Storms across the Upstate led to flooding and downed trees yesterday/. the Upstate has seen about 6 1/2 inches of rain in June, which is 4 1/2 inches above average.
Local gas prices are up a few cents over the past week ..as national prices fell a few cents, /locally, the average price per gallon was $3.17 per gallon, while the national average is at $3.61 per gallon
GE Aviation has plans to break ground this year on a new factory near Asheville. Within five years, the workforce at the plant would be grow to more than 340 people.
The University of South Carolina again is raising tuition and fees./Students will pay 3.% more on average
two new Bachelor of Arts programs will be offered at USC Upstate /, in child development and family studies,
A Florida man was beaten, robbed, forced to strip naked and abandoned on the side of a road in Bunnell, Fla. Last weekend…. during a first gone horribly wrong, / Authorities found nude, bloodied Shaun Williams, 34, walking down the road/ / he was assaulted and mugged by his date and her two unidentified male companions / he met the unidentified woman at a convenience store in Daytona Beach, Fla., two weeks ag
The U.S. government asked Chrysler ….earlier this month… to recall Grand Cherokees and Libertys …because the position of the fuel tank… leaves it susceptible to rupture in a rear-end crash. / The agency says 51 people have been killed in accidents involving the older Jeeps. / cyrsler will file papers today saying why they are refusing to comply
SC Lawmakers say a tentative agreement could provide up to $800 million for road and bridge work
six different fire departments responded to a call just around midnight,at Leigh Fibers, in Wellford /the fire is out, although crews remain on the scene
Federal health officials say fewer adults are smoking. The CDC says , last year, 18% of adults participating in a national health survey described themselves as smokers compared to around 21 % a couple of years ago/