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  • One Person Dead in Pelham Road Wreck

    One Person Dead in Pelham Road Wreck

    Saturday, August 23 2014 8:28 AM EDT2014-08-23 12:28:33 GMT
    The Greenville County Coroner's Office confirms one person is dead after a wreck in the 1700 block of Pelham Road Friday night.The Greenville County Coroner's Office confirms one person is dead after a wreck in the 1700 block of Pelham Road Friday night.
    The Greenville County Coroner's Office confirms one person is dead after a wreck in the 1700 block of Pelham Road Friday night.
    The Greenville County Coroner's Office confirms one person is dead after a wreck in the 1700 block of Pelham Road Friday night.

  • Memorial For Broome Students Held Friday Night

    Memorial For Broome Students Held Friday Night

    Friday, August 22 2014 11:06 PM EDT2014-08-23 03:06:08 GMT
    Principals, students and teachers at Broome High School held a memorial service for three students who have died within the past year.
    Principals, students and teachers at Broome High School held a memorial service for three students who have died within the past year.
  • Christy Henderson Throws Out First Pitch At Drive Game

    Christy Henderson Throws Out First Pitch At Drive Game

    Friday, August 22 2014 8:11 PM EDT2014-08-23 00:11:27 GMT
    7 On Your Side's Christy Henderson threw out the ceremonial first pitch at Friday's Savannah-Greenville game at Fluor Field.7 On Your Side's Christy Henderson threw out the ceremonial first pitch at Friday's Savannah-Greenville game at Fluor Field.
    7 On Your Side's Christy Henderson threw out the ceremonial first pitch at Friday's Savannah-Greenville game at Fluor Field.
    7 On Your Side's Christy Henderson threw out the ceremonial first pitch at Friday's Savannah-Greenville game at Fluor Field.

  • False Police Reports Come With Costly Consequences

    False Police Reports Come With Costly Consequences

    Friday, August 22 2014 6:39 PM EDT2014-08-22 22:39:47 GMT

    New 911 calls have been released from a hoax in July that called out an entire SWAT team. And in another case just this week, deputies say a woman lied about being attacked near a college campus. Law enforcement officials say these bogus claims compromise your safety.

    New 911 calls have been released from a hoax in July that called out an entire SWAT team. And in another case just this week, deputies say a woman lied about being attacked near a college campus. Law enforcement officials say these bogus claims compromise your safety.

  • Clemson Boulevard Work to Continue Thru August

    Clemson Boulevard Work to Continue Thru August

    Friday, August 22 2014 5:46 PM EDT2014-08-22 21:46:34 GMT
    Road work on Clemson Blvd. in Anderson County to continue through August 29th.Road work on Clemson Blvd. in Anderson County to continue through August 29th.
    Road work on Clemson Blvd. in Anderson County to continue through August 29th.

    Road work on Clemson Blvd. in Anderson County to continue through August 29th.


  • Trooper Fired After Arrest Of NFL Player In Laurens Co.

    Trooper Fired After Arrest Of NFL Player In Laurens Co.

    Friday, August 22 2014 5:26 PM EDT2014-08-22 21:26:33 GMT
    S.C. Trooper L/Cpl. R.S. Salter who arrested Greenwood Native and now NFL player Sidney "Sam" Montgomery in the Upstate for speedingi in June in Laurens County has been fired.
    S.C. Trooper L/Cpl. R.S. Salter who arrested Greenwood Native and now NFL player Sidney "Sam" Montgomery in the Upstate for speedingi in June in Laurens County has been fired.
  • SCDOT Awards $231M Contract to Fix I-85/I-385 Interchange

    SCDOT Awards $231M Contract to Fix I-85/I-385 Interchange

    Friday, August 22 2014 5:17 PM EDT2014-08-22 21:17:24 GMT
    The South Carolina Department of Transportation has awarded its biggest contract in more than a decade to make Greenville County's I-85/I-385 interchange safer and more efficient.
    The South Carolina Department of Transportation has awarded its biggest contract in more than a decade to make Greenville County's I-85/I-385 interchange safer and more efficient.
  • Seneca Man Arrested In GA On Probation Violation

    Seneca Man Arrested In GA On Probation Violation

    Friday, August 22 2014 4:42 PM EDT2014-08-22 20:42:27 GMT
    Oconee County deputies say Walter Bud Shook, Jr. was arrested in Georgia on a probation violation. Photo Courtesy: Oconee County Sheriff's Office Oconee County deputies say Walter Bud Shook, Jr. was arrested in Georgia on a probation violation. Photo Courtesy: Oconee County Sheriff's Office
    Oconee County deputies say they arrested a Seneca man in Georgia on a probation violation.
    Oconee County deputies say they arrested a Seneca man in Georgia on a probation violation.

  • Alert Neighbor's Actions Lead To Arrest In Belton

    Alert Neighbor's Actions Lead To Arrest In Belton

    Friday, August 22 2014 4:37 PM EDT2014-08-22 20:37:09 GMT
    Deputies say Jefferey Jermaine Crosby was arrested and faces first degree burglary charges. Photo Courtesy: Anderson County Sheriff's OfficeDeputies say Jefferey Jermaine Crosby was arrested and faces first degree burglary charges. Photo Courtesy: Anderson County Sheriff's Office

     Anderson County deputies say an alert neighbor's actions led to an arrest in Belton.

     Anderson County deputies say an alert neighbor's actions led to an arrest in Belton.

  • Greer Administrator Takes Ice Bucket Challenge

    Greer Administrator Takes Ice Bucket Challenge

    Friday, August 22 2014 4:36 PM EDT2014-08-22 20:36:50 GMT
    Greer City Administrator Ed Driggers put a unique twist on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Friday afternoon at Greer City Park.
    Greer City Administrator Ed Driggers put a unique twist on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Friday afternoon at Greer City Park.
  • Springfield Elementary Problems Fixed

    Springfield Elementary Problems Fixed

    Friday, August 22 2014 4:20 PM EDT2014-08-22 20:20:52 GMT
    Springfield Elementary School students returned to class Friday after power issues forced the school to close.Springfield Elementary School students returned to class Friday after power issues forced the school to close.
    Springfield Elementary School students returned to class Friday after power issues forced the school to close.
    Springfield Elementary School students returned to class Friday after power issues forced the school to close. 

  • Spartanburg High School Suspends Baseball Coach

    Spartanburg High School Suspends Baseball Coach

    Friday, August 22 2014 2:02 PM EDT2014-08-22 18:02:29 GMT
    Spartanburg School District Seven confirmed Friday that it has suspended its high school baseball coach, Thomas Myers, who police said "may have misappropriated school funds and misused school property for his own benefit.
    Spartanburg School District Seven confirmed Friday that it has suspended its high school baseball coach, Thomas Myers, who police said "may have misappropriated school funds and misused school property for his own benefit.
  • Spartanburg Co. Deputies Arrest Groping Suspect

    Spartanburg Co. Deputies Arrest Groping Suspect

    Friday, August 22 2014 11:20 AM EDT2014-08-22 15:20:43 GMT
    Romel Alexander AlfaroRomel Alexander Alfaro
    A man accused of fondling three women at stores in Spartanburg County is under arrest Friday morning. Romel Alexander Alfaro, 20, is charged with two counts of assault and battery first degree by the Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office after they say he groped three victims at Target, Ingles and Walmart Sunday night.
    A man accused of fondling three women at stores in Spartanburg County is under arrest Friday morning. Romel Alexander Alfaro, 20, is charged with two counts of assault and battery first degree by the Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office after they say he groped three victims at Target, Ingles and Walmart Sunday night.
  • Coroner's Prelim Autopsy of Broome Student Released

    Coroner's Prelim Autopsy of Broome Student Released

    Friday, August 22 2014 10:41 AM EDT2014-08-22 14:41:53 GMT
    The student was pronounced dead at Mary Black hospital after they passed out at Broome High School Wednesday.
    The student was pronounced dead at Mary Black hospital after they passed out at Broome High School Wednesday.
  • Two Charged With Hitting NC Deputy's Vehicle

    Two Charged With Hitting NC Deputy's Vehicle

    Friday, August 22 2014 10:36 AM EDT2014-08-22 14:36:40 GMT
    Arrest warrants state that Ainsworth's pickup crashed into a deputy's car as the suspect tried to flee from a traffic stop.Arrest warrants state that Ainsworth's pickup crashed into a deputy's car as the suspect tried to flee from a traffic stop.
    Two people have been charged after a vehicle hit the patrol car of a Buncombe County sheriff's deputy.The Asheville Citizen-Times reported 36-year-old Jeremy Louis Ainsworth of Fairview and 31-year-old Amee Tennelle King of Mountain Home were charged with a number of offenses Thursday.
    Two people have been charged after a vehicle hit the patrol car of a Buncombe County sheriff's deputy.The Asheville Citizen-Times reported 36-year-old Jeremy Louis Ainsworth of Fairview and 31-year-old Amee Tennelle King of Mountain Home were charged with a number of offenses Thursday.
  • Scammer Attempts Hostage Hoax On Lockhart Man

    Scammer Attempts Hostage Hoax On Lockhart Man

    Friday, August 22 2014 10:30 AM EDT2014-08-22 14:30:41 GMT
    The woman told the SCSO investigator that her mother has been deceased for 10 years.The woman told the SCSO investigator that her mother has been deceased for 10 years.
    A phone scammer tried to convince a Lockhart man that he was holding his wife hostage and demanded a ransom. However, the man's wife has been deceased for about a decade according to the Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office.
    A phone scammer tried to convince a Lockhart man that he was holding his wife hostage and demanded a ransom. However, the man's wife has been deceased for about a decade according to the Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office.
  • Woman Charged With Attempted Murder After Hit and Run in Anderson Co.

    Woman Charged With Attempted Murder After Hit and Run in Anderson Co.

    Friday, August 22 2014 5:32 AM EDT2014-08-22 09:32:02 GMT
    Anderson County deputies say Veronica Tillison faces an attempted murder charge after a hit and run incident Sunday. Photo Courtesy: Anderson County Sheriff's OfficeAnderson County deputies say Veronica Tillison faces an attempted murder charge after a hit and run incident Sunday. Photo Courtesy: Anderson County Sheriff's Office
    Anderson County deputies say Veronica Tillison faces an attempted murder charge after a hit and run incident Sunday.
    Anderson County deputies say Veronica Tillison faces an attempted murder charge after a hit and run incident Sunday.

  • Greenville PD Hands Out Over 90 Citations In School Zones So Far

    Greenville PD Hands Out Over 90 Citations In School Zones So Far

    Thursday, August 21 2014 11:32 PM EDT2014-08-22 03:32:48 GMT
    Greenville Police say they've handed out over 90 citations in school zones in the first 3 days of the school year.Greenville Police say they've handed out over 90 citations in school zones in the first 3 days of the school year.
    Greenville Police say they've handed out over 90 citations in school zones in the first 3 days of the school year.
    Greenville Police say they've handed out over 90 citations in school zones in the first 3 days of the school year.

  • Smoke Alarm Blitz in Greenville

    Smoke Alarm Blitz in Greenville

    Thursday, August 21 2014 11:23 PM EDT2014-08-22 03:23:58 GMT
    More than a hundred smoke detectors installed during a smoke alarm blitz Thursday in Greenville. Photo Courtesy: Red CrossMore than a hundred smoke detectors installed during a smoke alarm blitz Thursday in Greenville. Photo Courtesy: Red Cross

     More than a hundred smoke detectors installed during a smoke alarm blitz Thursday in Greenville.

     More than a hundred smoke detectors installed during a smoke alarm blitz Thursday in Greenville.

  • Deputies Recover Nonprofit's Stolen Trailer, Make Arrest

    Deputies Recover Nonprofit's Stolen Trailer, Make Arrest

    Thursday, August 21 2014 8:16 PM EDT2014-08-22 00:16:16 GMT
    Jacob Osteen CashJacob Osteen Cash
    Spartanburg County deputies arrested Jacob Osteen Cash for grand larceny after a trailer was stolen from the Charles Lea Center.
    Spartanburg County deputies arrested Jacob Osteen Cash for grand larceny after a trailer was stolen from the Charles Lea Center.
  • Spartanburg Woman Arrested For Filing False Report

    Spartanburg Woman Arrested For Filing False Report

    Thursday, August 21 2014 8:12 PM EDT2014-08-22 00:12:03 GMT
    Spartanburg County deputies say Kendall Settlemyre was arrested for filing a false report about an assault and attempted robbery near an apartment complex. Photo Courtesy: Spartanburg County Detention CenterSpartanburg County deputies say Kendall Settlemyre was arrested for filing a false report about an assault and attempted robbery near an apartment complex. Photo Courtesy: Spartanburg County Detention Center

    Spartanburg County deputies say a Spartanburg woman was arrested for filing a false report. Deputies say she claimed she was the victim of an assault and attempted robbery near an apartment complex.

    Spartanburg County deputies say a Spartanburg woman was arrested for filing a false report. Deputies say she claimed she was the victim of an assault and attempted robbery near an apartment complex.

  • Fire Safety Blitz Targets Areas Known To Have Most Fires

    Fire Safety Blitz Targets Areas Known To Have Most Fires

    Thursday, August 21 2014 6:23 PM EDT2014-08-21 22:23:21 GMT

    So far this year, there have been 51 fire related deaths statewide. The most happened in one Upstate county.

    So far this year, there have been 51 fire related deaths statewide. The most happened in one Upstate county.

  • Kitten Exposes 14 People To Rabies In Anderson Co.

    Kitten Exposes 14 People To Rabies In Anderson Co.

    Thursday, August 21 2014 6:16 PM EDT2014-08-21 22:16:20 GMT
    Fourteen people are getting medical treatment after the Department of Health & Environmental Control said a kitten exposed them to rabies in Anderson County.
    Fourteen people are getting medical treatment after the Department of Health & Environmental Control said a kitten exposed them to rabies in Anderson County.
  • Anderson Man Sentenced In Release of Asbestos

    Anderson Man Sentenced In Release of Asbestos

    Thursday, August 21 2014 5:56 PM EDT2014-08-21 21:56:36 GMT
    Scott William Farmer of Anderson was sentenced to 41 months in jail and 3 years supervised release for knowing endangerment by release of asbestos. Photo Courtesy: Spartanburg County Det. Ctr.Scott William Farmer of Anderson was sentenced to 41 months in jail and 3 years supervised release for knowing endangerment by release of asbestos. Photo Courtesy: Spartanburg County Det. Ctr.
    Scott William Farmer of Anderson was sentenced to 41 months in jail and 3 years supervised release for knowing endangerment by release of asbestos.

    Scott William Farmer of Anderson was sentenced to 41 months in jail and 3 years supervised release for knowing endangerment by release of asbestos.


  • Fire Destroys Anderson Home

    Fire Destroys Anderson Home

    Thursday, August 21 2014 3:12 PM EDT2014-08-21 19:12:31 GMT
    An Anderson Fire investigator says a fire destroyed a home on Lyons St. near Clarence Ave. Thursday afternoon.
    An Anderson Fire investigator says a fire destroyed a home on Lyons St. near Clarence Ave. Thursday afternoon.
  • EPA To Host Public Meeting Regarding CTS Site In Asheville

    EPA To Host Public Meeting Regarding CTS Site In Asheville

    Thursday, August 21 2014 1:05 PM EDT2014-08-21 17:05:45 GMT
    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will hold a public meeting on Thursday to answer questions about the toxic CTS superfund site in Asheville.
    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will hold a public meeting on Thursday to answer questions about the toxic CTS superfund site in Asheville.
  • First Choice FitSM Playground Event Thursday In Spartanburg

    First Choice FitSM Playground Event Thursday In Spartanburg

    Thursday, August 21 2014 12:35 PM EDT2014-08-21 16:35:34 GMT
     First Choice FitSM Playground Event Thursday In Spartanburg First Choice FitSM Playground Event Thursday In Spartanburg
    A First Choice FitSM playground visioning event is scheduled Thursday at the C.C. Woodson Community Center in Spartanburg.
    A First Choice FitSM playground visioning event is scheduled Thursday at the C.C. Woodson Community Center in Spartanburg.
  • Woman Accused Of Pouring Bleach On Boyfriend For Text Message

    Woman Accused Of Pouring Bleach On Boyfriend For Text Message

    Thursday, August 21 2014 11:27 AM EDT2014-08-21 15:27:43 GMT
    The Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office charged a woman accused of pouring bleach on her boyfriend after seeing a text on his phone from another woman.
    The Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office charged a woman accused of pouring bleach on her boyfriend after seeing a text on his phone from another woman.
  • Job Fair Thursday, August 21

    Job Fair Thursday, August 21

    Thursday, August 21 2014 5:01 AM EDT2014-08-21 09:01:55 GMT
    There is one job fair in our area Thursday, August 21.There is one job fair in our area Thursday, August 21.
    There is one job fair in our area Thursday, August 21. Tyger River SC Department of Corrections is hiring corrections officers. The department is having a recruitment event August 21. If you are interested, the job fair is at the SC Works Union Office at 103 W Main Street in Union, SC from 9 a.m. until 12 p.m.
    There is one job fair in our area Thursday, August 21. Tyger River SC Department of Corrections is hiring corrections officers. The department is having a recruitment event August 21. If you are interested, the job fair is at the SC Works Union Office at 103 W Main Street in Union, SC from 9 a.m. until 12 p.m.
  • Deputies Looking To I.D. Spartanburg Fondling Suspect

    Deputies Looking To I.D. Spartanburg Fondling Suspect

    Thursday, August 21 2014 4:45 AM EDT2014-08-21 08:45:30 GMT
    The Special Victims Unit of the Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's assistance in trying to identify a fondling suspect.
    The Special Victims Unit of the Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's assistance in trying to identify a fondling suspect.
  • Report: Educator Comes To Work Drunk; Loses Educator Certificate

    Report: Educator Comes To Work Drunk; Loses Educator Certificate

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 11:02 PM EDT2014-08-21 03:02:50 GMT
    A Pickens County School District psychologist has had her educator certificate suspended after officials say she showed up to work intoxicated.
    A Pickens County School District psychologist has had her educator certificate suspended after officials say she showed up to work intoxicated.
  • Spartanburg Dist. 2 Bus Involved In Accident

    Spartanburg Dist. 2 Bus Involved In Accident

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 9:50 PM EDT2014-08-21 01:50:29 GMT
    Spartanburg Co. School District 2 says a special needs bus was involved in an accident near Riveroak and Quail Creek.
    Spartanburg Co. School District 2 says a special needs bus was involved in an accident near Riveroak and Quail Creek.
  • Upstate Officials Weigh In On Militarized Police Debate

    Upstate Officials Weigh In On Militarized Police Debate

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 6:45 PM EDT2014-08-20 22:45:46 GMT

    The on-going clash between protesters and police in Ferguson, Missouri has ignited a national debate over local law enforcement using military tactics and equipment. Now, an Upstate congressman is weighing in.

    The on-going clash between protesters and police in Ferguson, Missouri has ignited a national debate over local law enforcement using military tactics and equipment. Now, an Upstate congressman is weighing in.

  • Converse College Sees Record Student Enrollment After Tuition Drop

    Converse College Sees Record Student Enrollment After Tuition Drop

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 5:46 PM EDT2014-08-20 21:46:04 GMT
    Converse College Sees Record Student Enrollment After Tuition DropConverse College Sees Record Student Enrollment After Tuition Drop
    Back to school means many parents will be shelling out college tuition for the first time, but one local school is bucking the trend of higher college costs. Converse College in Spartanburg decreased its tuition by 43%. College officials say the drop has helped increase its enrollment numbers.
    Back to school means many parents will be shelling out college tuition for the first time, but one local school is bucking the trend of higher college costs. Converse College in Spartanburg decreased its tuition by 43%. College officials say the drop has helped increase its enrollment numbers.
  • Tech Founder: Self-Destructing Email Apps Offer Privacy & Control

    Tech Founder: Self-Destructing Email Apps Offer Privacy & Control

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 5:33 PM EDT2014-08-20 21:33:53 GMT
    It's not just a plot from a spy movie—You can now send emails, business plans and photos that you can program to self-destruct within seconds.It's not just a plot from a spy movie—You can now send emails, business plans and photos that you can program to self-destruct within seconds.
    It's not just a plot from a spy movie—You can now send emails, business plans and photos that you can program to self-destruct within seconds.
    It's not just a plot from a spy movie—You can now send emails, business plans and photos that you can program to self-destruct within seconds.

  • SC Mentor Network Employees Charged With Abuse In Greenville

    SC Mentor Network Employees Charged With Abuse In Greenville

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 5:23 PM EDT2014-08-20 21:23:42 GMT
    Patsy D. Robinson (on left) Clarence Willie Callie DillardPatsy D. Robinson (on left) Clarence Willie Callie Dillard
    Two South Carolina Mentor Network employees have been charged after deputies say they abused vulnerable adults in their care in Greenville County.One of the victims was allegedly abused with pepper spray. Patsy D. Robinson and Clarence Willie Callie Dillard are charged in the case.
    Two South Carolina Mentor Network employees have been charged after deputies say they abused vulnerable adults in their care in Greenville County.One of the victims was allegedly abused with pepper spray. Patsy D. Robinson and Clarence Willie Callie Dillard are charged in the case.
  • New Details About Stillborn Giraffe at Greenville Zoo

    New Details About Stillborn Giraffe at Greenville Zoo

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 5:19 PM EDT2014-08-20 21:19:59 GMT
    Zoo staff say Autumn is doing well after the delivery at 3:25 a.m. She will remain off the exhibit Wednesday so zoo staff can closely observe her.
    Zoo staff say Autumn is doing well after the delivery at 3:25 a.m. She will remain off the exhibit Wednesday so zoo staff can closely observe her.
  • Anderson Attempted Murder Suspect Arrested

    Anderson Attempted Murder Suspect Arrested

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 4:51 PM EDT2014-08-20 20:51:56 GMT
    Sheriff's investigators have arrested Zachary Shandez Hall, age 25 of Anderson, in connection with last Wednesday's shooting on Revere Court in Anderson.
    Sheriff's investigators have arrested Zachary Shandez Hall, age 25 of Anderson, in connection with last Wednesday's shooting on Revere Court in Anderson.
  • Person Exposed To Rabies By Raccoon in Spartanburg Co.

    Person Exposed To Rabies By Raccoon in Spartanburg Co.

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 4:24 PM EDT2014-08-20 20:24:11 GMT
    One person has been referred to a health care provider after being exposed to rabies in the Woodruff area of Spartanburg County by a raccoon that tested positive for the disease.
    One person has been referred to a health care provider after being exposed to rabies in the Woodruff area of Spartanburg County by a raccoon that tested positive for the disease.
  • Deadly House Fire In Walhalla

    Deadly House Fire In Walhalla

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 4:15 PM EDT2014-08-20 20:15:08 GMT
    An investigation is underway after a man was found dead during a house fire.An investigation is underway after a man was found dead during a house fire.
    An investigation is underway after a man was found dead during a house fire. According to the Oconee County Coroner's Office, the 911 communications center received a report of a house fire on North Andover Drive in Walhalla Tuesday night around 9:30. Multiple fire agencies responded to the fire. When firefighters arrived on scene, they found an unresponsive man, 49-year-old Michael Joseph Marcello, lying on a bedroom floor in the home.
    An investigation is underway after a man was found dead during a house fire. According to the Oconee County Coroner's Office, the 911 communications center received a report of a house fire on North Andover Drive in Walhalla Tuesday night around 9:30. Multiple fire agencies responded to the fire. When firefighters arrived on scene, they found an unresponsive man, 49-year-old Michael Joseph Marcello, lying on a bedroom floor in the home.
  • Deputies: Man Wanted After He Smashed Cash Register; Stole Money, Beer

    Deputies: Man Wanted After He Smashed Cash Register; Stole Money, Beer

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 12:48 PM EDT2014-08-20 16:48:44 GMT
    A strong armed robbery at a Sunoco on Reidville Road has Spartanburg Deputies searching for the suspect after they say he smashed the cash register on the ground stealing cash from it. 
    A strong armed robbery at a Sunoco on Reidville Road has Spartanburg Deputies searching for the suspect after they say he smashed the cash register on the ground stealing cash from it. 
  • Greenville Zoo Giraffe Autumn Delivers Stillborn Calf

    Greenville Zoo Giraffe Autumn Delivers Stillborn Calf

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 11:27 AM EDT2014-08-20 15:27:31 GMT
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    The Greenville Zoo will address the stillborn calf delivered by Autumn the giraffe at a news conference at 3:00 p.m. Wednesday. WSPA.com will provide live streaming coverage.
    Sad news from the Greenville Zoo. Autumn the giraffe delivered a stillborn calf at the Greenville Zoo early Wednesday morning. Zoo officials announced Autumn is doing well after the delivery at 3:25 a.m. She will remain off the exhibit Wednesday so zoo staff can closely observe her.
  • UPDATE: Clemson Assault And Battery Suspect Arrested

    UPDATE: Clemson Assault And Battery Suspect Arrested

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 11:14 AM EDT2014-08-20 15:14:18 GMT
    Charnel Wayne JohnsonCharnel Wayne Johnson
    Charnel Wayne Johnson - wanted for assault and battery in Clemson - is under arrest Wednesday morning. Clemson Police say Johnson attacked a woman and choked her until she was unconscious at Falls Landing Apartments on Old Central Road on August 9. 
    Charnel Wayne Johnson - wanted for assault and battery in Clemson - is under arrest Wednesday morning. Clemson Police say Johnson attacked a woman and choked her until she was unconscious at Falls Landing Apartments on Old Central Road on August 9. 
  • Mannan Pharmaceuticals Opening, Hiring Near GHS

    Mannan Pharmaceuticals Opening, Hiring Near GHS

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 10:33 AM EDT2014-08-20 14:33:00 GMT
    Details on hiring plans and specific position requirements will be announced in late fall.Details on hiring plans and specific position requirements will be announced in late fall.
    Mannan Pharmaceuticals plans to establish operations in Greenville County and hire 34 employees over the next several years. The company researches and produces pharmaceuticals to patients who suffer from various muscular dystrophies and metastatic cancers.
    Mannan Pharmaceuticals plans to establish operations in Greenville County and hire 34 employees over the next several years. The company researches and produces pharmaceuticals to patients who suffer from various muscular dystrophies and metastatic cancers.
  • GA Man Leads Anderson Co. Deputies On Chase

    GA Man Leads Anderson Co. Deputies On Chase

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 10:12 AM EDT2014-08-20 14:12:33 GMT
    Nicholas Jose SisnerosNicholas Jose Sisneros
    A Georgia man is under arrest after deputies say he led them on a chase by car and foot in Anderson County. Nicholas Jose Sisneros, 26, is charged with failure to stop for blue lights and open container by the Anderson County Sheriff's Office.
    A Georgia man is under arrest after deputies say he led them on a chase by car and foot in Anderson County. Nicholas Jose Sisneros, 26, is charged with failure to stop for blue lights and open container by the Anderson County Sheriff's Office.
  • Job Fairs On Wednesday, August 20

    Job Fairs On Wednesday, August 20

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 4:53 AM EDT2014-08-20 08:53:29 GMT
    There's one job fair in our area Wednesday, August 20.There's one job fair in our area Wednesday, August 20.
    There's one job fair in our area Wednesday, August 20. Adecco USA is having a recruitment event Wednesday.
    There's one job fair in our area Wednesday, August 20. Adecco USA is having a recruitment event Wednesday.
  • Anderson Sheriff Searching For Suspect They Say Led Them On Chase With Stolen Vehicle

    Anderson Sheriff Searching For Suspect They Say Led Them On Chase With Stolen Vehicle

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 10:51 PM EDT2014-08-20 02:51:52 GMT
    Anderson County Deputies are searching for a suspect they say stole a vehicle and led police a chase.
    Anderson County Deputies are searching for a suspect they say stole a vehicle and led police a chase.
  • National Guard Training Helicopters Causing Concern For Greenville Neighbors

    National Guard Training Helicopters Causing Concern For Greenville Neighbors

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 10:37 PM EDT2014-08-20 02:37:34 GMT
    Powerful military helicopters are changing the face of National Guard training here in the Upstate. Missions will fly to airports and military bases across the Upstate and to Georgia and North Carolina.Powerful military helicopters are changing the face of National Guard training here in the Upstate. Missions will fly to airports and military bases across the Upstate and to Georgia and North Carolina.
    Powerful military helicopters are changing the face of National Guard training here in the Upstate.
    Powerful military helicopters are changing the face of National Guard training here in the Upstate.
  • Cherokee Deputy Makes 561 Arrests In One Year; Receives Award

    Cherokee Deputy Makes 561 Arrests In One Year; Receives Award

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 10:11 PM EDT2014-08-20 02:11:07 GMT
    David Owens with his award. (Photo provided by Solicitor Barry Barnette)David Owens with his award. (Photo provided by Solicitor Barry Barnette)
    He served 561 arrest warrants in the span of one year that range from misdemeanors to serious violent crimes. 
    He served 561 arrest warrants in the span of one year that range from misdemeanors to serious violent crimes. 
  • 59 Arrested By Greenville Police In Latest Prostitution Sting

    59 Arrested By Greenville Police In Latest Prostitution Sting

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 9:30 PM EDT2014-08-20 01:30:28 GMT
    Greenville Police released information Tuesday that 59 people were arrested in a four day long prostitution sting.
    Greenville Police released information Tuesday that 59 people were arrested in a four day long prostitution sting.
  • Oconee County Chase Ends With Stop Sticks; Driver Arrested

    Oconee County Chase Ends With Stop Sticks; Driver Arrested

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 6:27 PM EDT2014-08-19 22:27:01 GMT
    Photo From Brandi Reid CannonPhoto From Brandi Reid Cannon
    A vehicle reported stolen was chased by Oconee County Sheriff's Office and Highway Patrol for over 20 minutes Tuesday and ended after officers deployed stop sticks.
    A vehicle reported stolen was chased by Oconee County Sheriff's Office and Highway Patrol for over 20 minutes Tuesday and ended after officers deployed stop sticks.
  • Police Brace For Increase In Thefts/Break-Ins On College Campuses

    Police Brace For Increase In Thefts/Break-Ins On College Campuses

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 6:24 PM EDT2014-08-19 22:24:41 GMT
    Police are reminding students to protect themselves against larcenies and car break-ins.
    Police are reminding students to protect themselves against larcenies and car break-ins.
  • Spartanburg Co. Sheriff Says Some Not Following CWP Law

    Spartanburg Co. Sheriff Says Some Not Following CWP Law

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 6:11 PM EDT2014-08-19 22:11:53 GMT
     Spartanburg County Sheriff Chuck Wright, who recently took the helm of the South Carolina Sheriffs' Association, plans to use his new power to crackdown on those who he said aren't following the concealed weapons permit law.
     Spartanburg County Sheriff Chuck Wright, who recently took the helm of the South Carolina Sheriffs' Association, plans to use his new power to crackdown on those who he said aren't following the concealed weapons permit law.
  • Greer Man Tells Police To Shoot Him Down Like Michael Brown According to Report

    Greer Man Tells Police To Shoot Him Down Like Michael Brown According to Report

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 5:42 PM EDT2014-08-19 21:42:34 GMT
    Greer Police have charged Derrick Martino Miller with resisting arrest after he struggled with the officer and said "to shoot him down like Michael Brown." according to the police report.
    Greer Police have charged Derrick Martino Miller with resisting arrest after he struggled with the officer and said "to shoot him down like Michael Brown." according to the police report.
  • Some Upstate Farmers Eligible For 2014 Freeze Relief

    Some Upstate Farmers Eligible For 2014 Freeze Relief

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 10:53 AM EDT2014-08-19 14:53:33 GMT
    The cold temperatures had an impact on the area from March 4 through April 17.The cold temperatures had an impact on the area from March 4 through April 17.
    The U.S. Department of Agriculture designated Cherokee, Greenville and Spartanburg counties as primary natural disaster areas because of damage from a freeze back in March and April. Farmers and ranchers in Abbeville, Anderson, Laurens, Pickens, Union and York counties in South Carolina and Cleveland, Henderson, Polk, Rutherford and Transylvania counties in North Carolina qualify for natural disaster assistance because their counties are contiguous.
    The U.S. Department of Agriculture designated Cherokee, Greenville and Spartanburg counties as primary natural disaster areas because of damage from a freeze back in March and April. Farmers and ranchers in Abbeville, Anderson, Laurens, Pickens, Union and York counties in South Carolina and Cleveland, Henderson, Polk, Rutherford and Transylvania counties in North Carolina qualify for natural disaster assistance because their counties are contiguous.
  • Meals On Wheels Needs Drivers In Anderson

    Meals On Wheels Needs Drivers In Anderson

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 10:47 AM EDT2014-08-19 14:47:32 GMT
    Meals On Wheels-Anderson needs drivers immediately.Meals On Wheels-Anderson needs drivers immediately.
    Meals on Wheels-Anderson needs drivers immediately to help deliver meals to elderly people in that part of the Upstate. The lack of drivers is putting a strain on the group to deliver meals in Belton and Pelzer. The city of Anderson also needs regular route drivers.
    Meals on Wheels-Anderson needs drivers immediately to help deliver meals to elderly people in that part of the Upstate. The lack of drivers is putting a strain on the group to deliver meals in Belton and Pelzer. The city of Anderson also needs regular route drivers.
  • 11 Bridges To Be Replaced In Western NC

    11 Bridges To Be Replaced In Western NC

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 10:06 AM EDT2014-08-19 14:06:56 GMT
    Transportation department officials plan to replace 11 bridges in western North Carolina.Transportation department officials plan to replace 11 bridges in western North Carolina.
    Transportation department officials plan to replace 11 bridges in western North Carolina. The Asheville Citizen-Times reported  that the transportation department has awarded a contract worth more than $11 million to a Mooresville company for the new bridges in Buncombe, Madison and Mitchell counties.
    Transportation department officials plan to replace 11 bridges in western North Carolina. The Asheville Citizen-Times reported  that the transportation department has awarded a contract worth more than $11 million to a Mooresville company for the new bridges in Buncombe, Madison and Mitchell counties.
  • Job Fairs Tuesday, August 19

    Job Fairs Tuesday, August 19

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 5:37 AM EDT2014-08-19 09:37:42 GMT
    There are two job fairs Tuesday, August 19 in our area.There are two job fairs Tuesday, August 19 in our area.
    There are two job fairs Tuesday, August 19 in our area.
    There are two job fairs Tuesday, August 19 in our area.
  • Crowdfunding Education Hits The Upstate

    Crowdfunding Education Hits The Upstate

    Monday, August 18 2014 10:03 PM EDT2014-08-19 02:03:30 GMT
    A brand new school year kicked off for many Upstate teachers, Monday, and with that often brings big ideas to help your students soar. A brand new school year kicked off for many Upstate teachers, Monday, and with that often brings big ideas to help your students soar.
    A brand new school year kicked off for many Upstate teachers, Monday, and with that often brings big ideas to help your students soar. The money isn't always available to follow through, but these days teachers are getting creative, turning to technology to fund their projects.
    A brand new school year kicked off for many Upstate teachers, Monday, and with that often brings big ideas to help your students soar. The money isn't always available to follow through, but these days teachers are getting creative, turning to technology to fund their projects.
  • Plane Crash At GSP Airport Shuts Down Runway

    Plane Crash At GSP Airport Shuts Down Runway

    Monday, August 18 2014 8:10 PM EDT2014-08-19 00:10:41 GMT
    The crash happened at 5:38pm shutting down the runway. The crash happened at 5:38pm shutting down the runway.
    The GSP International Airport runway was temporarily shut down Monday after a single engine plane's landing gear collapsed, causing its nose and a wing to hit the runway. 
    The GSP International Airport runway was temporarily shut down Monday after a single engine plane's landing gear collapsed, causing its nose and a wing to hit the runway. 
  • Anderson Deputies Asking For Help To Locate Two Subjects Wanted For Questioning

    Anderson Deputies Asking For Help To Locate Two Subjects Wanted For Questioning

    Monday, August 18 2014 8:04 PM EDT2014-08-19 00:04:28 GMT
    Photo provided by the Anderson County Sheriff's Office.Photo provided by the Anderson County Sheriff's Office.
    The Anderson County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public's help in identifying two subjects wanted for questioning in reference to an early morning burglary on Old Anderson Road.
    The Anderson County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public's help in identifying two subjects wanted for questioning in reference to an early morning burglary on Old Anderson Road.
  • I-85 Repair Project Gets Underway

    I-85 Repair Project Gets Underway

    Monday, August 18 2014 6:13 PM EDT2014-08-18 22:13:56 GMT
    Crews are expected to begin a two-year-long project to repair a 12-mile stretch of I-85 Monday night. The project, which will cost $44 million, includes road resurfacing, drainage repairs and guard rail replacement in both lanes from Greer to Wellford. 
    Crews are expected to begin a two-year-long project to repair a 12-mile stretch of I-85 Monday night. The project, which will cost $44 million, includes road resurfacing, drainage repairs and guard rail replacement in both lanes from Greer to Wellford. 
  • Clemson Police Need Your Help Finding Assault Suspect

    Clemson Police Need Your Help Finding Assault Suspect

    Monday, August 18 2014 6:08 PM EDT2014-08-18 22:08:18 GMT
    Clemson police are looking for Charnel Wayne Johnson. They say he assaulted a woman outside her apartment at Falls Landing Apts. on Old Central Rd on August 9.
    Clemson police are looking for Charnel Wayne Johnson. They say he assaulted a woman outside her apartment at Falls Landing Apts. on Old Central Rd on August 9.
  • Driver’s Guide: Back-To-School Road Safety

    Driver’s Guide: Back-To-School Road Safety

    Monday, August 18 2014 12:01 AM EDT2014-08-18 04:01:43 GMT
    Courtesy: SC Highway PatrolCourtesy: SC Highway Patrol
    It's back-to-school this week for kids across the Upstate. That means changes for drivers as school buses hit the roads.
    It's back-to-school this week for kids across the Upstate. That means changes for drivers as school buses hit the roads.
  • Anderson Co. Chase Ends In Crash, Arrest

    Anderson Co. Chase Ends In Crash, Arrest

    Sunday, August 17 2014 10:44 PM EDT2014-08-18 02:44:54 GMT
    Troopers say an overnight chase in Anderson County ended in a crash and an arrest on Highway 86 Sunday morning.
    Troopers say an overnight chase in Anderson County ended in a crash and an arrest on Highway 86 Sunday morning.
  • Job Fairs for Monday August 18th.

    Job Fairs for Monday August 18th.

    Sunday, August 17 2014 5:56 PM EDT2014-08-17 21:56:46 GMT
    Here is a list of job fairs for Monday, August 18th. Some listing include Tuesday, August 19th also.
    Here is a list of job fairs for Monday, August 18th. Some listing include Tuesday, August 19th also.
  • Backpack Giveaway In Gaffney

    Backpack Giveaway In Gaffney

    Sunday, August 17 2014 8:10 AM EDT2014-08-17 12:10:31 GMT
    School SuppliesSchool Supplies
    There will be a backpack give away in Gaffney today at Love Field.
    There will be a backpack give away in Gaffney today at Love Field.
  • Spartanburg Police Officers Get New Look

    Spartanburg Police Officers Get New Look

    Saturday, August 16 2014 8:41 PM EDT2014-08-17 00:41:38 GMT
    Courtesy: FacebookCourtesy: Facebook
    The department is going through a name change and now officers have new dark blue uniforms to go with it. They've been wearing light blue uniforms since 1983.
    The department is going through a name change and now officers have new dark blue uniforms to go with it. They've been wearing light blue uniforms since 1983.
  • Dirty Dancing Festival Draws Thousands For Its 5th Year

    Dirty Dancing Festival Draws Thousands For Its 5th Year

    Saturday, August 16 2014 8:29 PM EDT2014-08-17 00:29:47 GMT
    The 5th annual Dirty Dancing Festival drew thousands of people to Lake Lure this weekend for music, dancing, food, and fun.
    The 5th annual Dirty Dancing Festival drew thousands of people to Lake Lure this weekend for music, dancing, food, and fun.
  • Murder Charge Dropped In 2013 Greenwood Deadly Shooting

    Murder Charge Dropped In 2013 Greenwood Deadly Shooting

    Friday, August 15 2014 10:49 PM EDT2014-08-16 02:49:43 GMT
    The 8th Circuit Solicitor says indictments against Jason Aiken in a deadly April 2013 shooting in Greenwood have been dismissed.The 8th Circuit Solicitor says indictments against Jason Aiken in a deadly April 2013 shooting in Greenwood have been dismissed.

     The 8th Circuit Solicitor says indictments against Jason Aiken have been dismissed in a deadly April 2013 shooting in Greenwood. 

     The 8th Circuit Solicitor says indictments against Jason Aiken have been dismissed in a deadly April 2013 shooting in Greenwood. 

  • Family Shot, Including a 9 Yr Old Girl In Anderson

    Family Shot, Including a 9 Yr Old Girl In Anderson

    Friday, August 15 2014 5:45 PM EDT2014-08-15 21:45:34 GMT
    Anderson City Police say three people, inculding a 9 year old girl, were shot on Elizabeth Street Thursday night.Anderson City Police say three people, inculding a 9 year old girl, were shot on Elizabeth Street Thursday night.

    Anderson City Police say a family was shot in a drive-by shooting Thursday night.

    Anderson City Police say a family was shot in a drive-by shooting Thursday night.

     

  • Pickens Co. Deputy Injured In Crash

    Pickens Co. Deputy Injured In Crash

    Thursday, August 14 2014 6:38 PM EDT2014-08-14 22:38:21 GMT
    A Pickens County Sheriff's Deputy is in the hospital after a crash in Easley. The Sheriff's office says Deputy Thomas Camp was injured when he lost control of his car on Edinburgh Lane at 4:25am Thursday.
    A Pickens County Sheriff's Deputy is in the hospital after a crash in Easley. The Sheriff's office says Deputy Thomas Camp was injured when he lost control of his car on Edinburgh Lane at 4:25am Thursday.
  • Oconee Co. Gets Much Needed Domestic Violence Shelter

    Oconee Co. Gets Much Needed Domestic Violence Shelter

    Thursday, August 14 2014 6:19 PM EDT2014-08-14 22:19:50 GMT

    It's not a flattering statistic but when it comes to men murdering women, South Carolina ranks number one, according to the Violence Policy Center. A new shelter in Oconee County is hoping to help stop the cycle of domestic violence.

    It's not a flattering statistic but when it comes to men murdering women, South Carolina ranks number one, according to the Violence Policy Center. A new shelter in Oconee County is hoping to help stop the cycle of domestic violence.

  • Laurens Co. Sheriff's Office Raises Money For Seniors

    Laurens Co. Sheriff's Office Raises Money For Seniors

    Thursday, August 14 2014 5:55 PM EDT2014-08-14 21:55:18 GMT
    The Laurens County Sherif's Office will have a fundraising event at the Lauren Exchange Building to benefit Supporting Our Seniors.
    The Laurens County Sherif's Office will have a fundraising event at the Lauren Exchange Building to benefit Supporting Our Seniors.
  • Easley Man Charged With Attempted Murder

    Easley Man Charged With Attempted Murder

    Thursday, August 14 2014 4:37 PM EDT2014-08-14 20:37:07 GMT
    Jeremy Basquette was charged with attempted murder and possession of a weapon during a violent crime.Jeremy Basquette was charged with attempted murder and possession of a weapon during a violent crime.
    Pickens County deputies arrested Jeremy Lee Basquette in connection with a shooting Wednesday night on Robert P. Jeanes Road in Easley. Basquette faces charges of attempted murder and possession of a weapon during a violent crime.
    Pickens County deputies arrested Jeremy Lee Basquette in connection with a shooting Wednesday night on Robert P. Jeanes Road in Easley. Basquette faces charges of attempted murder and possession of a weapon during a violent crime.
  • Overturned Tractor Trailer Closes Lane Of I-26W In Polk Co.

    Overturned Tractor Trailer Closes Lane Of I-26W In Polk Co.

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 10:14 PM EDT2014-08-14 02:14:14 GMT
    Air 7Air 7
    The North Carolina Department of Transportation says the right lane is closed near mile marker 62.  All lanes were blocked earlier in the day.
    The North Carolina Department of Transportation says the right lane is closed near mile marker 62.  All lanes were blocked earlier in the day.
  • ‘Teacher Truth Tour' Makes Stop In Asheville

    ‘Teacher Truth Tour' Makes Stop In Asheville

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 6:26 PM EDT2014-08-13 22:26:43 GMT
    In Buncombe County, some students must share textbooks as the district continues to face budget cuts in the classroom.In Buncombe County, some students must share textbooks as the district continues to face budget cuts in the classroom.

    A group of teachers and parents joined Aim Higher Now on Wednesday in Asheville passed by the General Assembly.

    A group of teachers and parents joined Aim Higher Now on Wednesday in Asheville passed by the General Assembly.

  • Local Teen Wins Food Network Competition

    Local Teen Wins Food Network Competition

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 5:00 PM EDT2014-08-13 21:00:41 GMT
    Tommi Rae Fowler has won the Food Network competition, Chopped: Teen Challenge.Tommi is from Anderson and a junior at Wren High School.Read our report on Tommi here: SC Teen Competes in Food Network's "Chopped Teen Challenge"
    Tommi Rae Fowler has won the Food Network competition, Chopped: Teen Challenge.Tommi is from Anderson and a junior at Wren High School.Read our report on Tommi here: SC Teen Competes in Food Network's "Chopped Teen Challenge"
  • Construction at Clemson Lofts Halted

    Construction at Clemson Lofts Halted

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 1:12 PM EDT2014-08-13 17:12:50 GMT
    Construction on the Clemson Lofts along Cochran Drive has come to a halt, after the developer was cited for storm water violations.
    Construction on the Clemson Lofts along Cochran Drive has come to a halt, after the developer was cited for storm water violations.
  • NRC Increases Oversight at Oconee Nuclear Plant After Leak

    NRC Increases Oversight at Oconee Nuclear Plant After Leak

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 12:33 PM EDT2014-08-13 16:33:58 GMT
    This comes after Duke Energy's Oconee County plant in Seneca was cited for a violation related to its failure to identify and correct a crack in a weld on a key safety system. That crack began to leak, prompting the plant to shut down one of the units earlier this year.
    This comes after Duke Energy's Oconee County plant in Seneca was cited for a violation related to its failure to identify and correct a crack in a weld on a key safety system. That crack began to leak, prompting the plant to shut down one of the units earlier this year.
  • Celebrate Anderson All-American Mom Pageant Winner Crowned August 31

    Celebrate Anderson All-American Mom Pageant Winner Crowned August 31

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 12:33 PM EDT2014-08-13 16:33:34 GMT
     Celebrate Anderson All-American Mom Pageant Winner Crowned August 31 Celebrate Anderson All-American Mom Pageant Winner Crowned August 31
    The Celebrate Anderson All-American Mom Pageant winner will be crowned Sunday, August 31 in Anderson.
    The Celebrate Anderson All-American Mom Pageant winner will be crowned Sunday, August 31 in Anderson.
  • Facebook Offering Grants to WNC Nonprofits

    Facebook Offering Grants to WNC Nonprofits

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 12:24 PM EDT2014-08-13 16:24:34 GMT
    Facebook is now accepting applications for its 2014 community action grant program. This is the fourth year Facebook has offered such assistance, but this will be the first time groups outside of Rutherford County have been invited to participate.
    Facebook is now accepting applications for its 2014 community action grant program. This is the fourth year Facebook has offered such assistance, but this will be the first time groups outside of Rutherford County have been invited to participate.
  • Rutherford Co. Train Derailment Cleanup Continues

    Rutherford Co. Train Derailment Cleanup Continues

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 11:05 AM EDT2014-08-13 15:05:13 GMT
    The spilled coal has been stockpiled and will be shipped to a Duke Energy plant in Mooresboro once the track is repaired.The spilled coal has been stockpiled and will be shipped to a Duke Energy plant in Mooresboro once the track is repaired.
    Engineers are able to begin to work on damaged railroad track in Rutherford County following a train derailment two days ago. A CSX Transportation spokesman says 16 derailed cars have been repositioned. 
    Engineers are able to begin to work on damaged railroad track in Rutherford County following a train derailment two days ago. A CSX Transportation spokesman says 16 derailed cars have been repositioned. 
  • Asheville Police Arrest Man For Stabbing Attack

    Asheville Police Arrest Man For Stabbing Attack

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 10:45 AM EDT2014-08-13 14:45:59 GMT
    Brian Keith Wilson, Jr.Brian Keith Wilson, Jr.
    Asheville Police arrested a 27-year old man after they say he stabbed another man, leaving him critically injured Tuesday morning. Brian Keith Wilson, Jr. is charged with assault with a dangerous weapon with the intent to kill inflicting serious injury.
    Asheville Police arrested a 27-year old man after they say he stabbed another man, leaving him critically injured Tuesday morning. Brian Keith Wilson, Jr. is charged with assault with a dangerous weapon with the intent to kill inflicting serious injury.
  • Woman Hospitalized After Wreck At Easley Shopping Center

    Woman Hospitalized After Wreck At Easley Shopping Center

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 8:29 AM EDT2014-08-13 12:29:24 GMT
    Easley Police officers are investigating a wreck that left a 83-year-old woman hospitalized early Wednesday morning. Easley Police officers are investigating a wreck that left a 83-year-old woman hospitalized early Wednesday morning.
    Easley Police officers are investigating a wreck that happened in a shopping center early Wednesday morning. According to Major Tim Tollison of the police department, officers responded to the Forest Acres Shopping Center at 5:38 a.m. after receiving a 911 call regarding the wreck. Once officers arrived, they found a car that was driven by an 82-year-old woman that was partially stuck under an 18-wheeler.
    Easley Police officers are investigating a wreck that happened in a shopping center early Wednesday morning. According to Major Tim Tollison of the police department, officers responded to the Forest Acres Shopping Center at 5:38 a.m. after receiving a 911 call regarding the wreck. Once officers arrived, they found a car that was driven by an 82-year-old woman that was partially stuck under an 18-wheeler.
  • Homeless Man Assaulted In Asheville, Several Arrested

    Homeless Man Assaulted In Asheville, Several Arrested

    Tuesday, August 12 2014 5:52 PM EDT2014-08-12 21:52:40 GMT
    Authorities tell us they were called to Biltmore Avenue near the French Broad Food Co-Op for a report of a large group of people attacking a victim.
    Authorities tell us they were called to Biltmore Avenue near the French Broad Food Co-Op for a report of a large group of people attacking a victim.
  • New Charges In Jailed Ron Wilson Ponzi Case

    New charges in jailed SC Ponzi leader's case

    The wife and brother of a former Anderson County councilman in prison for a Ponzi scheme have been charged with helping hide assets.
    The wife and brother of a former Anderson County councilman in prison for a Ponzi scheme have been charged with helping hide assets.
  • Sheriff: Man Shot After He Pulls Knife On Deputy

    Sheriff: Man Shot After He Pulls Knife On Deputy

    Tuesday, August 12 2014 12:58 PM EDT2014-08-12 16:58:34 GMT
    Anderson County Sheriff's Office is investigating an officer involved shooting after the Sheriff said a man was shot for drawing a knife on a deputy Monday. Anderson County Sheriff's Office is investigating an officer involved shooting after the Sheriff said a man was shot for drawing a knife on a deputy Monday.
    Anderson County Sheriff's Office is investigating an officer involved shooting after the sheriff said a man was shot for drawing a knife on a deputy Monday. 
    Anderson County Sheriff's Office is investigating an officer involved shooting after the sheriff said a man was shot for drawing a knife on a deputy Monday. 
  • Coal-Carrying Train Derails In Rutherford Co.

    Coal-Carrying Train Derails In Rutherford Co.

    Tuesday, August 12 2014 12:39 PM EDT2014-08-12 16:39:20 GMT
    One locomotive and 16 cars derailed Monday night in Rutherford County. CSX Transportation reports the incident happened about 7:30 p.m. on tracks about a mile from Brice which is close to the North Carolina border with South Carolina.
    One locomotive and 16 cars derailed Monday night in Rutherford County. CSX Transportation reports the incident happened about 7:30 p.m. on tracks about a mile from Brice which is close to the North Carolina border with South Carolina.
  • Collapsed Anderson Co. Building to be Demolished

    Collapsed Anderson Co. Building to be Demolished

    Tuesday, August 12 2014 11:56 AM EDT2014-08-12 15:56:14 GMT
    The former Ellison Flour Mill on Sullivan Street in Williamston collapsed Monday afternoon. The building's owner plans to begin demolishing the rest of the building soon.
    The former Ellison Flour Mill on Sullivan Street in Williamston collapsed Monday afternoon. The building's owner plans to begin demolishing the rest of the building soon.
  • Man Stabbed In Asheville

    Man Stabbed In Asheville

    Tuesday, August 12 2014 6:28 AM EDT2014-08-12 10:28:55 GMT
    Asheville Police are investigating after a man was found stabbed in downtown Asheville. Asheville Police are investigating after a man was found stabbed in downtown Asheville.
    One man is in the hospital after police say he was stabbed in Asheville. It happened early Tuesday morning on Broadway Street in downtown Asheville. Police tell us the victim was transported to Mission Hospital but they do not know his condition. There is no suspect at this point in the investigation. If you know anything, contact Asheville Police Department.
    One man is in the hospital after police say he was stabbed in Asheville. It happened early Tuesday morning on Broadway Street in downtown Asheville. Police tell us the victim was transported to Mission Hospital but they do not know his condition. There is no suspect at this point in the investigation. If you know anything, contact Asheville Police Department.
  • Fire Damages Anderson Co. Home

    Fire Damages Anderson Co. Home

    Monday, August 11 2014 6:14 PM EDT2014-08-11 22:14:54 GMT
    It happened on George Albert Lake Road. Officials say no one was home at the time of the fire, which destroyed 45 percent of the home.
    It happened on George Albert Lake Road. Officials say no one was home at the time of the fire, which destroyed 45 percent of the home.
  • Inmate With TB In Buncombe Co. Detention Facility

    Inmate With TB In Buncombe Co. Detention Facility

    Monday, August 11 2014 5:13 PM EDT2014-08-11 21:13:17 GMT
    A case of tuberculosis has been confirmed in one inmate at the Buncombe County Detention Facility. The sheriff's department says the inmate has been isolated and is undergoing treatment.
    A case of tuberculosis has been confirmed in one inmate at the Buncombe County Detention Facility. The sheriff's department says the inmate has been isolated and is undergoing treatment.
  • Suspected Gunman In Forest City Deputy Standoff Due In Court

    Suspected Gunman In Forest City Deputy Standoff Due In Court

    Monday, August 11 2014 10:16 AM EDT2014-08-11 14:16:22 GMT
    A shooting in Rutherford County has left one deputy in the hospital.A shooting in Rutherford County has left one deputy in the hospital.
    Kevin Clifford Marks - who is accused of shooting and wounding several sheriff's deputies during a standoff in Rutherford County - is out of a hospital and due in court Monday. He is now charged with attempted murder, assault w/deadly weapon w/intent to kill inflicting serious, resisting public officer and possession of firearm by felon.
    Kevin Clifford Marks - who is accused of shooting and wounding several sheriff's deputies during a standoff in Rutherford County - is out of a hospital and due in court Monday. He is now charged with attempted murder, assault w/deadly weapon w/intent to kill inflicting serious, resisting public officer and possession of firearm by felon.
  • Plastics Company To Bring 80 Jobs To Transylvania County

    Plastics Company To Bring 80 Jobs To Transylvania County

    Monday, August 11 2014 9:20 AM EDT2014-08-11 13:20:16 GMT
    One person is dead, one is in critical condition and four others were injured after a one car wreck in Brevard.One person is dead, one is in critical condition and four others were injured after a one car wreck in Brevard.
    Eighty new jobs are coming to Transylvania County as a result of an expansion planned by Sigma Plastic Group. In a prepared statement, North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory and Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker announced that the company will restore the former Excelsior Rosman Plant and create 80 new jobs under the newly formed New Excelsior Incorporated.
    Eighty new jobs are coming to Transylvania County as a result of an expansion planned by Sigma Plastic Group. In a prepared statement, North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory and Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker announced that the company will restore the former Excelsior Rosman Plant and create 80 new jobs under the newly formed New Excelsior Incorporated.
  • Child Hit By An SUV In Belton Dies

    Child Hit By An SUV In Belton Dies

    Monday, August 11 2014 12:54 AM EDT2014-08-11 04:54:45 GMT
    Belton Police say a child hit by an SUV Saturday has died.Belton Police say a child hit by an SUV Saturday has died.

     Belton Police say a child hit by a car Saturday on Anderson Street has died.

     Belton Police say a child hit by a car Saturday on Anderson Street has died.

  • Man Arrested In Easley On Four Counts Of Arson

    Man Arrested In Easley On Four Counts Of Arson

    Monday, August 11 2014 12:39 AM EDT2014-08-11 04:39:21 GMT
    Easley Police arrested Thomas Stinson on four counts of third degree arson.Easley Police arrested Thomas Stinson on four counts of third degree arson.

    Easley Police arrest a man on four counts of third degree arson after fire crews respond to four fires in the same area.

    Easley Police arrest a man on four counts of third degree arson after fire crews respond to four fires in the same area.

  • 2 Arrested In Spartanburg Co. Camp Investigation

    2 Arrested In Spartanburg Co. Camp Investigation

    Friday, August 8 2014 11:15 PM EDT2014-08-09 03:15:59 GMT
    Spartanburg County deputies are investigating a camp in Inman.Spartanburg County deputies are investigating a camp in Inman.
    Sonya Smith Fredo and Anastasia" Stacy" Faith Whitlock are both charged with two counts of unlawful neglect of a child on two juvenile male victims under the age of 10 years old, and one of the victims has down syndrome, officials say.
    Sonya Smith Fredo and Anastasia" Stacy" Faith Whitlock are both charged with two counts of unlawful neglect of a child on two juvenile male victims under the age of 10 years old, and one of the victims has down syndrome, officials say.
  • Plant Grafting Company Bringing 125 Jobs To Mills River

    Plant Grafting Company Bringing 125 Jobs To Mills River

    Thursday, August 7 2014 6:10 PM EDT2014-08-07 22:10:12 GMT
    Tri-Hishtil announced the 125 jobs as part of stage one of the project Thursday morning in western North Carolina.Tri-Hishtil announced the 125 jobs as part of stage one of the project Thursday morning in western North Carolina.
    A plant grafting business plans to move its headquarters to Henderson County and hire 125 new employees. Tri-Hishtil announced the 125 jobs as part of stage one of the project Thursday morning in western North Carolina.
    A plant grafting business plans to move its headquarters to Henderson County and hire 125 new employees. Tri-Hishtil announced the 125 jobs as part of stage one of the project Thursday morning in western North Carolina.
  • Walhalla Man Charged In Shrine Club Theft

    Walhalla Man Charged In Shrine Club Theft

    Thursday, August 7 2014 11:13 AM EDT2014-08-07 15:13:13 GMT
    Joseph Ryan JonesJoseph Ryan Jones
    The Oconee County Sheriff's Office arrested a man in the theft of a smoker from the Blue Ridge Shrine Club. Joseph Ryan Jones is charged with third degree burglary and grand larceny after being arrested Wednesday. 
    The Oconee County Sheriff's Office arrested a man in the theft of a smoker from the Blue Ridge Shrine Club. Joseph Ryan Jones is charged with third degree burglary and grand larceny after being arrested Wednesday. 
  • Deputies Warn Of Suspicious Deed Notice

    Deputies Warn Of Suspicious Deed Notice

    Wednesday, August 6 2014 6:55 PM EDT2014-08-06 22:55:21 GMT

    Deputies are warning property owners about a deed notice showing up in people's mailboxes. It's an offer to send you copies of documents that you can get for free.

    Deputies are warning property owners about a deed notice showing up in people's mailboxes. It's an offer to send you copies of documents that you can get for free.

  • Deputies, Suspected Gunman Shot During Forest City Standoff

    Deputies, Suspected Gunman Shot During Forest City Standoff

    Tuesday, August 5 2014 6:36 PM EDT2014-08-05 22:36:00 GMT
    Kevin Clifford MarksKevin Clifford Marks
    Five Rutherford County Sheriff's deputies were injured during a shootout with a man in Forest City Monday night and Tuesday morning. One of those deputies is still hospitalized with a gunshot wound.
     
    Five Rutherford County Sheriff's deputies were injured during a shootout with a man in Forest City Monday night and Tuesday morning. One of those deputies is still hospitalized with a gunshot wound.
     
  • Oconee Co. Deputies Arrest Two on Drug Charges

    Oconee Co. Deputies Arrest Two on Drug Charges

    Monday, August 4 2014 8:03 PM EDT2014-08-05 00:03:18 GMT
    Deputies arrested Nicholas Allen Palmer and charged him with with one count of manufacturing methamphetamine and giving false information to a law enforcement officer. Photo Courtesy: Oconee County Sheriff's Office.Deputies arrested Nicholas Allen Palmer and charged him with with one count of manufacturing methamphetamine and giving false information to a law enforcement officer. Photo Courtesy: Oconee County Sheriff's Office.

     Oconee County deputies make two arrests on drug charges after being called to a domestic dispute on August 1st.

     Oconee County deputies make two arrests on drug charges after being called to a domestic dispute on August 1st.

  • Oconee Co. Shooting During Argument Considered Self Defense

    Oconee Co. Shooting During Argument Considered Self Defense

    Monday, August 4 2014 7:42 PM EDT2014-08-04 23:42:50 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.
  • Road Work Continues In Hendersonville

    Road Work Continues In Hendersonville

    Monday, August 4 2014 6:42 AM EDT2014-08-04 10:42:28 GMT
    Hendersonville will be experiencing some road work this week.Hendersonville will be experiencing some road work this week.
    The City of Hendersonville says that they will be completing their city-wide road projects by the end of first week in August.
    The City of Hendersonville says that they will be completing their city-wide road projects by the end of first week in August.
  • Fire Damages Greenwood Co. Dollar General

    Fire Damages Greenwood Co. Dollar General

    Monday, August 4 2014 4:42 AM EDT2014-08-04 08:42:28 GMT
    The Dollar General store located at 3130 Highway 72/221 E has received fire, smoke and heat damage.The Dollar General store located at 3130 Highway 72/221 E has received fire, smoke and heat damage.

    Fire has damaged a Dollar General store in Greenwood County Sunday after an electrical panel caught fire.

    Fire has damaged a Dollar General store in Greenwood County Sunday after an electrical panel caught fire.

  • Train Found Leaking Vapor, Hazmat Called

    Train Found Leaking Vapor, Hazmat Called

    Saturday, August 2 2014 1:34 PM EDT2014-08-02 17:34:05 GMT
    A Norfolk Southern train car in Oconee County was spotted leaking a vapor and Hazmat crews were called, according to Robin Chapman with Norfolk Southern.
    A Norfolk Southern train car in Oconee County was spotted leaking a vapor and Hazmat crews were called, according to Robin Chapman with Norfolk Southern.
  • 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.
  • 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.

  • 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.
  • 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.

  • Deputies in Pickens Co. Find Escaped Inmate

    Deputies in Pickens Co. Find Escaped Inmate

    Friday, July 18 2014 9:51 AM EDT2014-07-18 13:51:07 GMT

    The Pickens County Sheriff's Office says they are have found an inmate who escaped from jail in early July.

    The Pickens County Sheriff's Office says they are have found an inmate who escaped from jail in early July.

  • Deputies: Man Wanted For Sex Offense In Haywood County

    Deputies: Man Wanted For Sex Offense In Haywood County

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 6:54 PM EDT2014-07-16 22:54:20 GMT
     Deputies: Man Wanted For Sex Offense In Haywood County Deputies: Man Wanted For Sex Offense In Haywood County
    The Haywood County Sheriff's Office says deputies are looking for a man charged with sexually assaulting a woman.
    The Haywood County Sheriff's Office says deputies are looking for a man charged with sexually assaulting a woman.
  • June Mugshots

    June Mugshots

    Tuesday, June 24 2014 2:59 PM EDT2014-06-24 18:59:08 GMT
    June arrests in Upstate South Carolina and western North Carolina.
    June arrests in Upstate South Carolina and western North Carolina.
  • SC 16-year-old girl dies in crash; driver charged with felony DUI

    SC 16-year-old girl dies in crash; driver charged with felony DUI

    Tuesday, June 17 2014 10:42 PM EDT2014-06-18 02:42:50 GMT
    Rasheed Reeves in a police mug shot and Shykeria Lyle-Daja Watts in a Facebook photoRasheed Reeves in a police mug shot and Shykeria Lyle-Daja Watts in a Facebook photo
    The South Carolina Highway Patrol charged a 23-year-old Clinton man Sunday with felony DUI with death. Troopers say Rasheed Reeves was driving a 2005 Ford Crown Victoria at 12:50 am with Shykeria Lyle-Daja Watts on Interstate 26
    The South Carolina Highway Patrol charged a 23-year-old Clinton man Sunday with felony DUI with death. Troopers say Rasheed Reeves was driving a 2005 Ford Crown Victoria at 12:50 am with Shykeria Lyle-Daja Watts on Interstate 26
  • Anderson Co. Plans for Dolly Cooper Park Gaining Momentum

    Anderson Co. Plans for Dolly Cooper Park Gaining Momentum

    Tuesday, March 18 2014 4:50 PM EDT2014-03-18 20:50:28 GMT
    Anderson Co. Plans for Dolly Cooper Park Gaining MomentumAnderson Co. Plans for Dolly Cooper Park Gaining Momentum
    Dolly Cooper Park in the Powdersville area has seen little improvements since it was first proposed in 2005, now Anderson County has hoping with the public's help to give the park new life.
    Dolly Cooper Park in the Powdersville area has seen little improvements since it was first proposed in 2005, now Anderson County has hoping with the public's help to give the park new life.


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  • One Person Dead in Pelham Road Wreck

    One Person Dead in Pelham Road Wreck

    Saturday, August 23 2014 8:28 AM EDT2014-08-23 12:28:33 GMT
    The Greenville County Coroner's Office confirms one person is dead after a wreck in the 1700 block of Pelham Road Friday night.The Greenville County Coroner's Office confirms one person is dead after a wreck in the 1700 block of Pelham Road Friday night.
    The Greenville County Coroner's Office confirms one person is dead after a wreck in the 1700 block of Pelham Road Friday night.
    The Greenville County Coroner's Office confirms one person is dead after a wreck in the 1700 block of Pelham Road Friday night.

  • Memorial For Broome Students Held Friday Night

    Memorial For Broome Students Held Friday Night

    Friday, August 22 2014 11:06 PM EDT2014-08-23 03:06:08 GMT
    Principals, students and teachers at Broome High School held a memorial service for three students who have died within the past year.
    Principals, students and teachers at Broome High School held a memorial service for three students who have died within the past year.
  • Trooper Fired After Arrest Of NFL Player In Laurens Co.

    Trooper Fired After Arrest Of NFL Player In Laurens Co.

    Friday, August 22 2014 5:26 PM EDT2014-08-22 21:26:33 GMT
    S.C. Trooper L/Cpl. R.S. Salter who arrested Greenwood Native and now NFL player Sidney "Sam" Montgomery in the Upstate for speedingi in June in Laurens County has been fired.
    S.C. Trooper L/Cpl. R.S. Salter who arrested Greenwood Native and now NFL player Sidney "Sam" Montgomery in the Upstate for speedingi in June in Laurens County has been fired.
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