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Laurens woman charged after fetus remains found in Fountain Inn apartment

Police have arrested a Laurens County woman after fetal remains were found in a Fountain Inn apartment complex earlier this week. Jamie Melissa Wilson, 41, of Gray Court, is charged with homicide by child neglect, according to Fountain Inn Police Chief Keith Morton and Laurens County jail records. W

GREENVILLE NEWS - 2017-09-23 15:40:22

Gray Court woman facing charges in Fountain Inn infant death case

The mother of an infant found nearly a year after the child's death is facing charges after authorities uncovered the decomposed remains. Jamie Melissa Wilson, 41, of 1027 N. Main St., Gray Court was arrested Saturday and charged with homicide by child abuse. Laurens County Deputy Coroner Vickie Che

INDEX-JOURNAL - 2017-09-23 17:24:00

Mother of dead infant found in Fountain Inn arrested

FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (WSPA) - The Fountain Inn Police Department reports that the mother of a baby that was found dead in a home earlier this week has been arrested. According to a report from the police department, officers arrested Jamie Melissa Wilson, 41 of Fountain Inn and charged her with murder

WSPA.COM - 2017-09-23 18:25:50

Our View: Thoughts on good, bad and ugly

Friday's front-page headlines seem to reflect the good, the bad and the ugly in our coverage area. How so? Well, given the order of the wording in that phrase, we'll start with the good. It was good news shared at a Preserving Lake Greenwood meeting Thursday night in Waterloo. While the lake is not

INDEX-JOURNAL - 2017-09-24 07:15:00

Mother charged in death of infant found decomposed in container

The mother of an infant found decomposed in a plastic container was charged in connection with the death. Jamie Melissa Wilson, 41, is charged with homicide by child abuse. Deputies found the remains in a container at an apartment on Monday. Fountain Inn Police Chief Keith Morton said the deputies

WYFF4.COM - 2017-09-23 15:46:00

Group plans to unveil plan for battlefield conservation

A group working to preserve land around area Revolutionary War battlefield sites in the Upstate will unveil its draft plan Friday in Gaffney. The Upstate Battlefield Preservation Group is reviewing properties around Cowpens National Battlefield, Kings Mountain National Military Park and Musgrove Mi

SPARTANBURG HERALD-JOURNAL - 2017-09-23 21:08:19

Our View: On 'The Pig,' 'who?' and bloomin' awards

We'll not weigh in on whether an abandoned bank building in Ware Shoals should be allowed to be rezoned to accommodate a Dollar General. We admit it's hard to believe the town can support not one, but two such stores. And a Family Dollar to boot. Indeed, we suspect the impact will be felt by the fra

INDEX-JOURNAL - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

Woodruff High School marching band will showcase 'Spring'

The Woodruff High School marching band will "Spring" right into the upcoming season with an exponential growth of students and a new theme. The Woodruff High School marching band will "Spring" right into the upcoming season with an exponential growth of students and a new theme. Band Director Brian

SPARTANBURG HERALD-JOURNAL - 2017-09-22 05:01:00

Coroner responding to triple fatal Oconee Co. crash

The coroner is responding to the scene of a fatal crash in Oconee County. According to SC Highway Patrol, the crash occurred on SC 11 at Austin Edwards Road around 6:10 p.m. Injuries were initially reported in the collision, but the coroner has now confirmed at least three fatalities due to the inci

FOX CAROLINA - 2017-09-24 01:46:00

Artist Brandon Davis reception at Howard's Thursday

The nature photography of William Brandon Davis is displayed at Howard's on Main through the end of September. An artist's reception is from 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday at Howard's on Main in Greenwood. Davis, born in Greenwood and a graduate of Ninety Six High School, is employed with the information tech

INDEX-JOURNAL - 2017-09-24 07:00:00

Virtuosic organist credits luck and timing for his start

Playing by memory is something on which organist Greg Zelek prides himself. Check out his mastery of the organ at 4 p.m. today at First Presbyterian Church of Greenwood, for the first Festiva event of the 2017-18 season. The concert is free. "With the organ, it's not just music that you have to memo

INDEX-JOURNAL - 2017-09-24 07:00:00

Festiva offers mix of cultural arts opportunities

The 2017-18 Festiva series includes a variety of musical performances and storytelling. Festiva is a series of cultural arts performances for the community, free of charge, as an outreach of First Presbyterian Church of Greenwood. All performances this season are 4 p.m., unless otherwise noted. The

INDEX-JOURNAL - 2017-09-24 07:00:00

Newberry County deputies find $13,000 during drug arrest

Buy Now Newberry deputies seized more than $13,000 and 22 grams of marijuana during a traffic stop Thursday night, according to an email alert.SUBMITTED Deputies found $13,000 in cash while arresting three men on marijuana charges, according to an email alert from the Newberry County Sheriff's Offi

INDEX-JOURNAL - 2017-09-22 16:29:00

Victim dead 1 week after ejected from Pickens Co. crash

Troopers said a driver has died exactly a week after a crash in Pickens County. According to the SC Highway Patrol, a 35-year-old Greenville driver was traveling in a 2011 Toyota along SC 8, also known as Gentry Memorial Hwy, around 1:55 p.m. on September 15. The driver was about half mile west of

FOX CAROLINA - 2017-09-23 00:18:00

Donalds man faces domestic violence charge

Michael Cortez Moon, 32, of 402 Dunns Creek Road, Donalds was arrested Thursday and charged with high and aggravated domestic violence, possession of a controlled substance, simple possession of marijuana and driving too fast for conditions. On Thursday, Greenwood County deputies went to the scene o

INDEX-JOURNAL - 2017-09-22 17:50:00

Coroner, troopers investigating fatal collision after driver ejected from car in Pickens Co.

The Pickens County Coroner is investigating a fatal collision that occurred on Hester Store Road early Sunday morning. SC Highway Patrol troopers say a driver was headed west on Hester Store Road near Old Dacusville Road at approximately 4 a.m. when the driver ran off the road left, overturned and w

FOX CAROLINA - 2017-09-24 14:39:00

Free mammograms offered to Greenville women at Haywood Mall as p - FOX Carolina 21

The BelkGives on the Go Mobile Mammography Center is stopping in Greenville on Saturday to provide free mammogram screenings. From 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., BelkGives on the Go Mobile Mammography Center will be set up at Haywood Mall conducting the screenings. As of 11:50 a.m., officials at Haywood Mall

FOX CAROLINA - 2017-09-23 19:47:00

5G technology on the way, but Greenwood leaders want protections

Colossal towers pierce the skyline to ensure wireless networks obtain their maximum reach. Call it blight in the name of technology. The new wave of hardware needed to support mobile data consumption will piggyback off those monoliths with smaller devices that can be affixed to utility poles just a

INDEX-JOURNAL - 2017-09-24 07:00:00

Greenwood photographer George Ligon's Kenya exhibit at The Museum

When Greenwood photographer George Ligon Jr. visited Kenya, this female elephant was the first wildlife he encountered there. His trip inspired a photography exhibit, on display Friday through Dec. 23 at The Museum in Greenwood.SUBMITTED Greenwood photographer George Ligon Jr. spent 15 days in the

INDEX-JOURNAL - 2017-09-24 07:00:00

Fundraiser for Ruthie 'Ru' Dean

Image courtesy of the Miracle League of Union County A BBQ Social will be will held this Saturday (September 23) from 5-7 p.m. at Putman Baptist Church, 3692 Buffalo-West Springs Highway, Buffalo. Hosted by the Putman Baptist Church Men's Sunday School Class, the event is a fundraiser for Ruthie Dea

UNION DAILY TIMES - 2017-09-23 06:30:08