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Man suspected of selling drugs charged after man overdoses, dies, police say

Police said the victim, whose name has not been released, died Monday at a hospital from a narcotics overdose.

WYFF4.COM - 2018-05-22 15:34:00

Spindale to get wayfinding signs SUBHEADING: Board of Commissioners holds May meeting

SPINDALE – New signs will be going up soon in Spindale.The Rutherford County Tourism Development Authority (TDA) Executive Director Don Cason informed the Spindale Board of Commissioners at their regular meeting Monday that the Wayfinding Sign Project, in which the TDA will purchase, manufacture, an

DIGITAL COURIER - 2018-05-23 09:00:00

Woman accused of giving meth, marijuana to Upstate prisoner

Prison officials say Pearson gave an inmate a package containing various drugs, including four grams of methamphetamine, 17 grams of marijuana and 40 grams of synthetic marijuana.

WSPA.COM - 2018-05-22 13:40:41

Spindale to hold public hearing for budget

SPINDALE – A public hearing regarding the budget for fiscal year 2018-19 will take place at the next regular Spindale Board of Commissioners meeting, the board decided Monday.The decision was made subsequent to a presentation by Town Manager Scott Webber on the Manager's Recommended Budget, which su

DIGITAL COURIER - 2018-05-23 09:00:00

Cleveland County babysitter charged with murdering 7-month-old

Fredrick was left to care for the baby while his mother and her boyfriend went out to dinner Sunday night. When they returned, he told them something was wrong with the boy, but he did not call for help.

WSOC-TV - 2018-05-23 09:47:52

UFO filmed in Columbus?

Was it a huge UFO mothership was caught on film in Columbus, North Carolina? An unnamed cameraman recorded the object hovering over rural fields in the night sky.The black and white video was filmed on April 3 and runs nearly five minutes. The YouTube footage released by The UFO Institute shows a v-

RCCATALYST.COM - 2018-05-22 00:00:00

Help find burglary suspect in Gaffney

In the early hours of May 22nd, the individual pictured in the video burglarized a business located on Floyd Baker Blvd. He appears to be the same individual who burglarized Red's Watering Hole the night prior. We really need your help identifing this individual quickly. If you have any information,

WSPA.COM - 2018-05-22 17:46:14

Spartanburg woman charged with attempted murder in stabbing

Robin Ladon Hennington (Source: Spartanburg Co. Sheriff's Office).SPARTANBURG Co., SC (WSPA) -- Deputies say a Spartanburg woman out on bond for domestic violence attacked a man with a knife.Robin Hennington, 32, has been charged with attempted murder.Hennington is accused of stabbing a man in his m

WSPA.COM - 2018-05-21 16:21:33

11 more UCHS students arrested | Union Daily Times

DeShaun Jamar Holmes, 18, 219 Hilltop View, Union, charged with burglary second-degree and malicious damage to property.

UNION DAILY TIMES - 2018-05-21 18:11:00

Lake Lure police warn of man passing counterfeit money

The accused man is described as a white man with short dark hair. He has been seen wearing a gold and silver neck chain, black T-shirt, and jeans.


Top local stories we are following today

Black Mountain alderman, Jeremie Konegni, is set to appear in court today. He is charged with assaulting a woman. The Black Mountain board of alderman's website says Konegni was elected in November of last year.Click here for more on this story.


Polk County authorities identify woman killed in mudslide

According to Bobby Arledge, Polk County emergency management director, the woman on lived the 3000 block of U.S. -176.

WLOS.COM - 2018-05-21 16:09:23

Police find gunshot victim during traffic stop in Spartanburg

SPARTANBURG, SC (WSPA) - Police say they found a gunshot victim in a car during a traffic stop in Spartanburg, Sunday night.


Father arrested after crashing into restaurant, killing deputy daughter

Families were sitting down for a comfortable lunch when chaos ensued Sunday afternoon at the Gaston County restaurant. Two people died and others were injured when a man drove his Jeep into the Surf and Turf Lodge just after noon. Police said the driver of the SUV, Roger Self, was taken into custody


Man faces murder charges in restaurant crash that killed kin

Police say a man intentionally rammed a vehicle into the steak and seafood eatery shortly after midday Sunday in Bessemer City, leaving his 26-year-old daughter and his daughter-in-law dead and injuring his son, wife and granddaughter. The vehicle's driver, Roger Self, was immediately arrested. Jail

FOXNEWS - 2018-05-21 17:37:23

Woman out on bond in domestic violence case stabs man, deputies say

SPARTANBURG COUNTY, S.C. —Deputies who responded to an emergency room where doctors were treating a man with stab wounds have arrested a woman in connection with the attack who they say was already out on bond for domestic violence.Deputies were called at 4 a.m. Monday to the Spartanburg Medical Cen

WYFF4.COM - 2018-05-21 16:57:00

Victim ID'd in fatal mudslide in Polk Co.

POLK Co., NC (WSPA) - The woman who died in a mudslide has been identified as Patricia Case, according to Polk Co. Manager Marche Pittman.

WSPA.COM - 2018-05-21 20:24:52

Groundbreaking scheduled for new Public Works facility

RUTHERFORDTON– A groundbreaking at the site of the Town of Rutherfordton’s new Public Works facility is scheduled for June 6 at 4 p.m.The future construction site of the new public works building is located at 230 North Cleghorn Street in the downtown area. The 3.52 acre property has been purchased


Woman dead after mudslides hit NC mountains following heavy rains

Part of I-26 was flooded with about three feet of water and was closed Friday evening, but reopened early Saturday morning, according to the North Carolina Department of Transportation.


PHOTOS | Rescuers respond to mudslide destruction in Polk County

POLK COUNTY, N.C. (WLOS) —Henderson County Rescue Squad personnel took these photos during the flooding and mudslides in Polk County this weekend.A Polk County mudslideclaimed the life of a Tryon woman.Hers is the only report News 13 received of a fatality during the weekend floods.There are more ph