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Authorities find 3 bodies inside South Carolina home

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) - Authorities are investigating the deaths of three people whose bodies were found inside a South Carolina home. Spartanburg County Coroner Rusty Clevenger described the deaths as violent in nature, but provided no further details in a statement released on Saturday. The Spart

INDEX-JOURNAL - 2018-01-20 20:44:25

Two make Fall 2017 Dean's List

CONWAY - Approximately 2.419 students have made the Fall Semester 2017 Dean's List for academic achievement at Coastal Carolina University. To qualify for the Dean's List, freshmen must earn a 3.25 grade point average, and upperclassmen must earn a 3.5 grade point average. Students from the Union Co

UNION DAILY TIMES - 2018-01-21 05:30:27

Police responding after gunshot victim found in Greenville

Police are on scene after a gunshot victim was found along Rutherford Road Friday night. Sgt. Johnathan Bragg with Greenville City Police Department said the victim was located along the 100 block. The victim was awake and talking, and was transported to the hospital for treatment, said Bragg. We ha

FOX CAROLINA - 2018-01-20 03:56:00

Missing man accused of child sex crimes found in McDowell Co.

John Wesley Conner McDowell Co., NC (WSPA) - McDowell Co. deputies say they have found a missing man accused of inappropriate sexual contact with a young girl. John Wesley Conner, 50, of Mountain Hemlock Drive in Marion is charged with three counts of taking indecent liberties with a child and one

WSPA.COM - 2018-01-19 15:32:00

Sunday's letters: Still battling racism

We still have problems today in spite of the strides we have made. When I was 6 years old, my mother and I would have to take a bus from Wadesboro, N.C., to Charlotte for me to see an ophthalmologist. This was in the early 1950s. At the bus station, I asked my mother why there were separate water fo

SPARTANBURG HERALD-JOURNAL - 2018-01-21 07:00:00

Zion Williamson Surprises Some and Picks Duke

Spartanburg - Saturday night on the Spartanburg Day campus, in front of dozens of media and hundreds of fans, Zion Williamson chose Duke over other schools like Clemson, South Carolina, North Carolina, Kentucky, Kansas and others. Zion said he followed his heart and looks forward to play for Mike Kr

WSPA.COM - 2018-01-21 05:14:59

Spartanburg convenience store robbed by masked man

A robbery took place at a convenience store in Spartanburg Thursday night and police are now seeking the man responsible. A man wearing a black ski mask and camouflage pants came into Dee-Traxx at 705 Crescent Avenue around 9:30 p.m. Thursday, according to a Spartanburg Police Department incident r

SPARTANBURG HERALD-JOURNAL - 2018-01-19 15:37:02

Supreme Court silent so far on challenges to shield laws that protect execution drugs

Brian Keith Terrell maintained his innocence until the end. It was a painful conclusion that may have been unconstitutional, he sought to argue. Convicted in 1992 of killing 70-year-old John Watson of Covington, Georgia, Terrell appealed and lost, then challenged Georgia's secrecy law which shields

GREENVILLE NEWS - 2018-01-20 12:23:25

Gillette man gets life in prison for killing 3-year-old

A Gillette man was sentenced to life in prison Friday afternoon for the first-degree murder of a 3-year-old boy. In September, Joseph Nielsen, 22, was convicted of first-degree murder and child abuse of his girlfriend's son, Caiden Fedora, in the summer of 2016. District Judge Michael N. "Nick" Deeg

GILLETTE NEWS RECORD - 2018-01-19 22:07:00

Mountain lion spotted in Gillette was tranquilized

Wyoming Game and Fish captured a young female mountain lion Monday morning on Stampede Drive in southwest Gillette and will transport her for release on public lands soon, said Dustin Kirsch, the South Gillette game warden. The 100-pound mountain lion was tranquilized and was sleeping in a heated sh


Rancher's Round Up is Saturday in Gillette

The Campbell County Cattle Women and Campbell County Wool Growers will host their annual Rancher's Round Up on Saturday in Gillette. The events start at 5:30 p.m. Saturday with a social hour at Cam-plex Energy Hall. The dinner will start at 6:30 p.m., with The Prime Rib Restaurant offering a prime r


News Record wins 25 awards in statewide contest

CASPER - The Gillette News Record was awarded first place for both editorial and typographic excellence and second in general excellence for daily newspapers Saturday during the Wyoming Press Association's 2018 Winter Convention. The Casper Star-Tribune (daily), Jackson Hole News & Guide (large week

GILLETTE NEWS RECORD - 2018-01-21 05:52:00

Warden seeks info on antelope intentionally run over near Wright

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department asks residents to help with a case involving an antelope intentionally killed near Wright. The antelope was intentionally run over by a motor vehicle and left in a field just west of Teton Drive in Wright, reported South Gillette Game Warden Dustin Kirsch. The wa


City brings subdivisions up to speed

Residents in Antelope Valley who are used to driving 30 mph in the subdivision will soon have to learn to slow down. The opposite is true for Crestview residents. The city of Gillette will soon change the speed limits in both subdivisions to 25 mph. The limit now is 30 in Antelope Valley and 20 in C


Candidate for governor to speak in Gillette

Harriet M. Hageman, a Republican candidate for Wyoming governor from Cheyenne, will continue her tour throughout the state announcing her candidacy. She'll be in Gillette at 10 a.m. Friday at the Campbell County Public Library to meet with the public and speak. She will talk about how she plans to f


Gillette sales tax grows at year-end

Gillette's sales tax numbers rose again in December to close out 2017 on a high note. According to the city's Finance Department, the city collected more than $3.25 million in sales tax in the last month of the year. That's the most in two years, when $3.45 million was collected in December 2015. Th


Racks owners buy houses to increase parking area

Set in Ely, Racks Bar & Grill is a local hot spot that provides Monday Night Football specials, Ugly Christmas Sweater parties, UFC fight viewing parties, and a unique menu with items such as blackened yellow fin tuna fish tacos, Alaskan Cod, Gyros Salads and a Sunday morning breakfast. At different

ELY DAILY TIMES - 2018-01-19 13:57:34

Railway reports record for passengers

The Ely City Council meeting last week was short, but heated, and definitely informative. The Nevada Northern Railway reported its annual ridership in 2017 was their largest year they have ever had with 16,026 passengers. An agenda item to approve withholding an over-payment by Outwest Excavating an

ELY DAILY TIMES - 2018-01-19 13:58:41

GOP candidates flock to Ely seeking votes

Mike Kneese with the White Pine GOP said, "this is one event where you are reaching out to White Pine." With about 200 guests, the Lincoln Day breakfast in Ely brought out many local residents and lots of candidates running for different United States and State elected seats. Many made the trip in f

ELY DAILY TIMES - 2018-01-19 14:00:48

Dennis Cassinelli: Operation Haylift: The mission that prevented economic disaster

When the record-shattering blizzards of 1948-49 threatened the lives of thousands of livestock, Operation Haylift flew into action. The winter storms of 1948-49 were the heaviest in the West since 1889, and thousands of residents and more than 1 million cows and sheep were stranded in remote regions