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  • Millions of Dollars For Cancer Research Coming To Upstate Hospitals

    Millions of Dollars For Cancer Research Coming To Upstate Hospitals

    Friday, August 1 2014 10:47 PM EDT2014-08-02 02:47:19 GMT
    Millions of dollars in cancer research coming to two Upstate hospitals.Millions of dollars in cancer research coming to two Upstate hospitals.

     Millions of dollars in cancer research coming to two Upstate hospitals.

     Millions of dollars in cancer research coming to two Upstate hospitals.

  • Greenville Co. Deputies Investigate A Deadly Shooting

    Greenville Co. Deputies Investigate A Deadly Shooting

    Friday, August 1 2014 10:00 PM EDT2014-08-02 02:00:02 GMT
    Deputies in Greenville investigating a shooting on Lily Street Friday night.Deputies in Greenville investigating a shooting on Lily Street Friday night.

    Greenville County deputies are investigating a shooting on Lily Street in Greenville Friday night.

    Greenville County deputies are investigating a shooting on Lily Street in Greenville Friday night.

  • Gang Resistance Program Graduates 30 From New Non-School Effort

    Gang Resistance Program Graduates 30 From New Non-School Effort

    Friday, August 1 2014 6:57 PM EDT2014-08-01 22:57:06 GMT
    Grads of the G.R.E.A.T. anti-gang program listen to former NFL player Willie Williams, Jr.Grads of the G.R.E.A.T. anti-gang program listen to former NFL player Willie Williams, Jr.
    The Gang Resistance Education And Training program, or G.R.E.A.T. for short, graduated 30 children Friday, the first summer graduating class from the “Show Them We Care” after-school center in an apartment complex in Columbia. G.R.E.A.T. is a national gang, violence, and bullying prevention program that’s usually taught in schools by law enforcement officers.
    The Gang Resistance Education And Training program, or G.R.E.A.T. for short, graduated 30 children Friday, the first summer graduating class from the “Show Them We Care” after-school center in an apartment complex in Columbia. G.R.E.A.T. is a national gang, violence, and bullying prevention program that’s usually taught in schools by law enforcement officers.
  • Power To Spartanburg Malfunctioning Siren Cut After Several Hours

    Power To Spartanburg Malfunctioning Siren Cut After Several Hours

    Friday, August 1 2014 6:15 PM EDT2014-08-01 22:15:01 GMT
    Officials say the siren at Duncan Park malfunctioned around 2 a.m. Power was eventually cut around 9:30 a.m., putting an end to the noise.
    Officials say the siren at Duncan Park malfunctioned around 2 a.m. Power was eventually cut around 9:30 a.m., putting an end to the noise.
  • Camp In Spartanburg Co. Under Investigation

    Camp In Spartanburg Co. Under Investigation

    Friday, August 1 2014 6:11 PM EDT2014-08-01 22:11:33 GMT
    Spartanburg County deputies are investigating a camp in Inman.Spartanburg County deputies are investigating a camp in Inman.

    Spartanburg County deputies are investigating a camp in Inman after too many children were found at the facility.

    Spartanburg County deputies are investigating a camp in Inman after too many children were found at the facility.

  • Harvest Hope Asks For Help After Roof Rupture

    Harvest Hope Asks For Help After Roof Rupture

    Friday, August 1 2014 6:05 PM EDT2014-08-01 22:05:39 GMT
    Harvest Hope Asks For Help After Roof RuptureHarvest Hope Asks For Help After Roof Rupture
    Harvest Hope's Greenville facility on White Horse Road is dealing with a roof rupture after the heavy rain Thursday.
    Harvest Hope's Greenville facility on White Horse Road is dealing with a roof rupture after the heavy rain Thursday.
  • 16 Guns Stolen From Greer Store

    16 Guns Stolen From Greer Store

    Friday, August 1 2014 5:58 PM EDT2014-08-01 21:58:28 GMT
    It happened at South Carolina Gun Company on Wade Hampton Boulevard.  Investigators say three men were caught on surveillance video inside the store.
    It happened at South Carolina Gun Company on Wade Hampton Boulevard.  Investigators say three men were caught on surveillance video inside the store.
  • Body Of Drowning Victim Recovered From Lake Julian In Buncombe Co.

    Body Of Drowning Victim Recovered From Lake Julian In Buncombe Co.

    Friday, August 1 2014 5:52 PM EDT2014-08-01 21:52:55 GMT
     Buncombe County will continue search for drowning victim at Lake Julian Friday morning.

    Buncombe County Sheriff's deputies are investigating a drowning that happened Thursday in Lake Julian. Officials say they recovered the victim, James Ray Freeman, 43, of Asheville Friday afternoon.
  • Deputies Look For UltraTan Burglars Caught on Video

    Deputies Look For UltraTan Burglars Caught on Video

    Friday, August 1 2014 5:11 PM EDT2014-08-01 21:11:30 GMT
    Anderson County Sheriff's Office releases surveillance images they say are from a burglary at an UltraTan in Powdersville. Photo courtesy Anderson Co. Sheriff's Office.Anderson County Sheriff's Office releases surveillance images they say are from a burglary at an UltraTan in Powdersville. Photo courtesy Anderson Co. Sheriff's Office.
    Anderson County Sheriff's Office releases surveillance images they say are from a burglary at an UltraTan in Powdersville.

    Anderson County Sheriff's Office releases surveillance images they say are from a burglary at an UltraTan in Powdersville.


  • S.C. Tax-Free Weekend Underway

    S.C. Tax-Free Weekend Underway

    Friday, August 1 2014 4:58 PM EDT2014-08-01 20:58:27 GMT

    South Carolina's tax-free weekend starts at midnight on Aug. 1 and goes through Aug. 3.

    South Carolina's tax-free weekend starts at midnight on Aug. 1 and goes through Aug. 3.

  • Crews Cleanup Wastewater Spill In Hendersonville

    Crews Cleanup Wastewater Spill In Hendersonville

    Friday, August 1 2014 4:27 PM EDT2014-08-01 20:27:52 GMT
    Crews Cleanup 2,800 gallon wastewater spillCrews Cleanup 2,800 gallon wastewater spill
    Crews say they've cleaned up a 2,800 gallon wastewater spill near Clear Creek at Nix Road in Hendersonville. According to Hendersonville Water and Sewer, a construction crew damaged a 2-inch sewer main Thursday.
    Crews say they've cleaned up a 2,800 gallon wastewater spill near Clear Creek at Nix Road in Hendersonville. According to Hendersonville Water and Sewer, a construction crew damaged a 2-inch sewer main Thursday.
  • Facebook Problems Reported Friday

    Facebook Problems Reported Friday

    Friday, August 1 2014 1:36 PM EDT2014-08-01 17:36:04 GMT
    A lot of people have been complaining about error messages on Facebook Friday.
    A lot of people have been complaining about error messages on Facebook Friday.
  • Upstate Job Fair For August 4th

    Upstate Job Fair For August 4th

    Friday, August 1 2014 1:03 PM EDT2014-08-01 17:03:10 GMT
    The Upstate will host one job fair on August 4th.The Upstate will host one job fair on August 4th.

    There is one job fair in the Upstate on August 4th.

    There is one job fair in the Upstate on August 4th.

  • Suspended Pickens Officer Resigns During Investigation

    Suspended Pickens Officer Resigns During Investigation

    Friday, August 1 2014 12:42 PM EDT2014-08-01 16:42:08 GMT
    A Pickens police officer who was suspended in June has resigned. The officer was suspended without pay on June 19 after the department received a complaint of misconduct.
    A Pickens police officer who was suspended in June has resigned. The officer was suspended without pay on June 19 after the department received a complaint of misconduct.
  • Alleged Thief Stole $120,000 Worth Of Metal

    Alleged Thief Stole $120,000 Worth Of Metal

    Friday, August 1 2014 12:38 PM EDT2014-08-01 16:38:38 GMT

    Deputies in Anderson are searching for a man who they say caused over $30,000 worth of damage to two businesses on Main Street last month.

    Deputies in Anderson are searching for a man who they say caused over $30,000 worth of damage to two businesses on Main Street last month.

  • Augusta Rd. Motel Condemned, Occupants Forced Out In Greenville

    Augusta Rd. Motel Condemned, Occupants Forced Out In Greenville

    Friday, August 1 2014 11:52 AM EDT2014-08-01 15:52:02 GMT
    Officials tell us The Clarion Hotel was issued a code violation for being an unsafe structure.Officials tell us The Clarion Hotel was issued a code violation for being an unsafe structure.

    Officials tell us The Clarion Hotel was issued a code violation for being an unsafe structure.

    Officials tell us The Clarion Hotel was issued a code violation for being an unsafe structure.

  • Power Briefly Transferred To Democrat

    Power Briefly Transferred To Democrat

    Friday, August 1 2014 10:37 AM EDT2014-08-01 14:37:29 GMT
    The  Republican governor had outpatient surgery on her right arm Friday morning for "radial nerve compression."The Republican governor had outpatient surgery on her right arm Friday morning for "radial nerve compression."
    Gov. Nikki Haley is home after temporarily transferring some executive power to Democratic Lt. Gov. Yancey McGill. A Haley aide told The Associated Press that the Republican governor had outpatient surgery on her right arm Friday morning for "radial nerve compression."
    Gov. Nikki Haley is home after temporarily transferring some executive power to Democratic Lt. Gov. Yancey McGill. A Haley aide told The Associated Press that the Republican governor had outpatient surgery on her right arm Friday morning for "radial nerve compression."
  • Boy Wins Friday's Hidden Cash Greenville

    Boy Wins Friday's Hidden Cash Greenville

    Friday, August 1 2014 10:20 AM EDT2014-08-01 14:20:07 GMT
    Courtesy: Hidden Cash Greenville FacebookCourtesy: Hidden Cash Greenville Facebook
    A young boy needed less than 15 minutes to find the latest prize in Hidden Cash Greenville Friday morning. An anonymous woman in Greenville says she will provide clues on a Facebook page for five cash drops throughout the city.
    A young boy needed less than 15 minutes to find the latest prize in Hidden Cash Greenville Friday morning. An anonymous woman in Greenville says she will provide clues on a Facebook page for five cash drops throughout the city.
  • Semi Crash Coats Indianapolis Highway In Butter

    Semi Crash Coats Indianapolis Highway In Butter

    Friday, August 1 2014 9:59 AM EDT2014-08-01 13:59:43 GMT
    Courtesy: WISH-TV IndianapolisCourtesy: WISH-TV Indianapolis
    A semitrailer has overturned on an Indianapolis interstate, spilling what police say are 45,000 pounds of packages of butter and other dairy products.
    A semitrailer has overturned on an Indianapolis interstate, spilling what police say are 45,000 pounds of packages of butter and other dairy products.
  • Weekend Activities For August 2, 3

    Weekend Activities For August 2, 3

    Friday, August 1 2014 8:40 AM EDT2014-08-01 12:40:47 GMT
    Along with Tax Free Weekend in South Carolina, there are plenty of activities to keep you and your family entertained for the weekend…
    Along with Tax Free Weekend in South Carolina, there are plenty of activities to keep you and your family entertained for the weekend…
  • Panthers Practice At Wofford College August 1st

    Panthers Practice At Wofford College August 1st

    Friday, August 1 2014 7:47 AM EDT2014-08-01 11:47:45 GMT
    The Panthers will hold a preseason practice on August 1st at Wofford College, starting at 9:25 am.The Panthers will hold a preseason practice on August 1st at Wofford College, starting at 9:25 am.
    The Carolina Panthers will take to the practice field on August first from 9:25 am until 11:35 am.
    The Carolina Panthers will take to the practice field on August first from 9:25 am until 11:35 am.
  • Power Restored To Most Of Spartanburg

    Power Restored To Most Of Spartanburg

    Friday, August 1 2014 7:10 AM EDT2014-08-01 11:10:03 GMT
    More than 3,000 people are without power this morning in the Upstate and Western North Carolina.More than 3,000 people are without power this morning in the Upstate and Western North Carolina.
    Duke Energy is reporting that 3,722 people are without power this morning in the Upstate and Western North Carolina.
    Duke Energy is reporting that 3,722 people are without power this morning in the Upstate and Western North Carolina.
  • Gaffney Woman Dies After Falling From Golf Cart

    Gaffney Woman Dies After Falling From Golf Cart

    Friday, August 1 2014 4:26 AM EDT2014-08-01 08:26:36 GMT
    Melanie Blanton Whisenant, 52, died Wednesday.Melanie Blanton Whisenant, 52, died Wednesday.
    A woman died after falling from a moving golf cart in Cherokee County last weekend, according to the coroner's office.
    A woman died after falling from a moving golf cart in Cherokee County last weekend, according to the coroner's office.
  • Armed Robbery At Greenville Co. Pandora's Box, Suspect On The Run

    Armed Robbery At Greenville Co. Pandora's Box, Suspect On The Run

    Friday, August 1 2014 4:25 AM EDT2014-08-01 08:25:42 GMT
    Deputies are looking for an armed robber after they say he robbed the Pandora's Box in Greenville on the afternoon of July 31st.
    Deputies are looking for an armed robber after they say he robbed the Pandora's Box in Greenville on the afternoon of July 31st.
  • Flash Flood Watch Remains in Effect for Upstate, WNC

    Flash Flood Watch Remains in Effect for Upstate, WNC

    Friday, August 1 2014 4:17 AM EDT2014-08-01 08:17:15 GMT
    The 24/7 Weather Team says to expect chances of showers and perhaps a few rumbles of thunder until noon on August 1st.
    The 24/7 Weather Team says to expect chances of showers and perhaps a few rumbles of thunder until noon on August 1st.
  • One Resident Displaced in Spartanburg Apartment Fire

    One Resident Displaced in Spartanburg Apartment Fire

    Thursday, July 31 2014 11:44 PM EDT2014-08-01 03:44:31 GMT
    North Spartanburg Fire officials say one person was displaced in an apartment fire at Campus Edge Apartments.North Spartanburg Fire officials say one person was displaced in an apartment fire at Campus Edge Apartments.
     North Spartanburg Fire officials say one person was displaced in an apartment fire at Campus Edge Apartments.
     North Spartanburg Fire officials say one person was displaced in an apartment fire at Campus Edge Apartments.

  • Spartanburg Co. Deputies Seek Suspect in Longbow Dr. Robbery

    Spartanburg Co. Deputies Seek Suspect in Longbow Dr. Robbery

    Thursday, July 31 2014 7:23 PM EDT2014-07-31 23:23:20 GMT
    Spartanburg Co. deputies are seraching for Bradley Rashad Jefferson. They say he is wanted for armed robbery. Photo courtesy: Spartanburg Co. Sheriff's OfficeSpartanburg Co. deputies are seraching for Bradley Rashad Jefferson. They say he is wanted for armed robbery. Photo courtesy: Spartanburg Co. Sheriff's Office
    The Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office says they've made an arrest and are looking for another suspect after an armed robbery Wednesday on Longbow Drive.
    The Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office says they've made an arrest and are looking for another suspect after an armed robbery Wednesday on Longbow Drive.
  • SC Tax-Free Weekend Starts Friday

    SC Tax-Free Weekend Starts Friday

    Thursday, July 31 2014 6:51 PM EDT2014-07-31 22:51:14 GMT
    Lockhart Power Company services customers in Union, Cherokee, Chester, Spartanburg and York counties.Lockhart Power Company services customers in Union, Cherokee, Chester, Spartanburg and York counties.

    You can save big money this weekend, even if you’re not a student.

    You can save big money this weekend, even if you’re not a student.

  • SC Will Not Ignore Common Core When Writing New School Standards

    SC Will Not Ignore Common Core When Writing New School Standards

    Thursday, July 31 2014 6:34 PM EDT2014-07-31 22:34:40 GMT
    This meeting Thursday was for senators to clarify their intent in a law dealing with Common Core standards.This meeting Thursday was for senators to clarify their intent in a law dealing with Common Core standards.
    State lawmakers were assured Thursday that South Carolina will not ignore the current Common Core standards in math and English when new standards are written. State education superintendent Mick Zais had ordered the panels writing the new standards to ignore Common Core completely, prompting lawmakers to call a meeting.
    State lawmakers were assured Thursday that South Carolina will not ignore the current Common Core standards in math and English when new standards are written. State education superintendent Mick Zais had ordered the panels writing the new standards to ignore Common Core completely, prompting lawmakers to call a meeting.
  • Spartanburg Officers Search For "Sick," Fox

    Spartanburg Officers Search For "Sick," Fox

    Thursday, July 31 2014 5:44 PM EDT2014-07-31 21:44:46 GMT
    Animal officers continued to search for a "sick," fox Thursday, nearly a week after it was first spotted roaming around a Duncan Park neighborhood.
    Animal officers continued to search for a "sick," fox Thursday, nearly a week after it was first spotted roaming around a Duncan Park neighborhood.
  • Clemson Foam Technology Could Detect Banned Weapons

    Clemson Foam Technology Could Detect Banned Weapons

    Thursday, July 31 2014 5:10 PM EDT2014-07-31 21:10:17 GMT
     Clemson Technology Could Help Monitor For Banned Weapons Clemson Technology Could Help Monitor For Banned Weapons
    New technology under development at Clemson University could help inspectors determine whether nations have violated international treaties by allowing work with chemicals used in banned weapons.
    New technology under development at Clemson University could help inspectors determine whether nations have violated international treaties by allowing work with chemicals used in banned weapons.
  • Walmart Builds Neighborhood Market In Simpsonville

    Walmart Builds Neighborhood Market In Simpsonville

    Thursday, July 31 2014 4:45 PM EDT2014-07-31 20:45:33 GMT
    Walmart will build a Neighborhood Market in SimpsonvilleWalmart will build a Neighborhood Market in Simpsonville
    Walmart wants to put a new neighborhood market in Simpsonville, at the intersection of Highways 417 14. This would mean 95 new jobs for the area. The grocery store and pharmacy should be open by early 2015.
    Walmart wants to put a new neighborhood market in Simpsonville, at the intersection of Highways 417 14. This would mean 95 new jobs for the area. The grocery store and pharmacy should be open by early 2015.
  • Lockhart Man Arrested For Cruelty To Children

    Lockhart Man Arrested For Cruelty To Children

    Thursday, July 31 2014 4:34 PM EDT2014-07-31 20:34:13 GMT
    Robert Sumner faced a charge of child crueltyRobert Sumner faced a charge of child cruelty
    Union County deputies arrested Robert Earl Sumner in Lockhart and charged him with child cruelty. According to investigators, a mom called deputies told them Sumner hit her 9-year-old child while she was at work.
    Union County deputies arrested Robert Earl Sumner in Lockhart and charged him with child cruelty. According to investigators, a mom called deputies told them Sumner hit her 9-year-old child while she was at work.
  • Hidden Cash Craze Surfaces In Greenville

    Hidden Cash Craze Surfaces In Greenville

    Thursday, July 31 2014 4:21 PM EDT2014-07-31 20:21:16 GMT

    A social media sensation leading people to free money lands in the Upstate. The hidden cash craze started in California. Now Greenville has its own anonymous donor looking to spread the wealth.

    A social media sensation leading people to free money lands in the Upstate. The hidden cash craze started in California. Now Greenville has its own anonymous donor looking to spread the wealth.

  • Anderson University Hosts Learning Conference

    Anderson University Hosts Learning Conference

    Thursday, July 31 2014 2:05 PM EDT2014-07-31 18:05:49 GMT
    AU Hosts Education ConferenceAU Hosts Education Conference
    Anderson University is hosting 40 teachers from four upstate school districts for a mobile learning conference. The conference, held today on the university campus will teach educators how to use devices like the iPad to transform the learning experience for South Carolina children. Anderson University has learned that using mobile technology creates a more engaging classroom for students. It also helps them retain more of what they study. The conference will also help teachers learn how to u...
    Anderson University is hosting 40 teachers from four upstate school districts for a mobile learning conference. The conference, held today on the university campus will teach educators how to use devices like the iPad to transform the learning experience for South Carolina children. Anderson University has learned that using mobile technology creates a more engaging classroom for students. It also helps them retain more of what they study. The conference will also help teachers learn how to u...
  • Truck Hit Green Link Bus, Crashes Into Building, Flees Scene

    Truck Hit Green Link Bus, Crashes Into Building, Flees Scene

    Thursday, July 31 2014 1:31 PM EDT2014-07-31 17:31:51 GMT
    Troopers say debris was apparently on the hood of the truck when the suspect fled and most of it fell off into the roadway.Troopers say debris was apparently on the hood of the truck when the suspect fled and most of it fell off into the roadway.
    The Highway Patrol is investigating an accident in Powdersville after a truck hit a Green Link bus on Highway 153, wrecked into a building, and then the truck driver fled the scene.
    The Highway Patrol is investigating an accident in Powdersville after a truck hit a Green Link bus on Highway 153, wrecked into a building, and then the truck driver fled the scene.
  • Greenville Police Search For Forgery Suspect

    Greenville Police Search For Forgery Suspect

    Thursday, July 31 2014 1:29 PM EDT2014-07-31 17:29:01 GMT
    Courtesy: Greenville PoliceCourtesy: Greenville Police
    Greenville Police need your help to identify a man they say is suspected of forgery. Investigators released photos of the man from the Publix supermarket on Pelham Road.
    Greenville Police need your help to identify a man they say is suspected of forgery. Investigators released photos of the man from the Publix supermarket on Pelham Road.
  • The Law On Leaving Kids Home Alone

    The Law On Leaving Kids Home Alone

    Thursday, July 31 2014 1:19 PM EDT2014-07-31 17:19:56 GMT

    Recent cases of mothers getting arrested for leaving their children alone while they try to work has stirred debate on affordable child care and when you can legally leave your child home alone.

    Recent cases of mothers getting arrested for leaving their children alone while they try to work has stirred debate on affordable child care and when you can legally leave your child home alone.

  • Jr. Beef Roundup Returns To Clemson On Aug. 1

    Jr. Beef Roundup Returns To Clemson On Aug. 1

    Thursday, July 31 2014 1:04 PM EDT2014-07-31 17:04:30 GMT
    The Junior Beef Roundup returns to Pendleton in the evening of August 1st.
    The Junior Beef Roundup returns to Pendleton in the evening of August 1st.
  • Job Fair On August 1st

    Job Fair On August 1st

    Thursday, July 31 2014 12:15 PM EDT2014-07-31 16:15:15 GMT
    Job seekers will find one opportunity for employment in the Upstate on August 1st.Job seekers will find one opportunity for employment in the Upstate on August 1st.
    The Upstate will host one job fair on Friday, August 1st, in Greenville.
    The Upstate will host one job fair on Friday, August 1st, in Greenville.
  • Upstate Man Caught In Liberia Ebola Crisis

    Upstate Man Caught In Liberia Ebola Crisis

    Thursday, July 31 2014 12:04 PM EDT2014-07-31 16:04:23 GMT
    An Upstate man in West Africa on a work assignment has found himself caught up in the middle of the Ebola outbreak that's killed hundreds and sickened many others.
    An Upstate man in West Africa on a work assignment has found himself caught up in the middle of the Ebola outbreak that's killed hundreds and sickened many others.
  • Pickens Co. Zaxby's Locations Get New Look

    Pickens Co. Zaxby's Locations Get New Look

    Thursday, July 31 2014 11:44 AM EDT2014-07-31 15:44:29 GMT
    Some Upstate Zaxby's locations are getting a makeover. The chicken chain plans to build prototypes of its new rustic red barn style in Pickens County.
    Some Upstate Zaxby's locations are getting a makeover. The chicken chain plans to build prototypes of its new rustic red barn style in Pickens County.
  • Mother Charged After Allegedly Leaving Child In Car

    Mother Charged After Allegedly Leaving Child In Car

    Thursday, July 31 2014 10:18 AM EDT2014-07-31 14:18:56 GMT
    A mother in Union has been arrested after police say she left her 16 month old child in a car by itself on July 30th.
    A mother in Union has been arrested after police say she left her 16 month old child in a car by itself on July 30th.
  • Food Truck To Serve Dog Treats At Pelham Mill Park

    Food Truck To Serve Dog Treats At Pelham Mill Park

    Thursday, July 31 2014 8:56 AM EDT2014-07-31 12:56:49 GMT
    Milo’s Kitchen is jumping on the food truck bandwagon, and will be giving out dog treats at Pelham Mill Park on July 31st.
    Milo’s Kitchen is jumping on the food truck bandwagon, and will be giving out dog treats at Pelham Mill Park on July 31st.
  • Cupcake Sampling On July 31st In NC

    Cupcake Sampling On July 31st In NC

    Thursday, July 31 2014 8:08 AM EDT2014-07-31 12:08:01 GMT
    The Canton Branch Library in Haywood, NC, is hosting a cupcake competition and sampling on July 31st, starting at 2 pm.
    The Canton Branch Library in Haywood, NC, is hosting a cupcake competition and sampling on July 31st, starting at 2 pm.
  • Inmate Escaped In Macon County NC

    Inmate Escaped In Macon County NC

    Thursday, July 31 2014 6:16 AM EDT2014-07-31 10:16:18 GMT
    An inmate considered a “Trustee” in the Macon Detention Center escaped on July 30th while taking out trash.
    An inmate considered a “Trustee” in the Macon Detention Center escaped on July 30th while taking out trash.
  • Deputies Search For Shooter In Greenville

    Deputies Search For Shooter In Greenville

    Thursday, July 31 2014 5:16 AM EDT2014-07-31 09:16:46 GMT
    Deputies in Greenville are searching for an alleged shooter this morning.Deputies in Greenville are searching for an alleged shooter this morning.
    Deputies in Greenville are asking for help in finding an alleged shooter after a man was shot late near Hudson and Glass Street in Greenville on July 30th. 
    Deputies in Greenville are asking for help in finding an alleged shooter after a man was shot late near Hudson and Glass Street in Greenville on July 30th. 
  • Panthers Preseason Practice At Wofford On July 31st

    Panthers Preseason Practice At Wofford On July 31st

    Thursday, July 31 2014 5:11 AM EDT2014-07-31 09:11:17 GMT
    The Carolina Panthers return to the practice field on July 31st at Wofford College, starting at 9:25 am.
    The Carolina Panthers return to the practice field on July 31st at Wofford College, starting at 9:25 am.
  • AAA Release Top 20 "Substandard" Bridges; 4 From Upstate

    AAA Release Top 20 "Substandard" Bridges; 4 From Upstate

    Thursday, July 31 2014 5:01 AM EDT2014-07-31 09:01:24 GMT
    You could be driving on some of the worst bridges in the state. AAA just put out their list of substandard bridges, and four out of the Top 20 are in the Upstate.
    You could be driving on some of the worst bridges in the state. AAA just put out their list of substandard bridges, and four out of the Top 20 are in the Upstate.
  • Lab Tests Reveal Upstate Water Quality

    Lab Tests Reveal Upstate Water Quality

    Thursday, July 31 2014 5:00 AM EDT2014-07-31 09:00:38 GMT
    Analysis of lab testing in three Upstate water districts shows whether your tap water is safe.Analysis of lab testing in three Upstate water districts shows whether your tap water is safe.
    Tens of thousands of people couldn't live without the water Lake Hartwell provides. But the lake's water isn't always pure and some customers worry the water from their tap isn't safe. 
    Tens of thousands of people couldn't live without the water Lake Hartwell provides. But the lake's water isn't always pure and some customers worry the water from their tap isn't safe. 
  • Upstate Teachers Get Techy For 2014

    Upstate Teachers Get Techy For 2014

    Thursday, July 31 2014 4:27 AM EDT2014-07-31 08:27:23 GMT
    Around 40 Upstate Teachers will be given a lesson in technology from Anderson University's Center for Mobile Learning.
    Around 40 Upstate Teachers will be given a lesson in technology from Anderson University's Center for Mobile Learning.
  • Suspect Named In Cherokee Co. Club Shooting That Left 5 Injured

    Suspect Named In Cherokee Co. Club Shooting That Left 5 Injured

    Thursday, July 31 2014 12:00 AM EDT2014-07-31 04:00:39 GMT
    Photo courtesy Cherokee County Sheriff's Office. Photo courtesy Cherokee County Sheriff's Office.

    Calvin Jerrod Lindsay has been named by the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office as a suspect in the nightclub shooting that happened on July 13th.

    Calvin Jerrod Lindsay has been named by the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office as a suspect in the nightclub shooting that happened on July 13th.

  • Firefighter Injured In Boiling Springs Fire

    Firefighter Injured In Boiling Springs Fire

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 7:25 PM EDT2014-07-30 23:25:33 GMT
    Courtesy Kelly AllisonCourtesy Kelly Allison
    One firefighter was injured while battling a fire on Coburg Court in Boiling Springs Wednesday.
    One firefighter was injured while battling a fire on Coburg Court in Boiling Springs Wednesday.
  • Sheriff: Two Fired Deputies Only Ones Involved In FBI Gambling Case

    Sheriff: Two Fired Deputies Only Ones Involved In FBI Gambling Case

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 7:00 PM EDT2014-07-30 23:00:16 GMT
    "The only two people that I know are involved have already been terminated and the evidence against them has been turned over to the solicitors office for review," Loftis said.
    "The only two people that I know are involved have already been terminated and the evidence against them has been turned over to the solicitors office for review," Loftis said.
  • Oconee Co. Shooting During Argument Considered Self Defense

    Oconee Co. Shooting During Argument Considered Self Defense

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 6:15 PM EDT2014-07-30 22:15:58 GMT
    Deputies are investigating a shooting that took place in northern Oconee County Tuesday. Around 4:15 p.m., deputies were called to a possible shooting on Burrell Drive in Tamassee, SC.
    Deputies are investigating a shooting that took place in northern Oconee County Tuesday. Around 4:15 p.m., deputies were called to a possible shooting on Burrell Drive in Tamassee, SC.
  • Same-Sex Couples Denied Marriage Licenses; Petition Drive Begins

    Same-Sex Couples Denied Marriage Licenses; Petition Drive Begins

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 6:05 PM EDT2014-07-30 22:05:49 GMT
    Ryan Wilson, director of SC Equality, looks at an online petition that started Wed.Ryan Wilson, director of SC Equality, looks at an online petition that started Wed.
    Several same-sex couples tried to get marriage licenses in Greenville Wednesday but were denied because of the state’s ban on gay marriages. A petition drive to stop defending that ban also got started.
    Several same-sex couples tried to get marriage licenses in Greenville Wednesday but were denied because of the state’s ban on gay marriages. A petition drive to stop defending that ban also got started.
  • Hollywood Stars In WNC For Filming

    Hollywood Stars In WNC For Filming

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 5:42 PM EDT2014-07-30 21:42:20 GMT
    Extras still neededExtras still needed
    The 'Untitled Armored Car' project is still calling for extras for filming in Asheville. The movie stars Zach Galifianakis, Kristen Wiig, and Owen Wilson. Scenes are being shot in downtown Asheville this week and next.
    The 'Untitled Armored Car' project is still calling for extras for filming in Asheville. The movie stars Zach Galifianakis, Kristen Wiig, and Owen Wilson. Scenes are being shot in downtown Asheville this week and next.
  • Wreck Involving 18-wheeler On I-385N In Laurens Co.

    Wreck Involving 18-wheeler On I-385N In Laurens Co.

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 5:42 PM EDT2014-07-30 21:42:18 GMT
    Traffic is moving again after a wreck in Laurens County on Interstate 385 in the northbound lanes. It happened at mile marker 10 near US 221, according to the SC Highway Patrol.
    Traffic is moving again after a wreck in Laurens County on Interstate 385 in the northbound lanes. It happened at mile marker 10 near US 221, according to the SC Highway Patrol.
  • How To Treat A Snakebite

    How To Treat A Snakebite

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 5:27 PM EDT2014-07-30 21:27:45 GMT

    What if you or someone else suffers a snakebite?  Do you know what to do and what not to do?

    What if you or someone else suffers a snakebite?  Do you know what to do and what not to do?

  • Communities Help Cover Costs For Back-To-School

    Communities Help Cover Costs For Back-To-School

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 5:25 PM EDT2014-07-30 21:25:25 GMT
    School SuppliesSchool Supplies
    Parents are already preparing for back to school shopping, and retail experts say you can expect to spend more this year.
    Parents are already preparing for back to school shopping, and retail experts say you can expect to spend more this year.

  • Spartanburg Man Accused Of Kidnapping, Assault

    Spartanburg Man Accused Of Kidnapping, Assault

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 4:50 PM EDT2014-07-30 20:50:26 GMT
    Eric Quevedo was charged with kidnapping and assaultEric Quevedo was charged with kidnapping and assault
    Spartanburg County Sheriff's deputies arrested Eric Quevedo and charged him with kidnapping and assault. A 15-year-old female told investigators Quevedo beat her and held her against her will Monday night at a home on Case Avenue.
    Spartanburg County Sheriff's deputies arrested Eric Quevedo and charged him with kidnapping and assault. A 15-year-old female told investigators Quevedo beat her and held her against her will Monday night at a home on Case Avenue.
  • MUGS: 27 Arrests Made In Greenville Co. Prostitution Sting

    MUGS: 27 Arrests Made In Greenville Co. Prostitution Sting

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 4:45 PM EDT2014-07-30 20:45:42 GMT
    The operation started July 17 and targeted areas including Old Buncombe Road, Whitehorse Road and hotels in the southern portion of the county, according to sheriff’s office.
    The operation started July 17 and targeted areas including Old Buncombe Road, Whitehorse Road and hotels in the southern portion of the county, according to sheriff’s office.
  • Greer Shelter Receives $100,000 Donation

    Greer Shelter Receives $100,000 Donation

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 2:00 PM EDT2014-07-30 18:00:25 GMT
    Daily Bread Ministries has received a $100,000 donation toward the construction of its Greer Shelter to Empower People facility.
    Daily Bread Ministries has received a $100,000 donation toward the construction of its Greer Shelter to Empower People facility.
  • Gaffney Nightclub Surrenders Liquor License, Closes

    Gaffney Nightclub Surrenders Liquor License, Closes

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 12:53 PM EDT2014-07-30 16:53:04 GMT
    Shooting at the Main Event earlier in July (File)Shooting at the Main Event earlier in July (File)
    Cherokee County Sheriff Steve Mueller tells 7 On Your Side, the "Main Event" nightclub voluntarily surrendered its liquor license, effectively shutting it down.
    Cherokee County Sheriff Steve Mueller tells 7 On Your Side, the "Main Event" nightclub voluntarily surrendered its liquor license, effectively shutting it down.
  • Driver Dies After Being Thrown From Pickup Truck

    Driver Dies After Being Thrown From Pickup Truck

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 11:43 AM EDT2014-07-30 15:43:43 GMT
    A driver has died after a one car accident where the individual wasn't wearing a seat belt.A driver has died after a one car accident where the individual wasn't wearing a seat belt.
    The South Carolina Highway Patrol says a driver died after running off the road and into the trees on Lonesome Dove Road in Laurens County.
    The South Carolina Highway Patrol says a driver died after running off the road and into the trees on Lonesome Dove Road in Laurens County.
  • Arrest Made In Greenville Pizza Hut Robbery

    Arrest Made In Greenville Pizza Hut Robbery

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 11:17 AM EDT2014-07-30 15:17:53 GMT
    Demetrus Allen SimsDemetrus Allen Sims
    The Greenville County Sheriff's Office arrested a man who they say robbed a pizza restaurant Sunday night. Demetrus Allen Sims, 47, is charged with armed robbery and possession of a weapon during a violent crime for the robbery at Pizza Hut on State Park Road.
    The Greenville County Sheriff's Office arrested a man who they say robbed a pizza restaurant Sunday night. Demetrus Allen Sims, 47, is charged with armed robbery and possession of a weapon during a violent crime for the robbery at Pizza Hut on State Park Road.
  • Upstate Job Fairs For July 31st

    Upstate Job Fairs For July 31st

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 11:02 AM EDT2014-07-30 15:02:43 GMT
    The Upstate will host two job fairs on July 31st.The Upstate will host two job fairs on July 31st.
    Job seekers in the Upstate will find two opportunities in Greenville and Spartanburg.
    Job seekers in the Upstate will find two opportunities in Greenville and Spartanburg.
  • Thirsty Thief Breaks Through Brick Wall For Beer

    Thirsty Thief Breaks Through Brick Wall For Beer

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 10:50 AM EDT2014-07-30 14:50:00 GMT
    Courtesy:  Beaufort County Sheriff's OfficeCourtesy: Beaufort County Sheriff's Office
    A man broke through the brick wall of a convenience store in the Lowcountry where sheriff's investigators say he stole a 12-pack of beer. The Beaufort County Sheriff's Office is trying to identify the man who broke into the Enmark store on Commerce Place West in Bluffton early Tuesday morning.
    A man broke through the brick wall of a convenience store in the Lowcountry where sheriff's investigators say he stole a 12-pack of beer. The Beaufort County Sheriff's Office is trying to identify the man who broke into the Enmark store on Commerce Place West in Bluffton early Tuesday morning.
  • Police: Naked Intruder Fell Asleep In Couple's Bed

    Police: Naked Intruder Fell Asleep In Couple's Bed

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 10:35 AM EDT2014-07-30 14:35:21 GMT
    A woman is out on appeal bond after admitting she shot a man over bad sex.A woman is out on appeal bond after admitting she shot a man over bad sex.
    A New Mexico man faces charges after authorities say a couple found him naked and sleeping in their bed. Investigators say 30-year-old Freddy Shelby of Albuquerque was arrested Sunday after the homeowners called police to report their unwanted mystery guest.
    A New Mexico man faces charges after authorities say a couple found him naked and sleeping in their bed. Investigators say 30-year-old Freddy Shelby of Albuquerque was arrested Sunday after the homeowners called police to report their unwanted mystery guest.
  • 911 Caller Found Dead In Greenville Home With Poker Machines

    911 Caller Found Dead In Greenville Home With Poker Machines

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 10:00 AM EDT2014-07-30 14:00:22 GMT
    Deputies arrived at the home and were told by EMS personnel that the caller was unresponsive and died at the home.Deputies arrived at the home and were told by EMS personnel that the caller was unresponsive and died at the home.
    Greenville County Sheriff's investigators are looking into a case where a man was found dead in a home that contained six poker machines. The sheriff's office says emergency medical services were called to a home on Springbrook Drive in Greenville on Tuesday. Deputies arrived at the home and were told by EMS personnel that the caller was unresponsive and died at the home.
    Greenville County Sheriff's investigators are looking into a case where a man was found dead in a home that contained six poker machines. The sheriff's office says emergency medical services were called to a home on Springbrook Drive in Greenville on Tuesday. Deputies arrived at the home and were told by EMS personnel that the caller was unresponsive and died at the home.
  • 12 Vehicles Broken Into In Taylors

    12 Vehicles Broken Into In Taylors

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 9:51 AM EDT2014-07-30 13:51:01 GMT
    The crimes were reported on Corbin Court, Juniper Bend Circle and Cedar Crossing Lane.The crimes were reported on Corbin Court, Juniper Bend Circle and Cedar Crossing Lane.
    Greenville County Sheriff's deputies are investigating a dozen reports of thefts from cars in Taylors. The Sheriff's Office received 12 auto breaking incident reports in a 24-hour span between July 28 and 29.
    Greenville County Sheriff's deputies are investigating a dozen reports of thefts from cars in Taylors. The Sheriff's Office received 12 auto breaking incident reports in a 24-hour span between July 28 and 29.
  • Gvl. Resident Awarded Exception Citizen Service Award

    Gvl. Resident Awarded Exception Citizen Service Award

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 8:46 AM EDT2014-07-30 12:46:55 GMT
    Charles Garretson was awarded the Exceptional Citizen Service Award by the Fire Department in Greenville on July 28th.
    Charles Garretson was awarded the Exceptional Citizen Service Award by the Fire Department in Greenville on July 28th.
  • The Potters Storehouse Will Give Away School Supplies On July 30th

    The Potters Storehouse Will Give Away School Supplies On July 30th

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 7:59 AM EDT2014-07-30 11:59:58 GMT
    The Potters Storehouse will be giving away school supplies on July 30th from 10 am until 2 pm.The Potters Storehouse will be giving away school supplies on July 30th from 10 am until 2 pm.
    The Potters Storehouse in Jonesville will give away school supplies for children in need throughout the day on July 30th.
    The Potters Storehouse in Jonesville will give away school supplies for children in need throughout the day on July 30th.
  • NC Escaped Inmates Caught In Georgia

    NC Escaped Inmates Caught In Georgia

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 7:39 AM EDT2014-07-30 11:39:42 GMT
    Here are the most recent pictures of the pair. They are considered armed and dangerous.Here are the most recent pictures of the pair. They are considered armed and dangerous.

    Phillip and Calvin Metcalf have been captured by officials in Calhoun, Georgia at around 5 am this morning, according to deputies in Avery County.

    Phillip and Calvin Metcalf have been captured by officials in Calhoun, Georgia at around 5 am this morning, according to deputies in Avery County.

  • Pennies For Passion Ride Raises Money For Local Hospital

    Pennies For Passion Ride Raises Money For Local Hospital

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 6:43 AM EDT2014-07-30 10:43:04 GMT
    A motorcycle rally in Maggie Valley kicks off on July 30th, with the final leg of a charity motorcycle ride for a local hospital occurring later in the week.
    A motorcycle rally in Maggie Valley kicks off on July 30th, with the final leg of a charity motorcycle ride for a local hospital occurring later in the week.
  • Six LGBT Couples To Apply For Marriage Licenses In Greenville

    Six LGBT Couples To Apply For Marriage Licenses In Greenville

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 6:27 AM EDT2014-07-30 10:27:00 GMT
    The Campaign for Southern Equality says that local LGBT couples will apply for marriage licenses on July 30th at 10 am in Greenville County.
    The Campaign for Southern Equality says that local LGBT couples will apply for marriage licenses on July 30th at 10 am in Greenville County.
  • Officials Discuss Green Transportation Initiatives On July 30th

    Officials Discuss Green Transportation Initiatives On July 30th

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 5:52 AM EDT2014-07-30 09:52:13 GMT
    Officials from various agencies will come together today to renew their commitment to green initiatives.  Officials from various agencies will come together today to renew their commitment to green initiatives.
    Blue Ridge Parkway and renewable energy officials will renew their commitment to the Green Parks Plan in the morning on July 30th.
    Blue Ridge Parkway and renewable energy officials will renew their commitment to the Green Parks Plan in the morning on July 30th.
  • Oconee Co. Deputies Investigating Suspected Homicide In Westminster

    Oconee Co. Deputies Investigating Suspected Homicide In Westminster

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 5:16 AM EDT2014-07-30 09:16:34 GMT
    Investigators along with the county coroner are working to determine a cause of death. Investigators along with the county coroner are working to determine a cause of death.

    Oconee County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating what they are now considering a homicide in Westminster after they found a 71 year old man dead in the Foxwood Hills Development on Tuesday.

    Oconee County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating what they are now considering a homicide in Westminster after they found a 71 year old man dead in the Foxwood Hills Development on Tuesday.

  • Body Found In Lake Hartwell ID'd To Be Missing Person

    Body Found In Lake Hartwell ID'd To Be Missing Person

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 5:02 AM EDT2014-07-30 09:02:44 GMT
    Courtesy: US Army Corps Of EngineersCourtesy: US Army Corps Of Engineers
    Clemson City Police are investigating after a body found in Lake Hartwell was identified as James Davis, a missing person from Clemson. 
    Clemson City Police are investigating after a body found in Lake Hartwell was identified as James Davis, a missing person from Clemson. 
  • Local Teen Heading to Grand Finale In Food Network Competition

    Local Teen Heading to Grand Finale In Food Network Competition

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 4:39 AM EDT2014-07-30 08:39:06 GMT
    Wren High School's Tommi Rae won the Food Network show, Chopped Teen Challenge, on Tuesday. She is now heading to the grand finale, which airs August 12th on Food Network.
    Wren High School's Tommi Rae won the Food Network show, Chopped Teen Challenge, on Tuesday. She is now heading to the grand finale, which airs August 12th on Food Network.
  • Georgia Pushes Adults To Finish College Programs

    Georgia Pushes Adults To Finish College Programs

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 4:24 AM EDT2014-07-30 08:24:07 GMT
    Georgia is launching a campaign to get adults back in school who started but didn't finish their degrees.Georgia is launching a campaign to get adults back in school who started but didn't finish their degrees.

    Georgia is launching a campaign to get adults back in school who started but didn't finish their degrees. The "Go Back Move Ahead" campaign launched on Tuesday. Leaders of Georgia's four-year university and technical college systems say nontraditional students are essential to meeting college completion goals and to filling jobs.

    Georgia is launching a campaign to get adults back in school who started but didn't finish their degrees. The "Go Back Move Ahead" campaign launched on Tuesday. Leaders of Georgia's four-year university and technical college systems say nontraditional students are essential to meeting college completion goals and to filling jobs.

  • 5 Hospitalized In Georgia Chemical Spill

    5 Hospitalized In Georgia Chemical Spill

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 4:21 AM EDT2014-07-30 08:21:53 GMT
    Forsyth County fire officials say five people working at the county's water plant have been hospitalized in a chemical spill.Forsyth County fire officials say five people working at the county's water plant have been hospitalized in a chemical spill.

    Forsyth County fire officials say five people working at the county's water plant have been hospitalized in a chemical spill. Fire Chief Jason Shivers says the workers were unloading sodium hydroxide from a truck when residual gas was released and caused eye irritation Tuesday afternoon.

    Forsyth County fire officials say five people working at the county's water plant have been hospitalized in a chemical spill. Fire Chief Jason Shivers says the workers were unloading sodium hydroxide from a truck when residual gas was released and caused eye irritation Tuesday afternoon.

  • New Playgrounds Arrive In Spartanburg

    New Playgrounds Arrive In Spartanburg

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 4:01 AM EDT2014-07-30 08:01:56 GMT
    new equipment going in at summerhill park new equipment going in at summerhill park
    In October 2013, Spartanburg City Council approved $2.5 million to improve the cities trails, parks, and recreation throughout the city .Construction for the new playground in Summerhill Estates has just started. 
    In October 2013, Spartanburg City Council approved $2.5 million to improve the cities trails, parks, and recreation throughout the city .Construction for the new playground in Summerhill Estates has just started. 
  • Woodruff To Add Fire Service Fees To Non-Taxpayers

    Woodruff To Add Fire Service Fees To Non-Taxpayers

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 9:46 PM EDT2014-07-30 01:46:10 GMT
    The city of Woodruff voted Tuesday night to allow the Woodruff Fire Department to start charging fees when responding to vehicle wrecks and hazmat situations.
    The city of Woodruff voted Tuesday night to allow the Woodruff Fire Department to start charging fees when responding to vehicle wrecks and hazmat situations.
  • Experts Say "Concussion Law" Is Working

    Experts Say "Concussion Law" Is Working

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 6:34 PM EDT2014-07-29 22:34:27 GMT
    On the day the NCAA settled a $70 million class-action head injury lawsuit, scores of high school coaches from across the state gathered at the TD Convention Center to discuss the upcoming season. One of the discussion topics: concussions.
    On the day the NCAA settled a $70 million class-action head injury lawsuit, scores of high school coaches from across the state gathered at the TD Convention Center to discuss the upcoming season. One of the discussion topics: concussions.
  • New Standard for Teaching Evolution in SC Gets Approval

    New Standard for Teaching Evolution in SC Gets Approval

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 6:27 PM EDT2014-07-29 22:27:02 GMT
    An education panel discusses the new evolution standard Tuesday.An education panel discusses the new evolution standard Tuesday.
    South Carolina biology teachers would be using a new standard for teaching evolution, after a joint education panel approved a change Tuesday.
    South Carolina biology teachers would be using a new standard for teaching evolution, after a joint education panel approved a change Tuesday.
  • Wellford Parents Accused Of Making Meth Around Child

    Wellford Parents Accused Of Making Meth Around Child

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 5:40 PM EDT2014-07-29 21:40:25 GMT
    Johnny Stafford, 46, and his wife Martha, 48, were arrested and charged with manufacturing methamphetamine, methamphetamine waste disposal and manufacturing methamphetamine in the presense of a child.
    Johnny Stafford, 46, and his wife Martha, 48, were arrested and charged with manufacturing methamphetamine, methamphetamine waste disposal and manufacturing methamphetamine in the presense of a child.
  • Police: Scammer Pretended To Be Pastor With Daughter Who Posed Nude

    Police: Scammer Pretended To Be Pastor With Daughter Who Posed Nude

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 5:16 PM EDT2014-07-29 21:16:32 GMT
    A Greenwood Co. man who posed as a Charlotte-area pastor and State Bureau of Investigation agent to steal victims’ money is now behind bars following an investigation by the SBI, Attorney General Roy Cooper said Tuesday.
    A Greenwood Co. man who posed as a Charlotte-area pastor and State Bureau of Investigation agent to steal victims’ money is now behind bars following an investigation by the SBI, Attorney General Roy Cooper said Tuesday.
  • 3 Men Accused Of Stealing Clemson University Equipment

    3 Men Accused Of Stealing Clemson University Equipment

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 4:57 PM EDT2014-07-29 20:57:01 GMT
    Ronnie Young, Tyson Reese & Elmer Garner were arrested and charged with grand theftRonnie Young, Tyson Reese & Elmer Garner were arrested and charged with grand theft
    Clemson University police arrested Ronnie Dale Young, Elmer Eugene Garner and Tyson Urian Reese and charged them with grand theft. The men are accused of taking a large piece of printing equipment from a loading dock at Godfrey Hall on July 11th.
    Clemson University police arrested Ronnie Dale Young, Elmer Eugene Garner and Tyson Urian Reese and charged them with grand theft. The men are accused of taking a large piece of printing equipment from a loading dock at Godfrey Hall on July 11th.
  • Buncombe County Man Dies In House Fire

    Buncombe County Man Dies In House Fire

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 4:49 PM EDT2014-07-29 20:49:59 GMT
    1 person died after a house fire in Buncombe County1 person died after a house fire in Buncombe County
    The Asheville-Buncombe Arson Task Force is investigating a deadly house fire at 30 Aspen Court. The Buncombe County Sheriff's Office says one person died in the fire. Deputies identified the victim as Anthony Williams.
    The Asheville-Buncombe Arson Task Force is investigating a deadly house fire at 30 Aspen Court. The Buncombe County Sheriff's Office says one person died in the fire. Deputies identified the victim as Anthony Williams.
  • 91-Year-Old Volunteer Nominated For National Meals On Wheels Contest

    91-Year-Old Volunteer Nominated For National Meals On Wheels Contest

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 4:49 PM EDT2014-07-29 20:49:46 GMT
    Three volunteers from the Upstate, including a 91-year-old man in Greer, are up for a prestigious title: The 2014 Meals On Wheels American Volunteer.
    Three volunteers from the Upstate, including a 91-year-old man in Greer, are up for a prestigious title: The 2014 Meals On Wheels American Volunteer.
  • South Carolina Not Shaken By Same-Sex Marriage Court Ruling

    South Carolina Not Shaken By Same-Sex Marriage Court Ruling

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 3:52 PM EDT2014-07-29 19:52:52 GMT
    South Carolina says it's not shaken by a court ruling allowing same-sex marriage in Virginia. Monday, the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals struck down the state's ban on gay marriage.
    South Carolina says it's not shaken by a court ruling allowing same-sex marriage in Virginia. Monday, the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals struck down the state's ban on gay marriage.
  • Greenville Worker, Mower Topple Into Reedy River

    Greenville Worker, Mower Topple Into Reedy River

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 3:39 PM EDT2014-07-29 19:39:12 GMT
    A Greenville city worker was mowing grass close to a pedestrian bridge off Woodland Way when his mower toppled down a steep embankment into the Reedy River, trapping the man underneath.
    A Greenville city worker was mowing grass close to a pedestrian bridge off Woodland Way when his mower toppled down a steep embankment into the Reedy River, trapping the man underneath.
  • Union Police Searching For Missing Man

    Union Police Searching For Missing Man

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 2:52 PM EDT2014-07-29 18:52:04 GMT
    Albert Dunn, Jr., 62, is described as a black male standing around 6 feet tall, weighing approximately 170 pounds with black hair and brown eyes.
    Albert Dunn, Jr., 62, is described as a black male standing around 6 feet tall, weighing approximately 170 pounds with black hair and brown eyes.
  • Police: Grass Stolen From Woman's Yard

    Police: Grass Stolen From Woman's Yard

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 12:43 PM EDT2014-07-29 16:43:26 GMT
    When asked if she knew who had stolen the sod, the woman stated it was "someone with small feet" due to the footprints in the dirt.When asked if she knew who had stolen the sod, the woman stated it was "someone with small feet" due to the footprints in the dirt.
    The City of Spartanburg Police Department released a report stating a woman had grass stolen from her front yard.
    The City of Spartanburg Police Department released a report stating a woman had grass stolen from her front yard.
  • Panthers QB Newton Gives Shoes To Fan At Training Camp

    Panthers QB Newton Gives Shoes To Fan At Training Camp

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 12:40 PM EDT2014-07-29 16:40:47 GMT
    Brian Cooper was the lucky recipient of Cam Newton’s cleats after the Panthers practice on Monday. (Facebook)Brian Cooper was the lucky recipient of Cam Newton’s cleats after the Panthers practice on Monday. (Facebook)
    Cam Newton, the Panthers' Pro Bowl quarterback, stopped to give a souvenir to a fan after practice on Monday.
    Cam Newton, the Panthers' Pro Bowl quarterback, stopped to give a souvenir to a fan after practice on Monday.
  • National Education Study Ranks NC In Top 10

    National Education Study Ranks NC In Top 10

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 11:51 AM EDT2014-07-29 15:51:32 GMT
    A study published by the American Legislative Exchange Council has ranked all of the states in the US in terms of education.
    A study published by the American Legislative Exchange Council has ranked all of the states in the US in terms of education.
  • Study: 35 Percent In US Facing Debt Collectors

    Study: 35 Percent In US Facing Debt Collectors

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 10:58 AM EDT2014-07-29 14:58:12 GMT
    Budget season includes tax increase, less state fundingBudget season includes tax increase, less state funding
    A study by the Urban Institute shows that more than 35 percent of Americans have debts and unpaid bills that have been reported to collection agencies. 
    A study by the Urban Institute shows that more than 35 percent of Americans have debts and unpaid bills that have been reported to collection agencies. 
  • Upstate Job Fairs On July 30th

    Upstate Job Fairs On July 30th

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 10:18 AM EDT2014-07-29 14:18:28 GMT
    The Upstate will host 3 job fairs throughout the Upstate on July 30th.The Upstate will host 3 job fairs throughout the Upstate on July 30th.
    The Upstate will be hosting 3 different job fairs on July 30th in Greenville and Union.
    The Upstate will be hosting 3 different job fairs on July 30th in Greenville and Union.
  • NYC Woman Finds Wedding Dress Lost After Sandy

    NYC Woman Finds Wedding Dress Lost After Sandy

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 10:06 AM EDT2014-07-29 14:06:05 GMT
    Teams Pitch Ideas To Protect Coastlines After Superstorm SandyTeams Pitch Ideas To Protect Coastlines After Superstorm Sandy
    When a New York City dry cleaners was destroyed by Superstorm Sandy, the only item to survive was Nicole Pagliaro's wedding dress.
    When a New York City dry cleaners was destroyed by Superstorm Sandy, the only item to survive was Nicole Pagliaro's wedding dress.
  • Citizens Fire Academy Accepting Applications In Greenville

    Citizens Fire Academy Accepting Applications In Greenville

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 9:21 AM EDT2014-07-29 13:21:19 GMT
    The Citizens Fire Academy is now accepting applications.The Citizens Fire Academy is now accepting applications.
    The Greenville City Fire Department is accepting applications for their Citizens Fire Academy, a seven-week program designed to show participants the daily life of a firefighter.
    The Greenville City Fire Department is accepting applications for their Citizens Fire Academy, a seven-week program designed to show participants the daily life of a firefighter.
  • Big League World Series Semifinal Preview

    Big League World Series Semifinal Preview

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 8:52 AM EDT2014-07-29 12:52:35 GMT
    The Big League Worlds Series in Easley is entering its 7th day of competition on July 29th, and is hosting a regional matchup that decides who moves on to the championship game.
    The Big League Worlds Series in Easley is entering its 7th day of competition on July 29th, and is hosting a regional matchup that decides who moves on to the championship game.
  • 1 Dead In Buncombe County House Fire

    1 Dead In Buncombe County House Fire

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 7:40 AM EDT2014-07-29 11:40:18 GMT
    1 person has died after a house fire in Buncombe County this morning.1 person has died after a house fire in Buncombe County this morning.
    The Asheville Fire Department says that a house fire on Aspen Court in Buncombe County has left 1 dead in the early hours of July 29th.
    The Asheville Fire Department says that a house fire on Aspen Court in Buncombe County has left 1 dead in the early hours of July 29th.
  • East McBee In Greenville Closed On July 29th

    East McBee In Greenville Closed On July 29th

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 7:31 AM EDT2014-07-29 11:31:45 GMT
    East McBee Avenue will be closed for most of the day on July 29th.East McBee Avenue will be closed for most of the day on July 29th.
    The westbound lane of East McBee Avenue between Spring Street and South Main Street will be closed on July 29th.
    The westbound lane of East McBee Avenue between Spring Street and South Main Street will be closed on July 29th.
  • Man Robbed By Door-To-Door Vegetable Dealer In Spartanburg

    Man Robbed By Door-To-Door Vegetable Dealer In Spartanburg

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 7:18 AM EDT2014-07-29 11:18:37 GMT
    Police in Spartanburg are looking into a robbery that they say occurred on Cleveland Park Drive on the night of July 27th.
    Police in Spartanburg are looking into a robbery that they say occurred on Cleveland Park Drive on the night of July 27th.
  • Attorney: Deputies Aware Of Several Ongoing Gambling Operations

    Attorney: Deputies Aware Of Several Ongoing Gambling Operations

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 6:47 AM EDT2014-07-29 10:47:53 GMT
    An attorney for a convicted Greenville County gambler says deputies are now aware of several ongoing operations.An attorney for a convicted Greenville County gambler says deputies are now aware of several ongoing operations.
    An attorney for convicted gambler Izzat Khalil said his client has given information to Greenville and Spartanburg County deputies about several ongoing gambling operations in those counties. 
    An attorney for convicted gambler Izzat Khalil said his client has given information to Greenville and Spartanburg County deputies about several ongoing gambling operations in those counties. 
  • Anderson Native Debuts On Food Network On July 29th

    Anderson Native Debuts On Food Network On July 29th

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 5:16 AM EDT2014-07-29 09:16:18 GMT
    Tommi Rae Fowler, a rising junior at Wren High School, will compete in Food Network’s “Chopped Teen Challenge” on July 29th at 10 pm.
    Tommi Rae Fowler, a rising junior at Wren High School, will compete in Food Network’s “Chopped Teen Challenge” on July 29th at 10 pm.
  • 'Awake With Drake' Returns To Spartanburg Studio

    'Awake With Drake' Returns To Spartanburg Studio

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 4:47 AM EDT2014-07-29 08:47:44 GMT
    Craig Debolt is now the official host of Bill Drake’s radio show, “Awake With Drake,” which is hosting its first broadcast from Drake’s original studio on July 29th.
    Craig Debolt is now the official host of Bill Drake’s radio show, “Awake With Drake,” which is hosting its first broadcast from Drake’s original studio on July 29th.
  • About 84,000 GA Children To Begin Pre-School

    About 84,000 GA Children To Begin Pre-School

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 4:40 AM EDT2014-07-29 08:40:21 GMT
    Department of Early Care and Learning officials say about 84,000 children are expected to enroll in Georgia's pre-kindergarten program this year.Department of Early Care and Learning officials say about 84,000 children are expected to enroll in Georgia's pre-kindergarten program this year.

    Department of Early Care and Learning officials say about 84,000 children are expected to enroll in Georgia's pre-kindergarten program this year. Department spokesman Reg Griffin says during the 2013-14 school year, the state's voluntary pre-kindergarten program served 66 percent of 4-year-old children in the state. Griffin says nearly 82,000 children were enrolled in the program last year.

    Department of Early Care and Learning officials say about 84,000 children are expected to enroll in Georgia's pre-kindergarten program this year. Department spokesman Reg Griffin says during the 2013-14 school year, the state's voluntary pre-kindergarten program served 66 percent of 4-year-old children in the state. Griffin says nearly 82,000 children were enrolled in the program last year.

  • Charter Schools Host Information Expo For Education Seekers

    Charter Schools Host Information Expo For Education Seekers

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 4:14 AM EDT2014-07-29 08:14:40 GMT
    Public Charter schools will be hosting an Expo on July 29th from 5:30 pm until 7 pm at the Homewood Suites in Greenville.Public Charter schools will be hosting an Expo on July 29th from 5:30 pm until 7 pm at the Homewood Suites in Greenville.
    Public Charter schools in Greenville will be hosting an information expo on July 29th from 5:30 pm until 7 pm at the Homewood Suites on Carolina Point Parkway.
    Public Charter schools in Greenville will be hosting an information expo on July 29th from 5:30 pm until 7 pm at the Homewood Suites on Carolina Point Parkway.
  • Upstate Officer Arrests Affect Safety

    Upstate Officer Arrests Affect Safety

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 4:13 AM EDT2014-07-29 08:13:59 GMT
    Iva Police Chief Arrested, Charged With CDV and Assault and BatteryIva Police Chief Arrested, Charged With CDV and Assault and Battery
    The Town of Iva is operating without its police chief after his weekend arrest. It's the latest instance of officers finding themselves on the other side of the law.
    The Town of Iva is operating without its police chief after his weekend arrest. It's the latest instance of officers finding themselves on the other side of the law.
  • SC Becoming More Secretive

    SC Becoming More Secretive

    Monday, July 28 2014 6:44 PM EDT2014-07-28 22:44:35 GMT
    DeAngelo Gantt Sentenced In Deadly ShootingDeAngelo Gantt Sentenced In Deadly Shooting
    Watchdog groups in South Carolina are worried that several recent state Supreme Court rulings and other actions are making the state more secretive, making it harder for you to follow your government.
    Watchdog groups in South Carolina are worried that several recent state Supreme Court rulings and other actions are making the state more secretive, making it harder for you to follow your government.
  • "Hey, Spartanburg" App Launches

    "Hey, Spartanburg" App Launches

    Monday, July 28 2014 6:42 PM EDT2014-07-28 22:42:15 GMT
    The city launched a new smartphone app that's aimed at helping the city help residents. The free app, which is available on both iPhone and Android, allows users to submit maintenance requests for everything from potholes to broken street lights.
    The city launched a new smartphone app that's aimed at helping the city help residents. The free app, which is available on both iPhone and Android, allows users to submit maintenance requests for everything from potholes to broken street lights.
  • New Scam Hitting Your Email

    New Scam Hitting Your Email

    Monday, July 28 2014 6:23 PM EDT2014-07-28 22:23:23 GMT

    A warning before you open that next email: In just one click, you could be giving up personal information without even knowing it. A new scam hitting the Upstate highlights the risk.

    A warning before you open that next email: In just one click, you could be giving up personal information without even knowing it. A new scam hitting the Upstate highlights the risk.

  • Lt. Gov Candidates Address SC Senior Needs, Lack of Resources

    Lt. Gov Candidates Address SC Senior Needs, Lack of Resources

    Monday, July 28 2014 6:22 PM EDT2014-07-28 22:22:13 GMT
    Candidates for Lieutenant Governor are releasing plans to address South Carolina’s senior needs.Candidates for Lieutenant Governor are releasing plans to address South Carolina’s senior needs.
    From overcrowded nursing home to a lack of transportation—candidates for Lieutenant Governor are releasing plans to address South Carolina’s senior needs.
    From overcrowded nursing home to a lack of transportation—candidates for Lieutenant Governor are releasing plans to address South Carolina’s senior needs.

  • Spartanburg Man Found Dead Near Railroad Tracks Identified

    Spartanburg Man Found Dead Near Railroad Tracks Identified

    Monday, July 28 2014 4:46 PM EDT2014-07-28 20:46:31 GMT
    Man Found Dead Near Spartanburg Railroad TracksMan Found Dead Near Spartanburg Railroad Tracks
    The Spartanburg County Coroner's Office says a man was found dead near railroad tracks in Spartanburg. Coroner Rusty Clevenger says a passing train crew noticed the man on the east side of the tracks, behind a home on Carson Avenue Sunday afternoon.
    The Spartanburg County Coroner's Office says a man was found dead near railroad tracks in Spartanburg. Coroner Rusty Clevenger says a passing train crew noticed the man on the east side of the tracks, behind a home on Carson Avenue Sunday afternoon.
  • Wild Video Shows TN Tornado In Neighbor's Yard

    Wild Video Shows TN Tornado In Neighbor's Yard

    Monday, July 28 2014 2:56 PM EDT2014-07-28 18:56:00 GMT
    YouTubeYouTube

    A tornado was caught on camera in Gray, TN Sunday.

    A tornado was caught on camera in Gray, TN Sunday.

  • US Court: Va. Gay Marriage Ban Unconstitutional

    US Court: Va. Gay Marriage Ban Unconstitutional

    Monday, July 28 2014 2:23 PM EDT2014-07-28 18:23:33 GMT
    A federal appeals court has struck down Virginia's same-sex marriage ban.A federal appeals court has struck down Virginia's same-sex marriage ban.
    A three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond ruled Monday that state constitutional and statutory provisions barring gay marriage and denying recognition of such unions performed in other states violate the U.S. Constitution.
    A three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond ruled Monday that state constitutional and statutory provisions barring gay marriage and denying recognition of such unions performed in other states violate the U.S. Constitution.
  • Panthers Training Camp Activities For July 29th

    Panthers Training Camp Activities For July 29th

    Monday, July 28 2014 1:03 PM EDT2014-07-28 17:03:27 GMT
    The Panthers will hold a preseason practice on July 28th at Wofford College, starting at 9:25 am.The Panthers will hold a preseason practice on July 28th at Wofford College, starting at 9:25 am.
    The Carolina Panthers are continuing their preseason practice on July 29th at Wofford College from 9:25 am until 11:35 am.
    The Carolina Panthers are continuing their preseason practice on July 29th at Wofford College from 9:25 am until 11:35 am.
  • Panthers Training Camp Schedule For July 28th

    Panthers Training Camp Schedule For July 28th

    Monday, July 28 2014 1:00 PM EDT2014-07-28 17:00:46 GMT
    The Panthers will hold a practice today at Wofford College, starting at 9:25 am.The Panthers will hold a practice today at Wofford College, starting at 9:25 am.
    The Carolina Panthers will continue their training camp at Wofford College on July 28th from 9:25 am until 11:35 am.
    The Carolina Panthers will continue their training camp at Wofford College on July 28th from 9:25 am until 11:35 am.
  • Hundreds Of Dollars Worth Of Quarters Taken From Car Wash

    Hundreds Of Dollars Worth Of Quarters Taken From Car Wash

    Monday, July 28 2014 12:55 PM EDT2014-07-28 16:55:18 GMT
    Three white males were seen breaking into the coin machine use wires and tools.Three white males were seen breaking into the coin machine use wires and tools.
    Spartanburg Police are looking for 3 male suspects after police say they robbed a car wash Friday evening.
    Spartanburg Police are looking for 3 male suspects after police say they robbed a car wash Friday evening.
  • Greenville Deputies Fired After Federal Gambling Investigation

    Greenville Deputies Fired After Federal Gambling Investigation

    Monday, July 28 2014 12:14 PM EDT2014-07-28 16:14:38 GMT
    Two Greenville County deputies were fired in connection with federal gambling investigation.Two Greenville County deputies were fired in connection with federal gambling investigation.
    Greenville County Sheriff Steve Loftis confirms two deputies were fired because of information related to a federal gambling investigation.
    Greenville County Sheriff Steve Loftis confirms two deputies were fired because of information related to a federal gambling investigation.
  • Iva Police Chief Suspended From Duty After Arrest, CDV Charge

    Iva Police Chief Suspended From Duty After Arrest, CDV Charge

    Monday, July 28 2014 12:11 PM EDT2014-07-28 16:11:46 GMT
    The Iva Police Chief was arrested by the Anderson County Sheriff's Office and is suspended from his duties until the Iva Town Council looks into the incident.
    The Iva Police Chief was arrested by the Anderson County Sheriff's Office and is suspended from his duties until the Iva Town Council looks into the incident.
  • Carolina Panthers Season Preview

    Carolina Panthers Season Preview

    Monday, July 28 2014 11:40 AM EDT2014-07-28 15:40:10 GMT
    Photo from Panthers CampPhoto from Panthers Camp
    The Carolina Panthers have held their training camp at Wofford College since 1995, and we have their complete training camp schedule as well as their regular season games!
    The Carolina Panthers have held their training camp at Wofford College since 1995, and we have their complete training camp schedule as well as their regular season games!
  • Volunteers Asked To Help Clean Up Lake Hartwell

    Volunteers Asked To Help Clean Up Lake Hartwell

    Monday, July 28 2014 11:31 AM EDT2014-07-28 15:31:28 GMT
    Courtesy: US Army Corps Of EngineersCourtesy: US Army Corps Of Engineers
    Volunteers are asked to lend a hand to help clean up Lake Hartwell Aug. 1 through Sept. 20.
    Volunteers are asked to lend a hand to help clean up Lake Hartwell Aug. 1 through Sept. 20.
  • Study Says Fist Bumps Spread Fewer Bacteria Than Handshakes Or High-Fives

    Study Says Fist Bumps Spread Fewer Bacteria Than Handshakes Or High-Fives

    Monday, July 28 2014 10:54 AM EDT2014-07-28 14:54:13 GMT
    Associated Press file photoAssociated Press file photo
    When it comes to preventing the spread of germs, maybe the president is on to something with his fondness for fist bumps. A new study found that a quick fist bump spreads only one-twentieth the amount of bacteria that a handshake does. 
    When it comes to preventing the spread of germs, maybe the president is on to something with his fondness for fist bumps. A new study found that a quick fist bump spreads only one-twentieth the amount of bacteria that a handshake does. 
  • Greenville Zoo Recipient Of Nature Play Grant

    Greenville Zoo Recipient Of Nature Play Grant

    Monday, July 28 2014 8:59 AM EDT2014-07-28 12:59:26 GMT
    The Association of Zoos and Aquariums has named the Greenville Zoo as a winner for the “Nature Play Begins at Your Zoo And Aquarium” grant.
    The Association of Zoos and Aquariums has named the Greenville Zoo as a winner for the “Nature Play Begins at Your Zoo And Aquarium” grant.
  • Deputies Not Clear On Where Victim Was Shot

    Deputies Not Clear On Where Victim Was Shot

    Monday, July 28 2014 8:51 AM EDT2014-07-28 12:51:49 GMT
    Deputies in Anderson County are investigating a shooting, but are not quite sure where the victim was actually shot.Deputies in Anderson County are investigating a shooting, but are not quite sure where the victim was actually shot.

    A man drove himself to AnMed Health just before midnight on July 27th with a gunshot wound, and deputies in Anderson aren’t sure where the shooting happened.

    A man drove himself to AnMed Health just before midnight on July 27th with a gunshot wound, and deputies in Anderson aren’t sure where the shooting happened.

  • Rep. Sellers To Announce Plan For SC Seniors

    Rep. Sellers To Announce Plan For SC Seniors

    Monday, July 28 2014 8:16 AM EDT2014-07-28 12:16:41 GMT
    Representative Sellers will announce his health care plan for seniors on July 28th.Representative Sellers will announce his health care plan for seniors on July 28th.
    Representative Bakari Sellers plans to announce his health care plan for South Carolina seniors in the morning of July 28th in Greenville.
    Representative Bakari Sellers plans to announce his health care plan for South Carolina seniors in the morning of July 28th in Greenville.
  • Job Fairs For July 29th

    Job Fairs For July 29th

    Monday, July 28 2014 7:53 AM EDT2014-07-28 11:53:58 GMT
    Job seekers will find two opportunities for employment across the Upstate on July 29th.Job seekers will find two opportunities for employment across the Upstate on July 29th.
    Job seekers will find employment opportunities in Union and Greenville for July 29th.
    Job seekers will find employment opportunities in Union and Greenville for July 29th.
  • Storm Photos From July 25-27

    Storm Photos From July 25-27

    Monday, July 28 2014 7:12 AM EDT2014-07-28 11:12:48 GMT
    Here are some viewer photos from the storms on the weekend of July 25-27. 
    Here are some viewer photos from the storms on the weekend of July 25-27. 
  • Blue Ridge Mall Hosts Car Seat Inspections

    Blue Ridge Mall Hosts Car Seat Inspections

    Monday, July 28 2014 6:36 AM EDT2014-07-28 10:36:05 GMT
    The Blue Ridge Mall will host an event to check if your children's car seat is installed properly from 1 pm until 3 pm today.The Blue Ridge Mall will host an event to check if your children's car seat is installed properly from 1 pm until 3 pm today.

    Authorities in Hendersonville will host a child's car seat inspection on July 28th from 1 pm until 3 pm at the Blue Ridge Mall.

    Authorities in Hendersonville will host a child's car seat inspection on July 28th from 1 pm until 3 pm at the Blue Ridge Mall.

  • Deputies Investigating Shooting In Laurens

    Deputies Investigating Shooting In Laurens

    Monday, July 28 2014 5:28 AM EDT2014-07-28 09:28:30 GMT
    Deputies in Laurens County say a man showed up to Laurens Memorial Hospital with a gunshot wound early on July 28th.Deputies in Laurens County say a man showed up to Laurens Memorial Hospital with a gunshot wound early on July 28th.
    A man showed up to Laurens Memorial Hospital early on July 28th with a gunshot wound, and deputies say they are not sure where the shooting happened.  
    A man showed up to Laurens Memorial Hospital early on July 28th with a gunshot wound, and deputies say they are not sure where the shooting happened.  
  • Job Fairs For July 28th

    Job Fairs For July 28th

    Monday, July 28 2014 4:45 AM EDT2014-07-28 08:45:43 GMT
    The Upstate will host two job fairs on July 28th.The Upstate will host two job fairs on July 28th.
    You’ll find two opportunities for employment today in Greenville and Simpsonville.
    You’ll find two opportunities for employment today in Greenville and Simpsonville.
  • 14-Year-Old Boy Drowns In SC Lake

    14-Year-Old Boy Drowns In SC Lake

    Monday, July 28 2014 4:43 AM EDT2014-07-28 08:43:28 GMT
    A 14-year-old boy drowned at Lake Wateree State Park while swimming with his family.A 14-year-old boy drowned at Lake Wateree State Park while swimming with his family.

    A 14-year-old boy drowned at Lake Wateree State Park while swimming with his family. The Herald of Rock Hill reports that Jeramie Coleman drowned Saturday. Fairfield County Coroner Barkley Ramsey says the teen swam too far into the lake and began struggling. Bystanders tried unsuccessfully to rescue him.

    A 14-year-old boy drowned at Lake Wateree State Park while swimming with his family. The Herald of Rock Hill reports that Jeramie Coleman drowned Saturday. Fairfield County Coroner Barkley Ramsey says the teen swam too far into the lake and began struggling. Bystanders tried unsuccessfully to rescue him.

  • Coroner Investigates After Man Found Dead On I-85

    Coroner Investigates After Man Found Dead On I-85

    Monday, July 28 2014 4:06 AM EDT2014-07-28 08:06:05 GMT
    The Spartanburg County coroner is investigating after a man was found dead on I-85 under the Highway 290 bridge.The Spartanburg County coroner is investigating after a man was found dead on I-85 under the Highway 290 bridge.
    The Spartanburg County coroner is looking into the death of a man found on I-85 under the Highway 290 bridge.
    The Spartanburg County coroner is investigating after a man was found dead on I-85 under the Highway 290 bridge.
  • Bobby Cox Inducted Into BB Hall Of Fame

    Bobby Cox Inducted Into BB Hall Of Fame

    Monday, July 28 2014 4:00 AM EDT2014-07-28 08:00:49 GMT
    Bobby Cox, who guided the Atlanta Braves to an unprecedented 14 straight division titles and 15 playoff appearances, has been inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame.Bobby Cox, who guided the Atlanta Braves to an unprecedented 14 straight division titles and 15 playoff appearances, has been inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame.

    Bobby Cox, who guided the Atlanta Braves to an unprecedented 14 straight division titles and 15 playoff appearances, has been inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame.

    Bobby Cox, who guided the Atlanta Braves to an unprecedented 14 straight division titles and 15 playoff appearances, has been inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame.

  • Deputies Looking For Suspect In Anderson Co. Club Shooting

    Deputies Looking For Suspect In Anderson Co. Club Shooting

    Sunday, July 27 2014 10:48 PM EDT2014-07-28 02:48:45 GMT
    The shooting at Andrew's happened around 3:30 a.m. Sunday.The shooting at Andrew's happened around 3:30 a.m. Sunday.
    Deputies are investigating a shooting that took place at Andrew's on Cinema Center in Anderson County early Sunday morning.
    Deputies are investigating a shooting that took place at Andrew's on Cinema Center in Anderson County early Sunday morning.
  • Unity Rally Draws Hundreds Of People From Across Upstate

    Unity Rally Draws Hundreds Of People From Across Upstate

    Saturday, July 26 2014 11:43 PM EDT2014-07-27 03:43:55 GMT
    The Unity Rally Against Hatred was spurred by the local Ku Klux Klan chapter in Abbeville inviting people to join.The Unity Rally Against Hatred was spurred by the local Ku Klux Klan chapter in Abbeville inviting people to join.

    The first-ever Unity Rally Against Hatred was held Saturday afternoon in Greenville.

    The first-ever Unity Rally Against Hatred was held Saturday afternoon in Greenville.

  • Drive By Shooting Leaves One Injured In Anderson Co

    Drive By Shooting Leaves One Injured In Anderson Co

    Saturday, July 26 2014 7:10 PM EDT2014-07-26 23:10:08 GMT
    A drive-by shooting in Anderson County has left one injured Saturday.
    A drive-by shooting in Anderson County has left one injured Saturday.
  • Man Rescued From Waterfall In Polk Co

    Man Rescued From Waterfall In Polk Co

    Saturday, July 26 2014 3:35 PM EDT2014-07-26 19:35:42 GMT
    Rescue crews in Polk County were called to Big Bradley Falls for a climber injured at the base of the falls Saturday.
    Rescue crews in Polk County were called to Big Bradley Falls for a climber injured at the base of the falls Saturday.
  • Suspect From Armed Target Robbery Arrested At Another Target

    Suspect From Armed Target Robbery Arrested At Another Target

    Saturday, July 26 2014 3:02 PM EDT2014-07-26 19:02:56 GMT
    A man wanted for the robbery of a Greenville Target was arrested at the Anderson Target Saturday, police say.
    A man wanted for the robbery of a Greenville Target was arrested at the Anderson Target Saturday, police say.
  • State Agencies Probe Greenville Crematorium After 7OYS Investigation

    State Agencies Probe Greenville Crematorium After 7OYS Investigation

    Saturday, July 26 2014 12:01 PM EDT2014-07-26 16:01:40 GMT
    After 7 On Your Side asked questions about a business seeking non-profit donations, state agents began their own probe.After 7 On Your Side asked questions about a business seeking non-profit donations, state agents began their own probe.
    A 7 On Your Side Investigation into an Upstate Crematorium launched a state probe into the business.  Cremation Society of South Carolina sought donations for a non-profit.  7 On Your Side discovered the business was a for profit corporation.
    A 7 On Your Side Investigation into an Upstate Crematorium launched a state probe into the business.  Cremation Society of South Carolina sought donations for a non-profit.  7 On Your Side discovered the business was a for profit corporation.
  • Weekend Happenings For July 26-27

    Weekend Happenings For July 26-27

    Saturday, July 26 2014 11:08 AM EDT2014-07-26 15:08:33 GMT
    There is plenty to do this weekend for the entire family! 
    There is plenty to do this weekend for the entire family! 
  • 350 Immigrant Children Caught at Border Sent to South Carolina

    350 Immigrant Children Caught at Border Sent to South Carolina

    Friday, July 25 2014 6:02 PM EDT2014-07-25 22:02:02 GMT
    Some South Carolina business leaders are pleased Congress appears willing to take up immigration reform this year. Some South Carolina business leaders are pleased Congress appears willing to take up immigration reform this year.
    350 children caught at the U.S. border with Mexico were sent to live in South Carolina between January 1st and July 7th of this year, according to federal officials. They’re now living with relatives or sponsor families.
    350 children caught at the U.S. border with Mexico were sent to live in South Carolina between January 1st and July 7th of this year, according to federal officials. They’re now living with relatives or sponsor families.
  • Self Regional Laptop With Patient Info Stolen

    Self Regional Laptop With Patient Info Stolen

    Friday, July 25 2014 5:10 PM EDT2014-07-25 21:10:32 GMT
    Photo courtesy Self Regional HealthcarePhoto courtesy Self Regional Healthcare
    Self Regional Healthcare in Greenwood reports a hospital laptop was stolen two months ago and is now warning patients their personal information may be at risk.
    Self Regional Healthcare in Greenwood reports a hospital laptop was stolen two months ago and is now warning patients their personal information may be at risk.
  • Happiest Regions And Cities In The United State

    Happiest Regions And Cities In The United State

    Friday, July 25 2014 1:21 PM EDT2014-07-25 17:21:43 GMT
    A large national survey has found the happiest and least happy metropolitan areas as well as geographic regions in the US.
    A large national survey has found the happiest and least happy metropolitan areas as well as geographic regions in the US.
  • Pope Francis To Visit U.S. In 2015

    Pope Francis To Visit U.S. In 2015

    Friday, July 25 2014 11:06 AM EDT2014-07-25 15:06:57 GMT
    Francis is considering invitations to visit other U.S. locations -- including New York, the United Nations and Washington.Francis is considering invitations to visit other U.S. locations -- including New York, the United Nations and Washington.
    Pope Francis will visit the United States next year, the Catholic News Service reported on Friday. It will be his first U.S. visit since becoming Pope in March 2013. 
    Pope Francis will visit the United States next year, the Catholic News Service reported on Friday. It will be his first U.S. visit since becoming Pope in March 2013. 
  • Myrtle Beach Minor League GM Gets In-Game Prostate Exam

    Myrtle Beach Minor League GM Gets In-Game Prostate Exam

    Friday, July 25 2014 10:45 AM EDT2014-07-25 14:45:12 GMT
    Andy Milovich (Courtesy: WBTW)Andy Milovich (Courtesy: WBTW)
    A minor league baseball manager in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, has done his part to spread prostate cancer awareness - he had a prostate cancer exam before a field packed with baseball fans. Myrtle Beach Pelicans' general manager Andy Milovich stuck his head out of the press box to sing "Take Me Out to the Ball Game" during the 7th inning stretch while a doctor below and out-of-sight performed the screening.
    A minor league baseball manager in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, has done his part to spread prostate cancer awareness - he had a prostate cancer exam before a field packed with baseball fans. Myrtle Beach Pelicans' general manager Andy Milovich stuck his head out of the press box to sing "Take Me Out to the Ball Game" during the 7th inning stretch while a doctor below and out-of-sight performed the screening.
  • Big League World Series Continues In Easley

    Big League World Series Continues In Easley

    Friday, July 25 2014 8:28 AM EDT2014-07-25 12:28:20 GMT
    The BLWS continues on July 25th at the J.B. Red Owens Sports Complex in Easley this afternoon.
    The BLWS continues on July 25th at the J.B. Red Owens Sports Complex in Easley this afternoon.
  • Clemson Hosts Beekeepers Meeting

    Clemson Hosts Beekeepers Meeting

    Friday, July 25 2014 7:41 AM EDT2014-07-25 11:41:26 GMT
    Clemson University is hosting the state's annual bee meeting until July 26th.Clemson University is hosting the state's annual bee meeting until July 26th.
    The South Carolina Beekeepers Association is hosting its annual summer meeting at Clemson University from July 24th through July 26th.
    The South Carolina Beekeepers Association is hosting its annual summer meeting at Clemson University from July 24th through July 26th.
  • Hendersonville Hosts 8 Year Old DJ

    Hendersonville Hosts 8 Year Old DJ

    Friday, July 25 2014 6:46 AM EDT2014-07-25 10:46:02 GMT
    Hendersonville will be hosting an 8 year old DJ at Patton Pool this evening.Hendersonville will be hosting an 8 year old DJ at Patton Pool this evening.
    The Patton Pool in Hendersonville is hosting a Dive In movie as well as an 8 year old DJ on the evening of July 25th.
    The Patton Pool in Hendersonville is hosting a Dive In movie as well as an 8 year old DJ on the evening of July 25th.
  • New Lifesaving Tool Now in AnMed Health Helicopter

    New Lifesaving Tool Now in AnMed Health Helicopter

    Friday, July 25 2014 5:40 AM EDT2014-07-25 09:40:44 GMT
    AnMed Health's LifeFlight now carries a new cooler with lifesaving blood and plasma on every call.AnMed Health's LifeFlight now carries a new cooler with lifesaving blood and plasma on every call.
    From the battlefield to the Upstate, new lifesaving technology is going airborne. AnMed Health's LifeFlight is changing the game by bringing a new cooler with blood and plasma on every call.
    From the battlefield to the Upstate, new lifesaving technology is going airborne. AnMed Health's LifeFlight is changing the game by bringing a new cooler with blood and plasma on every call.
  • Oconee Co. Deputies Look for Burglary Suspect

    Oconee Co. Deputies Look for Burglary Suspect

    Thursday, July 24 2014 11:36 PM EDT2014-07-25 03:36:27 GMT
    Oconee County deputies say they're looking for Calvin Clark Webb on charges of receiving stolen goods and accessory charges.Oconee County deputies say they're looking for Calvin Clark Webb on charges of receiving stolen goods and accessory charges.

     Oconee County deputies are looking for a suspect after a July 3rd burglary and larceny in Westminster.

     Oconee County deputies are looking for a suspect after a July 3rd burglary and larceny in Westminster.

  • Haywood County Teen Dies In Pickup Truck Accident

    Haywood County Teen Dies In Pickup Truck Accident

    Thursday, July 24 2014 8:06 PM EDT2014-07-25 00:06:59 GMT
    Haywood County deputies say a teen is dead after being ejected from the bed of a pickup truck Wednesday morning.Haywood County deputies say a teen is dead after being ejected from the bed of a pickup truck Wednesday morning.
     Haywood County deputies say a teen is dead after being ejected from the bed of a pickup truck Wednesday morning.
     Haywood County deputies say a teen is dead after being ejected from the bed of a pickup truck Wednesday morning.

  • SC Police Could Start Ticketing Uber Drivers

    SC Police Could Start Ticketing Uber Drivers

    Thursday, July 24 2014 6:28 PM EDT2014-07-24 22:28:52 GMT
    Police in South Carolina might start writing tickets for drivers for the smartphone app Uber, saying its drivers don’t follow city codes for paid drivers.
    Police in South Carolina might start writing tickets for drivers for the smartphone app Uber, saying its drivers don’t follow city codes for paid drivers.
  • SC Teen Competes in Food Network's "Chopped Teen Challenge"

    SC Teen Competes in Food Network's "Chopped Teen Challenge"

    Thursday, July 24 2014 6:26 PM EDT2014-07-24 22:26:31 GMT
    Tommi Rae Fowler will appear on Chopped for the Teen Tournament on July 29.Tommi Rae Fowler will appear on Chopped for the Teen Tournament on July 29.
    Tommi Rae Fowler, 16, of Anderson County was one of 16 teens chosen nationally to compete in the Food Network's first-ever Chopped Teen Challenge series.
    Tommi Rae Fowler, 16, of Anderson County was one of 16 teens chosen nationally to compete in the Food Network's first-ever Chopped Teen Challenge series.
  • Officials Warn Of Phone Scam In Union Co.

    Officials Warn Of Phone Scam In Union Co.

    Thursday, July 24 2014 6:09 PM EDT2014-07-24 22:09:29 GMT
    The scammer calls claiming to be an employee of Lockhart Power warning of a late payment.
    The scammer calls claiming to be an employee of Lockhart Power warning of a late payment.
  • Anderson Dist. 5 Adds Sales Tax Referendum To Nov. Ballot

    Anderson Dist. 5 Adds Sales Tax Referendum To Nov. Ballot

    Thursday, July 24 2014 4:57 PM EDT2014-07-24 20:57:05 GMT
    District 5 Approves Sales Tax Referendum For November BallotDistrict 5 Approves Sales Tax Referendum For November Ballot
    Anderson School District 5 voted to add a sales tax referendum to the November election ballot. The referendum will ask you whether you want to raise the sales tax 1% to pay for schools. In District 5, 20% of the money collected would help pay off some of the district's bonds and lower property taxes. District 5 is also asking voters to approve a $60 million bond.
    Anderson School District 5 voted to add a sales tax referendum to the November election ballot. The referendum will ask you whether you want to raise the sales tax 1% to pay for schools. In District 5, 20% of the money collected would help pay off some of the district's bonds and lower property taxes. District 5 is also asking voters to approve a $60 million bond.
  • “Choke Holds” Considered A “Last Resort” In South Carolina

    “Choke Holds” Considered A “Last Resort” In South Carolina

    Thursday, July 24 2014 4:47 PM EDT2014-07-24 20:47:53 GMT
    Cell phone video captured of a New York arrest is raising more questions about police force.Cell phone video captured of a New York arrest is raising more questions about police force.
    Cell phone video captured of a New York arrest is raising more questions about police force.The latest footage surfaced Thursday, but it was shot days before another incident involving a so-called "choke hold" that turned deadly.
    Cell phone video captured of a New York arrest is raising more questions about police force.The latest footage surfaced Thursday, but it was shot days before another incident involving a so-called "choke hold" that turned deadly.
  • French Minister: Missing Plane 'Probably Crashed'

    French Minister: Missing Plane 'Probably Crashed'

    Thursday, July 24 2014 11:00 AM EDT2014-07-24 15:00:12 GMT
    Two French fighter jets are among aircraft scouring the rugged north of Mali for the MD-83 that was traveling from the Burkina Faso capital of Ouagadougou to Algiers, the Algerian capital.Two French fighter jets are among aircraft scouring the rugged north of Mali for the MD-83 that was traveling from the Burkina Faso capital of Ouagadougou to Algiers, the Algerian capital.
    France's foreign minister says the Air Algerie flight that has gone missing over Mali has "probably crashed." Laurent Fabius says "no trace" of the plane has been found. 

    France's foreign minister says the Air Algerie flight that has gone missing over Mali has "probably crashed." Laurent Fabius says "no trace" of the plane has been found. 


  • Man Arrested In Thomasville Standoff

    Man Arrested In Thomasville Standoff

    Thursday, July 24 2014 10:00 AM EDT2014-07-24 14:00:09 GMT
    Police in Thomasville who arrested a man after a standoff say he's the same man seen in a video in Charlotte riding on top of his girlfriend's car on Interstate 77. Twenty-two-year-old Rakeem Nishan Leverett of Lexington was arrested around 6:30 p.m. Tuesday on charges of assault, larceny and resisting arrest.
    Police in Thomasville who arrested a man after a standoff say he's the same man seen in a video in Charlotte riding on top of his girlfriend's car on Interstate 77. Twenty-two-year-old Rakeem Nishan Leverett of Lexington was arrested around 6:30 p.m. Tuesday on charges of assault, larceny and resisting arrest.
  • SC District 1 Strong In Opening Game In Big League World Series

    SC District 1 Strong In Opening Game In Big League World Series

    Thursday, July 24 2014 5:09 AM EDT2014-07-24 09:09:32 GMT
    Adam Hill of SC District 1 recorded 7 strikeouts in 6 innings of action in a 5-1 victory in their opening game of the Big League World Series.
    Adam Hill of SC District 1 recorded 7 strikeouts in 6 innings of action in a 5-1 victory in their opening game of the Big League World Series.
  • 5th Meth Lab Busted In 4 Weeks In Greenwood Co.

    5th Meth Lab Busted In 4 Weeks In Greenwood Co.

    Thursday, July 24 2014 4:46 AM EDT2014-07-24 08:46:04 GMT
    Photo: Materials generally used in a Meth LabPhoto: Materials generally used in a Meth Lab
    The Greenwood County Sheriff's Office says they have busted their 5th meth lab in 4 weeks after they say they found an active meth lab on Highway 178 south on Wednesday.
    The Greenwood County Sheriff's Office says they have busted their 5th meth lab in 4 weeks after they say they found an active meth lab on Highway 178 south on Wednesday.
  • NC Senate Gives Initial OK To Sales Tax Changes

    NC Senate Gives Initial OK To Sales Tax Changes

    Thursday, July 24 2014 4:42 AM EDT2014-07-24 08:42:29 GMT
    Debate on legislation that alters how counties can raise local sales taxes opened old fault lines between urban and rural North Carolina.Debate on legislation that alters how counties can raise local sales taxes opened old fault lines between urban and rural North Carolina.
    Debate on legislation that alters how counties can raise local sales taxes opened old fault lines between urban and rural North Carolina. The Senate tentatively approved Wednesday a measure that would place a cap on what counties can levy in sales taxes. A final senate vote could come Thursday.
    Debate on legislation that alters how counties can raise local sales taxes opened old fault lines between urban and rural North Carolina. The Senate tentatively approved Wednesday a measure that would place a cap on what counties can levy in sales taxes. A final senate vote could come Thursday.
  • NC Sterilization Agency Reports 780 Claims Filed

    NC Sterilization Agency Reports 780 Claims Filed

    Thursday, July 24 2014 4:38 AM EDT2014-07-24 08:38:09 GMT
    Nearly 800 people thought to be victims of North Carolina's sterilization program have submitted forms to claim compensation from the state.Nearly 800 people thought to be victims of North Carolina's sterilization program have submitted forms to claim compensation from the state.
    Nearly 800 people thought to be victims of North Carolina's sterilization program have submitted forms to claim compensation from the state. The Office for Justice of Sterilization Victims says as of July 17, it has received 780 forms from potential eugenics board victims.
    Nearly 800 people thought to be victims of North Carolina's sterilization program have submitted forms to claim compensation from the state. The Office for Justice of Sterilization Victims says as of July 17, it has received 780 forms from potential eugenics board victims.
  • DSS Will Ask to Hire 202 More People to Handle Caseload

    DSS Will Ask to Hire 202 More People to Handle Caseload

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 6:36 PM EDT2014-07-23 22:36:52 GMT
    Jessica Hanak-Coulter, DSS deputy director, testifies Wed.Jessica Hanak-Coulter, DSS deputy director, testifies Wed.
    The South Carolina Department of Social Services will ask lawmakers next year for the budget to hire 202 more people, 109 of which would be caseworkers to lessen the burden on those with heavy caseloads now.
    The South Carolina Department of Social Services will ask lawmakers next year for the budget to hire 202 more people, 109 of which would be caseworkers to lessen the burden on those with heavy caseloads now.
  • Clemson Students Repair SC Botanical Garden Signage, Bridges

    Clemson Students Repair SC Botanical Garden Signage, Bridges

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 5:51 PM EDT2014-07-23 21:51:18 GMT
    Flooding in July 2013 damaged much of the SC Botanical Garden.Flooding in July 2013 damaged much of the SC Botanical Garden.
    After heavy rains in 2013, architecture students from Clemson say they are ready to re-introduce the public to the newly reconstructed SC Botanical Garden.
    After heavy rains in 2013, architecture students from Clemson say they are ready to re-introduce the public to the newly reconstructed SC Botanical Garden.
  • Easley Hosts Big League World Series

    Easley Hosts Big League World Series

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 5:15 PM EDT2014-07-23 21:15:18 GMT
    The Big League World Series starts on July 23rd at JB Red Owens Baseball Complex in Easley at 4 pm, and will last through the night of July 30th.
    The Big League World Series starts on July 23rd at JB Red Owens Baseball Complex in Easley at 4 pm, and will last through the night of July 30th.
  • Asheville Officer Won't Face Charges In Teen Death

    Asheville Officer Won't Face Charges In Teen Death

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 11:17 AM EDT2014-07-23 15:17:14 GMT
    The Asheville Citizen-Times reported that District Attorney Ron Moore's decision comes 10 months after 19-year-old Alexander Jamar Marion was killed.The Asheville Citizen-Times reported that District Attorney Ron Moore's decision comes 10 months after 19-year-old Alexander Jamar Marion was killed.
    Prosecutors say an Asheville police officer will not be charged in the shooting death of a teen who led police on a chase following a home break-in. The Asheville Citizen-Times reported that District Attorney Ron Moore's decision comes 10 months after 19-year-old Alexander Jamar Marion was killed.
    Prosecutors say an Asheville police officer will not be charged in the shooting death of a teen who led police on a chase following a home break-in. The Asheville Citizen-Times reported that District Attorney Ron Moore's decision comes 10 months after 19-year-old Alexander Jamar Marion was killed.
  • Report: Plane Crashes In Taiwan, Killing 51 People

    Report: Plane Crashes In Taiwan, Killing 51 People

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 10:29 AM EDT2014-07-23 14:29:40 GMT
    Taiwan's Central News Agency says a plane has crashed in a failed emergency landing, killing 51 people.Taiwan's Central News Agency says a plane has crashed in a failed emergency landing, killing 51 people.
    Taiwan's Central News Agency says a plane has crashed in a failed emergency landing, killing 51 people. The news agency cited the head of the fire department in the Taiwanese county of Penghu as saying that seven people were also injured in the crash.
    Taiwan's Central News Agency says a plane has crashed in a failed emergency landing, killing 51 people. The news agency cited the head of the fire department in the Taiwanese county of Penghu as saying that seven people were also injured in the crash.
  • 10-Year-Old Facing Felony Charges in Asheville Vehicle Fires

    10-Year-Old Facing Felony Charges in Asheville Vehicle Fires

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 4:19 AM EDT2014-07-23 08:19:46 GMT
    An Asheville 10-year-old is facing more than dozen felony charges in a string of vehicle break-ins and fires that occurred over the weekend.
    An Asheville 10-year-old is facing more than dozen felony charges in a string of vehicle break-ins and fires that occurred over the weekend.
  • Hice Wins GOP Runoff In Broun's 10th District

    Hice Wins GOP Runoff In Broun's 10th District

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 11:26 PM EDT2014-07-23 03:26:22 GMT
    Minister and talk radio host Jody Hice has won the nomination of Republicans trying to choose a successor to GOP Rep. Paul Broun of Athens.
    Minister and talk radio host Jody Hice has won the nomination of Republicans trying to choose a successor to GOP Rep. Paul Broun of Athens.
  • Man Dies One Mile From Home In Anderson County Wreck

    Man Dies One Mile From Home In Anderson County Wreck

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 10:06 PM EDT2014-07-23 02:06:22 GMT
    The driver was heading east on Browns Avenue Extension when their truck ran off the road and struck a tree.The driver was heading east on Browns Avenue Extension when their truck ran off the road and struck a tree.
    The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal accident in Anderson County after a truck ran off the road and hit a tree Tuesday. 
    The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal accident in Anderson County after a truck ran off the road and hit a tree Tuesday. 
  • Man Shot At Prosperity Block Party Charged With Murder

    Man Shot At Prosperity Block Party Charged With Murder

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 8:54 PM EDT2014-07-23 00:54:06 GMT
    Authorities say a man wounded in a shooting at a party in Newberry County last weekend has been charged with murder in the death of another person at the gathering.
    Authorities say a man wounded in a shooting at a party in Newberry County last weekend has been charged with murder in the death of another person at the gathering.
  • Warning About Latest Scams Hitting Upstate

    Warning About Latest Scams Hitting Upstate

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 6:39 PM EDT2014-07-22 22:39:39 GMT

    An Upstate Sheriff's Office has a warning about scams hitting our area right now. They're targeting people by phone and email.

    An Upstate Sheriff's Office has a warning about scams hitting our area right now. They're targeting people by phone and email.

  • SC 45th Nationwide in Children’s Well-Being

    SC 45th Nationwide in Children’s Well-Being

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 6:25 PM EDT2014-07-22 22:25:37 GMT
     About 23 percent of the state's children were in poverty in 2005, rising to 27 percent in 2012. About 23 percent of the state's children were in poverty in 2005, rising to 27 percent in 2012.
    South Carolina still ranks near the bottom in the overall well-being of its children. That's a finding from the latest Kids Count survey released Tuesday by the Annie E. Casey Foundation. The ranking of 45th overall in children's ability to succeed is the same as last year's report.
    South Carolina still ranks near the bottom in the overall well-being of its children. That's a finding from the latest Kids Count survey released Tuesday by the Annie E. Casey Foundation. The ranking of 45th overall in children's ability to succeed is the same as last year's report.
  • Water Discoloration, Taste & Odor Issues In Clemson

    Water Discoloration, Taste & Odor Issues In Clemson

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 5:07 PM EDT2014-07-22 21:07:51 GMT
    Clemson Water Customers Report Discolored WaterClemson Water Customers Report Discolored Water
    The City of Clemson says customers have experienced discolored water over the past several weeks. That's because of pockets of dirty water left in the system from a waterline break at Anderson Regional Joint Water System. ARJWS flushed the transmission lines to other water providers. The City of Clemson has flushed its system over the past several weeks as well.
    The City of Clemson says customers have experienced discolored water over the past several weeks. That's because of pockets of dirty water left in the system from a waterline break at Anderson Regional Joint Water System. ARJWS flushed the transmission lines to other water providers. The City of Clemson has flushed its system over the past several weeks as well.
  • Help Oconee County Deputies Solve 3 Drive-By Shootings

    Help Oconee County Deputies Solve 3 Drive-By Shootings

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 4:51 PM EDT2014-07-22 20:51:47 GMT
    Deputies Search For New Leads In 3 Drive-By ShootingsDeputies Search For New Leads In 3 Drive-By Shootings
    Oconee County deputies need your help with an investigation into three drive-by shootings. On April 10, 2013, someone in a blue Crown Victoria shot at a home on Gallow Way an a hour and a half later, targeted a home on Dyar Road. No one was hurt, but there was some property damage. On February 1, 2014, deputies were called to the same Dyar Road address in regards to a possible drive-by.
    Oconee County deputies need your help with an investigation into three drive-by shootings. On April 10, 2013, someone in a blue Crown Victoria shot at a home on Gallow Way an a hour and a half later, targeted a home on Dyar Road. No one was hurt, but there was some property damage. On February 1, 2014, deputies were called to the same Dyar Road address in regards to a possible drive-by.
  • Upstate Man Charged With Making Meth

    Upstate Man Charged With Making Meth

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 1:48 PM EDT2014-07-22 17:48:26 GMT
    John Scott Vassey, 41John Scott Vassey, 41
    Oconee County deputies arrested a Seneca man this week, charging him with manufacturing methamphetamine. John Scott Vassey, 41, was booked into the Oconee County Detention Center Sunday morning.
    Oconee County deputies arrested a Seneca man this week, charging him with manufacturing methamphetamine. John Scott Vassey, 41, was booked into the Oconee County Detention Center Sunday morning.
  • Mysterious White Flags Appear Atop Brooklyn Bridge

    Mysterious White Flags Appear Atop Brooklyn Bridge

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 12:49 PM EDT2014-07-22 16:49:48 GMT
    YouTubeYouTube
    The white flags - international symbols of surrender - fluttered Tuesday from poles on the stone supports that hold cables above the bridge connecting Brooklyn and Manhattan.
    The white flags - international symbols of surrender - fluttered Tuesday from poles on the stone supports that hold cables above the bridge connecting Brooklyn and Manhattan.
  • Goodwill, Feds Investigate Possible Data Breach

    Goodwill, Feds Investigate Possible Data Breach

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 11:07 AM EDT2014-07-22 15:07:53 GMT
    Goodwill operates more than 2,900 stores and takes in annual retail sales of $3.79 billion.Goodwill operates more than 2,900 stores and takes in annual retail sales of $3.79 billion.
    Nonprofit organization Goodwill Industries Inc. is working with federal officials to investigate a possible security breach.  Investigators are reviewing information, but so far no data breach has been discovered. 
    Nonprofit organization Goodwill Industries Inc. is working with federal officials to investigate a possible security breach.  Investigators are reviewing information, but so far no data breach has been discovered. 
  • California Firm Issues Nationwide Fruit Recall

    California Firm Issues Nationwide Fruit Recall

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 10:31 AM EDT2014-07-22 14:31:15 GMT
    Listeria bacteria can cause a dangerous flu-like illness.Listeria bacteria can cause a dangerous flu-like illness.
    A Central California company has issued a voluntary nationwide recall of specific lots of its fresh peaches, plums, nectarines and pluots over concerns of possible listeria contamination. Wawona Packing says on its website that no illnesses have been reported and the recall is a precautionary measure.
    A Central California company has issued a voluntary nationwide recall of specific lots of its fresh peaches, plums, nectarines and pluots over concerns of possible listeria contamination. Wawona Packing says on its website that no illnesses have been reported and the recall is a precautionary measure.
  • Lockhart Power To Hold Public Hearing On Electric Rates Increase

    Lockhart Power To Hold Public Hearing On Electric Rates Increase

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 8:04 AM EDT2014-07-22 12:04:22 GMT
    A public hearing on Lockhart Power will be held tonight in Union.A public hearing on Lockhart Power will be held tonight in Union.
    A public hearing has been scheduled for the evening of July 22nd in regard to an increase of Lockhart Power Company’s electric rates.
    A public hearing has been scheduled for the evening of July 22nd in regard to an increase of Lockhart Power Company’s electric rates.
  • Anderson Museum To Showcase WWI and WWII Cards

    Anderson Museum To Showcase WWI and WWII Cards

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 6:15 AM EDT2014-07-22 10:15:06 GMT
    The Anderson County Museum will be hosting a unique showcase this evening starting at 5:45 pm.The Anderson County Museum will be hosting a unique showcase this evening starting at 5:45 pm.
    The Anderson County Museum will be showcasing a collection of trinkets on the evening of July 22nd.
    The Anderson County Museum will be showcasing a collection of trinkets on the evening of July 22nd.
  • Former Westminster Police Chief Pleads Guilty

    Former Westminster Police Chief Pleads Guilty

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 5:17 AM EDT2014-07-22 09:17:46 GMT
    Johnny Scott Bannister, the former Westminster police chief, pled guilty on Monday for crimes he committed in office.
    Johnny Scott Bannister, the former Westminster police chief, pled guilty on Monday for crimes he committed in office.
  • First SC Bridge Built Using New Money Source Opens

    First SC Bridge Built Using New Money Source Opens

    Monday, July 21 2014 6:32 PM EDT2014-07-21 22:32:23 GMT
    This new bridge in Cherokee Co. officially opened Monday.This new bridge in Cherokee Co. officially opened Monday.
    The first bridge in South Carolina built using a new source of money is open to traffic, after a ribbon-cutting ceremony Monday. The bridge is on Jumping Branch Road near Blacksburg.
    The first bridge in South Carolina built using a new source of money is open to traffic, after a ribbon-cutting ceremony Monday. The bridge is on Jumping Branch Road near Blacksburg.
  • Facebook Page Of Deceased Anderson Co. Man Becomes Active

    Facebook Page Of Deceased Anderson Co. Man Becomes Active

    Monday, July 21 2014 6:21 PM EDT2014-07-21 22:21:41 GMT
    An Anderson County family is learning, sometimes you are forced to protect a loved one’s online presence after you die.
    An Anderson County family is learning, sometimes you are forced to protect a loved one’s online presence after you die.

  • CWP Applications Double in 3 Years in SC

    CWP Applications Double in 3 Years in SC

    Monday, July 21 2014 5:55 PM EDT2014-07-21 21:55:20 GMT
    The number of concealed weapons permit applications, or CWPs , has more than doubled in South Carolina over the last three years. Because of the attention on CWPs after new laws in August of last year and February of this year, we took a look at the numbers and what the state is doing to keep guns out of the wrong hands.The new law last August prohibits anyone declared by a judge to be mentally unfit from buying a gun, and reports those court rulings to the National Instant Background Check S...
    The number of concealed weapons permit applications, or CWPs , has more than doubled in South Carolina over the last three years. Because of the attention on CWPs after new laws in August of last year and February of this year, we took a look at the numbers and what the state is doing to keep guns out of the wrong hands.The new law last August prohibits anyone declared by a judge to be mentally unfit from buying a gun, and reports those court rulings to the National Instant Background Check S...
  • 2 People Charged After Oconee Co. Deputies Find Meth Lab

    2 People Charged After Oconee Co. Deputies Find Meth Lab

    Monday, July 21 2014 4:59 PM EDT2014-07-21 20:59:36 GMT
    Matthew Sosby And Erica Richardson Faced Drug Charges After Meth Labs Found In Oconee CountyMatthew Sosby And Erica Richardson Faced Drug Charges After Meth Labs Found In Oconee County
    Oconee County deputies arrested Matthew Sosby and Erica Richardson of Westminster after finding a meth lab at an abandoned house. Deputies showed up to arrest the pair on outstanding warrants. While at the home, deputies say they found a small amount of meth in Sosby's pants pocket. They also found several shake and bake style meth labs in the yard, 2 meth labs in a bedroom and several marijuana leaves.
    Oconee County deputies arrested Matthew Sosby and Erica Richardson of Westminster after finding a meth lab at an abandoned house. Deputies showed up to arrest the pair on outstanding warrants. While at the home, deputies say they found a small amount of meth in Sosby's pants pocket. They also found several shake and bake style meth labs in the yard, 2 meth labs in a bedroom and several marijuana leaves.
  • Gaffney Officer Arrested, Suspended Without Pay

    Gaffney Officer Arrested, Suspended Without Pay

    Monday, July 21 2014 4:19 PM EDT2014-07-21 20:19:23 GMT
    Johnny Miller, 55, a 15-year veteran was charged by the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office on criminal domestic violence and pointing and presenting a firearm.
    Johnny Miller, 55, a 15-year veteran was charged by the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office on criminal domestic violence and pointing and presenting a firearm.
  • Victim Identified In Deadly Oconee Co. Accident

    Victim Identified In Deadly Oconee Co. Accident

    Monday, July 21 2014 1:26 PM EDT2014-07-21 17:26:15 GMT
    Troopers say the woman, later identified as Jessica Hope Bramlett, 29, of Seneca, was hit by a vehicle on SC-24 near Coneross Creek and Hunt Road in Oconee County around 10:30 p.m.
    Troopers say the woman, later identified as Jessica Hope Bramlett, 29, of Seneca, was hit by a vehicle on SC-24 near Coneross Creek and Hunt Road in Oconee County around 10:30 p.m.
  • Police: Man Stabbed After Giving Stranger A Ride

    Police: Man Stabbed After Giving Stranger A Ride

    Monday, July 21 2014 12:45 PM EDT2014-07-21 16:45:17 GMT
    Steven Lamar Williams, ChargedSteven Lamar Williams, Charged
    A Easley man was stabbed in the neck Friday night after giving a stranger a ride. Easley police arrested Steven Lamar Williams Sunday, Charging him 5 counts including robbery and kidnapping.
    A Easley man was stabbed in the neck Friday night after giving a stranger a ride. Easley police arrested Steven Lamar Williams Sunday, Charging him 5 counts including robbery and kidnapping.
  • Teen Wanted For Armed Robberies In Asheville

    Teen Wanted For Armed Robberies In Asheville

    Monday, July 21 2014 11:54 AM EDT2014-07-21 15:54:58 GMT
    Tyquiece Keeyon Boyd (right) and Kristoff Michael Hunter (left) have active warrants for robbery.Tyquiece Keeyon Boyd (right) and Kristoff Michael Hunter (left) have active warrants for robbery.
    Asheville Police are trying to find 18-year-old Tyquiece Keeyon Boyd. Boyd is accused of helping rob at least two convenience stores.
    Asheville Police are trying to find 18-year-old Tyquiece Keeyon Boyd. Boyd is accused of helping rob at least two convenience stores.
  • 200 Pairs Of Panties Stolen At East Georgia Mall

    200 Pairs Of Panties Stolen At East Georgia Mall

    Monday, July 21 2014 10:59 AM EDT2014-07-21 14:59:40 GMT
    Associated Press file photoAssociated Press file photo
    Authorities are investigating after a thief at an east Georgia shopping mall made off with a bagful of women's unmentionables. Richmond County sheriff's officials say a thief stole 200 pairs of panties from Victoria's Secret in Augusta Mall.
    Authorities are investigating after a thief at an east Georgia shopping mall made off with a bagful of women's unmentionables. Richmond County sheriff's officials say a thief stole 200 pairs of panties from Victoria's Secret in Augusta Mall.
  • Asheville Man Wanted For Attacking Handicapped Victim

    Asheville Man Wanted For Attacking Handicapped Victim

    Monday, July 21 2014 10:29 AM EDT2014-07-21 14:29:10 GMT
    Freddy Norberton HenriquezFreddy Norberton Henriquez
    The Buncombe County Sheriff's Office needs help to find a man from Asheville suspected of sexual battery of a handicapped person. 
    The Buncombe County Sheriff's Office needs help to find a man from Asheville suspected of sexual battery of a handicapped person. 
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