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Wednesday's storm a hazard for some, a delight for others

It could have been a lot worse. That was the theme repeated by several law enforcement officials as they considered Wednesday's Winter Storm Inga. With schools and universities closed, and many Upstate residents choosing to remain at home, the storm's impact was limited, police said. "How I apprecia

GREENVILLE NEWS - 2018-01-17 21:43:27

Lexington's Mr. D's Steakhouse is sold

According to Southern Visions Real Estate, the Lexington building once home to Mr. D's Steakhouse has sold. The 7,500-square foot restaurant located at 938 N. Lake Drive was purchased by Krish Investment Holdings LLC, "for an undisclosed future use." Southern Visions represented the seller, Royalty

THE STATE - 2018-01-16 14:17:00

Some businesses open, others closed for Anderson County snow day

Subscribed, but don't have a login? Some businesses in Anderson County didn't take a snow day Wednesday, and if anyone needed lunch, ice-melt, milk, bread or a sled, they were ready to help. The White Jones Ace Hardware near North Main Street and Whitehall Road in Anderson started the day operating

ANDERSON INDEPENDENT-MAIL - 2018-01-17 18:38:29

Slow-moving winter storm leaves lingering effect in South | The State

Several Southern states will be dealing with the lingering effects of a slow-moving winter storm that dumped a half-foot (15 centimeters) of snow on North Carolina's largest cities, dusted the Deep South and killed at least 10 people. From Charlotte to Raleigh, North Carolina's five most populous ci

THE STATE - 2018-01-18 04:06:00

4 law officers shot in South Carolina, 1 critically hurt

Three deputies and one police officer were shot and wounded in northern South Carolina early Tuesday. State police say a suspect was also wounded. The wounded officers were taken to a hospital in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Jan. 16) Cars are parked at a home in York, S.C. on Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018,

INDEX-JOURNAL - 2018-01-16 20:20:29

Water-sucking farms draw scrutiny in Lexington County | The State

With expansive farms stretching across its landscape, Lexington County uses more groundwater each year to irrigate thirsty crops than most parts of South Carolina. But all of the pumping in Lexington County has contributed to a 5-to 10-foot drop in groundwater levels since 2001, and regulators say

THE STATE - 2018-01-18 00:12:00

Man steals vehicle at gas station

Someone stole an Orangeburg man's vehicle from the Sunoco gas station parking lot at 1:25 p.m. on Sunday. Officers responded to the gas station, located at 1111 Boulevard St., after the man called to report that his 2011 Kia Sorento was missing. He said he had left the vehicle running and while he w

TIMES AND DEMOCRAT - 2018-01-17 05:00:00

Execution-style massacre of 4 SC prison inmates was 'gross negligence,' lawsuits say

Four prisoners slain last April in an execution-style killing died because of horrible under-staffing and poor mental health care at a high-security S.C. prison, according to lawsuits filed Tuesday by relatives of two of the inmates. "It was just a powder keg, a place where they had some of the wor

THE STATE - 2018-01-16 23:27:00

Triad predicted to get more snow than initially forecast

The winter storm that was expected to come overnight Tuesday and early Wednesday took a bit longer to arrive. It came to Forsyth and Guilford counties between 5 and 6 a.m. Wednesday, bringing fluffy, wet snow that fell quickly. Few cars ventured out onto the road. The National Weather Service revise

GREENSBORO.COM - 2018-01-17 11:56:00

Storm smacks Forsyth County with 6 inches of snow

After snow blanketed Forsyth County and the surrounding region Wednesday, officials warned that slick roads could create dangerous conditions for drivers this morning. A winter storm hit the Triad, bringing more than 6 inches of snow and resulting in numerous vehicle crashes, authorities said. Minor

WINSTON-SALEM JOURNAL - 2018-01-18 05:00:00

Investigation leads to 11 drug-related arrests in Greensboro

Concerns from a group of Greensboro residents about possible drug activity spurred a six-month investigation that led to 11 arrests. Five law enforcement agencies executed search warrants early Wednesday morning at five homes along the Martin Luther King Jr. corridor. As a result, eleven people wer

WXII 12 - 2018-01-17 21:52:00

Alamance County could get 6-8 inches of snow

Alamance County was looking at six to eight inches of snow by Thursday, according to Nick Petro with the National Weather Service. The county is under a heavy snow band and had received about four inches Wednesday afternoon, Petro said. "The band is starting to push east," he said. Citizens should e

TIMES-NEWS - 2018-01-17 21:24:52

Snow Days: Museums, parks close, shave hours ahead of winter storm

With a winter storm bearing down on the Triangle, schools are closed and local museums and parks are shutting down or changing their hours in anticipation. Here's what I know about for Wednesday, Jan. 17: Marbles Kids Museum and its IMAX theater in downtown Raleigh are closed. The N.C. Museum of Nat

WRAL - 2018-01-17 12:19:12

Orange County declares state of emergency after getting up to a foot of snow

(Town of Hillsborough) HILLSBOROUGH, N.C. (WNCN) - After parts of the county got a foot of snow in Wednesday's storm, Orange County leaders have declared a state of emergency. Such a declaration "allows a county to implement emergency procedures and is the initial step for receiving state or feder

WNCN.COM - 2018-01-18 04:19:00

Snow piles up on roads, grass in Orange, Alamance counties

Mebane, N.C. - Snow was coming down at a good clip across Orange and Alamance counties on Wednesday morning, and there was no sign of it letting up. As of 11:15 a.m., the National Weather Service bumped up possible snow totals to 6 to 8 inches across Alamance, Orange, Durham, Person and northwestern

WRAL - 2018-01-17 16:21:38

Nearly 30,000 and counting without power as heavy snow causes outages across NC

Nearly 30,000 people were without power as of about 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday as heavy, wet snow caused widespread outages across the state. The most outages were centered in the middle of the state, where the heaviest snow fell. Thousands were without power in Wake, Durham, Orange, Franklin, Moore, L

RALEIGH NEWS & OBSERVER - 2018-01-17 21:56:00

Jackson County still under a level 2 snow emergency

Winter Storm Inga brought snow to Jackson County earlier this week that resulted in many closings, delays and postponements. According to Jackson County Sheriff Tedd E. Frazier Jackson County is still under a level 2 snow emergency today (1-17-18). A level 2 means, "Roadways are hazardous with blowi

JACKSON COUNTY TIMES-JOURNAL - 2018-01-17 22:25:00

Dog shelter closes temporarily after rescue of 100 dogs

The Athens County Dog Shelter has been closed to the public, temporarily, except by appointment. Athens County Dog Warden Mary Beth Brown appeared before the county Commissioners on Tuesday to request the closure due to the overwhelming amount of work shelter employees have faced since 100 dogs were

ATHENS NEWS - 2018-01-18 03:30:00

County enacts policy on office-opening delays in bad weather

It didn't take long for Athens County to use its new policy governing when the opening of county offices will be delayed because of bad weather. The policy was adopted by the county commissioners on Tuesday and implemented for the first time on Wednesday. Under the new policy, if the county is under

ATHENS MESSENGER - 2018-01-17 14:53:00

Vienna man faces meth and child neglect charges after police search Parkersburg home

PARKERSBURG, WV (WTAP) - A Vienna man faces felony methamphetamine and child neglect charges after police searched a Parkersburg home on Wednesday. At 2:00 P.M. Wednesday, officers with the Parkersburg Narcotics Task Force and The Parkersburg Police SWAT Team executed a search warrant at a home at 1

THENEWSCENTER.TV - 2018-01-18 02:28:00