US-Australia rivalry highlights 1st night in Olympic pool

US-Australia rivalry highlights 1st night in Olympic pool

RIO DE JANEIRO — Katie Ledecky is going for a sweep of the longer freestyle races at the Olympics, a feat unmatched since another American teena...

August 6th, 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 ...

August 6th, 2016 |  


Smooth sailing? US men’s basketball seeks more Olympic gold

Smooth sailing? US men’s basketball seeks more Olympic gold

RIO DE JANEIRO — There were so many questions about their cushy accommodations it seemed the Americans were on vacation.Yes, the U.S. men’...

August 4th, 2016 |  


Rio Games an acid test for Olympics’ appeal in a grim world

Rio Games an acid test for Olympics’ appeal in a grim world

RIO DE JANEIRO — Even if only for two weeks, can “Faster-Higher-Stronger” overpower deadlier, scarier and bloodier? Can the Olympic ...

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


Heath shows she is fit, ready to help US at Olympics

Heath shows she is fit, ready to help US at Olympics

BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil — It didn’t take long for Tobin Heath to overcome any doubts about her physical condition.Less than 10 minutes into...

August 4th, 2016 |  


Jimmy BakerROCK HILL — Mr. Jimmy Farley Baker, 77, of Rock Hill passed away Sunday, February 28, 2016 at the Wayne T. Patrick Hospice House.Serv...

March 2nd, 2016 |  


Alma GibbsUNION — Mrs. Alma Bright Gibbs, 90, 856 Beltline Rd., Union, widow of Clyde B. Gibbs, passed away Monday, January 11, 2016 at Spartanb...

January 13th, 2016 |  


Frances PowellCLINTON — Frances Haynes Powell, a native of Union, SC, passed away November 19, 2015 at the Presbyterian Community, Clinton, SC w...

December 4th, 2015 |  


Elizabeth RinacaUNION — Mrs. Elizabeth “Lisa” Rinaca, 61, wife of Douglas R. Rinaca, 4627 Cross Keys Highway, Union, left to walk wi...

November 28th, 2015 |  


Annie CranfordROCK HILL — Mrs. Annie R. Cranford, 84, passed away Sunday, November 15, 2014 at Agape Hospice.The funeral will be held at 11 a.m....

November 17th, 2015 |