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Family of boater recovered from Lake Hartwell releases statement, photos in honor of late husband

The family of a boater missing on Lake Hartwell since mid-July released a statement and photos on Thursday, a day after his body was recovered from the lake. Kip Burrell, 52, and his wife Stacey were boating on Lake Hartwell on July 15 when a storm hit their boat, throwing them both into the water.

WYFF4.COM - 2017-09-21 19:12:00

A Day in the Life: No ordinary days for county emergency director

Monday, Sept. 11, was no typical day for Billy Staley as the remnants of Hurricane Irma entered The T&D Region. But when you're the Orangeburg County Emergency Services director, is there really any such thing as a typical day? And as Staley pointed out, it's not just about that day. It's also about

MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-23 03:30:00

Solicitor releases statement ahead of Townville shooting anniv.

FILE - A memorial grows outside of Townville Elementary. ANDERSON, SC (WSPA) - Tenth circuit Solicitor David Wagner released a statement regarding the upcoming one year anniversary of the shootings at Townville Elementary School. In the statement, he expressed his appreciation for first responders

WSPA.COM - 2017-09-21 19:22:37

Qualifying open, dates set for District 26 special election

Qualifying and election dates have been set to fill the unexpired term of former District 26 state Rep. Geoff Duncan. Secretary of State Brian Kemp announced on Wednesday that qualifying for the seat, which represents west and northwest Forsyth, will be held 9 a.m.-5 p.m. this Wednesday and Thursday

FORSYTH COUNTY NEWS - 2017-09-21 00:19:00

Person killed in tractor accident, coroner says

WYFF NEWS 4SOURCE: WYFF NEWS 4 Updated: 6:36 PM EDT Sep 21, 2017 A person died Thursday after being run over by a tractor in Anderson County, the county coroner said. The coroner's office said it is responding after a person was apparently ejected off of a farm tractor and was pinned underneath it

WYFF4.COM - 2017-09-21 22:36:00

Ranch brings hope through equine therapy

At 12 years old, Melanie Watt was grooming her horse Princess when something dawned on her: Princess couldn't talk, but could understand what Watt was feeling. "That's when the Lord said he wanted me to build a ranch for hurting children," said Watt, founder and CEO of Hope Remains Ranch in Wellfor

SPARTANBURG HERALD-JOURNAL - 2017-09-22 20:09:08

AT&T and DirecTV may drop WHNS Fox Carolina on Friday

Local television station WHNS FOX Carolina might no longer be available to DirecTV and AT&T customers in Anderson, Greenville, Spartanburg and Asheville, North Carolina, starting Friday, Sept. 22 due to a failure of the two parties to reach and agreement on broadcast rights. WHNS FOX Carolina relea

ANDERSON INDEPENDENT-MAIL - 2017-09-21 17:17:48

Proposed cellphone tower in Anderson dials up opposition

Dozens of residents are opposing plans for a cellphone tower near a church in Anderson. The outcry has prompted at least a 60-day delay in the construction of a 169-foot tall cellphone tower in a wooded area behind Upstate Church of Christ on Brown Road. The tower would be built by Verizon Wireless.

ANDERSON INDEPENDENT-MAIL - 2017-09-22 16:27:01

Downtown Anderson building cited for code violations being demolished

A building in downtown Anderson that was cited for code violations earlier this year is being demolished. Located at West Benson Street and Murray Avenue, the building previously housed the law office of Fox Cahaly Sr. and his wife's real estate business. Fox Cahaly Sr. also served as a family court

ANDERSON INDEPENDENT-MAIL - 2017-09-21 14:45:18

Home-schooled Anderson teen, now Clemson student, aspires to be neurosurgeon

Emma Lane McGahey knows how to teach herself just about anything. For most of her life, McGahey, 18, has lived in Anderson, where she grew up and was home-schooled from fourth grade through her senior year. Home-schooling, she said, isn't what people picture - her mom didn't sit her down at the kitc

GREENVILLE NEWS - 2017-09-21 15:40:20

Anderson Area Crimestoppers launches new website

Anderson Area Crime Stoppers has launched a new website! After several months of hard work and coordination with partner agencies, the organization officially launched the new website on Sept. 18 at www.andersonareacrimestoppers.com. The goal with this new website is to provide citizens with an easi

THEJOURNALONLINE.COM - 2017-09-20 17:05:49

Teen charged in connection with London train bombing

LONDON - A teenager has been charged with attempted murder and causing an explosion in relation to the bombing of a London Underground train a week ago. Ahmed Hassan, 18, of Sunbury in Surrey, a county south of the capital, will appear at the Westminster Magistrates' Court in central London on Frida

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2017-09-22 12:38:44

Madison Co. Agricultural Fair runs Tuesday through Saturday, Sept. 26-30

It's fall in Madison County and that means it's time for cotton candy, cattle shows and rides on the midway - in other words, it's time for the annual fair. Madison County's 69th Annual Madison County Agricultural Fair will be held Tuesday, Sept. 26, through Saturday, Sept. 30, at the Comer fairgr

MADISONJOURNALTODAY.COM - 2017-09-21 17:12:56

Sanders: Diplomacy, human rights must drive US world affairs

Once and possibly future presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders said Thursday that President Donald Trump accentuates the worst aspects of generations of U.S. foreign policy, arguing that diplomacy and human rights must drive the U.S. approach to the world. The Vermont independent chided Trump o

MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-21 20:07:43

Rep. Norman visits the museum

Photo courtesy of the Union County Museum The economy of Union County has been compared to a three-legged stool with each leg representing one of the three major sectors of the economy. Those sectors are industry, retail, and tourism. A big draw for tourism in Union County is the Union County Museum

UNION DAILY TIMES - 2017-09-23 06:00:07

Tucker Hipps' parents focus on hazing on anniversary of his death

The family of Tucker Hipps has settled lawsuits that were filed against Clemson University, Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity and several members of it after his death on Lake Hartwell. Wochit Sept. 22 feels different this year for Gary Hipps. His son, Tucker Hipps, died on the same date three years ag

GREENVILLE NEWS - 2017-09-22 11:46:36

Where are the autumn leaves? 5 great spots for fall color

Check out these places that offer fabulous views of the autumn leaves. The colors of fall are headed this way, and as always, the highest elevations will see the brilliant colors first. Once the leaves reach their peak in the upper reaches of the region, the color flows downward at a rate of about 1

GREENVILLE NEWS - 2017-09-22 11:00:09

Dealer convicted of shooting man who said he was shorted drugs

A man has been convicted of shooting and killing a man in Clemson more than two years ago. Local media outlets reported that a jury in Pickens convicted 25-year-old Jaron Gibbs of Greenville on charges of murder and possession of a gun during a violent crime. Prosecutors said Gibbs shot and killed 2

WYFF4.COM - 2017-09-22 13:31:00

Here's the Deal: What adventure will you have this week?

If you have not boarded the Susto train yet, it is high time you got with the program. The up and coming Charleston rock band has been making a big name for itself over the last few years and is on the cusp of becoming a national name. Their current tour will see them take stages in New York City, A

ANDERSON INDEPENDENT-MAIL - 2017-09-21 13:59:26

Professors: University experts should speak out on big issues of the day

Two Upstate professors are challenging their university colleagues to take a more active role in the urgent political discussions of the day. Academics not only have the right but the duty to lend their expertise to sometimes contentious public debates, said Akan Malici, a professor of politics and

GREENVILLE NEWS - 2017-09-21 17:56:48