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9 Reasons Not to Visit or Move to Greenville, South Carolina in 2015

John Malik | Posted 03.07.2015 | Travel
John Malik

I'm sure you've seen the news and read the headlines. Seems like every time I get online, some travel or food writer is gushing over my adopted town of Greenville, South Carolina. Frankly, all this attention is starting to pile up into one enormous publicity jam.

North Carolina Man To Adjust To Life Outside Prison After 30 Years

AP | MICHAEL BIESECKER | Posted 09.04.2014 | Crime

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — After walking out of prison for the first time in three decades, former death row inmate Henry McCollum tried to climb into his...

A Tale of Two BBQs

John Malik | Posted 09.16.2014 | Taste
John Malik

Competition BBQ has grown exponentially in the last ten years and that means bigger purses, more attention, and more competitors. But this sort of event isn't for the faint of heart -- or wallet,

'At This Performance': An Interview With Eric Ruiz Of 'Phantom Of The Opera'

John Malik | Posted 05.28.2014 | Entertainment
John Malik

When he recounts his journey from a theater-smitten teenager to the Peace Center, it's understandable why he would need a tissue.

David Lohr

Fear Grows As Missing Woman's Car Found By Home | David Lohr | Posted 09.16.2013 | Crime

A search is under way today for a missing South Carolina woman after she failed to show up for work and her car was found abandoned near her home. ...

On the Trail of Annie Oakley

Susan Dormady Eisenberg | Posted 07.08.2013 | Travel
Susan Dormady Eisenberg

Want to meet the flesh-and-blood Annie Oakley? Summer is the ideal time to visit her hometown of Greenville, Ohio, and her many rural haunts in Darke County. You'll catch a glimpse of who she was and see the verdant farmland and forests that nourished her spirit.

David Lohr

Texas Authorities Offer Reward For Tips In Teen's Slaying | David Lohr | Posted 01.24.2013 | Crime

Authorities are hoping a reward offer will bring new leads in the case of a 16-year-old girl who was murdered, placed in a trunk and dumped along a re...

David Lohr

Amber Rae Melton Missing Since Tuesday | David Lohr | Posted 01.24.2013 | Crime

Texas authorities are trying to locate a teenager who has been missing for two days. According to the Greenville Police Department, Amber Rae Melto...

David Lohr

Texas Teen Was Sexually Assaulted Long Before Homicide, Police Say | David Lohr | Posted 11.09.2012 | Crime

Police trying to solve the murder of a Texas teen have arrested one man and questioned another accused of sexually assaulting the victim, but say they...

David Lohr

Texas Teen’s Heartbroken Family Begs Killer To Come Forward | David Lohr | Posted 11.08.2012 | Crime

The heartbroken family of teenage girl who was murdered, placed in a trunk, and dumped along a remote stretch of Texas highway is making a painful ple...

David Lohr

Grim Find: Body In Trunk Is Missing Teen Girl | David Lohr | Posted 11.07.2012 | Crime

A body found in a trunk along a remote stretch of Texas highway has been positively identified as that of missing Greenville teen Alicia Chanta Moore,...

Rockin' A Hard Place: Where Sugarland, John Mayer and Zac Brown Climbed to Fame

Kristi York Wooten | Posted 01.06.2013 | Books
Kristi York Wooten

John Jeter's memoir, Rockin' A Hard Place: Flats, Sharps And Other Notes From A Misfit Music Club Owner, is an absorbing tale of how to start a business and fail, and win, and succeed, and fail and win again.

David Lohr

Texas Police Search For Schoolgirl Who Vanished After Exiting School Bus | David Lohr | Posted 11.06.2012 | Crime

Police in Texas are concerned for the safety of a Greenville teen who has been missing since last week. The last confirmed sighting of 16-year-old ...

Ohio Absentee Ballot Requests May Have Been Rejected Due To Glitch

The Huffington Post | Daniel Lippman | Posted 10.31.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A number of Ohio voters who asked for absentee ballots may have had their requests incorrectly rejected because of a glitch in Ohio's vo...

David Lohr

11 Years, No Answers For Family Of Missing Texas Teen | David Lohr | Posted 03.27.2014 | Crime

The eleventh anniversary of the disappearance of 14-year-old Sarah Elizabeth Kinslow is a painful reminder for her mother. "It is very difficult n...

South Carolina Same-Sex Couples Plan To Ask For Marriage Licenses Ahead Of GOP Primary

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Six LGBT couples are planning to apply for marriage licenses in South Carolina in an effort to protest the state's ban on same-sex marriage. As the...

SLIDESHOW: Top 10 U.S Cities That Donate The Most

Posted 12.13.2011 | Impact

Local market consumer research firm Scarborough Research released a study this week detailing the most generous cities in America -- and the numbers a...

Police Continue To Search For Gunman Who Shot At Cop

Posted 12.28.2011 | Education

WYFF-4 is reporting that 10 schools in Greenville, South Carolina, are on lockdown or partial lockdown while authorities pursue a man who allegedly sh...

Surprisingly Good Grub... In South Carolina?

Carolyn Scott | Posted 12.03.2011 | Travel
Carolyn Scott

Just a short drive from Asheville and Atlanta, this South Carolina city has plenty of great dining options -- that even thrill vegetarians.

10 Reasons To Visit Greenville, South Carolina

Tanja M. Laden | Posted 09.20.2011 | Travel
Tanja M. Laden

With its colorful population, old-school steakhouses, or indie entertainment venues, there are dozens of reasons to check out Greenville, South Carolina. Here are the top ten.

Jersey City Artist Graham McNamara Talks About His Work, the Studio Tour, and the Business of Art

The Jersey City Independent | The Jersey City Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The Jersey City Artists Studio Tour celebrates its 20th anniversary this weekend, with hundreds of artists exhibiting work in more than 90 locations i...

Kemet to expand SC operations, add 113 jobs

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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GREENVILLE, S.C. — Electronic capacitor manufacturer Kemet Corp. says it will expand operations in South Carolina, creating 113 new jobs.

The state Department of Commerce said Monday the company's expansion in Greenville County will include a new product line to make parts for electric drive vehicles and alternative energy markets. The jobs will be created within the next three years.

Kemet CEO Per-Olof Loof says the investment will allow the company to meet growing demand from U.S customers, particularly in the electric drive vehicle industry.

The company expects the facility to be completed in the next nine months.

GOP Candidate Raffles Off AK-47 At Rally In S.C.

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

GREENVILLE, S.C. — A candidate to be South Carolina's next National Guard leader skipped the fiery speeches for firepower, launching his campaig...

Artist Mark Welsh Unveils Jersey City Icons

The Jersey City Independent | The Jersey City Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Mark Welsh, a 36-year-old artist who lives in the Heights, released eight striking icons this week tied to specific neighborhood problems in Jersey C...