the Para-cycling Road World Championships, start tomoro. with a Parade of Nations and an opening ceremony at the TD Stage at the Peace Center at 6 p.m./ Featureing over 300 athletes from across 40 countries / For a full list of events, times and locations, visit www.greenvillesc2014.com.
Cristobal has strengthened into a hurricane in Atlantic. The storm, now off the Bahamas, is packing winds of 75 mph. Cristobal has been blamed for two deaths. Forecasters say it will curve away from the U.S. East Coast.
The Laurens County Humane Society is working to find homes for more than 120 small dogs that were taken from a home on Townsend Street by Animal Control yesterday
Job Fair for Manufacturing and Warehouse positions. At Contingent Resource Solutions …in Duncan – today from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm.
Bi-Lo is holding a job fair from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the Bi-Lo on Alabama Avenue in Chesnee. In Union, SC Works is also hosting a job fair ..9 a.m. until noon../ for after-school teachers, tutors and bus drivers.
Officials in Napa County, California, estimate that yesterday's earthquake caused $1 billion in damage. The worst happened in downtown Napa. Officials are urging wine country tourists to keep coming to restaurants, tasting rooms and spas that drive the Napa Valley economy.
Amazon is buying video game streaming platform Twitch Interactive for $970 million in cash as it seeks to expand its gaming presence. Twitch had 55 million unique visitors in July, most of whom went to the site to watch other people play games. Amazon's purchase is set to close in the second half of 2014.
President Barack Obama has promised veterans attending an American Legion national convention in Charlotte that he'll do even more to put the VA health care scandal behind the nation. Obama says reforms are being made in Veterans Affairs to end delayed health care for thousands of former service members.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry is kicking off two days of fundraising and other political events in South Carolina for the state's Republican Party starting Wednesday. Perry ran for president in 2012 but dropped out before South Carolina's first-in-the-South primary that year.
Darlington Raceway will return to its traditional Labor Day weekend date next season in one of the few significant changes to NASCAR's 2015 Sprint Cup Series schedule. To get Darlington back to Labor Day weekend after an 11-year absence, Atlanta Motor Speedway gave up the date.
Columbia's police chief says a drug analyst for the department has resigned amid questions about some of the work she performed for the agency. Chief William Holbrook says Brenda Frazier submitted her resignation after an audit found inconsistencies in her work.
The National Park Service is seeking public input on ways to take control of a growing population of non-native wild hogs in Congaree National Park south of Columbia. Officials say their current measures to curb the population aren't working and they are seeking alternative proposals before a Sept. 30 deadline.
The History channel show "American Pickers" is heading to South Carolina and the pickers are looking to buy some unique antiques and other items for the show.// I have the list of items on my Heidi blog on b937.com
If you have an antique collection, lots of old junk stored away, or if you know someone who does, your stuff could be featured on the show. Below is a list of items the pickers are searching for: · -Motor scooters: Vespa, Lambretta, Cushman · -Old advertising signage · -Motorcycles · -Bicycles: Pre 60's to turn of the century · -Old toys: tin, wind-up, cast iron · -Pre 50's vending machines · -Pinball and slot machines · -Old Movie Posters · -Unusual radios: transistor, tabletop, etc. · -Antique casino/gaming machines · -Vintage movie memorabilia · -Vintage advertising Items · -Taxidermy · -Vintage concert posters & T-shirts · -Early Boy Scout items · -Pre 60's vintage diner collectibles · -Pre 60's TV merchandise · -Pre 50's western/equestrian Gear · -Classic motorcycle memorabilia · -Sports memorabilia · -Casino tables · -Houdini items · -Old rodeo items · -Airline collectibles: Pan-Am, TWA, Etc. · -Late 70's & earlier military items · -Extraordinary mobster memorabilia · -Vintage police officer collectibles · -Firefighter collectibles · -Pre 40's telephones · -Folk art · -Vintage BB guns/cap guns · -Early Halloween items · -Pre 40's Christmas items · -Hawaiiana/Tiki Collectibles · -Vintage sports collectibles · -Vintage election memorabilia · -Musical instruments · -Civil War antiques · -Vintage gas pumps · -Pre 70's old neon signs · -Strange woodcarvings · -Vintage collegiate collectibles If you have any of these items, the producers ask you to call and leave a message at 1-855-OLD-RUST.