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Clemson Extension: Fall tasks
As we head into autumn, many changes are in store for indoor and outdoor plants. Light levels and temperatures begin to drop so watering and fertilization levels should be adjusted. Many people who have shaded outdoor porches often move indoor plants back and forth in spring and again in the fall. D
Greenville man found guilty of murder in Clemson shooting
A Pickens County jury on Thursday afternoon found a Greenville man guilty in a deadly shooting in 2015 at a Clemson intersection. The jury convicted Jaron Lamont Gibbs of murder and possession of a weapon during a violent crime in the death of Robert Idrew Porter, 23, of Six Mile. Judge Letitia Verd
Home-schooled Anderson teen, now Clemson student, aspires to be neurosurgeon
Emma Lane McGahey knows how to teach herself just about anything. For most of her life, McGahey, 18, has lived in Anderson, where she grew up and was home-schooled from fourth grade through her senior year. Home-schooling, she said, isn't what people picture - her mom didn't sit her down at the kitc
Person killed in tractor accident, coroner says
WYFF NEWS 4SOURCE: WYFF NEWS 4 Updated: 6:36 PM EDT Sep 21, 2017 A person died Thursday after being run over by a tractor in Anderson County, the county coroner said. The coroner's office said it is responding after a person was apparently ejected off of a farm tractor and was pinned underneath it
Here's the Deal: What adventure will you have this week?
If you have not boarded the Susto train yet, it is high time you got with the program. The up and coming Charleston rock band has been making a big name for itself over the last few years and is on the cusp of becoming a national name. Their current tour will see them take stages in New York City, A
Professors: University experts should speak out on big issues of the day
Two Upstate professors are challenging their university colleagues to take a more active role in the urgent political discussions of the day. Academics not only have the right but the duty to lend their expertise to sometimes contentious public debates, said Akan Malici, a professor of politics and
5 things to know about N. Korean leader's rebuke of Trump
In this Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017, photo distributed on Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, by the North Korean government, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un delivers a statement in response to U.S. President Donald Trump's speech to the United Nations, in Pyongyang, North Korea. Kim, in an extraordinary and direc
Throwback Tulsa: Were you at the Beach Boys' decency rally in '69?
"Youths whoop it up at decency rally," was the headline on April 14, 1969. Known for their surfing songs and close harmonies, the Beach Boys had come to Tulsa for a Youth Decency Rally, a free concert organized by Lt. Gov. George Nigh. About 5,000 fans - mostly teenagers - turned out for the show on
Solicitor releases statement ahead of Townville shooting anniv.
FILE - A memorial grows outside of Townville Elementary. ANDERSON, SC (WSPA) - Tenth circuit Solicitor David Wagner released a statement regarding the upcoming one year anniversary of the shootings at Townville Elementary School. In the statement, he expressed his appreciation for first responders
'The Defense Of Your Liberty'
A rousing sermon delivered by the Rev. Samuel Doak in 1780 helped galvanize a group of American patriots before the decisive victory over the British in the Battle of Kings Mountain. That sermon was repeated Wednesday afternoon at a memorial ceremony honoring Doak on the grounds of Washington Colleg
AT&T and DirecTV may drop WHNS Fox Carolina on Friday
Local television station WHNS FOX Carolina might no longer be available to DirecTV and AT&T customers in Anderson, Greenville, Spartanburg and Asheville, North Carolina, starting Friday, Sept. 22 due to a failure of the two parties to reach and agreement on broadcast rights. WHNS FOX Carolina relea
Family of boater recovered from Lake Hartwell releases statement, photos in honor of late husband
The family of a boater missing on Lake Hartwell since mid-July released a statement and photos on Thursday, a day after his body was recovered from the lake. Kip Burrell, 52, and his wife Stacey were boating on Lake Hartwell on July 15 when a storm hit their boat, throwing them both into the water.
Thrive Upstate executive director says he was fired
COLUMBIA - The former executive director of Thrive Upstate, the disabilities agency for Greenville County, said he was fired last week but is still not sure why. John Cocciolone, who was hired to lead Thrive in April 2013, said he was terminated during a board meeting last week. Bob Ariail, the chai
Sanders: Diplomacy, human rights must drive US world affairs
Once and possibly future presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders said Thursday that President Donald Trump accentuates the worst aspects of generations of U.S. foreign policy, arguing that diplomacy and human rights must drive the U.S. approach to the world. The Vermont independent chided Trump o
Doodle Park under construction in City of Pickens
Construction is underway in the City of Pickens for the new Doodle Park. And on Thursday night, city leaders heard from people in the community to help finalize plans to create what they hope will be a major attraction. Doodle Park is set to open next Memorial Day. The park is located on Railroad St
Downtown Anderson building cited for code violations being demolished
A building in downtown Anderson that was cited for code violations earlier this year is being demolished. Located at West Benson Street and Murray Avenue, the building previously housed the law office of Fox Cahaly Sr. and his wife's real estate business. Fox Cahaly Sr. also served as a family court
Bernie Sanders delivers Westminster lecture on progressive U.S. foreign policy
FULTON - On Latshaw Plaza at Westminster College, just outside the hall where Sen. Bernie Sanders spoke Thursday, three chunks of the Berlin Wall towered next to each other in the art installation "Breakthrough." "If Trump builds his wall, it'll be even higher than this one," said Pack Matthews, a
A record number of exhibits
Charles Warner | The Union Times Johnny McKnight makes boards from raw lumber using a portable saw mill Saturday morning during the 15th Annual Union County Antique Farm Show at the Union County Fairgrounds. The portable saw mill was one of the many agricultural displays and activities featured duri
Mother of Tucker Hipps asks public to join her in prayer on 3rd anniversary of his death
Subscribed, but don't have a login? On the third anniversary of Tucker Hipps' death, his mother is asking the public to join her and pray for all students affected by hazing on college campuses. In a Facebook post on Tuesday, Cindy Hipps asked community members to meet her at Tucker Hipps' cross on
Leader of Indonesia attack plot gets 11 years in prison
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) - An Indonesian militant linked to the Islamic State group smiled and raised one finger toward heaven after a court on Wednesday sentenced him to 11 years in prison for leading a plot to attack a presidential guard-changing ceremony in Jakarta. At the same sentencing hearing,