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Tigers return home to host No. 5 Louisville
February 15, 2020 – 12:33 am
Tigers return home to host No. 5 Louisville

CLEMSON — After breaking a three-game losing streak on Wednesday night at Pittsburgh with a 20-point win, the Clemson men’s basketball team returns home for a big test against one of the nation’s top teams.

South Carolina briefs: Gamecocks announce staff additions
February 15, 2020 – 12:26 am
South Carolina briefs: Gamecocks announce staff additions

COLUMBIA — On the heels of national signing day, rumors began to trickle out of Columbia about potential shakeups to South Carolina football coach Will Muschamp’s staff.

Crime briefs: Police: Man broke mother’s hip
February 15, 2020 – 12:10 am
Crime briefs: Police: Man broke mother’s hip

Jason Don Marcengill, 34, is charged with first-degree assault and battery, malicious injury to real property and malicious injury to personal property.

Clemson briefs: Clemson softball tops Terps
February 15, 2020 – 12:10 am
Clemson briefs: Clemson softball tops Terps

After giving up a run in the top of the first inning, freshman righty Valerie Cagle and the Clemson softball team’s defense held Maryland scoreless the rest of the way in a 5-1 win on Friday afternoon in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge opener.

High school roundup: Area teams gear up for postseason
February 15, 2020 – 12:05 am
High school roundup: Area teams gear up for postseason

High school basketball’s postseason will get underway Monday night with two area teams in action.

9 charged in drug sweep
February 15, 2020 – 12:03 am
9 charged in drug sweep

Nine people were charged in Oconee County Sheriff’s Office’s first drug sweep of the year, and deputies have active warrants for at least eight more.

The root cause of the opioid crisis
February 15, 2020 – 12:01 am
The root cause of the opioid crisis

Editor: Regarding the Feb. 8 Journal headline “Prisma Health gets $750k grant to fight opioid crisis,” here is my advice on how to spend the grant — give it to the greedy medical insurance companies, because they are the root cause of this crisis! 

February 15 Arrests
February 14, 2020 – 11:59 pm
February 15 Arrests

Arrests for February 15