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Fmr. baseball player files civil, medical malpractice suit against Clemson

(WSPA) - A former Clemson University baseball player filed a medical malpractice and a civil lawsuit against the school. According to court documents filed in Pickens County, John Grant Cox filed a civil lawsuit against Clemson on Aug. 31, 2018 and then recently filed a medical malpractice suit agai


Man charged after making threats at 2 businesses in Anderson Co.

ANDERSON COUNTY, SC (WSPA) - A man was charged with breach of peace after reportedly threatening people at two different businesses in Anderson County Friday afternoon. According to Anderson County Sheriff's Office's Sgt. JT Foster, the man threatened a couple at Enterprise Rental and then went to t


South Carolina drug dealers arrested

NEWPORT—A pair of South Carolina residents were taken into custody this week in Newport after having active warrants for dealing drugs in their home state. On Tuesday, Feb. 19, Newport police officers were dispatched to CVS in reference to an altercation between a male and female. Upon arrival, Patr


South Carolina mom accused of trying to electrocute disabled son, overdose him with meds

LADSON, S.C. (WCIV) - A South Carolina woman is charged with trying to kill her disabled adult son by administering multiple medications beyond prescribed amounts also attempted to electrocute him, according to an affidavit.


Teammate of Clemson commit has high interest in Tigers

One notable in-state prospect on Clemson’s radar is Kevon Haigler. The class of 2020 linebacker is teammates with Clemson commitment Demonte Capehart at Hartsville High School and has visited Clemson with Capehart on a couple of occasions, including for the Syracuse game at Death Valley last season.


Dispatch: Tree crashes into Anderson Co. home

ANDERSON COUNTY, SC (FOX Carolina) - Nobody was hurt Thursday evening after a tree crashed into a home. Anderson County dispatchers tell FOX Carolina the call came in just before 10 p.m. According to them, all occupants at the home on Ashley Avenue escaped injury.


From ACC basement to NCAA hopeful: How Clemson program was turned around so quickly

CLEMSON — Being a Division I college athlete is a fun but challenging experience that can take a toll on you. Participating in the countless hours of practice time that it takes to compete at the highest level while also trying to juggle school work and enjoy free time with friends can be nearly imp


SC woman dies after being bitten by dog several times

GREENVILLE COUNTY, SC (WSPA) - The Greenville County Coroner's Office said a woman died after being bitten multiple times by a dog on Thursday. According to Coroner Kent Dill, Nancy Cherryl Burgess-Dismuke, 52, of Greenville, received multiple severe dog bites to her upper body, which resulted in Bu


The "Pluto killer" visits Clemson

CLEMSON, SC (FOX Carolina) - Back in 2006, Cal Tech professor Mike Brown and his team convinced the International Astronomical Union that Pluto was wrongfully classified as a planet. Instead, it was dubbed a dwarf planet in the Kiper Belt, which did something out of this world.


Clemson recruiting: Prospects to watch in Alabama for 2020

A year after beating out Nick Saban to land the state of Alabama’s top prospect in five-star wide receiver Justyn Ross, Dabo Swinney and Clemson dipped back into the Yellowhammer State last cycle, signing four-star linebacker LaVonta Bentley and three-star safety Ray Thornton as part of the 2019 cla


Seneca woman faces embezzlement charges, SLED says

OCONEE COUNTY, S.C. (WSPA) - South Carolina Law Enforcement Division said a Seneca woman was arrested for embezzling funds from the Oconee County Solid Waste Department. SLED said Bobbi Jo Miller, 38, was working as the office manager at the Oconee County Solid Waste Department between Oct. 19, 2018


Students at South Carolina school told to pick cotton, sing ‘slave song’ on field trip, report says

A South Carolina mother was outraged after her 10-year-old son was told to pick cotton and sing a “slave song” while on an elementary school field trip -- but the school reportedly defended the activity, saying it was about the "Great Depression."


SC girl calls 911 to order fries 9 times

CLEMSON, S.C. — "We do not deliver fries, or any other food stuff, to your home..." This is the beginning of a lengthy Facebook post by a South Carolina police department after a young girl decided to prank them with several calls.


New South Carolina legislation taking aim at coyotes

GREENVILLE, SC (FOX Carolina) - South Carolina state lawmakers have introduced new legislation that could earn you money. The Coyote Bounty Program is for the lawfully capture or killing of adult coyotes.


Woman accused of abandoning 7 dogs in Anderson County back in December now behind bars

BELTON, SC (FOX Carolina) – Anderson County deputies said a woman accused of abandoning seven dogs at a home on Willingham Road in Belton in December 2018 has been arrested. Nichole Lee Brown was booked into jail on Thursday and charged with seven counts of abandonment of animals and two counts of f


Portion of US 123 closed in Oconee County after water main break washed away part of roadway

WESTMINSTER , SC (FOX Carolina) – Oconee County Emergency Services said a section of US 123 is closed in Westminster Thursday after the roadway was washed out. Officials said a water main broke past Tabor Road and eroded part of the asphalt.


Deputies asking for help identifying suspect in Powdersville Spinx robbery

Powdersville, SC (FOX Carolina) - Deputies with the Anderson County Sheriff's Office are asking for help identifying a suspect they say robbed a Spinx in Powdersville. The robbery happened on February 12, at the Spinx on Highway 153.


New cocktail bar Little Rituals now open in Central City

A new cocktail bar and lounge has opened its doors in the neighborhood. Located at 132 S. Central Ave., Floor 4, in Central City, the new addition is called Little Rituals. The ritzy bar offers an array of high-quality libations, which are crafted in-house daily. Customers may choose from a variety


Four more Upstate Bi-Lo stores slates to close by end of March

GREENVILLE, SC (FOX Carolina) – Southern Grocers on Thursday announced plans to close four Upstate Bi-Lo stores. Southern Grocers said the stores are underperforming and the company did not take the decision to close them lightly.


SLED to investigate shooting death of Upstate paramedic in Anderson Co.

ANDERSON COUNTY, S.C. (WSPA) - Anderson County Sheriff's Office officials said the State Carolina Law Enforcement Division has been requested to investigate the shooting death of an Upstate paramedic.