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  • Clyburn Compares Trump to Hitler!

    08/16/2017 1:56:29 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 31 replies
    Rush ^ | August 16, 2017 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: Grab sound bite number 29. Yeah, yeah. We’ll get to the early sound bites in the next half hour. This is Jim Clyburn, he is Democrat, South Carolina. He was on Wolf Blitzer’s CNN show this afternoon. He’s African-American, if you didn’t know. Congressman Clyburn is a member of Congressional Black Caucasians too. He’s a big guy in the Democrat Party. Wolf Blitzer said, “What was your reaction, as someone who has worked so hard in this area of civil rights all these years, what is your reaction to Trump in the press conference yesterday?” CLYBURN: We remember from...
  • Trane Expands, Creates 700 New Jobs in Richland County (South Carolina)

    08/10/2017 7:05:40 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 3 replies
    WLTX-TV | August 10, 2017
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  • Warning Shots Precipitate Attacks

    08/06/2017 8:24:24 PM PDT · by marktwain · 41 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 5 August, 2017 | Dean Weingarten
    Antonio Hickerson Warning shots may galvanize an opponent into the action you are attempting to deter. They may attack you. That is what seems to have happened in situations in Indiana and South Carolina.  From in Indiana: “The victim was able to retrieve a handgun that he owned,” Mull said. “He was able to use that handgun to get Mr. Hickerson out of his residence.” The situation didn't end there. The homeowner, who didn’t want to go on camera, told police he fired two warning shots after Hickerson refused to leave. That's when a struggle started as the...
  • Boeing offers more buyouts at North Charleston campus, layoffs could follow

    08/01/2017 8:41:48 PM PDT · by buckalfa · 3 replies
    Post and Courier ^ | July 31, 2017 | David Wren
    Boeing Co. is offering voluntary buyouts to some workers on the flight line at its 787 Dreamliner campus in North Charleston, but the aerospace giant says it's too early to say whether more layoffs are in the offing. Those affected by this latest round of cost-cutting include flight readiness technicians and flight readiness inspectors. The buyout offers represent the first time workers who were eligible to vote for union representation have been asked if they'd like to voluntarily leave the company. Those workers have until Aug. 4 to decide whether to take the buyout offers. "There is still time remaining...
  • The third suspect wanted in the robberies, kidnappings targeted at white students has been arrested

    07/28/2017 8:37:54 AM PDT · by Gamecock · 37 replies
    WIS ^ | 7/28/2017 | Jeremy Turnage
    COLUMBIA, SC Richland County Sheriff's Department says three teens have been arrested in a crime spree that was escalating from a delivery robbery to armed robberies to a near sexual assault. And the victims were targeted because of their race, according to Sheriff Leon Lott. "This was a crime spree. They would not have stopped," Lott said. "They made a statement that they did not like white people and they were only going to rob white people." Lott says the two suspects, 17-year-old Raquan Green and a 15-year-old whose name has not been released, were arrested Wednesday. The third suspect,...
  • 7 plead guilty as part of $5 million Rock Hill food stamp scam

    07/27/2017 5:14:07 PM PDT · by Gamecock · 22 replies
    The Herald ^ | 7/27/17 | Andrew Dys
    YORK, SC Seven Rock Hill women who received food stamps pleaded guilty Thursday to more than $20,000 in food stamp fraud at a Rock Hill store. Three of the store owners now face up to five years in prison for a $5 million food stamp trafficking scheme. All who pleaded guilty Thursday in state court in York have to pay the money back to avoid jail time and probation. The seven who pleaded guilty Thursday are: Kimberly Johnson, 28, $2,195 in fraud; Victoria Sanders, 25, $2,234; Dequitta White, 31, $3,070; Jatonica Williams, 31, $5,238; Brooke Rogers, 27, $2,134; Shanisa Davis,...
  • Rudolph Logistics to open warehouse in Greer, create 150 jobs (South Carolina)

    07/24/2017 3:51:26 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet
    WHNS-TV ^ | July 24, 2017 | Dal Kalsi
    GREER, SC (FOX Carolina) - Rudolph Logistics Group plans, a German-based logistics company, plans to open a warehouse in Spartanburg County and create at least150 new jobs as part of an $18 million capital investment, according to the SC Department of Commerce. According to a news release, Rudolph Logistics Group is a global logistics and supply chain company that develops and provides comprehensive solutions for various industries, with an emphasis on the automotive and transportation sectors. Rudolph will be moving in to a 171,000 square-foot facility in the Caliber North Business Park in Greer. The Greer warehouse will focus on...
  • Lindsey Graham: Vote Me Out If You Oppose Amnesty and Outsourcing

    07/23/2017 10:57:22 AM PDT · by upchuck · 120 replies
    Breitbart ^ | July 21, 2017 | NEIL MUNRO
    South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham is urging South Carolinians to vote against him when they disagree with his support for a national amnesty plus a greater inflow of foreign workers to take Americans’ jobs. “To the people who object to this, I don’t want you to vote for me because I cannot serve you well,” he said in a Capitol Hill press conference July 20. He continued: The key here is to be fair to the 11 million [illegal immigrants], starting with the [2 million younger illegals] ‘Dreamers,’ but convince people we’re going to do what our great friend [President]...
  • AmbioPharm Invests in $18M Expansion (100 jobs in South Carolina)

    07/21/2017 8:50:11 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 1 replies
    Commercial Property Executive ^ | July 21, 2017 | Laura Calugar
    AmbioPharm Inc., a peptide and biopharmaceutical manufacturing company in North Augusta, S.C., plans to expand its existing Aiken County operations. The extension is projected to bring $18 million of new capital investment and lead to the creation of 100 jobs over the next five years. Located at 1024 Dittman Court, AmbioPharm is near Interstate 520. The company will start constructing two additional freestanding buildings, totaling 50,000 square feet, and purchasing additional equipment. The Coordinating Council for Economic Development approved job development credits related to this project. Third SC expansion AmbioPharm started its business in South Carolina 10 years ago by...
  • Graham: McCain 'dying to get back'

    07/19/2017 7:05:19 PM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 42 replies
    The Hill ^ | 07/18/2017 | Rebecca Savransky
    Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) said Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) wants to get back to Washington and is acting like his old self again after surgery. "He sounded like a different person. He clearly was a hurting guy," Graham told CNN. "I think they relieved the pressure, and he sounded like the old John McCain, dying to get back and talking about driving across the country. I said, 'No.' "
  • LIVE NOW: Several people hit by vehicle while attending Columbia (S.C.) funeral service

    07/19/2017 11:45:59 AM PDT · by Gamecock · 20 replies
    WIS-TV ^ | 7/19/2017 | Jason Old
    There's a large emergency presence at a Columbia area cemetery this afternoon. Reports indicate up to nine people have been hit by a car at Greenlawn Memorial Park on Leesburg Road near Interstate 77. According to the general manager of the cemetery, Suzanne Elkins, a car hit people who were attending a funeral service. No other details, including the severity of the victims' injuries, were immediately available.
  • S.C. Ports Authority reports record volume for FY2017

    07/17/2017 11:42:45 AM PDT · by buckalfa · 7 replies
    Upstate Business Journal ^ | July 12, 2017 | Trevor Anderson
    South Carolina’s port traffic reached an all-time high during the 2017 fiscal year. The state Ports Authority (SCPA) on Wednesday reported it moved a record 2.14 million 20-foot equivalent units between July 2016 and June 2017, a 10 percent increase compared with the previous year. SCPA said the volume at its Inland Port in Spartanburg County near Greer finished the year having completed a record 121,761 rail moves, a 33 percent increase compared with fiscal year 2016. “We had a strong fiscal year, reflective of a capable and hardworking SCPA team and entire maritime community,” said Jim Newsome, president and...
  • Ruiz Food Products Expands Florence, South Carolina, Operations Center (705 jobs)

    07/11/2017 3:11:08 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet
    Area Development ^ | July 11, 2017 | Staff
    Ruiz Food Products, Inc., a producer of frozen food and snack products, is expanding its existing operations center in Florence, South Carolina. The $79 million investment is expected to create 705 new jobs over the next several years. El Monterey is the flagship frozen Mexican food brand for Ruiz Foods and the top-selling brand of frozen Mexican food in the United States. Ruiz Foods produces these items at facilities in California, South Carolina and Texas, employing nearly 3,600 team members nationwide. Located at 2557 Florence Harllee Boulevard in Florence, the company will be adding another production line to its South...
  • Foods company building bakery in southern Greenville County (182 jobs in South Carolina)

    07/10/2017 2:00:46 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 8 replies
    The Upstate Business Journal ^ | May 2, 2017 | Rudolph Bell
    A foods company from Illinois, Moore’s Food Resources, announced plans to build a new bakery in southern Greenville County to make beet waffles and muffin loafs. Sheila Moore, the company’s chief executive and owner, said she plans to open the $55 million, 132,230-square-foot bakery next year in the Augusta Grove industrial park along U.S. 25. It will employ 182 people at first and be the company’s headquarters, she said. Moore said she plans to build additional production capacity in three years, expanding the bakery by 50,000 square feet. The 10-year plan is to triple the bakery’s original size to 375,000...
  • Charleston Mayor Tells Al Sharpton Group To Raise Your Damn Kids

    07/09/2017 8:07:27 AM PDT · by Morgana · 11 replies
    The Doctor of Common Sense ^ | July 8, 2015 | E.T. Williams
    Charleston Mayor Tells Al Sharpton Group To Raise Your Damn Kids
  • T-Mobile creating 400 new jobs in N. Charleston with new facility (South Carolina)

    06/28/2017 8:34:05 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 6 replies
    WCSC-TV ^ | June 28, 2017 | Staff
    NORTH CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - A new T-Mobile facility in North Charleston is expected to create 400 new jobs. According to officials, the company is moving its existing customer care center on Daniel Island to a new and larger $16.7 million center in North Charleston. The new facility is expected to be operational during the first quarter of next year and will allow the company to create 400 additional new jobs. Hiring for the new positions is projected to begin in November 2017, and interested applicants should visit the company’s careers page for more information. "T-Mobile expects to move 800...
  • Samsung to create 950 jobs in S. Carolina

    06/28/2017 8:09:38 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 10 replies
    The Asheboro Courier-Tribune ^ | June 28, 2017 | Jeff Wilkinson, The State
    COLUMBIA, S.C. — Samsung will spend $380 million on a facility in South Carolina, creating 950 jobs over the next three years, company officials announced Wednesday. The Japanese company will produce home appliances at a former Caterpillar plant in Newberry County, which is outside the city of Columbia. The facility is expected to be in operation in early 2018. “Samsung’s decision to invest in South Carolina and create nearly 1,000 new jobs here is one that will change the very fabric of the Newberry community,” Gov. Henry McMaster said in a news release. “We are excited to know that Samsung...
  • BMW plans to invest $600M and add 1,000 jobs in Spartanburg County [South Carolina]

    06/26/2017 7:32:57 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet
    The Upstate Business Journal ^ | June 25, 2017 | Trevor Anderson
    BMW Chairman Harald Krueger said Monday during a Start of Communications event for the company’s third generation X3 in Spartanburg County BMW will continue investing in its “people” and “business” in the U.S. German automaker BMW Group on Monday, June 26, said it plans to invest $600 million to expand its Spartanburg County plant and create 1,000 jobs during the next five years. BMW’s Chairman Harald Krueger made the announcement during the company’s Start of Communications event, or unveiling, of its next-generation X3 at BMW Manufacturing Co. near Greer. (VIDEO-AT-LINK) Krueger said the company would invest $200 million solely for...
  • BMW Investing $600 million, 1000 new jobs. (More winning)

    06/26/2017 7:43:56 AM PDT · by neal1960 · 8 replies
    wspa tv ^ | wspa staff
  • Myrtle Beach shooting streamed on Facebook Live (video)

    06/22/2017 12:09:02 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 21 replies
    Dennis Michael Lynch ^ | June 19, 2017 | Tracy Matheson
    Early Sunday, a gunman opened fire during a fight in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, injuring several people in the crowd that had gathered to watch. The incident was streamed on Facebook Live. According to Myrtle Beach Police, officers were dispatched to the area shortly after midnight where a fight had broken out in the midst of a large crowd that had gathered. One of the individuals involved in the altercation drew a gun and fired. An armed security guard intervened and shot the gunman, who carjacked a vehicle and escaped as he sprayed gunfire. Myrtle Beach Police Lt. Joey Crosby...