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Driver hits cars, people while leading Laurens deputies on chase
Two people led deputies on a chase where they rammed a deputy's vehicle and hit a person at a gas station along with several other vehicles, according to the Laurens County Sheriff's Office.On Thursday, Laurens County deputies were trying to arrest a suspect who was wanted and in a stolen truck at a
Man charged in case of woman found dead on side of Laurens Co. road
During an investigation into Wingo's death, investigators learned that Wingo voluntarily got into a vehicle with an unknown individual at a Corner Mart gas station, located at the intersection of Highway 76 and Torrington Road in Clinton.
Laurens County deputies make arrest while investigating woman's death
While no foul play is suspected in the death of a Laurens woman whose body was found by the side of a Mountville road last week, one man has been charged in connection with the circumstances surrounding her final moments.On June 15, Gwen Parks Wingo's body was found on the side of Beaverdam Church R
Former Laurens County employee charged with embezzlement
Agents with the SC Law Enforcement Division arrested a former Laurens County employee on Thursday in connection with diverting county funds for personal use.Jamie Renee Masters, 50, of Fountain Inn, was charged with embezzlement of public funds, value less than $10,000. She was employed as the benef
Wanted man hits deputy, civilian, several vehicles with truck during chase, sheriff says
A wanted man hit a deputy with a truck, rammed a deputy vehicle head-on, rammed a civilian at a gas station and led authorities on a chase, according to Laurens County Sheriff Don Reynolds.
Arrest Report for June 21
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.James Brown - Fountain Inn- Unlawf
SC Woman Wins Big on 'The Price is Right'
Newberry, SC (WLTX) - "Monica Stinson come on down..." This Newberry woman came to play, walking away with prize after prize as Friday's big winner on "The Price is Right."
Wanted man in stolen truck leads deputies on wild chase
The pursuit of a wanted individual in a stolen vehicle led law enforcement on a chase from Gray Court to Laurens, leaving several hit vehicles and individuals in their wake.On Thursday, June 21, the Laurens County Sheriff’s Office was attempting to take a suspect, who was wanted and in a stolen vehi
Driver dies in crash near Waterloo
A 1999 two-door Honda Acura was heading south along the road when it crossed the centerline, according to Cpl. Bill Rhyne with the state Highway Patrol. The driver overcorrected, sending the car off the right side of the road.
Merger of Laurens, Greenwood YMCAs wins approval
The Family YMCA of Greater Laurens and the Greenwood Family YMCA completed a merger by a 94.6 percent vote of the Laurens membership on Thursday evening.By the Greenwood Y’s by-laws, the merger required only the approval of its Board of Directors, thus making the approval of the Laurens membership t
Clinton man arrested in connection with death of woman in Mountville
Although foul play was not suspected, investigators were still working to find out how Wingo ended up at this location. During the course of the investigation, deputies learned that Wingo voluntarily got into a vehicle with an unknown individual at a Corner Mart gas station. This gas station is at t
Man charged after several dogs seized from house in Laurens Co.
LAURENS COUNTY, SC (WSPA) - The Laurens County Sheriff's Office said a man who resided at a now condemned home in Gray Court, where several dogs were rescued and others found dead earlier this week, has been charged with several counts of ill treatment of animals.
Cross Hill man faces prison time for unlawful gun possession
A Cross Hill man is facing federal prison time after police found him with a gun he was prohibited from owning, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office.Michael Jerome Davis, 43, of Cross Hill was sentenced in federal court Thursday to 15 years in prison followed by supervised release after he pleade
4 dead dogs found at Upstate home of man already in jail, sheriff says
The homeowner, Timothy Edward Glassford, is already in jail on a charge of assault and battery of a high and aggravated nature, Reynolds said.
PICS: Dogs seized at 'worst nightmare' house in Gray Court
Several dogs are getting care and animal control is working to seize several more from a home in Gray Court. Giles Gilmer with Laurens Co. Animal Control said four dead dogs were found at a home in the 300 block of Kennedy Drive. Copyright 2018 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This ma
Man stabs 4 family members in Union, police say
FILEUNION, SC (WSPA) - Union Public Safety officials said a 23-year-old man reportedly stabbed four of his relatives during a domestic dispute Wednesday night.According to Capt. Kevin Powers, a call came in about a stabbing in the 100 block of Washington Street around 7:35 p.m.Powers said a man star
Arrest Report for June 19
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.Melissa Sergent - Greenwood
Woman found dead on side of road in Laurens Co. ID'd
FILELAURENS COUNTY, SC (WSPA) - The Laurens County Sheriff's Office said an investigation is underway after a Laurens woman was found deceased on the side of the road in Mountville on Friday.According to a sheriff's office news release, the woman's body -- identified as Gwen Parks Wingo -- was found
Greenwood man faces domestic violence charge
Anthony Lamark Murray, 37, of 735 Holloway Ave., Greenwood was arrested Wednesday and charged with drawing weapon in affray and first-degree domestic violence.
2 adults found dead in South Carolina, 3 children safe
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — A man and woman have been found dead in a home in South Carolina and sheriff's deputies say three children were found in the house unharmed.News outlets reported that Spartanburg County sheriff's deputies were called to a home southeast of the city around 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.T