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  • New E-Cigarette Regs Won't Change Much At Local Shops

    New E-Cigarette Regs Won't Change Much At Local Shops

    Thursday, April 24 2014 8:40 PM EDT2014-04-25 00:40:48 GMT
    E-cigarette tube and liquidE-cigarette tube and liquid
    The Food and Drug Administration's proposal for e-cigarette industry regulation comes at a time when upstate SC "vapor" shops are growing.
    The Food and Drug Administration's proposal for e-cigarette industry regulation comes at a time when upstate SC "vapor" shops are growing.
  • Greenville Co. Schools Bus Drivers Could Get a Raise

    Greenville Co. Schools Bus Drivers Could Get a Raise

    Thursday, April 24 2014 7:27 PM EDT2014-04-24 23:27:33 GMT
    The proposal during a recent budget workshop is meant to help alleviate school bus delays caused by an unprecedented driver shortage.The proposal during a recent budget workshop is meant to help alleviate school bus delays caused by an unprecedented driver shortage.
    Greenville County Schools Superintendent Burke Royster wants to give school bus drivers a pay boost.
    Greenville County Schools Superintendent Burke Royster wants to give school bus drivers a pay boost.
  • Flow Of Filth: Investigation Shows What's Really In Your Creek

    Flow Of Filth: Investigation Shows What's Really In Your Creek

    Thursday, April 24 2014 5:55 PM EDT2014-04-24 21:55:16 GMT
    7 On Your Side analyzed hundreds of federal records and dug through dozens of state documents to find a long history of violations by several Upstate wastewater treatment facilities.
    7 On Your Side analyzed hundreds of federal records and dug through dozens of state documents to find a long history of violations by several Upstate wastewater treatment facilities.
  • UC Synergetic Bringing 130 Jobs To Fort Mill

    UC Synergetic Bringing 130 Jobs To Fort Mill

    Thursday, April 24 2014 10:31 AM EDT2014-04-24 14:31:13 GMT
    UC Synergetic made a 10- year commitment to Fort Mill to put the headquarters in South Carolina.UC Synergetic made a 10- year commitment to Fort Mill to put the headquarters in South Carolina.
    UC Synergetic plans to move it's corporate headquarters to Fort Mill and bring 130 jobs to York County. The engineering and technical services company - which supports power and communications utilities - will invest $2.2 million for the office on North White Street
    UC Synergetic plans to move it's corporate headquarters to Fort Mill and bring 130 jobs to York County. The engineering and technical services company - which supports power and communications utilities - will invest $2.2 million for the office on North White Street
  • Baby Video Monitor Batteries Recall

    Baby Video Monitor Batteries Recall

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 8:54 PM EDT2014-04-24 00:54:58 GMT
    Batteries In Baby Video Monitors RecalledBatteries In Baby Video Monitors Recalled
    Summer Infant is recalling about 800,000 rechargeable batteries used in baby video monitors because of a burn hazard. The Woonsocket, R.I.-based manufacturer has received 22 reports of overheated and ruptured batteries, including incidents of smoke and minor property damage.
    Summer Infant is recalling about 800,000 rechargeable batteries used in baby video monitors because of a burn hazard. The Woonsocket, R.I.-based manufacturer has received 22 reports of overheated and ruptured batteries, including incidents of smoke and minor property damage.
  • Used Cars: When Is The Best Time To Buy

    Used Cars: When Is The Best Time To Buy

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 1:57 PM EDT2014-04-23 17:57:10 GMT
    Wait A Few Months To Get The Best Deals On Used CarsWait A Few Months To Get The Best Deals On Used Cars
    Wait a few months and you could save you hundreds, even thousands on a used car.
    Wait a few months and you could save you hundreds, even thousands on a used car.
  • Customers Paying More for Coffee

    Customers Paying More for Coffee

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 12:09 PM EDT2014-04-23 16:09:51 GMT
    Drought conditions in Brazil have hurt the coffee crop. That means you may soon be paying more for your morning cup of Joe.
    Drought conditions in Brazil have hurt the coffee crop. That means you may soon be paying more for your morning cup of Joe.
  • Clemson Researchers Develop Robot to Protect Students from School Shooters

    Clemson Researchers Develop Robot to Protect Students from School Shooters

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 12:38 PM EDT2014-04-22 16:38:31 GMT
    Boo B. TrapBoo B. Trap
    Researchers at Clemson University are developing new technology that could keep students safe from school shooters.
    Researchers at Clemson University are developing new technology that could keep students safe from school shooters.
  • Top Consumer Complaints In SC

    Top Consumer Complaints In SC

    Monday, April 21 2014 6:41 PM EDT2014-04-21 22:41:54 GMT
    The South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs has received more than 1,100 complaints since launching a new and improve online complaint database in January. The top complaints so far in 2014 include issues with cars, cable/cell phone companies and debt collectors.
    The South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs has received more than 1,100 complaints since launching a new and improve online complaint database in January. The top complaints so far in 2014 include issues with cars, cable/cell phone companies and debt collectors.
  • ZF Job Fair HTI Employment Solutions

    ZF Job Fair HTI Employment Solutions

    Monday, April 21 2014 5:00 PM EDT2014-04-21 21:00:43 GMT
    ZF Transmissions is holding a job fair to fill immediate openings.ZF Transmissions is holding a job fair to fill immediate openings.
    ZF Transmissions in Gray Court, in conjunction with HTI Employment Solutions, will be hosting a job fair at Brookwood Church in Simpsonville to fill immediate openings.
    ZF Transmissions in Gray Court, in conjunction with HTI Employment Solutions, will be hosting a job fair at Brookwood Church in Simpsonville to fill immediate openings.
  • Your Rights In Car Repossessions

    Your Rights In Car Repossessions

    Friday, April 18 2014 5:30 PM EDT2014-04-18 21:30:11 GMT
    Do you know South Carolina's laws on auto repossession? Consumer Affairs says it's one of the most popular complaints it gets. The problem is, many people don't know their rights or they get in over their head with a lender.
    Do you know South Carolina's laws on auto repossession? Consumer Affairs says it's one of the most popular complaints it gets. The problem is, many people don't know their rights or they get in over their head with a lender.
  • Highway Patrol Recruiting New Troopers in NC, SC

    Highway Patrol Recruiting New Troopers in NC, SC

    Thursday, April 17 2014 6:32 PM EDT2014-04-17 22:32:46 GMT
    North Carolina Highway Patrol is short roughly 200 troopers statewide.North Carolina Highway Patrol is short roughly 200 troopers statewide.

    The Highway Patrol in North Carolina and South Carolina are actively looking for recruits.

    The Highway Patrol in North Carolina and South Carolina are actively looking for recruits.

  • Ice Cream Trucks Raise Questions About Food Stamp Use

    Ice Cream Trucks Raise Questions About Food Stamp Use

    Thursday, April 17 2014 3:20 PM EDT2014-04-17 19:20:11 GMT
    After getting "constituent complaints" an Upstate Congressman asks the state to investigate use of food stamps by a local business.After getting "constituent complaints" an Upstate Congressman asks the state to investigate use of food stamps by a local business.
    An fleet of ice cream trucks sells frozen treats for food stamps.  Some neighbors question whether that's legal.  7 On Your Side checked with state and federal regulators.
    An fleet of ice cream trucks sells frozen treats for food stamps.  Some neighbors question whether that's legal.  7 On Your Side checked with state and federal regulators.
  • SC Gas Prices Up; Still Cheaper Than Last Easter

    SC Gas Prices Up; Still Cheaper Than Last Easter

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 12:03 PM EDT2014-04-16 16:03:29 GMT
    South Carolina drivers have seen a steady increase in gas prices in recent months, but motorists taking to the road this weekend will still find it a bit cheaper to drive than a year ago.
    South Carolina drivers have seen a steady increase in gas prices in recent months, but motorists taking to the road this weekend will still find it a bit cheaper to drive than a year ago.
  • Some Upstate Schools Will See Increase In Police Presence

    Some Upstate Schools Will See Increase In Police Presence

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 6:49 PM EDT2014-04-15 22:49:51 GMT
    Law enforcement increasing presence at area schoolsLaw enforcement increasing presence at area schools
    The Oconee County Sheriff's Office is taking two bold steps to increase its presence and prevent dangerous situations on school campuses.
    The Oconee County Sheriff's Office is taking two bold steps to increase its presence and prevent dangerous situations on school campuses.

  • KFC Debuts Chicken Drumstick Corsage

    KFC Debuts Chicken Drumstick Corsage

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 1:14 PM EDT2014-04-15 17:14:26 GMT
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    Just in time for prom season, KFC has come out with a chicken corsage.
    Just in time for prom season, KFC has come out with a chicken corsage.
  • Tax Day Freebies

    Tax Day Freebies

    Monday, April 14 2014 3:18 PM EDT2014-04-14 19:18:32 GMT
    To help ease the pain of the end of tax season for most people, some companies are offering some sweet deals.
    To help ease the pain of the end of tax season for most people, some companies are offering some sweet deals.
  • DHEC Wants Public's Help Tracking West Nile In SC

    DHEC Wants Public's Help Tracking West Nile In SC

    Monday, April 14 2014 12:39 PM EDT2014-04-14 16:39:06 GMT
    Public health officials are seeing the public's help in tracking the arrival of the West Nile virus in South Carolina.Public health officials are seeing the public's help in tracking the arrival of the West Nile virus in South Carolina.
    The Department of Health and Environmental Control says people can give the agency dead birds like blue jays, crows and finches for testing.
    The Department of Health and Environmental Control says people can give the agency dead birds like blue jays, crows and finches for testing.
  • Chances Of Getting Audited By IRS Lowest In Years

    Chances Of Getting Audited By IRS Lowest In Years

    Monday, April 14 2014 12:21 PM EDT2014-04-14 16:21:25 GMT
    As millions of Americans race to meet Tuesday's tax deadline, their chances of getting audited are lower than they've been in years. Budget cuts and new responsibilities are straining the Internal Revenue Service's ability to police tax returns.
    As millions of Americans race to meet Tuesday's tax deadline, their chances of getting audited are lower than they've been in years. Budget cuts and new responsibilities are straining the Internal Revenue Service's ability to police tax returns.
  • Turbo Tax Filers in SC May Encounter Delays Because of Potential Error

    Turbo Tax Filers in SC May Encounter Delays Because of Potential Error

    Friday, April 11 2014 1:28 PM EDT2014-04-11 17:28:23 GMT
    You can curb ID Theft when a document is stolen by following key steps layed out by an FTC Report.You can curb ID Theft when a document is stolen by following key steps layed out by an FTC Report.
    Turbo Tax Filers in SC May Encounter Refund Delays Because of Potential Error
    Turbo Tax Filers in SC May Encounter Refund Delays Because of Potential Error
  • Jostens' Laurens Facility Relocating Production To Mexico

    Jostens' Laurens Facility Relocating Production To Mexico

    Thursday, April 10 2014 1:33 PM EDT2014-04-10 17:33:34 GMT
    Sixty-seven jobs will be lost in the move by the end of September, according to our coverage partners at GSA Business.
    Sixty-seven jobs will be lost in the move by the end of September, according to our coverage partners at GSA Business.
  • Volkswagen Tells Dealers To Stop Selling Some Cars

    Volkswagen Tells Dealers To Stop Selling Some Cars

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 3:33 PM EDT2014-04-09 19:33:57 GMT
    Volkswagen is telling U.S. dealers to stop selling its 2014 Jetta, Passat, Beetle and Beetle until transmission fluid leaks can be fixed.
    Volkswagen is telling U.S. dealers to stop selling its 2014 Jetta, Passat, Beetle and Beetle until transmission fluid leaks can be fixed.
  • ID Theft: Steps You Should Take If Your Personal Documents Have Gone Missing

    ID Theft: Steps You Should Take If Your Personal Documents Have Gone Missing

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 1:27 PM EDT2014-04-09 17:27:19 GMT
    You can curb ID Theft when a document is stolen by following key steps layed out by an FTC Report.You can curb ID Theft when a document is stolen by following key steps layed out by an FTC Report.
    You can curb ID Theft when a document is stolen by following key steps layed out by an FTC Report.
    You can curb ID Theft when a document is stolen by following key steps layed out by an FTC Report.
  • Upstate Company Plans Underground Injections Near Toxic Plume After Neighbors Sue

    Upstate Company Plans Underground Injections Near Toxic Plume After Neighbors Sue

    Monday, April 7 2014 7:03 PM EDT2014-04-07 23:03:08 GMT
    A company plans "remediation" to handle an underground plume of chemicals that neighbors said made them sick.A company plans "remediation" to handle an underground plume of chemicals that neighbors said made them sick.
    Celanese Corporation took steps to "remediate" an underground plume of chloroform after neighbors filed a class action lawsuit claiming the chemicals made them sick.
    Celanese Corporation took steps to "remediate" an underground plume of chloroform after neighbors filed a class action lawsuit claiming the chemicals made them sick.
  • Best Buys Of April (And When You Should Wait)

    Best Buys Of April (And When You Should Wait)

    Friday, April 4 2014 12:19 PM EDT2014-04-04 16:19:02 GMT
    Best Buys Of AprilBest Buys Of April
    This month you'll find price cuts on some things you may not have expected, from sneakers to vacuums.
    This month you'll find price cuts on some things you may not have expected, from sneakers to vacuums.
  • Generic Drugs On Blockbuster Brand names Could Cut Costs

    Generic Drugs On Blockbuster Brand names Could Cut Costs

    Thursday, April 3 2014 6:09 PM EDT2014-04-03 22:09:48 GMT
    The patents are running out on some popular brand name drugs, and that could improve the health of your wallet.
    The patents are running out on some popular brand name drugs, and that could improve the health of your wallet.
  • Homeowner Seeks Help Getting Cable Line Buried

    Homeowner Seeks Help Getting Cable Line Buried

    Monday, March 31 2014 6:10 PM EDT2014-03-31 22:10:09 GMT
    An exposed cable is causing concern in one Upstate neighborhood. It runs along a street and over several driveways. The homeowner who initially signed up for the service says he's been trying for months to get the line buried.
    An exposed cable is causing concern in one Upstate neighborhood. It runs along a street and over several driveways. The homeowner who initially signed up for the service says he's been trying for months to get the line buried.
  • IRS Scam Phone Call Threatens Taxpayers

    IRS Scam Phone Call Threatens Taxpayers

    Monday, March 31 2014 1:43 PM EDT2014-03-31 17:43:33 GMT
    IRS Scam Call Hits UpstateIRS Scam Call Hits Upstate
    The IRS warns, bogus phone calls are tricking people into giving up private information or paying taxes they don't owe.
    The IRS warns, bogus phone calls are tricking people into giving up private information or paying taxes they don't owe.
  • Millions of Vehicles Recalled, What You Need To Know

    Millions of Vehicles Recalled, What You Need To Know

    Monday, March 31 2014 12:29 PM EDT2014-03-31 16:29:46 GMT
    A recall sticker will be placed on the outside of your envelope to alert you of the defect.A recall sticker will be placed on the outside of your envelope to alert you of the defect.
    Millions of vehicles have been recalled from manufacturers GM and Nissan. Now you need to be on the alert for a recall notice for what to fix on your vehicle.
    Millions of vehicles have been recalled from manufacturers GM and Nissan. Now you need to be on the alert for a recall notice for what to fix on your vehicle.
  • New Scam Targets Renters With Threat Of Arrest

    New Scam Targets Renters With Threat Of Arrest

    Friday, March 28 2014 12:51 PM EDT2014-03-28 16:51:46 GMT
    Scam Targets Renters Claiming They Owe MoneyScam Targets Renters Claiming They Owe Money
    A new scam is targeting renters, claiming they will be arrested if they don't pay up.
    A new scam is targeting renters, claiming they will be arrested if they don't pay up.
  • Options For Handling Student Loan Debt

    Options For Handling Student Loan Debt

    Thursday, March 6 2014 6:34 PM EST2014-03-06 23:34:40 GMT
    For many of us, getting a college degree comes with a lot of debt. One Upstate man says he's struggling to get his student loan debt back on track after falling into financial trouble.
    For many of us, getting a college degree comes with a lot of debt. One Upstate man says he's struggling to get his student loan debt back on track after falling into financial trouble.
  • Hundreds Of Corrections Officer Jobs Available Across SC

    Hundreds Of Corrections Officer Jobs Available Across SC

    Thursday, January 30 2014 5:09 PM EST2014-01-30 22:09:48 GMT
    Tyger River Correctional hiring for 100 positions.Tyger River Correctional hiring for 100 positions.
    The Tyger River Correctional Facility held a recruitment event at SC Works in Spartanburg Thursday.
    The Tyger River Correctional Facility held a recruitment event at SC Works in Spartanburg Thursday.
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