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Four local contestants represent SC, NC at 'Idol' auditions

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Sam Birchfield, contestant from Seneca (FOX Carolina) Sam Birchfield, contestant from Seneca (FOX Carolina)
Ali Henderson, contestant from Gaffney (FOX Carolina) Ali Henderson, contestant from Gaffney (FOX Carolina)
Caleb Johnson, contestant from Asheville (FOX Carolina) Caleb Johnson, contestant from Asheville (FOX Carolina)
Laquan Fields, contestant from St. Helena Island (FOX Carolina) Laquan Fields, contestant from St. Helena Island (FOX Carolina)
ATLANTA (FOX Carolina) -

American Idol is in its 13th season, and this year four local contestants are vying for the coveted title.

The auditions were held Tuesday and Wednesday at the W Hotel in Atlanta.

Sam Birchfield is from Seneca and Ali Henderson is from Gaffney. Laquan Fields represented the Lowcountry at the auditions. He is from St. Helena Island, SC.

Caleb Johnson of Asheville is no stranger to American Idol auditions. He has tried out several times before and even sang on FOX Carolina.

The three judges spoke to FOX Carolina Wednesday about the upcoming season.

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