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TRENDING NEWS AUGUST 29, 2014

A $10,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of thieves who took 18 firearms from the South Carolina Gun Company …on Wade Hampton Boulevard … in Greer… just before 7 a.m. on July 27. a gun store./ see surveillance images on my Heidi blog at b937.com/   Anyone with information about this crime should contact Greenville County Crime Stoppers at 864-232-7463 (864-23crime).  All calls will be kept confidential.

two people are dead after an early-morning shooting at the Hollingsworth textile plant on Laurens Road near Millennium Boulevard. /the plant is on lockdown.

South Carolina lost to  Texas A&M…last night  52-28 ..to end  an 18-game home winning streak.
300 athletes from 40 countries compete in  the Para-cycling …Road …World Championships, -get the  event schedule –  at Greenville sc 2014.com.
The Clemson university CES Fit Run is  Sept. 20 9am..starting at fike recreation center
 
Roper Mountain Holiday Lights runs  Thanksgiving through December 30, / volunteers are needed – go to hands on Greenville .org
  • Joan Rivers, 81, was rushed to a New York hospital yesterday -  after she stopped breathing during throat surgery at a nearby clinic/. /Rivers is now resting and with family.
The Apple Festival kicks off Friday in downtown Hendersonville, NC.- The Main Street event runs thru labor day
 
Is your personal ID number one of the easiest to crack- the most popular, used by 11% of Americans- 1234/then 1111- the thrird most popular – is 0000/
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the Para-cycling …Road …World Championships, with 300 athletes from 40 countries ..is underway/  an event schedule – is at Greenville sc 2014.com
Taco Bell will release 11 altered dollar bills in 11 U.S. cities. ..find it and claim your prize, Taco Bell promises a "lifetime" of free food.. In its "Eleven Everlasting Dollars" contest,

Joey Chestnut ….the world-record holder at Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Contest in New York. ..is now the rib eating championship ….downing nearly 9 pounds and 3 ounces of ribs in 12 minutes.

Now thru spt 10 at fuddruckers - all specialty burger sold give $1 to radiothion that happened for ch of g hosp system sept 11-12

Georgia Power says its construction budget remains steady but could change in the future as it builds a nuclear plant near the South Carolina line with Georgia. The Southern Co. subsidiary estimates it will spend $6.7 billion for its share of the cost of building two reactors at Plant Vogtle (VOH'-gohl). 

  AAA Carolinas says about 1.5 million people will take to the road and to the air for travel this long Labor Day weekend in North and South Carolina. The group says that's the highest number of people traveling on the last weekend of the summer season in years.

Authorities say an 84-year-old man rammed his car into an assisted living home in Clinton and has now been charged with attempted murder. Clinton Public Safety Director Robin Morse says he consulted with prosecutors before filing the serious felony charges against Alton Payton, who awaits a bond hearing.
South Carolina's 52-28 loss at the hands of Texas A&M ends an 18-game home winning streak and may end a good bit of the preseason hype the Gamecocks were getting.
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TRENDING NEWS AUGUST 28, 2014

The Greenville County deputy coroner said a pedestrian was killed in a crash involving a deputy on Augusta Road./, the accident happened on Augusta Road near Old Augusta Road about 5:35 /  a deputy was involved in the multi-car accident involving a pedestrian.

The opening ceremony  of the Para-cycling …Road …World Championships, is 6pm today at  the Peace Center- TD Stage/ the parade of nations will  feature over  300 athletes from 40 countries /  For a full list of events, visit www.greenvillesc2014.com.

Looking for work?  Job fairs today - C & S Wholesale Grocery in Mauldin. Will hire  Class A drivers and warehouse order selectors/   from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m.  at the Hampton Inn on I-385 and Woodruff Road.
And – Philips Staffing is recruiting .. assembly technicians,… forklift and machine operators…, from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. at N.E. Main St. in Simpsonville.

Fst casual …seafood chain Captain D’s is planning  …a minimum..20 new -stores for  the Upstate,.
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potential presidential candidate… Texas Gov. Rick Perry …is in SC for  two days of events..including fundraisers for the state-  Republican Party. 

The Gamecocks are putting their school record.. 18-game… home winning streak, the longest current streak in the country, on the line.----Tonight the gamecocks play texas A&M ..6pm- / The debut of  the SEC Network’s traveling pre-game show, “SEC Nation,” will take place at Gamecock Park beginning at 4 p.m.

 a producer for the BET network ...was  suspended  after after an on-air remark about 2-year-old Blue Ivy's hair.
/  the  joke about ...Beyonce and Jay-Z's daughter ....aired Monday ...on the network's ...music video ....countdown show, ``106 & Park.''--  the segment was about ... Blue Ivy's hypothetical thoughts .......during Sunday's MTV Video Music Awards,..where she is thinking -
: ``I really did wake up like this, because my parents never comb my hair.''/   the producer was suspended /BET's president of music programming ..., publicly apologized on Twitter.

Nashville-based Captain D's hopes to test the waters in Spartanburg County.
Riding a swell of record-breaking growth in 2013, the fast-casual seafood chain has announced it is embarking on a new growth strategy to increase the number of franchise and company-owned restaurants across the country.
Michael Arrowsmith, chief development officer for Captain D's, said the strategy will lead to a minimum of 20 new stores in the Upstate, including a handful of locations in Spartanburg
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TRENDING NEWS AUGUST 27, 2014


 
the Para-cycling Road World Championships, start tomoro. with a Parade of Nations and an opening ceremony at the TD Stage at the Peace Center at 6 p.m./  Featureing over  300 athletes from across 40 countries /  For a full list of events, times and locations, visit www.greenvillesc2014.com.
 
Cristobal has strengthened into a hurricane in Atlantic. The storm, now off the Bahamas, is packing winds of 75 mph. Cristobal has been blamed for two deaths. Forecasters say it will curve away from the U.S. East Coast.
 
The Laurens County Humane Society is working to find homes for more than 120 small dogs that were taken from a home on Townsend Street by Animal Control yesterday
 
Job Fair for  Manufacturing and Warehouse positions. At Contingent Resource Solutions …in Duncan – today
from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm.
 
 
Bi-Lo is holding a job fair from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the Bi-Lo on Alabama Avenue in Chesnee.
In Union, SC Works is also hosting a job fair ..9 a.m. until noon../ for after-school teachers, tutors and bus drivers.
 
  
Officials in Napa County, California, estimate that yesterday's earthquake caused $1 billion in damage. The worst happened in downtown Napa. Officials are urging wine country tourists to keep coming to restaurants, tasting rooms and spas that drive the Napa Valley economy.
 
Amazon is buying video game streaming platform Twitch Interactive for $970 million in cash as it seeks to expand its gaming presence. Twitch had 55 million unique visitors in July, most of whom went to the site to watch other people play games. Amazon's purchase is set to close in the second half of 2014.
 
President Barack Obama has promised veterans attending an American Legion national convention in Charlotte that he'll do even more to put the VA health care scandal behind the nation. Obama says reforms are being made in Veterans Affairs to end delayed health care for thousands of former service members. 

 Texas Gov. Rick Perry is kicking off two days of fundraising and other political events in South Carolina for the state's Republican Party starting Wednesday. Perry ran for president in 2012 but dropped out before South Carolina's first-in-the-South primary that year. 

Darlington Raceway will return to its traditional Labor Day weekend date next season in one of the few significant changes to NASCAR's 2015 Sprint Cup Series schedule. To get Darlington back to Labor Day weekend after an 11-year absence, Atlanta Motor Speedway gave up the date.

 
Columbia's police chief says a drug analyst for the department has resigned amid questions about some of the work she performed for the agency. Chief William Holbrook says Brenda Frazier submitted her resignation after an audit found inconsistencies in her work. 

  The National Park Service is seeking public input on ways to take control of a growing population of non-native wild hogs in Congaree National Park south of Columbia. Officials say their current measures to curb the population aren't working and they are seeking alternative proposals before a Sept. 30 deadline.

 
The History channel show "American Pickers" is heading to South Carolina and the pickers are looking to buy some unique antiques and other items for the show.// I have the list of items on my Heidi blog on b937.com

If you have an antique collection, lots of old junk stored away, or if you know someone who does, your stuff could be featured on the show.
Below is a list of items the pickers are searching for:
·         -Motor scooters: Vespa, Lambretta, Cushman
·         -Old advertising signage
·         -Motorcycles
·         -Bicycles: Pre 60's to turn of the century
·         -Old toys: tin, wind-up, cast iron
·         -Pre 50's vending machines
·         -Pinball and slot machines
·         -Old Movie Posters
·         -Unusual radios: transistor, tabletop, etc.
·         -Antique casino/gaming machines
·         -Vintage movie memorabilia
·         -Vintage advertising Items
·         -Taxidermy
·         -Vintage concert posters & T-shirts
·         -Early Boy Scout items
·         -Pre 60's vintage diner collectibles
·         -Pre 60's TV merchandise
·         -Pre 50's western/equestrian Gear
·         -Classic motorcycle memorabilia
·         -Sports memorabilia
·         -Casino tables
·         -Houdini items
·         -Old rodeo items
·         -Airline collectibles: Pan-Am, TWA, Etc.
·         -Late 70's & earlier military items
·         -Extraordinary mobster memorabilia
·         -Vintage police officer collectibles
·         -Firefighter collectibles
·         -Pre 40's telephones
·         -Folk art
·         -Vintage BB guns/cap guns
·         -Early Halloween items
·         -Pre 40's Christmas items
·         -Hawaiiana/Tiki Collectibles
·         -Vintage sports collectibles
·         -Vintage election memorabilia
·         -Musical instruments
·         -Civil War antiques
·         -Vintage gas pumps
·         -Pre 70's old neon signs
·         -Strange woodcarvings
·         -Vintage collegiate collectibles
If you have any of these items, the producers ask you to call and leave a message at 1-855-OLD-RUST.
 
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TRENDING NEWS AUGUST 26, 2014

More than 1,000 people attended   the Freedom Barbecue  in Anderson ..last night…  organized by  Rep…. Jeff Duncan -  featuring   - U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, ..R-FL a potential presidential candidate/ hecklers attempted  to stop yesterdays..event that has – become a a go-to stop for  potential Republican presidential contenders.
 
Check your tickets..Someone bought a  Palmetto Cash 5 ticket –at the   Pavan Food Store in Mauldin…that’s worth  $100k. in last  Fridays drawing..
 
Greenville will host the  para-cycling world championships over labor day weekend 2014. / more than  450 athletes.. from 45 countries will compete  in the 5 day event,
The Gamecocks host Texas A&M at 6 p.m. on Thursday, , in the first contest to be televised on the SEC Network.
 
  • Last nights - Emmy awards winners   include: "Breaking Bad"  for   best drama; / StarBryan Cranston won the lead actor Emmy
  • "Modern Family" won  best comedy series/   Fargo" won two Emmys, including an award for outstanding miniseries
  • "American Horror Story," "Sherlock" take home multiple awards
 
Leaders in Charleston are scheduled to provide an update on the progress of a new Fisher House in the city. Officials on Tuesday will discuss the progress of the Fisher House being planned for Charleston to serve the families of veterans from Georgia and South Carolina who get treatment at Charlestons VA Medical Center.
 
A spartnabg county man has been sentenced to 40 years in prison after admitting he fatally beat an acquaintance with a brick while robbing him. Prosecutors say Wade Shippy of Pacolet pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter and armed robbery in the November 2012 death of 18-year-old Antwan Bailey.
 
 
South Carolina football will host the Georgia Bulldogs on Saturday, September 13 at 3:30 p.m. on CBS, the television network announced. The game will be South Carolina's third contest of the season and the second SEC outing. 



CBS Sports announced other SEC game times including November 1 Florida vs. Georgia at 3:30 p.m. and Arkansas at Missouri November 28 at 2:30 p.m.

The network will air SEC doubleheaders on October 11 and November 8, and the SEC Championship game on December 6 at 4 p.m.
 
Once upon a time, there was always room for Jello: Today -- not so much. Sales have tumbled 19 percent in the past four years, with alternatives such as Greek yogurt surging in popularity.  Kraft has vowed to boost Jell-O's jiggle
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TRENDING NEWS AUGUST 25, 2014

In Spartanburg, Bi-Lo is holding a job fair from 11 a.m until 7 pm. for a variety of  part-time position/  The fair will take place at the Bi-Lo on North Town Drive

Work Smart staffing is looking to fill about 35 call center positions./ The job fair will take place from 9:30 am.m until 11:30 a.m. at the Goodwill on Haywood Rd. in Greenville.

a 6.0-magnitude earthquake ..The strongest quake to hit the Bay Area in 25 years… injured dozens of people, and  damaged buildings in historic Napa , /No one was killed in the …early Sunday morning, though more than 100 people were injured.
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  • The Main Street Resurfacing Project is underway in downtown greenville. Crews begin blocking off parking spaces at 8 p.m. each day. Until  7 a.m.. / work Sept 1-5  is from Coffee Street to McBee Avenue
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  •  at the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards/ highlites include … an apparent wardrobe malfunction for nikki  Minaj  threatened to expose her upper front/ . the beyonce family hug…. Miley Cyrus  used  her best video award to send a message about homeless youth/ 
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Beyonce accepted the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard award, the VMA's version of a lifetime achievement award,
 
 http://www.greenvillesc.gov/MainSt.


Greenville County deputies are doing an internal review of the arrest of a man at a Greenville Wal-Mart that was captured on video. Several videos posted to the Internet appear to show officers punching the man several times after he was shocked with a Taser on Saturday afternoon. 

 air travel over the Labor Day weekend is expected to be up a bit- over the same holiday last year. / 
its predicted that  14 million people would fly within the U.S. in the seven days ending Sept. 2, the day after Labor Day.

AAA forecasts that 35 million Americans ..will travel at least 50 miles from home ..by car or plane… over a 5-day period… ending on Labor Day.

When voters go to the polls in November, they'll decide whether North Carolina will join 49 other states in giving criminal defendants another option to a jury trial. If approved, the proposed constitutional amendment would allow people charged with a felony to decide if they want a judge or a jury to hear their case. 

Law enforcement officials in six states launched their 23rd annual ``Hands Across the Border'' campaign aimed at catching motorists driving under the influence. Yesterday was the official start of the six-day campaign, which includes law enforcement agencies in Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina and Florida.

A new identity theft unit in South Carolina has taken over 3,000 calls from concerned people since it was formed 10 months ago. The Department of Consumer Affairs created the unit because of the number of calls it received after hackers stole personal information about millions of South Carolina taxpayers.

Fire and hazardous materials crews are on the scene of a fuel spill at  the Exxon station …off Highway 29 at Braezeale Road, north of the Anderson Jockey Lot/  . someone was pumping gas, when the hose broke dumping more than 100 gallons of diesel fuel on the area

The strongest quake to hit the Bay Area in 25 years injured dozens of people, and building facades in historic Napa , in northern calif..crumbled/No one was killed in the 6.0-magnitude earthquake …early Sunday morning, though more than 100 people were injured.
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TRENDING NEWS AUGUST 21,2014

Traffic is moving again after a huge delay this morning.. - an accident earlier  at I85 SB  near   mm52 –  , then a second accident .. caused traffic to back up— to I 26 in sptnbg,,  ..all lanes are now open ..

Democratic ..state Sen…. Vincent Sheheen …said yesterday .. that Gov. Nikki Haley, who.. he.. is challenging.. in November, did not, as she has said, move more than 20,000 people “from welfare to work.”

Some customers of.. The UPS Store …may have had their credit and debit card information exposed by a computer virus found at 51 stores. / between Jan. 20 and Aug. 11.
 
Tomoro night  the patriots host the opanthers  kick off  730 pm ptvn
beach ball- is coming up on Saturday -  over 40 food and beverage stations, custom cocktails ,live band ,fireworks..- we will all be there – hope you’ll join us.get tickets and info at get my perks .com


Former President George W. Bush took the ice bucket challenge then nominated former President Bill Clinton to do it next.
The challenge has caught on with notable figures participating in the campaign to raise money for the fight against ALS, or Lou Gehrig's disease

at least 34 Navy men  are being expelled from the service …for their roles in a
cheating ring ….that operated for at least seven years …at a nuclear power training site …in South Carolina

It was about a year ago that Robin Williams was at the Emmy Awards, speaking about his fellow comedian and mentor, Jonathan Winters …who had died since the last Emmy telecast. / ironically, a year later, Robin Williams will be remembered  by  Billy Crystal...  at this years emmys. Sunday night./ . Williams was found dead… in his California home on August 11... A preliminary coroner's report says it was a suicide.
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Close to 200 people were in line for the opening, of the new krispy kreme in Anderson..yesterday/ some said they camped  for days outside.. waiting for their chance at a free dozen a month..

The fantasy saga ``Game of Thrones,'' emerged as the leader in  Emmy Awards'   nominations announced yesterday  with 19 bids, including best drama series. /    Breaking Bad'' was next in line with 16 bids …for its final season, including best drama /   The Emmy Awards  show is  Aug. 25 hosted by Seth Meyers  on NBC
 
The Emmy Awards  show is  Aug. 25 hosted by Seth Meyers  on NBC--- Game of Thrones, got the most bids/   the miniseries, ``Fargo,'' got  18 award nominations.., and ``American Horror Story: Coven,'' has  17 …..//...
 
Some customers of The UPS Store may have had their credit and debit card information exposed by a computer virus found at 51 stores. / UPS says the information includes card numbers, postal and email addresses from about 100,000 transactions between Jan. 20 and Aug. 11.
 

Read more here: http://www.thestate.com/#storylink=cpy

State Sen. Vincent Sheheen has accused Sc Gov. nikki Haley of being dishonest when touting the success. of the welfare to work program/   Haley's Democratic opponent ..says her administration… has.. not  …moved 20,000 people  out of welfare….as claimed. /   . 


 
The MTV Video Music Awards will open with a ``Bang.''

Ariana Grande, Nicki Minaj and Jessie J will kick off Sunday's awards show with their new song, ``Bang Bang.'' It will be the first time the trio performs the Top 10 hit.

Grande and Minaj will also perform separately during the VMAs, to air live from the Forum in Inglewood, California.

Beyonce is the top nominee and will compete for eight awards, including video of the year for ``Drunk in Love.'' She will also receive the Michael Jackson video vanguard award.

Beyonce will take the stage Sunday night, where other performers include Usher, 5 Seconds of Summer, Maroon 5, Taylor Swift, Sam Smith and Iggy Azalea, who has seven nominations.

Eminem is also nominated for seven moonmen.


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COLUMBIA, SC (AP) -
Gov. Nikki Haley's Democratic opponent says her administration hasn't moved more than 20,000 people from welfare to work as claimed, since many of those people still earn so little, they continue to receive government assistance.

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TRENDING NEWS AUGUST 20,2014



South Carolina's colleges are not producing enough teachers to fill classroom vacancies./   A Senate panel will consider increasing teachers' salaries and strengthening student loan programs … to elevate the profession in in the state/.  
Theres a recall of Peanut and almond butters .. because of possible salmonella contamination. / A unit of Hain Celestial … sold under the Arrowhead Mills, Mara- Natha …, and private label brands for Whole Foods, Trader Joe's, Kroger and Safeway

The Greenville Zoo shared difficult news this   morning…  Autumn the giraffe…delivered a stillborn calf. at 3:25 a.m …/ Autumn is doing well ….but will be closely observed

South Carolina is a most honest state with a  97 percent honesty rate./    honest tea company- set up an unmanned tea display and asked $1 per beverge.on the honor system ./ greenville ranked 5th in the the nation ..( he most honest states were Hawaii, Alabama, Alaska, Tennessee and South Carolina //// the least honest states Montana, Idaho, Minnesota and Rhode Island -
 
The aerospace industry in South Carolina accounts for over 50k jobs with a total economic impact of $17 billion./  .

beach ball- is coming up on Saturday -  over 40 food and beverage stations, custom cocktails ,live band ,fireworks..- we will all be there – hope you’ll join us.get tickets and info at get my perks .com
 
 
Miss Teen USA K. Lee Graham  returns home and will visit   Chapin High Schooltoday... / the 17-year-old won the crown earlier this year in the Bahamas. 

Seth Meyers will take his late-night act to prime time as the next host of the Emmy Awards.

NBC, home to Meyers in his long stint on ``Saturday Night Live'' and his new late-night talk show, announced late Thursday that he'll host the 66th edition of the Emmys set to air on the network Aug. 25.

Neil Patrick Harris hosted in 2013.

It will be telecast live from the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles.

The 40-year-old Meyers, himself an Emmy winner, debuted as host of ``Late Night With Seth Meyers'' in February, taking over the slot of Jimmy Fallon, who moved on to ``The Tonight Show.''

Before that he had been on ``SNL'' since 2001 and served as the show's head writer since 2006.

Myrtle Beach police are visiting the Charleston area as they seek the public's help in solving the shooting deaths of three people last Memorial Day weekend during the Atlantic Beach Bikefest. Police have scheduled a news conference in Summerville today to discuss the case. 

 
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TRENDING NEWS AUGUST 19,2014

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Greenville, the biggest district in the state, started classes  today – The Greenville County Sheriff's office has moved… their entire traffic division… to cover the school zones… in the morning and afternoons …to protect our children
School, also,  started for students in  Pickens, Greenwood 50 and 52, and Madison County.

Crews  have begun  a two-year-long project to repair a 12-mile stretch of I-85 from greer to wellford… / The first phase of the $44 mill …project will start at Exit 63 in Duncan. …

Job fairs to day -
9 am -12 noon.
at Sc Works Greenville at  McAlister Square
for   – Packaging-
Machine Operators-
and  Production Associates


And  , from 9:00am-4:00pm at Kimura Logistics in Piedmont, SC.  For  forklift drivers 

The  2014 BMW Charity Pro-Am raised over $835k for local charities. The 2015 ev ent is next May

beach ball- is coming up on Saturday -  over 40 food and beverage stations, custom cocktails ,live band ,fireworks..- we will all be there – hope you’ll join us.get tickets and info at get my perks.com

 The fantasy saga ``Game of Thrones,'' emerged as the leader in  Emmy Awards'   nominations announced yesterday  with 19 bids, including best drama series. /    Breaking Bad'' was next in line with 16 bids …for its final season, including best drama /   The Emmy Awards  show is  Aug. 25 hosted by Seth Meyers  on NBC
 
A  luxury condo tower is planned for downtown greeenville across from the  Westin Poinsett Hotel…its a, 6 story  project with  up to  eight luxury condos/ the  Design Review Board considers  the plans during a public meeting at City Hall on Sept. 4

. The Emmy Awards  show is  Aug. 25 hosted by Seth Meyers  on NBC--- Game of Thrones, got the most bids/   the miniseries, ``Fargo,'' got  18 award nominations.., and ``American Horror Story: Coven,'' has  17 …..//...
  
 A 1,200-acre, out-of-control wildfire has triggered orders to get out of the way in a section of central California. Authorities say they sent evacuation orders to some 13,000 phone numbers, including homes and businesses, in a threatened foothill community near Yosemite National Park

Police have been trying to clear the streets in Ferguson, Missouri, where there's been another night of protests following the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown , a black teen ..who confronted a white ploice officer and was shot../ On Monday night, police used bullhorns, noisemakers and armored vehicles to push back the crowd.

 Two South Carolina State Law Enforcement Division agents have been cleared in the July shooting death of a man wanted in Connecticut on a murder charge. / the . Authorities say 37-year-old Vamond Elmore was holding a gun as he tried to run from a hotel room in St. George, South Carolina. 

 South Carolina's unemployment has risen nearly half a percentage point after three straight months without change. The Department of Employment and Workforce says the state's jobless rate rose to 5.7 percent last month. That's up from 5.3 percent, which had been South Carolina's unemployment rate since April.
 
 
Applicants should apply online prior to the event.  Please visit www.mau.com/kimura 

in the first AP college football Poll of 2014..  USC checks in at number nine / Clemson is ranked 16th,
the Carolina Panthers beat the Kansas City Chiefs 28-16 last night .

Calling the violence a disservice to the victim and his family, Missouri's governor is sending the National Guard to Ferguson to help restore order after the shooting of an unarmed black teen by a white police officer. Police used tear gas to clear protesters off the streets well ahead of a curfew last night.
 
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TRENDING NEWS AUGUST 18,2014

Its back to school for  thousands of students across the Carolinas,
Greenville, the biggest district in the state, starts classes  tomoro – as do students in  Pickens, Greenwood District 50 and 52, and Madison County

if youre looking for work.. theres a recruitment event  today 9 am -12 noon.
at Sc Works Greenville at  McAlister Square
they are hiring  – Packaging-
Machine Operators
and  Production Associates


in the first AP college football Poll of 2014..  USC checks in at number nine / Clemson is ranked 16th,
the Carolina Panthers beat the Kansas City Chiefs 28-16 last night .

Calling the violence a disservice to the victim and his family, Missouri's governor is sending the National Guard to Ferguson to help restore order after the shooting of an unarmed black teen by a white police officer. Police used tear gas to clear protesters off the streets well ahead of a curfew last night.
The fantasy saga ``Game of Thrones,'' emerged as the leader in  Emmy Awards'   nominations announced yesterday  with 19 bids, including best drama series. /    Breaking Bad'' was next in line with 16 bids …for its final season, including best drama /   The Emmy Awards  show is  Aug. 25 hosted by Seth Meyers  on NBC
 
The Emmy Awards  show is  Aug. 25 hosted by Seth Meyers  on NBCthe miniseries, ``Fargo,'' got  18 bids, and ``American Horror Story: Coven,'' has  17 …nominations..//. Game of Thrones,and game of thrones got he most bids..

With three more casinos shutting down by mid-September, Atlantic City officials are looking for a way to avoid having dark, empty shells on its signature Boardwalk.

Moviegoers continued to shell out for ``Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles,'' while Sylvester Stallone's ``The Expendables 3'' was easily out-gunned in its weekend debut.

The rebooted reptiles took in $28.4 million in its second weekend, according to studio estimates Sunday. That far surpassed the $16.2 million earned by Stallone's gang of aged warriors.

The paltry, fourth-place total for ``The Expendables 3,'' a PG-13 turn for the previously R-rated action franchise, is well below previous hauls. The last two ``Expendables'' opened with $34.8 million and $28.6 million.

Instead, the Marvel's ``The Guardians of the Galaxy'' came in second with $24.7 million in its third weekend. The buddy comedy ``Let's Be Cops'' landed in third with a $17.7 million opening.

The Lois Lowry adaption ``The Giver'' debuted with $12.8 million.
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TRENDING NEWS AUGUST 15,2014

The dry and pleasant weather will hold on through today, as we'll see mostly sunny skies and highs in the 80s

Iof you're looking for work / A Greenville county schools… job fair for  transportation, food services and building services. . is friday…from 8 a.m. until noon  at  Sullivan – Lifelong learning center  in greenville.

SC WorkLink will hold its monthly hiring event on today/ Employers that will be in attendance include: Borg Warner, KBR , HTI, Loving Health Care Inc., Phillips Staffing, RBC AeroStructures and Senior Solutions.

Ferguson Mis. remained at peace overnight for the first time since Michael Brown was killed. And protesters have learned that their demand to know the name of the officer who shot him may be met soon. Brown, an African-American teen, was shot to death Saturday.

The Greenville News building is under contract to be sold to Trammell Crow of  Dallas, Texas, /./   The building will be demolished …to be replaced by a mixed-use development that will include a hotel, office space, residential units and retail space,

Yard house restaurant will soon be opening in grenville at magnolia park../creating more than 225 jobs.. the link to apply is on my heidi blog on b937.com

The Saturday market dt gvl is open from 8-noon tomo..while youre there take a ride on the new trolly- the free service takes you from flour field to the top of Main st..and now includes parts of Agusta st.
 
An estimated 6,700 undergraduates who live on the University of South Carolina campus are moving in this weekend. University spokeswoman Megan Sexton says the main streets on the heart of the campus are expected to be full today and tomorrow. Sexton says an estimated 5,000 freshmen are entering the institution this year
t the Magnolia Park Yard House, click here.


ROBIN WILLIAMS HAD PARKINSON'S DISEASE, according ot his wife../ The diagnosis gave the comedian yet another challenge, along with depression, anxiety and his decades-long struggle to stay sober.



 
 
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