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‘Indescribable’: Eclipse draws 50,000 to Clemson event
August 22, 2017 – 12:30 am | No Comment
‘Indescribable’: Eclipse draws 50,000 to Clemson event | Test

The simulations began playing inside the Clemson University planetarium in 2011, and it wasn’t long after that when Mark Leising said the phone calls started coming in from alumni wondering what the school had planned ahead of Monday’s total solar eclipse.

Pelzer man charged with breach of trust
August 22, 2017 – 12:25 am | No Comment
Pelzer man charged with breach of trust | Test

Charged with breach of trust with fraudulent intent, James Anthony Nabors Jr., 38, of 3 River St., was arrested by the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office Friday after he was transferred from the custody of an Anderson County Sheriff’s Office deputy.

Eclipse watchers from far and wide converge on World of Energy
August 22, 2017 – 12:05 am | No Comment
Eclipse watchers from far and wide converge on World of Energy | Test

Eclipse chasers were waiting at the World of Energy gate at 5 a.m. Monday, and by early afternoon more than 1,200 people dotted Duke Energy’s grounds.

Doc Redman stands tall in an epic U.S. Amateur
August 22, 2017 – 12:04 am | No Comment
Doc Redman stands tall in an epic U.S. Amateur | Test

There have been 117 United States Amateur Golf Championships contested over the years. And late Sunday afternoon following one of the most competitive showdowns in its long history, Clemson’s Doc Redman was the player who hoisted the Havemeyer Trophy.

A memorable weekend for Austin Ernst
August 22, 2017 – 12:03 am | No Comment
A memorable weekend for Austin Ernst | Test

The United States celebrated back-to-back Solheim Cup championships on Sunday, topping Europe 16-1/2 to 11-1/2 at Des Moines Country Club to claim the crown.

Clemson still pursuing Auburn DB commit, RB from Alabama
August 22, 2017 – 12:02 am | No Comment
Clemson still pursuing Auburn DB commit, RB from Alabama | Test

Clemson has not given up in its pursuit of Auburn defensive back commit Quindarious Monday of Atlanta, and he said he probably will be at Clemson for the season opener against Kent State, primarily to see the Tigers, but also to watch his cousin who plays for the Golden Flashes.

Bryant gets the start in Clemson opener
August 22, 2017 – 12:01 am | No Comment
Bryant gets the start in Clemson opener | Test

CLEMSON — Kelly Bryant will be Clemson’s starting quarterback in the season opener against Kent State on Sept. 2, head coach Dabo Swinney announced after practice Monday. Bryant, a junior, had been listed as the first-team quarterback since the beginning of spring practice ahead of freshmen Zerrick Cooper, Hunter Johnson and Chase Brice. On Monday, Bryant’s position was made official.

New 2017 laws
August 21, 2017 – 10:05 pm | No Comment
New 2017 laws | Test

As summer continues to fly by with fall on the horizon, I want to update you on a few more laws passed by your state legislature in 2017.

Newcomer Club of the Foothills not just for newcomers
August 21, 2017 – 10:03 pm | No Comment

Moving to a new city is always challenging and often daunting. My wife and I know.

If not for the workers, where would you be?
August 21, 2017 – 10:02 pm | No Comment
If not for the workers, where would you be? | Test

Editor: Of all structures, bridges, towers, buildings, no matter how small or great, there is one part that’s seldom seen or even gets mentioned.

Happy with Trump despite lack of tact, diplomacy
August 21, 2017 – 10:01 pm | No Comment
Happy with Trump despite lack of tact, diplomacy | Test

Editor: At some point, as a young man, I came across a quote attributed to Mark Twain (among others) that it is “Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt.”

Did everybody enjoy a happy and safe eclipse day?
August 21, 2017 – 9:30 pm | No Comment
Did everybody enjoy a happy and safe eclipse day? | Test

Willie says: Howdy, readers! Did everybody enjoy a happy and safe eclipse day?

Funny is good
August 21, 2017 – 9:27 pm | No Comment
Funny is good | Test

What gets you through the day? I know what gets most of us going first thing, and it’s either coffee, a Coke/Pepsi, Mountain Dew or tea.

Fall into gardening
August 21, 2017 – 9:20 pm | No Comment
Fall into gardening | Test

High heat and humidity has brought the demise of many vegetable gardens.

MSGT. Robert “Bobby” Ray Schumacher (Ret.)
August 21, 2017 – 4:47 pm | No Comment

MSGT. Robert ‘Bobby’ Ray Schumacher (Ret.)
August 19, 2017
WALHALLA, S.C. – MSGT. Robert “Bobby” Ray Schumacher (Ret.), 77, husband of Eleanor Faye Schumacher, of 2220 Westminster Highway, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 19, at Greenville Memorial …

Eva Simpson
August 21, 2017 – 3:52 pm | No Comment

Eva Simpson
August 18, 2017
SENECA, S.C. – Eva Turner Simpson, 99, passed away Friday, Aug. 18, at her residence.
Sandifer Funeral Home is assisting the family.

Tigers continue to unearth gems on recruiting trail
August 19, 2017 – 1:11 am | No Comment
Tigers continue to unearth gems on recruiting trail | Test

Those of us with young children know how easy it can be to spoil them to the point they struggle to appreciate the simpler things in life — say, the fact they have food on the table, new clothes for school and 900 channels of satellite TV.

2017 volleyball season set to begin next week
August 19, 2017 – 1:08 am | No Comment
2017 volleyball season set to begin next week | Test

The 2017 South Carolina High School League volleyball season officially gets underway on Monday, and the four schools in the Mountain Lakes area — like all schools taking the court across the Palmetto State — are hoping for campaigns that extend beyond the regular season.