Democratic S.C. Rep. James Smith may have put his spot on the November ballot for governor in jeopardy by trying to win the nominations of 3 small parties. What did the state Election Commission say Wednesday?
Venues & restaurants in Charlotte NC have stopped using plastic drinking, straws, citing environmental concerns. Blumenthal Performing Arts will switch to paper straws and start using cups that can be recycled or composted.
Charlotte native Alex Adelman heads a team that’s days away from rolling out its latest project: An application that rewards online shoppers with bitcoin, the digital currency that is exchanged without banks or central authority.
A Rock Hill, South Carolina, man is charged with trafficking ecstasy and other charges after he was pulled over in a traffic stop Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. Ecstasy was in a potato chip container, police said.
The U.S. Coast Guard responded to a capsized barge in waters near Surfside Beach, according to a Wednesday press release. The cause is unknown at this time. No pollution has been detected but the coast guard is investigating.
J. Cole is behind Dreamville Festival, a daylong event that will be the first major concert event at Raleigh’s Dorothea Dix Park. Cole is a rapper from Fayetteville who has been hugely successful with five straight No. 1 albums, including this year’s “KOD.”
Denny Curan, 6, was riding his bike in Pullman, Washington, when he was in a fatal bicycle crash. The handlebars of his green bike turned ninety degrees and the metal impaled the boy’s abdomen and killed him.
Seven Stills of San Francisco is complying with the pun-filled cease-and-desist letter sent by burger chain In-N-Out after a mock up something called “In-N-Stout” appeared on the brewery’s social media pages.
The Spencer County Animal Shelter changed its policies after volunteers say the shelter would euthanize kittens in a freezer. It’s unknown how many kittens were frozen at the Indiana facility, police say.
“Crazy Rich Asians,” which arrives in theaters this week, is the first time I’ve seen a movie on the big screen filled with characters who look like me and talk like me. It’s one victory against tokenism.
Edward George Ganster, one of over 300 Catholic clergy cited in a Pennsylvania sex abuse scandal, was given a recommendation by the Diocese of Allentown for a job at Disney World, according to a grand jury.
About 20 people, including at least two women in the St. Louis area, received an email from Mantality Health, based in Chesterfield, Missouri, that said it wouldn’t consider applicants with ‘ghetto’ names. The company says it was hacked.
San Francisco plans a six-person poop patrol to clean up city sidewalks after receiving more than 14,000 complaints of feces since January. But the move sparked mockery and poop emojis aplenty on social media.