Storms across the Upstate led to flooding and downed trees yesterday/. the Upstate has seen about 6 1/2 inches of rain in June, which is 4 1/2 inches above average.
Local gas prices are up a few cents over the past week ..as national prices fell a few cents, /locally, the average price per gallon was $3.17 per gallon, while the national average is at $3.61 per gallon
GE Aviation has plans to break ground this year on a new factory near Asheville. Within five years, the workforce at the plant would be grow to more than 340 people.
The University of South Carolina again is raising tuition and fees./Students will pay 3.% more on average
two new Bachelor of Arts programs will be offered at USC Upstate /, in child development and family studies,
A Florida man was beaten, robbed, forced to strip naked and abandoned on the side of a road in Bunnell, Fla. Last weekend…. during a first gone horribly wrong, / Authorities found nude, bloodied Shaun Williams, 34, walking down the road/ / he was assaulted and mugged by his date and her two unidentified male companions / he met the unidentified woman at a convenience store in Daytona Beach, Fla., two weeks ag
The U.S. government asked Chrysler ….earlier this month… to recall Grand Cherokees and Libertys …because the position of the fuel tank… leaves it susceptible to rupture in a rear-end crash. / The agency says 51 people have been killed in accidents involving the older Jeeps. / cyrsler will file papers today saying why they are refusing to comply
SC Lawmakers say a tentative agreement could provide up to $800 million for road and bridge work
six different fire departments responded to a call just around midnight,at Leigh Fibers, in Wellford /the fire is out, although crews remain on the scene
Federal health officials say fewer adults are smoking. The CDC says , last year, 18% of adults participating in a national health survey described themselves as smokers compared to around 21 % a couple of years ago/
Theres a recall of infant recliners made by Baby Matters of Pa.,- called the Nap Nanny and Nap Nanny Chill / they have been linked to at least five infant deaths and dozens of reports of children falling or hanging over the side of the seats.
greenville County grew by nearly 9,000 people between last year/ according to new Census data
state Senator - T. Ed Garrison Jr.,of Anderson , died Sunday afternoon of natural causes, /He was 91 years old.
- A 25-year-old accountant Erin Brady from Connecticut with a secret the new Miss USA./ Miss sc came in 5th
`` Kim kardashian and kanye west are parents / she gave birth…on Saturday- 5 weeks early.. to a yet unnamed baby girl/
Man of Steel'' leaped over box office expectations in a single weekend. Opening at number 1 with the top opening of all time..for june/ ``This Is the End'' opened in second place. /In its third weekend, ``Now You See Me''
for 11 years , this upstate man has played the same lottery numbers…and finally won! The unnamed man from biloing springs bought his ticket at the Corner Stop 17 in Spartanburg..and won $300K ///9, 11, 19, 21 and 30.
a trip to the movies is getting more expensive. According to the National Association of Theatre Owners, the average ticket price in 2011(the latest figures available) was just under $8.,. prices in large cities are even higher. upgrades to 3-D add up to $5 to prices.
Parking is so precious in Boston that one woman paid $560,000 …in an auction…for two… off-street spaces …near her home./ Lisa Blumenthal lives in a multimillion-dollar home near the parking spaces, / she says will come in handy for guests and workers.
Online fans of Clemson Tom has donated $12k so far for info leading to the howards rock vandal/ the lucky ruck at memorial stm was chipped jin early june..
A group of 40 Marines from Camp Lejeune will visit keowee Key , today, for rest and relaxation./ the Marines will travel from Easley to Keowee Key at 2:15 p.m./show your support abd gratitude…along hiway 123- from Rock Springs Church all the way through town
musician Dylan Arms, recently on American Idol.
is hosting a pre-release party for his upcoming CD on Friday, June 21 at 7:30 pm at the Davenport in Downtown Greer.
Want to speak out about Duke Energy's proposed 16.3 percent residential rate increase in South Carolina? You'll have opportunity to at public hearings scheduled in the Upstate for June 20, 24 and 27. But before the hearings, we'd like to know what you think.
A new respiratory virus related to SARS continues to cause problems in Europe and the Middle East. Saudi Arabia says four more people have died there, bringing the total number of deaths to 32 at the apparent epicenter of the crisis. Overall, nearly 40 people have died from the virus since September.
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke will be closely watched and listened to this week by investors concerned that the era of ultra-low interest rates are nearing an end. The Fed holds its policy meeting this week
Didn't finish all the food on your plate? New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg has an idea about you should do with the leftovers. Bloomberg wants New Yorkers to separate their food scraps for composting. The New York Times reports the Bloomberg administration plans to begin a city-wide collection program. Officials say composting would be voluntary at first, but could become mandatory in the next few years. New Yorkers who didn't separate their food scraps could face fines.
South Carolina's population is now 4.7 million,. / the fastest growing areas are along the state's coast…. According to the U.S. Census Bureau
TV's.. "BBQ Pitmasters," will be at The Blue Ridge BBQ & Music Festival …at Harmon Field in Tryon, today and tomoro
In Easley- music on the market is free and will feature funky Asheville-based party band Orange Krush
take the kids to Daddy and me tonight 630 at childrens museum – enjoy hands on exhibits..and get a sneak peak of imagination playground
tomoro- a performance of the childrens theater… Winnie the pooh//hamlet in cleveland park 7pm/
at Animal Care in Greenville adopt a pet through tomoro.. …will offer select adult cats for $5 / select adult dogs $15./
The Fountain Inn Pops are playing a free show at Fountain Inn's Outdoor Amphitheatre on Depot Street at 7:30 p.m.
Southern rock group Silver Travis will perform on the Mill Street Stage in Inman from 6 to 9 p.m.
Comedy and improv tonight at coffee underground..at 8 and 930
Need a job? Apply thru Saturday at the soon to open..chuys..tex mex restaurant ..on woodruff rd across from costco in gvl
Several lawsuits have been filed against education officials and the Department of Health and Environmental Control over a tuberculosis outbreak at 96 primary school in Greenwood County / The lawsuits accuse officials of unnecessarily exposing others to the person who was originally infected.
South Carolina's pension fund investments are expected to post double-digit earnings for the current fiscal year. The Retirement System Investment Commission says the fund's worth almost $28 billion.
the soon to open..chuys..tex mex restaurant ..is hiring...thru tomoro at their site on woodruff rd across from costco in gvl
Parking in many cities is expensive. But in San Francisco, it can get ridiculous. A parking spot in the city's trendy South Beach neighborhood sold last week for $82,000. That kind of money gets you an 8- by 12-foot parking space in a condo's garage.
FATHERS DAY FREEBIES;Dads get up to 6 ounces of free frozen yogurt at TCBY on Sunday. / Purchase any entrée or meal at Shoney's on Sunday, and dads get a free hot fudge cake.
25 more have people have tested positive for exposure to tuberculosis in an outbreak focused around Ninety Six Primary School …in Greenwood County /99 people have tested positive for the disease
If Allegiant Air decides to begin offering international flights, Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport thinks it has a good shot at snagging some of that service.
A small piece of Howards rock at clemsons memorial stdm….was broken off by vandals june 2 or 3rd...
Starting immediately…The hashtag — # — is now a part of Facebook,..making it easier for users to follow specific topics of conversation on the social network /, ".
With the average wedding budget at $28,427, - costs associated with weddings have gone up- that's the reason many friends are saying no – to being in the wedding/...parties,travel and clothing costs… all add up.
TV's.. "BBQ Pitmasters," will be at The Blue Ridge BBQ & Music Festival …at Harmon Field in Tryon, Friday and Saturday/
Barley's Taproom in downtown Greenville will celebrate its win as the Most Arrogant Bar in the USA" tonight..for selling the most pints of the arrogant brand.
Yahoo email users who haven't logged in for a year..will lose their address../ log in before July 15
Chuys, the soon to open tex-mex restaurant is hiring 165 people…apply on site …on woodruff rd …across from costco…Greenville
a rare Superman - Action Comics Number 1.. was recently found ..in the insulation of a Minnesota house for more than 70 years./ It has sold , in an online auction,for $175,000./ that's because he tore the cover slightly by accident/ a similar pristine copy …sold for more than two million bucks … last November..
NASCAR driver 37Jason Leffler was killed last night ..the result of an accident at a dirt car event in New Jersey/
Severe weather yesterday; The National Weather Service reported … trees down and other storm-related damage in Anderson and Greenville counties including in Simpsonville, Piedmont, Honea Path and Marietta
The …Greenville County Schools Job Fair …today is at Mauldin High on, 9:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. for bus drivers, bus aides (special needs), custodians and food service operators/ Visit www.greenville.k12.sc.us or call 864-355-1276 for more information.
A rain delay pushed the South Carolina –NC…Super Regional series… to – noon today on espn2 - / The winner goes to the College World Series. Starting Saturday.
Barley's Taproom in downtown Greenville will celebrate their big win -- "the Most Arrogant Bar in the USA" award.- for selling the most pints of arrogant brand beers// the party is at barleys Thursday night
Someone is holding a $300,000 Palmetto Cash 5 lottery ticket ..bought at the Corner Stop 17 on Boiling Springs Road in Spartanburg for Sunday's drawing
The Greenville Drive has partnered with other local organizations to coordinate the Run for One, a run/walk scheduled for June 12 in Downtown Greenville. Will you run in the event? All participants will receive a ticket to attend the Drive's game scheduled for that evening. One hundred percent of the proceeds generated through the event will be donated to The One Fund Boston, a central fund established to assist families affected by the bombings at the Boston Marathon in April. http://www.greenvilleonline.com/article/20130520/SPORTS/305200079/Greenville-Drive-host-run-walk-benefit-Boston
at the Caine Halter YMCA, wind through Cleveland Park and finish at Fluor Field, the Drive's home stadium modeled after Boston's Fenway Park.
US gasoline prices down 2 cents over past 3 weeks / The Lundberg Survey says the price of a gallon of regular is $3.64.
"South Carolina and top-seeded North Carolina will meet at 7 p.m. tonight in the deciding game of the best-of-3 Super Regional series, on ESPN2 att 7pm/ The winner will advance to the College World Series in Omaha, which begins Saturday, June 15.
Greenville is in the running for Outside' Magazines …. Best Town in America/ voting ends today….at outside online .com
With 3 of the American idol judges gone..looks like a total revamp for the reality show- American Idol" Executive producer Nigel Lythgoe …confirmed he was fired ..the network says IDOL needs new leadership after 12 Seasons."
The suspense thriller ``The Purge'' starring Ethan Hawke topped the weekend box office/ 2nd was Fast & Furious 6'' ..then..the magician movie ``Now You See Me''
The best of broadway was recognized last night.and a Spartanburg native Hugh hayes...won his first Tony award…as a producer for the best revival of a musical- for Pippin/ best actress in a musical went to a sc Governor School for the Arts and Humanities, former student, Patina Miller.
The man who spilled the beans about the government …using phone and Internet
records of those in the US....has revealed his identity/.. Edward Snowden spoke in Hong Kong, where he's taken refuge/. Snowden claims the government snooping is open to abuse
To meet that rising demand.. …, automakers may soon go on a hiring spree for engineers, technicians and factory workers / Hundreds of parts suppliers…will have to hire, too, just to keep up.
South Carolina is among ..a small number of U.S. states fighting against the nation's leading name in green building, LEED...saying its standards discourage builders from using wood grown in their own forests. Georgia has already banned state projects from seeking the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design certification
theres a $6k reward for information about the death of a 23-year-old Amber Berbiglia from South Carolina / Authorities are trying to learn how her body ended up under a North Myrtle Beach bridge with a fatal head wound.
Jordan Montgomery... pitched a four-hit shutout Sunday, leading South Carolina past North Carolina 8-0 in the NCAA super regionals./ The winner of tonights third game goes to the College World Series.
Daddy and me – for the whole family – child museum of upstate..celebrty guests, fun activities..make a fathers day card,…june 14/ tcm upstate ,.org
Paul McCartney and Mumford & Sons are among the headliners for the The four-day.. Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival …held in Manchester, Tenn.
June 13-16, / check it out on Bonnaroo's YouTube channel. /
Tickets on sale Saturday.at noon
Cullowhee Mountain ARTS is accepting registrations for its annual Summer ART Series of 5-day workshops taught by Artists of national and international recognition and taking place at Western Carolina University's School of Art and Design. Workshops are offered in Book Arts, Ceramics, Mixed Media, Painting, Photography, Printmaking and Sculpture, beginning June 16 and running through July 26. Spaces are still available in most workshops. Youth art camps and programs are also offered during the Summer ART Series. Details can be found at cullowhemountainarts.org or call 828-342-6913.
the most downloaded handout on the National Bullying Prevention Center site is titled, "What if my child is the bully?" get it at pacer.org/ or stop bullying .gov
Welcome home to More than 400 S.C. National Guard soldiers after a nine-month deployment to Kosovo.
58 people tested positive for the tuberculosis infection, at 96 primary school…/ eight children tested positive for the disease / the uncooperative "index case" is now quarantined at home..
two people in candler NC are dead…police want to question… 18-year-old Kevin Davis./ six- three / brown hair - blue eyes./ he could be driving a blue, 4-door Honda Civic with North Carolina tag ZPE- 7418.
Potentially life-saving fecal transplants …use poop to cure nasty gut infections /the FDA is cracking down on the procedure ... after growing evidence that it works
Security experts, and car manfacturers are stumped../ a new high-tech gadget … acts like your actual door remote.,giving criminals access to your car. / numerous survailance videos show it works only on the passenger side..and only on certain vehicles./. here's the takeaway: don't leave anything valuable in your car, including .. garage door opener,and registration.
Illness and hospitalizations are rising .. from a rare strain of hepatitis A linked to a frozen…. berry blend …product that includes potentially… tainted pomegranate seeds/ Townsend Farms Organic Anti-Oxidant Blend mix sold nationally at Costco and Harris Teeter stores,
Last night - Anderson County Council …. Passed an ordinance that bans smokers from lighting up near ballparks and designates smoking areas in parks
The specter of player suspensions ...looms as Major League Baseball ....prepares to hear what the founder of a Miami anti-aging clinic has to say about performance enhancing drug use. /. Alex Rodriguez, Ryan Braun, Nelson Cruz and Melky Cabrera... are among the players who have been tied to the now-closed Biogenesis of America clinic.
Already under siege for targeting politically conservative groups,... the IRS is being called out for spending $49 million on a couple of hundred..employee conferences over the past couple of years.. The tab for one conference in Anaheim, Calif., topped $4 million.
Teen-agers may soon be able to take more courses through South Carolina's virtual education program. A tentative vote yesterday by the state Senate would allow the measure to become law this year. The bill removes state law's limits of three online credit hours per year and 12 toward a high school diploma
The Miami Heat advance to NBA Finals for the third straight year. / Miami plays the Spurs beginning Thursday.
57 individuals at Ninety Six primary school have tested positive for Tuberculosis.., NOW,.dhec warns that, students at Mathews Elementary ..and Woodfields Elementary… may have come into contact with someone infected with the TB germ
More than 400 soldiers from the South Carolina National Guard's are returning home from Kosovo today- homecoming ceremonies start at 10 at the Gaffney and Union armories../ your asked to line the route to show support.
Gasoline prices, in the upstate, averaging $3.15 per gallon / t 50 cents less than the national average.
the Supreme Court has ruled that police can collect DNA from people arrested …but not convicted of serious crimes…., a tool that more than half the states already use …to help crack unsolved crimes.
The wreck of a 19th-century steamer that, carried hundreds of thousands of dollars and possibly gold, has been discovered off the coast of South Carolina,
South Carolina travels to Chapel Hill, to play No. 1 national seed North Carolina in an NCAA Super Regional that starts Friday at one pm on espn2/
The Miami Heat advance to NBA Finals for the third straight year. / Miami plays the Spurs beginning Thursday
Someone in the Upstate is holding a $200,000 Palmetto Cash 5 ticket.purchased at the Kangaroo Express on Woodruff Road at East Butler Road for last Saturday's drawing.
Finals. which begin Thursday night in South Florida
Greenville county high school graduations are underway- thru thursday
Blue Ridge High
Travelers Rest High
Dunkin' Donuts is going nationwide with its ``Glazed Donut Breakfast Sandwich.'' That's fried eggs and bacon between a split glazed doughnut.,/,they will debut the 350 claorie concoction.. Friday … ``National Donut Day
strong storms moved through the Upstate yesterday… spawning tornadoes and minor flooding.. in Anderson County. / there are no confirmed reports of a touchdown…/. Although there is damage to one home../ No injuries have been reported./
Bruno Mars mom…
Bernadette Hernandez… collapsed at her home in Honolulu … Saturday and ,later, died at the hospital…of a brain aneurysm, Hernandez was 55 years old. /the death was sudden and unexpected/ The singer's summer concert tour could be affected...
It's been two weeks… Still…no one has come forward to claim the $590 mill powerball jackpot –/ The winner has 60 days from the day of… the May 18 …drawing to claim a lump sum payment.
More kids are being poisoned as the number of adult prescriptions are rising for diabetes, cholesterol and blood pressure/ , a new study confirms. Kids 5 and younger were those most likely to be poisoned.
What has even more definition than high-definition/ : 4K digital. / …. Sony is hoping 4K images.. will become the new industry standard … luring more movie goers like 3D has
Fast & Furious 6'' raced to first place at the box office for the second consecutive weekend. The magic-heist.. thriller ``Now You See Me'' debut in second place – "After Earth,'' shot in 4K..with Will Smith and his son...was in third..
Ace Young and Diana DeGarmo's wedding will be televised on E! tv Tonight,
It's a girl --for Kim Kardashian and Kanye West
The South Carolina-Liberty game at the NCAA tournament's …Columbia regional… resumes this afternoon.. /A Liberty win, would mean two games today …for the regional crown/ a win for USC…means a fourth straight super regional appearance.
Kellie Pickler and Scotty McCreery will be presenters at the CMT Music Awards on CMT June 5..
`` Barley's Taproom in downtown Greenville will celebrate their big win -- "the 2012 Most Arrogant Bar in the USA" award.- for selling the most pints of arrogant brand beers/hop heads mark your calendars for the party at barleys on june 13
Fast & Furious 6'' raced to first place at the box office for the second consecutive weekend.
The magic-heist thriller ``Now You See Me'' exceeded industry expectations to debut in second place
After Earth,'' the futuristic caper with Will Smith and his son...was in third..
In 2012 alone, travelers spent a total of US$2.3 billion on souvenirs …that were subsequently.., unused, unworn, and discarded,
.? flying into myrtle beach? A direct shuttle is now available from Myrtle Beach International Airport… to hotels and businesses… Coast RTA began the direct shuttle route Saturday
AT&T is looking to fill 400 positions in North Carolina, , as the company expands its wireless network.
Smooth-Bor Plastics is moving into Spartanburg …investing $1million..creating 22 new jobs /visit www.sctechjobs.com.
The Military Base ...Task Force ...in SC...has fresh concerns about a new round of military base closures ...after ...leaders at Shaw Air Force Base were told to ground a squadrons as a... budget-cutting measure.
The Great American Baking Competition kicked off..last night… at 8 p.m. on CBS. / Francine Bryson, of Pickens, won the night's challenge after preparing a chocolate peanut butter bacon pie./
My stomach is huge. My arms are wobbly. You have heard ..or said it… / .researchers say 93% of college women engage in fat talk./ a “contagious” bonding ritual …that can set the stage for eating disorders.
adopt a cat or kitten for only $5 through Saturday../The Spartanburg Humane Society needs to find homes for 300 felines…detailsw spatnbg humane .org
kids who are being bullied can text to report harassment/ the free service is confidential and being offered by blackboard …A leading education technology company..go to tip txt
One thing the majority of women do and its not good hurricane season begins Saturday, Federal forecasters are calling for ..13 to 20 named Atlantic storms....half of those could strengthen into hurricanes... and up to 6 could become major hurricanes
Former South Carolina running back Marcus Lattimore will work with a Medicaid program in the state to encourage those between the ages of 17 and 21 to visit their doctors for checkups.
Nine trainees at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot on Parris Island will become U.S. citizens today. The ceremony is being held one day before the nine trainees graduate from basic training. The new citizens hail from Canada, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Guyana, Peru, Romania, Turkey and Vietnam.
. New data show that sales of bank-owned homes fell sharply in the first quarter, the latest evidence that the nation's foreclosure woes are easing as the recovery in the U.S. housing market gains momentum.
Around the country, hundreds of buildings like the one in West store some type of ammonium nitrate. They sit in quiet fields and by riverside docks, in business districts and around the corner from schools, hospitals and day care centers. The Associated Press examined public records on hazardous chemicals stored across America. Drawing upon information from 28 states, the AP found more than 120 facilities within a potentially devastating blast zone of schoolchildren, the elderly and the infirm.
the Greenville Indie Fest, Saturday starts at 1…features a dozen music acts /…details at the artistry.gallery.com Info: 864-982-2087