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  • Thief Removes Power Meter During Spartanburg Co. Burglary

    Thief Removes Power Meter During Spartanburg Co. Burglary

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 12:21 PM EDT2014-09-02 16:21:07 GMT
    Deputies say the burglar attempted to force his way in through the main pedestrian entrance to the building. However, that door has an alarm. Investigators believe, upon hearing the alarm activate, the thief removed the power meter to the building, which silenced the alarm.
    Deputies say the burglar attempted to force his way in through the main pedestrian entrance to the building. However, that door has an alarm. Investigators believe, upon hearing the alarm activate, the thief removed the power meter to the building, which silenced the alarm.
  • Lockdown Lifted For 3 Spartanburg District Five Schools

    Lockdown Lifted For 3 Spartanburg District Five Schools

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 12:12 PM EDT2014-09-02 16:12:30 GMT
    The lockdown of River Ridge, Berry Shoals and Florence Chapel has been lifted Tuesday morning. Law enforcement has informed the district that there is no longer a threat to schools in the area.
    The lockdown of River Ridge, Berry Shoals and Florence Chapel has been lifted Tuesday morning. Law enforcement has informed the district that there is no longer a threat to schools in the area.
  • Transgender Teen To Sue SC Over License Photo

    Transgender Teen To Sue SC Over License Photo

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 11:27 AM EDT2014-09-02 15:27:09 GMT
    Chase Culpepper, 16, was asked to remove his makeup before taking his driver’s license picture.Chase Culpepper, 16, was asked to remove his makeup before taking his driver’s license picture.
    An organization that supports transgender rights is planning to sue South Carolina after the state wouldn't issue a driver's license to a 16-year-old boy unless he took off his makeup.
    An organization that supports transgender rights is planning to sue South Carolina after the state wouldn't issue a driver's license to a 16-year-old boy unless he took off his makeup.
  • Move for Southern 500 Expected To Boost Tourism

    Move for Southern 500 Expected To Boost Tourism

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 10:34 AM EDT2014-09-02 14:34:06 GMT
    Regan Smith in Victory Lane after winning the 2011 Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway. (AP photo)Regan Smith in Victory Lane after winning the 2011 Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway. (AP photo)
    The Southern 500 returning to its traditional Labor Day weekend date in Darlington is expected to boost tourism in both the Pee Dee and the Grand Strand. NASCAR announced last week the race returns to the Labor Day weekend next year for the first time in more than a decade.
    The Southern 500 returning to its traditional Labor Day weekend date in Darlington is expected to boost tourism in both the Pee Dee and the Grand Strand. NASCAR announced last week the race returns to the Labor Day weekend next year for the first time in more than a decade.
  • Providence Home Care of SC Expanding, Adding 167 Jobs

    Providence Home Care of SC Expanding, Adding 167 Jobs

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 10:18 AM EDT2014-09-02 14:18:59 GMT
    Providence Home Care of SC currently employs 28 people at their headquarters on Millport Circle in Greenville.Providence Home Care of SC currently employs 28 people at their headquarters on Millport Circle in Greenville.
    Providence Home Care of SC plans to expand in Greenville and add 167 new jobs over the next decade.The company provides nursing and personal care and transportation services to Medicare and Medicaid recipients in South Carolina.
    Providence Home Care of SC plans to expand in Greenville and add 167 new jobs over the next decade.The company provides nursing and personal care and transportation services to Medicare and Medicaid recipients in South Carolina.
  • Crosswell Elementary School To Dismiss Early Due To Power Outage

    Crosswell Elementary School To Dismiss Early Due To Power Outage

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 9:56 AM EDT2014-09-02 13:56:05 GMT
    Crosswell Elementary School in Pickens County will be dismissing early due to power outage.Crosswell Elementary School in Pickens County will be dismissing early due to power outage.
    Crosswell Elementary School in Pickens County is dismissing early due to a power outage. Pickens County School District spokesman John Eby stated that the school will dismiss students at 9:30 Tuesday morning and normal dismissal procedures will be followed.
    Crosswell Elementary School in Pickens County is dismissing early due to a power outage. Pickens County School District spokesman John Eby stated that the school will dismiss students at 9:30 Tuesday morning and normal dismissal procedures will be followed.
  • SWAT Called To Home After Man Locks Himself Inside With A Gun

    SWAT Called To Home After Man Locks Himself Inside With A Gun

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 2:04 AM EDT2014-09-02 06:04:32 GMT
    Greenville County Sheriff's Office SWAT responded to a domestic disturbance call on Stallings Road Monday night. 
    Greenville County Sheriff's Office SWAT responded to a domestic disturbance call on Stallings Road Monday night. 
  • Laboring On Labor Day: Tradition and Economic Opportunity

    Laboring On Labor Day: Tradition and Economic Opportunity

    Monday, September 1 2014 9:15 PM EDT2014-09-02 01:15:21 GMT
    For some, Labor Day is a farewell to white pants and shoes. For others, it means an extra day of vacation. There are also those who take the day quite literally and cash in on the holiday.For some, Labor Day is a farewell to white pants and shoes. For others, it means an extra day of vacation. There are also those who take the day quite literally and cash in on the holiday.
    For some, Labor Day is a farewell to white pants and shoes. For others, it means an extra day of vacation. There are also those who take the day quite literally and cash in on the holiday.
    For some, Labor Day is a farewell to white pants and shoes. For others, it means an extra day of vacation. There are also those who take the day quite literally and cash in on the holiday.
  • Woman Charged With DUI After 2 Children Die In Boating Accident

    Woman Charged With DUI After 2 Children Die In Boating Accident

    Monday, September 1 2014 5:08 PM EDT2014-09-01 21:08:30 GMT
    Dawn Thompson, 53, of EasleyDawn Thompson, 53, of Easley
    Dawn Thompson, 53, of Easley is charged with two counts of felony DUI  after a five-month old baby and a nine-year old child died after a boat capsized on Lake Hartwell Sunday in the Townville area.

    Dawn Thompson, 53, of Easley is charged with two counts of felony DUI  after a five-month old baby and a nine-year old child died after a boat capsized on Lake Hartwell Sunday in the Townville area.
  • 2 Women, 4 Kids Hurt In Lake Keowee Jet Ski Wreck

    2 Women, 4 Kids Hurt In Lake Keowee Jet Ski Wreck

    Monday, September 1 2014 1:59 PM EDT2014-09-01 17:59:29 GMT
    Authorities say two jet skis collided on Lake Keowee, injuring the two drivers and four children who were riding along.
    Authorities say two jet skis collided on Lake Keowee, injuring the two drivers and four children who were riding along.
  • Spartanburg Co. Deputies Looking For Home Detention Escapee

    Spartanburg Co. Deputies Looking For Home Detention Escapee

    Monday, September 1 2014 12:49 PM EDT2014-09-01 16:49:29 GMT
    Mugshot: Lonnell Norvell Chamblee (Spartanburg Co. Sheriff's Office)Mugshot: Lonnell Norvell Chamblee (Spartanburg Co. Sheriff's Office)
    Spartanburg County Sheriff's deputies are looking for a man who escaped from home detention. According to an arrest warrant issued by the sheriff's office, 21-year-old Lonnell Norvell Chamblee, of Spartanburg, is wanted for escape after he cut off his ankle monitoring bracelet and escaped from the home detention program.
    Spartanburg County Sheriff's deputies are looking for a man who escaped from home detention. According to an arrest warrant issued by the sheriff's office, 21-year-old Lonnell Norvell Chamblee, of Spartanburg, is wanted for escape after he cut off his ankle monitoring bracelet and escaped from the home detention program.
  • Deputies: Powdery Substance Found In Iva Mailbox; Hazmat Responded

    Deputies: Powdery Substance Found In Iva Mailbox; Hazmat Responded

    Monday, September 1 2014 6:22 AM EDT2014-09-01 10:22:45 GMT
    File PhotoFile Photo
    Anderson County Fire, HAZMAT, EMS and Sheriff's Office responded to a call of a powdery substance found in a mailbox in Iva Sunday. 
    According to the Anderson County Sheriff's Office, a call came in about a person locating a powder in a mailbox on Continent Road.Once crews arrived on scene, it was determined that the substance had no biological threat. 
    Anderson County Fire, HAZMAT, EMS and Sheriff's Office responded to a call of a powdery substance found in a mailbox in Iva Sunday. 
    According to the Anderson County Sheriff's Office, a call came in about a person locating a powder in a mailbox on Continent Road.Once crews arrived on scene, it was determined that the substance had no biological threat. 
  • Para-Cycling World Championships Boost Local Economy

    Para-Cycling World Championships Boost Local Economy

    Sunday, August 31 2014 10:45 PM EDT2014-09-01 02:45:02 GMT
    The UCI Para-Cycling Road World Championships are being hosted by the City of Greenville. It's the first time the event has been held in the U.S. since 1998.The UCI Para-Cycling Road World Championships are being hosted by the City of Greenville. It's the first time the event has been held in the U.S. since 1998.

    Organizers of the UCI Para-Cycling Road World Championships in Greenville say the five-day event could have a multi-million dollar impact.

    Organizers of the UCI Para-Cycling Road World Championships in Greenville say the five-day event could have a multi-million dollar impact.

  • 19-year-old Arrested After Deputies Say He Shot At Two Houses; Held Victim At Knifepoint.

    19-year-old Arrested After Deputies Say He Shot At Two Houses; Held Victim At Knifepoint.

    Sunday, August 31 2014 4:18 PM EDT2014-08-31 20:18:25 GMT
    Mugshot from the Spartanburg County Sheriff's OfficeMugshot from the Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office
    A 19-year-old has been arrested after deputies say he shot at two different homes and held a knife to the throat of a person on Moore Duncan Drive during the dates of August 23rd and 24th.
    A 19-year-old has been arrested after deputies say he shot at two different homes and held a knife to the throat of a person on Moore Duncan Drive during the dates of August 23rd and 24th.
  • PICS: Retired Police Dog OK After Belton House Fire

    PICS: Retired Police Dog OK After Belton House Fire

    Sunday, August 31 2014 1:51 PM EDT2014-08-31 17:51:03 GMT
    A fire in Belton Sunday damaged an employee of the Anderson County Sheriff's Office home.
    A fire in Belton Sunday damaged an employee of the Anderson County Sheriff's Office home.
  • Driver Charged In Deputy Involved Crash

    Driver Charged In Deputy Involved Crash

    Saturday, August 30 2014 7:19 PM EDT2014-08-30 23:19:41 GMT
    Mugshot from the Spartanburg County Detention CenterMugshot from the Spartanburg County Detention Center
    South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating a crash involving a Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office deputy that happened early Saturday morning.
    South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating a crash involving a Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office deputy that happened early Saturday morning.
  • Strip Club Owner Arrested For Prostitution

    Strip Club Owner Arrested For Prostitution

    Saturday, August 30 2014 6:58 PM EDT2014-08-30 22:58:50 GMT
    Mugshot from the Spartanburg County Sheriff's OfficeMugshot from the Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office
    Timothy Treadwell, 51 of Inman, was arrested on charges of Prostitution and Assault and Battery Friday night after police served search warrants at the strip club 'Teazers'.
    Timothy Treadwell, 51 of Inman, was arrested on charges of Prostitution and Assault and Battery Friday night after police served search warrants at the strip club 'Teazers'.
  • Wanted Walhalla Man Arrested After Deputies Locate Gun, Drugs In Vehicle

    Wanted Walhalla Man Arrested After Deputies Locate Gun, Drugs In Vehicle

    Saturday, August 30 2014 5:58 PM EDT2014-08-30 21:58:18 GMT
    Mugshot provided by the Oconee County Sheriff's OfficeMugshot provided by the Oconee County Sheriff's Office
    A Walhalla man, wanted on several charges in Anderson County, was arrested in Oconee County Friday night.
    A Walhalla man, wanted on several charges in Anderson County, was arrested in Oconee County Friday night.
  • NC Apple Festival Returns To Hendersonville

    NC Apple Festival Returns To Hendersonville

    Saturday, August 30 2014 5:46 PM EDT2014-08-30 21:46:49 GMT
    The NC Apple Festival runs from Friday to Monday and officials say more than 225,000 people attended last year.The NC Apple Festival runs from Friday to Monday and officials say more than 225,000 people attended last year.

    Local farmers are celebrating a bountiful apple harvest this Labor Day weekend.

    Local farmers are celebrating a bountiful apple harvest this Labor Day weekend.

  • High School Friday Night - Week 1

    High School Friday Night - Week 1

    Saturday, August 30 2014 3:26 PM EDT2014-08-30 19:26:51 GMT
    Week one of High School Friday Night Scores.
    Week one of High School Friday Night Scores.
  • Tree Dedicated In Memory Of Stillborn Giraffe

    Tree Dedicated In Memory Of Stillborn Giraffe

    Saturday, August 30 2014 3:16 PM EDT2014-08-30 19:16:29 GMT
    The Greenville Zoo held a tree dedication Saturday for Roho, the Giraffe that was stillborn on August 20th.
    The Greenville Zoo held a tree dedication Saturday for Roho, the Giraffe that was stillborn on August 20th.
  • Missing Woman Located In NC

    Missing Woman Located In NC

    Saturday, August 30 2014 1:58 PM EDT2014-08-30 17:58:46 GMT
    Photo of Pauline Pinson provided by the Greenville Police Department.Photo of Pauline Pinson provided by the Greenville Police Department.
    Greenville Police released information Saturday stating the Pauline Prinson has been found safe in North Carolina and she is doing just fine. 
    Greenville Police released information Saturday stating the Pauline Prinson has been found safe in North Carolina and she is doing just fine. 
  • Spartanburg Man Arrested For 2nd Time, Burglary Arrest

    Spartanburg Man Arrested For 2nd Time, Burglary Arrest

    Friday, August 29 2014 7:14 PM EDT2014-08-29 23:14:57 GMT
    Spartanburg County deputies say they arrested Romel Alfaro,  same man arrested they say for assaulting 3 women on August 17th. Photo Courtesy: Spartanburg County Sheriff's OfficeSpartanburg County deputies say they arrested Romel Alfaro, same man arrested they say for assaulting 3 women on August 17th. Photo Courtesy: Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office
    Spartanburg County deputies say they've arrested the same man they say they booked for assaulting three women on August 17th.
    Spartanburg County deputies say they've arrested the same man they say they booked for assaulting three women on August 17th.

  • 2 Security Guards Found Dead Off Laurens Rd in Greenville Co.

    2 Security Guards Found Dead Off Laurens Rd in Greenville Co.

    Friday, August 29 2014 5:57 PM EDT2014-08-29 21:57:15 GMT
    A woman delivering newspapers found the bodies of two security guards at the old John D. Hollingsworth On Wheels textile factory at 3309 Laurens Road at 3:36 a.m.
    A woman delivering newspapers found the bodies of two security guards at the old John D. Hollingsworth On Wheels textile factory at 3309 Laurens Road at 3:36 a.m.
  • Greer Child Suffers Broken Arm In Pit Bull Attack

    Greer Child Suffers Broken Arm In Pit Bull Attack

    Friday, August 29 2014 2:53 PM EDT2014-08-29 18:53:05 GMT
    The incident happened around 4:30 p.m. Thursday on Harvey Road in Greer.The incident happened around 4:30 p.m. Thursday on Harvey Road in Greer.
    Greer Police say a six-year old boy suffered a broken arm in three places when a pit bull attacked him after he got off a school bus. The dog was owned by a woman who says she bought the animal off Craigslist and had no documentation for the pet.
    Greer Police say a six-year old boy suffered a broken arm in three places when a pit bull attacked him after he got off a school bus. The dog was owned by a woman who says she bought the animal off Craigslist and had no documentation for the pet.
  • Pedestrian Dead After Deputy Involved Wreck In Greenville Co.

    Pedestrian Dead After Deputy Involved Wreck In Greenville Co.

    Friday, August 29 2014 11:12 AM EDT2014-08-29 15:12:28 GMT
    Investigators say the man was crossing the road when he walked in front of a car at Augusta Road and Old Augusta Road near Interstate 85 around 5:30 a.m. The victim was killed after being hit by several vehicles, including a deputy's.
    Investigators say the man was crossing the road when he walked in front of a car at Augusta Road and Old Augusta Road near Interstate 85 around 5:30 a.m. The victim was killed after being hit by several vehicles, including a deputy's.
  • SC Woman Says Boyfriend Hit Her With Watermelon

    SC Woman Says Boyfriend Hit Her With Watermelon

    Friday, August 29 2014 10:06 AM EDT2014-08-29 14:06:52 GMT
    Jimmy Poage (Photo courtesy York Co. Sheriff's Office)Jimmy Poage (Photo courtesy York Co. Sheriff's Office)
    A Fort Mill man has been charged with criminal domestic violence after his girlfriend said he hit her with a watermelon.The Herald of Rock Hill reports that a 41-year-old woman told deputies that her boyfriend, 48-year-old Jimmy Poage, had been drinking on Wednesday night and thought she was cheating on him.
    A Fort Mill man has been charged with criminal domestic violence after his girlfriend said he hit her with a watermelon.The Herald of Rock Hill reports that a 41-year-old woman told deputies that her boyfriend, 48-year-old Jimmy Poage, had been drinking on Wednesday night and thought she was cheating on him.
  • Britain Raises Terror Threat Level

    Britain Raises Terror Threat Level

    Friday, August 29 2014 9:55 AM EDT2014-08-29 13:55:20 GMT
    Britain has repeatedly expressed concern about British nationals traveling to the Middle East and returning to wage attacks in the U.K.Britain has repeatedly expressed concern about British nationals traveling to the Middle East and returning to wage attacks in the U.K.
    Britain's Home Secretary Theresa May says the country has raised the terror threat level from substantial to severe, but says there is no specific threat. The threat level means that a terrorist attack is considered "highly likely," but May insisted Friday there is no information to suggest an attack is imminent. 
    Britain's Home Secretary Theresa May says the country has raised the terror threat level from substantial to severe, but says there is no specific threat. The threat level means that a terrorist attack is considered "highly likely," but May insisted Friday there is no information to suggest an attack is imminent. 
  • NC Apple Fest Kicks Off In Downtown Hendersonville

    NC Apple Fest Kicks Off In Downtown Hendersonville

    Friday, August 29 2014 12:25 AM EDT2014-08-29 04:25:58 GMT
    Apple Festival kicks off in Hendersonville.Apple Festival kicks off in Hendersonville.
    From the NC Apple Festival website:The 2014 NC Apple Festival kicks off Friday in downtown Hendersonville, NC.The Main Street event run through the weekend of August 29- September 1.The festival not only features a street fair with arts crafts vendors but it includes continuous live musical entertainment, apple growers and their apples, children's youth activities, special exhibits open houses, food, and, to top it all off, on Labor Day, the King Apple Parade...
    From the NC Apple Festival website:The 2014 NC Apple Festival kicks off Friday in downtown Hendersonville, NC.The Main Street event run through the weekend of August 29- September 1.The festival not only features a street fair with arts crafts vendors but it includes continuous live musical entertainment, apple growers and their apples, children's youth activities, special exhibits open houses, food, and, to top it all off, on Labor Day, the King Apple Parade...
  • Gamecocks Lose Season Opener 52-28 to Texas A&M

    Gamecocks Lose Season Opener 52-28 to Texas A&M

    Thursday, August 28 2014 9:52 PM EDT2014-08-29 01:52:41 GMT
    Aggies beat USC 52-28 on Thursday night ending the Gamecocks' 18 game home winning streak.Aggies beat USC 52-28 on Thursday night ending the Gamecocks' 18 game home winning streak.
    No. 21 Texas A&M beats No. 9 South Carolina 52-28 in USC's home opener on Thursday night, ending the Gamecocks' 18-game home win streak.
    No. 21 Texas A&M beats No. 9 South Carolina 52-28 in USC's home opener on Thursday night, ending the Gamecocks' 18-game home win streak.
  • Reward Offered For Greer Firearms Theft

    Reward Offered For Greer Firearms Theft

    Thursday, August 28 2014 7:01 PM EDT2014-08-28 23:01:09 GMT
    The ATF is joining other organizations in offering a reward to help solve a firearms theft in Greer in July. Photo Courtesy Greer PDThe ATF is joining other organizations in offering a reward to help solve a firearms theft in Greer in July. Photo Courtesy Greer PD

    The ATF is joining other organizations in offering a reward to help solve a firearms theft in Greer in July.

    The ATF is joining other organizations in offering a reward to help solve a firearms theft in Greer in July.

  • Attempted Murder Charge For Driver In Clinton Crash

    Attempted Murder Charge For Driver In Clinton Crash

    Thursday, August 28 2014 6:11 PM EDT2014-08-28 22:11:26 GMT
    Alton PaytonAlton Payton

    Clinton Public Safety has filed an attempted murder charge against the driver of a car that plowed into Bailey Manor Wednesday afternoon. Public Safety Director Robin Morse says Alton Payton, 84, will also be charged with one count of malicious damage to real property.

    Clinton Public Safety has filed an attempted murder charge against the driver of a car that plowed into Bailey Manor Wednesday afternoon. Public Safety Director Robin Morse says Alton Payton, 84, will also be charged with one count of malicious damage to real property.

  • Jackson St. Fire In Anderson Co. Being Treated as Suspicious

    Jackson St. Fire In Anderson Co. Being Treated as Suspicious

    Thursday, August 28 2014 5:38 PM EDT2014-08-28 21:38:32 GMT
     Centerville Fire Chief Greg Dunn says the fire is being treated as suspicious and is under investigation.
     Centerville Fire Chief Greg Dunn says the fire is being treated as suspicious and is under investigation.
  • Spartanburg Co. Employee Charged With Breach Of Trust

    Spartanburg Co. Employee Charged With Breach Of Trust

    Thursday, August 28 2014 3:59 PM EDT2014-08-28 19:59:03 GMT
    Mugshot from Spartanburg County Sheriff's OfficeMugshot from Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office
    Charles "Tony" Barnett, who was the Administrator/Assistant Director of Emergency Preparedness in Spartanburg County, was arrested Wednesday on charges of Breach of Trust.
    Charles "Tony" Barnett, who was the Administrator/Assistant Director of Emergency Preparedness in Spartanburg County, was arrested Wednesday on charges of Breach of Trust.
  • Child, 1, Tests Positive For Meth, Westminster Mom Charged

    Child, 1, Tests Positive For Meth, Westminster Mom Charged

    Thursday, August 28 2014 11:36 AM EDT2014-08-28 15:36:28 GMT
    Bridgette Delanea McCallBridgette Delanea McCall
    A Westminster woman is under arrest after sheriff's investigators say her one-year old child tested positive for methamphetamine. Bridgette Delanea McCall, 36, is charged with unlawful neglect of a child by the Oconee County Sheriff's Office.
    A Westminster woman is under arrest after sheriff's investigators say her one-year old child tested positive for methamphetamine. Bridgette Delanea McCall, 36, is charged with unlawful neglect of a child by the Oconee County Sheriff's Office.
  • USC Takes On Texas A&M Thursday In Columbia

    USC Takes On Texas A&M Thursday In Columbia

    Thursday, August 28 2014 10:33 AM EDT2014-08-28 14:33:49 GMT
    Number 9 USC takes on 21st ranked Texas A&M in the first meeting between the schools, who are both now in the SEC.  Kickoff is at 6 p.m.
    Number 9 USC takes on 21st ranked Texas A&M in the first meeting between the schools, who are both now in the SEC.  Kickoff is at 6 p.m.
  • School Bus Involved In Crash In Greenville Co.

    School Bus Involved In Crash In Greenville Co.

    Thursday, August 28 2014 9:04 AM EDT2014-08-28 13:04:59 GMT
    A Carolina High School bus was involved in a wreck in Greenville County Thursday morning. School district officials say 27 students were on the bus at the time of the crash. They say there were no injuries as a result.
    A Carolina High School bus was involved in a wreck in Greenville County Thursday morning. School district officials say 27 students were on the bus at the time of the crash. They say there were no injuries as a result.
  • Shot Fired In Armed Robbery Of Greenville Gas Station

    Shot Fired In Armed Robbery Of Greenville Gas Station

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 11:17 PM EDT2014-08-28 03:17:32 GMT
    Deputies are investigating an armed robbery at the Lil' Cricket on White Horse Road in Greenville Wednesday.
    Deputies are investigating an armed robbery at the Lil' Cricket on White Horse Road in Greenville Wednesday.
  • Lyman Special Meeting Offers No Answers Into FBI Probe; Mayor Absence

    Lyman Special Meeting Offers No Answers Into FBI Probe; Mayor Absence

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 10:34 PM EDT2014-08-28 02:34:29 GMT
    Lyman Town Council Offered No Insight Into FBI Probe, Wednesday. Lyman Town Council Offered No Insight Into FBI Probe, Wednesday.
    Lyman Town Council started making changes, Wednesday, ata special meeting. This comes one day afterFBI agents seized equipment from town hall. Neighbors showed up at the meetingwanting to know two things.The first waswhat theFBI wanted with town equipment confiscated out of Town Hall, Tuesday. The second was why the mayor is refusing to show up at meetings. Those answers were nowhere in sight. It was business as usual for the Lyman Town Council, despite what some citizens were hoping was an o...
    Lyman Town Council started making changes, Wednesday, ata special meeting. This comes one day afterFBI agents seized equipment from town hall. Neighbors showed up at the meetingwanting to know two things.The first waswhat theFBI wanted with town equipment confiscated out of Town Hall, Tuesday. The second was why the mayor is refusing to show up at meetings. Those answers were nowhere in sight. It was business as usual for the Lyman Town Council, despite what some citizens were hoping was an o...
  • Car Crashes Into Bailey Manor In Clinton, 8 Sent To Hospital

    Car Crashes Into Bailey Manor In Clinton, 8 Sent To Hospital

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 8:26 PM EDT2014-08-28 00:26:53 GMT
    Officials tell us the car went 20-30 feet into the lobby and down the hall of Bailey Manor on Jacobs Highway late Wednesday afternoon. The vehicle then caught fire.
    Officials tell us the car went 20-30 feet into the lobby and down the hall of Bailey Manor on Jacobs Highway late Wednesday afternoon. The vehicle then caught fire.
  • Coroner ID's Human Remains Found In Spartanburg Co.

    Coroner ID's Human Remains Found In Spartanburg Co.

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 7:56 PM EDT2014-08-27 23:56:43 GMT
    The coroner's office says the remains were found in a wooded area near the intersection of West Church Street and Seagle Road in Cowpens.
    The coroner's office says the remains were found in a wooded area near the intersection of West Church Street and Seagle Road in Cowpens.
  • Man Accidentally Killed By Girl At Shooting Range From Greenville

    Man Accidentally Killed By Girl At Shooting Range From Greenville

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 7:06 PM EDT2014-08-27 23:06:11 GMT
    A 9-year-old girl accidentally killed a shooting instructor in Arizona as he was showing her how to use an automatic Uzi, authorities say.
    A 9-year-old girl accidentally killed a shooting instructor in Arizona as he was showing her how to use an automatic Uzi, authorities say.
  • 24/7 Labor Day Forecast

    24/7 Labor Day Forecast

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 6:54 PM EDT2014-08-27 22:54:03 GMT

    Heading to the beach, the mountains or staying at home? We've got your forecast here.

    Heading to the beach, the mountains or staying at home? We've got your forecast here.

  • MUGS: 15 Children Removed From Woodruff Home, Adults Arrested

    MUGS: 15 Children Removed From Woodruff Home, Adults Arrested

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 6:16 PM EDT2014-08-27 22:16:58 GMT

    Investigators say they found the trailer surrounded by piles of clothes and trash, a swimming pool with green water, animal feces and roaches on the floor of the home and unsecured guns and medicine bottles.

    Investigators say they found the trailer surrounded by piles of clothes and trash, a swimming pool with green water, animal feces and roaches on the floor of the home and unsecured guns and medicine bottles.

  • PICS: Most of 100+ Dogs Seized Tues. in Laurens Have New Homes

    PICS: Most of 100+ Dogs Seized Tues. in Laurens Have New Homes

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 4:59 PM EDT2014-08-27 20:59:52 GMT
    Courtesy FacebookCourtesy Facebook
    Loaded up into out-of-town shelters’ vans or carried off in new owners’ loving arms, only about 20 of the dogs remained in Laurens County Animal Control’s pens by Wednesday afternoon.
    Loaded up into out-of-town shelters’ vans or carried off in new owners’ loving arms, only about 20 of the dogs remained in Laurens County Animal Control’s pens by Wednesday afternoon.
  • Neighborhood Finds Out It’s in Floodplain After All

    Neighborhood Finds Out It’s in Floodplain After All

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 2:16 PM EDT2014-08-27 18:16:05 GMT
    The culvert on Crosscreek Lane busted when a major downpour hit the upstate earlier this month. That road is still blocked near its intersection with Eagle Ridge Lane.The culvert on Crosscreek Lane busted when a major downpour hit the upstate earlier this month. That road is still blocked near its intersection with Eagle Ridge Lane.
    Neighbors in Greenville County’s Mountainbrooke neighborhood are fired up after finding out Monday FEMA has designated parts of it as a floodplain – weeks after a culvert collapsed and flooded homes.
    Neighbors in Greenville County’s Mountainbrooke neighborhood are fired up after finding out Monday FEMA has designated parts of it as a floodplain – weeks after a culvert collapsed and flooded homes.
  • Child Injured After Car Hits Stroller

    Child Injured After Car Hits Stroller

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 1:55 PM EDT2014-08-27 17:55:50 GMT
    According to investigators, a woman was pushing the stroller through a crosswalk on Church Street in downtown Spartanburg when the accident happened.
    According to investigators, a woman was pushing the stroller through a crosswalk on Church Street in downtown Spartanburg when the accident happened.
  • Extra Patrols in Place for Labor Day Weekend

    Extra Patrols in Place for Labor Day Weekend

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 12:10 PM EDT2014-08-27 16:10:16 GMT
    More South Carolinians will be traveling for Labor Day weekend than in the last 6 years. Over 450,000 people will be traveling more than 50 miles, according to AAA Carolinas.
    More South Carolinians will be traveling for Labor Day weekend than in the last 6 years. Over 450,000 people will be traveling more than 50 miles, according to AAA Carolinas.
  • Greenville Man Arrested, Charged With Lexington County Shooting

    Greenville Man Arrested, Charged With Lexington County Shooting

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 10:48 AM EDT2014-08-27 14:48:38 GMT
    Mugshot: Juan Hernandez-Torres, Lexington County Sheriff's OfficeMugshot: Juan Hernandez-Torres, Lexington County Sheriff's Office
    A man from Greenville has been arrested and charged with a shooting in Lexington County. Lexington County Sheriff's Office spokesman John Allard stated that Juan Hernandez-Torres, 38, was arrested after a traffic stop and brief manhunt in Laurens County Tuesday night.
    A man from Greenville has been arrested and charged with a shooting in Lexington County. Lexington County Sheriff's Office spokesman John Allard stated that Juan Hernandez-Torres, 38, was arrested after a traffic stop and brief manhunt in Laurens County Tuesday night.
  • Fountain Inn Man Killed On Greenpond Road

    Fountain Inn Man Killed On Greenpond Road

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 9:30 AM EDT2014-08-27 13:30:18 GMT
    1 dead after crash in Greenville County.1 dead after crash in Greenville County.
    A Fountain Inn man was killed in an accident on Greenpond Road early Wednesday morning. Donald Lance Tucker, 29, was killed in the crash near Martin Road just after 12:30 a.m. 
    A Fountain Inn man was killed in an accident on Greenpond Road early Wednesday morning. Donald Lance Tucker, 29, was killed in the crash near Martin Road just after 12:30 a.m. according to the Greenville County Coroner.
  • Lyman Employee Suspended; SLED, FBI Involved

    Lyman Employee Suspended; SLED, FBI Involved

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 11:06 PM EDT2014-08-27 03:06:27 GMT
    Former Lyman Public Works Director Alan Johnson has been suspended without pay pending an investigation. Town council called an emergency meeting Tuesday to discuss the matter.
    Former Lyman Public Works Director Alan Johnson has been suspended without pay pending an investigation. Town council called an emergency meeting Tuesday to discuss the matter.
  • DOT Seeks Your Input On Long-Term Transportation Plan

    DOT Seeks Your Input On Long-Term Transportation Plan

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 5:30 PM EDT2014-08-26 21:30:09 GMT

    It's one of the biggest issues we hear from you about: South Carolina's transportation needs. And now, the SCDOT wants to know what you think of its long term plan to improve transportation across all fronts.

    It's one of the biggest issues we hear from you about: South Carolina's transportation needs. And now, the SCDOT wants to know what you think of its long term plan to improve transportation across all fronts.

  • Driver Charged In Deadly Asheville Crash

    Driver Charged In Deadly Asheville Crash

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 5:27 PM EDT2014-08-26 21:27:28 GMT
    John ZabriskieJohn Zabriskie
    An Asheville man is behind bars after a deadly accident Monday night. John Zabriskie, 49, was charged after police say his 2004 Toyota pickup truck hit a motorcycle driver.
    An Asheville man is behind bars after a deadly accident Monday night. John Zabriskie, 49, was charged after police say his 2004 Toyota pickup truck hit a motorcycle driver.
  • Missing Anderson Man Found In Greenville

    Missing Anderson Man Found In Greenville

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 4:41 PM EDT2014-08-26 20:41:02 GMT
    Officials say Shell has been found safe in Greenville.
    Officials say Shell has been found safe in Greenville.
  • Fire Damages Spartanburg Co. Home

    Fire Damages Spartanburg Co. Home

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 4:32 PM EDT2014-08-26 20:32:32 GMT
    Multiple crews were called to a house fire late Monday night in Spartanburg County. Boiling Springs and North Spartanburg departments responded to Double Bridge Road around 10:30 p.m.
    Multiple crews were called to a house fire late Monday night in Spartanburg County. Boiling Springs and North Spartanburg departments responded to Double Bridge Road around 10:30 p.m.
  • 2 At Hospital After Shooting In Anderson Co.

    2 At Hospital After Shooting In Anderson Co.

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 4:28 PM EDT2014-08-26 20:28:03 GMT
    Officials with the Anderson County Sheriff's Office say they were called to a shooting at a home on Blue Ridge Avenue in Belton Tuesday morning around 10:30.
    Officials with the Anderson County Sheriff's Office say they were called to a shooting at a home on Blue Ridge Avenue in Belton Tuesday morning around 10:30.
  • Computer Glitch Causes Delays, Limited Service At DMV Offices

    Computer Glitch Causes Delays, Limited Service At DMV Offices

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 3:53 PM EDT2014-08-26 19:53:34 GMT
     A glitch in the computer system that connects the South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles to other states wasn't working properly Tuesday morning, something that led to limited services and longer wait times.

     A glitch in the computer system that connects the South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles to other states wasn't working properly Tuesday morning, something that led to limited services and longer wait times.


  • Crews Fighting Fire In Anderson Co.

    Crews Fighting Fire In Anderson Co.

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 12:10 PM EDT2014-08-26 16:10:15 GMT
    Courtesy Anderson Indepent-MailCourtesy Anderson Indepent-Mail
    Anderson County firefighters were working to put out flames at a home on Carroll Road and Brown Avenue Extension Tuesday morning.
    Anderson County firefighters were working to put out flames at a home on Carroll Road and Brown Avenue Extension Tuesday morning.
  • Gaffney Moves to Ban Tobacco Use in City-Owned Vehicles

    Gaffney Moves to Ban Tobacco Use in City-Owned Vehicles

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 12:04 PM EDT2014-08-26 16:04:14 GMT
    Gaffney City Council wants to ban tobacco use in city-owned vehicles. Right now, smoking is allowed if the driver is alone in the car.
    Gaffney City Council wants to ban tobacco use in city-owned vehicles. Right now, smoking is allowed if the driver is alone in the car.
  • Obama Addresses Vets In Trip to Charlotte

    Obama Addresses Vets In Trip to Charlotte

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 10:26 AM EDT2014-08-26 14:26:56 GMT
    The president's speech to the legionnaires Tuesday in Charlotte aims to draw attention to administration initiatives to care for veterans once they come home.The president's speech to the legionnaires Tuesday in Charlotte aims to draw attention to administration initiatives to care for veterans once they come home.
    President Barack Obama will be addressing the American Legion National Convention three months after a veterans' health care scandal rocked his administration, in an appearance that is also fraught with midterm politics. The president's speech to the legionnaires Tuesday in Charlotte, North Carolina, aims to draw attention to administration initiatives to care for veterans once they come home.
    President Barack Obama will be addressing the American Legion National Convention three months after a veterans' health care scandal rocked his administration, in an appearance that is also fraught with midterm politics. The president's speech to the legionnaires Tuesday in Charlotte, North Carolina, aims to draw attention to administration initiatives to care for veterans once they come home.
  • Golden S. Rescue Due Back In Court

    Golden S. Rescue Due Back In Court

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 9:52 AM EDT2014-08-26 13:52:53 GMT
    Animal rescue group schedule for hearing Tuesday.Animal rescue group schedule for hearing Tuesday.
    Debra Sheridan, the woman in charge of running Golden S Rescue, is due back in court in Anderson County on September 8.
    Debra Sheridan, the woman in charge of running Golden S Rescue, is due back in court in Anderson County on September 8.

  • Anderson Sheriff's Looking For A Man They Say Is Dangerous

    Anderson Sheriff's Looking For A Man They Say Is Dangerous

    Monday, August 25 2014 11:11 PM EDT2014-08-26 03:11:00 GMT
    Photos provided by the Anderson County Sheriff's Office. Photos provided by the Anderson County Sheriff's Office.
    William Todd Dale purchased lawn equipment on July 2 along with other items from Rogers Outdoor Equipment in Piedmont with a bad check.
    William Todd Dale purchased lawn equipment on July 2 along with other items from Rogers Outdoor Equipment in Piedmont with a bad check.
  • Anderson Sheriff Looking to ID Suspect From Gas Station Burglary

    Anderson Sheriff Looking to ID Suspect From Gas Station Burglary

    Monday, August 25 2014 9:36 PM EDT2014-08-26 01:36:08 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 assistance with identifying a suspect in a burglary.
    The Anderson County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's assistance with identifying a suspect in a burglary.
  • Teen Rape Case Moves Forward In Henderson Co.

    Teen Rape Case Moves Forward In Henderson Co.

    Monday, August 25 2014 5:10 PM EDT2014-08-25 21:10:49 GMT
    NC prosecutors are moving forward with a rape case in Henderson CountyNC prosecutors are moving forward with a rape case in Henderson County
    North Carolina prosecutors say they are moving forward with a case involving four former football players accused of raping a classmate in Henderson County.
    North Carolina prosecutors say they are moving forward with a case involving four former football players accused of raping a classmate in Henderson County.
  • Deputy, Suspect Taken To Hospital After Altercation

    Deputy, Suspect Taken To Hospital After Altercation

    Monday, August 25 2014 1:33 PM EDT2014-08-25 17:33:48 GMT
    The deputy and suspect were transported AnMed and appeared to have sustained non-life-threatening injuries. Photo by David RogersThe deputy and suspect were transported AnMed and appeared to have sustained non-life-threatening injuries. Photo by David Rogers
    A deputy and a suspect were both taken to the hospital after an altercation Sunday in Anderson County on Bell Road.
    A deputy and a suspect were both taken to the hospital after an altercation Sunday in Anderson County on Bell Road.
  • Man Killed In Abbeville Co. Wreck Identified

    Man Killed In Abbeville Co. Wreck Identified

    Monday, August 25 2014 12:53 PM EDT2014-08-25 16:53:30 GMT
    The SC Highway Patrol says one person is dead after a wreck in Abbeville County. Troopers say it happened just after 6 p.m. Sunday on U.S. 178, east of Honea Path.
    The SC Highway Patrol says one person is dead after a wreck in Abbeville County. Troopers say it happened just after 6 p.m. Sunday on U.S. 178, east of Honea Path.
  • Army: Shooter At Va. Base Was Female Soldier

    Army: Shooter At Va. Base Was Female Soldier

    Monday, August 25 2014 11:19 AM EDT2014-08-25 15:19:19 GMT
    The Army says early reports indicated that a female soldier turned a gun on herself and fired one shot, injuring herself, on a central Virginia base.The Army says early reports indicated that a female soldier turned a gun on herself and fired one shot, injuring herself, on a central Virginia base.
    The Army says early reports indicated that a female soldier turned a gun on herself and fired one shot, injuring herself, on a central Virginia base.
    The Army says early reports indicated that a female soldier turned a gun on herself and fired one shot, injuring herself, on a central Virginia base.
  • Pediatricians' Rx For Schools: Later Start Times For Teens

    Pediatricians' Rx For Schools: Later Start Times For Teens

    Monday, August 25 2014 10:00 AM EDT2014-08-25 14:00:07 GMT
    Pediatricians are sending a back-to-school message: Let teenagers sleep in a bit. (AP photo)Pediatricians are sending a back-to-school message: Let teenagers sleep in a bit. (AP photo)
    In a new policy statement in the journal Pediatrics, the American Academy of Pediatrics says delaying the start of the school day until at least 8:30 a.m. for teens would help curb their lack of sleep, which has been linked with poor health, bad grades, car crashes and even depression and suicide.
    In a new policy statement in the journal Pediatrics, the American Academy of Pediatrics says delaying the start of the school day until at least 8:30 a.m. for teens would help curb their lack of sleep, which has been linked with poor health, bad grades, car crashes and even depression and suicide.
  • Magnitude 6.0 Quake Causes “Significant Damage” in CA Bay Area; 70 Hospitalized

    Magnitude 6.0 Quake Causes “Significant Damage” in CA Bay Area; 70 Hospitalized

    Sunday, August 24 2014 11:26 AM EDT2014-08-24 15:26:42 GMT
    Location of magnitude 6 earthquake in California on August 24, 2014/CBS NEWSLocation of magnitude 6 earthquake in California on August 24, 2014/CBS NEWS
    The city of Napa, CA reports significant damage following a magnitude 6.0 earthquake early Sunday morning centered near American Canyon.
    The city of Napa, CA reports significant damage following a magnitude 6.0 earthquake early Sunday morning centered near American Canyon.
  • Crew Battle Fire At Belton McDonald's In Anderson Co.

    Crew Battle Fire At Belton McDonald's In Anderson Co.

    Sunday, August 24 2014 4:57 AM EDT2014-08-24 08:57:34 GMT
    Early morning fire in BeltonEarly morning fire in Belton
    Dozens of fire fighters worked to put out flames at a Belton McDonald's in Anderson County, Sunday morning.
    Dozens of fire fighters worked to put out flames at a Belton McDonald's in Anderson County, Sunday morning.
  • Shooting In Anderson County Leaves One Dead, Another Injured

    Shooting In Anderson County Leaves One Dead, Another Injured

    Saturday, August 23 2014 10:54 PM EDT2014-08-24 02:54:25 GMT
    Anderson County deputies are investigating a shooting that has left one dead and another injured on Belton Street Saturday.
    Anderson County deputies are investigating a shooting that has left one dead and another injured on Belton Street Saturday.
  • 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.
  • 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. 

  • 2.2 Million Bean Bag Chairs Recalled After Deaths

    2.2 Million Bean Bag Chairs Recalled After Deaths

    Friday, August 22 2014 10:48 AM EDT2014-08-22 14:48:01 GMT
    Courtesy U.S. Consumer Product Safety CommissionCourtesy U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
    About 2.2 million bean bag chairs are being recalled after two children opened them, crawled inside and suffocated to death. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission says the zippers on the chairs, which are made by Ace Bayou Corp., can open.
    About 2.2 million bean bag chairs are being recalled after two children opened them, crawled inside and suffocated to death. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission says the zippers on the chairs, which are made by Ace Bayou Corp., can open.
  • Tussle Over Monkey Selfie Settled By Federal Officials

    Tussle Over Monkey Selfie Settled By Federal Officials

    Friday, August 22 2014 6:42 AM EDT2014-08-22 10:42:47 GMT
    U.S. regulators rule on monkey selfie.U.S. regulators rule on monkey selfie.
    The U.S. copyright office has made a ruling about a group of pictures taken by a monkey.The agency has ruled no one has the rights to the now famous pictures.According to CNN the animal took the photos using wildlife photographer David J. Slater's camera.One of the selfies has gone viral making its was to Wikipedia's free-to-use website.Slater asked the site to take it down but Wikipedia says it's uncopyrightable because animals can't own copyrights.
    The U.S. copyright office has made a ruling about a group of pictures taken by a monkey.The agency has ruled no one has the rights to the now famous pictures.According to CNN the animal took the photos using wildlife photographer David J. Slater's camera.One of the selfies has gone viral making its was to Wikipedia's free-to-use website.Slater asked the site to take it down but Wikipedia says it's uncopyrightable because animals can't own copyrights.
  • 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.

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Aid Group: 2nd US Worker With Ebola Released

    Aid Group: 2nd US Worker With Ebola Released

    Thursday, August 21 2014 11:22 AM EDT2014-08-21 15:22:14 GMT
    The Atlanta hospital where two American aid workers were brought after getting infected with the Ebola virus will hold a news conference to discuss their discharge.The Atlanta hospital where two American aid workers were brought after getting infected with the Ebola virus will hold a news conference to discuss their discharge.
    An aid group says a second American aid worker has been released after she was treated at an Atlanta hospital for the Ebola virus.
    An aid group says a second American aid worker has been released after she was treated at an Atlanta hospital for the Ebola virus. A news conference was planned for 11 a.m. Thursday at Emory to discuss the discharge of Nancy Writebol and another aid worker, Dr. Kent Brantly.
  • Justice Dept. Announces $17B Settlement With BofA

    Justice Dept. Announces $17B Settlement With BofA

    Thursday, August 21 2014 10:10 AM EDT2014-08-21 14:10:26 GMT
    Bank of America says its cash payouts will total $9.65 billion.Bank of America says its cash payouts will total $9.65 billion.
    The Justice Department has announced a $16.65 billion settlement with Bank of America over its role in the sale of mortgage-backed securities in the run-up to the financial crisis.The deal announced Thursday calls for the bank, the second-largest in the U.S., to pay a $5 billion cash penalty and provide billions of dollars of relief to struggling homeowners.
    The Justice Department has announced a $16.65 billion settlement with Bank of America over its role in the sale of mortgage-backed securities in the run-up to the financial crisis.The deal announced Thursday calls for the bank, the second-largest in the U.S., to pay a $5 billion cash penalty and provide billions of dollars of relief to struggling homeowners.
  • SC Film Commission Releases New App

    SC Film Commission Releases New App

    Thursday, August 21 2014 10:03 AM EDT2014-08-21 14:03:32 GMT
    Much of the movie "Leatherheads" was shot in South Carolina.Much of the movie "Leatherheads" was shot in South Carolina.
    A new app released by the South Carolina Film Commission is for directors, producers and tourists and film buffs as well. The app provides information on South Carolina locations, support services and production incentives so film makers can find the perfect place to make films, television shows and commercials.
    A new app released by the South Carolina Film Commission is for directors, producers and tourists and film buffs as well. The app provides information on South Carolina locations, support services and production incentives so film makers can find the perfect place to make films, television shows and commercials.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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. 
  • 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.
  • Active Shooter Training In Rutherford Co. Wednesday

    Active Shooter Training In Rutherford Co. Wednesday

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 5:25 AM EDT2014-08-20 09:25:06 GMT
    Officers are taking part in active shooter training scenarios around E. Rutherford Middle School.Officers are taking part in active shooter training scenarios around E. Rutherford Middle School.
    Law enforcement, emergency responders, and Rutherford County School staff will be training for an active shooter situation on Wednesday.Over 400 teachers and staff will be placed inside East Rutherford Middle and High School.The Rutherford County Sheriff's Office, EMS, fire, police, 911, and medical helicopters from Mission and Spartanburg Regional Medical Center will be performing in the exercise.
    Law enforcement, emergency responders, and Rutherford County School staff will be training for an active shooter situation on Wednesday.Over 400 teachers and staff will be placed inside East Rutherford Middle and High School.The Rutherford County Sheriff's Office, EMS, fire, police, 911, and medical helicopters from Mission and Spartanburg Regional Medical Center will be performing in the exercise.
  • 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.
  • 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. 
  • 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.
  • Town Employee Contract Offers Political Protection

    Town Employee Contract Offers Political Protection

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 4:03 PM EDT2014-08-19 20:03:38 GMT
    Blacksburg town administrator Trudy Martin gets a contract for the first time in decades.Blacksburg town administrator Trudy Martin gets a contract for the first time in decades.

    Trudy Martin won't have to show up at town hall, her paycheck is guaranteed and she's paid with taxpayer money.

    Trudy Martin won't have to show up at town hall, her paycheck is guaranteed and she's paid with taxpayer money.

  • Marion, NC Man Charged With Injuring Baby

    Marion, NC Man Charged With Injuring Baby

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 10:22 AM EDT2014-08-19 14:22:08 GMT
    Brandon Lee EdwardsBrandon Lee Edwards
    A Marion man is under arrest after deputies say he knocked his three-month-old daughter unconscious. Brandon Lee Edwards is charged with felony child abuse by the McDowell County Sheriff's Office.
    A Marion man is under arrest after deputies say he knocked his three-month-old daughter unconscious. Brandon Lee Edwards is charged with felony child abuse by the McDowell County Sheriff's Office.
  • Patient Records Stolen In Cyber Attack On Hospital System

    Patient Records Stolen In Cyber Attack On Hospital System

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 5:36 AM EDT2014-08-19 09:36:37 GMT
    Cyber attack on hosiptal system nets patient informationCyber attack on hosiptal system nets patient information
    The Associated Press and 7 On Your Side found out 4 million patients' records were accessed in a cyber attack on Community Health Systems earlier this year. That includes physician practices and clinics affiliated with Mary Black Health System. The company says no medical or credit card records were taken in the attack, which may have happened in April and June.
    The Associated Press and 7 On Your Side found out 4 million patients' records were accessed in a cyber attack on Community Health Systems earlier this year. That includes physician practices and clinics affiliated with Mary Black Health System. The company says no medical or credit card records were taken in the attack, which may have happened in April and June.
  • More Upstate Students Head Back To Class Tuesday

    More Upstate Students Head Back To Class Tuesday

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 5:30 AM EDT2014-08-19 09:30:55 GMT
    Students head back to school across upstate.Students head back to school across upstate.

    The first day of school is here for many Upstate kids.Law enforcement is ready to keep school zones safe for children.

    The first day of school is here for many Upstate kids.Law enforcement is ready to keep school zones safe for children.

  • 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. 

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

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

    Tuesday, August 12 2014 2:05 PM EDT2014-08-12 18:05:02 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.
  • 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.
  • Facebook Virus Alert: You Can't Change The Color

    Facebook Virus Alert: You Can't Change The Color

    Tuesday, August 12 2014 10:24 AM EDT2014-08-12 14:24:34 GMT
    An app claiming that it can change the color of your Facebook profile page actually loads malware onto your smartphone or computer.
    An app claiming that it can change the color of your Facebook profile page actually loads malware onto your smartphone or computer.
  • 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.
  • Dozens of Apartments Damaged By Flood Waters

    Dozens of Apartments Damaged By Flood Waters

    Sunday, August 10 2014 9:18 PM EDT2014-08-11 01:18:00 GMT
    Volunteers with the Red Cross say the most extensive residential flood damage occurred at Lakeside Place on Villa Road in Greenville.Volunteers with the Red Cross say the most extensive residential flood damage occurred at Lakeside Place on Villa Road in Greenville.

    Red Cross volunteers assess flood aftermath at two Greenville apartment complexes.

    Red Cross volunteers assess flood aftermath at two Greenville apartment complexes.

  • 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.
  • Rain, Storms Expected Through Weekend

    Rain, Storms Expected Through Weekend

    Friday, August 8 2014 12:17 PM EDT2014-08-08 16:17:57 GMT
    Afternoon and evening thunderstorms are expected in the Upstate and western North Carolina Friday. Rain and more thunderstorms will continue through the weekend.
    Afternoon and evening thunderstorms are expected in the Upstate and western North Carolina Friday. Rain and more thunderstorms will continue through the weekend.
  • Huge Kids Consignment Sale Starts Friday In Greenville

    Huge Kids Consignment Sale Starts Friday In Greenville

    Friday, August 8 2014 6:48 AM EDT2014-08-08 10:48:45 GMT
    Huge consignment sale begins Friday.Huge consignment sale begins Friday.
    The first of two huge upstate consignment sales begins today in Greenville.Switch-A-Roos Consignment will kick off at 9:00 a.m. Friday at the T.D. Convention Center.The annual sale brings hundreds of different consigners with thousands of items together under one roof. Items include clothes, toys as well as books and other items.
    The first of two huge upstate consignment sales begins today in Greenville.Switch-A-Roos Consignment will kick off at 9:00 a.m. Friday at the T.D. Convention Center.The annual sale brings hundreds of different consigners with thousands of items together under one roof. Items include clothes, toys as well as books and other items.
  • 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. 
  • 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. 
  • How Do You Know If A Felon Is Living Next To You?

    How Do You Know If A Felon Is Living Next To You?

    Monday, July 28 2014 6:48 PM EDT2014-07-28 22:48:31 GMT
    A prison ministry called Jumpstart said ex-cons who are a part of their program are better equipped to rejoin society and re-offend less often. Neighbors say they don’t feel safe. We find out how often they're put behind bars once again. 
    A prison ministry called Jumpstart said ex-cons who are a part of their program are better equipped to rejoin society and re-offend less often. Neighbors say they don’t feel safe. We find out how often they're put behind bars once again. 
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Greenville Rally Against Hatred Scheduled In Response To KKK

    Greenville Rally Against Hatred Scheduled In Response To KKK

    Friday, July 25 2014 11:16 AM EDT2014-07-25 15:16:29 GMT
    Greenville will host its first ever Unity Rally Against Hatred on July 26th.Greenville will host its first ever Unity Rally Against Hatred on July 26th.
    The first Unity Rally Against Hatred will be held at the Hughes Main Library in Greenville on July 26th to address the motives of the KKK.
    The first Unity Rally Against Hatred will be held at the Hughes Main Library in Greenville on July 26th to address the motives of the KKK.
  • Panthers' Season Kicks Off With Fan Fest On July 25th

    Panthers' Season Kicks Off With Fan Fest On July 25th

    Thursday, July 24 2014 12:48 PM EDT2014-07-24 16:48:34 GMT
    The Panthers will host this year's fan fest on July 25th, with the gates opening at 5 pm.The Panthers will host this year's fan fest on July 25th, with the gates opening at 5 pm.
    Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte will host the Carolina Panthers’ first preseason practice on Friday evening with free admission.
    Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte will host the Carolina Panthers’ first preseason practice on Friday evening with free admission.
  • 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.

  • Which Backpack Is Best For Your Child

    Which Backpack Is Best For Your Child

    Thursday, July 17 2014 4:13 AM EDT2014-07-17 08:13:34 GMT
    It's time to pick out a backpack for your child and there's plenty to choose from. 
    It's time to pick out a backpack for your child and there's plenty to choose from. 
  • Map Shows Active Hate Groups In SC, NC

    Map Shows Active Hate Groups In SC, NC

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 12:47 PM EDT2014-07-16 16:47:30 GMT
    splcenter.orgsplcenter.org
    Across the nation in 2013, SPLC reports 939 active hate groups. South Carolina had 20 active groups, while North Carolina had 33, according to the website.
    Across the nation in 2013, SPLC reports 939 active hate groups. South Carolina had 20 active groups, while North Carolina had 33, according to the website.
  • 3 Injured In Anderson Accident

    3 Injured In Anderson Accident

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 11:41 AM EDT2014-07-15 15:41:35 GMT

    A one-vehicle accident late on Monday night has led to at least three people being hospitalized, according to the Anderson City Police Department.

    A one-vehicle accident late on Monday night has led to at least three people being hospitalized, according to the Anderson City Police Department.

  • Petition Started To Stop Child Hot Car Deaths

    Petition Started To Stop Child Hot Car Deaths

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 4:09 AM EDT2014-07-15 08:09:17 GMT
    A We the People petition has been started by kidsandcars.orgto call on the Obama Administration for help.
    A We the People petition has been started by kidsandcars.orgto call on the Obama Administration for help.
  • Spartanburg Radio Personality Bill Drake Passes Away At 73

    Spartanburg Radio Personality Bill Drake Passes Away At 73

    Monday, July 14 2014 1:41 PM EDT2014-07-14 17:41:39 GMT
    Radio host Bill Drake passed away Friday afternoon while recovering from a surgery from earlier this year.
    Radio host Bill Drake passed away Friday afternoon while recovering from a surgery from earlier this year.
  • Three Year Old Wakes Up During Her Own Funeral

    Three Year Old Wakes Up During Her Own Funeral

    Monday, July 14 2014 10:26 AM EDT2014-07-14 14:26:46 GMT
    This is video from a child coming back to life after being declared dead the day before.This is video from a child coming back to life after being declared dead the day before.
    A girl came back to life a day after she was declared dead a day earlier during her own funeral.
    A girl came back to life a day after she was declared dead a day earlier during her own funeral.
  • How South Carolina Are You Quiz?

    How South Carolina Are You Quiz?

    Think you know your South Carolina? Are you S.C. born and raised or a Yankee who moved here 10 years ago for the weather? Take the quiz to find out how South Carolina you are.
    Think you know your South Carolina? Are you S.C. born and raised or a Yankee who moved here 10 years ago for the weather? Take the quiz to find out how South Carolina you are.
  • Which 7 On Your Side Personality Are You?

    Which 7 On Your Side Personality Are You?

    Friday, July 11 2014 11:55 AM EDT2014-07-11 15:55:59 GMT
    Take the quiz to see which WSPA-TV on-air personality you are.
    Take the quiz to see which WSPA-TV on-air personality you are.
  • Apps To Stop Texting And Driving

    Apps To Stop Texting And Driving

    Friday, July 11 2014 4:07 AM EDT2014-07-11 08:07:09 GMT
    If your teen is about to get their license, it can be scary to know they could be texting and driving behind the wheel.
    If your teen is about to get their license, it can be scary to know they could be texting and driving behind the wheel.
  • Victim Identified In Deadly Crash On I-385 In Laurens Co.

    Victim Identified In Deadly Crash On I-385 In Laurens Co.

    Thursday, July 10 2014 3:14 PM EDT2014-07-10 19:14:34 GMT
    The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating a deadly accident in Laurens County on I-385.
    The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating a deadly accident in Laurens County on I-385.
  • WATCH: Awesome Animal Webcams

    WATCH: Awesome Animal Webcams

    Thursday, July 10 2014 1:47 PM EDT2014-07-10 17:47:02 GMT
    Pick your favorite and watch live video.
    Pick your favorite and watch live video.
  • Back To School: Does Your Child Have Their Required Vaccine?

    Back To School: Does Your Child Have Their Required Vaccine?

    Wednesday, July 9 2014 5:38 AM EDT2014-07-09 09:38:36 GMT
    It's almost time to start getting your child ready to head back to school, but besides school supplies, you need to make sure your child has the proper vaccines.
    It's almost time to start getting your child ready to head back to school, but besides school supplies, you need to make sure your child has the proper vaccines.
  • Safe Harbor To Open Oconee County Shelter

    Safe Harbor To Open Oconee County Shelter

    Tuesday, July 8 2014 11:24 AM EDT2014-07-08 15:24:46 GMT
    Ribbon cutting ceremony in Oconee CountyRibbon cutting ceremony in Oconee County
    Safe Harbor will hold a off-site ribbon cutting to open the 24-hour emergency shelter in Oconee County.
    Safe Harbor will hold a off-site ribbon cutting to open the 24-hour emergency shelter in Oconee County.
  • Petition Gets Required Signatures For Greenville Co. Alcohol Sales Vote

    Petition Gets Required Signatures For Greenville Co. Alcohol Sales Vote

    Monday, July 7 2014 8:56 PM EDT2014-07-08 00:56:40 GMT
    David McCraw, owner of Palmetto Restaurant and Ale House, says he loses business on Sunday because his restaurant cannot sell alcohol on those days, so he started a petition.
    David McCraw, owner of Palmetto Restaurant and Ale House, says he loses business on Sunday because his restaurant cannot sell alcohol on those days, so he started a petition.
  • One Person Dead In Anderson Co Double Shooting

    One Person Dead In Anderson Co Double Shooting

    Thursday, July 3 2014 6:00 PM EDT2014-07-03 22:00:52 GMT
    The Anderson County Sheriff's Office is investigating a double shooting that left one person dead and another injured. The call came in around midnight Thursday for a shooting on Woodhaven Court in Easley.
    The Anderson County Sheriff's Office is investigating a double shooting that left one person dead and another injured. The call came in around midnight Thursday for a shooting on Woodhaven Court in Easley.
  • Types Of Popular Fireworks Effects

    Types Of Popular Fireworks Effects

    Thursday, July 3 2014 4:55 PM EDT2014-07-03 20:55:48 GMT
    How well do you know the different types of fireworks?
    How well do you know the different types of fireworks?
  • Boil Water Advisory Issued for Clinton

    Boil Water Advisory Issued for Clinton

    Wednesday, July 2 2014 4:24 AM EDT2014-07-02 08:24:50 GMT
    Boil Water Advisory Issued Boil Water Advisory Issued
    A boil water advisory has been issued for the City of Clinton, according to a press release.
    A boil water advisory has been issued for the City of Clinton, according to a press release.
  • Graco Recalls 1.9 Million Infant Car Seats

    Graco Recalls 1.9 Million Infant Car Seats

    Wednesday, July 2 2014 4:09 AM EDT2014-07-02 08:09:04 GMT
    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced that Graco has recalled 1.9 million infant car seats for a buckle malfunction.
    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced that Graco has recalled 1.9 million infant car seats for a buckle malfunction.
  • Trooper Suspended After Arrest Of NFL Player In Laurens Co.

    Trooper Suspended After Arrest Of NFL Player In Laurens Co.

    Friday, June 27 2014 4:03 PM EDT2014-06-27 20:03:02 GMT
    Sidney "Sam" Montgomery Sidney "Sam" Montgomery
    The trooper who arrested Greenwood Native and now NFL player Sidney "Sam" Montgomery in the Upstate for speeding earlier this week in Laurens County has been suspended.
    The trooper who arrested Greenwood Native and now NFL player Sidney "Sam" Montgomery in the Upstate for speeding earlier this week in Laurens County has been suspended.
  • Widespread Boil Water Advisory Repealed For Anderson Co.

    Widespread Boil Water Advisory Repealed For Anderson Co.

    Friday, June 27 2014 1:50 PM EDT2014-06-27 17:50:46 GMT
    A widespread boil water advisory issued by the Anderson Regional Joint Water System has been repealed after water test returned favorable results. Officials say it is no longer necessary to boil water before consumption.
    A widespread boil water advisory issued by the Anderson Regional Joint Water System has been repealed after water test returned favorable results. Officials say it is no longer necessary to boil water before consumption.
  • One Dead In Greenville Co. Crash

    One Dead In Greenville Co. Crash

    Friday, June 27 2014 1:42 PM EDT2014-06-27 17:42:34 GMT
    Deadly crash in northern Greenville CountyDeadly crash in northern Greenville County
    One person is dead after a early morning crash in north Greenville County. It happened around 1:45 Friday morning near the intersection of Jordan Road and Jug Factory Road in Greer.
    One person is dead after a early morning crash in north Greenville County. It happened around 1:45 Friday morning near the intersection of Jordan Road and Jug Factory Road in Greer.
  • Bricks4Kidz Daybreak Camp of The Week

    Bricks4Kidz Daybreak Camp of The Week

    Friday, June 27 2014 4:24 AM EDT2014-06-27 08:24:03 GMT
    Each week during summer, Daybreak will be featuring a summer camp and higlighting accomplishments!For the week of June 23-27, Bricks4Kidz was Daybreak's Camp of The Week.
    Each week during summer, Daybreak will be featuring a summer camp and higlighting accomplishments!For the week of June 23-27, Bricks4Kidz was Daybreak's Camp of The Week.
  • Man Arrested For Greenville Shooting

    Man Arrested For Greenville Shooting

    Thursday, June 26 2014 10:33 AM EDT2014-06-26 14:33:50 GMT
    The Greenville Police Department has made a arrest in a shooting that happened on June 17.
    The Greenville Police Department has made a arrest in a shooting that happened on June 17.
  • 50 Most Popular Text Abbreviations

    50 Most Popular Text Abbreviations

    Wednesday, June 25 2014 6:15 PM EDT2014-06-25 22:15:05 GMT
    Are you SITD when it comes to abbreviations such as GR8, BTW, BRB or IMHO? Brush up on your abbreviations here.
    Are you SITD when it comes to abbreviations such as GR8, BTW, BRB or IMHO? Brush up on your abbreviations here.
  • 2014 Miss SC and Miss SC Teen Pageant

    2014 Miss SC and Miss SC Teen Pageant

    Wednesday, June 25 2014 4:06 PM EDT2014-06-25 20:06:10 GMT
    2014 Miss SC Pageant2014 Miss SC Pageant
    This week, the 78th Miss SC and Miss SC Teen pageant begins as young women from all over the state gather in Columbia to compete for the crown.
    This week, the 78th Miss SC and Miss SC Teen pageant begins as young women from all over the state gather in Columbia to compete for the crown.
  • Patrol Car Hit During Chase In Anderson

    Patrol Car Hit During Chase In Anderson

    Wednesday, June 25 2014 11:07 AM EDT2014-06-25 15:07:16 GMT
    Courtesy Anderson Police Courtesy Anderson Police
    An Anderson Police car got hit during a police chase this morning in Anderson.
    An Anderson Police car got hit during a police chase this morning in Anderson.
  • USC Upstate Child Development Center to Close

    USC Upstate Child Development Center to Close

    Wednesday, June 25 2014 10:04 AM EDT2014-06-25 14:04:33 GMT
    The USC Upstate BurroughsChild Development Center will be closing in August, according to campus officials.
    The USC Upstate BurroughsChild Development Center will be closing in August, according to campus officials.
  • Pickens Officer Suspended During Investigation

    Pickens Officer Suspended During Investigation

    Wednesday, June 25 2014 9:43 AM EDT2014-06-25 13:43:29 GMT
    A Pickens Police Officer has been suspended without pay, according to Pickens Police Chief Rodney Gregory.
    A Pickens Police Officer has been suspended without pay, according to Pickens Police Chief Rodney Gregory.
  • 2 Big Lottery Tickets Sold On Pleasantburg Dr.

    2 Big Lottery Tickets Sold On Pleasantburg Dr.

    Tuesday, June 24 2014 10:54 AM EDT2014-06-24 14:54:56 GMT
    In less than month, two big lottery tickets were sold at retailers on Pleasantburg Drive in Greenville.
    In less than month, two big lottery tickets were sold at retailers on Pleasantburg Drive in Greenville.
  • Several Hiring Events Held Across Upstate

    Several Hiring Events Held Across Upstate

    Tuesday, June 24 2014 4:14 AM EDT2014-06-24 08:14:15 GMT
    There are three hiring events being held across the Upstate Tuesday.
    There are three hiring events being held across the Upstate Tuesday.
  • Laurens Co. Sheriff's Office Search for Shooting Suspect

    Laurens Co. Sheriff's Office Search for Shooting Suspect

    Monday, June 23 2014 11:06 AM EDT2014-06-23 15:06:32 GMT
    The Lauren's County Sheriff's Office is searching for Dondrell Jerod Stevenson, who is wanted for 2 counts of attempted murder.
    The Lauren's County Sheriff's Office is searching for Dondrell Jerod Stevenson, who is wanted for 2 counts of attempted murder.
  • Parents Overdose on Heroin With Toddlers In Home

    Parents Overdose on Heroin With Toddlers In Home

    Monday, June 23 2014 10:32 AM EDT2014-06-23 14:32:06 GMT
    Spartanburg Public safety has charged parents with child endangerment after they were found passed out from drugs with children inside the home.
    Spartanburg Public safety has charged parents with child endangerment after they were found passed out from drugs with children inside the home.
  • Rider Dies in Motorcycle Crash in Abbeville County

    Rider Dies in Motorcycle Crash in Abbeville County

    Monday, June 23 2014 8:43 AM EDT2014-06-23 12:43:47 GMT
    The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating a motorcycle crash that killed the driver.
    The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating a motorcycle crash that killed the driver.
  • Huckabee, Santorum To Campaign For Lt. Governor Candidates

    Huckabee, Santorum To Campaign For Lt. Governor Candidates

    Saturday, June 21 2014 12:34 PM EDT2014-06-21 16:34:53 GMT
     Two potential presidential contenders for 2016 are campaigning in South Carolina to help Republicans seeking the Lieutenant Governor's post. Two potential presidential contenders for 2016 are campaigning in South Carolina to help Republicans seeking the Lieutenant Governor's post.
    Two potential presidential contenders for 2016 are campaigning in South Carolina to help Republicans seeking the state's No. 2 post.
    Two potential presidential contenders for 2016 are campaigning in South Carolina to help Republicans seeking the state's No. 2 post.
  • Patients Moved After Fire At Haywood Co. Hospital

    Patients Moved After Fire At Haywood Co. Hospital

    Friday, June 20 2014 4:11 AM EDT2014-06-20 08:11:13 GMT
    A small fire broke out at MedWest Haywood Wednesday, but it is now causing the hospital to relocate patients.
    A small fire broke out at MedWest Haywood Wednesday, but it is now causing the hospital to relocate patients.
  • The Scientific Way To Cut A Cake

    The Scientific Way To Cut A Cake

    Thursday, June 19 2014 12:53 PM EDT2014-06-19 16:53:31 GMT
    It just makes sense.
    It just makes sense.
  • Two Road Closures In Spartanburg Co.

    Two Road Closures In Spartanburg Co.

    Thursday, June 19 2014 4:27 AM EDT2014-06-19 08:27:09 GMT
    There are two big road closures to be aware about in Spartanburg County.
    There are two big road closures to be aware about in Spartanburg County.
  • Oconee County Holds Public Hearing on 1% Sales Tax

    Oconee County Holds Public Hearing on 1% Sales Tax

    Tuesday, June 17 2014 4:25 AM EDT2014-06-17 08:25:29 GMT
    Oconee County Council is holding a public hearing about a 1% capital project sales tax.
    Oconee County Council is holding a public hearing about a 1% capital project sales tax.
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