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House combining efforts to ask forgiveness for snow days
March 31, 2015 – 12:58 am | No Comment
House combining efforts to ask forgiveness for snow days | Test

Several local members of the South Carolina House of Representatives expressed optimism recently that a bill to forgive up to three school days missed this year due to inclement winter weather would be signed by Gov. Nikki Haley.

SDOC receives update on Fair-Oak Elementary renovation plans
March 31, 2015 – 12:56 am | No Comment
SDOC receives update on Fair-Oak Elementary renovation plans | Test

Renderings for the renovation of Fair-Oak Elementary School were formally presented to School District of Oconee County officials recently by the architectural firm in charge.

Hipps’ parents file suit in death
March 31, 2015 – 12:54 am | No Comment
Hipps’ parents file suit in death | Test

In a lawsuit filed in Pickens County on Monday, the parents of Clemson University student Tucker Hipps are seeking in excess of $25 million in damages in the death of their only son, who was found dead last September after a fraternity run.

Feedback offered on potential Clemson pedestrian, biking projects
March 31, 2015 – 12:51 am | No Comment
Feedback offered on potential  Clemson pedestrian, biking projects | Test

A total of six potential pedestrian and biking projects in the greater Clemson area were identified and feedback received during the latest meeting of the Friends of the Green Crescent held Monday night at Clemson City Hall.

Defendant to exercise ‘right to die’
March 31, 2015 – 12:47 am | No Comment
Defendant to exercise ‘right to die’ | Test

Disappointed and dismayed at a judge’s decision rejecting his request to leave the state so he could get expensive prescription heart medicines from his doctor in Florida, a Westminster man says he’s ready to exercise his right to die.

Visit Clemson participates in travel show at Shaw AFB
March 31, 2015 – 12:38 am | No Comment
Visit Clemson participates in travel show at Shaw AFB | Test

Visit Clemson, the tourism division of the Clemson Area Chamber of Commerce, recently took its efforts on the road by participating in a travel show at Shaw Air Force Base in Sumter.

Judge declines to dismiss local bank lawsuit, again
March 31, 2015 – 12:37 am | No Comment
Judge declines to dismiss local bank lawsuit, again | Test

A former executive with Community First Bank who is accused by a woman of stealing more than $1.7 million from her account failed for a second time to have a judge dismiss the woman’s lawsuit against him.

Parents of dead Clemson student seek more than $25M
March 30, 2015 – 6:15 pm | No Comment
Parents of dead Clemson student seek more than $25M | Test

The parents of Clemson University student Tucker Hipps have filed a lawsuit seeking in excess of $25 million that alleges reckless, willful and grossly negligent conduct in his Sept. 22 death.

Clergy-led prayer supporters say issue isn’t dead
March 28, 2015 – 12:23 am | One Comment
Clergy-led prayer supporters say issue isn’t dead | Test

A group of Pickens County clergymen said following Monday night’s Pickens County School Board of Trustees meeting that while the board didn’t approve changing its policy to allow opening prayers led by clergy, the fight isn’t over.

Upstate universities’ ROTC units hold training in Clemson forest
March 28, 2015 – 12:20 am | No Comment
Upstate universities’ ROTC units hold training in Clemson forest | Test

More than five miles from the Clemson University campus, ROTC cadets from four Upstate universities spent an unseasonably cool day Friday practicing challenging drills — aimed to develop their leadership and teamwork skills.