DNR Announces Waterfoul Day

South Carolina’s waterfowl hunters will have an excellent opportunity to introduce the next generation of hunters to the sport of waterfowling this season. Dec. 1 has been designated as State Youth Day in South Carolina. Only hunters 17 years of age or younger may hunt waterfowl (ducks and geese) on this day. The youth(s) must be accompanied by an adult […]

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Governor Pens Letter to IRS

The recent security breach at the South Carolina Department of Revenue has prompted Governor Nikki Haley to pen a letter to the IRS.  In a press conference Wednesday, the Governor released a report by a security company which conducted an investigation into the security breach.  The company’s report indicates the security breaches began as early as August 13, when an […]

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Vernon Willis McAfee, Jr.

Vernon Willis McAfee, Jr. 91, of 1 Coxswain Place, Salem, widower of the late Dorothy Lucille Kerr McAfee, passed away Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at Greenville Memorial Hospital. Born in Chicago, IL and was a WWII veteran and served with the U.S. Army Air Corps as a Pilot and Flight Instructor. funeral service will be held 11 AM, Monday, November […]

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James Lee Marcus

James Lee Marcus, 86, widower of the late Betty Jane Moore Marcus, 160 Marcus Circle, Westminster passed away Wednesday, November 21, 2012 at Greenville Memorial Hospital. A native of Oconee County, and was a veteran of the U.S. Army Air Corps serving during World War II in the Pacific Theatre. A graveside service will be held 2 PM, Sunday, November 25, 2012 […]

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SCDPS: Target 0 for this Weekend

This week marks one of the busiest travel times of the year, and the South Carolina Department of public safety has a lofty goal this year:  Zero traffic fatalities for the holiday weekend.  SCDPS Direct Leroy Smith says the number of highway fatalities was lagging behind until past couple of months.  In November alone, SC had 16 more highway deaths […]

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Nationwide Insurance Breach

Nearly 12,500 South Carolinians are victims of yet another on-line security break.  The SC Department of Insurance has been notified by Nationwide Insurance  that a portion of Nationwide’s computer network was criminally intruded upon by an unidentified perpetrator. Upon discovering the attack, Nationwide  took immediate actions to contain the intrusion.   Nationwide says 12,490 South Carolina members and/or policy holders may […]

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The Shopping-est Time of the Year

The shopping season began earlier than usual this year. Retailers such as Wal-Mart, Kmart, Target & Sears opened their doors last night following the Thanksgiving feast. The early sales were not without incident. Reports from across the upstate indicate heavier than usual traffic and congested areas. A threat at a Greenwood Wal-Mart caused a temporary shutdown of that store. The […]

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