strong storms …with high winds and hail blew through the upstate yesterday,…leaving behind … downed trees , power outages.
a new Statewide ban… on texting while driving … signed into law yesterday.. ..overrides any local ordinances./ Across Sc – no composing or reading text while in motion… Texting is allowed when stopped, at a stop sign or red light./
Toyota is recalling over 2. million vehicles – 02-04’s- about 20 Toyota models ….due to problems with Front passenger airbag inflators . Crashes could cause a fire/ Corolla compacts -- Tundra pickups -- 2002-2004 Lexus SC 430
Heading to the November elections- winners of primaries yesterday include: U.S. Sen. Tim Scott. / Sen. Lindsey Graham / State Sen… Brad Hutto , and Rep. Jim Clyburn /among others//
Yappy hour at noma sq tonight- is from 6-8--- bring your pet for yapa tizers and pup-tinis..live music and doggie bags..its free
Every Sunday - Chapman Cultural Center in spbg.. Free admission.. to most museums and galleries,.. an ArtBaazar- , and free concerts every Sunday , 1-5 p.m.
the NF – childrens tumor foundation..Walk ..at Conestee Park on Mauldin Road is aturday, June 14, www.ctf.org
Sara ‘s boyfriend was talkion in his sleep…she .didnt like what her snoozing boyfriend - had to say about her.. –so she starting beating him up- bopped him with the butt of a shotgun…t she also shot out his tires and smashed up his car….he is going to be ok..she is introuble with the Montana police …charged with felony assault with a weapon /
Comedian Dave Chappelle…is getting back into the spotlight/ in 2005- he walked away from a $50 million deal with Comedy Central… capelle told david letterman last night.. that…technically… he didn't quit, he's just ….seven years late for work.
Legacy Charter School announced to its first graduating class the establishment of a college scholarship created for all Legacy graduates. Starting with their college enrollment this fall, each student will have available a $4,000 scholarship
Clemson baseball coach Jack Leggett will return for the 2015 season /he has led the team since 1994, bringing the team to six College World Series along the way.
Henry McMaster is in a runoff race in two weeks to be South Carolina's next lieutenant governor.
Google is buying Skybox Imaging . The $500 million deal could serve as a launching pad for the Internet company to send its own fleet of satellites to take aerial pictures and provide online access to remote areas of the world.
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.
Celebrated every June 12, Brazil's Day of the Lovers is one of the year's major shopping days/but this year, businesses fear they will lose sales because its also opening day of the world cup./ The Brazilian motels association has partnered with beer company to promote mottos such as ``First I will kiss you, then my jersey.'' – lost in translation
The World Cup is the planet's most widely viewed sporting event/ The matches begin tomorrow in Brazil Facebook' soccer fans can track -``Trending World Cup/ Twitter users can track all 64 matches on its site using ``hashflags''
Facebook World Cup Page: https://www.facebook.com/worldcup
Twitter World Cup page: https://blog.twitter.com/2014/follow-the-worldcup-action-on-twitter
How about a $2 million dollar lunch? Andy Chua says it's worth it. The Singapore investor bid more than 2.1 million bucks to have lunch with financial legend Warren Buffett. A statement from Chua says he wants to thank Buffett for his inspiration. Chua adds that he's been following Buffett's philosophy for two decades. The lunch auction benefits the Glide Foundation, which helps the poor and homeless in San Francisco. Over the past 15 years, Buffett has raised nearly $18 million for Glide with the lunch auctions.
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
Saturday June 14th, 2014 Saturday from noon-3pm with live music, free food..at The Blood Connection Spartanburg Center
Under pressure to restore public confidence in the nation's nuclear force, the Air Force intends to offer bonuses and other incentives to members of its missile corps as part of a broader fix. / Another part of the plan is to modernize what some say is a decrepit Minuteman 3 missile force./ A string of recent failures including stunning breakdowns in discipline prompted the Defense Secretary to demand action.
It's a battle Senate Democrats don't expect to win, but debate starting today ...on allowing students to refinance their debt ....at lower rates.... is seen as an election-year opportunity ..to showcase steps ....aimed at helping the middle class. / Republicans say the bill as a gimmick that won't fix anything and without GOP backing the measure is unlikely to advance.
There's been a massive raid today in South Korea as authorities search for a missing man believed to be the owner of a ferry that sank, killing more than 300 people. About 5,000 police officers, accompanied by prosecution investigators, stormed a church compound. Four church members have been detained and the search continues.