Greenville, South Carolina

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, published by ''USA Today'', 2004-09-09. Retrieved 2007-09-28. Hampton began her college career playing tennis for Furman University. She went on to be an honors graduate and champion tennis player at Presbyterian College. Hampton led the school team, the Blue Hose, to three consecutive South Atlantic Conference women’s tennis tournament titles. She was undefeated in three years of conference singles play.


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'''André Goodman''' (born August 11, 1978 in Greenville, South Carolina) is an American football cornerback for the Denver Broncos of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Detroit Lions in the third round 3rd pick of the 2002 NFL Draft. He played college football at South Carolina (South Carolina Gamecocks football). Goodman has also played for the Miami Dolphins and Detroit Lions. condition ownership Greenville, South Carolina Greenville County, South Carolina About Donaldson Center controlledby United States Air Force 36. Greenville (Greenville, South Carolina) - Spartanburg (Spartanburg, South Carolina) - Asheville (Asheville, North Carolina) '''WFBC-TV''' ** (now '''WYFF''') History KPTM was the third broadcasting property owned by Pappas Telecasting when it began broadcasting on April 6, 1986 (1986 in television) (after flagship KMPH-TV in Fresno, California and WHNS in Greenville, South Carolina). It was the second independent (Independent station (North America)) station in Nebraska, and the first new commercial station to sign on in Omaha in 29 years. At the time, Omaha was one of the few top-100 markets (media market) that did not have an independent station of its own. After a few months as an independent, it became a charter Fox affiliate in October. Today, the station is a typical Fox affiliate carrying nearly the entire programming lineup of the network. Only ''Weekend Marketplace'' is preempted (KPTM airs syndicated children's programming instead) and aired on sister station KXVO. Seidel's first full-time broadcasting position was at WYFF-TV in Greenville, South Carolina, where he worked from 1983 through 1989. He next returned to Salisbury in 1989 to work as the meteorologist for WBOC-TV. Seidel remained there until March 1992, when he left for The Weather Channel. '''Dorothy Allison (w:Dorothy Allison)''' (born April 11, 1949) is an American (United States) lesbian writer (w:Lesbian literature), speaker, and member of the Fellowship of Southern Writers (w:Fellowship of Southern Writers). She was raised in Greenville, South Carolina (w:Greenville, South Carolina). She is legally blind (w:Blindness) in her right eye. Former Republican (w:Republican Party (United States)) governor Carroll Campbell (w:Carroll A. Campbell, Jr.) will lie in state today on the second floor of the Statehouse in Columbia (w:Columbia, South Carolina), SC (w:South Carolina). He suffered from a fatal heart attack on Wednesday. He was 65. He was a native of Greenville (w:Greenville, South Carolina). There will be a funeral at Trinity Episcopal Church in Columbia at 10:30 a.m. local time on Saturday, and there will be an additional funeral service and burial at All Saints Episcopal Church in Pawleys Island (w:Pawleys Island, South Carolina).


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accessdate 2008-04-19 date 1998-03-03 work The New York Times author Johnson, Dirk *James Farrow (1827–1892), born in Laurens (Laurens, South Carolina), politician in Confederate Congress, elected to U.S. House of Representatives; *Charles Fernley Fawcett (1915–2008), grew up in Greenville (Greenville, South Carolina), co-founder of the International Medical Corps; *Eugene Figg (1936–2002), born in Charleston (Charleston, South Carolina), structural engineer


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Gang . Jeanne Gang, a Chicago-based architect whose formally-striking, 82-story Aqua Tower neared completion in the city's Lakeshore East development in 2010, provides an interesting example of the potential creation of a "starchitect". With its undulating balconies and pools of glass, the tower can make a local claim for "iconic" status amidst a number of arguably non-descript skyscrapers. And Gang—despite a still-limited number of completed works to her


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. (The other Pappas-owned station, WHNS in Greenville, South Carolina, took the Fox affiliation from WAXA (WMYA-TV) two years later.). KMPH and KSEE (KSEE-TV) are the two stations in Fresno to keep the same network affiliation unaffected by the network swaps of ABC (American Broadcasting Company) and CBS in 1985 and the network changes of The CW Television Network and My Network TV in 2006. The Fox affiliation remains on KMPH to this day. Early life & career Keller was born in Greenville, South Carolina and began his racing career on kart tracks, moving up to Late-Model Sportsman dirt-track racing at the age of 16. He drove the #57 Chevy owned by Jack Finley of Easley, South Carolina. Upon U.S. entry into World War I, Tyson again applied to return to active military duty, and was appointed brigadier general over all Tennessee National Guard troops by Governor Tom C. Rye. This commission was subsequently federalized by President Woodrow Wilson, and Tyson was assigned to the 59th Brigade, 30th Infantry Division, and helped train the brigade at Camp Sevier near Greenville, South Carolina. The 30th embarked for France in May 1918, and were among the first American troops to enter Belgium in July of that year. South Carolina Greenville (Greenville, South Carolina) Spartanburg (Spartanburg, South Carolina) Anderson (Anderson, South Carolina) *WHZT - ''Hot 98.1'' - Rhythmic Contemporary Hit Radio (Rhythmic Top 40) '''Fluor Field at the West End''' is a 5,700-seat baseball-only stadium in Greenville, South Carolina that opened on April 6, 2006. Designed by architectural firm DLR Group, it was built as a new home of the Greenville Drive baseball team, the A affiliate of the Boston Red Sox. Fluor Field nearly replicates the dimensions of Fenway Park, home of the Red Sox. The ballpark has its own "Green Monster" replica, a 30-foot high wall in left field as opposed to the 37-foot one found at Fenway, and contains a manual scoreboard. Every other dimension is to the same specifications as Fenway Park, including "Pesky’s Pole" in right field. Other than the tribute to Fenway, Fluor Field also pays tribute to the Greenville area as the ballpark's nostalgic look utilizes reclaimed bricks from local mills. As is the tradition in Fenway Park, Neil Diamond's "Sweet Caroline" is sung in the middle of the eighth inning. However, in 1957, Birdwell abruptly sold his majority interest in the WBIR stations to a group of investors: general manager John P. Hart, Gilmore Nunn, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Ashe, and Taft Broadcasting of Cincinnati. On October 29, 1959, Nunn, the Ashes, and Hart sold their 70 per cent of the station outright to Taft, which owned the station for just over a year. On November 16, 1960, Taft sold WBIR-AM-FM-TV to the News-Piedmont Company of Greenville, South Carolina; owner of WFBC-AM (WYRD (AM))-FM (WFBC-FM)-TV (WYFF) in its hometown. In 1967, News-Piedmont merged with Southern Broadcasting to form the Southeastern Broadcasting Corporation. Soon afterward, Southeastern sold all of its radio stations, purchased four more television stations and changed its name to Multimedia, Inc (Multimedia (media company)). WBIR-TV and WFBC-TV were its flagship stations. Television Factbook #49, WBIR-TV, WFBC-TV Histories, 1980 Edition) He went to the United States in 1867, and 10 years later graduated from Furman University, Greenville, South Carolina. He then studied Sanskrit at Yale, under W. D. Whitney, and at Johns Hopkins University, to which university he returned as associate professor in 1881 after a stay of two years in Berlin and Leipzig, and soon afterwards was promoted professor of Sanskrit and comparative philology. In 1896 Princeton University bestowed the LL.D. degree upon him. thumb 200px An Amy's frozen meal. (File:VegetarianDinnerAmys.JPG) '''Amy's Kitchen''' is a privately held corporation which began operation in 1987, with the purpose of making healthy, organic (Organic food), and easy-to-prepare frozen food. Owned and run by Andy and Rachel Berliner, Amy's Kitchen took its name from their then-newborn daughter. The company employs over 1,600 people and operates processing plants located in Santa Rosa, California and White City, Oregon. New processing plants are being built in Corby, England, and Greenville, South Carolina. The corporate headquarters is now located in Petaluma, California. Christie was born in Greenville, South Carolina. He was an All-American at the University of South Carolina in 1992. Christie got his start in professional golf in 1993 by qualifying for the U.S. Open (U.S. Open (golf)), where he finished T-52. He won his first pro tournament on the then Nike Tour at the Carolina Classic in Raleigh, North Carolina in 1995 by shooting a tournament record of 22-under-par. He played on the Nike Tour from 1994 to 1996 winning four times and earned his PGA Tour card as a result of his three victories in 1996, finishing second Stewart Cink on the money list. Christie played on the PGA Tour from 1997 to 2000; his best finish was a tie for sixth at the Greater Vancouver Open in 1997. thumb (File:Crawford Howell Toy.jpg) '''Crawford Howell Toy''' (1836–1919), American (United States) Hebrew (Hebrew language) scholar, was born in Norfolk, Virginia, on 23 March 1836. He graduated at the University of Virginia in 1856, and studied at the University of Berlin from 1866 to 1868. From 1869 to 1879 he was professor of Hebrew in the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (first in Greenville, South Carolina, and after 1877 in Louisville, Kentucky), and in 1880 he became professor of Hebrew and Oriental languages at Harvard University, where until 1903 he was also Dexter lecturer on biblical (Bible) literature. ;2002 He came in second in the Republican primary to fellow State Senator David L. Thomas of Greenville (Greenville, South Carolina), but defeated Thomas in the runoff for the nomination. He then defeated fellow State Senator Phil P. Leventis, a Democrat (Democratic Party (United States)) from Sumter (Sumter, South Carolina), in the 2002 general election for Lt. Governor, with more than 52 percent of the vote. OurCampaigns.com: SC Lt. Governor race, Nov. 5, 2002 '''WJMZ-FM''' is an urban contemporary radio station licensed to Anderson, South Carolina and serves the Upstate South Carolina region, including Greenville (Greenville, South Carolina) and Spartanburg (Spartanburg, South Carolina). The Cox (Cox Enterprises) outlet is licensed by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to broadcast at 107.3 MHz with an ERP of 100 kW. The station goes by the name '''107.3 JAMZ!''' and its current slogan is "50 minutes of Today's R&B." The target audience is the 25-54 demographic and it is the only station in the Greenville Spartanburg Arbitron metro exclusively serving the urban market. Its sister WHZT is a Rhythmic Contemporary Hit Radio station. According to recent Arbitron ratings, WJMZ has consistently maintained the position as the #1 radio station in the Greenville (Greenville, South Carolina)-Spartanburg (#58) radio market in most demographics for over 3 years. One of the earliest collectors of Appalachian ballads was Kentucky native John Jacob Niles (1892–1980), who began noting ballads as early as 1907 as he learned them in the course of family, social life, and work. Due to fears of plagiarism and imitation of other collectors active in the region at the time, most notably Harvard English professor Francis James Child, Niles waited until 1960 to publish his first 110 in ''The Ballad Book of John Jacob Niles''. The area covered by Niles in his collecting days, according to the map in the ''Ballad Book'', was bounded roughly by Tazewell, Virginia; south to Boone (Boone, North Carolina) and Saluda, North Carolina and Greenville, South Carolina; west to Chickamauga, Georgia; north through Chattanooga (Chattanooga, Tennessee) and Dayton, Tennessee to Somerset, Kentucky; northwest to Bardstown (Bardstown, Kentucky), Frankfort (Frankfort, Kentucky), and Lexington, Kentucky; east to the West Virginia border, and back down to Tazewell, thus covering areas of the Smokies (Great Smoky Mountains), the Cumberland Plateau, Upper Tennessee Valley (Tennessee River), and the Lookout Mountain region. John Jacob Niles, ''The Ballad Book of John Jacob Niles''. Boston, New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1960. Reprinted by Dover, 1970. The '''André Goodman''' (born August 11, 1978 in Greenville, South Carolina) is an American football cornerback for the Denver Broncos of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Detroit Lions in the third round 3rd pick of the 2002 NFL Draft. He played college football at South Carolina (South Carolina Gamecocks football). Goodman has also played for the Miami Dolphins and Detroit Lions. condition ownership Greenville, South Carolina Greenville County, South Carolina About Donaldson Center controlledby United States Air Force 36. Greenville (Greenville, South Carolina) - Spartanburg (Spartanburg, South Carolina) - Asheville (Asheville, North Carolina) '''WFBC-TV''' ** (now '''WYFF''') History KPTM was the third broadcasting property owned by Pappas Telecasting when it began broadcasting on April 6, 1986 (1986 in television) (after flagship KMPH-TV in Fresno, California and WHNS in Greenville, South Carolina). It was the second independent (Independent station (North America)) station in Nebraska, and the first new commercial station to sign on in Omaha in 29 years. At the time, Omaha was one of the few top-100 markets (media market) that did not have an independent station of its own. After a few months as an independent, it became a charter Fox affiliate in October. Today, the station is a typical Fox affiliate carrying nearly the entire programming lineup of the network. Only ''Weekend Marketplace'' is preempted (KPTM airs syndicated children's programming instead) and aired on sister station KXVO. Seidel's first full-time broadcasting position was at WYFF-TV in Greenville, South Carolina, where he worked from 1983 through 1989. He next returned to Salisbury in 1989 to work as the meteorologist for WBOC-TV. Seidel remained there until March 1992, when he left for The Weather Channel. '''Dorothy Allison (w:Dorothy Allison)''' (born April 11, 1949) is an American (United States) lesbian writer (w:Lesbian literature), speaker, and member of the Fellowship of Southern Writers (w:Fellowship of Southern Writers). She was raised in Greenville, South Carolina (w:Greenville, South Carolina). She is legally blind (w:Blindness) in her right eye. Former Republican (w:Republican Party (United States)) governor Carroll Campbell (w:Carroll A. Campbell, Jr.) will lie in state today on the second floor of the Statehouse in Columbia (w:Columbia, South Carolina), SC (w:South Carolina). He suffered from a fatal heart attack on Wednesday. He was 65. He was a native of Greenville (w:Greenville, South Carolina). There will be a funeral at Trinity Episcopal Church in Columbia at 10:30 a.m. local time on Saturday, and there will be an additional funeral service and burial at All Saints Episcopal Church in Pawleys Island (w:Pawleys Island, South Carolina).


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article History and structure Founded in Boston in 1969, '''André Goodman''' (born August 11, 1978 in Greenville, South Carolina) is an American football cornerback for the Denver Broncos of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Detroit Lions in the third round 3rd pick of the 2002 NFL Draft. He played college football at South Carolina (South Carolina Gamecocks football). Goodman has also played for the Miami Dolphins and Detroit Lions. condition ownership Greenville, South Carolina Greenville County, South Carolina About Donaldson Center controlledby United States Air Force 36. Greenville (Greenville, South Carolina) - Spartanburg (Spartanburg, South Carolina) - Asheville (Asheville, North Carolina) '''WFBC-TV''' ** (now '''WYFF''') History KPTM was the third broadcasting property owned by Pappas Telecasting when it began broadcasting on April 6, 1986 (1986 in television) (after flagship KMPH-TV in Fresno, California and WHNS in Greenville, South Carolina). It was the second independent (Independent station (North America)) station in Nebraska, and the first new commercial station to sign on in Omaha in 29 years. At the time, Omaha was one of the few top-100 markets (media market) that did not have an independent station of its own. After a few months as an independent, it became a charter Fox affiliate in October. Today, the station is a typical Fox affiliate carrying nearly the entire programming lineup of the network. Only ''Weekend Marketplace'' is preempted (KPTM airs syndicated children's programming instead) and aired on sister station KXVO. Seidel's first full-time broadcasting position was at WYFF-TV in Greenville, South Carolina, where he worked from 1983 through 1989. He next returned to Salisbury in 1989 to work as the meteorologist for WBOC-TV. Seidel remained there until March 1992, when he left for The Weather Channel. '''Dorothy Allison (w:Dorothy Allison)''' (born April 11, 1949) is an American (United States) lesbian writer (w:Lesbian literature), speaker, and member of the Fellowship of Southern Writers (w:Fellowship of Southern Writers). She was raised in Greenville, South Carolina (w:Greenville, South Carolina). She is legally blind (w:Blindness) in her right eye. Former Republican (w:Republican Party (United States)) governor Carroll Campbell (w:Carroll A. Campbell, Jr.) will lie in state today on the second floor of the Statehouse in Columbia (w:Columbia, South Carolina), SC (w:South Carolina). He suffered from a fatal heart attack on Wednesday. He was 65. He was a native of Greenville (w:Greenville, South Carolina). There will be a funeral at Trinity Episcopal Church in Columbia at 10:30 a.m. local time on Saturday, and there will be an additional funeral service and burial at All Saints Episcopal Church in Pawleys Island (w:Pawleys Island, South Carolina).


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credit and having designed little outside of Illinois by 2010—was quickly celebrated in the US media for her achievement, in large part because the tower is purported to be the tallest building in the world designed by an architectural firm headed by a woman. In June 2008, Gang and Aqua appeared on the front cover of the US architecture magazine ''Metropolis,'' and in June 2010, Aqua graced the cover of Architectural Record. Furthermore, Blair Kamin, the Pulitzer Prize-winning


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1981 04 29 1916 09 12 Biography Born in Greenville (Greenville, South Carolina), South Carolina, Anderson lost both parents when he was four years old, and was sent to live at the Jenkins Orphanage in Charleston (Charleston, South Carolina), where he learned to play trumpet. Classmates gave him the nickname "Cat" (which he used all his life) based on his fighting style. He toured and made his first recording with the Carolina Cotton Pickers, a small group based


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'''André Goodman''' (born August 11, 1978 in Greenville, South Carolina) is an American football cornerback for the Denver Broncos of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Detroit Lions in the third round 3rd pick of the 2002 NFL Draft. He played college football at South Carolina (South Carolina Gamecocks football). Goodman has also played for the Miami Dolphins and Detroit Lions. condition ownership Greenville, South Carolina Greenville County, South Carolina About Donaldson Center controlledby United States Air Force 36. Greenville (Greenville, South Carolina) - Spartanburg (Spartanburg, South Carolina) - Asheville (Asheville, North Carolina) '''WFBC-TV''' ** (now '''WYFF''') History KPTM was the third broadcasting property owned by Pappas Telecasting when it began broadcasting on April 6, 1986 (1986 in television) (after flagship KMPH-TV in Fresno, California and WHNS in Greenville, South Carolina). It was the second independent (Independent station (North America)) station in Nebraska, and the first new commercial station to sign on in Omaha in 29 years. At the time, Omaha was one of the few top-100 markets (media market) that did not have an independent station of its own. After a few months as an independent, it became a charter Fox affiliate in October. Today, the station is a typical Fox affiliate carrying nearly the entire programming lineup of the network. Only ''Weekend Marketplace'' is preempted (KPTM airs syndicated children's programming instead) and aired on sister station KXVO. Seidel's first full-time broadcasting position was at WYFF-TV in Greenville, South Carolina, where he worked from 1983 through 1989. He next returned to Salisbury in 1989 to work as the meteorologist for WBOC-TV. Seidel remained there until March 1992, when he left for The Weather Channel. '''Dorothy Allison (w:Dorothy Allison)''' (born April 11, 1949) is an American (United States) lesbian writer (w:Lesbian literature), speaker, and member of the Fellowship of Southern Writers (w:Fellowship of Southern Writers). She was raised in Greenville, South Carolina (w:Greenville, South Carolina). She is legally blind (w:Blindness) in her right eye. Former Republican (w:Republican Party (United States)) governor Carroll Campbell (w:Carroll A. Campbell, Jr.) will lie in state today on the second floor of the Statehouse in Columbia (w:Columbia, South Carolina), SC (w:South Carolina). He suffered from a fatal heart attack on Wednesday. He was 65. He was a native of Greenville (w:Greenville, South Carolina). There will be a funeral at Trinity Episcopal Church in Columbia at 10:30 a.m. local time on Saturday, and there will be an additional funeral service and burial at All Saints Episcopal Church in Pawleys Island (w:Pawleys Island, South Carolina).


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are becoming increasingly specialized for particular lines of service or customer issues. In contrast, in the fourth quarter of 2007, Louisville call-center employees, who had been handling callers with Internet issues, were told to prepare for cross-training in video support. Lay graduated from Greenville High School in Greenville, South Carolina in 1926. He then attended Furman University for two years. birth_date

Greenville, South Carolina

Greenville is the largest principal city of the Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin Metropolitan Statistical Area (Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC MSA), a metropolitan area (United States metropolitan area) that covers Greenville, Laurens (Laurens County, South Carolina), Anderson (Anderson County, South Carolina) and Pickens (Pickens County, South Carolina) counties and had a combined population of 850,965 as of 2013.

Since South Carolina law makes annexing the urban area around cities difficult, Greenville's population is larger than what it is said to be. The 2010 city population is 58,409 while the total urban area population is 400,492.

As of the census of 2010, there were 58,409 people, 24,382 households, and 12,581 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,148.0 inhabitants per square mile (829.4 km²). There were 27,295 housing units at an average density of 1,046.9 per square mile (404.2 km²). The racial composition of the city was 62.12% White (White (U.S. Census)), 31.54% Black (Black (U.S. Census)) or African American, 3.44% Hispanic (Hispanic (U.S. Census)) or Latino (Hispanic and Latino Americans) (of any race), 1.27% Asian (Asian (U.S. Census)), 0.14% Native American (Native American (U.S. Census)), 0.06% Pacific Islander (Pacific Islander (U.S. Census)), 1.37% of other races (Race (United States Census)), and 1.11% of Two or more races (Multiracial American).

There were 29,418 households out of which 22.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 32.7% were married couples living together, 15.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 48.4% were non-families. 40.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.11 and the average family size was 2.90.

In the city the population was spread out with 20.0% under the age of 18, 13.8% from 18 to 24, 31.3% from 25 to 44, 20.5% from 45 to 64, and 14.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 89.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.8 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $33,144, and the median income for a family was $44,125. Males had a median income of $35,111 versus $25,339 for females. The per capita income for the city was $23,242. About 12.2% of families and 16.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 22.7% of those under age 18 and 17.5% of those age 65 or over.

class "wikitable sortable collapsible" style "font-size: 90%;" + '''Greenville Racial Breakdown of Population''' - ! Racial composition !! 2000 !! 2010 - White (White American) 62.1% 64.0% - Black (African American) 34.0% 30.0% - Asian (Asian American) 1.3% 1.4% - Native (Native Americans in the United States) 0.14% 0.25% - Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander (Pacific Islander) 0.06% 0.09% - Two or more races (Multiracial American) 1.1% 1.8% - Other (Race in the United States) 1.3% -

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