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School bus crash on Hwy 25 in Greenwood Co.

GREENWOOD COUNTY, SC (WSPA) - Greenwood County Sheriff's Office officials confirmed deputies are on-scene of a school bus crash on Highway 25.According to Sheriff Dennis Kelly, the crash occurred on Highway 25 near Nation Road.Kelly said South Carolina Highway Patrol is the lead agency at the scene.


Greenwood man found guilty of drug trafficking, sentenced 25 years in prison

SPARTANBURG CO., S.C. (FOX CAROLINA) Spartanburg County deputies said Friday that a Greenwood man was found guilty of drug trafficking and possession with intent to distribute after a five day trial. 40-year-old Dana Morton was sentenced to 25 years in prison. Deputies said he was found guilty of t


At least 2 people still hospitalized after school bus crash

According to South Carolina Highway Patrol the school bus, carrying 35 people, ran off the road, hit a utility fence and pole and then crashed into the ditch. 29 people, 5 chaperons and the bus driver were on board.

WSPA.COM - 2018-10-21 01:15:28

Newberry woman on kidney transplant list for six years continues to wait for a perfect match

NEWBERRY, SC (WIS) - At seventeen years old, most young girls are getting ready for school, having sleepovers with friends, and learning lessons about life. For one Newberry woman, she started the fight for her life. KyNia Jessie was diagnosed with renal failure in high school. "I was throwing up,

WIS-TV - 2018-10-21 21:02:34

22-year-old man dies after shooting in Anderson County home

Deputy Coroner Don McCown tells us the call came in around 12:17 a.m. and deputies and the coroner's office have been on scene since about 12:30 a.m. investigating. He went on to say the victim, at this time unidentified, is a 22-year-old male who died from a gunshot wound.

FOX CAROLINA - 2018-10-22 09:30:00

Estimated $90,000 worth of meth found in car

An estimated $90,000 worth of meth was found in a car after police were called about a woman being slumped over the wheel.Sweetwater Police Officer Adam Taylor said it was around 1:30 a.m. when he went to the Holiday Inn and found the woman, later identified as Kimberly Anderson, 47, Chapin, S.C., a

CITIZEN TRIBUNE - 2018-10-21 12:00:00

Former NFL player Rae Carruth out of prison after 18 years

Former Carolina Panthers receiver Rae Carruth, right, walks to his court appearance in Charlotte, N.C., Thursday, March 10, 2005. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton) (AP) - Former NFL wide receiver Rae Carruth has been released from prison after serving 18 years for conspiring to murder the mother of his unborn

WSPA.COM - 2018-10-22 12:41:25

Teijin to showcase opportunities at Greenwood job fair

Over time, the impersonal, online nature of today’s employment searches can make a job-seeker feel a bit isolated. What would you give for a face-to-face encounter with representatives from companies that are actively hiring?Your time is the only price of admission to the Upper Savannah Regional Job


Opening reception and open mic night both Wednesday for Arts Center's third #instART show

The Arts Center of Greenwood’s #instART show is one of its largest in terms of number of entries and one of its most popular.The #instART2018 show is the third such biennial photographic collective the center has done.This year’s boasts more than 1,000 square format prints, selected entirely from on

INDEX-JOURNAL - 2018-10-21 07:00:00

Arrest Report for October 20

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.Kendravious James – MountvilleMali

GOLAURENS.COM - 2018-10-20 22:58:00

Deputies: Four arrested in connection to heroine, cocaine trafficking in Haywood Co.

HAYWOOD CO., N.C. (FOX CAROLINA) Haywood County deputies said Friday that four people were arrested and charged with trafficking of heroin and cocaine. Deputies said they were led to a motel on Dellwood Road Thursday night after a high volume of traffic stops in the Waynesville area. Warrants were


Official: Bus crash injures 18

Agencies from three counties are responding to a crash involving a Westwood Elementary School bus along U.S. 25 North in Greenwood County.At least 18 people were injured, including three who are considered to be in critical condition, and three helicopters are responding, according to Derek Kinney,


Deputies: Two month narcotics investigation ends with arrest of previously-convicted felon

Jermaine Littlejohn was arrested and charged for trafficking methamphetamine and heroin. He was also charged with possession of firearm by felon, alter/remove gun serial number, and possessing a gun with an altered serial number. (Source: Cleveland Co. Sheriff's Offic) CLEVELAND CO., N.C. (FOX CAROL


Man dies at hospital following shooting in Anderson Co.

PELZER, S.C. (WSPA) - A man was shot Friday night in Anderson County. Anderson County dispatch officials confirmed that the shooting happened on Green Street in Pelzer. According to the Anderson Coroner's office, Brady Michael Blymiller, 27, was shot at about 10:00 p.m. Blymiller was taken to Gre

WSPA.COM - 2018-10-20 15:22:09

Man gets 25 years for selling cocaine, marijuana in Spartanburg Co.

According to a solicitor's office news release, Dana Morton, 40, was sentenced and ordered to pay a $50,000 fine after he was found guilty of trafficking cocaine and possession with intent to distribute marijuana at the end of a 5-day jury trial.


Superintendent: 10-12 students, adults hospitalized after school bus crashes into woods

GREENWOOD, SC (FOX Carolina) - The Abbeville County School District said between 10 and 12 students and adults were taken to the hospital after a school bus crashed into a wooded area in Greenwood County Friday afternoon.The crash happened on US 25 near Nation Road sometime after 1 p.m. per the SCHP


About 30 bullets tore through Greenwood apartment complex

About 30 apparent bullet holes are scattered across the side of a Greenwood apartment complex building, but no one inside was hurt when the shots rang out early Tuesday morning, according to police.Greenwood police went at about 2:30 a.m. to Greenbrier Condominiums at 435 Haltiwanger Road, where res


Multiple injuries reported in Upstate school bus crash, official says

GREENWOOD COUNTY, SC (WYFF) - Multiple injuries have been reported in a Upstate school bus crash Friday afternoon, according to officials.Abbeville County Schools Superintendent Betty Jo Hall said the bus was one of three buses returning to Westwood Elementary after a field trip.The crash happened j


Greenwood looking to keep hope alive tonight against Westside

Buy NowGreenwood junior Braylon Ryan, right, celebrates with senior KJ Martin after a sack last week during the Eagles’ 24-21 loss to Easley.DAVID ROBERTS | INDEX-JOURNAL


3 busted for meth in Abbeville

Officers recovered 41 grams of methamphetamine, 24 pills identified as oxycodone, marijuana and a single pill identified as MDMA, or ecstasy.