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How a Mill in Slater helped our Astronauts land on the Moon

As Americans mark the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11, it’s important to remember the Upstate played a significant role in the historic mission to the moon.

It happened in what’s known as “the mill that went to the moon.”

During the 19-60’s as the space race between the U.S. and Russia heated up, tucked away in a tiny village in northern Greenville County sat a textile mill.

Little did the folks at Slater Mill know, they were working on a top secret project straight from NASA...

Extra Security ordered up for The Squad: AOC and Company needing increased protection after Twitter war with President erupts

House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Bennie G. Thompson, D-Miss., was seeking extra protection for members of Congress on Monday after President Trump’s tweets and remarks about the progressive “squad.”

Trump’s remarks apparently were directed at four congresswomen: Reps. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York, Ayanna Pressley of Massachusetts and Rashida Tlaib of Michigan. All are American citizens and three of the four were born in the U.S....

"Folds of Honor" helps 9 veterans with quilts from the Quilts of Valor Foundation

Veterans were honored in a ceremony in Henderson County Saturday.

A “Folds of Honor” ceremony was held at the Hendersonville Public Library to honor nine veterans.

Each received a hand made quilt from the “Quilts of Valor Foundation” for their service in the military.

The veterans ranged from World War II vets, in fact two of them were part of the D-Day invasion, to Korea, Vietnam and Desert Storm to recent tours in Afghanistan...

Its 7/11 and we can all get free Slurpees Today!!!!

Every year on July 11 — a.k.a. 7/11 Day — 7-Eleven gives away free Slurpees to all customers.

In 2019, 7-Eleven Day falls on a Thursday — that’s TODAY! — so here’s your chance to snag a totally free Slurpee at 7-Eleven stores nationwide.

To get a free Slurpee at 7-Eleven today, all you have to do is head to a nearby 7-Eleven location between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. and ask for one. The free Slurpee deal today is available in one specific size — small — and there is no purchase required whatsoever...

Eric Swallwell from Ca is our first Dem to dropout of the 2020 race for the White House

Rep. Eric Swalwell on Monday became the first candidate in the crowded 2020 Democratic presidential primary to exit the campaign, saying he would run for reelection to his California congressional seat next year.

Swalwell, 38, announced his exit in his home district, describing his decision as “the beginning of an opportunity in Congress with a new perspective” influenced by his 3-month-long presidential bid...

Officials in Union need your help finding a Jessica Nichole Ashmore who is missing

UNION, S.C. (WSPA) – Crime Stoppers and family members of a missing woman are offering a reward for information.

Jessica Nichole Ashmore, 34, was last seen on May 20 in Jonesville, according to deputies.

Deputies said Ashmore went for a walk on Jefferies Farm Road and no one has heard from her since. She did not take her phone, purse or inhaler...

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