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Laurens at Clinton football opener to start later due to heat restrictions

Who knew the kickoff of a football game could be affected by something called a wet-bulb thermometer?Who knew coverage of Laurens County’s biggest football game would require such research?First, the facts. When Clinton hosts Laurens on Aug. 24 at Wilder Stadium, the game will begin at 8 p.m. instea

GOLAURENS.COM - 2018-08-17 13:22:00

Woman refused to feed her ex-boyfriend's dog, left it outside to die, rescue group says

Animal Control said the dog, named Champ, had been in James' possession for at least 30 days and she did not feed the dog because she was mad at her boyfriend.

WYFF4.COM - 2018-08-15 21:30:00

Deputies conducting safety checkpoints today in Spartanburg Co.

According to a sheriff's office news release, deputies will be looking for seat belt and child restraint compliance, as well as all other traffic laws.

WSPA.COM - 2018-08-17 12:21:50

Arrest Report for August 16

Editor's Note: The following information is compiled from arrests records from the Laurens Police Department, Clinton Public Safety, Laurens County Sheriff's Office and the Johnson Detention Center. This information is presented with no intent of guilt or innocence.Sherri Clem – LaurensBreach / Brea

GOLAURENS.COM - 2018-08-16 20:18:00

5 shot during remembrance ceremony in Greenwood

According to a Greenwood County Sheriff's Office news release, investigators, the Crime Scene Unit and the Bloodhound Tracking Team responded to the area to investigate.

WSPA.COM - 2018-08-16 18:25:50

Greenwood deputies investigating shooting with multiple injuries

Law enforcement is investigating a reported shooting Thursday morning with multiple people injured, according to officials.Greenwood County EMS Director Derek Kinney said EMS staff has responded to help multiple people injured by gunshots. He said any additional information would have to come from t

INDEX-JOURNAL - 2018-08-16 12:05:00

2 Greenwood men face charges following safety checkpoint stop

Two Greenwood men are facing charges after deputies found drugs and a gun in the vehicle they were in, according to a report.At about 1:50 a.m. Friday, Greenwood County deputies stopped a Dodge Charger as part of a safety checkpoint near the intersection of North Main Street and East Cambridge Avenu

INDEX-JOURNAL - 2018-08-17 18:22:00

Unconscious person on roof of Mauldin Middle School, police say

MAULDIN, SC (WSPA) - Mauldin Police Department officials said Mauldin Fire Department crews have responded to a school in reference to an unconscious person on the roof.According to police, the fire department has responded to Mauldin Middle School.7News has a crew headed to the scene and we'll cont

WSPA.COM - 2018-08-17 13:50:20

Man tampered with lottery ticket, tried to cash it, says Union Co. report

UNION Co., SC (WSPA) - A man is accused of tampering with a lottery ticket and tried to cash it in, according to Union Co. Sheriff's Office.

WSPA.COM - 2018-08-16 16:15:05

Cotton Loft plans make big news in Clinton

The Cotton Loft is a bold leap into Clinton’s future and a reverent peek into its past.Its owner, Star Chappell, has made a believer of official Clinton. Those who attended the Thursday announcement were diverse and distinguished: Mayor Bob McLean, city manager Bill Ed Cannon, City Council, County C

GOLAURENS.COM - 2018-08-16 22:00:00

Deputies: Two arrested for cocaine trafficking in Newberry

Brenda Lee Edgins, 38, of Newberry was charged with cocaine trafficking and possession of drug paraphernalia.

FOX CAROLINA - 2018-08-16 00:00:00

Report: Girl tells police Greenwood man raped her

Justus Michael Sanders, 32, of 1519 Woodlawn Road, Greenwood was arrested Tuesday and charged with first-degree criminal sexual conduct with a minor.


Arrest Report for August 14

Editor's Note: The following information is compiled from arrests records from the Laurens Police Department, Clinton Public Safety, Laurens County Sheriff's Office and the Johnson Detention Center. This information is presented with no intent of guilt or innocence.Alex Johnson – ClintonLarceny / Pe


Ware Shoals man faces assault charge after shooting teen with BB gun

A 57-year-old man is facing assault charges using a BB gun to shoot at a teenager, according to a report.Larry Thompson, 57, of 3 White Oak Circle, Ware Shoals was arrested Tuesday and charged with assault and battery of a high and aggravated nature.


Woman held in South Carolina motel for 1 month; handcuffed, choked and pepper sprayed by man, report says

A South Carolina woman says she was handcuffed, choked and pepper sprayed while being held in a motel for a month, according to a police report.


Laurens aiming to bounce back after disappointing season

Buy NowLaurens quarterback Ryan Campbell, right, pitches the ball to running back Troy Dendy last season during Greenwood’s 34-11 win.INDEX-JOURNAL | FILE

INDEX-JOURNAL - 2018-08-16 04:00:00

Kavanaugh a Home Run for Supreme Court | Newberry Observer

Last week, I had the pleasure of meeting and sitting down with President Trump’s second Supreme Court nominee, Judge Brett Kavanaugh. He is an intelligent, dedicated and universally respected man, whom I thoroughly enjoyed talking to and learning more about. Judge Kavanaugh has an impressive and pro

NEWBERRYOBSERVER.COM - 2018-08-16 15:41:00

New Law for Moped Drivers in South Carolina

Spartanburg, SC - Hundreds, if not thousands of mopeds are on our roads each day with little to no regulations for riders.But, in November that will change. The new law will require registration of each moped, which means it will cost you money and moped drivers will be subject to the laws of the r


Upstate man dies Wednesday after crashing car over weekend

An 86-year-old man died Wednesday, four days after he was injured in a single-vehicle crash, according to the Highway Patrol.


DNR: Boat fire injures man, girl on Lake Greenwood

Everyone got in the water, but Lucas said the man and his daughter received burns on their legs. The daughter was taken to Self Regional Medical Center with non life-threatening injuries, and the man declined treatment, Lucas said.