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Clemson confirms student death overnight

greenvilleonline.com — A Clemson University student has died, the university has confirmed. "We are deeply saddened to learn of the tragic death of Clemson student Kendall Wernet, a junior management major from Arden, N.C.," said Dean of Students Shannon Finning. "Our heartfelt condolences go out to his family and friends, and we stand ready to help them through this difficult time."
Sep 30, 2014

Updated version of latest Clemson student death story. grnol.co/YNfcUq via @greenvillenews

Sep 30, 2014

Kendall Wernet, Clemson student, Arden, NC native, died from cruise ship fall, per Miami authorities. grnol.co/1rqz7oS

Sep 30, 2014

Clemson student fell from cruise ship radar deck to his death grnol.co/YNfcUq via @greenvillenews

Sep 30, 2014

RT @RonBarnett999: Clemson confirms student death overnight grnol.co/YNfcUq via @greenvillenews

Sep 30, 2014

Clemson confirms student death overnight grnol.co/YNfcUq via @greenvillenews

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First Cycle event to introduce adaptive cycling options

greenvilleonline.com — For John Kinder, bicyling means freedom. Freedom to ride like other cyclists, to feel the wind in his face, to participate in a sport. The Greenville man lost his left leg below the knee to complications from a birth defect about 20 years ago.
Sep 30, 2014

RT @livgnews: Greenville event to introduce disabled people to equipment that lets them ride bicycles. grnol.co/1vtD38i

Sep 30, 2014

Greenville event to introduce disabled people to equipment that lets them ride bicycles. grnol.co/1vtD38i

Tucker Hipps' parents release statement

greenvilleonline.com — In their first public statement since their son's death, Gary and Cindy Hipps thanked those who have helped them through the most painful days of their lives. The Hipps have remained silent since their only child, Tucker, died during a morning run with his Clemson fraternity brothers on Sept. 22.
Sep 30, 2014

Tucker Hipps' parents talk about the loss of their only child in their first public statement: grnol.co/1mMAQmQ

Coffee & Crema closes Haywood Mall shop

greenvilleonline.com — It's the end of an era for the Haywood Mall location of Coffee & Crema After 10 years, the quaint coffee stand outside the Belk stood is closing up shop. The decision comes after examining costs and goals, says Shannon Hudgens, who opened Coffee & Crema in the mall space in December 2004.
Sep 30, 2014

Coffee & Crema closes Haywood Mall shop grnol.co/YNMl2c via @greenvillenews

Oconee County Sheriff’s Office issues scam alert

greenvilleonline.com — The Oconee County Sheriff's Office said deputies were investigating a potential scam that first used the identity of the Internal Revenue Service and later Oconee County Sheriff Mike Crenshaw. A West Union area resident told a deputy that she received a call from an unidentified man who spoke with an apparent foreign accent and claimed to be from the IRS, said Jimmy Watt, a Sheriff's Office spokesman.
Sep 30, 2014

Oconee County Sheriff's Office issues scam alert involving IRS and later Sheriff Mike Crenshaw. grnol.co/ZoHfe0

Gamecocks' Thompson has neck injury

greenvilleonline.com — University of South Carolina quarterback Dylan Thomson missed practice Monday because of what coach Steve Spurrier called a stiff neck. "He didn't practice yesterday," Spurrier said today at his weekly news conference. "I think he is going to move around a little bit today. He has a little bit of a sprained neck.

Clemson's Watson already among best in nation

greenvilleonline.com — He may have just one career start under his belt, but Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson already ranks among the national leaders in multiple statistical categories. "I've never been around a freshman like him," Clemson coach Dabo Swinney said today. "It's unbelievable to see a guy who is where he is at this stage in his career."
Sep 30, 2014

Young leader: It hasn't taken long for @ClemsonFB QB Deshaun Watson to rank among the nation's elite #Clemson grnol.co/1CElEw7

Greenville's CDS receives $15,000 grant

greenvilleonline.com — The Center for Development Services (CDS) received a financial gift after one of its volunteers was honored by his company. John Tripoli, managing director at Northwestern Mutual in Greenville, was honored with the company's annual Community Service award for "outstanding volunteerism" at CDS.

Test scores rise in Greenville and statewide

greenvilleonline.com — Greenville County high school students' average end-of-course test results improved across the board in 2014 as did results from high school students statewide. Scores improved from 2013 in each of four subjects considered benchmark courses for high school students, according to test results released Tuesday.
Sep 30, 2014

RT @DowntownMelissa: .@nathanielcary reports on how Greenville's high schoolers are doing when it comes to test scores grnol.co/YMz3CZ

Sep 30, 2014

Test scores rise for @gcschools and statewide for South Carolina high school students. grnol.co/1qRws1l #SCed #sctweets

Tigers’ running game remains grounded

greenvilleonline.com — Clemson University offensive coordinator Chad Morris has assessed his offense like an impatient toddler on a road trip. "Are we there yet?" Morris asked Tuesday morning while gauging the progress and prospect of the running attack. The question has been posed in a much less annoying tone than the high-pitched loop countless parents have heard ringing from the backseat.
Sep 30, 2014

RT @JimRiceGNews: As @maniebeingmanie reports, #Clemson can't allow Deshaun Watson's emergence to reduce efforts in the running game: grnol.co/1mLy7Kz

Sep 30, 2014

Running into trouble? #Clemson rush game remains grounded grnol.co/1vqxmbe via @greenvillenews

SLED: State's rape, murder rate is up

greenvilleonline.com — South Carolina's violent crime rate has fallen for the fourth consecutive year, yet the state still exceeds the national rate by 27 percent, a new report has found. The report, released by the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division, is compiled each year using figures from sheriff's and police departments statewide.
Sep 30, 2014

Good news: SC violent crime is down. Bad news: Murder, rape rising. SLED releases annual findings: grnol.co/1vrD1w1