CBS Poll on Sequestration

How do Americans feel about the stalemate in Washington over sequestration? A new CBS poll shows a majority fear they will be impacted by the automatic budget cuts. CBS News Director of Surveys Sarah Dutton gives details.  “More than half of Americans, 53% expect that their own lives are going to be effected by the sequester.  Just 39% think they […]

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New Platform to report Bad Businesses

Resolving over $10 million in consumer reported damages against bad business practices and scams, Scambook, the online complaint resolution platform, is furthering its impact by taking part in this week’s National Consumer Protection Week. Scambook is educating consumers with their knowledge of the latest scams and protection tips compiled by their highly dedicated staff, the largest team of complaint investigators […]

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CU Police charge OC Man in Copper Theft

A 46-year-old Walhalla man was arrested Saturday in connection with the theft of copper from Clemson University property in Oconee County.  Clemson University police charged James Chastain with committing injury to real property to obtain nonferrous metals.  Oconee County Sheriff’s deputies arrested him Saturday. Police said someone stole copper from transformers at the Clemson University impound lot in Oconee County […]

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Four detained in Seneca Meth Lab bust

The Seneca Police Department has detained four people as part of their investigation of a methamphetamine laboratory found operating inside a motel.  The meth lab was discovered inside two rooms at a By-Pass 123 motel. According to Seneca Police Chief John Covington, suspicious activity led police to the Town ‘n Country Motel. A cleanup crew was summoned from Columbia.  The […]

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Seneca Half Marathon and 5K attracting Tourists

Over 150 people have already signed up to run in the City of Seneca’s 3rd Annual Half Marathon and 5K on March 16.  Seneca Events Coordinator Riley Johnson says they are building off last year’s success to make this year even bigger and better.  “Upstate Medical Associates, Dr. Henry and all the folks over there making this race possible.  They […]

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Upstate International celebrating Diversity and Connections

During the month of March, Upstate International is encouraging residents to get involved and help celebrate our diversity and our connections as part of International Month.  They invite everyone to visit their website, www.upstateinternational.org to learn about events in the participating ten county area of the Upstate, explains Upstate International steering committee member David Esch.  “The Upstate is one of […]

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Creole Choir of Cuba comes to Brooks Center

The Creole Choir of Cuba brings its passionate melodies, wild harmonies and richly textured arrangements to Clemson University’s Brooks Center for the Performing Arts at 8pm on Thursday, March 7. Singing music they learned from grandparents and celebrating the history of their Haitian descendants, these 10 vocalists from Camagüey, Cuba, are Grammy-nominated and multiple award-winners. The Creole Choir was founded in […]

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Local Foods Leader to speak at Clemson University

A national leader in the local foods movement will speak at Clemson University on Wednesday, March 6, offering a vision of how the nation can move toward a sustainable and secure future. Farmer, professor and author Philip Ackerman-Leist will explore local-scale food from a national perspective and propose strategies for creating more democratic and secure food systems in his presentation […]

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New Book tells story of CU’s Call Me MISTER Program

The story of Clemson University’s Call Me MISTER program is detailed in a new book, “Call Me MISTER: the Re-Emergence of African American Male Teachers in South Carolina.” The program began in 2000 with the goal of placing more African-American males in elementary school classrooms as teachers. Four South Carolina schools, Clemson, Claflin University, Benedict College and Morris College, participated in […]

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Dropout Prevention Center publishes Journal

The Clemson University Digital Press recently collaborated with the National Dropout Prevention Center to launch ENGAGE, a new online journal.  Clemson University serves as the home of the National Dropout Prevention Center and works closely with the organization to increase high school graduation rates through research and evidenced-based solutions.  The free interactive journal focuses on issues about school engagement while exploring […]

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