Carrying 218 passengers and crew- several cars of the New York-bound Amtrak Crescent … has derailed in Spartanburg county … on cedar crest at falling creek rd.., four people suffered minor injuries.
Forecasters are warning Thanksgiving travelers to beware, as a sweeping winter storm system could … bring flight delays and icy roads, and snow in the higher elevations in westen nc and ne ga…/ .. Ice is also possible in the Upstate …with a slight glaze …on elevated surfaces tomoro morning, but widespread travel problems are not expected.
After nine weeks of falling gas prices, the average U.S. price of a gallon of gasoline /a gallon of regular is $3.25. is up 3 cents over the past two weeks.
The American music awards last night..Taylor Swift took four awards, including top honor… as artist of the year for the third time/ Justin Timberlake won favorite male… pop/rock artist…also fav male soul and RB artist and album
It’s the panthers their longest win streak since 2003./ Carolina won their 7th straight game - beating Miami 20-16
.In the AP and BCS college football polls- Clemson is No. 6 … South Carolina is No. 10. / kick off for Clemson-at Carolina..is Saturday ..7pm
The ``Hunger Games'' sequel ``Catching Fire'' opened with $161. million at the box office, narrowly besting the original film and setting a record for a November opening.
– caught on video… kicking the dog.. got ….Steron Jihad Glover arrested by the Greenville police ….at his apartment…. in the Mallard Cove ….on Saturday../ he is charged with ill treatment and torture - of animals …./the dog was taken from the home by animal control
and for the first time.. a man may answer the Butterball Turkey Talk Line….after 32 years ..Butterball is enlisting the help of men to give advice on preparing the perfect bird…
.and with good reason - : One in four Thanksgiving turkeys… is cooked by a man. And they're putting their own touch on the feast.
Retailers are offering " "pre- Black Friday" sales earlier in the week. / items advertised in Black Friday are aqvailable in advance..
Forecasters say holiday travel plans should include winter weather gear in parts of the country. A storm blamed for at least eight deaths in the West is making its way east..bring ing the possibility of rain, sleet or snow
The Obama administration says people will have another eight days to sign up for health care insurance at Healthcare.gov and still get coverage by Jan. 1 People will have until Dec. 23 to enroll. The extra time could prevent people from having a break in coverage because of the federal government's balky enrollment website.
Budget cuts to the military have forced installations around the country to alter training exercises and daily routines to save money. For airmen and pilots, that means fewer flights. For soldiers and Marines, it means fewer drills or delaying them until a deployment nears. In Air Force and Navy, similar adjustments have been made.
. The first test tires produced at the new Continental Tire plant in Sumter... were displayed on Friday. Ground was broken in last year,,, ...at the new $500 million facility for Continental Tire, the North America arm of German-based Continental AG.
weekend talks between Iranian officials and world powers ..ended with an agreement …allowing Iran to keep elements.. of its uranium program… while stopping… its enrichment… at what is needed for nuclear arms.
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