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Deputies investigating after man fatally stabbed outside Lancaster County home
LANCASTER COUNTY, S.C. - Deputies are investigating after a man was fatally stabbed at a home in Lancaster County overnight. [RELATED: 19-year-old stabs brother to death in Matthews, police say]
Indian Land fire chief charged in York County prostitution bust near Carowinds
The chief of the Indian Land Fire Department in Lancaster County was arrested Friday in a prostitution sting at a York County motel near Carowinds, officials said. Thomas Wayne Pickard, 52, who also works full time for Lancaster County’s fire service, is charged with first-offense prostitution, acco
Driver killed after getting out of car following crash on I-485
CHARLOTTE (FOX 46 WJZY) - One person died after a crash on Interstate 485 early Saturday morning. The crash happened just after 5 A.M. on the inner loop between South Boulevard and I-77. The N.C. Highway Patrol says the driver of a Hyundai lost control of his car because of the wet road. His car sla
Authorities Charge 5 Suspects After Busting Drug Trafficking Ring In Lancaster County
LANCASTER COUNTY, SC — Authorities from several local and federal agencies arrested five suspects Friday morning on more than 35 warrants, including over a dozen drug trafficking charges.
Beloved South Carolina Grandmother Celebrates Her 105th Birthday
Bethune, SC - (WLTX) Today there was a celebration of life in Bethune as a great grandmother of 5 celebrated her 105th birthday. Tambourines were played and songs were sang as friends and family came from all over to celebrate Lula Mae Dyers remarkable birthday milestone at the Sandy Level Baptist C
Police in Lancaster investigating weekend shooting
According to published reports, Police in Lancaster are investigating a Sunday evening shooting of a man who was found in the street by neighbors. The incident happened around 6 p.m. Sunday on Old Landsford Road near Springdale Road outside the Lancaster city limits. Doug Barfield, spokesman for the
Coroner: Body found in South Carolina pond showed no trauma
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A coroner says an autopsy on a body pulled from a pond at a city park found no signs of trauma. News outlets report Richland County Coroner Gary Watts said in a news release that the cause of death is "pending further studies." He identified the dead person as 29-year-old Jerry
And the children watched: The day the Confederate flag was lowered from South Carolina's Statehouse dome
COLUMBIA — And then there were the children. Some led the throng of blacks marching silently through the Saturday morning streets of this capital city. Others hoisted Confederate flags — tiny versions of one that had flown atop South Carolina's Statehouse for 38 years.
Troopers investigating early morning fatal crash in Lancaster County
LANCASTER COUNTY, S.C. - South Carolina state troopers said one person was killed in a crash early Wednesday morning in Lancaster County. The wreck happened before 5 a.m. on Riverside Road.
Man wanted on multiple counts of child rape in North Carolina
The Union County Sheriff's Office is currently searching for 31-year-old Daran Marte Wingo. Deputies report several arrest warrants have been issued against Wingo, charging him with multiple counts of statutory rape of a child by an adult and multiple counts of indecent liberties with a child.
South Carolina man with alleged nefarious intent found hiding under rig
Cocke County authorities Thursday morning arrested a South Carolina man who allegedly planned to rob the driver and then steal his tractor-trailer rig from a location off Zanzabar Road.
Prostitution Sting Leads To Firefighter Arrest
YORK CO., SC — A prostitution sting landed a local firefighter in jail. Detectives arrested Thomas Pickard, 52, Friday morning. They say the arrest happened at a hotel or motel on Carowinds Blvd.
North Carolina, South Carolina battle to a draw in Shrine Bowl
SPARTANBURG, S.C. — Guess the border battle between North and South Carolina will have to wait a year before finally being settled. The 82nd meeting between the top gridiron standouts from North and South Carolina finished in a 10-all tie at Wofford College’s Gibbs Stadium in Spartanburg. It is only
A Visit To This South Carolina Animal Sanctuary Is Perfect For Your Next Outing
Much of the Palmetto State is considered farm country. In fact, according to the Farm Bureau, in 2015, more than 25,000 farms (large and small) were located in South Carolina. But, there’s only one Cotton Branch Farm Animal Sanctuary. It’s a working farm dedicated solely to farm animals that needed
Regulators OK $15B merger of troubled South Carolina utility
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A power company's $15 billion deal to purchase a troubled South Carolina-based utility after a costly nuclear construction failure won approval Friday from state regulators.
Rock Hill construction worker, 64, dies after fall at Chester school, coroner says
A construction worker from Rock Hill who fell after an electric shock in Chester County at a building site has died, officials said. Donald Totherow, 64, died Wednesday at a Charlotte hospital, according to officials with the Chester County Coroner’s Office.
Bruins fall in overtime at Nation Ford
For the second straight game, the Lancaster Bruins went to overtime, and again came up on the short end of the score. LHS, coming off a 73-70 overtime loss to Class AA county rival Andrew Jackson, dropped an 83-75 loss to Nation Ford High School in Fort Mill on Tuesday night.
SC attorney general applauds ruling on health care overhaul
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina's top prosecutor is applauding a federal judge's ruling that President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act is unconstitutional. Attorney General Alan tells The Associated Press that he has always believed the health care overhaul to be flawed. He says the legal ch
Vols wrestlers surge early for victory
Andrew Jackson captured nine of 10 weight classes to open the match for a 44-21 wrestling win over rival Lancaster High School on Wednesday night in the Bruins’ gym. The Vols, 2-1 on the season, forged a 17-6 lead after five weight classes and followed with four straight pivotal pins to take control
Criminals cloning cards to steal your cash
Burglars are becoming as brazen as the holiday season is bright. The Monroe Police Department shared several photos of suspects they say have been using cloned debit cards to withdraw money from ATMs. Police said they've been seen driving an early 2000s Toyota Sienna minivan with a maroon hood.