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SC woman charged after dog found starved, covered with maggots

LAURENS, SC -- A woman has been arrested in an animal cruelty case involving a starving dog covered in maggots, authorities said Friday.

WMAZ - 2018-08-19 21:11:02

1 dead after reported shooting in Union Co.

UNION CO., SC (WSPA) - Investigators are at the scene of a deadly shooting in Union County, Sunday evening.

WSPA.COM - 2018-08-19 23:31:52

Driver dies in single-vehicle crash in Laurens County

The driver, who was wearing a seat belt, died at the scene. The name of the driver has not been released.

INDEX-JOURNAL - 2018-08-20 10:54:00

AP News - Sheriff: S Carolina woman didn't feed ex's dog for 30 days

The 16-month-old mastiff mix was found tied to a tree, emaciated, malnourished and full of maggots and worms. Now called "Champ," he's being treated at a 24-hour veterinarian clinic in Columbia.

TOWNHALL - 2018-08-20 08:44:00

Arrest Report for August 18

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.Ricky Graddick – Clinton

GOLAURENS.COM - 2018-08-18 18:14:00

Laurens City Park to host mixed doubles tennis tourney

The Clinton-Laurens-Newberry Tennis Association will hold its annual Mixed Doubles Round Robin Tournament on Saturday, Aug. 25, at Laurens City Park from 9 a.m. to noon.Each player will play three sets with a different mixed-doubles partner, against different mixed-doubles competition.

GOLAURENS.COM - 2018-08-19 10:00:00

c. 1886 – Newberry, SC – $269,000 | Old House Dreams

Presenting the RE Hanna House ca. 1886. Historic National Register built by Cam Davis! Perfect Main Street location in nationally designated historic downtown area. Every historic detail intact. Lovely original large windows and doors/hardware. Beautiful wainscoting, unique chimneys, original mantel

OLD HOUSE DREAMS - 2018-08-19 18:32:00

Your headaches at the 85-385 interstate interchange are going to last longer and cost more

But those additions will end up saving the state money, Joel Smith, an associate engineer with the DOT, toldThe Greenville News.

GREENVILLE NEWS - 2018-08-20 12:00:00

Some Clinton residents to be placed under Boil Water Advisory

The City of Clinton has issued a precautionary Boil Water Advisory for certain areas of town, beginning on Monday, Aug. 20, at 12:01 a.m.The affected areas are:– E. Carolina Ave. from S. Broad St. to S. Adair St.

GOLAURENS.COM - 2018-08-18 13:55:00

Deputies: Man charged with murder after Union Co. shooting

BUFFALO, SC (FOX Carolina) -The Union County Sheriff's Office said a Fountain Inn man has been charged with murder following a shooting Sunday night.The incident occurred on Drugstore Road and Flat Drive in Buffalo around 6:50 p.m.Upon their arrival, deputies said they located a deceased male in the

WBTV - 2018-08-19 00:00:00

Coroner, police investigating stabbing

Incident happened Saturday afternoonSPARTANBURG, S.C. —Spartanburg police said they are investigating a stabbing that happened Saturday afternoon.Police said they responded to the incident on Home Street around 4:00 p.m.AdvertisementThe Spartanburg County corner said his office has also been called

WYFF4.COM - 2018-08-18 21:12:00

Letter: 12-year-old weighs in on mall shooting

I have no words to explain the hurt, disappointment and anger I am feeling. I remember when me and my best friend were just 3 or 4 running around the mall, playing hide and seek and hopscotch.The Greenwood Mall is where me and my great-grandma went to see the Easter Bunny and Santa Claus. The mall i


Woman refused to feed her ex-boyfriend's dog, left it outside to die, rescue group says

Animal Control said the dog, named Champ, had been in James' possession for at least 30 days and she did not feed the dog because she was mad at her boyfriend.


Sheriff: 'This will not be tolerated': S.C. woman arrested after emaciated dog found

According to Rescue Dogs Rock NYC, someone passing by the home found the dog,now named 'Champ', and contacted Laurens County Animal Control.


Raiders, Red Devils both fall in final preseason tests

WILLIAMSTON – In way, it’s particularly fitting that the football season officially opens next Friday with the game for the Laurens County championship.The Raiders and Red Devils both need to learn how to win, and one will.Both played halves against quality opposition on Friday night in Palmetto Hig


2 Greenwood men face charges following safety checkpoint stop

Two Greenwood men are facing charges after deputies found drugs and a gun in the vehicle they were in, according to a report.At about 1:50 a.m. Friday, Greenwood County deputies stopped a Dodge Charger as part of a safety checkpoint near the intersection of North Main Street and East Cambridge Avenu


Free legal help given to veterans & service members in Greenwood

The clinic is part of the South Carolina Attorney General's V.A.L.O.R. (Veterans, Active, & Reserve Legal OutReach) Program.

WSPA.COM - 2018-08-19 00:22:57

Public meetings - Aug. 19

AGENDA: Reports: Mayor’s report — loan payoffs, comprehensive plan, Erskine’s pool — updated schedule; Mayor Pro-Temp Jeannie Knight — civic events committee update; town administrator — PARD update; attorney Paul Agnew; fire; police; utilities. New business: vote to reappoint Municipal Judge Helen

INDEX-JOURNAL - 2018-08-19 07:00:00

Woman accused of letting ex-boyfriend’s dog starve is charged; rescue group commits to saving Champ

Elizabeth Lena James, of Lisbon Road in Laurens, is charged with ill treatment of animals.


Solicitor's Office distributes school supplies

Eighth Circuit Solicitor David M. Stumbohascontinued the tradition of donating school supplies to each school district within the 8th Circuit, which is comprised of Abbeville, Greenwood, Laurens, and Newberry counties.The supplies are collected from participants in diversion programs, such as Pretri