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'''Events in 2006'''
 
'''Events in 2006'''
 
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==January==
 
*[[January 1]]: With change in state liquor laws, mini-bottles are no longer mandated by the Alcohol and Beverage Control rules, and local lounges switch to free-pouring drinks.
 
*[[January 1]]: With change in state liquor laws, mini-bottles are no longer mandated by the Alcohol and Beverage Control rules, and local lounges switch to free-pouring drinks.
 
*[[January 5]]: The Tigers are ranked twenty-first in both the Associated Press and USA Today/Coaches final season rankings following bowl win over the Colorado Buffaloes on [[December 27]].
 
*[[January 5]]: The Tigers are ranked twenty-first in both the Associated Press and USA Today/Coaches final season rankings following bowl win over the Colorado Buffaloes on [[December 27]].
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*[[January 13]]: [[Alan McCrary Johnstone]], the last surviving charter member of [[IPTAY]], dies in [[Orangeburg, South Carolina]], age 96. A member of the Class of [[1932]], he received a degree in electrical engineering, and as a student, helped start the golf team.  
 
*[[January 13]]: [[Alan McCrary Johnstone]], the last surviving charter member of [[IPTAY]], dies in [[Orangeburg, South Carolina]], age 96. A member of the Class of [[1932]], he received a degree in electrical engineering, and as a student, helped start the golf team.  
 
*[[January 29]]: Fire occurs at [[The Summit]], destroying four housing units with ten other units destroyed by water damage [http://www.thetigernews.com/vnews/display.v/ART/2006/04/21/4449232308551].
 
*[[January 29]]: Fire occurs at [[The Summit]], destroying four housing units with ten other units destroyed by water damage [http://www.thetigernews.com/vnews/display.v/ART/2006/04/21/4449232308551].
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==February==
 
*[[February 3]]: The Clemson University Choral Ensembles hold their annual "Pops" concert at the [[Brooks Center for the Performing Arts]] at 8 p.m.  Program is presented by the [[Clemson University Singers]], [[Men's Glee]], [[Women's Glee]], [[Impulse]], [[Southern Accent]], [[TakeNote]], and [[Tigeroar]].  General admission is $8 for adults and $5 for students.
 
*[[February 3]]: The Clemson University Choral Ensembles hold their annual "Pops" concert at the [[Brooks Center for the Performing Arts]] at 8 p.m.  Program is presented by the [[Clemson University Singers]], [[Men's Glee]], [[Women's Glee]], [[Impulse]], [[Southern Accent]], [[TakeNote]], and [[Tigeroar]].  General admission is $8 for adults and $5 for students.
 
*[[February 9]]: President [[James Barker]] warns in his annual State of Clemson address that the university is threatened by Govenor Sanford's budget cuts to higher education and his proposed cap on tuition.   
 
*[[February 9]]: President [[James Barker]] warns in his annual State of Clemson address that the university is threatened by Govenor Sanford's budget cuts to higher education and his proposed cap on tuition.   
 
*[[February 24]]-[[February 25|25]]: [[Nick's]] Tavern And Deli celebrates its 30th birthday.
 
*[[February 24]]-[[February 25|25]]: [[Nick's]] Tavern And Deli celebrates its 30th birthday.
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==March==
 
*[[March]]: Construction for new [[Wikipedia:Sonic Drive-In|Sonic Drive-In]] on former site of [[Death Valley Exxon]] on northwest corner of [[Tiger Boulevard]] and [[College Avenue]] may start as early as this month with razing of the former service station.
 
*[[March]]: Construction for new [[Wikipedia:Sonic Drive-In|Sonic Drive-In]] on former site of [[Death Valley Exxon]] on northwest corner of [[Tiger Boulevard]] and [[College Avenue]] may start as early as this month with razing of the former service station.
 
*[[March 17]]: [[Edward Grandpre|Dr. Edward Grandpre']], assistant professor of Educational Leadership, dies at his home after a short illness.
 
*[[March 17]]: [[Edward Grandpre|Dr. Edward Grandpre']], assistant professor of Educational Leadership, dies at his home after a short illness.
 
*[[March 22]]: [[Village Green Apartments]] located off [[Highway 123]] catch fire, leaving thirty-two Clemson students homeless[http://www.thetigernews.com/vnews/display.v/ART/2006/04/21/4449232308551].
 
*[[March 22]]: [[Village Green Apartments]] located off [[Highway 123]] catch fire, leaving thirty-two Clemson students homeless[http://www.thetigernews.com/vnews/display.v/ART/2006/04/21/4449232308551].
 
*[[March 27]]: Environmental and Engineering Professor [[Jim Navratil]] is honored as part of a team receiving a [[Wikipedia:Nobel Peace Prize|Nobel Peace Prize]] for research for the [[Wikipedia:International Atomic Energy Agency|International Atomic Energy Agency]], working towards the peaceful uses of nuclear technology.
 
*[[March 27]]: Environmental and Engineering Professor [[Jim Navratil]] is honored as part of a team receiving a [[Wikipedia:Nobel Peace Prize|Nobel Peace Prize]] for research for the [[Wikipedia:International Atomic Energy Agency|International Atomic Energy Agency]], working towards the peaceful uses of nuclear technology.
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==April==
 
*[[April 2]]: Spring football practice begins.
 
*[[April 2]]: Spring football practice begins.
 
*[[April 4]]: Author [[Wikipedia:Ernest Gaines|Ernest Gaines]] discusses his novel ''[[Wikipedia:A Lesson Before Dying|A Lesson Before Dying]]'' at 7:30 PM in the [[Strom Thurmond Institute]], followed by a book signing and reception.
 
*[[April 4]]: Author [[Wikipedia:Ernest Gaines|Ernest Gaines]] discusses his novel ''[[Wikipedia:A Lesson Before Dying|A Lesson Before Dying]]'' at 7:30 PM in the [[Strom Thurmond Institute]], followed by a book signing and reception.
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*[[April 7]]: [[2006]] [[Relay for Life]] held, raising more than $130,000 for the [[Wikipedia:American Cancer Society|American Cancer Society]].  
 
*[[April 7]]: [[2006]] [[Relay for Life]] held, raising more than $130,000 for the [[Wikipedia:American Cancer Society|American Cancer Society]].  
 
*[[April 8]]: [[Orange and White]] Spring football game in [[Death Valley]], 1 p.m.
 
*[[April 8]]: [[Orange and White]] Spring football game in [[Death Valley]], 1 p.m.
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==May==
 
*[[May 24]]: Clemson beats Wake Forest 13-1 in the first round of the ACC Tournament at The Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville.
 
*[[May 24]]: Clemson beats Wake Forest 13-1 in the first round of the ACC Tournament at The Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville.
 
*[[May 26]]: Clemson University student [[Tiffany Marie Souers]], 20, of Ladue, Missouri, is found dead in her apartment at [[The Reserve]], 118 Sumter Lane in Central. Pickens County Coroner James Mahanes reports that an autopsy performed the following day disclosed the cause of death was by strangulation. Central police are investigating the case as a possible homicide and with assistance from State Law Enforcement Division (SLED) officers.
 
*[[May 26]]: Clemson University student [[Tiffany Marie Souers]], 20, of Ladue, Missouri, is found dead in her apartment at [[The Reserve]], 118 Sumter Lane in Central. Pickens County Coroner James Mahanes reports that an autopsy performed the following day disclosed the cause of death was by strangulation. Central police are investigating the case as a possible homicide and with assistance from State Law Enforcement Division (SLED) officers.
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==June==
 
*[[June 14]]:  Dean Walter Cox falls while taking down Old Glory at his home on Folger Street at the end of Flag Day.  Hospitalized, he fails to bounce back, and his final decline begins.
 
*[[June 14]]:  Dean Walter Cox falls while taking down Old Glory at his home on Folger Street at the end of Flag Day.  Hospitalized, he fails to bounce back, and his final decline begins.
 
*[[June 28]]: Dean Cox dies in hospital in Greenville, age 87, from complications of injuries suffered on Flag Day.
 
*[[June 28]]: Dean Cox dies in hospital in Greenville, age 87, from complications of injuries suffered on Flag Day.
 
*[[June 30]]: Target date for closing the [[Douthit Hills]] family housing complex.  The hundred-unit complex was mostly erected in [[1950]] and the aging infrastructure no longer makes it cost-effective to maintain.
 
*[[June 30]]: Target date for closing the [[Douthit Hills]] family housing complex.  The hundred-unit complex was mostly erected in [[1950]] and the aging infrastructure no longer makes it cost-effective to maintain.
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==July==
 
*[[July]]: Site preparation for new drive-in continues on now-empty lot where Death Valley Exxon stood.
 
*[[July]]: Site preparation for new drive-in continues on now-empty lot where Death Valley Exxon stood.
 
*[[July 8]]: Clemson assistant men's track coach Jarrett Foster dies after suffering head injuries in a jet-skiing accident on Lake Keowee. Foster, 32, had just completed his seventh year as the field events assistant coach under Bob Pollock.
 
*[[July 8]]: Clemson assistant men's track coach Jarrett Foster dies after suffering head injuries in a jet-skiing accident on Lake Keowee. Foster, 32, had just completed his seventh year as the field events assistant coach under Bob Pollock.
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==August==
 
*[[August 24]]-[[August 26]]:  [[Spittoono]] XXVI music festival scheduled for the [[National Guard Armory]] ballfield.
 
*[[August 24]]-[[August 26]]:  [[Spittoono]] XXVI music festival scheduled for the [[National Guard Armory]] ballfield.
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==September==
 
*[[September 2]]: The Clemson Tiger football team faces the [[Florida Atlantic Owls]] for the first time at the season opener in [[Death Valley]].
 
*[[September 2]]: The Clemson Tiger football team faces the [[Florida Atlantic Owls]] for the first time at the season opener in [[Death Valley]].
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==October==
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==November==
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==December==
 
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Revision as of 18:48, 17 July 2006

Events in 2006

January

  • January 1: With change in state liquor laws, mini-bottles are no longer mandated by the Alcohol and Beverage Control rules, and local lounges switch to free-pouring drinks.
  • January 5: The Tigers are ranked twenty-first in both the Associated Press and USA Today/Coaches final season rankings following bowl win over the Colorado Buffaloes on December 27.
  • January 11: The Union replaces the arcade room with an Xbox arena.
  • January 13: Alan McCrary Johnstone, the last surviving charter member of IPTAY, dies in Orangeburg, South Carolina, age 96. A member of the Class of 1932, he received a degree in electrical engineering, and as a student, helped start the golf team.
  • January 29: Fire occurs at The Summit, destroying four housing units with ten other units destroyed by water damage [1].

February

March

April

May

  • May 24: Clemson beats Wake Forest 13-1 in the first round of the ACC Tournament at The Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville.
  • May 26: Clemson University student Tiffany Marie Souers, 20, of Ladue, Missouri, is found dead in her apartment at The Reserve, 118 Sumter Lane in Central. Pickens County Coroner James Mahanes reports that an autopsy performed the following day disclosed the cause of death was by strangulation. Central police are investigating the case as a possible homicide and with assistance from State Law Enforcement Division (SLED) officers.

June

  • June 14: Dean Walter Cox falls while taking down Old Glory at his home on Folger Street at the end of Flag Day. Hospitalized, he fails to bounce back, and his final decline begins.
  • June 28: Dean Cox dies in hospital in Greenville, age 87, from complications of injuries suffered on Flag Day.
  • June 30: Target date for closing the Douthit Hills family housing complex. The hundred-unit complex was mostly erected in 1950 and the aging infrastructure no longer makes it cost-effective to maintain.

July

  • July: Site preparation for new drive-in continues on now-empty lot where Death Valley Exxon stood.
  • July 8: Clemson assistant men's track coach Jarrett Foster dies after suffering head injuries in a jet-skiing accident on Lake Keowee. Foster, 32, had just completed his seventh year as the field events assistant coach under Bob Pollock.

August

September

October

November

December

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