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  • Wreck Shuts Down NB Lanes on I-85 In Anderson County

    Wreck Shuts Down NB Lanes on I-85 In Anderson County

    Thursday, April 24 2014 10:13 PM EDT2014-04-25 02:13:50 GMT
    Troopers say they're working a wreck on mile marker 30 in Anderson County.Troopers say they're working a wreck on mile marker 30 in Anderson County.
    The South Carolina Highway Patrol says both northbound lanes of I-85 in Anderson County are closed after a wreck Thursday night.
    The South Carolina Highway Patrol says both northbound lanes of I-85 in Anderson County are closed after a wreck Thursday night.
  • Travelers Rest Woman Killed In Wreck On US-25 In Greenville Co.

    Travelers Rest Woman Killed In Wreck On US-25 In Greenville Co.

    Thursday, April 24 2014 9:38 PM EDT2014-04-25 01:38:40 GMT
    The South Carolina Highway Patrol says a Travelers Rest woman is dead after a wreck on US-25 near East Bowers Road in Greenville County Thursday afternoon.
    The South Carolina Highway Patrol says a Travelers Rest woman is dead after a wreck on US-25 near East Bowers Road in Greenville County Thursday afternoon.
  • New E-Cigarette Regs Won't Change Much At Local Shops

    New E-Cigarette Regs Won't Change Much At Local Shops

    Thursday, April 24 2014 8:40 PM EDT2014-04-25 00:40:48 GMT
    E-cigarette tube and liquidE-cigarette tube and liquid
    The Food and Drug Administration's proposal for e-cigarette industry regulation comes at a time when upstate SC "vapor" shops are growing.
    The Food and Drug Administration's proposal for e-cigarette industry regulation comes at a time when upstate SC "vapor" shops are growing.
  • Greenville Co. Schools Bus Drivers Could Get a Raise

    Greenville Co. Schools Bus Drivers Could Get a Raise

    Thursday, April 24 2014 7:27 PM EDT2014-04-24 23:27:33 GMT
    The proposal during a recent budget workshop is meant to help alleviate school bus delays caused by an unprecedented driver shortage.The proposal during a recent budget workshop is meant to help alleviate school bus delays caused by an unprecedented driver shortage.
    Greenville County Schools Superintendent Burke Royster wants to give school bus drivers a pay boost.
    Greenville County Schools Superintendent Burke Royster wants to give school bus drivers a pay boost.
  • Williamston Police: Man Arrested After Tuesday Shooting

    Williamston Police: Man Arrested After Tuesday Shooting

    Thursday, April 24 2014 7:22 PM EDT2014-04-24 23:22:17 GMT
    Williamston police officers are investigating a shooting after a woman was shot in the head on South Hamilton Street.Williamston police officers are investigating a shooting after a woman was shot in the head on South Hamilton Street.
    An accused shooter is being held at the Anderson County Detention Center after authorities say he shot a woman in the head on South Hamilton Street Tuesday night.
    An accused shooter is being held at the Anderson County Detention Center after authorities say he shot a woman in the head on South Hamilton Street Tuesday night.
  • Experts Say Political Scandals Can Hurt Voter Turnout

    Experts Say Political Scandals Can Hurt Voter Turnout

    Thursday, April 24 2014 7:13 PM EDT2014-04-24 23:13:25 GMT
    No one is perfect, but when voters elect a candidate into office, they expect that individual to work hard and follow the rules.No one is perfect, but when voters elect a candidate into office, they expect that individual to work hard and follow the rules.

    Several elected officials from the Upstate have gotten themselves into legal trouble in the past year.

    Several elected officials from the Upstate have gotten themselves into legal trouble in the past year.

  • Your Rights When Canceling A Contract

    Your Rights When Canceling A Contract

    Thursday, April 24 2014 6:45 PM EDT2014-04-24 22:45:30 GMT
    Canceling a contract depends a lot on what’s in the fine print. But you do have a right to cancel certain purchases right away.
    Canceling a contract depends a lot on what’s in the fine print. But you do have a right to cancel certain purchases right away.
  • Upstate Teacher Shares Story of Son's Death to Save Lives

    Upstate Teacher Shares Story of Son's Death to Save Lives

    Thursday, April 24 2014 6:40 PM EDT2014-04-24 22:40:18 GMT
    Teacher shares story of loss to save lives.  
    Teacher shares story of loss to save lives.     
  • Flow Of Filth: Investigation Shows What's Really In Your Creek

    Flow Of Filth: Investigation Shows What's Really In Your Creek

    Thursday, April 24 2014 5:55 PM EDT2014-04-24 21:55:16 GMT
    7 On Your Side analyzed hundreds of federal records and dug through dozens of state documents to find a long history of violations by several Upstate wastewater treatment facilities.
    7 On Your Side analyzed hundreds of federal records and dug through dozens of state documents to find a long history of violations by several Upstate wastewater treatment facilities.
  • Deputies: Some Sex Offender Websites Not Updated

    Deputies: Some Sex Offender Websites Not Updated

    Thursday, April 24 2014 5:47 PM EDT2014-04-24 21:47:59 GMT
    Anderson County Sheriff's OfficeAnderson County Sheriff's Office
    The Anderson County Sheriff's Office is letting people know, to be careful where you look for information online about sex offenders in the community.
    The Anderson County Sheriff's Office is letting people know, to be careful where you look for information online about sex offenders in the community.
  • Fmr. Clerk Of Court Kitchens Gets Early Release From Prison

    Fmr. Clerk Of Court Kitchens Gets Early Release From Prison

    Thursday, April 24 2014 5:08 PM EDT2014-04-24 21:08:40 GMT
    2 Men Sentenced In Drug Case Could Get Out Of Jail Soon2 Men Sentenced In Drug Case Could Get Out Of Jail Soon
    A former clerk of court charged in a drug case could soon be out of jail. Deputies say Spartanburg County Clerk of Court Marc Kitchens was sentenced to nearly 6 years in jail. He'll get out in August after a 10 month reduction for cooperating with the investigation and credit for good time.
    A former clerk of court charged in a drug case could soon be out of jail. Deputies say Spartanburg County Clerk of Court Marc Kitchens was sentenced to nearly 6 years in jail. He'll get out in August after a 10 month reduction for cooperating with the investigation and credit for good time.
  • Surveillance Photo: Deputies Need Help Identifying Person

    Surveillance Photo: Deputies Need Help Identifying Person

    Thursday, April 24 2014 4:40 PM EDT2014-04-24 20:40:54 GMT
    Anderson Co. Deputies Need Help Identifying This WomanAnderson Co. Deputies Need Help Identifying This Woman
    Deputies need your help to identify the woman captured on video surveillance at the Stop-A-Minit on Clemson Boulevard in Anderson. Deputies said the woman went into the store Sunday night around 6:17pm and obtained goods from the store clerk under false pretenses.
    Deputies need your help to identify the woman captured on video surveillance at the Stop-A-Minit on Clemson Boulevard in Anderson. Deputies said the woman went into the store Sunday night around 6:17pm and obtained goods from the store clerk under false pretenses.
  • Missing Easley Man Found Safe

    Missing Easley Man Found Safe

    Thursday, April 24 2014 4:18 PM EDT2014-04-24 20:18:15 GMT
    Robert Moore PriceRobert Moore Price
    Robert Moore Price, 81, has been found safely according to authorities in Pickens County. Earlier Thursday, deputies were asking for your help finding the missing Easley man.
    Robert Moore Price, 81, has been found safely according to authorities in Pickens County. Earlier Thursday, deputies were asking for your help finding the missing Easley man.
  • Inman Man Arrested For Hitting Ex After Anger Management Class

    Inman Man Arrested For Hitting Ex After Anger Management Class

    Thursday, April 24 2014 2:18 PM EDT2014-04-24 18:18:35 GMT
    Johnny Wilkins, 42, of Inman Johnny Wilkins, 42, of Inman
    According to an incident report, Johnny Wilkins, 42, of Inman was taken into custody and charged with criminal domestic violence Wednesday evening.
    According to an incident report, Johnny Wilkins, 42, of Inman was taken into custody and charged with criminal domestic violence Wednesday evening.
  • Armed Robbery Suspect Leads Anderson Police on Chase

    Armed Robbery Suspect Leads Anderson Police on Chase

    Thursday, April 24 2014 1:17 PM EDT2014-04-24 17:17:57 GMT
    The Anderson County Sheriff's Office is looking for an armed robbery suspect that led police on a chase through the city overnight.
    The Anderson County Sheriff's Office is looking for an armed robbery suspect that led police on a chase through the city overnight.
  • Anderson County Park Unveils New Plan For Ducks

    Anderson County Park Unveils New Plan For Ducks

    Thursday, April 24 2014 11:41 AM EDT2014-04-24 15:41:58 GMT
    New signs are up in Chris Taylor Park reminding people that it's against the law to leave ducks at the park and park visitors aren't allowed to feed them.New signs are up in Chris Taylor Park reminding people that it's against the law to leave ducks at the park and park visitors aren't allowed to feed them.
    The Anderson County Parks, Recreation and Tourism Division is working on a plan to manage the duck population at Chris Taylor Park.
    The Anderson County Parks, Recreation and Tourism Division is working on a plan to manage the duck population at Chris Taylor Park.
  • Judge Agrees To Delay Gambling Trial In Anderson

    Judge Agrees To Delay Gambling Trial In Anderson

    Thursday, April 24 2014 10:18 AM EDT2014-04-24 14:18:51 GMT
    Bobby Mosley Sr. and his son-in-law, J. Michael Caldwell are charged with illegal gambling and money laundering.Bobby Mosley Sr. and his son-in-law, J. Michael Caldwell are charged with illegal gambling and money laundering.
    A federal judge has agreed to delay the case of two Anderson County men charged with illegal gambling and money laundering according to The Anderson Independent-Mail. U.S. District Judge Mary Lewis has agreed to a 45-day delay at the request of Assistant U.S. Attorney William Watkins. 
    A federal judge has agreed to delay the case of two Anderson County men charged with illegal gambling and money laundering according to The Anderson Independent-Mail. U.S. District Judge Mary Lewis has agreed to a 45-day delay at the request of Assistant U.S. Attorney William Watkins. 
  • Man Killed In Wreck On Tubbs Mountain Rd

    Man Killed In Wreck On Tubbs Mountain Rd

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 11:13 PM EDT2014-04-24 03:13:52 GMT
    A Greenville County man is dead after being involved in a wreck on Tubbs Mountain Road in Travelers Rest.A Greenville County man is dead after being involved in a wreck on Tubbs Mountain Road in Travelers Rest.
    A Greenville County man is dead after being involved in a wreck on Tubbs Mountain Road in Travelers Rest. It happened Wednesday just after 5 p.m. according to Greenville County Coroner B. Parks Evans, Jr. The coroner says Mr. Donald Ray Brown was the driver of a vehicle that was struck on the river's side by another vehicle.
    A Greenville County man is dead after being involved in a wreck on Tubbs Mountain Road in Travelers Rest. It happened Wednesday just after 5 p.m. according to Greenville County Coroner B. Parks Evans, Jr. The coroner says Mr. Donald Ray Brown was the driver of a vehicle that was struck on the river's side by another vehicle.
  • Burglars Target Unoccupied Homes In North Anderson County

    Burglars Target Unoccupied Homes In North Anderson County

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 9:49 PM EDT2014-04-24 01:49:48 GMT
    Local deputies are now warning you to watch out. This follows a rash of break-ins where crooks targeted at least 10 homes in Anderson County.Local deputies are now warning you to watch out. This follows a rash of break-ins where crooks targeted at least 10 homes in Anderson County.
    A burglary is the most common threat to your home, according to the FBI. Local deputies are now warning you to watch out. This follows a rash of break-ins where crooks targeted at least 10 homes in Anderson County. 
    A burglary is the most common threat to your home, according to the FBI. Local deputies are now warning you to watch out. This follows a rash of break-ins where crooks targeted at least 10 homes in Anderson County. 
  • Union Sheriff: Judicial System Failing Citizens After Robbery Arrests

    Union Sheriff: Judicial System Failing Citizens After Robbery Arrests

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 9:18 PM EDT2014-04-24 01:18:46 GMT
    Porsha Gage, 23 and Matthew Williams, Jr., 26Porsha Gage, 23 and Matthew Williams, Jr., 26
    Several law enforcement agencies across the Upstate say they have two suspects in custody who were involved in a string of armed robberies in at least five counties dating back about one month.
    Several law enforcement agencies across the Upstate say they have two suspects in custody who were involved in a string of armed robberies in at least five counties dating back about one month.
  • In Fight Against Unemployment Fraud, S.C. Releases App

    In Fight Against Unemployment Fraud, S.C. Releases App

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 6:52 PM EDT2014-04-23 22:52:28 GMT
    The South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce on Tuesday unveiled a new smart phone app designed to combat widespread fraud in the state's unemployment benefits system. The free app, called iClaim, allows users to file the required weekly unemployment reports, but it also allows the state to track fraud.
    The South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce on Tuesday unveiled a new smart phone app designed to combat widespread fraud in the state's unemployment benefits system. The free app, called iClaim, allows users to file the required weekly unemployment reports, but it also allows the state to track fraud.
  • Swinney Responds To Group Over Faith

    Swinney Responds To Group Over Faith

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 5:06 PM EDT2014-04-23 21:06:58 GMT
    "I have recruited and coached players of many different faiths," wrote Swinney. "Players of any faith or no faith at all are welcome in our program.""I have recruited and coached players of many different faiths," wrote Swinney. "Players of any faith or no faith at all are welcome in our program."
    Clemson football coach Dabo Swinney says players "of any faith or no faith at all are welcome in our program." Swinney issued a written response after a group recently accused his program of violating players' constitutional rights by promoting Christianity.
    Clemson football coach Dabo Swinney says players "of any faith or no faith at all are welcome in our program." Swinney issued a written response after a group recently accused his program of violating players' constitutional rights by promoting Christianity.
  • No Suspension For Simpsonville Mayor Eichor Until May

    No Suspension For Simpsonville Mayor Eichor Until May

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 4:50 PM EDT2014-04-23 20:50:52 GMT
    Simpsonville Mayor Perry Eichor won't be suspended from office by Governor Haley until at least next month. The governor indicated she would suspend Eichor once she got indictments against him.
    Simpsonville Mayor Perry Eichor won't be suspended from office by Governor Haley until at least next month. The governor indicated she would suspend Eichor once she got indictments against him.
  • MUGS: 10 Arrested, 10 Sought In Oconee Co. Drug Roundup

    MUGS: 10 Arrested, 10 Sought In Oconee Co. Drug Roundup

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 4:44 PM EDT2014-04-23 20:44:24 GMT
    Officials in Oconee County made several arrests as part of a continuing drug operation. Many more remain on the loose. It's part of the Oconee County Sheriff's Office's "Operation Infinity." Wednesday marked the fourth installment of the major drug roundup.
    Officials in Oconee County made several arrests as part of a continuing drug operation. Many more remain on the loose. It's part of the Oconee County Sheriff's Office's "Operation Infinity." Wednesday marked the fourth installment of the major drug roundup.
  • Police Looking For Man Accused In Fraud At Hendersonville Hotel

    Police Looking For Man Accused In Fraud At Hendersonville Hotel

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 12:09 PM EDT2014-04-23 16:09:07 GMT
    Deputies say surveillance cameras captured a suspect in the fraud cases.Deputies say surveillance cameras captured a suspect in the fraud cases.
    The Hendersonville Police Department wants to find the man they say swindled workers at three businesses using a scheme that involved a caller pretending to be their boss.
    The Hendersonville Police Department wants to find the man they say swindled workers at three businesses using a scheme that involved a caller pretending to be their boss.
  • No Parole For Ex-Carolina Investors Exec Sheppard

    No Parole For Ex-Carolina Investors Exec Sheppard

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 12:07 PM EDT2014-04-23 16:07:37 GMT
    A three-member panel of the parole board voted unanimously Wednesday against releasing Sheppard, whose lawyers argued that he needs outside medical care because of a recent heart surgery.
    A three-member panel of the parole board voted unanimously Wednesday against releasing Sheppard, whose lawyers argued that he needs outside medical care because of a recent heart surgery.
  • Gaffney Woman Dies From Vehicle Crash Injuries

    Gaffney Woman Dies From Vehicle Crash Injuries

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 11:15 AM EDT2014-04-23 15:15:32 GMT
    The Cherokee County Coroner says a 73-year-old Gaffney woman injured in a car accident last week has died.The Cherokee County Coroner says a 73-year-old Gaffney woman injured in a car accident last week has died.
    The Cherokee County Coroner says a 73-year-old Gaffney woman injured in a car accident last week has died. Coroner Dennis Fowler says Rachel Lail Smith died Tuesday night at 10 at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.
    The Cherokee County Coroner says a 73-year-old Gaffney woman injured in a car accident last week has died. Coroner Dennis Fowler says Rachel Lail Smith died Tuesday night at 10 at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.
  • Simpsonville Mayor Perry Eichor Arrested, Accused Of Threatening Judge

    Simpsonville Mayor Perry Eichor Arrested, Accused Of Threatening Judge

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 11:11 AM EDT2014-04-23 15:11:50 GMT
    Simpsonville Mayor Perry Eichor was arrested Tuesday. He faces charges of Intimidation of a Court Official, Misconduct in Office and Obstruction of Justice following a state investigation.
    Simpsonville Mayor Perry Eichor was arrested Tuesday. He faces charges of Intimidation of a Court Official, Misconduct in Office and Obstruction of Justice following a state investigation.
  • Greenville Couple Wins $200K, Won't Tell Their Kids

    Greenville Couple Wins $200K, Won't Tell Their Kids

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 10:48 AM EDT2014-04-23 14:48:13 GMT
    The couple got the  $10 Maximum Money game ticket at GT Express Mart on White Horse Road.The couple got the $10 Maximum Money game ticket at GT Express Mart on White Horse Road.
    A husband and wife in Greenville are both taking credit for a winning $200,000 lottery ticket. And they say they won't tell their kids.
    A husband and wife in Greenville are both taking credit for a winning $200,000 lottery ticket. And they say they won't tell their kids.
  • Greer Passes Texting And Driving Law

    Greer Passes Texting And Driving Law

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 9:54 AM EDT2014-04-23 13:54:58 GMT
    The City of Greer is the latest Upstate city to enact a ban on texting while driving.
    The City of Greer is the latest Upstate city to enact a ban on texting while driving.
  • City Of Greer Interested In Bass Pro Shops Annexation

    City Of Greer Interested In Bass Pro Shops Annexation

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 10:26 PM EDT2014-04-23 02:26:45 GMT
    Artist’s rendering of Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World in Spartanburg County, S.C.Artist’s rendering of Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World in Spartanburg County, S.C.
    The City of Greer has expressed interest in meeting with Bass Pro Shops about annexing the property where they plan to build into the city limits.
    The City of Greer has expressed interest in meeting with Bass Pro Shops about annexing the property where they plan to build into the city limits.
  • Belton Elects New Mayor

    Belton Elects New Mayor

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 10:23 PM EDT2014-04-23 02:23:13 GMT
    Belton elects new mayor.Belton elects new mayor.
    Wendell Page receives 298 votes to Marian Nickels, 165 to be their new mayor of Belton.
    Wendell Page receives 298 votes to Marian Nickels, 165 to be their new mayor of Belton.
  • Early Primary Voting Begins Thursday In NC

    Early Primary Voting Begins Thursday In NC

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 6:28 PM EDT2014-04-22 22:28:01 GMT
    Early voting for the May 6 primary begins this week across North Carolina.Early voting for the May 6 primary begins this week across North Carolina.
    Early voting for the May 6 primary begins this week across North Carolina.
    Early voting for the May 6 primary begins this week across North Carolina.

  • Injured Goodwill Mud Run Participant Remains In Hospital

    Injured Goodwill Mud Run Participant Remains In Hospital

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 5:59 PM EDT2014-04-22 21:59:39 GMT
    Shannon HighShannon High
    Shannon High was rushed Greenville Health System after he attempted the first obstacle. A spokesperson for the family tells 7 On Your Side, High suffered a spinal cord injury and is still being treated in ICU.
    Shannon High was rushed Greenville Health System after he attempted the first obstacle. A spokesperson for the family tells 7 On Your Side, High suffered a spinal cord injury and is still being treated in ICU.
  • Greenville Moms Accused of Abandoning Babies Charged Differently

    Greenville Moms Accused of Abandoning Babies Charged Differently

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 5:53 PM EDT2014-04-22 21:53:30 GMT
    Sharon Ferguson, left, is accused of abandoning her newborn in a trashcan Monday. She faces a more severe charge than Jessica Blackham, right, who abandoned her baby in a toilet at the Bi-Lo Center in 2011.Sharon Ferguson, left, is accused of abandoning her newborn in a trashcan Monday. She faces a more severe charge than Jessica Blackham, right, who abandoned her baby in a toilet at the Bi-Lo Center in 2011.
    The Greenville woman accused of abandoning her newborn in a trash can Monday faces a more severe charge than the woman who abandoned her baby in a toilet at the Bi-Lo Center in 2011.
    The Greenville woman accused of abandoning her newborn in a trash can Monday faces a more severe charge than the woman who abandoned her baby in a toilet at the Bi-Lo Center in 2011.
  • WSPA.com Earns Regional Edward R. Murrow Award

    WSPA.com Earns Regional Edward R. Murrow Award

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 1:53 PM EDT2014-04-22 17:53:22 GMT
    We were honored by the Associated Press last year by being awarded the best TV website in the state. Now, WSPA.com has been honored with the Edward R. Murrow award for best large market website in the region, which covers five states.
    We were honored by the Associated Press last year by being awarded the best TV website in the state. Now, WSPA.com has been honored with the Edward R. Murrow award for best large market website in the region, which covers five states.
  • Baby Boy Found Alive In Greenville Trash Can

    Baby Boy Found Alive In Greenville Trash Can

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 1:20 PM EDT2014-04-22 17:20:00 GMT
    Greenville Police says a newborn baby boy has been found alive in a trash can on Chaney Street in Greenville.Greenville Police says a newborn baby boy has been found alive in a trash can on Chaney Street in Greenville.
    Reports show 28 year old Sharon Ferguson gave birth inside a vacant home on Chaney Street in the Nicholtown community. They say after, she wrapped the boy in a plastic bag and a blanket and placed him in the trash can near the back of the house.
    Reports show 28 year old Sharon Ferguson gave birth inside a vacant home on Chaney Street in the Nicholtown community. They say after, she wrapped the boy in a plastic bag and a blanket and placed him in the trash can near the back of the house.
  • Clemson Researchers Develop Robot to Protect Students from School Shooters

    Clemson Researchers Develop Robot to Protect Students from School Shooters

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 12:38 PM EDT2014-04-22 16:38:31 GMT
    Boo B. TrapBoo B. Trap
    Researchers at Clemson University are developing new technology that could keep students safe from school shooters.
    Researchers at Clemson University are developing new technology that could keep students safe from school shooters.
  • Henderson Deputies Seize Video Gaming Machines From 3 Businesses

    Henderson Deputies Seize Video Gaming Machines From 3 Businesses

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 11:57 AM EDT2014-04-22 15:57:42 GMT
    Henderson County deputies charged four people tied to investigations of illegal gaming machines.Henderson County deputies charged four people tied to investigations of illegal gaming machines.
    The Henderson County Sheriff's Office seized video gaming machines from Tarheel Lanes, Tobacco Outlet, and Pool Room charging four individuals.
    The Henderson County Sheriff's Office seized video gaming machines from Tarheel Lanes, Tobacco Outlet, and Pool Room charging four individuals.
  • Southbound I-85 Traffic Slowed Near Cowpens

    Southbound I-85 Traffic Slowed Near Cowpens

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 11:17 AM EDT2014-04-22 15:17:42 GMT
    Courtesy: SCDOTCourtesy: SCDOT
    There is a major backup on southbound Interstate 85 in Spartanburg County Tuesday morning near Cowpens at Exit 83. 
    There is a major backup on southbound Interstate 85 in Spartanburg County Tuesday morning near Cowpens at Exit 83. 
  • Man Shot During Anderson Attempted Robbery

    Man Shot During Anderson Attempted Robbery

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 10:14 AM EDT2014-04-22 14:14:46 GMT
    Anderson County deputies are investigating a shooting at an apartment complex in Anderson.Anderson County deputies are investigating a shooting at an apartment complex in Anderson.
    The Anderson County Sheriff's Office reports a man was shot just before 11:00 p.m. during an apparent armed robbery at Newport Commons Apartments at 700 Simpson Road.
    The Anderson County Sheriff's Office reports a man was shot just before 11:00 p.m. during an apparent armed robbery at Newport Commons Apartments at 700 Simpson Road.
  • I-40 Open In Haywood Co. After Tanker Truck Spill

    I-40 Open In Haywood Co. After Tanker Truck Spill

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 9:37 AM EDT2014-04-22 13:37:49 GMT
    One remaining closed westbound lane - near mile marker 6 - reopened about 8:30 a.m. Tuesday.One remaining closed westbound lane - near mile marker 6 - reopened about 8:30 a.m. Tuesday.
    All lanes of Interstate 40 are open again in Haywood County after a tanker truck spilled a dangerous chemical Monday afternoon.
    All lanes of Interstate 40 are open again in Haywood County after a tanker truck spilled a dangerous chemical Monday afternoon.
  • USC Upstate Students Rally Against Funding Cuts

    USC Upstate Students Rally Against Funding Cuts

    Monday, April 21 2014 9:51 PM EDT2014-04-22 01:51:33 GMT
    Students at the University of South Carolina Upstate rallied Monday night for diversity and a curriculum inclusive of a variety of viewpoints.
    Students at the University of South Carolina Upstate rallied Monday night for diversity and a curriculum inclusive of a variety of viewpoints.
  • Voters In Belton Will Decide Races Tuesday

    Voters In Belton Will Decide Races Tuesday

    Monday, April 21 2014 8:53 PM EDT2014-04-22 00:53:44 GMT
    Voters Head To Polls Tuesday In BeltonVoters Head To Polls Tuesday In Belton
    Voters in Belton will head to the polls Tuesday to choose a new mayor and two City Council members. This election was supposed to take place on February 11th, but was delayed due to a snowstorm. 
    Voters in Belton will head to the polls Tuesday to choose a new mayor and two City Council members. This election was supposed to take place on February 11th, but was delayed due to a snowstorm. 
  • Upstate Runners Show Their “Spirit of Boston” in Greenville 5K

    Upstate Runners Show Their “Spirit of Boston” in Greenville 5K

    Monday, April 21 2014 6:41 PM EDT2014-04-21 22:41:27 GMT
    Runners in the "Spirit of Boston." 5K run.Runners in the "Spirit of Boston." 5K run.
    Nearly 200 runners showed their "spirit of Boston" Monday evening as they took to the pavement in the Greenville Drive’s commemorative 5K.
    Nearly 200 runners showed their "spirit of Boston" Monday evening as they took to the pavement in the Greenville Drive’s commemorative 5K.
  • Patrols Target Young Drivers In Operation “Drive To Live”

    Patrols Target Young Drivers In Operation “Drive To Live”

    Monday, April 21 2014 6:39 PM EDT2014-04-21 22:39:15 GMT
    “Drive to Live” is an initiative by the Highway Patrol to reduce the number of teenage-related traffic collisions and deaths.“Drive to Live” is an initiative by the Highway Patrol to reduce the number of teenage-related traffic collisions and deaths.

    N.C. Highway Patrol has a new group of drivers on its radar this week.

    N.C. Highway Patrol has a new group of drivers on its radar this week.

  • Lil' Cricket Robbery Suspect Search

    Lil' Cricket Robbery Suspect Search

    Monday, April 21 2014 4:44 PM EDT2014-04-21 20:44:09 GMT
    Lil' Cricket Robbery SuspectLil' Cricket Robbery Suspect
    Spartanburg deputies are looking for a man that robbed the Lil' Cricket on Fairforest road on April 16.at 12:38 AM.
    Spartanburg deputies are looking for a man that robbed the Lil' Cricket on Fairforest road on April 16.at 12:38 AM.
  • Murder Suspect Found In Union

    Murder Suspect Found In Union

    Monday, April 21 2014 4:33 PM EDT2014-04-21 20:33:21 GMT
    Travelle Lamar Burros is charged with murder.Travelle Lamar Burros is charged with murder.
    A Union man is in custody charged with the murder of his step-father.

    Authorities had been looking for Travelle Lamar Burros since his step-father was pronounced missing Tuesday, April 15.

  • Wild Wing Cafe Greenville Reopens Friday Evening

    Wild Wing Cafe Greenville Reopens Friday Evening

    Monday, April 21 2014 4:09 PM EDT2014-04-21 20:09:31 GMT
    Wild Wing Cafe fire on March 19.Wild Wing Cafe fire on March 19.
    A spokes person for Wild Wing Cafe says their Greenville location will reopen Friday at 5 p.m. following a fire in March.
    A spokes person for Wild Wing Cafe says their Greenville location will reopen Friday at 5 p.m. following a fire in March.
  • Man Runs Out of Gas, Wakes Up to Meth Arrest and Kidnapping Allegations

    Man Runs Out of Gas, Wakes Up to Meth Arrest and Kidnapping Allegations

    Monday, April 21 2014 4:09 PM EDT2014-04-21 20:09:01 GMT
    Roger Landon Slaton is charged with multiple drug charges.Roger Landon Slaton is charged with multiple drug charges.
    Oconee deputies say they met a woman who says she was held against her will and she and the suspect ran out of gas. Deputies say they found Roger Landon Slaton asleep inside the car with Meth and prescription drugs.
    Oconee deputies say they met a woman who says she was held against her will and she and the suspect ran out of gas. Deputies say they found Roger Landon Slaton asleep inside the car with Meth and prescription drugs.
  • Several Vehicles' Tires Slashed At Crown Point Apts.

    Several Vehicles' Tires Slashed At Crown Point Apts.

    Monday, April 21 2014 3:23 PM EDT2014-04-21 19:23:38 GMT
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    Spartanburg Police say they are investigating slashed tires on 5 vehicles at the Crown Point Apartments on Powell Mill Rd.They say they got the call Sunday morning at 10 p.m.The man who filed the complain was parked in front of building "G." He says he noticed his driver's side front tire was flat when he was leaving for church.All 5 vehicles were beside each other but no other vehicles in the area were vandalized.
    Spartanburg Police say they are investigating slashed tires on 5 vehicles at the Crown Point Apartments on Powell Mill Rd.They say they got the call Sunday morning at 10 p.m.The man who filed the complain was parked in front of building "G." He says he noticed his driver's side front tire was flat when he was leaving for church.All 5 vehicles were beside each other but no other vehicles in the area were vandalized.
  • Anderson Woman Trapped In Overturned Car Drives Off Okay

    Anderson Woman Trapped In Overturned Car Drives Off Okay

    Monday, April 21 2014 1:19 PM EDT2014-04-21 17:19:19 GMT
    Emergency responders help woman get out of overturned vehicle by placing a ladder on the side of her car. Emergency responders help woman get out of overturned vehicle by placing a ladder on the side of her car.
    An Anderson woman who was trapped in her overturned vehicle was able to drive off uninjured. Pelzer Emergency Medical Services, Wren Firefighters and South Carolina Highway Patrol all responded to a call for an overturned vehicle on US 29 near Shiloh Church Road late Sunday night.
    An Anderson woman who was trapped in her overturned vehicle was able to drive off uninjured. Pelzer Emergency Medical Services, Wren Firefighters and South Carolina Highway Patrol all responded to a call for an overturned vehicle on US 29 near Shiloh Church Road late Sunday night.
  • Greenville Co. Deputies Investigate Shooting, Stabbing

    Greenville Co. Deputies Investigate Shooting, Stabbing

    Monday, April 21 2014 11:53 AM EDT2014-04-21 15:53:32 GMT
    Greenville Co. Deputies Investigate Shooting, StabbingGreenville Co. Deputies Investigate Shooting, Stabbing
    Greenville County deputies are investigating a stabbing and a shooting. Deputies say it stemmed from an accident in the Conestee area on North Charles Drive between a motorcycle and a car, about 2:30 Sunday afternoon.
    Greenville County deputies are investigating a stabbing and a shooting. Deputies say it stemmed from an accident in the Conestee area on North Charles Drive between a motorcycle and a car, about 2:30 Sunday afternoon.
  • 8-Year Old Takes Ninja Star To Monaview Elementary School

    8-Year Old Takes Ninja Star To Monaview Elementary School

    Monday, April 21 2014 11:25 AM EDT2014-04-21 15:25:22 GMT
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    We're told an 8-year-old boy brought his ninja star to school at Monaview Elementary in Greenville Monday morning. The boy did not threaten anyone with the star.
    We're told an 8-year-old boy brought his ninja star to school at Monaview Elementary in Greenville Monday morning. The boy did not threaten anyone with the star.
  • Asheville Police: Shooting Suspect In Custody

    Asheville Police: Shooting Suspect In Custody

    Monday, April 21 2014 7:07 AM EDT2014-04-21 11:07:01 GMT
    sheville Police say 33 year old Dwayne Purcell is in custody. He's a suspect in a shooting Sunday.sheville Police say 33 year old Dwayne Purcell is in custody. He's a suspect in a shooting Sunday.
    Asheville Police say they have a suspect in custody for a shooting at Walton Street Park Sunday afternoon.
    Asheville Police say they have a suspect in custody for a shooting at Walton Street Park Sunday afternoon.
  • Update: Amber Alert For Child Abduction Cancelled

    Update: Amber Alert For Child Abduction Cancelled

    Monday, April 21 2014 12:07 AM EDT2014-04-21 04:07:49 GMT
    Amber Alert in North Carolina has been cancelled.Amber Alert in North Carolina has been cancelled.
    The AMBER Alert for a missing child, Tamiyah Elssy Bryant, issued Saturday has been cancelled.  The North Carolina Amber Alert page says the child was located in Emporia, VA unharmed.
    The AMBER Alert for a missing child, Tamiyah Elssy Bryant, issued Saturday has been cancelled.  The North Carolina Amber Alert page says the child was located in Emporia, VA unharmed.
  • 11 Year Old Killed In Anderson Co. Crash

    11 Year Old Killed In Anderson Co. Crash

    Sunday, April 20 2014 11:52 PM EDT2014-04-21 03:52:24 GMT
    11 Year Old Killed In Anderson Co. Crash11 Year Old Killed In Anderson Co. Crash
    The South Carolina Highway Patrol says an 11 year old has died after a car crash in Anderson County.
    The South Carolina Highway Patrol says an 11 year old has died after a car crash in Anderson County.
  • 2 Dead, 2 Injured In Spartanburg Co. Crash

    2 Dead, 2 Injured In Spartanburg Co. Crash

    Sunday, April 20 2014 11:30 PM EDT2014-04-21 03:30:57 GMT
    2 Dead, 2 Injured In Spartanburg Co. Crash2 Dead, 2 Injured In Spartanburg Co. Crash
    The South Carolina Highway Patrol says two people are dead and two are injured after a crash early Sunday morning in Spartanburg County.
    The South Carolina Highway Patrol says two people are dead and two are injured after a crash early Sunday morning in Spartanburg County.
  • Gas Prices On The Rise Across Upstate

    Gas Prices On The Rise Across Upstate

    Sunday, April 20 2014 10:42 PM EDT2014-04-21 02:42:19 GMT
    Gas prices continued to rise through the holiday weekend, forcing some to alter travel plans and get creative. According to motor club AAA, the price for a gallon of regular unleaded jumped 20 cents since March.
    Gas prices continued to rise through the holiday weekend, forcing some to alter travel plans and get creative. According to motor club AAA, the price for a gallon of regular unleaded jumped 20 cents since March.
  • Hundreds Gather For Sunrise Service At Chimney Rock State Park

    Hundreds Gather For Sunrise Service At Chimney Rock State Park

    Sunday, April 20 2014 3:59 PM EDT2014-04-20 19:59:09 GMT
    Courtesy: Chimney Rock State ParkCourtesy: Chimney Rock State Park
    An Easter tradition spanning nearly six decades continued Sunday morning at Chimney Rock State Park.
    An Easter tradition spanning nearly six decades continued Sunday morning at Chimney Rock State Park.
  • Spartanburg Police Investigating Attempted Robbery At Check Into Cash

    Spartanburg Police Investigating Attempted Robbery At Check Into Cash

    Sunday, April 20 2014 8:41 AM EDT2014-04-20 12:41:12 GMT
    Spartanburg Police Investigating Attempted Robbery At Check Into CashSpartanburg Police Investigating Attempted Robbery At Check Into Cash
    Spartanburg Police are investigating an attempted robbery Saturday afternoon.
    Spartanburg Police are investigating an attempted robbery Saturday afternoon.
  • In Greenville, Group Rallies Against "Stand Your Ground"

    In Greenville, Group Rallies Against "Stand Your Ground"

    Sunday, April 20 2014 12:14 AM EDT2014-04-20 04:14:03 GMT
    Dozens of people gathered Saturday afternoon to rally against the state's "Stand Your Ground," law, saying it amounts to "legal lynching." The group, Moms Demand Action, said the South Carolina law, first passed in 2006, causes gun violence and is exploited as a defense.
    Dozens of people gathered Saturday afternoon to rally against the state's "Stand Your Ground," law, saying it amounts to "legal lynching." The group, Moms Demand Action, said the South Carolina law, first passed in 2006, causes gun violence and is exploited as a defense.
  • One Dead, Four Injured In Anderson Co. Crash

    One Dead, Four Injured In Anderson Co. Crash

    Sunday, April 20 2014 12:06 AM EDT2014-04-20 04:06:37 GMT
    Anderson County deputy and a reserve officer involved in a wreck Friday night.Anderson County deputy and a reserve officer involved in a wreck Friday night.
    Highway Patrol is investigating a deadly wreck in Anderson County.
    Highway Patrol is investigating a deadly wreck in Anderson County.
  • Large Tree Blocks Road, Knocks Out Power

    Large Tree Blocks Road, Knocks Out Power

    Saturday, April 19 2014 8:19 PM EDT2014-04-20 00:19:51 GMT
    Courtesy: David RogersCourtesy: David Rogers
    Crews are cleaning up after a large oak tree fell in Anderson County.
    Crews are cleaning up after a large oak tree fell in Anderson County.
  • Cowpens Man Killed In Cherokee Co. Crash

    Cowpens Man Killed In Cherokee Co. Crash

    Saturday, April 19 2014 7:55 AM EDT2014-04-19 11:55:49 GMT
    The 51-year-old male from Cowpens was trapped inside the vehicle and extracted, authorities say.The 51-year-old male from Cowpens was trapped inside the vehicle and extracted, authorities say.
    One person is dead after a crash in Cherokee County Friday.  The South Carolina Highway Patrol says it happened around 4:30 p.m. on East Cudd Road, two miles south of Chesnee.
    One person is dead after a crash in Cherokee County Friday.  The South Carolina Highway Patrol says it happened around 4:30 p.m. on East Cudd Road, two miles south of Chesnee.
  • 4 Injured In Hendersonville Apartment Fire

    4 Injured In Hendersonville Apartment Fire

    Friday, April 18 2014 10:34 PM EDT2014-04-19 02:34:29 GMT
    Four people were injured in a Hendersonville apartment fire Friday morning.  It happened at Ivy Terrace Apartments on West Allen Street around 4 a.m.
    Four people were injured in a Hendersonville apartment fire Friday morning.  It happened at Ivy Terrace Apartments on West Allen Street around 4 a.m.
  • Former Police Officer Faces Domestic Violence Charges

    Former Police Officer Faces Domestic Violence Charges

    Friday, April 18 2014 8:49 PM EDT2014-04-19 00:49:19 GMT
    SLED says Christopher Whitfield faces criminal domestic violence charges.SLED says Christopher Whitfield faces criminal domestic violence charges.
    SLED says a former Williamston officer faces criminal domestic violence charges.
    SLED says a former Williamston officer faces criminal domestic violence charges.
  • Deputies Investigate Spartanburg Armed Robbery

    Deputies Investigate Spartanburg Armed Robbery

    Friday, April 18 2014 8:26 PM EDT2014-04-19 00:26:38 GMT
    Surveillance picture of suspect in armed robbery at the Lil' Cricket.Surveillance picture of suspect in armed robbery at the Lil' Cricket.
    Deputies looking for clues in the armed robbery of a Lil' Cricket in Spartanburg Wednesday.
    Deputies looking for clues in the armed robbery of a Lil' Cricket in Spartanburg Wednesday.
  • Rooster On The Run In Greenville

    Rooster On The Run In Greenville

    Friday, April 18 2014 6:59 PM EDT2014-04-18 22:59:03 GMT
    Calls to quiet rooster crowing in Greenville’s Nicholtown are growing louder.Calls to quiet rooster crowing in Greenville’s Nicholtown are growing louder.
    A Greenville neighborhood is being kept up all hours of the night by a real ‘party animal.’
    A Greenville neighborhood is being kept up all hours of the night by a real ‘party animal.’
  • Upstate Runners Head To Boston Marathon

    Upstate Runners Head To Boston Marathon

    Friday, April 18 2014 6:54 PM EDT2014-04-18 22:54:56 GMT
    Upstate Runners Head To Boston MarathonUpstate Runners Head To Boston Marathon
    The Boston Marathon is just days away and as thousands of people head to Boston, Upstate runners will be there too.
    The Boston Marathon is just days away and as thousands of people head to Boston, Upstate runners will be there too.
  • 1 Week, 2 Kids, 2 Guns, 2 Fatal Shootings in SC

    1 Week, 2 Kids, 2 Guns, 2 Fatal Shootings in SC

    Friday, April 18 2014 5:41 PM EDT2014-04-18 21:41:40 GMT
    Two young children got a hold of guns and accidentally shot and killed someone in the past week in South Carolina. 7 On Your Side looked into what laws are in place to hold gun owners accountable when their weapons get into kids' hands.
    Two young children got a hold of guns and accidentally shot and killed someone in the past week in South Carolina. 7 On Your Side looked into what laws are in place to hold gun owners accountable when their weapons get into kids' hands.
  • Your Rights In Car Repossessions

    Your Rights In Car Repossessions

    Friday, April 18 2014 5:30 PM EDT2014-04-18 21:30:11 GMT
    Do you know South Carolina's laws on auto repossession? Consumer Affairs says it's one of the most popular complaints it gets. The problem is, many people don't know their rights or they get in over their head with a lender.
    Do you know South Carolina's laws on auto repossession? Consumer Affairs says it's one of the most popular complaints it gets. The problem is, many people don't know their rights or they get in over their head with a lender.
  • Child Accidentally Shoots And Kills Woman In Easley

    Child Accidentally Shoots And Kills Woman In Easley

    Friday, April 18 2014 12:28 PM EDT2014-04-18 16:28:32 GMT
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    Easley Police tell 7 On Your Side a 6-year-old child in the back seat found the gun on the floor board and fired it, accidentally killing Alexandra Anita Santos.
    Easley Police tell 7 On Your Side a 6-year-old child in the back seat found the gun on the floor board and fired it, accidentally killing Alexandra Anita Santos.
  • One Dead After Wreck On Main Street In Greenville

    One Dead After Wreck On Main Street In Greenville

    Friday, April 18 2014 11:42 AM EDT2014-04-18 15:42:18 GMT
    Brockman was pronounced dead at the scene shortly after midnight.Brockman was pronounced dead at the scene shortly after midnight.
    Officials say 25-year-old Kendrick Jamarkis Brockman, of Piedmont, was driving north on the 1500 block of Main Street when he lost control, hitting several trees in the median.
    Officials say 25-year-old Kendrick Jamarkis Brockman, of Piedmont, was driving north on the 1500 block of Main Street when he lost control, hitting several trees in the median.
  • 5 Fire Departments Battle Blacksburg Fire

    5 Fire Departments Battle Blacksburg Fire

    Friday, April 18 2014 7:08 AM EDT2014-04-18 11:08:17 GMT
    Five fire departments are on the scene of a structure fire in Blacksburg. Five fire departments are on the scene of a structure fire in Blacksburg.
    Five fire departments are on the scene of a structure fire in Blacksburg. That's in Cherokee County.Cherokee County Dispatch says the call came in around after 5 a.m. Friday for a fire on Huffman Road.
    Five fire departments are on the scene of a structure fire in Blacksburg. That's in Cherokee County.Cherokee County Dispatch says the call came in around after 5 a.m. Friday for a fire on Huffman Road.
  • Shots Fired After Armed Robbery At Anderson Store

    Shots Fired After Armed Robbery At Anderson Store

    Friday, April 18 2014 12:29 AM EDT2014-04-18 04:29:11 GMT
    Anderson police are searching for an armed robbery suspect.Anderson police are searching for an armed robbery suspect.
    Anderson police are searching for an armed robbery suspect. According to Lt. David Creamer, the call came in just after 9 p.m. Thursday for shots fired inside and outside the Thomas Food Mart on Tribble Street. Lt. Creamer says the suspect fled on foot.
    Anderson police are searching for an armed robbery suspect. According to Lt. David Creamer, the call came in just after 9 p.m. Thursday for shots fired inside and outside the Thomas Food Mart on Tribble Street. Lt. Creamer says the suspect fled on foot.
  • Stolen Car Found Submerged In Boiling Springs Pond

    Stolen Car Found Submerged In Boiling Springs Pond

    Thursday, April 17 2014 11:52 PM EDT2014-04-18 03:52:10 GMT
    The Spartanburg County Sheriff's office dive team investigated a submerged car in a pond off Mountain View Road Thursday night.
    The Spartanburg County Sheriff's office dive team investigated a submerged car in a pond off Mountain View Road Thursday night.
  • Highway Patrol Recruiting New Troopers in NC, SC

    Highway Patrol Recruiting New Troopers in NC, SC

    Thursday, April 17 2014 6:32 PM EDT2014-04-17 22:32:46 GMT
    North Carolina Highway Patrol is short roughly 200 troopers statewide.North Carolina Highway Patrol is short roughly 200 troopers statewide.

    The Highway Patrol in North Carolina and South Carolina are actively looking for recruits.

    The Highway Patrol in North Carolina and South Carolina are actively looking for recruits.

  • Suspect Arrested After Attempted Robbery of Laurens Restaurant

    Suspect Arrested After Attempted Robbery of Laurens Restaurant

    Thursday, April 17 2014 6:18 PM EDT2014-04-17 22:18:20 GMT
    Randall Scott Gambrell, Jr., 26, was charged with attempted armed robbery.Randall Scott Gambrell, Jr., 26, was charged with attempted armed robbery.
    Officials say Randall Scott Gambrell, Jr. was charged with attempted armed robbery after they were called to Sam's Country Kitchen on Torrington Road around 7:15 p.m. Wednesday.
    Officials say Randall Scott Gambrell, Jr. was charged with attempted armed robbery after they were called to Sam's Country Kitchen on Torrington Road around 7:15 p.m. Wednesday.
  • Anderson County Man Accused Of Stealing Trailer

    Anderson County Man Accused Of Stealing Trailer

    Thursday, April 17 2014 4:48 PM EDT2014-04-17 20:48:15 GMT
    Richard McCoy Faces A Charge Of Petit LarcenyRichard McCoy Faces A Charge Of Petit Larceny
    Deputies arrested Richard Danny McCoy of Williamston and charged him with petit theft. Investigators say McCoy stole a utility trailer on April 14 from a home on Monticello Circle in Anderson. The incident was caught on camera by the homeowner's security system. 
    Deputies arrested Richard Danny McCoy of Williamston and charged him with petit theft. Investigators say McCoy stole a utility trailer on April 14 from a home on Monticello Circle in Anderson. The incident was caught on camera by the homeowner's security system. 
  • Easley Man On The Run Arrested In Georgia

    Easley Man On The Run Arrested In Georgia

    Thursday, April 17 2014 4:43 PM EDT2014-04-17 20:43:34 GMT
    Jason Larson Faces Attempted Murder ChargesJason Larson Faces Attempted Murder Charges
    Deputies arrested Jason Larson Tuesday and booked him into the DeKalb County Detention Center. Larson is accused in a shooting on Highland Road in Easley back on April 9.
    Deputies arrested Jason Larson Tuesday and booked him into the DeKalb County Detention Center. Larson is accused in a shooting on Highland Road in Easley back on April 9.
  • Ice Cream Trucks Raise Questions About Food Stamp Use

    Ice Cream Trucks Raise Questions About Food Stamp Use

    Thursday, April 17 2014 3:20 PM EDT2014-04-17 19:20:11 GMT
    After getting "constituent complaints" an Upstate Congressman asks the state to investigate use of food stamps by a local business.After getting "constituent complaints" an Upstate Congressman asks the state to investigate use of food stamps by a local business.
    An fleet of ice cream trucks sells frozen treats for food stamps.  Some neighbors question whether that's legal.  7 On Your Side checked with state and federal regulators.
    An fleet of ice cream trucks sells frozen treats for food stamps.  Some neighbors question whether that's legal.  7 On Your Side checked with state and federal regulators.
  • Two Wrecks: One Involving a Fire Truck on I-85 in Anderson

    Two Wrecks: One Involving a Fire Truck on I-85 in Anderson

    Thursday, April 17 2014 2:29 AM EDT2014-04-17 06:29:15 GMT
    Two accidents, one involving a fire truck, on I-85 North in Anderson County Wednesday.Two accidents, one involving a fire truck, on I-85 North in Anderson County Wednesday.
    Two people are injured after a fire truck was hit on I-85 Northbound Wednesday night in one of two wrecks.
    Two people are injured after a fire truck was hit on I-85 Northbound Wednesday night in one of two wrecks.
  • Police: Body Found In Union Is Missing Man

    Police: Body Found In Union Is Missing Man

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 8:17 PM EDT2014-04-17 00:17:46 GMT
    Raymond Davis, MissingRaymond Davis, Missing
    City of Union Public Safety investigators now say body found is a man reported missing Tuesday night.
    City of Union Public Safety investigators now say body found is a man reported missing Tuesday night.
  • Blacksburg Volunteer Fire Dept. Sign Sparks Controversy

    Blacksburg Volunteer Fire Dept. Sign Sparks Controversy

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 6:48 PM EDT2014-04-16 22:48:41 GMT
    This saying was posted outside the Blacksburg Volunteer Fire Department Monday night and was replaced with another version Wednesday.This saying was posted outside the Blacksburg Volunteer Fire Department Monday night and was replaced with another version Wednesday.

    A sign meant to make people think also got people talking in the Town of Blacksburg.

    A sign meant to make people think also got people talking in the Town of Blacksburg.

  • Motorcyclist Dies After Crash In Laurens Co.

    Motorcyclist Dies After Crash In Laurens Co.

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 5:33 PM EDT2014-04-16 21:33:52 GMT
    The crash happened on Friday about 2 miles south of Waterloo when the driver lost control, ran off the road and hit a tree. The crash happened on Friday about 2 miles south of Waterloo when the driver lost control, ran off the road and hit a tree.
    The driver of a motorcycle has died after a crash on Bob White Drive in Laurens County.
    The driver of a motorcycle has died after a crash on Bob White Drive in Laurens County.
  • Dismissed Clemson QB Kelly Apologizes

    Dismissed Clemson QB Kelly Apologizes

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 4:52 PM EDT2014-04-16 20:52:31 GMT
    Chad Kelly was dismissed from the team Monday by Clemson coach Dabo Swinney for a pattern of conduct detrimental to the team.Chad Kelly was dismissed from the team Monday by Clemson coach Dabo Swinney for a pattern of conduct detrimental to the team.
    Former Clemson quarterback Chad Kelly apologized for his behavior with the Tigers and believes he can learn from the experience.
    Former Clemson quarterback Chad Kelly apologized for his behavior with the Tigers and believes he can learn from the experience.
  • Cherokee Co. Launches Partnership To Reduce Traffic Deaths

    Cherokee Co. Launches Partnership To Reduce Traffic Deaths

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 4:34 PM EDT2014-04-16 20:34:38 GMT
    Increased enforcements to reduce traffic deathsIncreased enforcements to reduce traffic deaths
    Law enforcement says it is seeing more fatal wrecks on Upstate roads this year, and agencies are increasing efforts to protect you as you travel.
    Law enforcement says it is seeing more fatal wrecks on Upstate roads this year, and agencies are increasing efforts to protect you as you travel.

  • SCDOT To Fix Cherokee Co. Bridge

    SCDOT To Fix Cherokee Co. Bridge

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 12:51 PM EDT2014-04-16 16:51:48 GMT
    New bridge on Baker Road in Cherokee CountyNew bridge on Baker Road in Cherokee County
    The South Carolina Department of Transportation plans to build a new bridge over Limestone Creek on Baker Road in Cherokee County.
    The South Carolina Department of Transportation plans to build a new bridge over Limestone Creek on Baker Road in Cherokee County.
  • Controversial 'Donkey' Litter Signs Moved In Laurens

    Controversial 'Donkey' Litter Signs Moved In Laurens

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 12:47 PM EDT2014-04-16 16:47:17 GMT
    The signs reading "Don't Litter Jack," then showing a cartoon image of a donkey were later installed in a neighborhood that requested them.The signs reading "Don't Litter Jack," then showing a cartoon image of a donkey were later installed in a neighborhood that requested them.
    Two signs urging people to stop littering in Laurens have been moved after the city was asked to remove them from state right of ways by the South Carolina Department of Transportation.
    Two signs urging people to stop littering in Laurens have been moved after the city was asked to remove them from state right of ways by the South Carolina Department of Transportation.
  • Oconee Co. Passes Distracted Driving Law

    Oconee Co. Passes Distracted Driving Law

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 10:26 PM EDT2014-04-16 02:26:34 GMT
    Oconee County Breaks Ground On New JailOconee County Breaks Ground On New Jail
    Drivers in Oconee County will need to stop texting or talking on the phone while driving now that leaders have passed a new ordinance.
    Drivers in Oconee County will need to stop texting or talking on the phone while driving now that leaders have passed a new ordinance.
  • Fire Destroys House In Gaffney, 3 Escape

    Fire Destroys House In Gaffney, 3 Escape

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 7:07 PM EDT2014-04-15 23:07:28 GMT
    Three people managed to escape from a house fire in Gaffney Tuesday. Fire officials say it happened on 7th Street and likely started by a stove burner which was left turned on.
    Three people managed to escape from a house fire in Gaffney Tuesday. Fire officials say it happened on 7th Street and likely started by a stove burner which was left turned on.
  • Some Upstate Schools Will See Increase In Police Presence

    Some Upstate Schools Will See Increase In Police Presence

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 6:49 PM EDT2014-04-15 22:49:51 GMT
    Law enforcement increasing presence at area schoolsLaw enforcement increasing presence at area schools
    The Oconee County Sheriff's Office is taking two bold steps to increase its presence and prevent dangerous situations on school campuses.
    The Oconee County Sheriff's Office is taking two bold steps to increase its presence and prevent dangerous situations on school campuses.

  • Work Underway At Dangerous Jonesville Intersection

    Work Underway At Dangerous Jonesville Intersection

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 6:00 PM EDT2014-04-15 22:00:18 GMT
    An intersection drivers have long said is dangerous in one Upstate county, is finally getting a fix. Construction has begun to redesign Highway 176 at New Hope Church Road in Union County.
    An intersection drivers have long said is dangerous in one Upstate county, is finally getting a fix. Construction has begun to redesign Highway 176 at New Hope Church Road in Union County.
  • FFRF Complains Clemson Violates Football Players’ Constitutional Rights

    FFRF Complains Clemson Violates Football Players’ Constitutional Rights

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 4:39 PM EDT2014-04-15 20:39:44 GMT
    The Freedom From Religion Foundation sent a formal complaint to Clemson University that Coach Dabo Swinney and team chaplain James Trapp are violating players' constitutional rights by pushing Christian beliefs on them.The Freedom From Religion Foundation sent a formal complaint to Clemson University that Coach Dabo Swinney and team chaplain James Trapp are violating players' constitutional rights by pushing Christian beliefs on them.
    The Freedom From Religion Foundation sent a formal complaint to the Clemson University that team leaders are violating players' constitutional rights by pushing Christian beliefs on them.
    The Freedom From Religion Foundation sent a formal complaint to the Clemson University that team leaders are violating players' constitutional rights by pushing Christian beliefs on them.
  • Man Wanted After Shooting Between Cars In Pickens Area

    Man Wanted After Shooting Between Cars In Pickens Area

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 1:32 PM EDT2014-04-15 17:32:13 GMT
    Christopher Radrico Mayes, 35, is wanted for attempted murder.Christopher Radrico Mayes, 35, is wanted for attempted murder.
    Investigators say they were called to Henderson and Neely streets for a report of shots fired between two vehicles Monday. Officials were also dispatched to the Store and More Mobile Station outside the city limits for additional shots fired.
    Investigators say they were called to Henderson and Neely streets for a report of shots fired between two vehicles Monday. Officials were also dispatched to the Store and More Mobile Station outside the city limits for additional shots fired.
  • Union Police: Kid Steals BB Gun, Shoots At Cars

    Union Police: Kid Steals BB Gun, Shoots At Cars

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 12:58 PM EDT2014-04-15 16:58:28 GMT
    12yo Charged With Shooting Stolen BB Gun at passing cars12yo Charged With Shooting Stolen BB Gun at passing cars
    Union Police say a 12-year-old boy stole a BB gun from a Dollar General store and used it to shoot at cars in a parking lot on the N. Duncan Bypass.
    Union Police say a 12-year-old boy stole a BB gun from a Dollar General store and used it to shoot at cars in a parking lot on the N. Duncan Bypass.
  • 2 Women Sought In Oconee Co. Armed Robbery

    2 Women Sought In Oconee Co. Armed Robbery

    Monday, April 14 2014 1:52 PM EDT2014-04-14 17:52:05 GMT
    Search for two female suspects in armed robberySearch for two female suspects in armed robbery
    The Oconee County Sheriff's Office needs help finding two women who robbed the J&Z Food mart on Shiloh Road around 11:15 p.m. Saturday.
    The Oconee County Sheriff's Office needs help finding two women who robbed the J&Z Food mart on Shiloh Road around 11:15 p.m. Saturday.
  • 2 Evacuated from Early Morning Fire in Asheville

    2 Evacuated from Early Morning Fire in Asheville

    Monday, April 14 2014 12:58 PM EDT2014-04-14 16:58:38 GMT
    The Asheville Fire department is investigating a building that caught fire on Merrimon Avenue around 3:30 Monday morning.
    The Asheville Fire department is investigating a building that caught fire on Merrimon Avenue around 3:30 Monday morning.
  • One Person Killed in Pickens County Accident

    One Person Killed in Pickens County Accident

    Monday, April 14 2014 10:11 AM EDT2014-04-14 14:11:18 GMT
    One person killed in Pickens County wreck Saturday.One person killed in Pickens County wreck Saturday.
    The Pickens County Coroner's Office says one person is dead after a wreck there Saturday night.
    The Pickens County Coroner's Office says one person is dead after a wreck there Saturday night.
  • Shooting Kills 1 After Reports Of Prowler At Anderson Co. Home

    Shooting Kills 1 After Reports Of Prowler At Anderson Co. Home

    Monday, April 14 2014 5:35 AM EDT2014-04-14 09:35:00 GMT
    The Anderson County Sheriff's Office says it is investigating a shooting between a homeowner and suspected prowler.
    The Anderson County Sheriff's Office says it is investigating a shooting between a homeowner and suspected prowler.
  • Double Murder, Suicide Under Investigation In Hart Co.

    Double Murder, Suicide Under Investigation In Hart Co.

    Sunday, April 13 2014 5:40 PM EDT2014-04-13 21:40:58 GMT
    Spartanburg Public Safety officers are investigating a case of road rage after a man pulled out a gun and pointed it at another motorist.Spartanburg Public Safety officers are investigating a case of road rage after a man pulled out a gun and pointed it at another motorist.
    Sheriff Mike Cleveland said three people died in a double-murderandsuicide late Saturday night.
    Sheriff Mike Cleveland said three people died in a double-murderandsuicide late Saturday night.
  • Fleeing Driver, Others Injured During Police Chase In Clemson

    Fleeing Driver, Others Injured During Police Chase In Clemson

    Sunday, April 13 2014 8:33 AM EDT2014-04-13 12:33:48 GMT
    A Clemson Police chase ends with a wreck that sends the fleeing driver and others to the hospital, Sunday.
    A Clemson Police chase ends with a wreck that sends the fleeing driver and others to the hospital, Sunday.

  • Hot Time at the SC Chili Cook Off Championship

    Hot Time at the SC Chili Cook Off Championship

    Sunday, April 13 2014 12:37 AM EDT2014-04-13 04:37:11 GMT
    Cooks gather in Belton for SC Chili Cook Off Championship.Cooks gather in Belton for SC Chili Cook Off Championship.
    Fifty cooks gathered for the 5th annual South Carolina Chili Cook-Off Championship in Belton Saturday.
    Fifty cooks gathered for the 5th annual South Carolina Chili Cook-Off Championship in Belton Saturday.
  • Firefighters Battling Wildfire On Sassafras Mountain

    Firefighters Battling Wildfire On Sassafras Mountain

    Saturday, April 12 2014 7:10 PM EDT2014-04-12 23:10:11 GMT
    Forestry crews are battling a wildfire that has consumed about 100 acres on Sassafras MountainForestry crews are battling a wildfire that has consumed about 100 acres on Sassafras Mountain
    Forestry crews are battling a wildfire that has consumed about 100 acres on Sassafras Mountain on the North Carolina-South Carolina state line.
    Forestry crews are battling a wildfire that has consumed about 100 acres on Sassafras Mountain on the North Carolina-South Carolina state line.
  • Altercation Leads To Deadly Shooting In Pickens County

    Altercation Leads To Deadly Shooting In Pickens County

    Saturday, April 12 2014 1:21 PM EDT2014-04-12 17:21:24 GMT
    One person is dead after a shooting on Hannah Road in Pickens County.One person is dead after a shooting on Hannah Road in Pickens County.
    A man is dead and another man is in custody after an early morning shooting in Pickens County.
    A man is dead and another man is in custody after an early morning shooting in Pickens County.
  • Fire Crews Battle Fire on Sassafras Mountain

    Fire Crews Battle Fire on Sassafras Mountain

    Friday, April 11 2014 9:28 PM EDT2014-04-12 01:28:57 GMT
    SCFC battle a fire on Sassafras Mountain.SCFC battle a fire on Sassafras Mountain.
    SCFC fire crews are joining other fire agencies in battling a fire on Sassafras Mountain.
    SCFC fire crews are joining other fire agencies in battling a fire on Sassafras Mountain.
  • Anderson Co. Sheriff Warns Of Sweepstakes Scam

    Anderson Co. Sheriff Warns Of Sweepstakes Scam

    Friday, April 11 2014 10:39 AM EDT2014-04-11 14:39:55 GMT
    The Anderson County sheriff says a new scam - pretending to be the Publisher's Clearing House Sweepstakes - is being tried by phone.
    The Anderson County sheriff says a new scam - pretending to be the Publisher's Clearing House Sweepstakes - is being tried by phone.
  • 2 Injured After Motorcycles Collide In Anderson Co.

    2 Injured After Motorcycles Collide In Anderson Co.

    Friday, April 11 2014 5:09 AM EDT2014-04-11 09:09:55 GMT
    Two people are in the hospital after a motorcycle versus motorcycle wreck.Two people are in the hospital after a motorcycle versus motorcycle wreck.
    Two people are in the hospital after a motorcycle versus motorcycle wreck.It happened in Anderson County on Bryant Road near Whippoorwill Lane. That's also near the Looper Road Intersection.
    Two people are in the hospital after a motorcycle versus motorcycle wreck.It happened in Anderson County on Bryant Road near Whippoorwill Lane. That's also near the Looper Road Intersection.
  • Boil Water Advisory in Clinton

    Boil Water Advisory in Clinton

    Thursday, April 10 2014 8:42 PM EDT2014-04-11 00:42:59 GMT
    Boil Water Advisory Issued For City of ClintonBoil Water Advisory Issued For City of Clinton
    A boil water advisory is in effect for the city of Clinton while a water main is being repaired.
    A boil water advisory is in effect for the city of Clinton while a water main is being repaired.
  • SC Legislature Approves Bill To Drop Exit Exam As Must For Graduation

    SC Legislature Approves Bill To Drop Exit Exam As Must For Graduation

    Thursday, April 10 2014 6:45 PM EDT2014-04-10 22:45:32 GMT
    State lawmakers gave final approve to bill that would eliminate high school exit exams.State lawmakers gave final approve to bill that would eliminate high school exit exams.

    The bill that would end a three-decade-old requirement that high school students must pass an exit exam to graduate is now headed to Gov. Haley’s desk.

    The bill that would end a three-decade-old requirement that high school students must pass an exit exam to graduate is now headed to Gov. Haley’s desk.

  • Jostens' Laurens Facility Relocating Production To Mexico

    Jostens' Laurens Facility Relocating Production To Mexico

    Thursday, April 10 2014 1:33 PM EDT2014-04-10 17:33:34 GMT
    Sixty-seven jobs will be lost in the move by the end of September, according to our coverage partners at GSA Business.
    Sixty-seven jobs will be lost in the move by the end of September, according to our coverage partners at GSA Business.
  • Man Arrested After Oconee Co. High Speed Chase, Search

    Man Arrested After Oconee Co. High Speed Chase, Search

    Thursday, April 10 2014 12:53 PM EDT2014-04-10 16:53:33 GMT
    The Oconee County Sheriff's Office has arrested a Townville man after an early morning chase in Oconee County. Deputies say 27-year-old Curtis Justin Bearden was taken into custody around noon Thursday.
    The Oconee County Sheriff's Office has arrested a Townville man after an early morning chase in Oconee County. Deputies say 27-year-old Curtis Justin Bearden was taken into custody around noon Thursday.
  • April Mugshots

    April Mugshots

    Thursday, April 10 2014 11:54 AM EDT2014-04-10 15:54:25 GMT

    April arrests made in the Upstate and western North Carolina.

    April arrests made in the Upstate and western North Carolina.

  • Pawn Shop Owner Arrested In Henderson Co.

    Pawn Shop Owner Arrested In Henderson Co.

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 1:49 PM EDT2014-04-09 17:49:40 GMT
    Robert (Bobby) Dean Hylemon, age 33 was arrest and charged with seven (7) felony counts of Possession of Stolen Goods.Robert (Bobby) Dean Hylemon, age 33 was arrest and charged with seven (7) felony counts of Possession of Stolen Goods.
    Daily Dollar Pawn shop owner Robert (Bobby) Dean Hylemon, age 33 was arrest and charged with seven (7) felony counts of Possession of Stolen Goods.
    Daily Dollar Pawn shop owner Robert (Bobby) Dean Hylemon, age 33 was arrest and charged with seven (7) felony counts of Possession of Stolen Goods.
  • Man Charged In Fatal Laurens Co. Shooting

    Man Charged In Fatal Laurens Co. Shooting

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 7:07 PM EDT2014-04-08 23:07:40 GMT
    Deputies from the Laurens County Sheriff's Office say when they got to the home, they found one person dead.Deputies from the Laurens County Sheriff's Office say when they got to the home, they found one person dead.
    One person is dead after a shooting on Cochise Road in Waterloo Tuesday.  Deputies from the Laurens County Sheriff's Office say when they got to the home, they found one person dead.
    One person is dead after a shooting on Cochise Road in Waterloo Tuesday.  Deputies from the Laurens County Sheriff's Office say when they got to the home, they found one person dead.
  • Upstate Company Plans Underground Injections Near Toxic Plume After Neighbors Sue

    Upstate Company Plans Underground Injections Near Toxic Plume After Neighbors Sue

    Monday, April 7 2014 7:03 PM EDT2014-04-07 23:03:08 GMT
    A company plans "remediation" to handle an underground plume of chemicals that neighbors said made them sick.A company plans "remediation" to handle an underground plume of chemicals that neighbors said made them sick.
    Celanese Corporation took steps to "remediate" an underground plume of chloroform after neighbors filed a class action lawsuit claiming the chemicals made them sick.
    Celanese Corporation took steps to "remediate" an underground plume of chloroform after neighbors filed a class action lawsuit claiming the chemicals made them sick.
  • MUGS: Multiple Arrests Made In Oconee Co. Interdiction

    MUGS: Multiple Arrests Made In Oconee Co. Interdiction

    Monday, April 7 2014 3:34 PM EDT2014-04-07 19:34:48 GMT
    Officials in the Upstate made several felony arrests during an interdiction late last week in Oconee County.
    Officials in the Upstate made several felony arrests during an interdiction late last week in Oconee County.
  • Oconee Co. Elementary Principal Arrested

    Oconee Co. Elementary Principal Arrested

    Friday, April 4 2014 10:01 PM EDT2014-04-05 02:01:11 GMT
    Mugshot: Oconee Co. Detention CenterMugshot: Oconee Co. Detention Center
    Blue Ridge Elementary Principal, Idasa Cobb has been arrested on charges of failure to report child abuse or neglect, according to the Oconee County Detention Center.
    Blue Ridge Elementary Principal, Idasa Cobb has been arrested on charges of failure to report child abuse or neglect, according to the Oconee County Detention Center.
  • Health Care Campus In The Works For Henderson County

    Health Care Campus In The Works For Henderson County

    Friday, April 4 2014 11:57 AM EDT2014-04-04 15:57:16 GMT
    The city of Hendersonville has a contract to purchase the property at the corner of 6th Street and North Oak Street.  The county will design, construct and pay for the building.The city of Hendersonville has a contract to purchase the property at the corner of 6th Street and North Oak Street. The county will design, construct and pay for the building.
    Plans are in the works for a new 60,000-square-foot educational campus for health care sciences in Henderson County.
    Plans are in the works for a new 60,000-square-foot educational campus for health care sciences in Henderson County.
  • Family Asked To Clear Graves At Hendersonville Cemetery

    Family Asked To Clear Graves At Hendersonville Cemetery

    Friday, April 4 2014 11:45 AM EDT2014-04-04 15:45:51 GMT
    Crews at Oakdale Cemetery are planning a spring cleanup event in Hendersonville.Crews at Oakdale Cemetery are planning a spring cleanup event in Hendersonville.
    Crews at Oakdale Cemetery are asking and family members with artificial flowers in poor condition, potted flowers, or baskets on a grave that they want to keep, to remove them by April 18. T
    Crews at Oakdale Cemetery are asking and family members with artificial flowers in poor condition, potted flowers, or baskets on a grave that they want to keep, to remove them by April 18. 
  • March Mugshots

    March Mugshots

    Friday, April 4 2014 10:49 AM EDT2014-04-04 14:49:54 GMT
    March arrests made in the Upstate and western North Carolina.
    March arrests made in the Upstate and western North Carolina.
  • Teen Charged With Murder Now In Custody in Haywood County

    Teen Charged With Murder Now In Custody in Haywood County

    Thursday, April 3 2014 10:20 PM EDT2014-04-04 02:20:25 GMT
    Haywood County deputies say a teen charged in the murder of her father is now in custody there.Haywood County deputies say a teen charged in the murder of her father is now in custody there.
    Haywood County deputies say a teen charged in the murder of her father is now in custody there.
    Haywood County deputies say a teen charged in the murder of her father is now in custody there.
  • Chase Ends In Wreck On Hwy 74 In Polk Co.

    Chase Ends In Wreck On Hwy 74 In Polk Co.

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 1:12 PM EDT2014-04-02 17:12:09 GMT
    A chase that started in Cleveland County, NC ended in a crash On Highway 74 in Polk County Monday afternoon.A chase that started in Cleveland County, NC ended in a crash On Highway 74 in Polk County Monday afternoon.
    Troopers tell us two people were in a silver Honda that tried to get away. Deputies used stop sticks near the 167 mile marker on Highway 74. The car swerved off the road and hit a pickup truck.
    Troopers tell us two people were in a silver Honda that tried to get away. Deputies used stop sticks near the 167 mile marker on Highway 74. The car swerved off the road and hit a pickup truck.
  • Duke Energy Testing Sirens Around Oconee Nuclear Station Wednesday

    Duke Energy Testing Sirens Around Oconee Nuclear Station Wednesday

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 12:40 PM EDT2014-04-02 16:40:37 GMT
    Duke Energy Testing Sirens Around Oconee Nuclear Station WednesdayDuke Energy Testing Sirens Around Oconee Nuclear Station Wednesday
    Duke Energy will test sirens around the Oconee Nuclear Station on Wednesday, April 9 at 11:50 a.m.
    Duke Energy will test sirens around the Oconee Nuclear Station on Wednesday, April 9 at 11:50 a.m.
  • Results Of Oconee County Dist. 3 Special Election

    Results Of Oconee County Dist. 3 Special Election

    Tuesday, April 1 2014 8:52 PM EDT2014-04-02 00:52:21 GMT
    Oconee County District 3 Votes To Fill Vacant Council SeatOconee County District 3 Votes To Fill Vacant Council Seat
    Tuesday night, voters went to the polls for a special election in Oconee County to fill the Council District 3 Seat. Andy Inabinet beat out Paul Cain to become your new councilman.
    Tuesday night, voters went to the polls for a special election in Oconee County to fill the Council District 3 Seat. Andy Inabinet beat out Paul Cain to become your new councilman.
  • Fighting Wildfires Is Burning Hole In Taxpayers’ Pockets

    Fighting Wildfires Is Burning Hole In Taxpayers’ Pockets

    Tuesday, April 1 2014 6:33 PM EDT2014-04-01 22:33:53 GMT
    Firefighters battled nearly 5,000 wildfires across the Carolinas in 2013.Firefighters battled nearly 5,000 wildfires across the Carolinas in 2013.

    The cost of fire suppression is adding up, according to a report by the National Interagency Fire Center.

    The cost of fire suppression is adding up, according to a report by the National Interagency Fire Center.

  • Walhalla HS Asst. Principal Resigns After "Honey Boo Boo" Post

    Walhalla HS Asst. Principal Resigns After "Honey Boo Boo" Post

    Tuesday, April 1 2014 5:47 PM EDT2014-04-01 21:47:04 GMT
    Fowler was placed on administrative leave after allegedly posting a picture of a kindergartener with the caption, “Honey Boo Boo at Walmart.”Fowler was placed on administrative leave after allegedly posting a picture of a kindergartener with the caption, “Honey Boo Boo at Walmart.”
    Walhalla High School Assistant Principal, Charlie Fowler, has resigned after being accused of a controversial post to Facebook.
    Walhalla High School Assistant Principal, Charlie Fowler, has resigned after being accused of a controversial post to Facebook.
  • Haywood County Teen Charged With Murdering Father Awaiting Extradition

    Haywood County Teen Charged With Murdering Father Awaiting Extradition

    Tuesday, April 1 2014 12:56 PM EDT2014-04-01 16:56:36 GMT
    A 17-year-old teen is being charged as an adult with first-degree murder in the shooting death of her father.A 17-year-old teen is being charged as an adult with first-degree murder in the shooting death of her father.
    A 17-year-old teen is being charged as an adult with first-degree murder in the shooting death of her father. According to the Haywood County Sheriff's Office, Crystal Brooke Howell of Haywood County, NC was arrested Sunday in Richmond County, GA.
    A 17-year-old teen is being charged as an adult with first-degree murder in the shooting death of her father. According to the Haywood County Sheriff's Office, Crystal Brooke Howell of Haywood County, NC was arrested Sunday in Richmond County, GA.
  • Westminster Man Faces Drug And Explosives Charges

    Westminster Man Faces Drug And Explosives Charges

    Monday, March 31 2014 5:00 PM EDT2014-03-31 21:00:44 GMT
    Steven Neal Was Charged With Possession Of Drugs And ExplosivesSteven Neal Was Charged With Possession Of Drugs And Explosives
    Oconee County Sheriff's deputies arrested Steven Neal of Westminster over the weekend and charged him with possession of a controlled substance, meth possession and possession of a pipe bomb.
    Oconee County Sheriff's deputies arrested Steven Neal of Westminster over the weekend and charged him with possession of a controlled substance, meth possession and possession of a pipe bomb.
  • Greenville Co. Population Growing Most in Upstate, Experts Credit Jobs

    Greenville Co. Population Growing Most in Upstate, Experts Credit Jobs

    Friday, March 28 2014 6:16 PM EDT2014-03-28 22:16:18 GMT
    Greenville Co. Population Growing The Most, Experts Credit JobsGreenville Co. Population Growing The Most, Experts Credit Jobs
    New estimates from the Census Bureau show that Greenville, Spartanburg and Anderson County all saw population increases from July 2012 to July 2013. Economic experts explain growth is something everyone should be excited about.
    New estimates from the Census Bureau show that Greenville, Spartanburg and Anderson County all saw population increases from July 2012 to July 2013. Economic experts explain growth is something everyone should be excited about.
  • Rutherford Men Accused of Having Stolen Guns, Property, Drugs

    Rutherford Men Accused of Having Stolen Guns, Property, Drugs

    Friday, March 28 2014 11:57 AM EDT2014-03-28 15:57:28 GMT
    Jacob Tyler Buchanan faces several charges after deputies served a search warrant at his home.Jacob Tyler Buchanan faces several charges after deputies served a search warrant at his home.
    The Rutherford County Sheriff's Office says deputies found 5 grams of methamphetamine, 72 grams of marijuana, 1 stolen wheeler, 2 stolen guns and 11 road signs inside the home on Morning Star Lake Road.
    The Rutherford County Sheriff's Office says deputies found 5 grams of methamphetamine, 72 grams of marijuana, 1 stolen wheeler, 2 stolen guns and 11 road signs inside the home on Morning Star Lake Road.
  • Anderson Co. Grant Money Available For Home Repairs

    Anderson Co. Grant Money Available For Home Repairs

    Thursday, March 27 2014 5:22 PM EDT2014-03-27 21:22:08 GMT
    Anderson Co. Grant Money Available For Home RepairsAnderson Co. Grant Money Available For Home Repairs
    New windows, insulation and a heater helped keep the Farrows home warm during the previous winter months. The upgrades came from grant money Anderson County gets each year to update homes.
    New windows, insulation and a heater helped keep the Farrows home warm during the previous winter months. The upgrades came from grant money Anderson County gets each year to update homes.
  • Seneca's BorgWarner Plant Now Making Part For Toyota

    Seneca's BorgWarner Plant Now Making Part For Toyota

    Friday, March 21 2014 4:58 PM EDT2014-03-21 20:58:35 GMT
    Seneca's BorgWarner Plant Now Making Part For ToyotaSeneca's BorgWarner Plant Now Making Part For Toyota
    One of the most complicated parts for Toyota's Tundra Truck is now being made right here in Seneca, South Carolina.
    One of the most complicated parts for Toyota's Tundra Truck is now being made right here in Seneca, South Carolina.
  • Pendleton Elementary Students Pedaling Through Class

    Pendleton Elementary Students Pedaling Through Class

    Thursday, March 20 2014 5:14 PM EDT2014-03-20 21:14:20 GMT
    Pendleton Elementary Students Pedaling Through ClassPendleton Elementary Students Pedaling Through Class
    Bike desks in the 5th and 4th grade classes keep students active while they're learning each day at Pendleton Elementary School.
    Bike desks in the 5th and 4th grade classes keep students active while they're learning each day at Pendleton Elementary School.

  • 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.
  • S. C. Unemployment Rates Drop, More People Working

    S. C. Unemployment Rates Drop, More People Working

    Monday, March 17 2014 5:32 PM EDT2014-03-17 21:32:36 GMT
    Governor Nikki Haley talking about new unemployment numbers. Governor Nikki Haley talking about new unemployment numbers.
    South Carolina's unemployment rate dropped to 6.4 % in January 2014 from 6.6% in December 2013 meanwhile the National Unemployment rate is at 6.7%.
    South Carolina's unemployment rate dropped to 6.4 % in January 2014 from 6.6% in December 2013 meanwhile the National Unemployment rate is at 6.7%.
  • Clemson Student Research Could Lower Testing Cost For Diabetics

    Clemson Student Research Could Lower Testing Cost For Diabetics

    Friday, March 14 2014 5:58 PM EDT2014-03-14 21:58:25 GMT
    Clemson Student Research Could Lower Testing Cost For DiabetesClemson Student Research Could Lower Testing Cost For Diabetes
    Clemson University students have developed a new and cheaper way for diabetics to test blood sugar. They're now working to start testing the equipment on humans.
    Clemson University students have developed a new and cheaper way for diabetics to test blood sugar. They're now working to start testing the equipment on humans.
  • Anderson Group Plans Dog Park For Downtown

    Anderson Group Plans Dog Park For Downtown

    Thursday, March 13 2014 4:37 PM EDT2014-03-13 20:37:27 GMT
    Anderson group planning on building dog park in Downtown Anderson.Anderson group planning on building dog park in Downtown Anderson.
    An Anderson group has drawn up plans to build a dog park in downtown. They're hoping people will help them raise the money needed for the play space for "man's best friend."
    An Anderson group has drawn up plans to build a dog park in downtown. They're hoping people will help them raise the money needed for the play space for "man's best friend."
  • Ukrainian Clemson Students Watching Crisis At Home Closely

    Ukrainian Clemson Students Watching Crisis At Home Closely

    Monday, March 3 2014 5:20 PM EST2014-03-03 22:20:40 GMT
     Clemson grad students from Ukraine are keeping close contact with family and watching the crisis at home escalate. They've had a hard time sleeping as tension builds.
     Clemson grad students from Ukraine are keeping close contact with family and watching the crisis at home escalate. They've had a hard time sleeping as tension builds.
  • 45 Students Ready For Regional Spelling Bee

    45 Students Ready For Regional Spelling Bee

    Friday, February 28 2014 4:23 PM EST2014-02-28 21:23:48 GMT
    45 Students Ready For Regional Spelling Bee45 Students Ready For Regional Spelling Bee
    They've mastered their local spelling bees and now 45 students from the Anderson, Greenwood, Abbeville and Oconee areas will compete for a chance to go to the Scripp's National Spelling Bee.
    They've mastered their local spelling bees and now 45 students from the Anderson, Greenwood, Abbeville and Oconee areas will compete for a chance to go to the Scripp's National Spelling Bee.
  • Anderson Co. Schools Propose 1% Sales Tax Increase

    Anderson Co. Schools Propose 1% Sales Tax Increase

    Thursday, February 27 2014 5:08 PM EST2014-02-27 22:08:40 GMT
    Anderson Co. Schools Propose 1% Sales Tax IncreaseAnderson Co. Schools Propose 1% Sales Tax Increase
    Anderson County School Districts and the Anderson County Board of Education have all approved a 1% sales tax increase in Anderson County. They say the revenue would help lower property taxes and provide more training for high school students.
    Anderson County School Districts and the Anderson County Board of Education have all approved a 1% sales tax increase in Anderson County. They say the revenue would help lower property taxes and provide more training for high school students.
  • High Power Bills Shock People Across the Upstate

    High Power Bills Shock People Across the Upstate

    Tuesday, February 25 2014 4:46 PM EST2014-02-25 21:46:52 GMT
    High Power Bills Shock CarolinasHigh Power Bills Shock Carolinas
    A lot of you have contacted us about high power bills. We've been looking into what's caused the jump and collected some resources that can help.
    A lot of you have contacted us about high power bills. We've been looking into what's caused the jump and collected some resources that can help.
  • United Way's "211" Quickest Way to Get Help When It's Not An Emergency

    United Way's "211" Quickest Way to Get Help When It's Not An Emergency

    Wednesday, February 19 2014 5:37 PM EST2014-02-19 22:37:31 GMT
    United Way's "211" Quickest Way to Get Help When It's Not An EmergencyUnited Way's "211" Quickest Way to Get Help When It's Not An Emergency
    From financial help to healthcare United Way's 211 can get you help across the Upstate.
    From financial help to healthcare United Way's 211 can get you help across the Upstate.
  • Greenwood Co. Homeowners Reporting Minor Damage After Earthquake

    Greenwood Co. Homeowners Reporting Minor Damage After Earthquake

    Monday, February 17 2014 4:42 PM EST2014-02-17 21:42:10 GMT
    Cracks like this are a common sign of damage from a 4.1M Earthquake emergency leaders say.Cracks like this are a common sign of damage from a 4.1M Earthquake emergency leaders say.
    Cracked plaster is a common scene in Upstate homes after an earthquake rattled the area Friday night. The damage is minor but considered normal for at 4.1 magnitude quake says emergency leaders.
    Cracked plaster is a common scene in Upstate homes after an earthquake rattled the area Friday night. The damage is minor but considered normal for at 4.1 magnitude quake says emergency leaders.
  • Anderson Co., National Guard Use Humvees To Get Around In Snow

    Anderson Co., National Guard Use Humvees To Get Around In Snow

    Thursday, February 13 2014 4:38 PM EST2014-02-13 21:38:19 GMT
    Anderson County, National Guard Use Humvees To Get Around In SnowAnderson County, National Guard Use Humvees To Get Around In Snow
    Humvees aren’t the smoothest ride but when battling ice and snow they’re one of the safest options out there. Anderson County and the National Guard relied on the military vehicles to respond to emergencies during the storm.
    Humvees aren’t the smoothest ride but when battling ice and snow they’re one of the safest options out there. Anderson County and the National Guard relied on the military vehicles to respond to emergencies during the storm.
  • Emergency Leaders Asking People To Only Call 911 For Emergencies

    Emergency Leaders Asking People To Only Call 911 For Emergencies

    Tuesday, February 11 2014 7:20 PM EST2014-02-12 00:20:40 GMT
    Emergency Leaders Asking People To Only Call 911 For EmergenciesEmergency Leaders Asking People To Only Call 911 For Emergencies
    The second part of a massive snow storm is barreling into the Carolinas and Georgia. Dispatch centers are ready but asking people to only call if there is an actual emergency.
    The second part of a massive snow storm is barreling into the Carolinas and Georgia. Dispatch centers are ready but asking people to only call if there is an actual emergency.
  • What To Do Now Before Your Stranded in the Snow

    What To Do Now Before Your Stranded in the Snow

    Monday, February 10 2014 7:31 PM EST2014-02-11 00:31:00 GMT
    Winter Weather For The CarolinasWinter Weather For The Carolinas
    South Carolina Highway Patrol is bracing for several days of assisting drivers stranded on the side of the road. There are several things you can do now to make sure that you can remain calm.
    South Carolina Highway Patrol is bracing for several days of assisting drivers stranded on the side of the road. There are several things you can do now to make sure that you can remain calm.
  • Free Legal Clinics Offered In Spartanburg Co. In February

    Free Legal Clinics Offered In Spartanburg Co. In February

    Monday, February 10 2014 1:18 PM EST2014-02-10 18:18:47 GMT
    The SC Bar is sponsoring free legal clinics throughout Spartanburg County during February.
    The SC Bar is sponsoring free legal clinics throughout Spartanburg County during February.
  • Cameras Capture Everything at Upstate Schools

    Cameras Capture Everything at Upstate Schools

    Thursday, February 6 2014 5:38 PM EST2014-02-06 22:38:09 GMT
    Cameras Capture Everything at Upstate SchoolsCameras Capture Everything at Upstate Schools
    A brawl at an Upstate High School was captured from several different angles. Cell phones, parent cameras and Ware Shoals' security cameras.
    A brawl at an Upstate High School was captured from several different angles. Cell phones, parent cameras and Ware Shoals' security cameras.
  • Anderson Co. Now Accepting Pothole, Tall Grass and Other Complaints Through App

    Anderson Co. Now Accepting Pothole, Tall Grass and Other Complaints Through App

    Tuesday, February 4 2014 5:44 PM EST2014-02-04 22:44:29 GMT
    Anderson Co. Now Accepting Pothole, Tall Grass and Other Complaints Through AppAnderson Co. Now Accepting Pothole, Tall Grass and Other Complaints Through App
    Anderson County's Public Work's department is now accepting reports of problems through an app called "YourGOV."
    Anderson County's Public Work's department is now accepting reports of problems through an app called "YourGOV."
  • Piedmont Neighbors Try to Stop Thieves

    Piedmont Neighbors Try to Stop Thieves

    Monday, February 3 2014 4:20 PM EST2014-02-03 21:20:45 GMT
    Piedmont neighbors try to stop thieves. Piedmont neighbors try to stop thieves.
    Two men stole a heating and air unit from a home in Piedmont Saturday but because of two neighbors the crooks didn’t get away with the loot according to the Anderson County Sheriff's Office.
    Two men stole a heating and air unit from a home in Piedmont Saturday but because of two neighbors the crooks didn’t get away with the loot according to the Anderson County Sheriff's Office.
  • Two More Arrested in Anderson Co. Deadly Home Invasion

    Two More Arrested in Anderson Co. Deadly Home Invasion

    Friday, January 31 2014 5:20 PM EST2014-01-31 22:20:52 GMT
    Angela Rosalee Rogers, charged with accessory after the fact. Stephanie Rae Robinson, charged with Attempted Murder, Kidnapping and Attempted Armed Robbery.Angela Rosalee Rogers, charged with accessory after the fact. Stephanie Rae Robinson, charged with Attempted Murder, Kidnapping and Attempted Armed Robbery.
    Two more people have been arrested in connection with a deadly home invasion in Anderson County in December.
    Two more people have been arrested in connection with a deadly home invasion in Anderson County in December.
  • Habitat for Humanity Home Burglarized Weeks Before Family Moves In

    Habitat for Humanity Home Burglarized Weeks Before Family Moves In

    Friday, January 31 2014 9:49 AM EST2014-01-31 14:49:43 GMT
    Habitat for Humanity Home Burglarized Weeks Before Family Moves InHabitat for Humanity Home Burglarized Weeks Before Family Moves In
    A Pickens County Habitat for Humanity home was broken into and the thieves stole almost everything. It happened two weeks before the family was supposed to move in.
    A Pickens County Habitat for Humanity home was broken into and the thieves stole almost everything. It happened two weeks before the family was supposed to move in.
  • Hundreds Of Corrections Officer Jobs Available Across SC

    Hundreds Of Corrections Officer Jobs Available Across SC

    Thursday, January 30 2014 5:09 PM EST2014-01-30 22:09:48 GMT
    Tyger River Correctional hiring for 100 positions.Tyger River Correctional hiring for 100 positions.
    The Tyger River Correctional Facility held a recruitment event at SC Works in Spartanburg Thursday.
    The Tyger River Correctional Facility held a recruitment event at SC Works in Spartanburg Thursday.
  • Cover Your Head, Hands As Winter Chill Hits Carolinas

    Cover Your Head, Hands As Winter Chill Hits Carolinas

    Thursday, January 23 2014 5:31 PM EST2014-01-23 22:31:42 GMT
    Rising Cold Weather-Related Claims Can Cause Rate SpikesRising Cold Weather-Related Claims Can Cause Rate Spikes
    You lose most of your body heat through your head so wearing a hat can go a long way to keeping the rest of you warm.
    You lose most of your body heat through your head so wearing a hat can go a long way to keeping the rest of you warm.
  • Proposed SC Bill Allows People To Carry Hand Guns Without A Permit

    Proposed SC Bill Allows People To Carry Hand Guns Without A Permit

    Wednesday, January 22 2014 12:50 PM EST2014-01-22 17:50:58 GMT
    Proposed South Carolina Bill Allows People To Carry Hand Guns Without A PermitProposed South Carolina Bill Allows People To Carry Hand Guns Without A Permit
    If a proposed bill in the South Caroline Legislation passes it would allow anyone who can legally buy a gun to carry the gun in public.
    If a proposed bill in the South Caroline Legislation passes it would allow anyone who can legally buy a gun to carry the gun in public.
  • Anderson Co. Council Will Hear Public Comments On Animal Ordinance

    Anderson Co. Council Will Hear Public Comments On Animal Ordinance

    Monday, January 20 2014 5:36 PM EST2014-01-20 22:36:54 GMT
    Anderson County Council to hear public comments on dog breeding ordinance. Anderson County Council to hear public comments on dog breeding ordinance.
    Anderson County Council is moving closer to adding tighter breeding regulations for dogs in Anderson County. Their next step includes public comments.
    Anderson County Council is moving closer to adding tighter breeding regulations for dogs in Anderson County. Their next step includes public comments.
  • PICS: Final Preps for Scott Towers Implosion

    PICS: Final Preps for Scott Towers Implosion

    Friday, January 17 2014 5:51 PM EST2014-01-17 22:51:26 GMT
    It will take 18 seconds to turn Greenville’s iconic Scott Towers into a 20-foot tall pile of rubble.It will take 18 seconds to turn Greenville’s iconic Scott Towers into a 20-foot tall pile of rubble.
    It will take 18 seconds to turn Greenville’s iconic Scott Towers into a 20-foot tall pile of rubble.
    It will take 18 seconds to turn Greenville’s iconic Scott Towers into a 20-foot tall pile of rubble.
  • Oconee Co. Deputies Looking For Burglary Suspect

    Oconee Co. Deputies Looking For Burglary Suspect

    Thursday, January 16 2014 3:14 PM EST2014-01-16 20:14:33 GMT
    The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a man they believe is kicking in doors and stealing electronics in the Seneca area.The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a man they believe is kicking in doors and stealing electronics in the Seneca area.
    The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a man they believe is kicking in doors and stealing electronics in the Seneca area.
    The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a man they believe is kicking in doors and stealing electronics in the Seneca area.
  • Woman Escapes From Deputies Car, Threatens To Cut Herself

    Woman Escapes From Deputies Car, Threatens To Cut Herself

    Wednesday, January 15 2014 11:27 PM EST2014-01-16 04:27:17 GMT
    woman arrested for shoplifting from a Greenville Walmart attempted to escape from a Greenville County Sheriff's deputy Wednesday evening. woman arrested for shoplifting from a Greenville Walmart attempted to escape from a Greenville County Sheriff's deputy Wednesday evening.
    A woman arrested for shoplifting from a Greenville Walmart briefly escaped from a Greenville County Sheriff's deputy Wednesday evening. Lieutenant Tim Ridgeway of the sheriff's office said the incident happened around 7:20 p.m. shortly after the deputy had placed the unidentified woman under arrest for shoplifting at the Walmart on Woodruff Road. The woman was handcuffed and in the backseat of the deputy's vehicle when she escaped and fled. She was quickly captured.
    A woman arrested for shoplifting from a Greenville Walmart briefly escaped from a Greenville County Sheriff's deputy Wednesday evening. Lieutenant Tim Ridgeway of the sheriff's office said the incident happened around 7:20 p.m. shortly after the deputy had placed the unidentified woman under arrest for shoplifting at the Walmart on Woodruff Road. The woman was handcuffed and in the backseat of the deputy's vehicle when she escaped and fled. She was quickly captured.
  • Bassmaster Classic Fishing Tournament Coming To Anderson in 2015

    Bassmaster Classic Fishing Tournament Coming To Anderson in 2015

    Wednesday, January 15 2014 5:07 PM EST2014-01-15 22:07:36 GMT
    Lake HartwellLake Hartwell
    Local fisherman and enthusiasts are rejoicing at news Bassmaster Classic fishing tournament will be coming to Lake Hartwell in 2015.
    Local fisherman and enthusiasts are rejoicing at news Bassmaster Classic fishing tournament will be coming to Lake Hartwell in 2015.
  • ESPN Spartanburg Off The Air After Tower Damaged

    ESPN Spartanburg Off The Air After Tower Damaged

    Sunday, January 12 2014 3:30 PM EST2014-01-12 20:30:02 GMT
    ESPN Spartanburg Off The Air After Tower DamagedESPN Spartanburg Off The Air After Tower Damaged
    A local radio station is off the air after its tower was knocked down.
    A local radio station is off the air after its tower was knocked down.
  • Anderson Co. Community Group Helps Cut Crime By 3%

    Anderson Co. Community Group Helps Cut Crime By 3%

    Friday, January 10 2014 3:37 PM EST2014-01-10 20:37:18 GMT
    A community watch group near the Alphabet Streets area in Anderson is working to cut down on crime. A community watch group near the Alphabet Streets area in Anderson is working to cut down on crime.
    In 2010 10% of all the crime in Anderson County happened in a small 1.5 mile circle section. Now, with the help the Anderson County Sheriff's Office, the area's community group has helped cut the crime down to 7%.
    In 2010 10% of all the crime in Anderson County happened in a small 1.5 mile circle section. Now, with the help the Anderson County Sheriff's Office, the area's community group has helped cut the crime down to 7%.
  • Anderson County Approves Animal Ordinance in Preliminary Hearing

    Anderson County Approves Animal Ordinance in Preliminary Hearing

    Friday, January 10 2014 2:54 AM EST2014-01-10 07:54:44 GMT
    Lilly, a three-month-old puppy, needs costly surgery and a home.Lilly, a three-month-old puppy, needs costly surgery and a home.
    Anderson County Council members have said yes to an animal ordinance that would regulate those who produce large numbers of animals.
    Anderson County Council members have said yes to an animal ordinance that would regulate those who produce large numbers of animals.
  • Upstate Homes At Risk For Frozen, Broken Water Pipes

    Upstate Homes At Risk For Frozen, Broken Water Pipes

    Tuesday, January 7 2014 4:51 PM EST2014-01-07 21:51:53 GMT
    A pipe froze and burst in WIlliamston Tuesday morning. Water poured into the street where it froze. A pipe froze and burst in WIlliamston Tuesday morning. Water poured into the street where it froze.
    Temperatures below freezing mean water pipes are at risk. Countless in the Upstate woke up Tuesday morning without water or a broken pipe.
    Temperatures below freezing mean water pipes are at risk. Countless in the Upstate woke up Tuesday morning without water or a broken pipe.
  • Frozen Road Closed Due To Water Leak Near UNC-A Campus

    Frozen Road Closed Due To Water Leak Near UNC-A Campus

    Tuesday, January 7 2014 8:33 AM EST2014-01-07 13:33:16 GMT
    Cold temperatures cause water leak to freeze in Asheville.Cold temperatures cause water leak to freeze in Asheville.
    W.T. Weaver Boulevard and Merrimon Avenue are closed Tuesday morning due to a water leak that froze on the road near UNC-A campus in Asheville.
    W.T. Weaver Boulevard and Merrimon Avenue are closed Tuesday morning due to a water leak that froze on the road near UNC-A campus in Asheville.
  • Clemson Prof Invents One-Size-Fits-All Voting Technology

    Clemson Prof Invents One-Size-Fits-All Voting Technology

    Thursday, January 2 2014 5:04 PM EST2014-01-02 22:04:19 GMT
    Prime III software can run on a tablet or laptop. Voters can cast ballots using a combination of touch screen, a headset and microphone, or a textured touch selector.Prime III software can run on a tablet or laptop. Voters can cast ballots using a combination of touch screen, a headset and microphone, or a textured touch selector.
    The right to vote is enshrined in the Constitution, but for some people with disabilities it can be a challenge.New voting technology pioneered by a Clemson professor would solve that problem -- and it's starting to take off.
    The right to vote is enshrined in the Constitution, but for some people with disabilities it can be a challenge.New voting technology pioneered by a Clemson professor would solve that problem -- and it's starting to take off.
  • Affordable Care Act Could Cost South Carolina Fire Departments $55 Million

    Affordable Care Act Could Cost South Carolina Fire Departments $55 Million

    Thursday, January 2 2014 4:49 PM EST2014-01-02 21:49:17 GMT
    Affordable Care Act Could Cost South Carolina Fire Departments $55 Million Affordable Care Act Could Cost South Carolina Fire Departments $55 Million
    Volunteer firefighters are learning they may not be able to help as much because of the Affordable Care Act or it will cost fire departments millions.
    Volunteer firefighters are learning they may not be able to help as much because of the Affordable Care Act or it will cost fire departments millions.
  • Assembly Technician Jobs Available At Pickens Manufacturing Facility

    Assembly Technician Jobs Available At Pickens Manufacturing Facility

    Thursday, January 2 2014 1:05 PM EST2014-01-02 18:05:09 GMT
    Remedy Intelligent Staffing Inc. Job Fair In Spartanburg CountyRemedy Intelligent Staffing Inc. Job Fair In Spartanburg County
    Phillips Staffing in Easley says up to 100 job openings are available at a Pickens manufacturing facility. The company is hiring assembly technicians with pay starting at $8 per hour for first and second shifts. 
    Phillips Staffing in Easley says up to 100 job openings are available at a Pickens manufacturing facility. The company is hiring assembly technicians with pay starting at $8 per hour for first and second shifts. 
  • Polar Bear Plunge Benefits Hickory Nut Gorge Chamber of Commerce

    Polar Bear Plunge Benefits Hickory Nut Gorge Chamber of Commerce

    Wednesday, January 1 2014 9:10 PM EST2014-01-02 02:10:52 GMT
    Polar Bear PlungePolar Bear Plunge
    The Chamber of Hickory Nut Gorge hosted its sixth annual Lake Lure New Year's Day Polar Plunge at noon in Lake Lure on Jan. 1.
    The Chamber of Hickory Nut Gorge hosted its sixth annual Lake Lure New Year's Day Polar Plunge at noon in Lake Lure on Jan. 1.
  • 2013 4th Rainiest Year On Record For South Carolina Upstate

    2013 4th Rainiest Year On Record For South Carolina Upstate

    Tuesday, December 31 2013 4:45 PM EST2013-12-31 21:45:03 GMT
    Dam at Chris Taylor Park still not fixed after 2013 record rain and flooding. Dam at Chris Taylor Park still not fixed after 2013 record rain and flooding.
    Rain and flooding were big problems in South Carolina in 2013. Greenville Spartanburg Airport they received 69.56" of rain. The average total is 47.07.
    Rain and flooding were big problems in South Carolina in 2013. Greenville Spartanburg Airport they received 69.56" of rain. The average total is 47.07.
  • Deputies Investigating Armed Robbery On Woodruff Rd.

    Deputies Investigating Armed Robbery On Woodruff Rd.

    Wednesday, February 5 2014 7:27 AM EST2014-02-05 12:27:50 GMT
    The search for an armed robbery suspect is underway in Greenville County. The search for an armed robbery suspect is underway in Greenville County.
    The search for an armed robbery suspect is underway in Greenville County. Deputies with the Greenville County Sheriff's Office say it happened at a Marathon gas station on Woodruff Road at Butler Road around 3 a.m. Wednesday.
    The search for an armed robbery suspect is underway in Greenville County. Deputies with the Greenville County Sheriff's Office say it happened at a Marathon gas station on Woodruff Road at Butler Road around 3 a.m. Wednesday.


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