A penny sales tax to fund road projects is headed to the November ballot in Greenville County./ If approved, the increase would raise $65 million annually.
State lawmakers ..ysterday..agreed on a compromise deal to ban texting while driving, making South Carolina the last state in the South to penalize the practice.// If the bill wins final approval from the General Assembly ..and is signed into law by the Gov. …, the statewide measure would supersede local bans passed in 19 cities, including, Greenville
A Greenville county schools… job fair is today …for food service transportation,and building services... at Sullivan – Lifelong learning center from 3 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Mill Village Farms, and culinary food tour experience --Dishcrawl Greenville, are organizing a rooftop farm at 2 north main st../ fresh produce grow in vertical towers.. in as little as 24 days! To be sold to local restauarnats and at farmers markets./ they need businesses and individuals to sponsor ..one of the $750 towers. www.millvillagefarms.org.
First Quality Tissue manufacturer …will hire 200 ppl for their Anderson facility on Masters blvd.
Food Network star' Alton Brown will bring his Live! The Edible Inevitable Tour to the Peace Center Oct 22…atwww.altonbrowntour.com.
RevUp Indoor Cycling will open in mid-July on Laurens Road, near Sky Zone Greenville. Set stadium style- Each bike includes built-in software to save and track data
during Memorial Day weekend in Myrtle Beach.. There were more homicides, drug related offenses and weapons offenses.. this year compared to the last 10 years… Myrtle Beach police responded to more than 4000 calls for service, the most since 2007,
A joint SC House and Senate committee... has reached a compromise on legislation ....which would ban texting while driving in South Carolina./ , drivers must be fully parked to be able to text... using a wireless handheld device/.
The Miss USA pageant is Sunday night Preliminarys .. start tonight i n Baton Rouge, Louisiana,
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Theres a chocolate lover's paradise in some Las Vega casinos- .theres a ceiling to floor.. chocolate fountain... the worlds largest / A four-storyl M&M's World / a giant, Hershey bar replica of the Empire State Building /road trip!
Big and Rich and Uncle Kracker are among the acts who will play for free on the riverfront in Nashville.. during the CMA Music Festival. June 5-8.
Eddie Espinoza has a lot riding on California Chrome in the Belmont Stakes. If the horse wins the third leg of the Triple Crown, Espinoza will win a million bucks. Espinoza is in line for the big payday as part of a contest sponsored by the Santa Anita racetrack in Southern California. He's already collected 49-grand on California Chrome's wins that include the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness. California Chrome would be the first triple crown winner in 36 years. The Belmont Stakes will be run a week from this coming Saturday in New York.
The Taliban have released a video showing the handover of American soldier Bowe Bergdahl in Afghanistan. The video shows armed Taliban fighters handing Berdahl over to Western-looking men in civilian clothing who had arrived in a Black Hawk helicopter. Soldiers in Army uniforms are waiting. The handover happened Saturday after Bergdahl's five years in captivity. He was swapped for five Taliban detainees from Guantanamo
Transportation officials in North Carolina will close part of I-40 in Haywood County on Thursday to allow work crews to remove potential rock fall hazards. NCDOT has been monitoring the area since last Thursday following a rock fall near mile marker 8. Crews will close all lanes of I-40 from exit 20 to exit 451 in Tennessee.
Instagram has over 200 million users./ The photo sharing app Instagram ...is adding editing tools ...that will be able to adjust the brightness, contrast, saturation and other features of photos they take with their smartphones