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Laurens woman faces mob assault charge

Charity Deshayla Ferguson, 22, of 126 Gray St., Laurens was arrested Monday and charged with assault and battery by mob. On July 30, Greenwood police officers spoke with a woman who said she was at Elite Lounge when she was approached by four people who were upset with her, according to a report. Du

INDEX-JOURNAL - 2017-11-21 19:32:00

Elevate Upstate grant winners announced

Photo provided Main Street Laurens USA and the Greenwood Arts Center have been named the winners of the 2017 Hughes Investments Elevate Upstate Community Vibrancy Grants. The grant program, which was launched by Ten at the Top in 2013, provides "seed funds" to support vibrancy initiatives in communi


Police chase ends in wreck in Greenwood

A brief car chase started by Greenwood police ended in a three-car wreck at the intersection of Bypass 72 and East Cambridge Avenue at about 5 p.m. Tuesday. Jonathan Link, public information officer with the Greenwood Police Department, said an officer was in the process of conducting a traffic stop

INDEX-JOURNAL - 2017-11-21 22:38:00

D51 considers keeping prayer benched at sporting events

WARE SHOALS - After a moment of silent reflection and a few housekeeping matters, Bobby Moss made his case to defend organized prayer at Greenwood County School District 51. Since 2001, the Ware Shoals district has refrained from having organized prayer before school sporting events and board meetin

INDEX-JOURNAL - 2017-11-21 08:00:00

Gateway Project detours to continue until 6:30 a.m. on I-85 North

Officials with the 85-385 Gateway Project said overnight detours will remain in place until 6:30 a.m. Tuesday as construction crews break down cranes at the site. Traffic is detoured along I-85 North at Exit 51, onto Exit 51-B to I-385 South. Then, drivers must exit at Woodruff Road, cross the bridg

FOX CAROLINA - 2017-11-21 13:05:00

New Presbyterian College Plan Could Impact Football

Presbyterian College in Clinton will release a comprehensive plan for its school Monday that either adds or redirects various academic programs. Sources familiar with the process tell 7 Sports that the plan could also impact the direction of the football program, which has been FCS full scholarship


County council backs merging 3 rural fire departments

Spartanburg County Council has given its blessing to merging three fire departments in rural southern Spartanburg County, where volunteers are scarce and tax revenues are tight. "We've got a problem," Duncan Fire Chief Barry Frost told council members at their annual retreat Friday. "The three are w


Report: Six people face charges after man reports being hit with gun

+3 +3 +3 Six people are facing charges after a man reported being chased through his own home and hit in the head with a handgun, according to a report. On Nov. 14, Greenwood County deputies went to a Bee Pond Road residence, where a man requested EMS after being hit in the head with a handgun

INDEX-JOURNAL - 2017-11-20 17:08:00

Run Run Rudolph & Christmas Extravaganza Dec. 2

A "Run Run Rudolph" 10K, 5K and children's Dasher Dash will be held on Saturday, Dec. 2, in the morning before the Christmas Extravaganza event as downtown in Sylvania will be buzzing with excitement. The morning run will benefit the United Way of Screven County. The fee for the 10K is $35; 5K $25

SYLVANIA TELEPHONE - 2017-11-21 14:42:15

Police report -11-22-17; Someone reported the theft of a handgun from a vehicle.

Note: All information included in this report is taken from law enforcement incident reports and arrest records, which are public records and available for review at any and all local law enforcement agencies. Not every arrest leads to a conviction. Guilt or innocence is determined by the court sys

STATESBORO HERALD - 2017-11-22 01:28:21

Disney/Pixar releases 'Incredibles 2' trailer starring baby Jack-Jack and his superpowers

Disney/Pixar released an official trailer for "Incredibles 2" Nov. 18 following a teaser clip posted on Twitter the day before. The official teaser trailer shows an adorable baby Jack-Jack giggling as he experiments with his laser vision superpowers. Bob, his superhero father, picks up Jack-Jack an

CONNECTSTATESBORO.COM - 2017-11-21 08:00:00

Lego League Students fight FOG

The Metter Elementary First Lego League wants to eliminate FOG from the community -- not the fog that covers the land, but the Fats, Oils & Grease that can be found in drainage pipes. They shared their mission with members of Metter City Council during their Nov. 13 meeting. The Lego Team was given

METTERADVERTISER.COM - 2017-11-20 18:14:00

Children's programs at the library in December

All Day, Friday December 1, 8, 15, 22 Stop by on any Friday before Christmas to make a special ornament! We'll have a different holiday ornament planned for each day! 52 WEEKS OF GIVING (all ages) 4 pm Friday December 1, 8, 15, 22 This program has a different theme each week, but all of the the

CONNECTSTATESBORO.COM - 2017-11-20 08:00:00

8 ways to transform your eyebrows naturally

Beauty tips and tricks are all over the internet. The collarbone-grazing lob hairstyle, the perfectly matte lips and the flawless "natural" makeup tutorials are just a few of the trends that have been huge over the past couple of years, and it doesn't look like they're going away anytime soon. Howe

CONNECTSTATESBORO.COM - 2017-11-21 08:00:00

Have You Seen This? Slippery stairs are nearly-impossible game show challenge

GAME SHOW CENTRAL - Have you ever had one of those days where it felt like everything was an uphill struggle and you just couldn't manage to make it all the way up the hill? The guys in this video can relate, more than you probably realize. In one of my favorite videos of the year, six people compe

CONNECTSTATESBORO.COM - 2017-11-21 08:00:00

Memo to Congress: Here's what Americans really want in health insurance, according to new survey

Americans would rather have lower insurance deductibles than more health care providers. They'd rather have health insurance for everyone than the right to opt out of coverage. And regardless of their political leanings, they're not enthused about what Republicans in Congress have been trying to gi

CONNECTSTATESBORO.COM - 2017-11-20 08:00:00

Family of man killed in truck attack plans to sue NYC

NEW MILFORD -- An attorney for the estate of one of the victims in last month's fatal truck attack in Manhattan filed papers Tuesday announcing plans to sue New York City, the city's parks and transportation departments and the Hudson River Park Trust. . Darren Drake, 32, of New Milford, was one of

NJ.COM - 2017-11-22 01:45:46

2017 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on NBC: How to Watch Live Wherever You Are

The iconic Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade kicks off the holiday season with its 91st march down the streets of Manhattan on Thursday, Nov. 23, featuring legendary 50-foot balloons, bands, dance numbers and celebs. Coverage starts at 9 a.m. ET on NBC 4 New York, and you can watch it all live at home

NBC NEW YORK - 2017-11-21 16:51:16

The top 10 moments in Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade history

The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade was once a modest march without a single balloon: The first year it hit the streets, in 1924, the event showcased zoo animals. Since then, it has dazzled the country with elaborate floats, larger-than-life balloons and star-studded performances, raking in 3.5 mill

NEW YORK POST - 2017-11-22 03:17:08

Man Goes Missing in Flushing

The NYPD is looking for this man, who was reported missing on Nov. 19. Photo courtesy of NYPD The man, Victor Navarro, is 71 years old and lives at 142-30 Sanford Ave. in Flushing. He's described as a Hispanic male, weighing 140 pounds. He was last seen wearing a blue sweater, gray shirt, blue jeans

QUEENSTRIBUNE.COM - 2017-11-21 16:43:55