GEORGETOWN, S.C. – Eleven days ago, Lee Gantt was at a Hurricane Florence party in her neighborhood in Georgetown, where the story goes that some houses haven’t flooded from the Sampit River since they were built before the American Revolution. She will spend Tuesday with sandbags, watching the nearby river rise from Florence’s heavy rains and seeing if the luck finally runs out on her home built on Front Street in 1737.
The Inland Northwest Blood Center announced Monday it’s undergoing a name change to Vitalant in a rebranding effort by parent company Blood Systems, Inc. to unite its 10 blood centers, research institute and laboratory.
Global oil prices on Monday topped $80 a barrel for the first time in four years as a confluence of world events, including the renewed sanctions against Iran, stifle global supply.
Customer relations software company Salesforce says it will join with Apple to create new business apps exclusively for iPhone and iPad.
Weight Watchers is its dropping its brand name in exchange for something slimmer: “WW.” The company says the new logo – coupled with the tagline “Wellness that Works” – puts an emphasis on overall health and well-being, with less of a concerted focus on counting calories and shedding pounds.
Nelson Mandela’s widow challenged world leaders celebrating his life on Monday to put their egos and partisan politics aside and honor his legacy by ending the “senseless violence” plaguing too much of the world.
Oregon pinot noir is so popular that some winemakers elsewhere are making false links to the state’s viticultural areas for their own wines, and might be breaking the law, experts testified Monday at a hearing at the Capitol.
Hoppy beers are famous as a driver of craft brewing. But the challenging taste of hops goes far beyond the palate. According to a new study from Scripps Research scientists, the bitter flavor literally reaches into your gut.
China and the United States imposed new tariff hikes on each other’s goods Monday and Beijing accused Washington of bullying, giving no sign of compromise in an intensifying battle over technology that is weighing on global economic growth.
County fire crews are battling at least two brush fires along Interstate 90, near Medical Lake and Cheney.
Six contestants for a promotion at Six Flags St. Louis will compete for a $300 prize, season tickets and other perks, and all they have to do is spend 30 hours in a coffin.
A week after Saul Llamas Rios was sentenced to 27 years in prison for killing a Tieton missionary student, officials approved a new policy requiring the Yakima County jail to report warrant information it receives on suspects who have been released.
Sears could face bankruptcy if it doesn’t meet its next debt payment, due in the coming weeks. Now, the retailer’s chief executive has come up with a last-minute plan to save it, after already shuttering thousands of stores and selling off some of its key brands.
Bill Cosby’s sentencing hearing opened Monday with a debate over whether the 81-year-old comedian should be declared a “sexually violent predator” – a scarlet letter that would make him subject to mandatory lifetime counseling and community notification of his whereabouts.
Two units in a historic apartment building near downtown Spokane were damaged by flames Monday morning. Police arrested a woman on suspicion of arson following the fire that neighbors say began in her unit.
If you told Stacy Nelson five years ago that she’d be betting her future on a 1.5-inch cube of fluffy sugar and air, she’d have told you that you were crazy. She was working full time as a utility billing clerk for Star Sewer and Water. But Stacy and Russ Nelson are poster children for the old adage, “Never say never.”
Two American Indian tribes in Idaho on Wednesday were awarded $1.8 million from the U.S. Department of Justice in grants to improve public safety in their communities.
It was just a tiny cabin, a single loft room in the woods with minimal electricity and no running water, but it represented Jenny and Jerry Drake’s values – how their family lived and the people they wanted to be. Until the fire.
Barrick Gold has agreed to buy Randgold Resources for $6.1 billion in stock to create the world’s largest gold miner, worth a combined $18 billion.
The White House delayed until at least Thursday a decision on the fate of Rod Rosenstein, the Justice Department official overseeing the Trump-Russia investigation, following chaotic hours of breathless and sometimes conflicting reports anticipating his imminent departure.