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TRENDING NEWS 09-30-14


South Carolina Highway Patrol troopers arrested Spartanburg High School. math teacher and cross country assistant coach …Dedra Kiser./ She's facing charges of DUI and child endangerment. ..she had 7 studetns in the car when she was pulled over.in Charleston county last friday.

Toyota says it is recalling a few hundred thousand - Tacoma pickup trucks..the Four-by-Four and Pre-Runner …from the 2005 through 2011 model years.…because the rear leaf springs could break, puncture the gas tank and cause a fire.

He walked right into the white house- on Sept. 19 an intruder, armed with a knife, made it through front door of the white house…then was detained . At least publicly, the president is expressing confidence in the protection the The Secret Service' provides.

in Ball Ground, Georgia- a father, backed up his riding lawnmower, and accidentally, …ran over his 5 year old son/ the boy is hospitalized with severe injuries. .. to his legs, fingers, toes and an arm, no major arteries were cut.


Texas Roadhouse on Wade Hampton in Taylors will donate 10% of proceeds today - to The Down syndrome BuddyWalk

Mellencamp wont confirm if he and Meg Ryan …have split up after dating 3 years./he says tho that he will never, ever, ever be with a funnier girl than her….And adds ``Nothing's over. I never say die for anything

It's the biggest plane, on the longest route. A Qantas Airbus A380 touched down yesterday at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport. The inaugural flight was about 15 hours long, from Sydney, Australia, to DFW. The non-stop flight covered more than 8,500 miles. Qantas previously flew the Sydney-Dallas route with the Boeing 747, which required a stopover in Brisbane, Australia. Taking the new flight won't be cheap. A couch ticket is about $1,900. First class runs up to 13-grand. For that kind of money passengers get pajamas and a sheepskin mattress.

U.S. Sen. Rand Paul is making a swing through South Carolina for a series of events in coordination with the state republican party/ Rand,from kentucky... is speaking Today at the University of South Carolina in Columbia and will head later to the College of Charleston and a Republican event in Myrtle Beach.

Visit our 2nd Annual Homesteading Festival from 9 - 4 on October 4, 2014, for free classes, networking, community building, exhibitions, and demonstrations. We'll have a farmers market and vendors with plants, seeds, books, soap, chickens, quail, food preservation and homesteading supplies, and more.
football pays the bills in prime-time television.

NBC's ``Sunday Night Football'' charges $627,300 for a 30-second advertisement, more than any other program in prime-time broadcast television. That's according to a survey by the trade publication Advertising Age. CBS' Thursday football telecast, being shown this fall for the first time, is second at $483,333.

Television's top-rated comedy, ``The Big Bang Theory,'' is the scripted show with the priciest ads. The top drama is NBC's ``The Black List.''

Advertisers pay a premium for younger audiences, which is why CBS' ``NCIS'' didn't make Ad Age's top 10.
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Suspended House Speaker Bobby Harrell is being released on bond on nine misdemeanor charges accusing him of misconduct and using campaign donations for personal use. Harrell appeared in court in Columbia, where a judge Monday gave Harrell a personal recognizance bond that didn't require him to post any money.

An attorney representing actor-comedian Tracy Morgan says it's ``appalling'' that Wal-Mart calls Morgan partly to blame for injuries he suffered in a New Jersey highway accident involving one of the company's trucks. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. says in a court filing Monday that the passengers' injuries were caused by their failure to properly wear seatbelts

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TRENDING NEWS 09-29-14



Alorica (- A-lor-rye-cah) is holding a job fair today and tomoro.. for call center representatives. 9 a.m. until noon and 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. at Centerpointe Boulevard in Simpsonville.

Clemson University sophomore… Tucker William Hipps' ….was laid to rest yesterday in Easley // the 19 year olds body was found in lake hartwell last weekand . An investigation is underway

Banks making bank –on fees…. the average fee… for using an out-of-network ATM –…$4.35 per transaction./

Overdraft fees also surged, to an average …$32.74. according to Bankrate.com
, Jason Derulo … says he spent ``three great years'' with Jordin Sparks and denies there was anything scandalous that led to their breakup /. He calls it an amicable split

John Mellencamp wont confirm if he and Meg Ryan …have split up after dating 3 years./he says tho that he will never, ever, ever be with a funnier girl than her….And adds ``Nothing's over. I never say die for anything
The Gamecocks have fallen out of this week's AP poll. Dropping from 13/ Georgia is ranked 13 this week/ Fla State maintains the top spot/ Oregon, Alabama, Oklahoma and Auburn


Rapper Snoop Dogg says he'll do a concert in Alaska if voters in November approve an initiative legalizing recreational use of marijuana.
George Clooney married human rights lawyer …Alma Alamuddin …in Venice, Italy, over the weekend. Cindy Crawford, Matt Damon, Bill Murray were among the celebrity guests. .


Banks making bank –on fees…. the average fee… for using an out-of-network ATM –is at a new high… of $4.35 per transaction./
Overdraft fees also surged, to an average …$32.74. according to Bankrate.com

Should the company that supplies your Internet access be allowed to cut deals with online services such as Netflix, Amazon or YouTube to move their content faster?/ Netflix and much of the public accuse the FCC of handing the Internet over to the highest bidders.

Harley-Davidson is recalling bikes from the 2014 model year … their clutches may fail,.. causing stopped bikes to creep forward/. The recall includes the Electra Glide -Ultra Classic… and the CVO Road King./

Denzel Washington led the thriller ``The Equalizer'' to a $35 million debut, and to number one at the box office/
the young adult novel adaptation ``The Maze Runner'' slid to second /The stop-motion animated release ``The Boxtrolls'' opened in third

Texas Roadhouse on Wade Hampton in Taylors will donate 10% of proceeds on sept 30 to The Down syndrome BuddyWalk


A South Carolina senator says a lack of compliance to a 2010 law requiring annual training of in-home caretakers means legislators may need to add penalties. Just 13 percent of in-home day care operators in Greenville County have completed the two hours of annual training ``Kendra's Law'' required.

State police are investigating whether an Abbeville County town has months' worth of missing fines. Calhoun Falls officials ...asked the State Law Enforcement Division... to investigate ....potential wrongdoing or sloppy accounting practices ....by town employees. Mayor Johnnie Waller says SLED officers will arrive today to collect documents.

lancaster police are investigating the death of a man who was found after homeowners reported a fight in their back yard. Police say the homeowners called police shortly before midnight Saturday about people fighting in their back yard and deck area. The owners did not know the people fighting.

Today George Clooney' is marrying s wedding in Italy on Monday. / Authorities will close the walkways around the 16th Century …Cavalli Palace …for the marriage between Clooney and human rights lawyer …Amal Alamuddin.


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TRENDING NEWS 09-26-14

ollowing the recent death of a Student, Clemson university administrators… canceled all social activities involving fraternities …/ students want to know what that means for homecoming events on oct 25th/ 19-Tucker Hipps' body was found in in Lake Hartwell near the campus…on Monday ./ an investigation into his death I underway/

Jimmy John's has revealed that 216 of its stores nationwide… have been affected by a possible.. credit card dayta-security breech… between June 16 and Sept. 5 of this year.

Tomoro dispose of your prescription pills …safely… its the DEA's "Drug Take Back" day. ..for drop locations visit http://www.safe disposal upstate.org/

The Symphony Tour of Homes..is today thru Sunday. In .The Hidden Hills and Chanticleer communities details at - guild gso.org

… in the South Carolina Prep Media Football 4A Poll --York is the new No. 1../ Dorman is ranked No. 2 / Byrnes is at No. 3 /

Football tonight- #2 Dorman will travel to J.L. Mann, while #3 Byrnes hosts Boiling Springs. / number 6 in 3A-- Greer hosts Travelers Rest /in 2A action – number 8 chesnee plays Carolina/
Saturday - Clemson hosts the NC tar heels 7pm/ USC hosts misouri 7pm


George Clooney' is marrying s wedding in Italy on Monday. / Authorities will close the walkways around the 16th Century …Cavalli Palace …for the marriage between Clooney and human rights lawyer …Amal Alamuddin.

Eric Holder says he'll stay on as attorney general until his replacement has been confirmed. Holder announced his resignation Thursday, after leading the Justice Department for six years. He's one of President Barack Obama's longest serving Cabinet membersT

the defense team for a South Carolina father accused of killing his five children says it wants all pretrial statements by prosecutors, law enforcement officers and potential witnesses to be kept away from the public eye. The lawyers for Timothy Ray Jones Jr. have asked a judge to impose a gag order in the case.

The Homeland Security Department is privately acknowledging that about 70%t of immigrant families caught illegally crossing the Mexican border have not reported back to immigration authorities. Instead, they've vanished into the United States.

George Clooney' is marrying s wedding in Italy on Monday. / Authorities will close the walkways around the 16th Century …Cavalli Palace …for the marriage between Clooney and human rights lawyer …Amal Alamuddin.

South Carolina will guarantee four-year scholarships to its qualifying NCAA sports. The school sent out letters to its nearly 400 athletes... 120 of whom will receive the full four-year guarantee when renewing their scholarships.

Georgia's top ports executive says record growth makes him think the Port of Savannah to someday overtake New York as the busiest container port on the East Coast.Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Curtis Foltz delivered his annual ``State of the Ports'' speech Thursday to a crowd in Savannah.



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TRENDING NEWS 09-25-14

Boeing employs nearly 7k workers in South Carolina A new Boeing aerospace research center in SC will employ up to 400 people. and the new research unit will be devoted to studying new composite materials used in an airplane fuselages.

32 jesse Matthew, - suspected abductor of University of Virginia sophomore Hannah Graham, is now in custody. He is charged with abduction with intent to defile in hannahs disappearance/ there is now a $100,000 reward ..for information …about Hannah Graham's whereabouts.

problems…with Apple's new iPhones / users complained that a new software update blocked their calls, …while a video showed… the larger of the two new models ….is vulnerable to bending. / Apple has pulled the update sent earlier yesterday and offered users a way to manually reverse it. Apple didn't comment on reports of bending.

Saturday across the Upstate, dispose of your prescription pills …safely… as part of the DEA's "Drug Take Back" day. To find a drop of location in your area, visit http://www.safe disposal upstate.org/


?Who topped Forbes magazine's list of highest-earning hip-hop figures over the past 12 months?? , thanks to the sale of his Beats by Dre headphones …to Apple,/

Dr.dre- Rapper and record producer made $620 million in 2013-14, much of that from his nearly $3 billion deal with apple/ second- and third-place finishers Sean "Diddy" Combs and Jay Z, who each rang up $60 million for 2013-14.

It's a big party- youre invited- , Landrum, Tryon, Columbus, and Saluda …join forces this Sunday for a fall food and wine event. Join local restaurants, food trucks, wineries, a cheese maker, chocolatier, distillery, and brewery at Overmountain Vineyards
In Tryon, NC. Sun, 1–5pm. $35. (828) 817-1079, ourcarolinafoothills.com

Dancing with the Carolina strs to benefit sr.action center td conv center saat 6pm.dancingwiththecarolinastars.com

Health and agriculture officials are joining forces in the fight against obesity in South Carolina….. with both …short- and long-term…. strategies for improving diet and exercise ….in order to tackle soaring health care expenses linked to the problem.

The Hidden Hills and Chanticleer communities host this year's … Symphony Tour of Homes..Friday thru Sunday..details at - guild gso.org


… in the South Carolina Prep Media Football 4A Poll --York is the new No. 1../ Dorman is ranked No. 2 / Byrnes is at No. 3 /

on Friday. Dorman will travel to J.L. Mann, while Byrnes hosts Boiling Springs. / number 6 in 3A-- Greer hosts Travelers Rest /in 2A action – number 8 chesnee plays Carolina/

Saturday - Clemson hosts the NC tar heels on Saturday- 7pm/ USC hosts misouri 7pm

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) The State Law Enforcement Division says a former state trooper faces a felony charge in the shooting and wounding of an unarmed man during a traffic stop in Columbia on Sept. 4. Authorities say 31-year-old Sean Groubert was charged Wednesday, adding video shows the shooting was not justified.
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TRENDING NEWS 09-24-14


Vigils for 19-year-old Tucker Hipps, of Piedmont…yesterday .. at both Clemson and USC …drew thousands of mourners…/ The body of the Clemson student….was found Monday ,in Lake hartwell- / the cause of death was due to a head injury consistent with an unsupported fall./ the manner of death has not yet been determined…as the police investigation …and toxicology reports… are still pending/

in the case of the missing …University of Virginia …student …18-Hannah Graham …/ suspect Jesse Matthew-32 , the last person seen with graham…has been charged with abduction with the intent to defile,/police are searching for him. ,

in the race to be sc's governor- /incumbent ..... nikki haley has set Nikki Haley has spent nearly twice as much as her Democratic challenger...., state Sen. Vincent Sheheen, ..../ Meanwhile, independent gubernatorial candidate ...Tom Ervin ...has outspent Sheheen/ . according to the nonpartisan Center for Public Integrity,


Coke, Pepsi and Dr Pepper will work to reduce the calories Americans get from beverages by 20%.. over the next decade /they will market smaller sizes,and push bottled water and diet drinks.

Apple's llargest iPhone is selling for $100 more… than its other new model, but an outside research firm estimates ….that it costs Apple …..just over … $15.50 more to make the more expensive version./ the iPhone 6 Plus, retails for $750 and costs Apple around $215. to make - --

… in the South Carolina Prep Media Football 4A Poll --York is the new No. 1../ Dorman is ranked No. 2 / Byrnes is at No. 3 /

on Friday. Dorman will travel to J.L. Mann, while Byrnes hosts Boiling Springs. / number 6 in 3A-- Greer hosts Travelers Rest /in 2A action – number 8 chesnee plays Carolina/

Saturday - Clemson hosts the NC tar heels on Saturday- 7pm/ USC hosts misouri 7pm

General Motors' 112-year-old luxury car division is moving its headquarters from Detroit to New York/ Most product engineering and design will remain in Detroit
The Dorn ...Veterans Affairs ...Medical Center... is hosting a meeting for veterans and their families.... to offer health care and benefit information./ Trust in the agency has been eroded... in the wake... of the VA scandal ...over long patient waits ....and falsified records ....at VA hospitals and clinics across the country.

Duke Energy says it plans to remove coal ash from one South Carolina waste pit and close two more at a power station that environmentalists say threatens the Saluda River. .

The Hidden Hills and Chanticleer communities host this year's … Symphony Tour of Homes..Friday thru Sunday..26-28- guild gso.org


Taste of our Carolina Foothills
Normally, four towns and two states would be an ambitious itinerary for a whole weekend, not to mention a single afternoon. Luckily, Landrum, Tryon, Columbus, and Saluda join forces on this Sunday for a fall food and wine event. Join local restaurants, food trucks, wineries, a cheese maker, chocolatier, distillery, and brewery at Overmountain Vineyards as they serve up the unique and diverse tastes found in the region.

Overmountain Vineyards, 2012 Sandy Plains Rd, Tryon, NC. Sun, 1–5pm. $35. (828) 817-1079, ourcarolinafoothills.com

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http://www.goupstate.com/article/20140923/PREPS/140929849/1011/PREPS?Title=Dorman-climbs-to-No-2-in-football-poll

Dorman jumped four spots to No. 2 following a 48-37 win against top-ranked Dutch Fork in the South Carolina Prep Media Football 4A Poll, released on Tuesday.

The Cavaliers (5-0) leapfrogged Byrnes (3-1), which remained at No. 3 after a 29-7 win at Gaffney. Dorman will travel to J.L. Mann, while the Rebels will host Boiling Springs on Friday.

Dutch Fork dropped into a fourth-place tie with North Augusta after the loss. York became the new No. 1 after a 43-34 win against Boiling Springs.

Greer (4-0) is No. 6 in the 3A poll following a 28-13 win at Emerald. The Yellow Jackets will next host winless Travelers Rest in Region II-3A action.

Woodruff (4-0) moved up to No. 4 in the 2A poll after a 56-14 win against Blacksburg. The Wolverines will look for their second straight Region I-2A win at No. 9 Powdersville.

Chesnee (3-1) is No. 8 in the 2A poll following a 28-26 win at Pendleton. The Eagles will try to get to 2-0 in Region I-2A against Carolina.

Myrtle Beach, Dillon and Christ Church remained No. 1 in the 3A through 1A polls, respectively.
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TRENDING NEWS 09-23-14

The body of a Clemson University student ….19-year-old Tucker Hipps, of Piedmont….was pulled from the the Seneca River portion ….of Lake Hartwell ..yesterday afternoon, / Hipps had been reported missing to campus police ..yesterday/ The Oconee County Sheriff's Office is conducting the investigation into the death,

? Pay more for gasoline? In an effort to get more money for road construction… the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce President …says his group will push… for an increase in the state's gas tax./ .

Apple has set a record with the release the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus / selling more than 10 million models in the three days since they went on sale. / that's a million more than the iphone 5 sold when during thwir intial release/

Bruce and Kris Jenner are divorcing, /citing "irreconcilable differences," after being married for more than 22 years

Starbucks is testing a latte that it says has the ``savory toasty malt'' flavor of a foamy mug of stout. / the ``Dark Barrel Latte'' is being tested in a handful of stores in Ohio and Florida.
Alaska voters will decide in the November whether to join Washington and Colorado in decriminalizing pot.

meet Greenville' s new police chief and share your ideas about public safety- there are a number of forums – the first is Oct. 9, Eastlan Baptist Church - 625 S. Pleasantburg Dr.

Mars Chocolate has issued a voluntary recall for some M&M's brand theater boxes./ some boxes may contain peanut butter, even though the ingredient isn't listed on the outside packaging. Details at fda.gov /safety recalls

With the arrival of fall- more people are hiking./ . In order to stay safe, officials say you should remember to hike in pairs, know the area and tell someone when you'll be back/

Virginians are thirsty. / for 16 straight years Virginians have bought booze at record levels. more than 52 million bottles of wine, spirits and nonalcoholic mixers.. were sold in state liquor stores …during the last fiscal year. Jack Daniels remains the top-selling brand, followed by Smirnoff 80, Jim Beam and Grey Goose.

The World Health Organization says the number of Ebola cases could reach 21,000 in six weeks unless more is done to curb the outbreak in West Africa. Since the first cases were reported six months ago, there've been a reported 5,800 illnesses, and 2,800 have died. Health officials say there's a shortage of hospital beds, health workers and even soap in the hardest-hit countries of Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia.

The president of the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce says his group will push for an increase in the state's gas tax. The effort is part of a plan to get more money for roads. Neither major party candidate for governor has backed a gas tax increase.

The fall tourism season is off to strong start on South Carolina's Grand Strand. Researchers at Coastal Carolina University report occupancy in the Myrtle Beach area was 88 percent for the weekend after Labor Day. That's about 9 percent more than the same weekend last year.

The Securities and Exchange Commission is giving its biggest award yet, about $30 million, to a whistleblower who provided key information that led to an enforcement action in a fraud case. /, tipsters who report corporate fraud or other misconduct are eligible to receive from 10 to 30 % of the money… the SEC… recovers from a company or person.
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TRENDING NEWS 09/10/14

In a special referendum Yesterday …Voters is said no to paying more property taxes..to fund for renovations at Byrnes High School.
South Carolina senators are considering whether changes are needed to make it easier to get rid of incompetent teachers.
Apple's.. first completely new product in four years….the apple watch - made its debut yesterday…alongside two larger iphones….
A sad story - The bodies of five missing Batesburg-leeesville—children – ages 1-8…have been found ..in garbage bags off of a dirt road in Alabama, ..and the children's father ..32 Tim Jones Jr…..is in law enforcement custody after authorities say he led them to the remains.
This clothing item is selling better than blue jeans? - yoga pants/ sales of the iconic blues fell 6 percent during the past year after decades of almost steady growth.
George Clooney says he will marry his fiancee, in a couple of weeks….in one of the world'shttp://images.intellitxt.com/ast/adTypes/icon1.png most romantic cities... Venice Italy

Appalachian State University police say they are looking for a missing student …18 Anna Marie Smith ..as a missing and possibly endangered person.

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TRENDING NEWS 09/09/14

In west ashley..near charleston- After a 9 hour - standoff ../ a man is in custody … suspected of shooting and killing one deputy,. and injuring another,… at an apartment complex / ..../ the officers had responded to a call about a .disorderly subject ..

the Violence Policy Center ranks South Carolina second worst in the nation…behind Alaska for women murdered by men.

Home Depot is confirming that its payment data systems… have been breached, / /there is no evidence debit card PINs …were compromised.

Hundreds of children across the nation have been hospitalized with a serious respiratory illness. – the Enterovirus D68, /area health officials say that strain has not yet been seen in the upstate

about 160 ..unaccompanied …immigrant children ….recently detained …at the nation's Southern border ….have been relocated to SC/ . 106 in Greenville County / 56 in Beaufort County.


a stranger has reportedly try to lure …2 young girls…into his truck ..on two different occasions../ / it happened at their school bus stop on the intersection of Joggins Drive and Brown Lane, just outside Simpsonville city limits./ the 6 and 10 year old …say the man was in a white truck with dark tinted windows /talk to you kids about what to do..

The Baltimore Ravens fired star running back ..Ray Rice./ after a video showing Rice… punching his fiancee,… knocking her out in an elevator./ He drags her off… the elevator …once it stops. / Meanwhile, the NFL has suspended him indefinitely.

millions of Home Depot customers could be affected by a data breach of the home improvement chain's payment systems. The investigation into the hacking goes as far back as April. Home Depot hasn't said how many credit cards might be affected. It has more than 2,000 stores in the U.S. and Canada.

The head of the Panama Canal Authority and Gov. Nikki Haley are set to speak at the South Carolina International Trade Conference in Isle of Palms. / where officials are discussing the canal expansion ....that will bring on a new generation ....of larger container ships.

Taylor Swift has not gone on a date in more than a year and a half, since she broke up with Harry Styles of One Direction. She tells Rolling Stone she's had enough of people using her love life as entertainment. She says she doesn't like seeing slide shows of guys she supposedly dated, or comedians making jokes about her at award shows, or seeing headlines that warn guys she'll write a song about them. Swift says it builds so much pressure into a relationship that it's snuffed out before it begins.

10 states …including NC and Ga..have asked the CDC for assistance in investigating clusters …of the Enterovirus …EV-D68.. …/ . that's sent hundreds of children to hospitals in Missouri… is causing alarm across the Midwest and beyond


Clemson coach Dabo Swinney says there's no question about the Tigers' starting quarterback no matter .....how many .....dazzling moments .....freshman Deshaun Watson creates on the field. / Swinney says senior ...Cole Stoudt.... gives the 23rd-ranked Tigers the best chance to win their next game in two weeks at No. 1 Florida State.

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Apple will be revealing its next big thing today... the iPhone6 and maybe even a smartwatch. The trend-setting company is expected to rouse the still-slumbering market for wearable computers with a smartwatch or bracelet equipped to monitor health, help manage homes and even buy merchandise. It would mark the first time that Apple has rolled out a new product line since the iPad's release nearly four-and-half years ago

What to expect from the new Apple iPhone 6 launch event … today - two larger phones/ and a smartwatch.

Preliminary competition begins Tuesday in Atlantic City. The new Miss America will be crowned Sunday night in the nationally televised finale

The Miss America Pageant returned to Atlantic City last year after a stint in Las Vegas.

The nationally televised finale will be held Sept. 14, the day after the annual ``Show Us Your Shoes'' parade.
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TRENDING NEWS SEPTEMBER 08,2014



We are paying less for gasoline/ the average price of a gallon of regular has dropped 2 cents over the last two weeks, to $3.46,.
The newest - Associated Press college football top 25 is out- /Georgia holds it's …number six ..ranking,/ Clemson is still at 23rd …./ South Carolina dropped three spots… to 24th/ . At No. 1 is Florida State


What to expect from the new Apple iPhone 6 launch event … tomorrow/ - two larger phones/ and a smartwatch.
Prince William and Catherine expecting their 2nd child/ no due date was given
the billionaire founder of the privately held Chick-fil-A restaurant… S. Truett Cathy… died early this morning../ Cathy opened his first diner in Atlanta in 1946 and by 1967 he had founded and opened his first Chick-fil-A



Honda is recalling motorcycles – the GL-1800 ..for model years 2001- thruTEN..and 2012./ because their brakes can malfunction. / Honda sending cycle owners a letter,,


No. 1 draft pick – Jadeveon Clowney.. was knocked out of Sunday's…Houston Texans ..game with a knee injury –that could sideline him for a few weeks/
``Guardians of the Galaxy'' continues to rule the box office universe. /``Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles''was at number two/ young-adult novel adaptation ``If I Stay'' is in third at the box office/
The death of girl group singer …Simone Battle has been ruled a suicide by hanging. / the 25-year-old – member of G R L ..was found dead… in her West Hollywood home.friday/
Congressional leaders will get their outline tomorrow of President Barack Obama's strategy for countering militants from the group Islamic State who have been gaining ground in Iraq and Syria. The public will get more details on Wednesday when Obama delivers a speech.
South Carolina's Army National Guard is sending its first female officer for training as a commander of a combat artillery unit. Second Lt. Tracci Dorgan is able to make the move because the Pentagon is opening more combat jobs that were previously closed to women.

The police chief in Lyman has resigned his position amid an FBI and State Law Enforcement Division investigation into town activities. / Terry Richards submitted a resignation letter for undisclosed personal reasons.. Friday morning.



Preliminary competition begins Tuesday in Atlantic City. The new Miss America will be crowned Sunday night in the nationally televised finale
Miss America is staying in Atlantic City.

Miss America 2014 Nina Davuluri announced Friday that the next pageant will take place in the New Jersey shore resort on Sept. 14.

Preliminary competitions are scheduled over three nights at Atlantic City's Boardwalk Hall from Sept. 9 to 11.

Davuluri, a Syracuse, N.Y., native, was crowned Miss America in September. The pageant originated in Atlantic City in 1921 and spent six years in Las Vegas before returning to New Jersey last year.

Davuluri plans to use her Miss America scholarship to attend medical school.

The program will be televised by ABC.
The Main Street Resurfacing Project is scheduled to begin Sunday in Greenville. Crews will begin blocking off parking spaces at 8 p.m. each day. Streets will reopen at 7 a.m. each day. Work will be done from Coffee Street to McBee Avenue Sept. 1-5, from McBee Avenue to Camperdown Way Sept. 7-12, and Camperdown Way to Augusta Street Sept. 14-19.
Congressional leaders will get their outline tomorrow of President Barack Obama's strategy for countering militants from the group Islamic State who have been gaining ground in Iraq and Syria. The public will get more details on Wednesday when Obama delivers a speech. Lawmakers say they'd like to hear the specifics of Obama's plan.

South Carolina's Army National Guard is sending its first female officer for training as a commander of a combat artillery unit. Second Lt. Tracci Dorgan is able to make the move because the Pentagon is opening more combat jobs that were previously closed to women.

The police chief in Lyman has resigned his position amid an FBI and State Law Enforcement Division investigation into town activities. / Terry Richards submitted a resignation letter for undisclosed personal reasons.. Friday morning.
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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/
http://www.wyff4.com/money/is-your-pin-number-one-of-the-20-easiest-to-crack/22448292#!bMcHOX
 
 
 
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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