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​Man on moped with weapons, drugs, kitten arrested after chase, deputies say

A man was arrested Wednesday after he led deputies on a chase on a moped that had a kitten, drugs and weapons in it, said Jimmy Watt, with the Oconee County Sheriff's Office.

WYFF4.COM - 2018-06-20 20:33:00

Man died at hospital from multiple gunshot wounds, coroner says

Roger Andre Anderson, 37, was taken to the hospital after a shooting on Stanmoore Drive, officials said.

WYFF4.COM - 2018-06-20 05:41:00

One dead in Anderson County shooting, self-defense raised as reason

The Anderson County Sheriff's Office also is investigating the shooting, which happened around 7 p.m. Tuesday at Stanmoore Drive, a small road near Neals Creek, between Anderson and Belton.

ANDERSON INDEPENDENT-MAIL - 2018-06-20 13:37:00

Woman attacked by bobcat, fights it with her bare hands

Police arrived to find DeDe Phillips, who was covered in blood, holding the bobcat down on the ground by the throat.


3 children rescued from home where man, woman found dead, sheriff says

When deputies arrived, they found two victims, a man and a woman. A witness said the man and the woman were shot, but the sheriff could not confirm that.

WYFF4.COM - 2018-06-20 02:34:00

Second man arrested in Athens shooting death

A second arrest has been made in a deadly shooting at an Athens public housing complex.Martin Borja Garcia, 18, of Danielsville, surrendered to authoriities Tuesday, police told the Athens Banner-Herald.

MYAJC.COM - 2018-06-20 18:09:00

Woman Strangles Rabid Bobcat To Death After It Attacks Her In Front Yard

“As soon as it took the first step, I was in trouble and I knew it,” Phillips told WGCL-TV. “When it got to [the] pole, it leaped on me…I grabbed it by the shoulders and pushed it back away from me…and I took it down.”

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-06-20 11:53:06

Anderson Co. coroner says son shot mom's ex when he tried to get into their home

BELTON, SC (FOX Carolina) -The Anderson County Coroner's Office said a 37-year-old man has died after being shot multiple times Tuesday evening.Deputy Coroner Don McCown said the shooting happened along Stanmoore Drive.Roger Andre Anderson sustained multiple gunshot wounds and was taken to the hospi

FOX CAROLINA - 2018-06-20 00:00:00

Georgia brother, sister die in South Carolina wreck

FAIR PLAY, S.C. (AP) — A brother and sister from Georgia have been killed and two other family members were hurt in a wreck on Interstate 85 in South Carolina.Anderson County Coroner Greg Shore told news outlets that 20-year-old Nicholas Wolwark and 15-year-old Kirana Wolwark of Kennesaw, Georgia, w


Magnitude 2.2 earthquake shakes Upstate South Carolina

According to a preliminary earthquake report from the U.S. Geological Survey, the earthquake happened about 8 miles north-northeast of Salem, SC and about 14 miles north-northwest of Six Mile, SC around 5 p.m. Monday.

GREENVILLE NEWS - 2018-06-19 15:22:00

Lawsuit: SC teen's death related to football team's practice punishment in summer heat

Lewis Simpkins, 14,died on Aug. 10, 2016, after being rushed to the hospital during football practice.

WYFF4.COM - 2018-06-19 14:27:00

Fla. corrections officer hit, killed by vehicle while watching inmate work squad

“We are absolutely devastated by the tragic passing of Officer Tawanna Marin," DOC Secretary Julie Jones said in a statement. "For more than nine years, Officer Marin served our state as a corrections officer, and we are forever grateful for her sacrifice and service to our community. Our deepest co


Woman strangles bobcat to death in front yard in Georgia

Phillips says she grew up in the country, where her father-in-law was once a trapper of bobcats. As a result, she knew something about the animal's behavior.


Grandmother bloodied in bobcat attack, fights it with her bare hands before help arrives

HARTWELL, Ga -- A woman suffered two bites and several scratches after a rabid bobcat attacked her in this northeast Georgia county.The incident happened June 7 around 6:15 pm on Liberty Church Road, when Hart County deputies responded to reports of a woman calling for help. Police arrived to find D


Fatal collision reported on Interstate 85 in Anderson County

The collision was reported around 9:14 a.m. Saturday near the 7 mile marker in the southbound lanes of I-85.An identity of the person deceased has not yet been released.Further details were not immediately available.Check back with greenvilleonline.com for more on this developing story.Other news:Ha


Thomas Food Mart owner accused of tax evasion in Anderson

ANDERSON, SC (WSPA) - The owner of Shri Sai Krupa LLC. doing business as Thomas Food Mart in Anderson has been arrested and charged with 3 counts of tax evasion., according to SC Dept. of Revenue (SCDOR).


Woman to be charged in Thursday fatal wreck

A Winder woman will be charged following the Thursday, June 15, fatal wreck on Athens Highway, authorities said.Jana Lynn York, 38, will be charged with second-degree vehicular homicide and failure to maintain lane. Second-degree vehicular homicide is a misdemeanor charge.Robert Thomas Brooks Jr., 4


Ex-3 Doors Down bass player arrested, drugs, weapons found

ST. MARTIN, Miss. (AP) — One of the founding members of the rock band 3 Doors Down is back in jail after guns and drugs were seen in his Mississippi home.Jackson County Sheriff Mike Ezell, in a news release, said 46-year-old Todd Harrell, the band's original bass player, was arrested Friday at his S


Former Clemson standout Trevor Booker sees big things ahead for Elijah Thomas, Tigers

“He’s like my little brother,” Booker said. “He calls or texts every now and then, asking for advice on different things.”


EPD enforcement | The Elberton Star, Elberton, Georgia

The new “Hands Free Georgia Law” is something Elberton Police Chief Mark Welsh believes should have been enacted long ago. “We ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT Our website requires visitors tolog into view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber?Subscribe today!