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  • September 24: WSBF presents the Chronicles of the Landsquid at Lever Beach, 7 p.m.
  • September 18: Clemson travels to the Plains of Alabama to meet Auburn for the first regular season match-up since October 23, 1971, when Clemson lost a road game, 13-35. The meetings in the Peach Bowl in 1998 and 2007 also resulted in Clemson losses, 17-21 and 20-23. In fact, Auburn has taken twelve straight games from Clemson whose last victory came on November 25, 1951 with 34-0 blanking of the Alabamans. Clemson's all-time record against their Tiger cousins is 11-33-2.
  • September 12: In new USA Today/CNN poll, Clemson knocks on the door at No. 26.
  • September 11: Clemson hosts Presbyterian College, the first meeting of the two teams since 1957. It was PC Coach Lonnie S. McMillian who said, in 1948, that taking his team to Clemson Memorial Stadium was like taking them into Death Valley. In 39 meetings, the Tigers have shut out the Blue Hose 24 times. Clemson dropped PC, 66-0, in 1957. Clemson wins, 58-21.
  • September 7: Thomas Calvin Lynch, Jr. (1935-2010), long-time druggist and merchant (Lynch Drug Company) in Clemson, passes away. He was Class of 1958, and he served on the Board of Trustees from 2002 to 2008, when he resigned for health reasons.
  • September 6: The Clemson Wiki Main Page tallies hit 104,000.
  • September 4: Clemson opens the 2010 football season by hosting the University of North Texas Mean Green. Think they'll bring their mascot, Scrappy? Tigers win, 35-10.
  • September 3: The new Pizza Hut location opens at 11 a.m. The First Friday Parade is held at 6 p.m. Theme is "A Decade of Dominance." Participants need to join their groups by 5 p.m.
  • August 30: Friar's Tavern, a new restaurant, opens in the former location of Flip Flops on the Old Greenville Highway.
  • August 28: After eleven years in operation, the family that runs Rockhopper's at the Ramada Inn on Tiger Boulevard have closed. It will be replaced by The Boulevard Grill.
  • August 24: The Clemson Wiki Main Page tallies hit 103,000.
  • August 19-August 21: Spittoono XXX is held at the National Guard Armory ball field on Pendleton Road, 6 p.m.-2 a.m. Free admission. Seventeen bands will appear over the three evenings, and all profits go to charity. No coolers and no glass allowed.
  • August 12: With construction underway of a new restaurant next door on Tiger Boulevard, the 1970s-era Pizza Hut is demolished.
  • August: Clemson Kabab on College Avenue closes, to be replaced by Jugheads Famous Clemson Dogs
  • August 7: Graduation is held.
  • August 5: The Clemson Wiki Main Page tallies hit 102,000.
  • First week of August: Work begins on utilities on College Avenue for the future widening of the road. Also, the Norfolk Southern begins clearing the former right-of-way of the long-removed second track through Clemson, preparatory to replacing the 1976-vintage railroad bridge. The north embankment of the railroad east of College Avenue next to Elm Street is cut away to prepare a new approach for the rail overpass.
  • July 15 - The Clemson Wiki Main Page tallies hit 101,000.
  • July: The former Milliken Defore rayon plant on the western side of Lake Hartwell, constructed in 1944, but closed for several years, is razed in the first week of July 2010. Also, the former automobile service station on the northeast corner of the former Holiday Inn of Clemson parcel on Tiger Boulevard is demolished to make way for a new business development.
  • May 28: Clemson football player Jamie Cumbie is arrested and charged with assault and battery of a high and aggravated nature after a 2 a.m. fight in which he seriously injured another Clemson student. The arrest warrant stated that the victim suffered a broken nose, swelling and bleeding of the brain, multiple facial fractures and other injuries. Cumbie, a 6' 7", 290-pound defensive lineman, was dismissed from the team several days after his arrest. Almost a month after the attack, the victim was no longer in critical condition although he will need further medical procedures and his jaw was wired shut.
  • May 27: A fire, discovered around 7 a.m., gutted the Alpha Gamma Rho fraternity house at 113 Calhoun Street in the original Calhoun section of Clemson. Fire equipment from Clemson, Central and Corinth-Shiloh responded to the blaze which still continued at 9 a.m. Three students escaped the burning structure, and three others had already left for the morning. There were no injuries. However the old railroad hotel-turned frat house is essentially destroyed. Media from The Journal, the Greenville News, the Anderson Independent, Clemson University, Fox-Carolina, WYFF-4, WSPA-7 have all responded for coverage of the blaze. By late afternoon, the fire department was still washing down hot spots in the rear wing addition that was added to the house in 1983.
For anyone that wants to make a donation to the AGR Fire Relief Fund, it can be send to :
Alpha Gamma Rho
P.O. Box 1908
Clemson, SC 29633
Make checks to Alpha Gamma Rho with relief fund in the memo line.
Donations are also being accepted online at http://www.agrclemson.com.
  • May 25: DING! DING! DING! DING! DING! The Clemson Wiki main page hits the century mark with hit 100,000!
  • May: The annual summer business closure cycle sees Ancheaux's, Flip Flops, and Griffin's Sports Bar & Grill all ceasing operation.
  • May 7: The Clemson Wiki main page tallies hit 99,000.
  • April 19: The Clemson Wiki main page tallies hit 98,000.
  • April 17: WSBF-FM presents Spring Festival 2 at Tiger Park, 157 Old Greenville Highway from 2 p.m. from 12 midnight. Multiple bands on two stages, with proceeds going to Clemson Community Care. Art, vendors, food... Admission by donation - cash, clothing, canned food, et cetera.
  • April 14: Local band Picture Me Free, expected to be on the edge of breaking out, instead breaks up when internal friction leads the bassist and drummer to split the group.
  • April 13: Brad Brownell of Wright State has been named head men's basketball coach after Oliver Purnell's sudden resignation.
  • April 10: Mark Tanner Heniford, a sophomore pre-business major from North Myrtle Beach, died from injuries sustained in a single-car accident on Seneca Creek Road in Oconee County Saturday night (April 10).

Information about funeral arrangements and a campus memorial service will be announced when plans have been finalized.
August 22, 2019
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