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Fuel tanker overturns in Belton

Fuel tanker overturns in Belton

greenvilleonline.com — A gas tanker overturned on North Main Street in Belton at 8:45 a.m. on Sunday according to the Anderson County dispatch. The Anderson County Hazmat crew is on the scene. Stick with GreenvilleOnline for more as the story develops. Read or Share this story: http://grnol.co/16FDCn7
Dec 21, 2014

Latest: Belton roads to be closed for 12 hrs after 8,200 gallons of fuel spilled out of capsized tanker. grnol.co/1zRhjpD

Dec 21, 2014

Fuel tanker overturns in Belton grnol.co/16FDCn7 via @greenvillenews

Dec 21, 2014

Update: Two hours after tanker overturned, fuel still spewing out in Belton. Roads blocked, DHEC notified. grnol.co/1zRhjpD

Colburn, defense lift Sandlappers to victory in Shrine Bowl

greenvilleonline.com — Matthew Colburn welcomed the mulligan. Colburn, last seen struggling with the rest of his Dutch Fork teammates against Hillcrest in the state final, helped awaken the South Carolina offense Saturday and led the Sandlappers to a 21-12 victory in the 78th Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas at Gibbs Stadium.
Dec 21, 2014

RT @GreenvilleNews: PHOTOS: South Carolina beat North Carolina Saturday for its third-straight Shrine Bowl victory greenvilleonline.com/story/sports/h… pic.twitter.com/mqW9oODiTV

Dec 21, 2014

Mr. Football Matthew Colburn and a stingy Sandlappers defense led the way. Story, photos at grnol.co/1zRfetM. #ShrineBowl #hssports

South Carolina wins fifth straight game, defeating Coker 78-52

greenvilleonline.com — COLUMBIA - South Carolina extended its winning streak to five straight in a game that didn't count for Coker. The Gamecocks, displaying a bit of a letdown following their impressive victory over Clemson two days earlier, defeated Coker 78-52 in what could best be described as a forgettable performance.
Dec 21, 2014

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Dec 21, 2014

South Carolina wins fifth straight game, defeating Coker 78-52 grnol.co/1AVc5qI via @greenvillenews #Gamecocks #UofSC

Clemson president says university will work on diversity policies

greenvilleonline.com — Clemson University President James "Jim" Clements told faculty this week the Administration intends to do more create new initiatives after recent a semester of marked by racial tension from social media blowups and a white student party viewed as racially insensitive.
Dec 21, 2014

#Clemson University president discusses #Cripmas party, other incidents creating racial tension and moving forward. goo.gl/xvsCiO

$2.4 million production facility brings printing back to Greenville

greenvilleonline.com — We are committed to Greenville, and here to stay. We are on a very fast track in bringing a new newspaper production facility back to our community. We're investing $2.4 million to build a state-of-the-art production facility to print The Greenville News right here at home. What does this mean?
Dec 21, 2014

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More Shrine Bowl 2014

greenvilleonline.com — The annual Shrine Bowl game between South Carolina and North Carolina high school football players was held Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014 at Gibbs Stadium Wofford College. South Carolina won 21-12.
Dec 21, 2014

#ShrineBowl coaches honored the late Joe Watson of #JLMann and his family. That and more photos at grnol.co/1AurpfX. #hssports

Q&Amy: High school band's "burned flags"

greenvilleonline.com — Q: The color guard of one of the high school marching bands carried what appeared to be burnt American flags during the Greenville Poinsettia Christmas Parade. I was shocked. What is the story? Amy in short: I was also curious about those flags, carried by the color guard of Greenville High School, during the parade.
Dec 21, 2014

RT @GreenvilleNews: Curious about why Greenville High color guard carried burnt flags? @QandAmyNews investigates: grnol.co/1APYqRV pic.twitter.com/jTCivH2Uzh

Dec 21, 2014

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Three killedin Berea fire

greenvilleonline.com — Two adults and a baby were killed in a fire that gutted a mobile home Saturday in Berea, authorities said. Firefighters were called to 525 Hunts Bridge Road at 1:20 a.m. after initial reports of a fire with people possibly trapped inside, according to Berea Fire Chief Gary Brock.
Dec 20, 2014

An update on the devestating Berea house fire that killed 3 people, including a baby, early today. grnol.co/1zNH7Tr

Dylan Thompson has been a model leader for SC football

greenvilleonline.com — It probably would be hard to find an athlete who has enjoyed donning the garnet and black of the University of South Carolina football team more than Dylan Thompson.
Dec 21, 2014

Dylan Thompson has been a model leader for #UofSC football grnol.co/1AR6JwA via @greenvillenews #Gamecocks

Dec 20, 2014

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Smith: Showdown gives USC, Clemson good information

greenvilleonline.com — Frank Martin has been saying since the fall that he liked the makeup of his University of South Carolina basketball team. After the Gamecocks' 68-45 victory against in-state rival Clemson at Colonial Life Arena Fon riday, that's easy to understand. It has been years since USC had anything to cheer about when it comes to men's basketball.

Eastside High basketball boys' quick starts too much for Greer

greenvilleonline.com — In Friday's Peach Blossom AAA Region boys game between Greer and Eastside, the Eagles were a bit better coming out of the blocks. Eastside (6-4) dominated the early part of each half en route to a 55-42 victory. The win gives Eastside a 3-0 start in the region.
Dec 20, 2014

#Eastside battled past #Greer in girls and boys basketball. Story and photos at grnol.co/1w9aIjZ. #hssports

Taylors light display not a holiday for some neighbors

greenvilleonline.com — What began as a fun time to foster happy holiday memories has morphed into a major headache for residents of an Eastside subdivision. The 480,000-bulb light show on Ridgewood Drive in Taylors is attracting dozens and dozens of cars each night, sometimes backing up traffic on such major thoroughfares as Lee Road and Wade Hampton Boulevard.
Dec 19, 2014

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Dec 19, 2014

Taylors light display not a holiday for some neighbors. grnol.co/1AOnJUh via @greenvillenews

Dec 19, 2014

RT @MelissaHallYall: It may be 55 degrees out, but it’s snowing at Dustin Pelletier’s Taylors home. grnol.co/1DRPkKn pic.twitter.com/AWmeSeRcVz

Dec 19, 2014

It may be 55 degrees out, but it’s snowing at Dustin Pelletier’s Taylors home. grnol.co/1DRPkKn pic.twitter.com/AWmeSeRcVz

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The snow storm of 1988

Dec 20, 2014

Get your snow fix with these great old photos of the '88 snowstorm. grnol.co/1z6wya0

Dec 19, 2014

RT @DowntownMelissa: This 1988 storm brought a foot of snow to the Greenville area. More photos here: grnol.co/1AP6bYj pic.twitter.com/EgeKRXwfq1

Dec 19, 2014

RT @DowntownMelissa: This 1988 storm brought a foot of snow to the Greenville area. More photos here: grnol.co/1AP6bYj pic.twitter.com/EgeKRXwfq1

White Christmas forecast: no snow signal

greenvilleonline.com — Here's the forecast for Dec. 25: there won't be any white, so you'd better stock up on red. Weather forecasters say the chances for a white Christmas in the Upstate are slim to none, as conditions won't be aligned to bring the picture-perfect snowy scene Greenville and surrounding areas saw in December 2010.
Dec 20, 2014

White Christmas forecast: no snow signal grnol.co/16zSWla via @greenvillenews

Dec 19, 2014

Where to go for a #whiteChristmas: grnol.co/1sH9n3F. Please say Greenville, please say Greenville, please say Greenville!

Dec 19, 2014

RT @DowntownMelissa: .@daviddykes on the weather beat - will it snow on Christmas? grnol.co/16zSWla via @greenvillenews

Dec 19, 2014

White Christmas forecast: no snow signal grnol.co/16zSWla via @greenvillenews

Ward: “Help is on the way.”

greenvilleonline.com — COLUMBIA - Lorenzo Ward remains cool, calm and collected even though there appears to be storm clouds of potential change raining around him. The University of South Carolina defensive coordinator has been on the road recruiting while there has speculation on whether Gamecocks coach Steve Spurrier will hire someone to replace him and other assistant coaches on the staff.

Clemson bowl ticket sales 'tracking well'

greenvilleonline.com — CLEMSON - Clemson has sold "a little over" 4,000 tickets for the upcoming Russell Athletic Bowl, which is good news for the athletic department's bottom line. "We are anticipating being above the threshold of our obligation," said Athletics Department spokeman Joe Galbraith. Clemson received an allotment of 8,911 tickets for the Dec.
Dec 19, 2014

RT @jasonkersey: OU has refused to provide info about its @RussellAthBowl ticket sales. Clemson has sold nearly half of its allotment: greenvilleonline.com/story/sports/c…

Dec 19, 2014

OU has refused to provide info about its @RussellAthBowl ticket sales. Clemson has sold nearly half of its allotment: greenvilleonline.com/story/sports/c…

Growler Station's new owner is a familiar face

greenvilleonline.com — Big Jon Richards has been the face of downtown's Greenville Growler Station from the moment it opened two years ago - though that role was confined to being the craft beer guru on an infinite quest to convince the "numbers guys" to buy just about every beer in the world.
Dec 19, 2014

Growler Station's new owner is a familiar face grnol.co/16zXUOX via @greenvillenews

Dec 19, 2014

Congrats to Big Jon Richards at West End's @GvilleGrowler Station. From beer guru to sole owner! #gvlbeer grnol.co/1xuZkFU

Police ID man killed in hit and run

greenvilleonline.com — Simpsonville Police are searching for clues after an unknown vehicle struck and killed a pedestrian who was walking along Davenport Road in Simpsonville Thursday night, authorities said. Dispatch received a call at 7:43 p.m. and arrived to find a man with injuries near Foxfire Drive along Davenport Road, said Simpsonville Police Cpl.
Dec 19, 2014

Update: Police searching for a Jeep in Simpsonville hit and run fatal. grnol.co/1z2kgPN