Ground-penetrating radar work wrapped up Thursday, scanning the entire 17.3-acre area. Researchers are likely years from establishing just how many human remains are buried unmarked throughout the cemetery but data has continued to mount.
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David Lee Nelson, a renowned South Carolina performer and Greenville resident who channeled his battle with cancer into his art, has died.
The Greer councilman, who attended an in-person church service unmasked after feeling symptoms but before being tested, is recovering from the respiratory disease that has crippled the economy and contributed to the deaths of 200,000 people nationwide.
The lead coordinator for the White House coronavirus task force, in Clemson on Friday as part of a 17-city college tour, praised the school for its testing transparency and wastewater research.
The development is part of a wave of redevelopment in the historic Overbrook Historic District. Read more
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After two straight blowout victories to start the season, Clemson is off this weekend. The Tigers' open date comes a bit earlier than normal, but coach Dabo Swinney's team will take advantage of the time off and gear up for the rest of the season. Read more
South Carolina voters will need to get a witness signature for absentee ballots after a federal appeals court on Thursday put a halt on an lower court ruling that lifted the requirement. Read more
President Donald Trump nominated Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court on Saturday, capping a dramatic reshaping of the federal judiciary that will resonate for a generation and that he hopes will provide a needed boost to his reelection effort. Read more
A trove of emails obtained by The Post and Courier provide a unique window into South Carolina's early response to the COVID-19 pandemic, highlighting conflicting pressures on state leaders and Gov. Henry McMaster's reluctance to take aggressive action against the coronavirus at the expense of the state's economy. Read more
Pandemic restrictions are creating odd political alignments — and disagreements — around a general consensus that South Carolina laws granting emergency authority need an overhaul. Read more
Witness signatures are once again not required on absentee ballots in South Carolina after a majority of judges on the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday vacated a ruling from just a day earlier by a three-judge panel to overturn a lower court ruling that struck down the requirement. Read more