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Solicitor: Man charged with DUI was driving 91 mph when he crashed into car, killing teen  Greenville News

A man was denied bond in connection with DUI charges stemming from a wreck in which he was driving 91 mph. The crash killed a Wade Hampton HS student.



Wade Hampton High School graduation honors seniors who died this school year  FOX Carolina

Greenville, SC (FOX Carolina) - On Tuesday, two seniors whose lives were cut short earlier this school year were honored by Wade Hampton High School ...



Opinion: SC's education policy should 'help more people become what they wish to be'  Greenville News

Opinion column about the concept of 'human flourishing,' which takes a broad-based approach to helping people in rural communities to thrive.



Former Tigers on the prowl in US Open  Spartanburg Herald Journal

This year marks the 10th anniversary of the biggest professional moment by a former Clemson golfer when Lucas Glover slogged his way through consistent ...



Wade Hampton High School student killed in Greenville County crash  Greenville News

A vehicle crash claimed the life of a Wade Hampton High School student Tuesday morning.



Deputies: Suspect charged after employee assaulted in Wade Hampton High School parking lot  FOX Carolina

GREENVILLE COUNTY, SC (FOX Carolina)- The Greenville County Sheriff's Office said a school district employee was assaulted in the parking lot of a high ...



Klatt out as Wade Hampton High School football coach  Greenville News

Marc Klatt is out after four seasons as Wade Hampton High School football coach.



Wade Hampton High employee assaulted in school parking lot  Greenville News

An employee was assaulted in the school's parking lot by an unknown male suspect, who fled the scene on foot.



Wade Hampton High track to be named after longtime coach  Greenville Journal

Wade Hampton High School's track facility will be named after Sam McCollum, a longtime coach and social studies teacher who taught at the school for 30 years ...



New Wade Hampton football coach Travis Miller brings impressive offensive resume  Greenville News

Travis Miller, offensive coordinator at Boiling Springs High, takes over the Generals' program.



Wade Hampton High School presents check for over $300,000 to Upstate charity  FOX Carolina

Greenville, SC (FOX Carolina) - Wade Hampton High School's student council presented a check from their 2018 Spirit Week to Clement's Kindness Fund for the ...



Wade Hampton High student killed in car accident  Greenville Journal

Greenville County Schools officials confirmed a Wade Hampton High School senior died in a car accident on Old Rutherford Road in Taylors at about 7:56 a.m. ...



County Schools appoints new principals for 4 schools  Greenville Journal

Greenville County Schools named new principals for four of its elementary schools and promoted Wade Hampton High School's principal to director of Career ...



Funeral arrangements announced for Wade Hampton senior killed in car crash  FOX Carolina

TAYLORS, SC (FOX Carolina) - Funeral details have been announced for the 17-year-old Wade Hampton High School senior who died after his car was struck ...



S.C. community reeling after prep football player killed in car crash  USA TODAY High School Sports

A South Carolina community is mourning the death of a high school football player who was killed in a car crash.



Wade Hampton High School relieves head coach Marc Klatt of duties  FOX Carolina

Wade Hampton High School is looking for a new head football coach.



Arrest in crash that killed Wade Hampton HS student  WSPA.com

Greer Police say they have arrested a man accused of driving a stolen car involved in a crash that killed a Wade Hampton High School senior.



Wade Hampton Boulevard could have new look if elements included in draft master plan come to fruition  Greenville Journal

Wade Hampton Boulevard could look like a completely different place if elements included in a draft strategic plan come to fruition. Instead of seven lanes of ...



High school football player killed when his vehicle was hit by stolen car, SC cops say  The State

A 17-year-old SC high school senior was killed when the car he was driving in was stopped at a red light when it was hit from behind by a speeding car that ...



17-year-old-boy killed on way home from church; sister, 2 others injured in crash, officials say  WYFF Greenville

A 17-year-old boy was killed on his way home from church Wednesday evening, and three other people were seriously injured when a speeding, stolen car ...



Wade Hampton High teacher's dedication recognized with National Aerospace Teacher of the Year award  Greenville Journal

A robotics coach, a chemist, and a Fulbright Scholar walk into a physics classroom, but it's not a joke. Beth Leavitt, the 2018 National Aerospace Teacher of the ...



Police: Stolen vehicle crashed into car with Wade Hampton student; he died in the crash  Greenville News

The wreck occurred in front of the North Hampton Market shopping plaza in Greenville County. One of the vehicles had been reported stolen earlier that day, ...



Op-Ed: Change the name of Wade Hampton High School  Greenville Journal

By Paulette Bates Aiden. I graduated from Wade Hampton High School in 1965. I knew, vaguely, that Wade Hampton III was a Confederate general — our colors ...



SC Senator: Education reform bill unlikely to pass this year  Greenville Journal

Teachers implored Greenville legislators to increase salaries, reduce testing, and take another look at South Carolina's Read to Succeed Act at a town hall ...



Petition circulating to change name of Wade Hampton High School  WYFF Greenville

16-year-old says learning racist, slave-owning history of Civil War general 'disgusted me'



Speakers urge school board to change the name of Wade Hampton High School  Greenville News

In a packed board room Tuesday night, several speakers and their supporters urged Greenville County school board members to change the name of Wade ...



Family struggles led this Wade Hampton grad to end the 'cycle of brokenness'  Greenville News

Tim Sevilla is nothing if not determined. The 18-year-old graduates from Wade Hampton High School on June 5, but that diploma symbolizes much more than ...



Wade Hampton boys basketball team grows into state contender  Greenville News

A lot of things can happen with a team during a high school basketball season. What Reggie Choplin saw from his boys team at Wade Hampton High School ...



Meet the new high school principals for Greenville County Schools  Greenville News

Editor's note: This is one of three articles profiling new principals at the elementary, middle school and high school levels of Greenville County Schools for the ...



Opinion: Why collaboration is key in S.C. education reform  Greenville News

Dr. Burke Royster, Greenville County Schools superintendent, writes about education reform proposals in the S.C. Legislature.



Change in school assignment requests show which facilities have highest demand  WYFF4 Greenville

Parents hoping to change their child's Greenville County School assignment picked Fisher Middle School and Eastside High School more than any other facility ...



Former Wade Hampton employee arrested on 10 counts of sexual misconduct with minor  Greenville News

A former Wade Hampton High School employee was arrested Wednesday on sexual exploitation charges, according to the South Carolina Attorney General's ...



Upstate teen killed in car crash on Old Rutherford Road after going down an embankment  FOX Carolina

Taylors, SC (FOX Carolina) - Troopers with the South Carolina Highway Patrol responded to a fatal collision Tuesday morning at 7:56 a.m. on Old Rutherford ...



School trustees reluctant to take up Wade Hampton High name change  Greenville News

Greenville County school board members are not eager to jump on the bandwagon for changing the name of Wade Hampton High School. Quite the opposite.



Petition calls for dropping 'racist' name of SC high school  The State

Wade Hampton III was a Confederate lieutenant general, one of the largest slaveholders in the Southeast and, by today's standards, a blatant “racist,” according ...



Update: Former Eastside High tennis coach arrested  Greenville Journal

Brian Gem Garrison, 47, has been arrested and charged with contributing to the delinquency of a minor. Garrison was an adjunct tennis coach at Eastside High ...



Driver of stolen car in deadly crash on Wade Hampton Blvd released from hospital, arrested, family member says  WYFF Greenville

The driver accused of a stealing a vehicle and crashing into a teen's car on Wade Hampton Boulevard, killing him, has been released from the hospital and ...



Service planned for Wade Hampton HS student killed in crash  WSPA.com

Greenville Co. Schools say Wade Hampton High School held a moment of silence in honor of John Robb.



Wade Hampton Spirit Week to benefit Clement's Kindness  GreerToday

By GEORGIA GAY Spirit week is unforgettable for students at Wade Hampton High School.



Keep the name or drop it? Greenville debates Wade Hampton issue  Greenville News

Speaking at a forum Thursday, panelists on either side of the Wade Hampton High School issue argued passionately for and against dropping the school's ...



Tamping down on bullying: Programs aim to prevent, reduce behavioral issues in schools  Greenville Journal

When Molly rushed to Wade Hampton High School after receiving a call from administrators, she found her daughter in the front office — bruised, bloody, and ...



Slave-owning, KKK-supporting namesake of Wade Hampton High sparks name-change controversy  Greenville Journal

Dueling petitions about whether to change the name of Wade Hampton High School because its namesake was one of the South's largest slaveholders has ...



Wade Hampton High School launches composting program to combat food waste  Greenville Journal

South Carolina wasted about 640,000 tons of food in 2016, according to the state Department of Health and Environmental Control. Now a teacher at Wade ...



National School Walkout: Greenville County school officials deny accusation of obstruction  Greenville News

While hundreds of students in Greenville County joined Wednesday morning's National School Walkout — an event designed to honor victims of school ...



AFA Announces National Teacher of the Year  Air Force Magazine

Arlington, Va. – The Air Force Association (AFA) is thrilled to announce that Beth Leavitt of Wade Hampton High School, Greenville, SC, has been named the ...



LMA announces new varsity football coach  Manning Live

LMA Headmaster Tripp Boykin released the following information on Friday morning. On behalf of the LMA Board of Directors and myself, we are pleased to ...



Opinion: Leave Wade Hampton in the history books  Greenville News

Opinion column: Wade Hampton students say Wade Hampton belongs in history books not in their school.



Multiple Upstate students make commitments in South Carolina's 3rd annual STEM Signing Day  FOX Carolina

Just like signing day for athletes, the third annual South Carolina Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Signing Day celebrates high ...



Roper Mountain Science Center celebrates the stars with 'Space Day'  FOX Carolina

Roper Mountain Science Center in Greenville will be holding a 'Space Day' filled with interactive exhibits on Saturday, March 9th, officials released to FOX ...



Sheriff: Wade Hampton student an innocent victim in gang shooting  Greenville News

A Wade Hampton High School student was an innocent victim who died on Mother's Day after being shot in a gang-related shooting, said Greenville County ...



Get hired to play arena football in Mauldin and make up to $20K  Greenville News

Here's a look at some of the job openings this week in the Greenville area, including arena football, teaching, coaching, police and other city work.



South Carolina high school basketball has never used a shot clock. But should they?  Greenville News

Berea High School boys basketball coach Jeff Maness said the fan in him — not to mention the coach — would love to add a shot clock. "I think it brings ...



Arrest warrant issued on former Eastside High tennis coach  Greenville Journal

The Greenville County Sheriff's Office has issued a warrant for the arrest of Brian Gem Garrison on the charge of contributing to the delinquency of a minor, ...



Greenville Co. teenager dies hours after she was shot, officials say  WYFF Greenville

A Wade Hampton High School student died after being injured in a shooting, according to Sgt. Ryan Flood with the Greenville County Sheriff's Office. Flood said ...



Confederate symbols in the modern South: Clemson petition marks new movement in SC  Greenville News

While one group works to "combat the rage against Confederate things," others want to change and add context to old symbols.



Upstate high school student killed in crash  WYFF Greenville

Greenville County Coroner said a 16-year-old John Anthony Robb II was killed after a single-car crash on SC 414.



Wade Hampton sends academic team to nationals  Greenville News

Wade Hampton High School sent its Academic Team to Nationals for the first time last week. The team, made up of an A and B team plus coaches, flew to Dallas, ...



Former Wade Hampton grad Capers Williamson had the longest US javelin throw in 2018  Greenville News

Capers Williamson last competed in a track and field meet more than four months ago, but that doesn't mean life has slowed down for the Wade Hampton High ...



'I should be in prison or dead': Wade Hampton grad takes sobering journey to the top in javelin throwing  Greenville News

Capers Williamson, a graduate of Wade Hampton and The Citadel, became the nation's top javelin thrower on his 90th day of sobriety.



Funeral service held for Greenville County teen killed in crash  WYFF Greenville

A funeral *service* was held Saturday for 17-year-old Joshua Burgess at Brushy Creek Baptist Church.



12 changes in South Carolina law that went into effect this summer  Greenville News

Here's round up of changes in state law that will affect South Carolinians, starting this month.



Meet Greenville's high school valedictorians  Greenville News

They have worked hard during their entire academic careers. Now they are graduating from high school and taking the next steps in their lives. In this feature ...



A look back at local sports | Sports  Berkeley Independent

The final grains of sand are sliding through the hour glass in 2018 and it's time to look back at the year and relive some of the moments that made.



Greer woman's journey with ALS benefits others  Greenville News

Greer woman's journey with ALS inspires efforts that benefit others.



Students petition for Upstate high school's name to be changed  WSPA.com

Some students at Wade Hampton High School want to rename the school because they say Wade Hampton was oppressive to minorities and the current name ...



A look at who died in Greenville County's DUI-related crashes since 2018  Greenville News

In 2018, more than 20 people were killed in vehicle crashes that authorities say involved alcohol or drugs in Greenville County. That tally continues this year.



WHHS puts spirit into aid for ailing hearts  Greenville News

Wade Hampton High School students touched hearts with Spirit Week fundraiser.



Why Giving Matters: New microsite highlights impact of Greenville's nonprofit sector  Greenville Journal

By Bob Morris. Philanthropy, charity, giving voluntarily and freely … call it what you like, but it is truly a jewel of an American tradition.” — John F. Kennedy Jr.



Yearbook staff says, 'No Bible verses as senior quotes;' school officials disagree  WYFF Greenville

An Upstate high school yearbook staff tells students they can't use Bible verses as senior quotes.​



New rules to prevent players overheating in football practice in SC  WSPA.com

With temperatures reaching the mid-90s on Monday in the Upstate, high school athletes are feeling it during those pre-season practices.



Greenville County Schools release number of students participating in National Walkout  FOX Carolina

The Greenville County School District, which did not sanction National School Walk-Out Day, released a list of numbers of students who participated.



Two Greenville schools named National Blue Ribbon schools  Greenville News

Two Greenville County schools have been named among the 2016 National Blue Ribbon Schools in an announcement by the U.S. Department of Education on ...



Simpsonville magazine publisher dives into the oceans to write stories of sunken treasures  Greenville News

Joe Porter dives the world's oceans to explore shipwrecks and publishes a magazine read in 51 countries about it, from his home in Simpsonville.



Wade Hampton freshman killed in wreck  Greenville News

A 14-year-old Taylors girl was killed in a wreck on her way home from getting ice cream.



Planning your year? Check out TALK Greenville's 2019 event calendar  Greenville News

We breakdown the most exciting events scheduled for 2019 with a month-by-month highlight of events.



WHHS student diagnosed with viral meningitis  Greenville News

A Wade Hampton High School student has been diagnosed with viral meningitis. Principal Eric Williams sent a letter home to parents Monday explaining the ...



South Carolina House District 18 candidate Tony Gilliard  Greenville News

The following information was submitted by South Carolina House District 18 candidate Tony Gilliard. Top Issue. The "Size and Scope of Government".



Marching in a high school band could count as PE in South Carolina schools  Greenville News

Legislative efforts to adopt similar proposals previously have failed. In part, that is because of opposition from physical education advocates.



Greenville school board approves tax increase for new schools  Greenville News

Trustees of Greenville County Schools unanimously approved a 4.6 mill tax increase.



Wade Hampton students raise more than $225K for charity  Greenville News

Wade Hampton High's students exceed Spirit Week fundraising goal.



Retiring Augusta Circle principal Kerry Bannister taught me to love ballet, math, teaching  Greenville News

Kerry Bannister has taught French and math, but for the last 18 years, she's been principal of Augusta Circle Elementary School.



Greenville school district hiring bus drivers and more  Greenville News

Greenville County Schools is hosting a job fair Tuesday, interviewing applicants for positions such as bus drivers, bus aides, custodians and food *service* ...



Upstate family still searching for answers one year after teen killed outside Taylors Pavilion  FOX Carolina

Family, friends and the Taylors community still search for answers, one year after the death of 17-year-old Makiya Hawkins.



With Northpointe shopping center as a catalyst, there is fresh opportunity to redevelop what was once Greenville's main corridor: Wade Hampton Boulevard  Greenville Journal

While some may see dated strip shopping centers and vacant lots on the stretch of Wade Hampton Boulevard from downtown to North Pleasantburg Drive, ...



A missed opportunity for true discussion  Greenville News

The Greenville News recently hosted a forum on a possible name change for Wade Hampton High School and a broader discussion of Confederate names in ...



John Warren: Deep pockets and the call to serve thrust businessman into SC governor's race  Greenville News

Greenville native banks on conservative views, business experience, military *service* and $3 million of his own money to win the SC governor's race.



Racial slur painted on Bald Rock directed at Greenville Co. student  WSPA.com

An Greenville high school student is the target of hate spray-painted on a popular Greenville County natural attraction.



Simpsonville teen arrested in connection with deadly Pavilion shooting  Greenville News

Greenville County Sheriff's Office deputies have arrested an 18-year-old in connection to a May 14 shooting outside the Greenville County Pavilion Recreation ...



All About Art: Take a peek at the work of Julia Peters  Greenville News

After graduating from high school, Julia Peters worked at the Greenville County Art Museum, which at that time was located in the Gassoway Mansion on DuPont ...



Upstate student has less severe form of meningitis, school officials say  WYFF Greenville

Greenville County School District confirmed Monday that a student has been diagnosed with viral meningitis.



Experts: Conflicts over Confederate names and symbols likely to continue  The State

If you hate heated conflicts over Confederate names and symbols, here's some bad news:



Family launching music foundation in memory of Wade Hampton student after fatal crash  FOX Carolina

An Upstate family is starting a foundation in memory of their son to pass on his love for music after a tragic accident.



After the walkout, some students keep up the fight against guns  Greenville News

Greenville student: School shootings "make me think, what if our school is next?"



Blocked train tracks cause frustration in the Upstate  FOX Carolina

Some Upstate business owners are frustrated over trains they say are blocking the tracks for hours, sometimes days at a time. And they tell us, it's disrupting their ...



Makiya Hawkins' family looking for justice months after her death  Greenville News

A devastated mother is seeking justice for her 17-year-old daughter nearly three months after she was shot and killed on Mother's Day outside of a Greenville ...



March For Our Lives Greenville to plan March 14 student walkouts; school district cites 'safety concerns'  Greenville Journal

In the aftermath of the Feb. 14 school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., which resulted in the deaths of 17 individuals, ...



Wade Hampton announces new football coach | High School  SCNow

Marc Klatt's father was a high school coach in Oelwein, Iowa, for more than 40 years.



Upstate athletes make college commitments on National Signing Day  FOX Carolina

Wednesday is National Signing Day across the United States. Many Upstate schools will host signing day ceremonies as their student athletes sign letters of ...



Governor's School senior wins writing award, $50K scholarship  WSPA.com

A senior in the Governor's School Creative Writing program has won the 2018 YoungArts Lin Arison Excellence in Writing award.



He's never held public office but could become SC's next governor. Who is John Warren?  Myrtle Beach Online

John Warren has emerged as the dark-horse candidate for the GOP nomination for S.C. governor, forcing Gov. Henry McMaster into a June 26 runoff. Warren ...



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