good news for drivers as the July Fourth holiday approaches/ The price at the gas pump is down 6 cents over the past week. The average price for a gallon of regular is $3.54.
A Gaffney couple Steven and Sirena Petty. are charged in what investigators say is the biggest designer drug bust to date in the Upstate./ the Petty's, Gaffney home and Carousel Music and Smokers Edge… were raided, and $1.4 million of K2, Spice and bath salts, were seized.
Free HIV Testing for National HIV Testing Day: 8:30 a.m.-noon,and 3-7 p.m./ . Free and confidential. Photo ID required. At Piedmont Care, N. Pine St. s pbg 582-7773.
the Columbus NC Fire Dept. BBQ - on peak st..starting Sunday thru the 4th
Advocates ..for …military veterans and those who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder are holding a rally at the South Carolina Statehouse today..
a week after ..Southern celebrity chef ,Paula Deen …admitted using racial slurs… Wal-Mart, home depot, Smithfield Foods and the Food Network ended their relationship with her/ Harrahs Cherokee casino will also change the name of paulas restaurant
her cookbooks are moving up the best seller list…. Paula Deen's Southern Cooking Bible – within 3 days… went from 700 to number 48 and climbing
Property taxes to pay for school debt will jump by nearly 12 percent for Greenville County homeowners, automobile owners and businesses. /The School Board approved a 5-mill hike yesterday …
Supreme Court justices are expected today to deliver opinions…this morning… in their first-ever… gay marriage cases. .. South Carolina Equality and other gay rights organizations plan to march in Columbia this evening.
The Army has announced major cuts … It will eliminate at least 12 combat brigades, relocate thousands of soldiers and cancel $400 million in construction projects.
Sam’s Club in Easley …will officially open tomoro morning at 8am.. /.
TripAdvisor named Falls Park in Greenville .. the ninth best park in the nation /
A new study suggests that eating two big meals a day..at breakfast and lunch….results in more weight loss than grazing..eating 6 smaller meals each day...
sports stars will bare all in.. ESPN The Magazine’s …annual “Body Issue,” which features athletes who’ve pushed their physiques to profound frontiers.”/ it hits newsstands July 12.
your smartphone or other electronic device ends up in water... / a new product called EVAP.. provides two rescue pouches… to evaporate- or – draw water out of your phone….Or try dry rice..remove the battery and sink your phone in the uncooked grains …another idea.. save those silica gel packs that come in packages ..and use them to soak up unwanted moisture.
An Upstate teen named emma, aka.., the coupon kid, is featured on the nickelodeon tv show called figure it out..
South Carolina House members will consider Gov. Nikki Haley's vetoes less than 24 hours after she issued them. The House returns to Columbia this afternoon to take up the governor's 81 vetoes that strike $94 million from the state's $6.7 billion spending plan.
The funeral for James Gandolfini ...will be held tomoro in New York City. The 51- star of ``The Sopranos'' died Wednesday in Rome
Supreme Court justices are expected today to deliver opinions in their first-ever gay marriage cases. The issues before the court ...are California's constitutional ban on same-sex marriage.... and the federal... Defense of Marriage Act, which denies legally married gay Americans a range of tax, health and pension benefits available to heterosexual married couples. Gay marriage supporters plan to march in Columbia today no matter the outcome of the U.S. Supreme Court's upcoming ruling.
A jury ordered Providence, R.I., resident Joel Tenenbaum to pay $675,000 for illegally downloading, then sharing, about 30 songs...thats $22,k per song/ the Recording Industry Association of America sued him on behalf of four record labels.
First off did she call him a "lucky leprachaun"? HAHA. Anyway, this reporter in Australia couldn't stop laughing while reporting a serious stories. Take a look and you'll see. Simple case of the "Giggles"
Duke Energy is seeking to raise rates for the third time in four years …they have filed a request with the Public Service Commission for a 16% increase for residential customers. / voice your opinion thursday, 6 p.m., Anderson Civic Center,
A new study of the IRS finds more inappropriate screening … the temporary head of the tax agency says there were….multiple lists of inappropriate criteria..used in reviewing applications for tax-exempt status.
Clemson university trustees voted to raise undergraduate tuition, in campus housing and meal plans by 3% for the coming semester.
Fans, are flooding social-media outlets to defend Paula deen…fired from the food network and now..dropped as spokesperson for Smithfield Foods..…. after it was revealed she used racist language.
Listen at 9am..to win mumford and sons tickets for their Simpsonville show,all this week
former employees of bank of America…alledge that they were encouraged.. to deny… mortgage modifications to homeowners
13 Million peple watched.. as Aerialist Nik Wallenda' walked a 2 inch cable..for a quarter of a mile--- 1500 ft above the grand canyon / the tightrope walk ..on the Discovery Channel’ was among the most highly viewed shows in the station's history.
He did it without a harness or safety net.
He was wearing Buffalo by David Bitton" jeans /the $99 jeans will now be branded as the “Nik
The child and his mother:
A curious child asked his mother: “Mommy, why are some of your hairs turning grey?”
The mother tried to use this occasion to teach her child: “It is because of you, dear. Every bad action of yours will turn one of my hairs grey!”
The child replied innocently: “Now I know why grandmother has only grey hairs on her head.”
Wrong email address:
A couple going on vacation but his wife was on a business trip so he went to the destination first and his wife would meet him the next day.
When he reached his hotel, he decided to send his wife a quick email.
Unfortunately, when typing her address, he mistyped a letter and his note was directed instead to an elderly preacher’s wife whose husband had passed away only the day before.
When the grieving widow checked her email, she took one look at the monitor, let out a piercing scream, and fell to the floor in a dead faint.
At the sound, her family rushed into the room and saw this note on the screen:
Dearest Wife, Just got checked in. Everything prepared for your arrival tomorrow. P.S. Sure is hot down here.
Will’s experience at the airport:
After his return from Rome, Will couldn’t find his luggage in the airport baggage area. He went to the lost luggage office and told the woman there that his bags hadn’t shown up on the carousel.
She smiled and told him not to worry because they were trained professionals and he was in good hands.
Then she asked Will, “Has your plane arrived yet?”
A police officer found a perfect hiding place for watching for speeding motorists.
One day, the officer was amazed when everyone was under the speed limit, so he investigated and found the problem.
A 10 years old boy was standing on the side of the road with a huge hand painted sign which said “Radar Trap Ahead.”
A little more investigative work led the officer to the boy’s accomplice: another boy about 100 yards beyond the radar trap with a sign reading “TIPS” and a bucket at his feet full of change.
TRENDING VIDEO OF THE DAY:
There's a video online of some lady in Thailand, who somehow trained her pet bird to fly next to her while she's riding her motorcycle...side note (the bull skull on the front of your bike? Seiously Thailand??!!)
Amazon is hiring 100 people to pick, pack and ship customer orders at its fulfillment center in Spartanburg./ apply at---- work at amazon fulfillment.com
Duke Energy’ has requested a 16.% rate hike increase …for homeowners and renters./ A homeowner’s monthly bill for 1,000 kilowatt hours of electricity would mean a yearly increase of nearly $214. /theres a public hearing tonight… 6pm, Greenville County Council chambers at … County Square
The average U.S. price of a gallon of gasoline has dropped 4 cents over the past two weeks. The Lundberg Survey of fuel prices says the price of a gallon of regular is $3.60.
The Food Network says it will not renew the contract of celebrity chef Paula Deen, days after it was revealed she admitted using racial slurs in the past.
The Seattle-based Starbucks coffee company is hiking prices on average by 1 percent …nationally …starting tomoro/ despite falling coffee costs
The new Kids Count survey shows. South Carolina's overall ranking slipped to 45th overall in children's ability to succeed/ . North Carolina ranks 35th in child wellbeing.
The hospital in Clinton will be renamed Greenville Health System Laurens County Memorial Hospital and will function as a sixth campus of GHS, starting July 1.
Hostess plans to have Twinkies and other snack cakes back on shelves starting July 15.
Spartanburg police are investigating vandalism at the historic Oakwood Cemetery near downtown/ approximately 25 gravestones were damaged... Some date back to the 1880s
On Tuesday, June 25th, the Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office White Collar Crime Unit will be hosting a free class for citizens to learn how to protect themselves from any type of financial crime.
The class will inform citizens how financial scams work and ways they can protect themselves.
The class will be held in the media room at the Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office, 8045 Howard St., Spartanburg, SC, 29303, on Tuesday, June 25, 2013, at 6:00 PM.
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vacation is supposed to be about getting away from your worries. / but a new survey shows… we all have pre-holiday anxiety, the No. 1 worry…for men…Getting rid of their beer bellies for beach time So what's No. 2? Paying for the big trip? Making sure you're ahead at work? ?No/ . It's the worry of missing out on sports events/ for wmen its body issues/
South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley is expected to join other leaders to celebrate a Connecticut gun maker's decision to move south ...after Connecticut passed stricter gun laws after the shootings in Newtown, /. PTR Industries will announce details of its move from Bristol, Conn., at a ceremony at 2:30 this afternoon outside the gun maker's new home in Aynor.
France is bestowing its highest honor on seven World War II veterans from South Carolina. The group being honored today in Charleston includes former governor and U.S. Sen. Ernest ``Fritz'' Hollings.