Article Archive for August 2017
CLEMSON — Part of the Clemson men’s basketball team’s working vacation to Spain involved seeing a different part of the world.
While the Upstate will be deluged by visitors Monday hoping to catch the area’s first total solar eclipse since 1900, Oconee and Pickens county schools will be open.
An application for two variances in conjunction with the proposed construction of a Verizon store at the 1075 Tiger Blvd. site formerly occupied by Sonic Drive-In has been made to the city of Clemson.
More than six months after sitting with Clemson City Council members and discussing various goals for the coming year, city administrator Rick Cotton said many of the goals set are making substantial progress.
Walhalla City Council furthered its goal of spurring economic development on Tuesday by introducing an incentives package for the city.
South Carolina has received 1.2 million adult doses of potassium iodide for distribution within the 10-mile emergency planning zones of five nuclear power plants, the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control announced Friday.
Clemson University researchers say the public can help collect scientific information about the effect of Monday’s eclipse on plants for future generations.
— Researchers will be at Clemson University on Monday to find out how the solar eclipse might interfere with GPS capabilities.
The best view at the Eclipse Over Clemson event Monday might be from the stratosphere 110,000 feet above campus, where two weather balloons from the University of Maine will live-stream the eclipse back to Earth.
Clemson-educated astrophysicist Tom Bridgman will give a free public lecture titled “The Cosmos in Your Pocket” on Sunday at 7 p.m. in room 100 of Brackett Hall on campus.
The eclipse is set to begin around 1 p.m., with totality set to occur around 2:36 p.m. and last a little less than three minutes before the Golden Corner is back in full sunlight by around 4 p.m.