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Yesterday | Examiner.com

Always on the hop, the Swamp Rabbit Trail undergoes a makeover this spring

If there is one reoccurring theme in the short history of the Swamp Rabbit Trail System , it would be its propensity for continual evolvement.

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Related Topix: Greenville, SC, Greenville County, SC, Berea, SC, Travelers Rest, SC

Yesterday | The Kingstree News

Julia Burr, Hendersonville, NC

Funeral service for Julia May Taylor Burr, 93, was held Thursday, April 17, 2014, at Trinity Episcopal Church, Keenan Chapel.

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Related Topix: Tennessee

Yesterday | TechCrunch

After Cyberbullying Scandal, Anonymous Social App Yik Yak Raises $1.5 Million

Anonymous social networking apps are having a moment. Following the notable funding rounds for apps like Secret and Whisper , newcomer Yik Yak is today announcing a small amount of outside investment, too.

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Related Topix: Social Software, Education Etc.

Wed Apr 16, 2014

GwdToday.com

D50 names new principal for Brewer

Corey Collington, currently serving in his second year as an assistant principal at Greenwood High School, was named the successor to Chad Evans.

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Related Topix: University of South Carolina Upstate, Education Etc.

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Post and Courier

Wando, School of Arts triumph in rugby

The Wando rugby team won the state championship Saturday at Furman University, capturing the top level of high school rugby in the state by beating Greenville, 10-3.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

Rock Hill Herald

Rock Hill welcomes new superintendent

Kelly Pew has all the credentials she needs to be an excellent superintendent of the Rock Hill school district.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Clemson University, Pickens County, SC

Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Island Packet

Presidential historian Goodwin speaks at Furman

The university said Goodwin will speak Thursday night at a fundraiser for the American History Book Club.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

The Detroit News

Cheer led learning enthusiast

Gae McCord was a cheerful lifelong learner who loved enhancing her knowledge and sharing the arts as well as other cherished pursuits with those around her.

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Related Topix: Ohio State University, Plymouth, MI

WYFF-TV Greenville

Special Olympics taking place in Greenville and Anderson Counties

Close to 2,000 athletes will be participating in the Special Olympics Spring Games in both Greenville and Anderson counties on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Greenville County, SC, Anderson County, SC

Tue Apr 08, 2014

WYFF-TV Greenville

Former President Bill Clinton making stop in Greenville

Former President Bill Clinton will speak at the Peace Center Tuesday night. The event will help celebrate the lifelong work of Greenville native Richard W. Riley and Furman University.

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The Island Packet

Bill Clinton appearing in Greenville

The Tuesday event will help support the Riley Institute of Government, Politics and Public Leadership at Furman University in Greenville.

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Sat Apr 05, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

Pew hired as Rock Hill superintendent

Bachelor's of secondary education, Clemson University, 1991; Master's of arts, Furman University, 1997; Doctorate of philosophy in educational leadership, Clemson University, 2002.

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Related Topix: Clemson University, Pickens County, SC, Education Etc.

Thu Apr 03, 2014

The Island Packet

Parish Church of St. Helena Friday organ concert series continues April 11

The second in a series of Friday organ concerts at the Parish Church of St. Helena will feature Adam Pajan, who will perform at noon April 11 at the church, 505 Church St., Beaufort.

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

The Greenville News

Greenville community to brainstorm on ways to end homelessness

Tammi Hart is an executive assistant for an engineering company with a bachelor's degree who will soon earn a master's in psychology.

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Related Topix: Greenville, SC, Family, Teenagers, Greenville County, SC, Ninety Six, SC

The Island Packet

Greenville officials meet to discuss homelessness

Wednesday's session is scheduled for 7 p.m. at the Trone Student Center at Furman University.

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Mon Mar 31, 2014

The Greenville News

Furman's 'Imaginary Invalid' laughsat gullible patients, bumbling doctors

The French playwright Moliere wrote "The Imaginary Invalid" in 1673, but the play remains relevant in our over-medicated America, according to Furman University theater professor Rhett Bryson.

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts

Sun Mar 30, 2014

The Greenville News

Wedding: Andrea Pickens & Bryan Shaw

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Cormany Pickens of Greer, SC. She is a 2006 graduate of Clemson University and received her Masters Degree in 2011 from Furman University.

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Related Topix: Wedding, Greenville, SC, Greer, SC, Clemson University

The Greenville News

3 Greenville County high schools to have new principals

Three Greenville County high schools will have new principals this fall, and a new assistant superintendent will supervise half of the district's elementary school principals.

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Related Topix: Greenville County, SC, Wade Hampton, SC, The Citadel, Clemson University, University of South Carolina

The Greenville News

Historian Doris Kearns Goodwin to speak at American History Book Club's fundraiser

The American History Book Club will host Pulitzer Prize-winning author Doris Kearns Goodwin in Greenville on Thursday, April 10, in a fundraising effort that seeks to advance the Upcountry's appreciation for American history, officials announced.

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Related Topix: Books, The Bully Pulpit, Greenville, SC, Furman, SC, Education Etc.

Sat Mar 29, 2014

Post and Courier

Mills knitted together Greenville's rich textile heritage

The chip landed on Don Koonce's shoulder soon after he moved here and heard people dismiss the historical significance of the many textile mills that helped Greenville become South Carolina's most populous county.

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Related Topix: Greenville, SC

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