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Clinton College Announces New Members to Board of Trustees

Rock Hill, SC – Clinton College announced seven new members have joined its Board of Trustees. The newest members of the College’s governing body are: Reverend Patrick Barrett II, a native of Lanham, MD, currently serves as the General Secretary-Treasurer of Christian Education in the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church. He is a 2008 graduate…

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Justice Barrett rejects group’s effort to block Biden’s student debt relief program from taking effect

By Zoë Richards and Kelly O’Donnell, Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett on Thursday denied a request by a Wisconsin taxpayers group to halt the implementation of President Joe Biden’s federal student loan forgiveness program. Barrett, who is responsible for emergency applications from Wisconsin, rejected the Brown County Taxpayers Association request to block the program just days…

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Remembering domestic violence victims in SC

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WJBF) — October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and on Tuesday, the 25th Annual Silent Witness ceremony was held at the South Carolina State Capitol to remember those who lost their lives in 2022. Family members placed 49 life-size silhouettes at the steps of the capitol as a bell was rung to represent…

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