Within Greenville city limits – today begins hands free – while driving/ If you’re holding a phone while… behind the wheel..you face a $100 fine../ to use your GPS – enter info while parked. ..and then your phone has to be mounted.. And, if you’re stopped at a traffic light.--.no, ---you can't grab your phone to talk or text../ confused about whre the hands free zone is? Here's a link to the city boundary map https://gis.greenvillesc.gov/wheresmyhouse/
Courtesy of Fox Carolina.
There are confirmed cases of whooping cough.. one at West End elementary and one at Forest Acres Elementary/ if your child has a cough that becomes progressively worse ..see a doctor
South Carolina ranked sixth in the nation for growth in women-owned businesses/. Georgia, and NC were in the top 5 states with the fastest growth in the number of female-owned firms
Malaysian authorities gave no explanation for the discrepancy about the final words from the missing jetlioner with 239 ppl on-board./transcripts show- actually - Good night Malaysian three seven zero."- which is a normal sign-off..- It was Not --"All right, good night."../ the change in wording brings more credibility issues on how the investigation is being handled/
Smart guns use technology to prevent gun misuse./
The "Identilock" device.. is at the prototype stage./ It attaches to the trigger and uses fingerprint sensors to ensure the gun can only be fired by an authorized user. There’s $1mill in prizes for smart gun ideas…go to http://www.smarttechfoundation.org
Langston Charter Middle School …behind the Goodwill Store on Woodruff Road … is having a parking lot party and food truck rodeo.. Saturday, from 9:00 to 3:00.
Facebook’ paid founder Mark Zuckerberg just one dollar in salary last year…but he cashed in some stock and made $3.3 billion /. In 2012, he made over $2. billion off his stock options./ The 29-year-old Zuckerberg still owns 400 million Facebook shares …currently worth $26 billion.
Today, , Anderson County Council …holds a special meeting ..to …vote on offering tax incentives…
to a company …code-named "Project Current."/ The deal would initially create around 250 new jobs