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Woman airlifted after fall
September 20, 2014 – 6:53 pm | No Comment
Woman airlifted after fall | Test

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Central partially funds Bluesfest request
September 20, 2014 – 12:57 am | No Comment
Central partially funds Bluesfest request | Test

Although he wished town council could have granted Clemson Blues Festival organizer Vince Jackson’s request for $5,000, Central mayor Mac Martin said the town could only afford to provide $3,000 to fund its portion of next year’s event.

‘Truck Stop Shirley’ headed to the stage
September 20, 2014 – 12:54 am | No Comment
‘Truck Stop Shirley’ headed to the stage | Test

A live musical dramatization of the life of Shirley Estrich, also known as “Truck Stop Shirley,” will be held at the Clemson African-American Museum at 3:30 p.m. Sunday as part of its regular Third Sunday event.

Callous leaders show lack of respect
September 20, 2014 – 12:52 am | No Comment
Callous leaders show lack of respect | Test

It’s well known President Obama disdains the U.S. military, but it seems now as if Congress, the media and political pundits are guilty of the same.

BRAC is back
September 20, 2014 – 12:51 am | No Comment
BRAC is back | Test

The Blue Ridge Arts Center (BRAC) is back and is celebrating its reopening with a exhibit of 53 regional artists, which includes painters, sculptors, photographers and quilters.

Washington: Pot still gateway drug
September 20, 2014 – 12:50 am | No Comment
Washington: Pot still gateway drug | Test

Despite gaining more acceptance with legalization in some form in 21 states and the District of Columbia, a veteran drug enforcement officer says marijuana remains a “gateway drug” that often leads to other drug use.

The pastry bear
September 20, 2014 – 12:49 am | No Comment
The pastry bear | Test

Grizzly bears are dangerous. They may look cute, but they would rather eat you than cuddle.

Blackwell looks beyond ‘discouraging’ jobless numbers
September 20, 2014 – 12:48 am | No Comment
Blackwell looks beyond ‘discouraging’ jobless numbers | Test

The county’s top economic development official is confident Oconee is well positioned for job growth and is optimistic about the future despite disappointing labor statistics released Friday.

Mixed signals
September 20, 2014 – 12:45 am | No Comment
Mixed signals | Test

More than 300 new positions announced so far this year

Clemson holds event, vigil for POW/MIA Remembrance Day
September 20, 2014 – 12:41 am | No Comment
Clemson holds event, vigil for  POW/MIA Remembrance Day | Test

Every third Thursday in September, the country takes time to remember troops who are missing in action or prisoners of war.