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Elderly man dies days after Anderson County crash

An 86-year-old man died Tuesday of injuries from a Saturday wreck.Anderson County Coroner Greg Shore said William George Sweezy died of chest and spinal injuries sustained in the crash after spending days in a hospital.Sweezy was near his home in Piedmont when his car went into a ditch and overturne

ANDERSON INDEPENDENT-MAIL - 2018-08-15 13:30:00

Fatal crash reported in Anderson County

The collision was reported at 4:22 p.m. on Level Land Road at State 201 near the Abbeville County line, according to the South Carolina Highway Patrol's website.No other details were available.Check back for updates on this developing story.More:Anderson man dies in fall at construction site in Tayl

ANDERSON INDEPENDENT-MAIL - 2018-08-14 22:50:00

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

Anderson man dies in fall at construction site in Taylors

He was transported to the emergency department at Greer Memorial Hospital, where he died about an hour later, according to the Coroner's Office.

GREENVILLE NEWS - 2018-08-14 22:08:00

Man killed in fall at construction site in Greenville County, deputy coroner says

GREENVILLE COUNTY, S.C. —A 39-year-old Anderson man died after he fell from a ladder Tuesday morning at a residential construction site, Greenville County Deputy Coroner Kent Dill said.Denis Popa was working on the construction of a single-family home on Kirklen Lane in Taylors when he fell to the g

WYFF4.COM - 2018-08-14 21:17:00

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

Anderson man claims mouth 'filled with blood' after trying Dragon Breath at Haywood Mall

An Anderson County man is suing Haywood Mall in Greenville County after, he claims, he was injured while trying the popular liquid nitrogen-infused treat Dragon Breath.

ANDERSON INDEPENDENT-MAIL - 2018-08-14 16:08:00

Michelin to partner with Anderson Institute of Technology next year

Aside from the $75,000 monetary donation, the company will work directly with students on real world projects, provide internships and later jobs if they want it.

WSPA.COM - 2018-08-14 20:42:21

One person died after crash in Anderson County, coroner says

Crash happened on Level Land RoadSOURCE: WYFF News 4ANDERSON, S.C. —One person has died after a crash in Anderson County on Tuesday, according to the coroner.The crash happened at 4:22 p.m. on Level Land Road at SC 201, Highway Patrol troopers said.

WYFF4.COM - 2018-08-14 20:59:00

S.C. High School football rankings are out. See who is ranked to start the year

Hanna, coming off an 11-1 season, came in No. 5 in Class AAAAA while BHP was tied for No. 4 with Myrtle Beach.

ANDERSON INDEPENDENT-MAIL - 2018-08-14 20:22:00

Boat found on Lake Hartwell with dog and phone but no person

A boat was found on Lake Hartwell on Sunday afternoon with its motor running, a dog and cell phone on board, but no person.


Future Anderson Institute of Technology students to benefit from Michelin internships

Michelin North America, which operates three facilities in Anderson County and four others in the Upstate, made a $75,000 donation to the school under construction, which will serve as a career center for Anderson School Districts 3, 4 and 5.

ANDERSON INDEPENDENT-MAIL - 2018-08-14 21:42:00

Recycling site will cost $1 million to clean and state should pay, county officials say

OTHER NEWS:Anderson man charged with beating, stabbing, strangling, shooting his mother, grandmother

ANDERSON INDEPENDENT-MAIL - 2018-08-14 12:00:00

Calhoun Falls man faces indecent exposure charge

Reggie Duane Postell, 36, of 103 Broadwell Ave., Calhoun Falls was arrested Saturday and charged with indecent exposure.


High pay and expensive perks: Has ‘absolute power’ corrupted SC electric co-ops?

COLUMBIA — During the early 2000s, part-time board members at Santee Electric Cooperative doubled their pay for each meeting they attended to $450, held “wasteful” meetings to collect more pay from customers and awarded themselves cash bonuses each year, according to an October 2010 audit.


'Come Together' more than just a hit by The Beatles

“Come Together.”It’s more than one of The Beatles’ most popular songs.Sure, when we started brainstorming in the middle of summer, Greg Deal — who does a bit of everything at the Index-Journal — floated the idea of recreating The Fab Four’s iconic “Abbey Road” album cover into “Abbeville Road” becau

INDEX-JOURNAL - 2018-08-14 04:00:00

Not your father’s workforce - Upstate Business Journal

BMW Scholars undergo robot training at BMW Manufacturing Co. Photo courtesy of BMW Manufacturing Co.After the drawn-out demise of textile industries in the United States, shell-shocked baby boomers have been reluctant to encourage their children to pursue jobs they deemed unstable, instead ushering


'It's a crisis': Shortage of teachers and bus drivers plagues South Carolina schools

The shortages have become an annual problem, and there are signs it may be even worse this year in some districts, educators say.

GREENVILLE NEWS - 2018-08-14 13:45:00

Belton man killed while riding lawn mower on highway in Anderson County

Jeffrey Todd Cooley, 28, of Belton, had been driving a Troy-Bilt riding lawn mower on the Belton Honea Path Highway near Hamby Road, according to Anderson County Deputy Coroner Don McCowan and the South Carolina Highway Patrol.


Madisonville woman charged with TennCare fraud

The Office of Inspector General (OIG) announced the arrest of Victoria Ann Hippo, 33, of Madisonville through a press release. She was being held in the McMinn County Jail on a $15,000 bond as of Thursday.