A $10,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of thieves who took 18 firearms from the South Carolina Gun Company …on Wade Hampton Boulevard … in Greer… just before 7 a.m. on July 27. a gun store./ see surveillance images on my Heidi blog at b937.com/ Anyone with information about this crime should contact Greenville County Crime Stoppers at 864-232-7463 (864-23crime). All calls will be kept confidential.
two people are dead after an early-morning shooting at the Hollingsworth textile plant on Laurens Road near Millennium Boulevard. /the plant is on lockdown.
South Carolina lost to Texas A&M…last night 52-28 ..to end an 18-game home winning streak.
300 athletes from 40 countries compete in the Para-cycling …Road …World Championships, -get the event schedule – at Greenville sc 2014.com.
The Clemson university CES Fit Run is Sept. 20 9am..starting at fike recreation center
Roper Mountain Holiday Lights runs Thanksgiving through December 30, / volunteers are needed – go to hands on Greenville .org
Joan Rivers, 81, was rushed to a New York hospital yesterday - after she stopped breathing during throat surgery at a nearby clinic/. /Rivers is now resting and with family.
The Apple Festival kicks off Friday in downtown Hendersonville, NC.- The Main Street event runs thru labor day
the Para-cycling …Road …World Championships, with 300 athletes from 40 countries ..is underway/ an event schedule – is at Greenville sc 2014.com
Taco Bell will release 11 altered dollar bills in 11 U.S. cities. ..find it and claim your prize, Taco Bell promises a "lifetime" of free food.. In its "Eleven Everlasting Dollars" contest,
Joey Chestnut ….the world-record holder at Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Contest in New York. ..is now the rib eating championship ….downing nearly 9 pounds and 3 ounces of ribs in 12 minutes.
Now thru spt 10 at fuddruckers - all specialty burger sold give $1 to radiothion that happened for ch of g hosp system sept 11-12
Georgia Power says its construction budget remains steady but could change in the future as it builds a nuclear plant near the South Carolina line with Georgia. The Southern Co. subsidiary estimates it will spend $6.7 billion for its share of the cost of building two reactors at Plant Vogtle (VOH'-gohl).
AAA Carolinas says about 1.5 million people will take to the road and to the air for travel this long Labor Day weekend in North and South Carolina. The group says that's the highest number of people traveling on the last weekend of the summer season in years.
Authorities say an 84-year-old man rammed his car into an assisted living home in Clinton and has now been charged with attempted murder. Clinton Public Safety Director Robin Morse says he consulted with prosecutors before filing the serious felony charges against Alton Payton, who awaits a bond hearing.
South Carolina's 52-28 loss at the hands of Texas A&M ends an 18-game home winning streak and may end a good bit of the preseason hype the Gamecocks were getting.
The Greenville County deputy coroner said a pedestrian was killed in a crash involving a deputy on Augusta Road./, the accident happened on Augusta Road near Old Augusta Road about 5:35 / a deputy was involved in the multi-car accident involving a pedestrian.
The opening ceremony of the Para-cycling …Road …World Championships, is 6pm today at the Peace Center- TD Stage/ the parade of nations will feature over 300 athletes from 40 countries / For a full list of events, visit www.greenvillesc2014.com.
Looking for work? Job fairs today - C & S Wholesale Grocery in Mauldin. Will hire Class A drivers and warehouse order selectors/ from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. at the Hampton Inn on I-385 and Woodruff Road.
And – Philips Staffing is recruiting .. assembly technicians,… forklift and machine operators…, from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. at N.E. Main St. in Simpsonville.
Fst casual …seafood chain Captain D’s is planning …a minimum..20 new -stores for the Upstate,.
potential presidential candidate… Texas Gov. Rick Perry …is in SC for two days of events..including fundraisers for the state- Republican Party.
The Gamecocks are putting their school record.. 18-game… home winning streak, the longest current streak in the country, on the line.----Tonight the gamecocks play texas A&M ..6pm- / The debut of the SEC Network’s traveling pre-game show, “SEC Nation,” will take place at Gamecock Park beginning at 4 p.m.
a producer for the BET network ...was suspended after after an on-air remark about 2-year-old Blue Ivy's hair.
/ the joke about ...Beyonce and Jay-Z's daughter ....aired Monday ...on the network's ...music video ....countdown show, ``106 & Park.''-- the segment was about ... Blue Ivy's hypothetical thoughts .......during Sunday's MTV Video Music Awards,..where she is thinking -
: ``I really did wake up like this, because my parents never comb my hair.''/ the producer was suspended /BET's president of music programming ..., publicly apologized on Twitter.
Nashville-based Captain D's hopes to test the waters in Spartanburg County.
Riding a swell of record-breaking growth in 2013, the fast-casual seafood chain has announced it is embarking on a new growth strategy to increase the number of franchise and company-owned restaurants across the country.
Michael Arrowsmith, chief development officer for Captain D's, said the strategy will lead to a minimum of 20 new stores in the Upstate, including a handful of locations in Spartanburg
Here's the GROSSEST Ice Bucket Challenge so far. A woman in England wanted to do something unique, and asked her family to use a tanker truck on their farm to spray her down with water. But instead, they pranked her by filling the tank with LIQUID MANURE.
the Para-cycling Road World Championships, start tomoro. with a Parade of Nations and an opening ceremony at the TD Stage at the Peace Center at 6 p.m./ Featureing over 300 athletes from across 40 countries / For a full list of events, times and locations, visit www.greenvillesc2014.com.
Cristobal has strengthened into a hurricane in Atlantic. The storm, now off the Bahamas, is packing winds of 75 mph. Cristobal has been blamed for two deaths. Forecasters say it will curve away from the U.S. East Coast.
The Laurens County Humane Society is working to find homes for more than 120 small dogs that were taken from a home on Townsend Street by Animal Control yesterday
Job Fair for Manufacturing and Warehouse positions. At Contingent Resource Solutions …in Duncan – today from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm.
Bi-Lo is holding a job fair from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the Bi-Lo on Alabama Avenue in Chesnee. In Union, SC Works is also hosting a job fair ..9 a.m. until noon../ for after-school teachers, tutors and bus drivers.
Officials in Napa County, California, estimate that yesterday's earthquake caused $1 billion in damage. The worst happened in downtown Napa. Officials are urging wine country tourists to keep coming to restaurants, tasting rooms and spas that drive the Napa Valley economy.
Amazon is buying video game streaming platform Twitch Interactive for $970 million in cash as it seeks to expand its gaming presence. Twitch had 55 million unique visitors in July, most of whom went to the site to watch other people play games. Amazon's purchase is set to close in the second half of 2014.
President Barack Obama has promised veterans attending an American Legion national convention in Charlotte that he'll do even more to put the VA health care scandal behind the nation. Obama says reforms are being made in Veterans Affairs to end delayed health care for thousands of former service members.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry is kicking off two days of fundraising and other political events in South Carolina for the state's Republican Party starting Wednesday. Perry ran for president in 2012 but dropped out before South Carolina's first-in-the-South primary that year.
Darlington Raceway will return to its traditional Labor Day weekend date next season in one of the few significant changes to NASCAR's 2015 Sprint Cup Series schedule. To get Darlington back to Labor Day weekend after an 11-year absence, Atlanta Motor Speedway gave up the date.
Columbia's police chief says a drug analyst for the department has resigned amid questions about some of the work she performed for the agency. Chief William Holbrook says Brenda Frazier submitted her resignation after an audit found inconsistencies in her work.
The National Park Service is seeking public input on ways to take control of a growing population of non-native wild hogs in Congaree National Park south of Columbia. Officials say their current measures to curb the population aren't working and they are seeking alternative proposals before a Sept. 30 deadline.
The History channel show "American Pickers" is heading to South Carolina and the pickers are looking to buy some unique antiques and other items for the show.// I have the list of items on my Heidi blog on b937.com
If you have an antique collection, lots of old junk stored away, or if you know someone who does, your stuff could be featured on the show. Below is a list of items the pickers are searching for: · -Motor scooters: Vespa, Lambretta, Cushman · -Old advertising signage · -Motorcycles · -Bicycles: Pre 60's to turn of the century · -Old toys: tin, wind-up, cast iron · -Pre 50's vending machines · -Pinball and slot machines · -Old Movie Posters · -Unusual radios: transistor, tabletop, etc. · -Antique casino/gaming machines · -Vintage movie memorabilia · -Vintage advertising Items · -Taxidermy · -Vintage concert posters & T-shirts · -Early Boy Scout items · -Pre 60's vintage diner collectibles · -Pre 60's TV merchandise · -Pre 50's western/equestrian Gear · -Classic motorcycle memorabilia · -Sports memorabilia · -Casino tables · -Houdini items · -Old rodeo items · -Airline collectibles: Pan-Am, TWA, Etc. · -Late 70's & earlier military items · -Extraordinary mobster memorabilia · -Vintage police officer collectibles · -Firefighter collectibles · -Pre 40's telephones · -Folk art · -Vintage BB guns/cap guns · -Early Halloween items · -Pre 40's Christmas items · -Hawaiiana/Tiki Collectibles · -Vintage sports collectibles · -Vintage election memorabilia · -Musical instruments · -Civil War antiques · -Vintage gas pumps · -Pre 70's old neon signs · -Strange woodcarvings · -Vintage collegiate collectibles If you have any of these items, the producers ask you to call and leave a message at 1-855-OLD-RUST.
This video is exactly why every public pool has "no running" signs. Watch a guy attempt to run and jump into a pool, but slip on the way and scrape half his body off on the side of it. Side note: this guy's friends are TOTAL jerks because you can hear them laughing before they even ask if he's' okay.
More than 1,000 people attended the Freedom Barbecue in Anderson ..last night… organized by Rep…. Jeff Duncan - featuring - U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, ..R-FL a potential presidential candidate/ hecklers attempted to stop yesterdays..event that has – become a a go-to stop for potential Republican presidential contenders.
Check your tickets..Someone bought a Palmetto Cash 5 ticket –at the Pavan Food Store in Mauldin…that’s worth $100k. in last Fridays drawing..
Greenville will host the para-cycling world championships over labor day weekend 2014. / more than 450 athletes.. from 45 countries will compete in the 5 day event,
The Gamecocks host Texas A&M at 6 p.m. on Thursday, , in the first contest to be televised on the SEC Network.
Last nights - Emmy awards winners include: "Breaking Bad" for best drama; / StarBryan Cranston won the lead actor Emmy
"Modern Family" won best comedy series/ Fargo" won two Emmys, including an award for outstanding miniseries
"American Horror Story," "Sherlock" take home multiple awards
Leaders in Charleston are scheduled to provide an update on the progress of a new Fisher House in the city. Officials on Tuesday will discuss the progress of the Fisher House being planned for Charleston to serve the families of veterans from Georgia and South Carolina who get treatment at Charlestons VA Medical Center.
A spartnabg county man has been sentenced to 40 years in prison after admitting he fatally beat an acquaintance with a brick while robbing him. Prosecutors say Wade Shippy of Pacolet pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter and armed robbery in the November 2012 death of 18-year-old Antwan Bailey.
South Carolina football will host the Georgia Bulldogs on Saturday, September 13 at 3:30 p.m. on CBS, the television network announced. The game will be South Carolina's third contest of the season and the second SEC outing.
CBS Sports announced other SEC game times including November 1 Florida vs. Georgia at 3:30 p.m. and Arkansas at Missouri November 28 at 2:30 p.m.
The network will air SEC doubleheaders on October 11 and November 8, and the SEC Championship game on December 6 at 4 p.m.
Once upon a time, there was always room for Jello: Today -- not so much. Sales have tumbled 19 percent in the past four years, with alternatives such as Greek yogurt surging in popularity. Kraft has vowed to boost Jell-O's jiggle
This might be the funniest "Ice Bucket Challenge" injury we've seen so far. A girl in Ireland tried to run away before hers was over. And she couldn't really see, because she was wearing swimming goggles so she ran face-first into a POLE
In Spartanburg, Bi-Lo is holding a job fair from 11 a.m until 7 pm. for a variety of part-time position/ The fair will take place at the Bi-Lo on North Town Drive
Work Smart staffing is looking to fill about 35 call center positions./ The job fair will take place from 9:30 am.m until 11:30 a.m. at the Goodwill on Haywood Rd. in Greenville.
a 6.0-magnitude earthquake ..The strongest quake to hit the Bay Area in 25 years… injured dozens of people, and damaged buildings in historic Napa , /No one was killed in the …early Sunday morning, though more than 100 people were injured.
The Main Street Resurfacing Project is underway in downtown greenville. Crews begin blocking off parking spaces at 8 p.m. each day. Until 7 a.m.. / work Sept 1-5 is from Coffee Street to McBee Avenue
at the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards/ highlites include … an apparent wardrobe malfunction for nikki Minaj threatened to expose her upper front/ . the beyonce family hug…. Miley Cyrus used her best video award to send a message about homeless youth/
Beyonce accepted the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard award, the VMA's version of a lifetime achievement award,
Greenville County deputies are doing an internal review of the arrest of a man at a Greenville Wal-Mart that was captured on video. Several videos posted to the Internet appear to show officers punching the man several times after he was shocked with a Taser on Saturday afternoon.
air travel over the Labor Day weekend is expected to be up a bit- over the same holiday last year. /
its predicted that 14 million people would fly within the U.S. in the seven days ending Sept. 2, the day after Labor Day.
AAA forecasts that 35 million Americans ..will travel at least 50 miles from home ..by car or plane… over a 5-day period… ending on Labor Day.
When voters go to the polls in November, they'll decide whether North Carolina will join 49 other states in giving criminal defendants another option to a jury trial. If approved, the proposed constitutional amendment would allow people charged with a felony to decide if they want a judge or a jury to hear their case.
Law enforcement officials in six states launched their 23rd annual ``Hands Across the Border'' campaign aimed at catching motorists driving under the influence. Yesterday was the official start of the six-day campaign, which includes law enforcement agencies in Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina and Florida.
A new identity theft unit in South Carolina has taken over 3,000 calls from concerned people since it was formed 10 months ago. The Department of Consumer Affairs created the unit because of the number of calls it received after hackers stole personal information about millions of South Carolina taxpayers.
Fire and hazardous materials crews are on the scene of a fuel spill at the Exxon station …off Highway 29 at Braezeale Road, north of the Anderson Jockey Lot/ . someone was pumping gas, when the hose broke dumping more than 100 gallons of diesel fuel on the area
The strongest quake to hit the Bay Area in 25 years injured dozens of people, and building facades in historic Napa , in northern calif..crumbled/No one was killed in the 6.0-magnitude earthquake …early Sunday morning, though more than 100 people were injured.