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Anderson University partners with Apple to offer minor in coding

Photo by Anderson University According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, there will be an estimated 1 million more computing jobs than applicants to fill them by 2020. To help fill that need, Anderson University has joined with Apple to launch a minor in coding and app development for all stud


Family of missing Anderson man hopes to recover remains, find closure during search

The family of an Anderson County man missing since August is hoping for closure after a search for his remains on Monday. Michael Thrasher was last seen on Aug. 5 in Honea Path, according to investigators. On Monday, a search team was looking for Thrasher's remains near the Saluda Dam in Pelzer.

FOX CAROLINA - 2018-01-15 22:07:00

MLK Day observed with community service opportunities, special programs across Upstate

Several events will be held across the area Monday in celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, or MLK Day, is observed each year on the third Monday in January to remember the birthday and life of the famous civil rights leader. This year's celebration falls on King's a

FOX CAROLINA - 2018-01-15 14:05:00

Coroner, SCDC launch investigation after death of inmate at Perr - FOX Carolina 21

The Greenville County Coroner's Office says an investigation is underway after the death of an inmate at the Perry Correctional Institution in Pelzer. The coroner identified the deceased as 45-year-old Bennie Ray Brown. According to the coroner's office, Brown went into cardiac arrest while he was

FOX CAROLINA - 2018-01-15 22:52:00

More than 300 volunteers help others on MLK Day of Service

For some, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day was a "day on" rather than a day off. More than 300 volunteers gathered in Spartanburg to complete service projects throughout the county as part of the United Way of the Piedmont's MLK Day of Service. "We are honoring Dr. King's legacy by having people turn w

SPARTANBURG HERALD-JOURNAL - 2018-01-15 19:30:46

Clemson University students serve community to honor Martin Luther King Jr.

PENDLETON - For 51 weeks a year, the task of organizing the furs, hats, shoes, wedding dresses, military uniforms and thousands of other costumes and accessories collected over the last 30 years tends to overwhelm the volunteers at the Clemson Little Theatre. That's why the Martin Luther King Day of

GREENVILLE NEWS - 2018-01-15 18:13:42

It's past time for state leaders to replace aging school buses

When it comes to paying for school buses, state officials have been kicking the can down the road for years. The result, as outlined by Paul Hyde in a special report last week in The Greenville News and Anderson Independent Mail, means an aging bus fleet in dire need of replacement vehicles. It is p


Family court cases in South Carolina being delayed by lack of court reporters

Court hearings across the state are being delayed, sometimes at the last minute, because South Carolina can't hire enough court reporters. "It's the beginning of a disaster for the court system in South Carolina," said Valerie McFarland, president of the South Carolina Court Reporters Association. "


Man, 13-Year-Old Girl, Killed in NYC Apartment Fire: Police

Receive the latest local updates in your inbox A man and his 13-year-old daughter were killed in an apartment fire in the Bronx on Sunday, police said. The fire broke out shortly after noon in a building on Dewey Avenue in the Throgs Neck neighborhood, the NYPD said. The victims, a 62-year-old man

NBC NEW YORK - 2018-01-14 20:24:44

10 workers dead after bridge unexpectedly collapses

BOGOTA, Colombia - Colombian officials say 10 workers died after a bridge they were building outside the nation's capital collapsed. Civil Defense authorities say the laborers were working on drainage along the bridge when the structure fell Monday about 60 miles from Bogota. Nine people were killed

NEW YORK POST - 2018-01-16 05:20:26

Devotees of Martin Luther King Jr. tell people to get involved

Rev. Charles Boyer, speaker at this year's Martin Luther King birthday celebration, talks about the radical nature of Dr. King's teachings. Event held in Paramus. Matt Fagan PARAMUS - Devotees of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at the annual celebration of his birthday Monday night said that tapping int

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2018-01-16 04:51:23

Snow may be heaviest in northern and western most portions of state

NORTH JERSEY - Unlike the most recent winter storms, where the snow totals were heaviest in the southern portions of the state, Tuesday's storm promises to be the heaviest in the northern and western most portions of New Jersey, weather officials said. The National Weather Service late Monday evenin

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2018-01-16 05:08:20

North Jersey students use art to spread the message of MLK Jr.

SADDLE BROOK - Inside the VFW auditorium, Maya Singh used a marker to inscribe a message to a veteran which said: "Thank you very much." It was written in the center of a heart. A few tables next to the 7-year-old Kearny resident, Dede Horowitz, 10, of Fair Lawn put together care packages to be give

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2018-01-16 00:13:05

Englewood church celebrates MLK Day with 48th annual march

ENGLEWOOD - On Martin Luther King Day, on the steps of City Hall, members and friends of the Ebenezer Baptist Church gathered to embark on the 48th annual Martin Luther King march. The march is meant to commemorate the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the legendary civil rights activist who believed

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2018-01-15 20:16:46

Schools sending their champions to The Jersey Journal's 59th Annual Hudson County Spelling Bee

More and more schools from Hudson County have held their spelling bees to decide who will go on to represent them in The Jersey Journal's 59th annual Hudson County Spelling Bee next month. So far, 27 of the 54 schools that have registered to participate have determined their champions. The competiti

NJ.COM - 2018-01-16 13:00:07

Girl's courageous battle with cancer inspires a town's holiday spirit

A little girl who is fighting the battle of her life celebrated the holiday season like never before -- thanks to a dedicated teacher and the generosity of her hometown. 7-year-old Daniela Aucaquizhpi of North Bergen was diagnosed with osteosarcoma, a form of bone cancer that typically affects bones

NJ.COM - 2018-01-15 16:19:01

Submit a Letter to the Editor at West Chester Patch

With the 2017 said and done, how do you feel about the state of your town? What are the most important issues heading into 2018? Patch would love to help you make your voice heard. Here's how to do it. Email your letter to justin.heinze@patch.com with the subject line "Patch Letter to the Editor" fo

PATCH - 2018-01-16 03:57:13

Former West Chester Mayor Jordan Norley looks back on term

WEST CHESTER >> With a twinkle in his eye and a smile on his face, former Mayor Jordan Norley talked about marching in parades. He said the best part of the job during his eight-month term as mayor was high-fiving the kids lined up on sidewalk, along the parade route. "It would make their day," Norl


Coatesville police officer injured breaking up domestic dispute

Coatesville >> A police officer was injured as he tried to break up a domestic dispute between a mother and her son. The assault on the officer took place Jan. 5 at 1:42 p.m. at the unit block of South Sixth Avenue. Officers arrived and came in contact with Zane Miller, 19, and his mother. During th

DAILY LOCAL NEWS - 2018-01-15 05:00:00

Liberty Property Trust Announces Tax Treatment of 2017 Distributions

MALVERN, Pa., Jan. 15, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Liberty Property Trust (NYSE:LPT) announced today the final tax treatment for the 2017 distributions on its common shares. Shareholders are encouraged to consult with their personal tax advisors as to their specific tax treatment of Liberty Property Tr

BENZINGA - 2018-01-16 02:30:00