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Troopers: Driver dies after running off road, striking tree in Laurens Co.
LAURENS COUNTY, SC (FOX Carolina)- Troopers said a driver died following a collision in Laurens Monday evening. The incident occurred on Ford Lindley Road around 6:20 p.m. According to troopers, the driver of a 2006 Chevy pick-up truck crossed the center line and rand off the road, striking a tree
1 dead after crash on Fort Lindley Road in Laurens Co.
LAURENS COUNTY, SC (WSPA) - South Carolina Highway Patrol officials said one person died after their truck ran off the road and hit a tree Monday night in Laurens County. According to highway patrol, the crash happened on Fort Lindley Road near SC-252, approximately three mile west of Laurens, aroun
Simpsonville man convicted of possession of 500 grams of meth, faces life in prison
GREENVILLE, S.C. (FOX CAROLINA)The U.S. Attorney's Office said Monday that a Simpsonville man faces life in prison for the possession of more than 500 grams of a substance containing methamphetamine.29-year-old Larry Anthony Ladson, Jr. of Simpsonville was apprehended in March by Fountain Inn Police
Students recovering, driver put on administrative leave following Greenwood Co bus crash
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Spartanburg County Woman Arrested On CDV Charge
Meagan Lindsey Schall, 29, of Duncan, S.C. was charged with second degree CDV in the aftermath of an incident that took place on Sunday.
Police: Man exposed himself to 14-year-old girl
Police say a Greenwood man exposed himself to a 14-year-old girl while she was in her front yard.Mack Arthur Blocker, 57, of 207 New Market St. 2D was arrested Sunday and charged with indecent exposure.Greenwood police responded shortly before 7 p.m. to a New Market Street resident after receiving a
One lane of I-26 East closed in Newberry County following accident, fuel spill
Newberry County, SC (WLTX) — One lane of I-26 East is closed in Newberry County after an accident caused a fuel spill, according to Newberry County deputies.Deputies say the 'fast lane' of I-26 East near mile marker 81 will be closed for clean up after an accident around 2:55 p.m. caused a fuel spil
Year's use of a new Ford to headline Laurens County Museum fundraiser
The use of a new car for one year will highlight an event to be hosted by the Laurens County Museum Association on Oct. 25 in Laurens.The event will be from 6:30 to 9 p.m. and will be held at the Witherspoon Building, the new headquarters for the Laurens County Museum, located at 116 S. Public Squar
CPD: Missing 62-year-old man found dead in Orangeburg
COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - A Columbia man who was reported missing last week was found dead in Orangeburg County over the weekend, according to Columbia Police.
Arrest Report for October 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.Wilhunvie Hill – LaurensWeapons /
Laurens man charged in connection with drug-related death
In May of 2018, the narcotics unit of the Laurens County Sheriff’s Office began investigating the death of an individual on Warrior Creek Church Rd. in Laurens County. Investigators learned the victim died from fentanyl poisoning and began working to determine where the victim obtained the pills.Acc
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
Rep. Pitts suffers heart attack during hunting trip in Montana
LAURENS, SC (FOX Carolina) - State Representative Mike Pitts is recovering after suffering a heart attack during a hunting trip, according to the South Carolina House Ethics Committee. Pitts, the Chairman of the ethics committee and the district 14 state representative for Laurens and Greenwood coun
City of Greenville announces lane closures along Verdae Boulevard
Greenville, SC (Fox Carolina) -On Monday, October 22nd, Greenville City officials warned drivers to expect lane closures on Verdae Boulevard as an asphalt contractor begins full depth patching ahead of the upcoming winter temperatures.Patching will take place in one lane at a time, starting on the L
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.
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
The South Carolina traffic law you probably don't know you're breaking
Ronnie Tinsley of Williamston, owner of Tinsley Towing service, knows how dangerous a roadside can be. Tinsley, who's been in the towing business for 35 years, was hit while working beside his truck in 2016. His truck was struck again in June, when he was responding to a crash alongside Interstate 8
Chrissie Cofield named Laurens Police Chief
As it turns out, it’s the Year of the Woman in the Laurens Police Department.After a brief executive session, Laurens City Council unanimously approved the promotion of Chrissie Cofield to the job of Police Chief recently vacated by Sonny Ledda.
Coroner IDs 25-year-old West Columbia woman as victim in fatal shooting near Farrow Road
The Richland County Coroner has identified the female victim who died following a shooting Saturday morning. Twenty-five-year-old Jerri Lynn Sigmon of West Columbia died from a gunshot wound to the head. She was transported from the scene to Palmetto Health Richland Memorial Hospital where she died
30 taken to hospital after floor collapses during private party
CLEMSON, S.C. (WSPA) - Thirty people were taken to area hospitals Sunday morning after a floor collapsed during a party at an apartment complex, according to Clemson City Police Department. It happened at about 12:30 a.m. at The Woodlands Apartments on Old Greenville Highway, police said. According