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2020 Park Hop

Park Hop is a free, summer-long scavenger hunt in parks across the Upstate of South Carolina. This scavenger hunt encourages children and families to discover featured parks throughout the summer while searching for answers to clues within each park. Participants earn prizes like a LiveWell Greenville swag bag, water park passes, and a Park Hop…

All 4 officers in George Floyd case now charged; Chauvin’s charge upgraded to second-degree murder

via foxcarolina.com (CNN) — Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison is increasing charges against former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin to second-degree murder in George Floyd’s killing and also charging the other three officers involved in the incident, according to a tweet from US Sen. Amy Klobuchar. Ellison’s official announcement is expected to Read Full Post

SC black leaders talk LIVE about George Floyd killing, reforms that 'must be implemented'

via wyff.com Advertisement SC black leaders talk about George Floyd killing, reforms that ‘must be implemented’ Share Shares Updated: 2:10 PM EDT Jun 3, 2020 The South Carolina Legislative Black Caucus will hold a news conference Wednesday at 1 p.m. about the killing of George Floyd. Chairman Jerry ….. Read full article

Asheville business owner finds 'angel' who looked after her store during protest

via wyff.com An Asheville business owner hoping to find the man who protected possible looters from her store during protests got her wish. (Watch the meeting above)Hazel Twenty Boutique was vandalized during the protests on Monday. “It feels like an injury. Like a personal attack. I don’t know, it’s hard to put into words,” store…

Asheville City Schools to provide meals for students over the summer

via foxcarolina.com ASHEVILLE, NC (FOX Carolina) During the coronavirus pandemic, many school systems have been finding unique ways to provide meals to their students. Though the school year has come to an end, Asheville City Schools says they’ll be continuing to pass out meals for any of their students under the age Read Full Post

Tropical Storm Cristobal: Latest maps, radar

via wyff.com Learn more at nhc.noaa.gov Tropical Storm Cristobal: Latest maps, radar Cristobal formed as a Tropical Storm on Tuesday June 2, 2020 At 100 PM CDT (1800 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Cristobal was located near latitude 18.4 North, longitude 91.9 West. Cristobal is moving toward the south-southeast near 3 mph (6 km/h),…

Hendersonville Mayor & City Council release statement on George Floyd death, protests

via foxcarolina.com HENDERSONVILLE, NC (FOX Carolina) Protests have been taking place throughout the United States in wake of the death of George Floyd while in the custody of Minneapolis police officers. Several of the rallies have taken place in the Upstate and Western North Carolina – including some in Asheville that have Read Full Post

Southside High School makes it to top 4 in contest to pick best football helmet in SC

via foxcarolina.com GREENVILLE, SC (FOX Carolina) – Southside High School’s football team has made it to the final four in The Official Helmet Tournament for South Carolina. The winner will get to move on to the national bracket, according to the <a href=”https://twitter.com/helmet_sc” target=”_blank”>SC Helmet Tourney Twitter page</a>. Coach Mackenzie Carter at Read Full Post

Relentless Church to hold ‘Pursuit to Peace' unity gathering in downtown Greenville tonight

via wyff.com Relentless Church will host a non-denominational “Pursuit to Peace” night that organizers say is to create a space for unity and solidarity in the wake of the murder of George Floyd and the country’s civil unrest. (Video above: Relentless Church gives food, supplies to people in need)The event will be held at the…

PARENTS: Greenville County Schools wants your opinion on classes next fall, eLearning

via foxcarolina.com GREENVILLE, SC (FOX Carolina) — Parents with students in Greenville County Schools will have a homework assignment this summer. While spokesperson Tim Waller said they still don’t know what school will look like next fall, they at least want to find out what parents think. Within the next few weeks, Read Full Post