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Man dies in Lake Greenwood accident, coroner says

LAURENS COUNTY, S.C. —A man died after a swimming accident in Lake Greenwood, according to Laurens County officials.The coroner told WYFF News 4 the man was on a pontoon in the Twin Rivers area in Waterloo Sunday evening. The coroner said the man jumped in the water to get some flotation devices, an

WYFF4.COM - 2018-06-18 01:07:00

Greenville man killed after crashing into utility pole

Burnett was extricated from the scene on Crestfield Road near Myron Lane and transported to Greenville Memorial Trauma Center, where he later died, the Coroner's Office said.

GREENVILLE NEWS - 2018-06-17 18:19:00

Deputies catch second suspect after shooting and chase, deputies say

Deputies said when they arrived, a white Lincoln was leaving the scene. According to deputies, shots were fired at a deputy, then a chase followed. The pursuit ended on Lily Street, which is about three miles away.

WYFF4.COM - 2018-06-17 09:42:00

Homeless woman, 62, says Greenville shelters won't accept her with dog

She could sleep in a bed at a homeless shelter instead of in the driver’s seat of her car, but the 62-year-old former caregiver said homeless shelters won’t accept her with Cruz. She considers him a service dog for emotional support, but it's not that simple.

GREENVILLE NEWS - 2018-06-17 13:45:00

Former Clemson standout Trevor Booker sees big things ahead for Elijah Thomas, Tigers

“He’s like my little brother,” Booker said. “He calls or texts every now and then, asking for advice on different things.”

GREENVILLE NEWS - 2018-06-17 21:50:00

Greenville police investigate reported gunfire near Nicholtown neighborhood

The shooting took place in the 200 block of Glenn Road where officers went after receiving multiple reports of gunfire around 6 p.m. Thursday, said Donnie Porter, a spokesman for the Greenville Police Department.

GREENVILLE NEWS - 2018-06-16 12:39:00

Shots fired at deputies after shooting at sports bar

The shots were fired from a white Lincoln leaving the scene, and deputies gave pursuit, Bolt said.

GREENVILLE NEWS - 2018-06-17 15:51:00

1 injured, 1 in custody following shooting and chase in Greenville Co.

GREENVILLE COUNTY, S.C. (WSPA) - One person is injured following a shooting at Sonny's Sports Bar in Greenville County.Deputies responded to a shots fired call just after 2 a.m. Sunday at the sports bar on White Horse Road.Once on scene, deputies saw a white Lincoln leaving. Officials say shots were

WSPA.COM - 2018-06-17 08:55:16

Driver killed in crash with utility pole in Greenville County, coroner says

Crash happened Saturday nightGREENVILLE COUNTY, S.C. —A driver died a short time after crashing into a utility pole, the Greenville County coroner said.The coroner said the crash happened around 6 p.m. Saturday at the intersection of Crestfield Road and Myron Lane.AdvertisementThe driver was taken t

WYFF4.COM - 2018-06-17 02:16:00

Afternoon storm brings downed trees, flash flooding

Severe storms brought heavy rains, hail, flash flooding and downed trees to Upstate.

WYFF4.COM - 2018-06-16 23:19:00

Deputy-involved shooting turns into chase, deputies say

Deputies said when they arrived, a white Lincoln was leaving the scene. According to deputies, shots were fired at a deputy, then a chase followed. The pursuit ended on Lily Street, which is about three miles away.

WYFF4.COM - 2018-06-17 07:53:00

Greenville County teen's duct tape tuxedo could land him $10,000 scholarship

The 18-year-old created a flashy gold and black striped tuxedo, complete with vest, all out of Duck Tape, a brand of duct tape.


'We are here': BI-LO emerges quickly from bankruptcy protection, remodels 3 Upstate stores

Having emerged on May 31 from a two-month stint underChapter 11 bankruptcy protections, BI-LO's holding company, Southeastern Grocers, recently announced it would undertake nearly 100 store remodels this year. Locally, the latest of these was unveiled Thursday with grand "re-openings" at three Upst


Simply Kiki: Shop at Greenville's Saturday Market, then create a fresh meal

Most Saturdays around 9 a.m., you can find me sweating and red-faced while shopping at the TD Saturday Market in downtown Greenville. I squeeze in a yoga class or two during the week, but Saturday mornings have become my "me time," when I can get in a nice, long run in (these days 3 miles is long fo

GREENVILLE NEWS - 2018-06-16 17:03:00

Body camera video released of Greenville County deputies shooting man armed with knife

GREENVILLE COUNTY, S.C. —Body camera video showing the fatal shooting of a man by Greenville County deputies was released Thursday.Advertisement(Scroll down to watch video)Jermaine Massey, 35, was shot in March on Third Avenue in the Poe Mill community, officials said. He died of a gunshot wound to


Upscale senior living will transform prime gateway into downtown Greenville

The former site of Cline Hose & Hydraulics, across from the Upcountry History Museum in the Heritage Greene cultural complex, will be home to an upscale, five-story senior living facility that will span nearly three acres on the edge of downtown.

GREENVILLE NEWS - 2018-06-16 13:00:00

New CU-ICAR head Nikolaos Rigas on making manufacturing sexy again | Greenville Business Magazine

For many here in the one-time textile capital of the world, manufacturing conjures up images of greasy, sweaty factory workers surrounded by smoke and dust and machines that are ready to blow at any moment, sending high-velocity parts into the air and toxic chemicals -- the kind that turned the Joke


Clemson Extension: Changing the stigma of bugs

Many of us, especially those who are older than 50, might remember the negative relationship of man and insects that led to the development of tons of different insect killing pesticides. You might recall the TV commercial that went something like this: “The only good bug is a dead bug.” Thank goodn


Greenville electronics store employees indicted on federal fraud charge

Those charged were Jonathan E. Field, 40, of Mauldin; Jacob D. Brandt, 38, of Lawrenceville, Georgia; Joshua M. Watson, 34, of Liberty; Michael G. Lyles, 21, of Fountain Inn; Bryan F.C. Schroeder, 23, of Cottonwood, Arizona; Kenneth C. Carnes, 25, of Taylors; Danny L. Rainey, 32, of Taylors; Larry


Social media rumor unfounded; man just urinated along Doodle Trail, deputies say

An Upstate sheriff's office is trying to put a damper on a social media rumor they say was based on a misunderstanding and a man's need to take a bathroom break.Pickens County deputies were called Tuesday evening to the Doodle Trail near Rice Road in Easley by a woman who described a man acting susp