Monday, September 1 2014 1:31 PM EDT2014-09-01 17:31:17 GMT
The South Carolina Highway Patrol says a man on a motorcycle was killed in a crash Monday morning.Troopers say the crash occurred on Bookman Rd. about three miles west of Elgin at about 6 a.m. The motorcycleMore >>
The South Carolina Highway Patrol says a man on a motorcycle was killed in a crash Monday morningMore >>
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TYLER, TX (KLTV) -
The Salvation Army in Tyler took extra people into their building Thursday night to keep them safe from the cold weather.
"Every night where the temperature gets below 40 degrees they let us come in where we're not out in the cold and the elements, you know," says Joseph Fulton, a man taking refuge in the Salvation Army .
"Without this place I would be outside on the streets," says Megean Huddle, a woman who is also staying at the Salvation Army in Tyler.
For many, it's not just a place to stay warm, it's also a place to feel welcomed.
"It's a blessing to have people like this and an organization like this to help people," Fulton says.
Andre Thompson says the thought of the people in need at the Salvation Army is keeping him going as he tries to win the Salvation Army bell ringing contest.
"Still moving, still ready to go, nothing has changed, same mental state."
Heaters, coffee, and local support are helping Thompson stay in the race.
"Everybody is just dropping by, encouraging us, saying what it means to them, and it's really helping" says Thompson.
Earlier in the day TxDOT trucks filled up with sand, ready to take on any incoming ice.
"We're going to be starting on bridges and overpasses primarily, lot's of activity on the interstate," says Larry Krantz, TxDOT's public information officer.
Krantz says, if our roads ice over, the speed limits posted on signs will be too fast for the road conditions, "Weather like this only magnifies the need to practice those good driving habits of leaving space between the vehicle in front of you."
He says driving slow is key and asks that you give TxDOT crews extra room as they work to keep East Texas roads safe.
Sunday, August 31 2014 4:12 PM EDT2014-08-31 20:12:10 GMT
CONWAY, SC (WMBF) – Dozens of videos are all over Twitter from parties held at Coastal Carolina University. Many of the posts lead back to a group called I'm Shmacked. It makes videos at universitiesMore >>
Dozens of videos are all over social media from parties held at Coastal Carolina University.More >>
Friday, August 29 2014 12:21 PM EDT2014-08-29 16:21:29 GMT
An Alexander County woman is facing charges after deputies say she molested a four-year-old at a church while services were happening. According to the Alexander County Sheriff's Office, 52-year-old CarolMore >>
According to the Alexander County Sheriff's Office, 52-year-old Carol Diane Britto, of Taylorsville, was charged with one count of first degree statutory sex offense and one count of indecent liberties with a child.More >>
Monday, September 1 2014 8:58 PM EDT2014-09-02 00:58:33 GMT
You've likely noticed a spike in gas prices across the Midlands. They have jumped almost 15 cents after a steady drop nationwide.Prices are about $3.11 in the area on Labor Day, which, when compared toMore >>
You've likely noticed a spike in gas prices across the Midlands. They have jumped almost 15 cents after a steady drop nationwide.More >>
Monday, September 1 2014 8:32 PM EDT2014-09-02 00:32:26 GMT
With a severe thunderstorm moving its way through the Midlands, customers across Richland and Lexington counties currently find themselves without power. South Carolina Electric & Gas is reporting overMore >>
Over 4,000 outages have been reported across the Midlands according to SCE&G.More >>
Monday, September 1 2014 7:54 PM EDT2014-09-01 23:54:12 GMT
Whitney Hempsey remembered what doctors told her before she gave birth to her second child years ago. "It's like, 'Hey, are you tired of being pregnant?" Hempsey recalled. "'We can give you this and youMore >>
Mothers come together at Improving Birth Rally in an effort to stop rushed births.More >>
Monday, September 1 2014 6:18 PM EDT2014-09-01 22:18:34 GMT
Under a bright Carolina sun, citizens across the state enjoy going out and making a few waves on the lakes. Some like Johnathan Crossland enjoy fishing as a method of recreation and relaxation for a while.More >>
Boaters and law enforcement officials provide safety advice when making waves on the lakes.More >>
Monday, September 1 2014 3:55 PM EDT2014-09-01 19:55:16 GMT
As America's population of World War II veterans continues to shrink, respect for their role in history appears to be growing. Among those heroes are the thousands of troops who brought Hitler's EuropeMore >>
As America's population of World War II veterans continues to shrink, respect for their role in history appears to be growing.More >>