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Downtown development pushes boundaries of city's center

There's hardly a block in downtown Spartanburg today where you won't find economic development taking place. Whether it's the construction of new residential units or hotel rooms, expansion of longtime staple restaurants, or renovation of historic buildings for a variety of uses, activity in the cit

SPARTANBURG HERALD-JOURNAL - 2017-11-19 07:00:00

Former Fuji CEO honored by home country

A longtime Fujifilm executive was honored by his home nation in October for more than a decade of service to the company. On Oct. 22 at the 40th annual SEUS-Japan Conference in Greenville, Hirokuni "Harry" Watanabe was awarded the Consul General's Certificate of Commendation in front of dignitaries,

INDEX-JOURNAL - 2017-11-19 08:00:00

Emissions testing status awaits EPA review

Burke County drivers who have been hoping to pay less for vehicle inspections will have to wait a while longer. In May, the North Carolina General Assembly passed a bill that exempted 26 of 48 counties where vehicle emissions testing were required. When car owners have their yearly vehicle inspectio

MORGANTON NEWS HERALD - 2017-11-18 21:00:00

Family of Tigers fans needs your help to find cherished Clemson hat lost at football game

It's been passed down in the family for years. Emily Whitaker Poetz said her son Ryan lost a pretty unique hat at the Clemson vs. Florida State game on Friday. It's very special to him. In a Facebook post, Poetz shared a photo of the hat, which she says was a gift from his grandfather: Emily Whitake

FOX CAROLINA - 2017-11-19 09:00:00

Nanny Faye returns to Upstate for Sanders Family Christmas gospe - FOX Carolina 21

Chrisley Knows Best star Nanny Faye will be celebrating the holidays in the Upstate as a guest performer in a bluegrass gospel musical. The performance, Sanders Family Christmas, is a sequel to the successful musical Smoke on Mountain by Connie Ray and Alan Bailey. Sanders Family Christmas is set in


Judson's challenge: Providing homes for 'real people'

Jamella Benson says she and her neighbors often see strangers with cameras and notebooks studying the houses on their street in the Judson community. She says she knows what it means: Property values are rising in her community a mile and a half west of downtown Greenville, and rents like hers - les

GREENVILLE NEWS - 2017-11-18 12:00:07

New Liberty mayor says better days ahead

I saw the strangest thing when I was driving through Liberty the other day: at least 40 big black buzzards, all lined up around the top the town's giant water tower, just sitting there looking. It occurred to me later that maybe they had showed up a few months ago when it appeared that the small Pic


Sheriff IDs body found in Henderson County

The Henderson County Sheriff's Office has identified a man who was found dead less than a mile from the intersection of I-26 and Chimney Rock Road Thursday afternoon. The body of Hendersonville resident Frankie Eugene Herrell III, 25, was found on a piece of property off Old Sunset Hill Road. A per


3 step up to run for Ontario County sheriff

CANANDAIGUA - Just hours after Ontario County Sheriff Philip C. Povero announced he will not run for reelection in 2018, three candidates stepped forward to run for the office. Two launched campaigns this month. The third will wait until the new year. Povero, the longest-serving sheriff in the histo

MPNNOW - 2017-11-19 03:14:14

WANTED: Your photos for our new Days of Yore gallery

Carrols hamburger chain was on Hamilton Street in Geneva for a short time. It opened around 1970 but in 1975 the company converted most of its stores to Burger Kings. (Carrol Restaurant Corporation is still the largest Burger King franchise owner in the world.) Isn't it amazing how a single photo ca

FINGER LAKES TIMES - 2017-11-19 16:00:00

Ontario County man faces charges after allegedly attempting to meet underage girl

36-year-old Scott Castle faces multiple charges after allegedly attempting to meet a 12-year-old girl in the Village of Dannsville. (WHAM photos){ } DANSVILLE, N.Y. (WHAM) - An Ontario County man is facing multiple charges after he allegedly attempted to meet an underage girl in Livingston County.

13 WHAM - 2017-11-19 10:16:03

Shortsville man charged with rape

CANANDAIGUA, N.Y. (WROC-TV) - The New York State Police, Bureau of Criminal Investigation in Canandaigua, arrested Scott A. Castle from Shortsville, NY, on Friday. Castle, 36 years old, was charged with Attempted Rape 1st, Attempted Criminal Sex Act 1st, and Attempted Disseminating Indecent Materia

ROCHESTERFIRST.COM - 2017-11-19 15:00:59

Our View: Cheers and Jeers

A CHEER ... to Patrick Rutherford, 47, of Farmington, who pulled a Palmyra woman from her vehicle, which caught fire after crashing into the back of his parked propane truck on Nov. 10. Rutherford, according to state troopers, was behind a home filling propane tanks at the time of the crash. Trooper

MPNNOW - 2017-11-18 11:01:00

New homes, new lives for 5 children

Three families adopt five kids on National Adoption Day at the Ontario County Courthouse CANANDAIGUA - Dressed in matching light blue shirts and bow ties, Coltyn, 5, and Avel, 4, sat on the edges of their seats, intently watching Ontario County Judge Frederick Reed go over the paperwork with their a

MPNNOW - 2017-11-18 01:16:31

Why were Monroe County municipalities stiffed on FEMA aid?

Like manna from heaven, a federal disaster declaration dropped on the Lake Ontario shoreline Tuesday. Federal money would flow to help lakeshore municipalities cope with unbudgeted expenses stemming from the flooding and erosion that ravaged the shoreline earlier this year. Other money will help gir

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2017-11-17 22:00:23

RG&E, NYSEG could face millions in fines over windstorm response

A state investigation into Rochester Gas and Electric's response to the devastating March 2017 windstorms that left parts of the region without power for more than a week revealed significant shortfalls in that response, and could leave the utility on the hook for millions of dollars in fines. Also


Anti-gay supporters rally for Moore, worrying LGBT community

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - A smiling Roy Moore stood shoulder to shoulder with his fiercest religious allies. Flanked by a huge sign for Moore's Senate campaign, one supporter railed against the "LGBT mafia" and "homosexualist gay terrorism." Another warned that "homosexual sodomy" destroys those who p

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2017-11-18 22:45:00

Montana congressman misled authorities on reporter's assault

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - A Montana congressman misled investigators about his assault on a reporter the day before he was elected and claimed that the "liberal media" was "trying to make a story" out of it, according to documents released Friday. U.S. Rep. Greg Gianforte, a Republican, told an officer

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2017-11-18 01:55:00

NCISD Education Foundation surprises teachers with $133K in grants

The New Caney ISD Education Foundation's F.A.N. Club (Funding Academic Innovation through teacher grants) delivered 39 grants across the school district Nov. 8. The Education Foundation strives to promote the success of New Caney ISD students by helping expand on the school district's programs. The


Mother claims daughter was sexually assaulted multiple times at Cy-Springs HS

CYPRESS, Texas - A student enrolled in the Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District has been accused of inappropriately touching a female classmate, the district confirmed Thursday. Both students attend Cypress Springs High School, KPRC2 has confirmed. The mother of the girl told KPRC2 her da