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Squirrel causes major power outage in Anderson Co.
(WSPA) -- Thousands of people lost power after a snafu involving a squirrel in Anderson County. Duke Energy reported more than 4,200 customer affected by the outage near Centerville on Tuesday morning.
Help Anderson Co. deputies ID suspects in 7-Eleven armed robberies
ANDERSON COUNTY, SC (WSPA) - Anderson County Sheriff's Office officials are asking for the public's help in identifying a man and a woman who are suspects in two armed robbery incidents that happened earlier this month at a local 7-Eleven store.
Anderson guitarist to tour with Ashlee Simpson and Evan Ross
ANDERSON, SC (WSPA) - An Upstate musician will go on tour with Ashlee Simpson and her husband Evan Ross this January. Anderson native Brandon Gilliard landed the gig through his mentor Verdine White, bass guitarist for Earth, Wind & Fire.
Father stabs son in domestic incident – Williamston
Anderson County deputies along with Medshore Ambulance Service work at the scene after a stabbing incident Saturday near Williamston. According to Anderson County Sheriff Chad McBride the stabbing was domestic related and a father was taken into custody after his son was stabbed. It is unknown if an
1 person stabbed at Anderson Co. convenience store
ANDERSON CO., SC (WSPA) - One person is in the hospital and the victim's father is in custody after a stabbing at a convenience store in Anderson County, Saturday evening. According to Anderson County Sheriff Chad McBride, the stabbing happened at the Beaverdam Quick Stop on Beaverdam Road near Will
Dispatch: One person transported to hospital after shooting in Anderson County
ANDERSON COUNTY, SC (FOX CAROLINA) Anderson County dispatch said deputies were working the scene of a reported shooting Saturday afternoon. Dispatch says the call came in around 10:45 a.m. Deputies responded to a residence at Quail Lane and Joe Black Road.
Clemson unveils new ‘Clothes Closet’ with professional wardrobes for students
CLEMSON — Students from Clemson University now have access to a professional wardrobe to aid in the career preparation process through the introduction of the school’s first “Clothes Closet.” The initiative is the direct result of a collaborative effort between Clemson Undergraduate Student Governme
Investigate shooting – Quail Lane
Anderson County deputies and Pelzer EMS work at the scene Saturday morning after a man was found shot. The shooting apparently happened on Quail Lane, off Joe Black Road in Pelzer and the wounded individual made his way to a nearby home where he was found in the yard. He was taken to an area hospita
Upstate woman gets 17 years for fraudulent pharmacy scheme, says AG
Anderson, S.C. (FOX Carolina) -- An Upstate woman is sentenced to over 17 years in federal prison over her involvement in an opioid conspiracy, the United States Attorney Sherri. A. Lydon announced in a press release to media.
Five injured – Hwy. 153
Powdersville firefighters work at the scene of a two vehicle wreck Saturday night in Powdersville. Five people were taken to the hospital by Pelzer EMS. The wreck happened near the intersection of Highway 153 and Kaylyns Way. (Photo by David Rogers)
Man arrested after drugs found in stolen vehicle after chase in Oconee Co.
OCONEE COUNTY, SC (WSPA) - The Oconee County Sheriff's Office arrested a man on several charges, including possession of a stolen vehicle and possession on methamphetamine, on Sunday.
Waste Connections proposing expansion of Anderson Regional Landfill
Twenty years ago, the Big Creek Landfill was sold to the NationsWaste corporation, in a controversial transaction. Over the ensuing years, the landfill has become the Anderson Regional Landfill (ARL). IT has also changed corporate hands, and is currently owned and operated by Waste Connections of th
Superheroes deliver gifts to children at AnMed Health
ANDERSON, SC (WSPA) - Superheroes delivered gifts to children at AnMed Health Children's Center and AnMed Health Women's and Children's Hospital on Monday. Heroes In Force from Toccoa, GA dressed up as Captain America, Superman, Spider-Man and Captain Marvel to spread a message of kindness, accordin
Easley community remembers store clerk killed in Friday night shooting, police still searching for suspects
EASLEY, SC (FOX Carolina) A family is grieving Friday night and Easley's police chief said officers are trying to track down two suspects after a female employee was found shot to death Friday night at B Pam’s Food Mart.
Deputies investigating after man shot in Anderson Co.
ANDERSON COUNTY, S.C. (WSPA) - The Anderson County Sheriff's Office has been investigating after a man was shot Saturday morning. Deputies said investigators were on scene at Quail Lane and Joe Black Road near West Pelzer.
One of Anderson County's last undeveloped interstate exits poised for development
Melvin Williams grew up on a farm in the Zion community in western Anderson County, where he remembers two big changes in his youth: the completions of Lake Hartwell in 1963 and the South Carolina portion of Interstate 85 in 1964.
Opinion: Visitor shocked by Anderson Civil War memorial inscription
I recently had the pleasure of visiting Anderson, and overall was very favorably impressed. The downtown area was quite attractive, and the Christmas lights made everything very pretty.
Wanted: One doctor. 'Tired' Dr. Tom Kim closes Briceville, Deer Lodge clinics, searches for successors
DEER LODGE — A little after 10 a.m. last Friday, Dr. Tom Kim affectionately smacked a side door of the Abner Ross Memorial Building in Deer Lodge, Tennessee. “Bye, bye, honey,” he said, locking it for the last time.
Looking back: When Michelin North America built its 3rd Upstate tire plant in record time
Editor's note: This story was originally published in The Greenville News on December 13, 2013. Race cars and fighter jets accelerate on its rubber, but Michelin North America did its quickest work in building a new plant for its biggest, slowest-moving tires.
Greenville High boys basketball team expects another contender to blossom
Despite losing a pair of all-state players to graduation, Greenville High's boys basketball team focused on reloading instead of rebuilding. It's just that the reloading is still in process.