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This Wednesday, March 18, 2020 photo, shows unmarked stones on a hill on the edge of Woodland Cemetery, also known as Cemetery Hill, near Memorial Stadium at Clemson University in Clemson, S.C. Created in the early 20th Century, Woodland Cemetery is a burial ground for prominent Clemson University figures — presidents, professors and football coaches are all buried in the hilltop plot beside Memorial Stadium. (Ken Ruinard/The Independent-Mail via AP)

Clemson finds unmarked graves of slaves in campus cemetery

Aug. 18, 2020 6:57 AM EDT

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — The possible locations of hundreds of unmarked graves have been discovered in a Clemson University cemetery, including those of slaves and Black men whose hard forced labor built the campus long after the Civil War. The graves are thought to be of those enslaved at John C....

South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster, right, speaks during a COVID-19 briefing as state epidemiologist Linda Bell, left, looks on, on Wednesday, July 29, 2020, in West Columbia, S.C. As of Monday, McMaster says all businesses will be allowed to be open, as long as they adhere to social distancing and capacity limits. (AP Photo/Meg Kinnard)

Sewage shows the decline in COVID-19 cases in 1 SC city

Aug. 4, 2020 1:51 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Proof that the spike in COVID-19 cases in South Carolina has ended can now be found in the sewage in one city, officials said. Clemson has been measuring the level of virus in the city's wastewater weekly since late May. There was a spike in mid-June to coincided with a rapid increase...