Photographer Josh Norris is having a birthday today and shout out to north American rescue-and the castellanis
5  fire departments responded to the call of a fire at azalea apartments  in Anderson County. E3arly this morning.. /a portion of Highway 187 on the Pendleton side of I-85…remains closed.. …several families have been displaced. 3 people were injured/

the body of 60, Robin Brent Banta,, was found on the swamp rabbit trail, Monday....shot in the chest./   police believe he was living in a makeshift  camp..around hiway 253… where his body was found.. a search for the killer is underway.

Union County, had  one single traffic fatality in 2012…while Greenville County is  ranked number two …behind Charleston..on the list of… the most dangerous counties.. for collisions …/,/   --according to AAA Carolinas' annual list./  

The South Carolina Highway Patrol is looking …to fill 65 positions/ . theres a  meeting…today. In greenville,. at Troop 3 Headquarters, at on Villa Road.  from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m

about 40 cyclists from the Upstate will ride in …the Challenge to Conquer Cancer in  October./ To raise money, kids from camp courage painted a bike frame./internationaly known -cyclist George Hincapie… has signed it-    bid on ebay – at carbon road-bike.. frameset  or /details at c3ride.org

High school football jamboree’s for Thursday night –the  Wolverine Showcase, Woodruff and the Green Wave Jamboree,in  Easley—Friday night – jamborees are scheduled in Greenville,Gaffney and Powdersville/ and Saturday  the Anderson Co. Jamboree, Pendleton
Oconee County ranks highest on the list for "best chance of being in a fatal crash on a motorcycle." 

Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin says she will not act on a request to extradite the father of a Cherokee girl at the center of an adoption dispute until after a court hearing next month.Fallin says Dusten Brown has a right to a day in court.

Coca-Cola tomorrow plans to run its first ad defending the safety of artificial sweeteners--, aspartame, NutraSweet …a move that looks  to stem the declining sales of diet soda./

To increase activity in downtown spbg.. a 90-foot Ferris wheel will spin on Spring Street in front of the Daniel Morgan clock tower. Thru next weekend.. Aug. 25

Miss South Carolina Outstanding Teen – is  Brook Sill, from maudlin/ will compete Aug. 13-17 in Orlando, Fla. for the title of Miss America Outstanding Teen. / she is a senior at South Carolina’s Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities,
The events are essentially dress rehearsals for the season and usually have teams facing each other for two quarters.
Here is a list of scheduled jamborees in the area:
 8/23 Chick-fil-A Kickoff Classic, Mauldin
8/23 Daniel Day Jamobree, Daniel
8/23 Northland Communications/G'wood Jamboree, Greenwood
8/23 The Ridge Jamboree, Blue Ridge

Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin says she will not act on a request to extradite the father of a Cherokee girl at the center of an adoption dispute until after a court hearing next month.Fallin says Dusten Brown has a right to a day in court. 
. A hostage situation at a bank in St. Joseph, La., has ended tragically. Police stormed the Tensas State Bank after the gunman threatened to kill the two hostages. As police entered the bank, the gunman shot the two bank employees and police shot and killed the gunman, who they identify as Fuaed (FOO'-ahd) Abdo Ahmed, a man in his 20s. Authorities say one hostage has died and the condition of the other is unknown. A third hostage had been released last night. 

Doctors in Little Rock, Arkansas, say a 12-year-old girl is alive and responsive about a month after being diagnosed with a rare brain-eating amoeba. Doctors say the infection is almost always fatal, in fact, Kali Hardig is only the third person known to have survived. The girl fell ill after swimming at a water park in central Arkansas

Former Illinois Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. and his wife are scheduled to be sentenced today for misusing $750,000 in campaign money on everything from a gold- Rolex watch and mink capes to vacations and mounted elk heads. They're to appear in federal court in Washington, D.C. The 48-year-old son of civil rights leader the Rev. Jesse Jackson is expected to make a statement. 


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Locations : Anderson CountyArkansasCentral ArkansasFloridaGaffneyGreenvilleGreenville CountyLittle RockOconee CountyOklahomaOrlandoPowdersvillePowdersville/South CarolinaSt. JosephWashington, D.c.
People : Brook SillDaniel Day JamobreeGeorge HincapieJesse JacksonJesse Jackson Jr.Josh NorrisKali HardigMary FallinRobin Brent Banta

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