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City of Anderson says bah humbug to Lights of Hope

Subscribed, but don't have a login? Volunteers came to help set up Christmas displays for the 24th annual Anderson Lights of Hope near the Civic Center of Anderson on Saturday. Ken Ruinard/Independent Mail For the second consecutive year, Anderson city officials have decided not to give any money t

ANDERSON INDEPENDENT-MAIL - 2017-11-19 13:09:03

Anderson man sentenced in killing of sister's boyfriend

Raeford Wideman, of Anderson County, was sentenced to 30 years after being convicted of murder in the killing of his sister's boyfriend. Jurors on Thursday evening found him guilty in the March 2015 shooting of Ryan Tatum, who was in a car outside of Wideman's home. Tatum had just come back from a G


Anderson park serves as a legacy for D.B. Walker

D.B. Walker, a former city councilman, pastor of Liberty Baptist Church in Honea Path, and owner of D.B. Walker Funeral Home in Anderson, celebrates his 100th with family and friends on Monday. Ken Ruinard/Independent Mail On a chilly afternoon this week, Racee Armstrong took her 1-year-old grandso


Anderson County man arrested on child pornography charges

Staff Reports | November 16, 2017 6:07 pm South Carolina Attorney Gen. Alan Wilson announced the arrest of Gary Edwin Rich, 64, of Williamston on nine charges connected to the exploitation of a minor. Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force investigators with the Attorney General's Offic


Former Fuji CEO honored by home country

A longtime Fujifilm executive was honored by his home nation in October for more than a decade of service to the company. On Oct. 22 at the 40th annual SEUS-Japan Conference in Greenville, Hirokuni "Harry" Watanabe was awarded the Consul General's Certificate of Commendation in front of dignitaries,

INDEX-JOURNAL - 2017-11-19 08:00:00

Family of Tigers fans needs your help to find cherished Clemson hat lost at football game

It's been passed down in the family for years. Emily Whitaker Poetz said her son Ryan lost a pretty unique hat at the Clemson vs. Florida State game on Friday. It's very special to him. In a Facebook post, Poetz shared a photo of the hat, which she says was a gift from his grandfather: Emily Whitake

FOX CAROLINA - 2017-11-19 09:00:00

Craft advances to live playoff on "The Voice"

Ashland Craft, the 21 year old singer from Piedmont, Craft, along with teammates Janice Freeman and Brooke Simpson will advance to The Voice Live Playoffs which will air next Monday, November 20th on NBC. The top 12 performers, three team members from each of the four coaches, will return Monday and


Upstate lawmaker says missing seal could make state laws invalid

There is a lot that has made its way through Columbia in recent years in terms of legislation--things meant to protect or help people, to address needs, and to set aside money to make that happen. But what if all that was null and void? "The Constitution says, for it to be an active state law, it ha

FOX CAROLINA - 2017-11-18 06:39:00

Teenager dies from gunshot wounds in KCK - KCTV5

Police are investigating after a teenager was found dead in the 2400 block of S. 34th Street. Officers went to the area on a call that said someone had been shot at about 7:15 a.m. When they arrived, they found a teenager who had died from apparent gunshot wounds. The incident is still being inve

KCTV 5 - 2017-11-18 21:24:00

'Incredibles 2' teaser trailer gets millions of views in less th - KCTV5

(Meredith) - It's a sequel 14 years in the making, and now it's finally here. Disney-Pixar released the trailer for the "Incredibles 2" movie, and it quickly rose to the #1 spot on YouTube's trending page. Here's Disney-Pixar's description of the film, set to release on June 15, 2018. Everyone's fav

KCTV 5 - 2017-11-19 05:48:00

Boy with inoperable brain tumor only wants Christmas ornaments f - KCTV5

(Meredith) - Sheriff's deputies in Paulding County, Georgia have made a little boy's dream come true. Brantley, a 6-year-old boy with an inoperable brain tumor, said all he wanted for Christmas this year was ornaments for all his Christmas trees. His wish came true when officers with the Paulding Co

KCTV 5 - 2017-11-19 05:23:00

Man who pointed rifle at Lee's Summit officer had car full of st - KCTV5

An early morning police chase on Friday ended with officers finding a stash of stolen items stuffed inside a crashed car. The stockpile included a Missouri State Highway Patrol trooper's bulletproof vest and another Kansas City police officer's badge. The stolen items may connect the suspect to even

KCTV 5 - 2017-11-18 20:36:00

Two 23-year-olds from KC killed in crash on 45 Highway in Platte - KCTV5

The Platte County Sheriff's Office is investigating a crash that killed two people and hospitalized one on Saturday. The crash happened around 4:30 p.m. on 45 Highway near the Westside Drive intersection, which is north of Iatan. The initial investigation revealed that a silver 2004 Mercury Grand Ma

KCTV 5 - 2017-11-19 05:11:00

Couple shot in church while discussing gun safety, police say - KCTV5

Tellico Plains, Tennessee, police say a weapon accidentally went off during a church discussion on gun safety, two people were injured in the incident By Andreas Preuss CNN (CNN) -- A call to police about "shots fired" at a church in eastern Tennessee turned out to be an accidental shooting during

KCTV 5 - 2017-11-18 13:04:00

48 puppies rescued after being found in town's dump - KCTV5

According to the AARCS's Facebook post, the puppies and dogs were homeless and were scavenging in a dump for survival. "A rescue crew set out for their long journey in the wee hours of Monday morning...traveling well over 10 hours just to reach their destination. Eagerly awaiting them, were a total

KCTV 5 - 2017-11-19 03:27:00

Kansas City car wash owner finds stabbed, bleeding man clinging to pole; helps save his life

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Hector Solorio, a small business owner on 9th and Prospect, helped save the life of a man brutally attacked and stabbed outside of a car wash on Tuesday night. Solorio said he was in the process of closing up his shops when he stumbled across someone in need of help. "I've been on


In Whitman, Alabama, the love of food and people reigns supreme

Searching for some comfort food in Alabama has put me in the path of some neat people. We met Cathy, Samantha and Brandon, (who read Verse 16 for us), at a Vietnamese restaurant down in southern Alabama. This time around, on yet another food hunt, we met Han Vu and Dang Nguyen at a restaurant up in


VIDEO: MSU Athletes Give Back To Their Community

STARKVILLE, Miss. (WCBI) - Mississippi State Athletes are taking a time out from the field to give back to their community. Thirty to forty athletes took time out of their day to help collect donations for United We Feed. The organization collects food for local food banks. Athletes and United Way B

WCBI.COM - 2017-11-19 04:43:06

VIDEO: Future Paralegals Get A Feel Of The Courtroom

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WCBI) - The Mississippi University for Women's campus was filled with future paralegals on Saturday. The school hosted a mock criminal trial to help students get the real feel of the courtroom. Our Victoria Bailey was there and has more on this hands-on training. "Particularly with

WCBI.COM - 2017-11-19 04:41:46

VIDEO: Spreading Love Across The Community

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WCBI) - Vibrant Church and the Columbus Housing Authority are working together to build lasting relationships in the community. On Saturday morning, the volunteers arrived at the Coleman Building for the first "Love the Block" celebration with a fully prepared Thanksgiving meal. Thi

WCBI.COM - 2017-11-19 04:41:13