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Drugs disguised as candy found during traffic stop in Upstate, police chief says

Antonio Mardequez Brown, of Greenville, was charged with unlawful carrying of a pistol and trafficking marijuana.

WYFF4.COM - 2018-08-16 18:39:00

Pickens County Schools adds resource officers in every school, hiring social media monitor

After hearing from parents whose confidence in school safety was shaken in the aftermath of the Townville Elementary School shooting two years ago, the Pickens school board decided to make improving security a priority. So it took $600,000 from growth in the tax base this year to hire essentially th

GREENVILLE NEWS - 2018-08-16 11:30:00

Man breaks into home, tries to fight homeowner, tells deputies he was playing game, deputies say

A Salem man is accused of breaking into a home, trying to fight the homeowner and then telling deputies he was playing a game, according to Oconee County deputies.

WYFF4.COM - 2018-08-15 14:26:00

5 Pounds of Marijuana, THC Gummy Bears Found in SC Traffic Stop

Dixon said the man was stopped early Thursday morning. After smelling marijuana, police searched the vehicle and found approximately five pounds of marijuana, 50 bags of what appeared to be THC gummy bears and 122 vape pens containing THC as well as 152 refills for those pens, Dixon said.

WLTX.COM - 2018-08-16 21:31:55

Remembering Aretha Franklin: When Queen of Soul reigned over fans at Greenville concert

EDITOR'S NOTE: This article was first published on April 19, 2006, after Aretha Franklin's April 18 performance at the Peace Center. Aretha Franklin died today, Aug. 16, 2018.

GREENVILLE NEWS - 2018-08-16 15:44:00

Upstate man dies Wednesday after crashing car over weekend

An 86-year-old man died Wednesday, four days after he was injured in a single-vehicle crash, according to the Highway Patrol.

WYFF4.COM - 2018-08-15 17:21:00

Man sues Sheriff's Office after vehicle search on 'Live PD'

Javonte Hall filed the complaint on July 30, alleging gross negligence, intentional infliction of emotional distress, defamation and invasion of privacy.

GREENVILLE NEWS - 2018-08-15 20:16:00

Wilson withdraws from Pickens County School Board race; new 7th seat draws two candidates

The races for four seats on the Pickens County School Board, including the newly created District 7 seat, have been set, with the filing book closing at noon Wednesday.

GREENVILLE NEWS - 2018-08-15 23:00:00

Man dies in fall at South Carolina construction site

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WJBF.COM - 2018-08-16 07:01:19

Big crowd greets Ingles' largest Upstate market

"We opened at 6, and there was already a line waiting here at 5:45," said Melissa Leavell, advertising director for the Asheville-based regional chain that operates 32 stores in the Upstate. "We knew we had a good customer base here in Powdersville, but the size of the crowd has been surprising."

ANDERSON INDEPENDENT-MAIL - 2018-08-15 20:30:00

These are the Greenville County schools that parents and kids choose most

"For his personality, it was a good fit for him rather than just regular public school," she said.

GREENVILLE NEWS - 2018-08-15 12:00:00

Clemson announces home-and-home series against LSU

Clemsonwill open the 2025 campaign with the two newly added opponents, first welcomingLSU on Aug. 30, prior to hosting Troy on Sept. 6. Clemson will make its returntrip to Baton Rouge, La., to face LSU on Sept. 5, 2026. All game timeswill be announced at a later date.

WYFF4.COM - 2018-08-15 20:46:00

Body found near railroad tracks in Greenville Co.

GREENVILLE Co., S.C. (WSPA) -- A death investigation is underway after a young man's body was found in Greenville.The Greenville County Sheriff's Office said in a news release that deputies found the man dead just before 1 a.m. Monday.The discovery was made near railroad tracks on Church Street and


Woman found dead in vehicle at Graceland Cemetery in Greenville, deputies say

Deputies responded to the cemetery at 4814 White Horse Road about 11 a.m. Saturday, and located a 51-year-old white woman, Deputy Sean Zukowsky, a spokesman for the Sheriff's Office, said.


Driver injured after vehicle left road

Wren firefighters work at the scene of a single car accident Saturday evening on Highway 88 at the intersection of Highway 8. The driver of a car was injured after his vehicle left the road and ended up in the yard of a resident. Pelzer EMS transported the driver to an area hospital. (Photo by David


Body found inside car at Greenville Cemetery

GREENVILLE COUNTY, SC (WSPA) - Greenville County Deputies say a body has been found inside a vehicle parked at a local cemetery,


Deputies: Woman jumped out of car before suspect crashed it with kidnapping victim inside

Deputies tried to stop the car on Laurens Road and a chase began. It ended when deputies said the driver, 34-year-old Dennis A. Tucker, crashed the car into a tree on Duval Road near Parkins Mill.


Clemson football trains with Anderson man's invention that's 'changing the game'

Gordon Brown, inventor of the Tsunami Bar, poses for a portrait with one of his flexible barbells in his workshop on Friday, Aug. 3, 2018.JOSH MORGAN/StaffFullscreen


About 20 adults, children forced out of dilapidated Greenville County apartment

"Living here has been hard 'cause there's rats, and they're eating our clothes and our shoes," an 11-year-old boy said.


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