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Located right off campus with weekly deals, Publixs Gateway Village location is a Clemson favorite.

Best Grocery Store: Publix

Thomas Merzlak, Senior Reporter March 7, 2024

When the Clemson community needs somewhere to go grocery shopping, Publix is the clear favorite. The popular supermarket chain’s Gateway Village location has been voted Clemson’s best grocery store...

True Orange Boutique offers a wide range of Clemson gear and clothing items for women of all ages.

Best Clothing Store: True Orange Boutique

Caroline James Warner, Senior Reporter March 7, 2024

On a Clemson football game day, there’s a high chance you will see women of all ages sporting clothing from True Orange Boutique. Whether at a tailgate or in the stands, the clothing and accessories...

Established in 1970, Charles and Als has been cutting hair in the Clemson area for decades.

Best Barber: Charles & Al’s

Justin Robertson, Associate Editor March 7, 2024

As downtown Clemson has evolved and become more modern with the times, Charles and Al’s Barbershop has stayed the course, holding true to its “old school values” to help win this year’s best barbershop. Tucked...

Tiger Town Graphics has all the Clemson swag you need to show your Tiger pride.

Best Clemson Store: Tigertown Graphics

Sam Walters, Senior Reporter March 7, 2024

What better way to immerse yourself in the culture and atmosphere of Clemson University than getting some high-quality swag? That is exactly what you can find at Tigertown Graphics, this year’s winner...

The Thomas Bar, located on the third floor of The Shepherd Hotel, offers world-class cocktails, a relaxing atmosphere and a piece of Clemson history. Pictured on the backs of the bar chairs are buttons from authentic 1895 military uniforms as an homage to Clemsons history as a military school.

Best Hotel: The Shepherd

Ethan Silipo, Contributor March 7, 2024

The Shepherd Hotel has once again taken this year's crown for the best hotel in Clemson, earning back-to-back Best of Clemson honors despite opening only less than two years ago. The Shepherd is a 67-room...

 Aloha Nails and Spa has been the best nail salon in The Tigers Best of Clemson for two years in a row.

Best Nail Salon: Aloha Nails and Spa

Lily Gessel, Contributor March 7, 2024

The back-to-back winner of best nail salon, Aloha Nails and Spa, has everything you need when it comes to the perfect manicure or pedicure. Easy to get to and a full-service salon, it is perfect for an...

Grant, a mechanic at Buddys Auto, works on a car in the shop.

Best Mechanic: Buddy’s Auto Repair

Matthew Grubbs, Senior Reporter March 7, 2024

Nestled just outside downtown Pendleton, Buddy's Auto Repair is a beacon of honest, quality service. Buddy, the owner of the repair shop, has skilled technical knowledge and is very appreciated by college...

Next time you need an updo, visit Tiger Lily Beauty Co., this years Best Hair Salon.

Best Hair Salon: Tiger Lily Beauty Co.

Blake Mauro, Editor-in-Chief March 7, 2024

Having a bad hair day? We’ve all been there, but lucky for you, Tiger Lily Beauty Co. is located just off campus, on Tiger Boulevard, and is the best place for all things hair and beauty. Topping...

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