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One person dead after shooting in Greenville County shopping center, coroner says

One person has died Tuesday following a shooting in a Greenville County shopping center, the coroner said. The shooting happened on Wade Hampton Boulevard in the Planet Fitness shopping center parking lot.


Greenville Co. Schools: First grade student suspended after bringing unloaded gun to school

GREENVILLE COUNTY, SC (FOX Carolina) Greenville County School officials said a first grade student has been suspended, and is facing possible expulsion after they say he brought a gun to school.


Greenville police searching for teenage girl who has been missing since leaving work on Sunday

GREENVILLE, SC (FOX Carolina) – Greenville police on Tuesday asked for help tracking down a 16-year-old girl who has not been seen since Sunday evening. Police said Tuesday that Diamond Benson has not been seen since leaving her shift Sunday at Church’s Chicken on South Pleasantburg Drive.


Photos: 98 year old Greenville man proves you are never too old to get out and vote!

Too old to vote? One Greenville man proves that theory wrong and continues to let his voice be known. Stan Sedran, a 98 year old old former businessman voted today at 3:00 pm at The Chick Springs Voting precinct in the State Senate race in Greenville.


Gateway Clubhouse expansion breaks ground in Greenville

Greenville, SC (WSPA) - Mental illness affects millions of people around the world and in our own community. Since 1984, a local program has worked to give those with persistent mental illness a helping hand.


Library employees say some may have lost job over Drag Queen Story Hour in Greenville County

GREENVILLE C., S.C. (WSPA) - Serious problems in the Greenville County Library System one month after a "Drag Queen Story Hour" was held at one of it’s branches. That event was met with protests and counter-protests.


Greenville County investigators release officer-involved shooting video, 911 call

GREENVILLE COUNTY, SC (FOX CAROLINA) Investigators with the Greenville County Sheriff's Office released video from a deputy's dash camera and another deputy's body camera of an officer-involved shooting.


Six & Twenty Distillery to open new location in Village of West Greenville

Six & Twenty Distillery, founded in Powdersville, has announced a new multi-use location to open this fall in the Poe West development in The Village of West Greenville. In addition to a cocktail lounge, Six & Twenty will feature cocktail classes, retail and event space, as well as full production.


Polls for the State Senate District 6 special election officially closed

Greenville, SC (FOX Carolina) - Tuesday, a special election was held for the State Senate District 6 seat vacated by Congressman William Timmons after he was elected to US Congress.


How to talk about suicides

GREENVILLE COUNTY/ FOX CAROLINA Sydney Wright knows the campus of. student working on a Master's degree in chemistry. "College campuses are a very stressful environment," she said.


SC woman arrested after recording herself performing sexual acts with dog

CHESNEE, S.C. (WCBD) - A South Carolina woman has been arrested after deputies received videos of her performing sexual acts with a Dachshund. Cherokee County deputies charged 23-year-old Hannah Marie Haynes of Chesnee with buggery.


Greenville Tech’s Brashier Campus reopens after suspicious package prompted evacuation

SIMPSONVILLE, SC (FOX Carolina) – Greenville Tech’s Brashier Campus was evacuated Tuesday while a suspicious package was investigated, a spokesman for the college said. The package was determined to be harmless and the campus building reopened.


Spartanburg Co. woman faces 5 charges after investigators say her dogs got loose & attacked an elderly woman at a funeral

DUNCAN, SC (FOX Carolina) - Spartanburg County Environmental Enforcement Officers said Tuesday that a five arrest warrants had been filed against a Duncan woman after her dogs got loose and injured an elderly woman who was attending a funeral.


Fifth-grader severely injured in fight at South Carolina school

WALTERBORO, S.C. - A South Carolina school says one of its fifth-graders was wounded in a fight and has since been hospitalized. The State reports the Colleton County School District says the Forest Hills Elementary School student was airlifted to medical center for treatment after the Monday fight.


Easley man gets life sentence in child sex case

PICKENS — An Easley man was sentenced to life in the South Carolina Department of Corrections, plus a consecutive 20-year sentence, for sexually assaulting a child. A Pickens County jury convicted Aaron Benjamin Beach, 32, of first-degree.


Troopers: One hospitalized after tractor trailer, pickup collide in Pickens County

EASLEY, SC (FOX Carolina) – A crash involving an overturned tractor trailer and another vehicle was under investigation along US 123 Tuesday morning, according to troopers. Troopers said the tractor trailer was turning from US 123 onto SC 124 when it struck a pickup truck.


Deputies release bodycam video showing what led to man shot and killed by deputies

GREENVILLE, S.C. — Greenville County deputies released body camera footage showing what led up to an officer-involved shooting on Murrell Road in February. This is part of Sheriff Johnny Mack Brown's promise to bring transparency to the agency.


Longtime Greenville Reporter Leaving to Start Public Relations Company

After a quarter of a century covering stories in Greenville, N.C., longtime WYFF reporter Tim Waller is calling it quits. He made the announcement on his Facebook page that that he plans to start a public relations company. In his post, Waller said it wasn’t an easy decision but he needed a change.


Crash involving tanker blocks lanes on Highway 123 in Pickens County

PICKENS, S.C. — A crash involving a tanker truck has at least one lane of U.S. Highway 123 blocked Tuesday in Pickens County near the Greenville County line. The crash was reported just before 9:30 a.m. on Highway 123 at state Highway 124 near the Greenville-Pickens Speedway, according to the South


ShalomFest returns in April to mark its 11th anniversary as the only Jewish festival in the Upstate

GREENVILLE, S.C. (FOX CAROLINA) -– Greenville’s Temple of Israel announces ShalomFest’19 — the region’s traditional Jewish festival, on Sunday, April 7th from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (rain or shine) at Temple of Israel’s campus (400 Spring Forest Road, off Haywood Road).