY — David Kenneth Cox, 75, husband of Judy Stewart Cox, passed away Monday, May 23, 2016 at St. Francis Hospital-Downtown.Born in Easley, M...

May 23rd, 2016 |  


Biles’ run at Olympic history ends with bronze on the beam

Biles’ run at Olympic history ends with bronze on the beam

RIO DE JANEIRO — Simone Biles felt her right foot slip. Then her left.As she reached down to steady herself on the balance beam — her firs...

April 20th, 2016 updated: August 15th, 2016. |  


Swimming’s best sister act carries the Aussies to relay gold

Swimming’s best sister act carries the Aussies to relay gold

RIO DE JANEIRO — Australia turned to the best sister act in swimming to hold off an American team anchored by Katie Ledecky.Give the gold to Cat...

January 8th, 2016 updated: August 7th, 2016. |  


Rio delivers a simple, but spirited, Olympic welcome

Rio delivers a simple, but spirited, Olympic welcome

RIO DE JANEIRO — What it lacked in flash, Rio made up for with feeling.With a limited budget, the consequence of a biting recession that roiled ...

January 7th, 2016 updated: August 6th, 2016. |  


Brazil held to 0-0 draw by South Africa

Brazil held to 0-0 draw by South Africa

By Tales AzzoniAP Sports WriterBRASILIA, Brazil — Brazil started its quest for an Olympic gold medal in men’s soccer with a disappointing ...

January 6th, 2016 updated: August 4th, 2016. |  


Should SDPC add a seventh seat?

Should the School District of Pickens County add a seventh seat?That question has been bandied about since a bill introduced by Reps. Collins and Clar...

June 17th, 2015 |  


It has the be the worst saying ever

It has the be the worst saying ever

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June 12th, 2015 |  


Children are our future

Every day, we hear how we as a nation are the greatest country in the world, a world leader, more culturally and socially aware than the rest of the g...

June 11th, 2015 updated: June 11th, 2015. |