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Clemson student laid to rest Sunday
Mon, 29 Sep 2014 05:32:53 -0700

A Clemson University sophomore from Piedmont whose death is being investigated by the Oconee County Sheriff's Office was laid to rest on Sunday.

MUGSHOTS: 34 Arrested In Union County 'Drug Round-Up'
Mon, 29 Sep 2014 09:56:13 -0700

"A Fall to Remember" is the title the Union County Sheriff's Office Narcotics Officers and Deputies are giving the recent arrest of 34 individuals in a county wide drug round-up.

Clemson University cracks down on fraternities after drowning
Wed, 24 Sep 2014 13:23:18 -0700

Frances Burns CLEMSON, S.C., Sept. 24 (UPI) -- Prosecutors have been given allegations of crimes involving fraternities following a student's drowning, Clemson University in South Carolina said.

FRIDAY'S PREP SCORES
Fri, 26 Sep 2014 19:45:36 -0700

PREP SCORES Georgia Benedictine 56, Bryan Co. 0 Savannah Christian 21, Montgomery Co. 14 Coffee 58, Effingham Co. 26 Ware Co. 33, Bradwell 0 Calvary 47, Wheeler 6 ECI 54, Sav. Country Day 13 Wayne County 29, Liberty Co.

Clemson student fell behind on pledge run before death
Wed, 24 Sep 2014 08:09:54 -0700

CLEMSON, S.C. — More details are being released in the death investigation of Clemson University student Tucker Hipps after his body was found in Lake Hartwell on Monday, WHNS reported. Oconee County Sheriff’s Office spokesperson Jimmy Watt said Hipps was on a voluntary pledge run with about 30 other pledges and brothers of the Sigma Phi […]

Coroner: Woman dies after accident
Sat, 13 Sep 2014 22:13:42 -0700

Oconee County Coroner Karl Addis said that a 58-year-old Seneca woman died as a result of an accident in Oconee County Saturday night.

2014 High School Friday Night Football Photo Gallery
Sun, 28 Sep 2014 21:41:23 -0700

2014 High School Friday Night Football Photo Gallery

Sheriff: No indication hazing played a part in Clemson student's death
Tue, 23 Sep 2014 10:14:27 -0700

The body of a Clemson University student was pulled from the water near the college campus on Monday afternoon, according to the Oconee County Sheriff's Office.

Deputies: Clemson student fell behind on pledge run before death
Wed, 24 Sep 2014 06:31:51 -0700

More details are being released in the death investigation of Clemson University student Tucker Hipps after his body was found in Lake Hartwell on Monday.

South Carolina domestic violence reform committee begins work with 'no preconceived ideas'
Wed, 17 Sep 2014 07:33:16 -0700

COLUMBIA - A variety of experts lined up Wednesday to tell state lawmakers how to combat South Carolina's deadly toll from domestic violence. But a Lexington prosecutor said the major hurdle will be overcoming a culture that has allowed the problem to fester for decades.