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    The intermediate reporting and production class at the University of South Carolina.

    Late-night Five Points worker has different view of district’s crime, safety

    by  • December 5, 2013 • All Stories, Crime/Courts, People • 0 Comments

    It’s 3 a.m., and outside the Waffle House on Harden Street in Five Points small groups of men sit on the curb or lean against the restaurant’s wall, laughing and smoking. Inside, cook Tiffany Jones fixes a plate of bacon for a straggling customer. Jones, a third-year social services student at Benedict College and...

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    University Hill cracks down on code violations

    by  • November 14, 2013 • All Stories, Governing, Neighborhoods • 0 Comments

      Mix student housing with a historic neighborhood and there’s the potential for lots of housing violations. But University Hill around USC has one of the best records of all those around campus. The secret? A vigilant neighborhood association that does frequent walk-throughs and doesn’t hesitate to let city officials know of any violations....

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