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'People Out There Do Care' Veteran Surprised By New Home

Chapin, SC (WLTX) - A military veteran medically discharged for injuries suffered after an IED explosion has been given a new home right here in the Midlands. On Thursday, neighbors and community members decorated the unfinished walls of his home with letters. "To know that they can come in not only

WLTX.COM - 2017-09-22 00:33:58

South Carolina bookkeeper pleads to taking $120 thousand

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- A South Carolina bookkeeper has pleaded guilty to taking more than $120,000 from her employer. U.S. Attorney Beth Drake said in a news release that 40-year-old Yvonne Sanchez of Chapin pleaded guilty Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Columbia. Assistant U.S. Attorney Winston

WACH.COM - 2017-09-21 07:36:05

Businesses Hurt By Nuclear Construction Shutdown Are Bouncing Back

Columbia, SC (WLTX) - The heavy traffic that once lined Monticello Road in Jenkinsville has nearly disappeared. and the Broad River Campground has been quiet since construction was halted on two nuclear units at V.C. Summer. "We had approximately 130 spots filled up at that time," D. Melton said. Me

WLTX.COM - 2017-09-21 01:47:34

Chapin bookkeeper admits stealing $121K from Columbia business

For two years, 40-year-old Yvonne Sanchez, of Chapin, was a bookkeeper for the Columbia court reporting firm, EveryWord, Inc.. On Wednesday, Sanchez pleading guilty in federal court to numerous counts of bank fraud, said assistant U.S. Attorney Winston Holliday, Jr. Between 2014 and 2016, one of Sa

THE STATE - 2017-09-20 22:34:00

Greenwood woman faces drug distribution charge

Teresa Ann Lowe, 40, of 2601 McCormick Highway, Greenwood was arrested Wednesday and charged with distribution of a controlled substance and driving under suspension. On Feb. 27, two Greenwood County Drug Enforcement Unit agents saw two people standing next to a parked vehicle outside of Fred's Disc

INDEX-JOURNAL - 2017-09-21 19:04:00

Job fair to feature more than 2,000 positions

Companies seeking to fill more than 2,000 positions will be at the Upper Savannah Regional Job Fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday at the Greenwood Mall. More than 50 employers will be represented at the job fair, and Piedmont Technical College will have information on related educational programs

INDEX-JOURNAL - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

Police: Man dead after domestic dispute

A man is dead and one person is in custody after a domestic dispute Monday night, according to Greenwood police. The agency said in a Facebook post that that officers responded to a call about a man who had been cut and was "bleeding profusely." Police believe the altercation started as a dispute an

INDEX-JOURNAL - 2017-09-19 13:09:00

Second Greenwood teen faces charges after robbery

Timothy Darren Sherard, 17, of 207 New Market St., was arrested Tuesday and charged with armed robbery and possession of a weapon during the commission of a crime. At 11:42 p.m. on July 8, Greenwood police officers went to Phoenix Place Apartments in reference to a robbery, a report said. When offic

INDEX-JOURNAL - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

South Carolina has 11 West Nile virus cases

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - State health officials say there have been 11 cases of people infected with the West Nile virus in South Carolina this year. The Department of Health and Environmental Control said in a news release Wednesday that one person died in Anderson County last month. Human cases were

INDEX-JOURNAL - 2017-09-20 16:31:34

Greenwood man faces child porn charges

A Greenwood man authorities believe was distributing child porn has been arrested, the state Attorney General's Office said Thursday. Jackie Austin Stewart, 23, was charged with first-degree sexual exploitation of a minor and four counts of dissemination of obscene material to a person under age 18.

INDEX-JOURNAL - 2017-09-21 18:47:00

Judge: JWC must turn over records

WINNSBORO - Last week, Sixth Judicial Circuit Court Judge Brian Gibbons ruled on a motion to produce documents in a case that he said "has been going on too long," and ordered the Jenkinsville Water Company (JWC) to turn over documents it had previously refused to produce to the owner of Broad River

BLYTHEWOODONLINE.COM - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

Deputies seek missing NC woman in Greenwood

Deputies are seeking help finding a woman last seen Monday, according to a post on the Greenwood County Sheriff's Office's Facebook page. Holly Fitzgerald Lewis, 40, was last seen Monday near Highway 246 South and Highway 702 in Greenwood County. She's 5 foot 3 inches, 115 pounds and has brown hair.

INDEX-JOURNAL - 2017-09-21 20:51:00

Jenkinsville Recreation Center Opens Grandly

JENKINSVILLE - Members of the Jenkinsville Community gathered Sunday afternoon for the grand opening of the new Jenkinsville Recreation Center which is located next to the new Jenkinsville Fire Station. Bertha Goins, Councilwoman for the Jenkinsville area, welcomed guests and recognized the county a

BLYTHEWOODONLINE.COM - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

Greenville County resident among 11 West Nile cases confirmed so far this summer

Eleven cases of West Nile virus in people have been confirmed so far this summer, including in Greenville and Anderson counties, state health officials reported Wednesday. Human cases have also been confirmed in Beaufort, Horry, Richland, Union and York counties, the state Department of Health and E

GREENVILLE NEWS - 2017-09-20 20:16:19

Teen, Man Arrested For Making Bombs

LEXINGTON, SC (WOLO)- A Lexington County man and teenager have been charged with making homemade bombs after explosive materials were found at the man's Leesville home. A parent of a student at White Knoll Middle School called an administrator at the school on Tuesday morning, to report that a WKMS

ABCCOLUMBIA.COM - 2017-09-22 03:58:32

Animals find a safe haven at Cotton Branch

In Leesville, there is a safe haven for abandoned, abused, neglected, and elderly farm animals. The Cotton Branch Animal Sanctuary devotes all of its resources to give these animals a full life. To help pay for that, the nonprofit is holding a road race this Saturday. Ducks, roosters, chickens, litt

WIS-TV - 2017-09-21 23:26:14

Ninety Six approves $1 million budget

More than a fifth of Ninety Six's budget for the upcoming fiscal year is going to the biggest topic of discussion at Monday night's meeting: keeping the streets clean. The streets and sanitation department will get about $230,000 of the town's budget of just more than $1 million for 2017-18. The bud

INDEX-JOURNAL - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Man gets maximum 10 years in women's shelter bomb threat

LAURENS, S.C. (AP) - A man has been sentenced to the maximum of 10 years in prison for calling in a bomb threat to the South Carolina women's shelter where his former girlfriend was staying. Eighth Circuit Solicitor David Stumbo said 44-year-old Rahim Abdullah had also called Meg's House Shelter for

WSPA.COM - 2017-09-21 20:28:17

Spearman: District consolidation 'on the table'

State Superintendent Molly Spearman told superintendents in the Western Piedmont Education Consortium that district consolidation is being considered by state lawmakers, but in many cases it could mean districts will simply share resources. At WPEC's monthly meeting Wednesday morning, Spearman told

INDEX-JOURNAL - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

Matters of faith: Sept. 22 and beyond

AMERICAN CHRISTIAN FICTION WRITERS, SOUTH CAROLINA CHAPTER: A chapter meeting will be 2-5 p.m. Saturday at North Anderson Baptist Church, 2308 N. Main St., Anderson. Guest speaker is Yvonne Lehman, acquisitions editor for Lighthouse Publishing of the Carolinas. (864) 226-7024; elvacmartin@gmail.com;

THE STATE - 2017-09-22 04:01:00