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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 ...

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 ...

He was late to his graduation. SC deputies left him standing outside locked gate  The State

A student at Wade Hampton High School in Hampton County, SC arrived late at his high school graduation ceremony June 2 and was locked out by the sheriff's ...

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.

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 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 School student killed in Greenville County crash  Greenville News

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

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 ...

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. ...

Arrest in crash that killed Wade Hampton HS student

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 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 ...

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 ...

Wade Hampton Spirit Week to benefit Clement's Kindness  GreerToday

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

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'

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.

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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Lowcountry community say final goodbyes to 19-year-old Mallory Beach

With the sun setting at Open Arms Fellowship in Hampton, a line wrapped around the church. Hundreds of people gathered to remember the life of 19-year-old ...

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 ...

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.

Brown, Stackley earn hall of fame nods | Sports  Berkeley Independent

Two Berkeley County coaching legends are part of the 2018 South Carolina Football Coaches Association Hall of Fame class.

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.

Wade Hampton student assaulting teacher caught on camera  WTOC

A disturbing assault at a Lowcountry high school was caught on camera.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

‘God give us closure’: Mallory Beach’s family grateful for support, end of crash search  Hilton Head Island Packet

Volunteers helped search Beaufort County rivers for Mallory Beach, who went missing Feb. 24 after the boat she was in crashed into a bridge near Parris Island.

Hampton native named Williston superintendent  The Augusta Chronicle

A Hampton County native with 24 years of educational experience has been named the new superintendent of Williston District 29.The District 29 School Board ...

New rules to prevent players overheating in football practice in SC  WJBF-TV

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

Service planned for Wade Hampton HS student killed in crash

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

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 ...

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 ...

S.C. Football Coaches Association to induct Jerry Brown into Hall of Fame  Lexington County Chronicle

Jerry Brown is headed to the S.C. Football Coaches Association's Hall of Fame.

Mom, daughter arrested after attacking student at Wade Hampton High School  WTOC

Imagine sending your child to school and finding out they were attacked by two people, one of them an adult.

School consolidation issue draws a crowd  The Augusta Chronicle

Just the mention of a discussion of school consolidation in Hampton County on the agenda was enough to draw a large crowd of concerned citizens and elected ...

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 ...

175 Confederate monuments across South Carolina, from Walhalla to Walterboro  Greenville News

The Southern Poverty Law Center lists 1747 Confederate monuments, place names and other symbols in public places. In South Carolina, there are 175.

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 ...

Murdaugh bestowed Order of the Palmetto  The Augusta Chronicle

On Sept. 20, Randolph Murdaugh III joined the ranks of such South Carolina icons as the late novelist Pat Conroy, civil rights activist Septima Clark, Carolina ...

Community says goodbye to Mallory Beach: Teen who was always kind with the biggest smile  Hilton Head Island Packet

Hundreds attended a funeral for Mallory Beach, 19, of Hampton County Thursday. Beach went missing after a Feb. 24 boating crash in Beaufort County.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

Cory Drennon returns home to coach Crescent boys basketball  Anderson Independent Mail

Crescent High School has a new boys basketball coach, and he has as ties to the community that are close as anyone could have. Cory Drennon has deep roots ...

Oceanside finds new motivation to fire past Wade Hampton  Moultrie News

It was the first time this season that anyone other than quarterback Sam Hartman had delivered Oceanside's pregame speech. Motivation can be drawn a lot of ...

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 ...

Palmetto Electric holds annual meeting, registers nearly 4,000 members  Bluffton Today

Palmetto Electric Cooperative registered 3989 members at this year's annual meeting held May 4 at Palmetto's Ridgeland location.The meeting focused on the ...

'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.

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.

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, ...

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, ...

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.

Funeral arrangements announced for Mallory Beach, killed in boat crash  WSAV-TV

Funeral arrangements have been announced for a 19-year-old who died in a boat crash two weekends ago.

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 ...

WHHS puts spirit into aid for ailing hearts  Greenville News

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

D29 hires Heyward as superintendent  The Augusta Chronicle

A Hampton County native with 24 years of educational experience has been named the new superintendent of Williston District 29.The District 29 School Board ...

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

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

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 ...

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.

SC girl said she couldn’t ‘do this anymore.’ Now her suicide is under investigation  The State

Authorities are investigating the death of an 11-year-old girl, who her family says was the constant victim of bullying. Toni Rivers, of Hampton, died Oct. 27, after ...

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 ...

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".

Greenville school board approves tax increase for new schools  Greenville News

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

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.

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:

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

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 ...

Greer woman's journey with ALS benefits others  Greenville News

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

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.

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.

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.​

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.

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.

New superintendent announced for Spartanburg School Dist. 2  FOX Carolina

Following the retirement of Dr. Scott Mercer, Spartanburg School District Two selected a new superintendent on Tuesday.

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.

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.

Family: Bullying led to 11-year-old's suicide  WTOC

The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division is investigating the shooting death of an 11-year-old Hampton County girl. Family members said the sixth grader ...

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