Amazon.com is adding 7,000 jobs in 13 states. Including sptnbg and charlestn..The new hires will beef staffing at the warehouses where Amazon fills orders www.work at amazon fulfillment.com
The sales tax holiday weekend in South Carolina is Friday through Sunday, Aug. 4 at midnight./ shoppers save the 6% state sales tax and any applicable local taxes ….on the purchase of school supplies
holding a job fair today, at Wireless Communications, downtown Greenville from 9am - 11am and 5pm - 8 pm. /
miracle hill childrens home needs school supplies..… drop off is at coops on gladys drive..greenville /
the Panthers practice at gibbs stdm on the wofford campus – this morning 9:15-11:35 a.m. with Panthers Pals, and T-Shirt giveaways
Housewives of new jersey stars…Teresa joo dyce.. and her husband "Joe" are in federal court this morning… .facing 39 counts of conspiracy to commit mail and bank fraud,. For lying on financial aplications/
Angelina Jolie is highest-paid Hollywood actress according to a Forbes report on Monday. The magazine estimated her earnings at $33 million for the last year. /in 2nd place 22- Jennifer Lawrence, earned $26 million /3rd is , 23-year-old "Twilight" star Kristen Stewart, with $22 million last year./Jennifer Aniston came in fourth and Emma Stone, in the fifth-place spot
Bestselling - 50 shades of grey ..has created some interesting situations for..police and fire depts ..who have responded to calls to unhook, un strap , unlock..people – who were trapped in embarrassing situations..advice from rescue crews..keep the keys nearby../ a film version of fifty – is due for release next year
A 10-city bike tour aimed at tackling childhood obesity is rolling into Columbia. City officials say Columbia is hosting Youth Emporium's Big Ten Bike-A-Thon Tour today and tomorrow. Information and registration can be found at www.columbiasc.net
.Fast-food workers were on strike across New York City yesterday/ They are demanding a minimum wage increase from $7.25 to $15 an hour, better benefits and the right to unionize. Strikes are planned in other U.S. cities this week.
Canadian drugmaker . Valeant says that after it pruchase of Bausch + Lomb'.. it will eliminate between 10 percent and 15 percent of positions companywide. Thats up to 1800 and 2800 workers
One of the co-creators of ``The Simpsons'' has terminal colon cancer and is giving away much of his fortune. Sam Simon tells the Hollywood Reporter that he's donated millions of dollars to many causes, including shutting down roadside zoos and abusive animal shows, dog-rescuing and groups that feed the hungry. He says he was told he had three-to-six months to live last May.
Evidence that pigs are as smart and sociable as dogs has animal-welfare advocates pushing for changes in the way farm animals are treated. The Someone Project aims to show people the intelligence and emotional complexity of farms animals and boost the ranks of people who choose not to eat meat. Chicken and pork producers say farmers already have taken strides to minimize cruel treatment of farm animals.
Keith Johnson had a poster that was sitting in his closet for more than 30 years. It was printed to promote the 1931 film ``Frankenstein.'' Now, that poster has sold for a record price of nearly $293,000. Dallas-based Heritage Auctions says the winning bidder doesn't want to be named. Johnson says he bought the poster as a teenager for just few dollars.
The tallest ride at Carowinds …the WindSeeker…. malfunctioned again, stranding 64 passengers… 300 ft above the amusement park… for more than an hour/ no one was injured