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Experimental Plane Crashes in Oconee County

According to the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office, at approximately 5:45 pm this afternoon, the Oconee 911 center received several calls reporting seeing a small plane fall from the sky near Lake Keowee near West Union. Responders found the pilot along...


Is there a blogger inside of you?

Laura Haight is the president of Portfolio, a communications company that helps small business make the most of the fusion of emerging technology and communication.  See Laura’s recent column in the Upstate Business Journal. Laura visited with Week N...


The Children’s Museum of the Upstate : Innoskate 2015

INNOSKATE 2015 at The Children’s Museum of the Upstate August 8, 2015 ENJOY FREE MUSEUM ADMISSION! All ages can learn from professional athletes & amateur skaters: Skate Clinics & Skateboarding...


Stand With Israel Tour

  Join Mike Gallagher and Joey Hudson for this unforgettable and timely expedition to the Land of Israel. The Stand with Israel Tour is an inspiring and educational 10 day journey that will offer you firsthand insight into Israel’s fascinating past,...

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Boy Scouts Approve End to Gay Leaders Today

Boy Scouts of America’s National Executive Board voted to end the ban on gay leaders today. The visuals below show an extensive overview of the non-profit as well as a profile of former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates, the current President of...

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Deputies: Parents charged with abusing 3-month-old, leaving children alone

The parents of a 3-month-old are accused of abusing the child and leaving other children home alone for lengthy periods with little or no food, according to Detective Paul Alkire of the McDowell County Sheriff’s...

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Drop the coins, pick up phone for paying meter

Drivers in Columbia only need a smartphone when it comes to paying for a parking spot as of...

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After numerous shark attacks, now an alligator shows up on SC beach

It’s been a summer with an unusual number of shark bites along the Carolina coast, but beach goers had a different kind of toothy carnivore to worry about over the...

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Pastors request ‘Preacher Pimp’ painting be removed

A panting titled “The Preacher Pimp” on display in a museum is drawing protests from some religious leaders. ...

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ACSO: Man intentionally hits woman with car

Anderson County deputies say a man intentionally hit a woman with a car and then left the scene Sunday night....

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National News

Suspect in blast near NAACP office pleads guilty to arson

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A man accused of setting off a small explosion near the NAACP office in Colorado Springs pleaded guilty Monday to arson and other charges under a plea deal with prosecutors. Thaddeus Murphy, 44, appeared in federal court in...

Man pleads guilty to killing 10-year-old son found in river

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota father charged with killing his 10-year-old son and throwing the boy in the river has been sentenced to 40 years in prison. Pierre Collins long denied any involvement in the death of his son, Barway. But he admitted Monday to...

Indiana medical software company hack affected 3.9M people

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — An Indiana medical software company has reported the private information of 3.9 million people nationwide was exposed when its networks were hacked earlier this year. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services said Monday that...

Jury in Colorado theater shooting declines to rule out death penalty as sentencing advances

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Jury in Colorado theater shooting declines to rule out death penalty as sentencing advances...

This NOAA satellite image taken Monday, Aug. 3, 2015, at 01:00 AM EDT shows a trough over Northern California into the central Rockies. This is producing areas of showers and thunderstorms. Towards Texas is an area of low pressure producing an area of thunderstorms over the Panhandle. Just east of Hawaii is Hurricane Guillermo. The storm is moving to the Northwest and is expected to affect Hawaii within the next couple of days. (NOAA/Weather Underground via AP)

Guillermo downgraded to tropical storm as it heads to Hawaii

HONOLULU (AP) — Hurricane Guillermo was downgraded to a tropical storm as it continued its course toward the Hawaiian Islands. According to the Central Pacific Hurricane Center in Honolulu, Guillermo was about 620 miles away from Hilo, Hawaii, on Monday...

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Trump is exactly what GOP debate needs

“Donald Trump is the only candidate of either party, indeed of the last many elections, about whom it is almost certain that there will be Broadway musical.” With that line about a projected future production of “Trump!” I got on air...

A Lion’s Share of Misplaced Outrage

By Brian Fahy & Garrett Fahy Cecil the Lion is killed by an American dentist on safari and much of America – including Jimmy Kimmel and others whose thinking goes no deeper than a Facebook post – is up in arms (no pun intended) about it. Meanwhile,...

The Left’s Contempt for America: Left-Right Differences, Part VI

This past week, one of the greatest differences between the Left and Right — both around the world and in America — once again came to light: how each views America. Every year for the past 67 years, the Jefferson-Jackson Dinner has been the major...

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