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USC RB Davis may be out in opener — COLUMBIA - Coach Steve Spurrier, said junior running back Mike Davis, who has had a myriad of minor injuries during fall practice, may not be ready to start in South Carolina's opening game against Texas A&M. Davis has not practiced since injuring his ribs in the Gamecocks Saturday morning practice, which led to Spurrier's pronouncement.
Aug 21, 2014

Yikes. USC #Gamecocks RB Davis may be out in opener via @greenvillenews

Aug 21, 2014

USC RB Mike Davis may be out in opener via @greenvillenews #Gamecocks

New women's clothier opens in downtown Greenville — New women's clothier opens in downtown Greenville

14 in Anderson exposed to rabid kitten — State health officials have sent 14 people in Anderson County to their health care provider after they came into contact with a kitten that tested positive for rabies. "This is a continuing investigation and it involves the quarantining of numerous pets," Sandra Craig of the state Department of Health and Environmental Control's Bureau of Environmental Health Services, said today.
Aug 21, 2014

14 Anderson County residents exposed to rabid kitten

Clemson seeks fans to advise on gameday plan — The Clemson Athletics Department is actually encouraging fans to get on the sofa. The Solid Orange Fan Advisory (SOFA) Board, that is. In an effort to solicit ideas, suggestions and feedback from season ticket holders, the university is creating an advisory group to assist in that regard. The goal?
Aug 21, 2014

#Clemson wants fans to get on the SOFA, the new fan advisory board via @greenvillenews and @ScottKeepfer

Drug shortages put patient care at risk — Deep in the belly of Greenville Memorial Hospital, around the corner from its bustling pharmacy, Fred Bender pages through a report outlining the antibiotics, pain killers and other medications that are in short supply. The list includes about 40 drugs on any given day, said Bender, director of pharmacy services.
Aug 21, 2014

Drug shortages plague hospitals, pharmacies, patients.

Seattle deal could lead to Proterra expansion — Electric bus maker Proterra may have to expand its Greenville factory if Seattle's transit agency exercises its options under a newly inked contract, Proterra's chief executive said. CEO Ryan Popple said the deal with King County Metro Transit has the potential to be Proterra's biggest single piece of business ever.
Aug 21, 2014

Seattle deal could lead to Proterra expansion. #sctweets via @greenvillenews

Include blacks in nation’s dream — We cannot help but wonder if the explosive atmosphere in Ferguson was spawned long before the tragic shooting of young Michael Brown by a police officer. Is it possible that the toxic climate in Ferguson had long been festering due to years of abuse, benign neglect, exclusion and blatant inequities toward blacks in Ferguson and elsewhere?

Greer postal worker saves choking child — Chris Brown had always heard the adage, "neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night...," but he never thought his duty might also include saving a choking child. "They might need to come up with a different name now," said Brown, flashing a friendly smile.
Aug 21, 2014

Greer postal worker saves choking child. via @greenvillenews

Aug 20, 2014

Greer postal worker saves choking child via @greenvillenews

USPS worker saves choking child on route — USPS employee Chris Brown talks about saving the life of a child as he choked on a piece of plastic on Wednesday, August 20, 2014.

Gamecocks give Moody gets push to the next level — After a recent practice, South Carolina defensive coordinator Lorenzo Ward volunteered his choices for the Gamecocks' starting lineup in the secondary. Ward gave the nod at cornerbacks to senior Brison Williams and freshman Al Harris Jr. Sophomore Chaz Elder got the call at free safety, and redshirt sophomore Chris Moody earned the strong safety slot.