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Grinch Patrol hit the streets of Cherokee County

Cherokee, S.C. (FOX Carolina) -- When Maj. Richard Turner hits the street, he's prepared to see just about anything. "We've seen some break-ins, some car break-ins, some burglaries," Turner said.

FOX CAROLINA - 2018-12-18 00:15:12

I-85 Northbound closures tonight due to Gossett Road ramp reopening

Cherokee, S.C. (FOX Carolina) -- Motorists should expect a right lane closure northbound between mile markers 79 to 82 tonight. This will be placed to reopen the Gossett Road ramp onto northbound I 85. Additionally, traffic should expect lane closures on southbound I-85 from mile markers 80 to 77 th

FOX CAROLINA - 2018-12-17 19:00:14

Family members hosting toy drive for children spending Christmas without their parents

GAFFNEY, S.C. (WSPA) - After six Upstate children suffered a tragedy a few weeks ago, their families are working to make sure they still find some cheer this Christmas. At the end of October, the children's father, Brandon Thomas, died at the age of 33. Their mother, Ashley Thomas, is in jail, charg

WSPA.COM - 2018-12-15 05:10:00

New South Carolina child support system begins in 2019

Columbia, SC (WLTX) — Beginning in early 2019, the Palmetto Automated Child Support System (PACSS) will replace the prepaid debit card program throughout South Carolina. This new system is meant to bring the state into compliance with The Family Support Act of 1988 and Title III of the 1996 welfare

WLTX.COM - 2018-12-17 19:23:00

South Carolina fire chief arrested during prostitution sting

YORK COUNTY, SC (WCBD) – A volunteer South Carolina fire chief is off the job after he was arrested during a prostitution sting. Thomas Pickard is among eight people charged during that crackdown.

COUNTON2.COM - 2018-12-17 17:22:00

Sheriff: 3 charged with murder after woman was killed, man was shot during Dec. 1 burglary in Gaffney

GAFFNEY, S.C. (FOX CAROLINA) Cherokee County Sheriff Steve Mueller said three suspects have been charged after a woman was killed and a man was hurt in a December 1 burglary and shooting at a Gaffney home.

FOX CAROLINA - 2018-12-11 21:57:45

Spartanburg Co. Clerk of Court speaks out after resignation

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (WSPA) -- For the final time, Hope Blackley addressed Spartanburg County Council as clerk of court. Blackley announced her resignation last month. In her farewell remarks on Monday, Blackley publicly requested several years’ worth of attorney fees in ongoing efforts to clean up mol

WSPA.COM - 2018-12-18 13:02:00

Greer gets two streetscape project bids

Two general contractors submitted proposals for the Greer Station streetscape project, and less than 1% separated the two bids. The low bid was submitted by Sossamon Construction Co. of Gaffney at $10,868,886, while Dillard Excavating of Pelzer submitted a bid of $10,968,315, according to an email f

GSABUSINESS.COM - 2018-12-17 07:00:00

Spartanburg Co. woman recovering from hit-and-run crash

SPARTANBURG Co., S.C. (WSPA) -- Troopers say a 52-year-old woman was seriously hurt in a hit-and-crash. While the victim remains in the hospital, the S.C. Highway Patrol is asking for the public’s help finding the driver responsible.

WSPA.COM - 2018-12-18 13:31:00

VIDEO: Soldier has surprise homecoming with son during parade

The Shelby parade paused for a moment Sunday to witness a heartwarming moment when a returning soldier surprised his son with an early homecoming. Landon Tesseneer was watching the parade with his mom, Sarah Tesseneer, when suddenly a Sheriff’s Office patrol car stopped in the middle of the road. Th

AMERICANMILITARYNEWS.COM - 2018-12-18 00:30:38

Investigation underway after 3 people who visited Harrah's Cherokee Casino Resort diagnosed with Legionnaires' disease

CHEROKEE, NC (FOX Carolina) – The Jackson County Health Department issued a warning after three people who visited Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort were diagnosed with Legionnaires’ disease.

FOX CAROLINA - 2018-12-14 20:51:40

Crash causes power outage in Spartanburg

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (WSPA) -- Hundreds were without power following an early-morning crash on the westside of Spartanburg. Duke Energy reported more than 800 people in the John B. White Sr. Boulevard and N. Lanford Road area lost power after a vehicle damaged equipment.

WSPA.COM - 2018-12-17 13:56:00

Knight makes his mark one last time

By Paul Durham paul@wilsontimes.com | 265-7808 | Twitter: @PDsports. In a flash, the best players from the state of South Carolina got to experience Saturday in the 82nd annual Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas in Spartanburg, South Carolina, what so many high school defenses in North Carolina have for t


South Carolina Pastor Under Fire For Buying Wife $200,000 Lamborghini

A South Carolina pastor has come under fire for buying his wife a $200,000 Lamborghini Urus, Fox News has reported. John Gray, a pastor at the Relentless Church in Greenville, gave the Lamborghini to his wife, Aventer , for their eighth anniversary. Gray posted a video surprising his wife with the e


South Carolina News: Rock Hill Gang Member, Kenterius Dyshae Hinton Sentenced to Federal Prison

Columbia, South Carolina – United States Attorney Sherri A. Lydon stated that Kenterius Dyshae Hinton, age 24, of Rock Hill, was sentenced to 36 months (3 years) imprisonment, which will be followed by 3 years of supervised release. This past September, Hinton plead guilty to being a felon in posses

STL.NEWS - 2018-12-17 12:10:34

Coroner responding to fatal crash on E. Main Street in Spartanburg

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (WSPA) - Emergency crews responded to a car crash Sunday morning in Spartanburg. The Spartanburg County Coroner confirmed that he was responding to a crash on E. Main Street.

WSPA.COM - 2018-12-16 16:20:00

Patriot's Jakai Moore commits to South Carolina

Patriot senior offensive lineman Jakai Moore announced Monday afternoon his decision to sign a national of letter of intent with South Carolina. Moore chose over Penn State. Moore made the announcement during a hat ceremony at Patriot. Moore will sign his national letter of intent Wednesday, the fir

INSIDE NOVA - 2018-12-17 20:00:00

This Abandoned Natural Spring In South Carolina Is Just Begging To Be Visited

Countless abandoned places dot the landscape throughout South Carolina, each one offering a little glimpse into the past. And the following abandoned spring house in Taylors is no different. The white building seen below is a holdover from a bygone era in which the wealthy and the sick would congreg

ONLYINYOURSTATE - 2018-12-17 07:00:00

Blacksburg man sentenced to decades in prison for sexually abusing boy

BLACKSBURG, SC (FOX Carolina) – Solicitor Barry Barnette said a Blacksburg will spend the next 25 years in prison for sexually assaulting a child. Jobe Hames, 25, pleaded guilty to first-degree criminal sexual conduct on Wednesday.

FOX CAROLINA - 2018-12-15 00:04:26

Help troopers locate vehicle involved in hit-and-run in Spartanburg Co.

SPARTANBURG COUNTY, S.C. (WSPA) - South Carolina Highway Patrol needs help locating a vehicle that was involved in a hit and run collision early Saturday morning. Troopers said a pedestrian was hit by the vehicle at about 12:05 a.m. on New Cut Road near Old Settle Road.

WSPA.COM - 2018-12-15 18:34:00