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COLLEGE NOTEBOOK: South Carolina, Clemson baseball have midweek games

COLUMBIA – The University of South Carolina baseball team will make its first-ever trip to SRP Park in North Augusta on Tuesday, as the Gamecocks face Charleston Southern at 7 p.m. in a neutral-site contest.


Woman accused of attempted murder after stabbing man in Oconee Co.

OCONEE COUNTY, SC (WSPA) - Oconee County Sheriff's Office officials arrested a woman on an attempted murder charge after she reportedly stabbed her husband several times last week.


Long-awaited observation platform atop South Carolina’s highest point now open

PICKENS COUNTY, S.C. — A long-awaited observation platform atop the highest point in South Carolina has officially opened to the public. Sassafras Tower is in northern Pickens County on top of Sassafras Mountain, 3,553 feet above sea level.


Cougars cruise past Northeastern; No. 23 Clemson swept by Duke

BROOKLINE, Mass. - Chris Graham connected on his first home run at College of Charleston and Brooks Lucas struck out five in seven strong strong innings to lead the Cougars to a 7-1 win over Northeastern University on Sunday afternoon to clinch a Colonial Athletic Association series victory.


Man locks himself in bathroom after being stabbed repeatedly, calls 911; wife arrested

SENECA, S.C. — A 63-year-old woman is facing an attempted murder charge after stabbing her husband repeatedly, deputies say. Nell Reeder’s husband called 911, saying he locked himself in a bathroom of their home in Seneca after she had stabbed him several times.


Teacher to press charges against 9-year-old girl who allegedly punched her

VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. — A Central Florida elementary school teacher wants to press charges against one of her students. She claims that the 9-year-old girl hit her, and the incident happened in the classroom.


Duke Hands Clemson 7th Straight Loss, 9-8

CLEMSON, S.C. (Clemson SID) - Matt Mervis' leadoff homer in the ninth inning lifted Duke to a 9-8 win over No. 16 Clemson at Doug Kingsmore Stadium on Sunday afternoon. The Blue Devils, who swept the series 3-0, improved to 24-16 overall and 11-10 in the ACC. The Tigers dropped to 25-15 overall and


Judge orders mental review in South Carolina police ambush shooting case

FLORENCE, S.C. - A judge has ordered a man who authorities say killed two police officers in an ambush from his upscale South Carolina home to have a mental examination. [ALSO READ: Man charged with shooting 7 SC officers blames PTSD, letter says]


City of Westminster:Permanent re-routing of Highway 123 waterline complete; crews to begin flushing system Monday

WESTMINSTER, SC (FOX Carolina) - An earthen fill collapse along Toccoa Highway on Saturday has left about 300 households without water service. The City of Westminster reports that the collapse happened around 4 p.m. and has disrupted service west of Singleton Road to areas served by the city. The c


Cheating Scandal Rocks University of South Carolina Business School

An associated dean at the Darla Moore School of Business informed faculty members of a major cheating scandal at the University of South Carolina’s signature campus. According to an email from Janice Breuer Bass, an economics professor and associate dean of undergraduate programs, the latest scandal


South Carolina received $78.7 million in tobacco settlement funds

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WCBD) – The South Carolina Attorney General’s Office on Monday announced the state has secured $78,723,031.53 in its share of the annual tobacco Master Settlement Agreement (“MSA”) Payment.


Oconee County Continues To Recover After Last Friday’s Rains And Flooding

(Seneca, SC)——————-Oconee County continues to recover from some flooding and heavy rains that occurred last Friday. Barbara Wilson, the county weather observer, reported around 5.78 inches of rain in her rain gauge last Friday. Oconee County Government reported 15 road closures in the county as of 3


Kidnapping victim and suspect found dead in NC home

PICKENS, S.C. (WSPA) - Police in Pickens say a man wanted in connection with a murder and kidnapping, along with the kidnapping victim, have been found dead in a home in North Carolina.


2 men arrested for putting KKK hoods on Confederate statues

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Police say they arrested two people who climbed and placed Ku Klux Klan hoods on statues at a Confederate monument in North Carolina. News outlets report that Enzo Niebuhr and Jody Anderson were detained Sunday during a protest near the North Carolina Women of the Confederacy mo


Anderson police to hold news conference Tuesday as investigation into 2016 deadly drive-by shooting continues

ANDERSON, SC (FOX Carolina) - Anderson police said they will hold a news conference Tuesday to discuss an increase in the reward being offered for information in the death of Randy Smith.


Easley PD: Man, accomplice denied bond in armed robbery of hospital credit union

EASLEY, SC (FOX Carolina) - Easley police say a man suspected of robbing a hospital's credit union is now in custody. EPD says the suspect, identified as Billy Joe Bush Sr., committed the armed robbery at the Palmetto Health Credit Union. The credit union is located inside Baptist Easley Hospital.


Anderson Co. deputies ask for help tracking down 14-year-old runaway

WILLIAMSON, SC (FOX Carolina) - Anderson County deputies on Monday asked for help tracking down a 14-year-old boy who is believed to have ran away from home. Deputies are searching for Paul M Drainer who went missing on Sunday.


South Carolina teachers calling out of work May 1 to march on Statehouse

Public school teachers across South Carolina plan to leave work and protest in Columbia on May 1 demanding higher wages, smaller classroom sizes and other changes to their working conditions.


Family of man shot, killed in drive-by shooting raises reward in cold case

ANDERSON, S.C. — The family of an Upstate man killed in a drive-by shooting three years ago has raised the reward amount being offered for information that leads to an arrest.


SCHP: Driver killed in 3-car collision near Easley

EASLEY, SC (FOX Carolina) - Highway Patrol troopers say a driver is dead after a collision involving three vehicles Sunday afternoon near Easley. SCHP says the collision happened around 1 p.m. at the intersection of SC-81 and Piedmont Road. Troopers say a 1999 Toyota sedan, carrying the driver and a