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Woman accused of attempted murder after stabbing man in Oconee Co.

OCONEE COUNTY, SC (WSPA) - Oconee County Sheriff's Office officials arrested a woman on an attempted murder charge after she reportedly stabbed her husband several times last week.


Man locks himself in bathroom after being stabbed repeatedly, calls 911; wife arrested

SENECA, S.C. — A 63-year-old woman is facing an attempted murder charge after stabbing her husband repeatedly, deputies say. Nell Reeder’s husband called 911, saying he locked himself in a bathroom of their home in Seneca after she had stabbed him several times.


COLLEGE NOTEBOOK: South Carolina, Clemson baseball have midweek games

COLUMBIA – The University of South Carolina baseball team will make its first-ever trip to SRP Park in North Augusta on Tuesday, as the Gamecocks face Charleston Southern at 7 p.m. in a neutral-site contest.


Oconee County Continues To Recover After Last Friday’s Rains And Flooding

(Seneca, SC)——————-Oconee County continues to recover from some flooding and heavy rains that occurred last Friday. Barbara Wilson, the county weather observer, reported around 5.78 inches of rain in her rain gauge last Friday. Oconee County Government reported 15 road closures in the county as of 3


Long-awaited observation platform atop South Carolina’s highest point now open

PICKENS COUNTY, S.C. — A long-awaited observation platform atop the highest point in South Carolina has officially opened to the public. Sassafras Tower is in northern Pickens County on top of Sassafras Mountain, 3,553 feet above sea level.


Sewer overflow at Seneca creek after pump station damaged in flood

SENECA, SC (WSPA) - Officials with the Oconee Joint Regional Sewer Authority is working to repair a wastewater pump station that was reportedly damaged in a flood that happened on Coneross Creek near Seneca on Friday.


City of Westminster:Permanent re-routing of Highway 123 waterline complete; crews to begin flushing system Monday

WESTMINSTER, SC (FOX Carolina) - An earthen fill collapse along Toccoa Highway on Saturday has left about 300 households without water service. The City of Westminster reports that the collapse happened around 4 p.m. and has disrupted service west of Singleton Road to areas served by the city. The c


Teacher to press charges against 9-year-old girl who allegedly punched her

VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. — A Central Florida elementary school teacher wants to press charges against one of her students. She claims that the 9-year-old girl hit her, and the incident happened in the classroom.


Controversial SC megachurch pastor called to #TheJesusChallenge to ‘live minimally’ for 1 year

COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - The controversial pastor of a Greenville, SC, megachurch has been challenged to relinquish his worldly possessions in what a fellow pastor calls #TheJesusChallenge.


Cheating Scandal Rocks University of South Carolina Business School

An associated dean at the Darla Moore School of Business informed faculty members of a major cheating scandal at the University of South Carolina’s signature campus. According to an email from Janice Breuer Bass, an economics professor and associate dean of undergraduate programs, the latest scandal


Judge orders mental review in South Carolina police ambush shooting case

FLORENCE, S.C. - A judge has ordered a man who authorities say killed two police officers in an ambush from his upscale South Carolina home to have a mental examination. [ALSO READ: Man charged with shooting 7 SC officers blames PTSD, letter says]


Kidnapping victim and suspect found dead in NC home

PICKENS, S.C. (WSPA) - Police in Pickens say a man wanted in connection with a murder and kidnapping, along with the kidnapping victim, have been found dead in a home in North Carolina.


2019 tobacco settlement gives South Carolina $79 million

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - South Carolina has been paid another installment from the settlement nearly all U.S. states signed with the major tobacco companies in 1998. State Attorney General Alan Wilson said Monday most of the nearly $79 million in the 2019 payment will go to help pay for Medicaid.


Easley PD: Man, accomplice denied bond in armed robbery of hospital credit union

EASLEY, SC (FOX Carolina) - Easley police say a man suspected of robbing a hospital's credit union is now in custody. EPD says the suspect, identified as Billy Joe Bush Sr., committed the armed robbery at the Palmetto Health Credit Union. The credit union is located inside Baptist Easley Hospital.


Sports Update For Monday, April 22nd, 2019; Seneca Wins Regular Season Baseball Finale Against Woodmont

(Seneca, SC)———————The Seneca baseball team picked up a win late last week as the Bobcats get ready for the upcoming postseason with a 3-2 win over Woodmont. Walker Lathrop had two RBI’s for the Bobcats while Jack Raymark had two hits for Seneca.


South Carolina teachers calling out of work May 1 to march on Statehouse

Public school teachers across South Carolina plan to leave work and protest in Columbia on May 1 demanding higher wages, smaller classroom sizes and other changes to their working conditions.


SCHP: Driver killed in 3-car collision near Easley

EASLEY, SC (FOX Carolina) - Highway Patrol troopers say a driver is dead after a collision involving three vehicles Sunday afternoon near Easley. SCHP says the collision happened around 1 p.m. at the intersection of SC-81 and Piedmont Road. Troopers say a 1999 Toyota sedan, carrying the driver and a


Boil water advisory issued for some customers in Westminster

WESTMINSTER, SC (WSPA) - City of Westminster officials issued a boil water advisory on Monday after crews completed a permanent re-routing of the water line between points west of Singleton Road and Highway 123 back to the water source.


Community gathers for vigil to remember two women killed

PICKENS, S.C. (WSPA) - People in Pickens County came together Monday night to remember Claudette and Rebecca Purry, who police say were killed last week. More than 100 people gathered at Griffin Ebenezer Baptist Church in Pickens, where both women were members.


Another Upstate church reports being vandalized

EASLEY, SC (FOX Carolina) - Members of the congregation at Riverview Baptist Church in Easley discovered an unwelcome surprise on Easter Sunday, and it's only the latest act of vandalism taken out against a church in recent weeks.