Local News

85-385 Gateway Project
SCDOT
Ken Pauli
August 15, 2018 - 4:10 pm
Here are the expected Road closures and detours for the 85/385 Gateway Project construction for tonight and tomorrow morning, August 14 & 15 (Weather Permitting.) 85 Northbound right lane closed, shifting to a double closure (leaving one thru lane) from mile marker 52 to 54. Single closure...
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South Carolina Radio Network
August 15, 2018 - 2:50 pm
An Horry County state senator is recovering just days after he was removed from a medically-induced coma. State Sen. Greg Hembree, R-Horry, no longer has the aftereffects from an aneurysm he suffered last month, his daughter told the Myrtle Beach Sun News. However, doctors placed him on a...
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Star EV electric vehicle
courtesy City of Greer
Ken Pauli
August 15, 2018 - 2:47 pm
The City of Greer will follow the City of Greenville and add electric vehicles to the streets downtown. The new service, which will hopefully start around Christmas, is designed to help give people better access to businesses during Greer’s upcoming streetscape construction. Three electric vehicles...
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South Carolina Radio Network
August 15, 2018 - 12:04 pm
Governor Henry McMaster and his running mate Pamela Evette accompanied state Republican Party Chairman Drew McKissick as he presented the party’s certified candidates to the South Carolina Election Commission Wednesday. This is the first election in which the governor and lieutenant run on the same...
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Seth Stokes
August 15, 2018 - 11:28 am
Wednesday morning, Ingles opened up their new store in Powdersville. Built alongside the existing location, this store is the first of it's kind in the Upstate. It boasts a Starbucks, expanded cafe area, in-house sushi chef and so much more. I was given a tour of the store and I can say first hand...
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South Carolina Radio Network
August 15, 2018 - 11:13 am
The Medical University of South Carolina is the top-ranked hospital in South Carolina for the fourth consecutive year, according to the latest scores by U.S. News & World Report. The report evaluates 4,500 hospitals across the country and examines two dozen specialty areas. MUSC ranked among...
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Seth Stokes
August 15, 2018 - 11:03 am
GREENVILLE, S.C. — The Duke Energy Foundation recently awarded nearly $300,000 in grants to 11 South Carolina organizations that impact communities served by Duke Energy through nonprofit capacity-building efforts, expanding access to arts and culture, and other strategic community initiatives. “...
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Patrick Gentry
August 15, 2018 - 10:59 am
State officials say South Carolina ended the latest budget year with a surplus of $177 million. South Carolina Comptroller General Richard Eckstrom said in a news release Tuesday that the state took in $542 million more last year than the previous year. Eckstrom provided the calculations based on...
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Patrick Gentry
August 15, 2018 - 10:50 am
A man has died after he fell from a ladder at a construction site in South Carolina. The Greenville County Coroner's office said in a news release that 39-year-old Denis V. Popa of Anderson died about an hour after he fell around 8:30 a.m. Tuesday from a construction site in Taylors. Deputy Coroner...
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Patrick Gentry
August 15, 2018 - 10:44 am
Greenville County Schools Superintendent Dr. Burke Royster announced the selection of Shelley Smith, a social studies teacher at Travelers Rest High, the 2018-19 Greenville County Teacher of the Year. Also announced were first runner-up Rick Schwartz, Introduction to Manufacturing Teacher at Greer...
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