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Sunoco Gas Station sign
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June 05, 2019 - 3:17 pm
Someone is out to steal your credit card information and this time, it happened at some gas pumps in Greenville. Greenville police say that all of the pumps at the Sunoco gas station at 1601 Augusta Street were shut down after skimming devices were found on the machines. Police were called out...
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May 31, 2019 - 10:55 am
SIMPSONVILLE, SC – LCV Jalisco Inc. – a restaurant based in Simpsonville, South Carolina – has paid $92,670 in back wages to nine employees after an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) found the employer violated the minimum wage, overtime, and recordkeeping...
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Asheville's electric Proterra buses
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May 31, 2019 - 9:41 am
The City of Asheville is rolling out five new all-electric buses starting tomorrow (June 1). The buses were purchased from Proterra, which manufactures the electric mass transit buses here in Greenville. Image: JOSH MORGAN/Staff/imagn The City's Transportation Department (ART) is planning to use...
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May 23, 2019 - 7:16 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. – U.S. Waffle Company today announced plans to launch a new frozen food processing facility in Pickens County. The company’s $22.1 million investment is projected to create approximately 114 new jobs. Founded in 2013 by industry-experienced food production experts, U.S. Waffle...
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Fox Carolina, WHNS-TV logo
May 11, 2019 - 4:00 am
There is a new person at the helm of "Fox Carolina" here in the Upstate. After Les Vann, the previous VP/GM of the TV station retired earlier this year, Meredith Corporation , the owner of WHNS-TV has announced that Charlie Henrich Jr. will be the new Vice President and General Manager of the Fox...
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Saturday Farmers Market
May 03, 2019 - 4:00 am
The popular farmers market in downtown Greenville on Main Street returns starting this weekend, as does the one in Travelers Rest. Greenville city officials and event partners have given the "TD Saturday Market presented by Prisma Health" a new branding and logo, but it's the same great fresh food...
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Hurricane Michael, Mexico Beach FL, Florida Panhandle
Drone aerial by Maureen Kenyon & Ricardo Rolon, USA Today Network
May 01, 2019 - 9:17 am
Duke Energy's Florida subsidiary says that, despite the devastation from Hurricane Michael to the Florida panhandle, Duke Energy Florida (DEF) will not be asking for a rate increase for its customers in the area. If the Florida Public Service Commission approves DEF’s proposal, the company will...
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Patrick Gentry
April 25, 2019 - 11:47 am
The South Carolina Department of Commerce says manufacturing company IPSUM Technologies is set to invest $19.2 million in a new space in Pickens County. The investment announced Wednesday is expected to create about 55 jobs. The state Coordinating Council for Economic Development awarded a $500,000...
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Lockheed Martin
April 23, 2019 - 4:00 am
Lockheed Martin hosts a ceremony today, April 23, about the production of their latest F-16 fighter jet. The company is celebrating completion of their new manufacturing line in southern Greenville County. Production for the latest version of the F-16 Block 70 Flying Falcon was moved from Fort...
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Peaches on display at a grocery store
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April 13, 2019 - 4:00 am
Clemson University is working with money from a government grant to try and grow better tasting, better smelling and more nutritious peaches. In the 2nd year of the three year grant of $150,000, geneticist Ksenija Gasic Image: Clemson University , an Associate Professor of Horticulture specializing...
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