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Neighbors worried after man gunned down in Spartanburg

A roadside cross covered in roses now marks where 36-year-old Gregory Drummond's life was taken. He was found dead there on Alexander Avenue after suffering multiple gunshot wounds Monday evening. An officer patrolling the South Converse neighborhood came across a wrecked car before noticing Drummon

SPARTANBURG HERALD-JOURNAL - 2017-10-18 00:44:34

Teen gets 15 years for botched armed robbery in Spartanburg

SPARTANBURG (WSPA) - A Spartanburg teenager will spend at least 12 years in prison after admitting to shooting two people during a botched armed robbery. Jasper Watt, 19, pleaded guilty Monday to attempted armed robbery, two counts of assault and battery of a high and aggravated nature and possessio

WSPA.COM - 2017-10-17 14:58:28

Crews battle house fire in Spartanburg

Spartanburg, S.C. (WSPA) - Firefighters are inside a home in Spartanburg and appear to be ventilating following a house fire. The fire started on Wednesday around 8 a.m. It happened at a home on Midnight Star Trail near Monks Grove Church Road. This is also near Pisgah Drive. The fire crew arrived o

WSPA.COM - 2017-10-18 12:44:24

Sitel job fair Friday in Spartanburg

Spartanburg Co., S.C. (WSPA) - Sitel is looking to hire up to 1,000 new employees in Spartanburg over the next eight months. Recruiter Skip Phillips says there's a job fair happening on Friday, October 20. It will be at their Spartanburg location at 895 Springfield Road. The job fair is going on fro

WSPA.COM - 2017-10-17 11:33:35

Coroner called to scene in City of Spartanburg

The Spartanburg County Coroner's Office was on scene of an investigation in city limits Monday night. The coroner said his agency was dispatched to Alexander Avenue, but said the circumstances of the incident were unclear until the scene could be evaluated. The Spartanburg Police Department was also

FOX CAROLINA - 2017-10-17 03:12:00

Annual report shows decline in Spartanburg's homeless

A recent report assessing the state of homelessness in South Carolina shows that the number of homeless people in Spartanburg and the Upstate has decreased since last year. However, some Upstate nonprofit leaders involved with the report believe the numbers still aren't an accurate assessment of ho

SPARTANBURG HERALD-JOURNAL - 2017-10-18 00:22:46

Report: Greenville-Spartanburg among nation's 'rattiest' cities

Greenville-Spartanburg is among the top 50 'rattiest' cities in the U.S. according to pest experts at Orkin. Each year, Orkin ranks the top 50 cities by the number of rodent treatments the company performed from September to September. Orkin says this ranking includes residential and commercial tre

GREENVILLE NEWS - 2017-10-17 11:12:11

West Nile Virus case prompts mosquito spraying in Spartanburg

SPARTANBURG, SC (WSPA) - The City of Spartanburg is trying to protect people from the West Nile Virus after a confirmed case this week. That means spraying for mosquitoes on the east side of town Wednesday night. "We try to come out at least four times a week," said Nichole Ross, who frequents the M

WSPA.COM - 2017-10-18 03:36:10

Spartanburg PD investigating after man finds bullet in stair case

Police are investigating a shooting after a man said he found a bullet lodged in his stair case at his Baltimore Avenue apartment Tuesday. Officers went to the apartment on Baltimore Street for a vandalism report. A man told officers he heard what sounded like fireworks outside his home around 9:50

SPARTANBURG HERALD-JOURNAL - 2017-10-18 14:27:40

Spartanburg Methodist expands campus into downtown Spartanburg

Spartanburg Methodist College is expanding its campus into downtown Spartanburg. The college signed a lease to occupy space inside the Aug W. Smith building, which is being renovated into a mixed-use space. Terms of the lease were not disclosed. The college will occupy one of two retail spaces on th

GSABUSINESS.COM - 2017-10-17 07:00:00

Brush fire destroys Spartanburg Co. mobile home

The Una Fire Department is investigating a fire that destroyed a mobile home in Spartanburg County early Wednesday morning. The fire was reported just after 4 a.m. at a home on Methodist Drive, according to emergency dispatchers. By 5 a.m., the fire had leveled the home and only some sheets of metal

FOX CAROLINA - 2017-10-18 12:13:00

Spartanburg man arrested in string of armed robberies

A Spartanburg man accused of a string of armed robberies at various Spartanburg County businesses was arrested Monday morning. Dedrick Louis Belle, 46, was taken into custody near his residence on Prospect Avenue, according to the Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office. Belle faces charges including 13

SPARTANBURG HERALD-JOURNAL - 2017-10-17 01:18:45

Coroner responded after man shot in Spartanburg, police say

WYFF News 4SOURCE: WYFF News 4 Coroner responded after man shot in Spartanburg, police say Man shot on Alexander Avenue Updated: 8:45 PM EDT Oct 16, 2017 SPARTANBURG, S.C. - The coroner's office and officers responded to a shooting on Alexander Avenue Monday night, according to Major Art Littlejo

WYFF4.COM - 2017-10-17 00:45:00

Spartanburg police, coroner investigating Alexander Avenue shooting

The Spartanburg Police Department and Spartanburg County Coroner's office are investigating a shooting that happened Monday night on Alexander Avenue. Around 7:30 p.m. officers responded to the scene, where they found a man on the ground who suffered several gunshot wounds to his upper torso and ar

SPARTANBURG HERALD-JOURNAL - 2017-10-17 02:00:07

Case of West Nile virus confirmed in city of Spartanburg

The city will be spraying for adult mosquitos within a three-mile area on the city's east side. A case of a person infected with West Nile virus has been confirmed in Spartanburg city limits, according to the city of Spartanburg. It hasn't been determined whether the person contracted the mosquito-

SPARTANBURG HERALD-JOURNAL - 2017-10-16 21:31:44

West Nile case confirmed in Spartanburg; officials spray for mosquitoes

Officials in the City of Spartanburg said they will be spraying for mosquitoes after an individual in city limits was diagnosed with West Nile Virus. Authorities said they cannot confirm the person contracted the virus in the city, but said as a precaution they will be spraying Aqua-Reslin within a

FOX CAROLINA - 2017-10-16 22:54:00

Police investigating after armed robbery at Walgreens in Spartanburg

Spartanburg Police are searching for an armed robbery suspect after an incident at Walgreens early Sunday morning. Police responded to the Walgreens located at 2410 Reidville Road around 12:38 a.m. in reference to a robbery that just occurred. When officers arrived on scene, they said an employee wo


Apartment fire investigated as arson in Spartanburg, officials say

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (WSPA) - An investigation is underway after a vacant apartment caught fire early Saturday morning, according to the Spartanburg Fire Department. The fire happened at a unit on the bottom floor of an apartment complex on Thompson Street. A call came in at about 8:10 a.m. on Saturday


Spartanburg dentistry to offer free dental care to veterans in need

A Spartanburg-based dentistry will provide free dental services for veterans next Monday. Eastside General Dentistry at 2445 East Main Street will give free cleanings and tooth extractions to military veterans from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 10, ahead of Veteran's Day on Nov. 11. Veterans will have the

SPARTANBURG HERALD-JOURNAL - 2017-10-16 15:44:01

Police seek warrant for attempted murder after Upstate woman says she was threatened, shot at

Officers are investigating after an Upstate woman says she was shot at multiple times by another woman she said has threatened to kill her and her family, per the police report. The woman told police the subject had threatened her multiple times on social media, and on one occasion the subject was w

FOX CAROLINA - 2017-10-17 00:23:00