In SC, Voters head to the polls today to choose who will be on the ballot in November/ polls are open til-7/
.Thers a job fair at Tri-County Tech in - Easley …Kimura Logistics in Piedmont, is hiring forklift drivers, from 9:00am-4:00pm today
general Electric.plans.. a new technology center ..at its Greenville complex. on Garlington Road…A planned $73 million expansion../ that would create more than 80 jobs – mostly engineering/
Florida Georgia line and Nelly, perform in Asheville June 22nd at McCormick Field baseball park, / Bruno mars and aloe black perform Friday night in Columbia at colonial life arena/
The website wall st cheat sheet.com is reporting President Barack Obama and his family will move to Asheville at the end of the presidency./No confirmation from the White House
You can drown after you leave the pool/ when your child inhales water..while swimming./ .its called
Secondary drowning …… when water in the lungs prevent blood oxygenation/
Symptoms include coughing, shortness of breath, chest pain, lethargy
Secondary drowning symptoms appear one to 24 hours after water exposure/
There will be an investigation of the Obama administration's swap of American prisoner Bowe Bergdahl …for five Taliban leaders in Afghanistan. / The deal has caused a political firestorm over the lack of congressional notification and fears the high-level Taliban could return to the battlefield
nationally ..more than 57,000 veterans… have been waiting… for to three months for appointments at va hospitals../ SC veterans ..are waiting an average of 77 days for their first appointment with a primary care doctor./
Five American service members were killed in southern Afghanistan … when a coalition jet …called in to help ward off a Taliban attack …mistakenly bombed the US troops
Harris Stanton ,one of the passengers injured..in a new jersey traffic accident with with tracey morgan, is from Dillon, SC/ He played baseball at Spartanburg Methodist college..in the mid 90’s/Stanton is ok/ Morgan remains in critical but stable condition/
Halle Berry will be paying child support for the child …she had with her ex-boyfriend Gabriel Aubry/ .hallie will pay . $16,000 a month to Aubry .. for her 6-year-old daughter
.the victim was shot with an AK 47..Deputies found the person lying in the driveway of a home off Hoston Drive in Piedmont, last night/ he is in critical condition/ / it's unknown …whether another shooting…3 miles away..is related/
Acting Veterans Affairs Secretary Sloan Gibson says officials have contacted 50,000 veterans across the country to get them off waiting lists and into clinics and are in the process of contacting 40,000 more. A report says more than 57,000 veterans have been waiting 90 days or more for their first VA medical appointments, and 64,000 more apparently never got appointments at all.
the NF – childrens tumor foundation..Walk ..at Conestee Park on Mauldin Road is aturday, June 14, www.ctf.org
. the Wal-Mart truck driver from Jonesboro, Georgia, ..accused of triggering a crash in New Jersey that critically injured Tracy Morgan…. had not slept for more than 24 hours/ 35-year-old Kevin Roper's lack of sleep is contained in a criminal complaint in the crash in which another comedian was killed
The Foothills Mustang Club will host a Cruise-in on Saturday June 14th from 5-8pm at the Texas Road House, Wade Hampton Blvd, Taylors, All makes and models are welcome…
Annaleigh’ s blood drive is Saturday, at Anderson Ford Mazda from 11-3:30... The 4 year old has a rare blood disorder ..theer will also be fun activities for children.
Federal officials say the twin birth rate rose 76 percent from 1980 through 2009. Researchers have attributed the increase to growing use of fertility drugs and treatments and more births to older women.
A truck driver's lack of sleep is being blamed for the highway crash that injured Tracy Morgan and killed another comedian in New Jersey.
Colorado's legal pot market hit a new high in April. Tens of thousands of people toked up on 4/20 -- the unofficial pot holiday. Tax figures released yesterday show the state's legal retail pot stores sold about 22 million bucks worth of weed in April. That's an increase of about 17 percent from March and up by about 58 percent from January, when marijuana became legal. Figures show the state collected more than five million bucks in taxes and fees from pot sales in April. Pot shops in Denver had long lines during the 4/20 weekend. And at least 30,000 people grooved at a city park for a marijuana celebration
According to a criminal complaint, Wal-Mart trucker Kevin Roper hadn't slept for more than 24 hours before the accident. Authorities say Roper apparently failed to slow for traffic ahead early Saturday in Cranbury Township and swerved at the last minute to avoid a crash. His big rig smashed into the back of Morgan's Mercedes limo bus, killing comedian James ``Jimmy Mack'' McNair.
Morgan, a former ``Saturday Night Live'' and ``30 Rock'' cast member, suffered a broken femur, a broken nose and several broken ribs. He's expected to remain hospitalized for weeks.
Roper remains free after posting $50,000 bond. He's expected to appear in state court Wednesday.
The attention is on U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham and races for constitutional offices as voters cast ballots in the South Carolina primaries. Graham is seeking the GOP nomination for a third term but must get by six GOP primary challengers who say he's not conservative enough. Polls are open from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m.
The Republican race for lieutenant governor in South Carolina features the son of a popular governor, a retired Kiawah Island developer, a former attorney general, and a retired Army chaplain. Voters will choose today between 4 candidates/ Mike Campbell, Pat McKinney, Henry McMaster and Ray Moore.
South Carolina Treasurer Curtis Loftis is seeking a second term against political newcomer Brian Adams. The winner of today's Republican primary essentially wins the job of chief financial officer. As in 2010, no Democrat is running.
Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling says The Team is not for Sale...has pulled his support from a deal to sell the team to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer ...The $2 billion sale was negotiated by Sterling's wife Shelly after his racist remarks to a girlfriend were publicized and the NBA moved to oust him as owner. His attorney says Sterling will pursue a $1 billion federal lawsuit against the NBA.