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Drugs disguised as candy found during traffic stop in Upstate, police chief says

Antonio Mardequez Brown, of Greenville, was charged with unlawful carrying of a pistol and trafficking marijuana.

WYFF4.COM - 2018-08-16 18:39:00

Hartwell woman injured after being struck by car

A Hartwell woman was sent to the hospital last week with injuries she sustained after being hit by a vehicle ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors tolog into view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber?Subscribe today!

HARTWELL SUN - 2018-08-16 08:00:00

Two Upstate South Carolina Police Officers Fired, Third Resigns, Police Chief Confirms

Anderson, SC (Independent Mail) — Two Anderson police officers were fired and a third resigned last week, Police Chief Jim Stewart said.

WLTX.COM - 2018-08-16 14:38:36

Six families displaced, firefighter injured after Anderson apartment fire, officials say

Six families were displaced and a firefighter was injured after an apartment fire in Anderson on Thursday night, Travis Poore, with the Anderson City Fire Department said.

WYFF4.COM - 2018-08-17 03:15:00

Gas station selling fuel for .76 today

"As part of the fun, the first 100 attendees at the noon hour will be able to fill up their tanks with regular unleaded gas at the discounted price of $0.76 per gallon," according to theCherokee County Chamber of Commerce.

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-08-17 15:31:27

Tornado warning issued for Banks county

3:51 P.M. |The NWS says the storm that prompted the warning is weakening below severe limits, and is exiting the warned area. Therefore, the warning will be allowed to expire at 4P.M.. However heavy rain is still possible with this thunderstorm.

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-08-17 19:34:23

Anderson officer fired from job rehired with new rank after being disciplined, city says

The intent of the process is to ensure fair and uniform review of circumstances, the release said. It said when viewed in its totality, the circumstances in this case warranted discipline and a change in rank, rather than separation.

WYFF4.COM - 2018-08-17 18:37:00

Records confirm the names of all four Anderson police officers out amid misconduct probes

As the ripple effects of two misconduct investigations are felt in the Anderson Police Department, theIndependent Mailhas confirmed the identities of two more officers who are no longer with the agency, both of whom were fired for lying about the beating of a handcuffed man.

ANDERSON INDEPENDENT-MAIL - 2018-08-17 15:39:00

5 lbs of marijuana, THC gummy bears found in Clemson traffic stop

Dixon said the man was stopped early Thursday morning. After smelling marijuana, police searched the vehicle and found approximately five pounds of marijuana, 50 bags of what appeared to be THC gummy bears and 122 vape pens containing THC as well as 152 refills for those pens, Dixon said.

GREENVILLE NEWS - 2018-08-16 18:56:00

Reason for Anderson officers leaving range from excessive force to misleading statements, chief says

Lt. David Creamer, the Anderson police public information officer, released an incident report from July 19 that he says is "connected to the dismissal of two Anderson police officers and the resignation of a third.” Police will not say how the report is connected to the dismissal and resignation.

WYFF4.COM - 2018-08-17 11:35:00

Anderson police chief addresses rumors regarding recent officer departures

The memo references the past week of departures and accusations involving a group of officers. The memo refers to the group as “the Four Horsemen,” the “Fantastic Four,” and the “Untouchables.”

WYFF4.COM - 2018-08-16 12:32:00

Family dog dies protecting home during break-in after being hit in head with brick

NEWNAN, Ga. – A family is mourning the loss of their dog after their home was broken into earlier this month.On Aug. 8, Coweta County sheriff’s deputies were called to a home on Crawford Circle for a burglary where a family’s dog passed away due to trauma. Police said the would-be thief bashed Toby

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-08-16 15:41:34

Boat found on Lake Hartwell with dog and phone but no person

A boat was found on Lake Hartwell on Sunday afternoon with its motor running, a dog and cell phone on board, but no person.


Meet the new principals and district superintendent at Anderson County schools

Robbie Binnicker is the new superintendent of Williamston-based Anderson School District 1. He started work July 1, replacing David Havird, who retired.

ANDERSON INDEPENDENT-MAIL - 2018-08-16 15:09:00

Investigator Garland Major full statement about resignation

"In January of this year, I was promoted to Internal Affairs Coordinator. During the interview for that post, part of the promotional process, I promised the chief and the other four board members that, if selected, I would thoroughly investigate all complaints to the best of my ability. I kept my p

WYFF4.COM - 2018-08-17 11:23:00

One person died after crash in Anderson County, coroner says

Crash happened on Level Land RoadSOURCE: WYFF News 4ANDERSON, S.C. —One person has died after a crash in Anderson County on Tuesday, according to the coroner.The crash happened at 4:22 p.m. on Level Land Road at SC 201, Highway Patrol troopers said.


Anderson officer resignation involved misconduct, records show

Lt. David Creamer, the Anderson police public information officer, released an incident report from July 19 that he says is "connected to the dismissal of two Anderson police officers and the resignation of a third.” Police will not say how the report is connected to the dismissal and resignation.

WYFF4.COM - 2018-08-16 17:46:00

Anderson man dies in fall at construction site in Taylors

He was transported to the emergency department at Greer Memorial Hospital, where he died about an hour later, according to the Coroner's Office.


16 dogs found dead behind house west of Athens

CRAWFORD, Ga. -- Sheriff’s deputies are trying to determine how sixteen dogs died in Oglethorpe County and if they were killed, who is responsible.University of Georgia veterinarians are conducting necropsies to determine the causes of death and when they died. Investigators say it appeared the anim


Clemson basketball team selected to compete for U.S. in World University Games in 2019

The Tigers, who made a preseason trip to Spain prior to last season, will be bound for Italy next year.