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Upstate Walmart evacuated because of suspicious package in bathroom, police say

ANDERSON, S.C. —The Walmart on Liberty Highway in Anderson is being evacuated because of a suspicious package found in the bathroom, according to police.The bomb squad and police were called to the store just after noon.

WYFF4.COM - 2018-05-24 16:24:00

2 arrested in child abuse investigation in Oconee Co.

Anna Brown, left, and Christopher Holbrooks, right, have been arrested in connection to the abuse of a young child in Seneca (Source: Oconee County Sheriff’s Office).

WSPA.COM - 2018-05-24 15:51:12

Man suspected of robbing three Anderson banks in custody after chase, police chief says

A short time later, the TD Bank on North Main Street was also robbed, police say.

WYFF4.COM - 2018-05-23 14:20:00

Help deputies find missing 13-year-old girl

Claire Browning Cox (Credit: Greenville Co. Sheriff's Office)GREENVILLE CO., SC (WSPA) -- Deputies are searching for a 13-year-old girl.The Greenville County Sheriff's Office says deputies received a report of a run away around 5:30 a.m. Thursday.Deputies say Claire Browning Cox, 13, was last seen a

WSPA.COM - 2018-05-24 10:30:45

Mom Found In Alabama with 6 Missing Kids Extradited Back to SC

LOCALPhoto: Oconee County Sheriff’s OfficeMom Found In Alabama with 6 Missing Kids Extradited Back to SCOconee County deputies say they traveled to Prattville, Alabama, to pick up 33-year-old Jennafer Machelle Price to transport her to the Oconee County Detention Center.

WLTX.COM - 2018-05-23 18:32:43

Mall of Georgia department store evacuated due to possible hazardous package

Gwinnett County firefighters responded to the Dillard’s on Buford Drive after an employee notified 911 that there was a package at the store that she thought made her feel ill, according to Gwinnett Fire Capt. Tommy Rutledge, a spokesman for the department.

GWINNETT DAILY POST - 2018-05-24 19:23:00

Democratic South Carolina governor hopefuls meet in debate tonight in Clemson

Charleston consultant Phil Noble, state Rep. James Smith and Florence attorney Marguerite Willis are taking part in a debate Thursday night at Clemson University. It's sponsored by the Post and Courier of Charleston and South Carolina ETV and will be broadcast statewide and online.Charles Bierbauer,

WYFF4.COM - 2018-05-24 14:11:00

Earthy drinking water, dead fish possible side effects of algae issue in lake, water company says

"Algaecide applications are a best practice," said Chad Lawson, with Spartanburg Water.

WYFF4.COM - 2018-05-24 20:31:00

Police chase ends in crash on Bleckley St. in Anderson

Credit: Mike BrownANDERSON, SC (WSPA) - SC Highway Patrol says a brief police chase ended in a crash in Anderson.It happened at Bleckley St. at N Murray Ave around 9:34 a.m. on Wednesday.There were no injuries.We will update this article when we get more details.Credit: Shona Williams

WSPA.COM - 2018-05-23 14:05:08

Passenger dies, driver hurt after crash on SC-28 near Seneca

SENECA, SC (WSPA) - A woman has died and another man is in the hospital after a two-car crash on SC-28 in Oconee County, Monday night.


Rattlesnake plunges from tree into Anderson man's kayak, who was then bitten multiple times

The man, who was kayaking, was bitten multiple times by a rattlesnake and had to be rushed to an area hospital, according to Colleton County Fire Chief Barry McRoy.


3 bank robbery in 2 days under investigation in Downtown Anderson, police say

Two robberies happened TuesdayTD bank robbery in AndersonANDERSON, S.C. —There have been two more bank robberies in Downtown Anderson this week.The SunTrust bank on Liberty Highway was robbed Tuesday afternoon, according to Capt. Mike Aikens.AdvertisementSunTrust bank robberyA short time later the T


Missing Clemson student found dead at base of waterfalls in Oconee County

"A party of four was walking along Whitewater River when the young 18-year-old girl's footing slipped, she fell into the river," King said. "Because of the high water, she was immediately swept away. Her boyfriend tried to save her, went into the water. She went over the falls. He was pulled out by


18-year-old killed in SC waterfall accident identified

Anna McCall MimmsSALEM, S.C. (WSPA) - The body of a woman was recovered Monday following a waterfall accident along Whitewater River in Oconee County.Authorities identified the victim as 18-year-old Anna McCall Mimms. The teenager from Seneca would have celebrated her 19th birthday next week.Accordi


Body of South Carolina teen swept over falls during hike found - WWAY TV

WALHALLA, S.C. (AP) —The body of a South Carolina teen swept over a waterfall during a hike has been recovered.Oconee County Fire Chief Charles King tells news outlets that a woman hiking the top of the falls with a group of three others Sunday fell into the Whitewater River. Oconee County Coroner K


'I have never known anyone more selfless': Clemson student who died at waterfall honored

Often, when she did so, she was surrounded by children who did their best to mimic her every move.


Banks County wreck claims life of Clarkesville woman

Georgia State Patrol Post 6 in Gainesville reports that a Pontiac passenger car driven by Alexis Haney, 20, of Clarkesville was traveling north on Ga. 15 (U.S. 441) approaching Sample Scales Road when Haney lost control of the vehicle.


Man charged with stealing bread truck

Kyle Daniel Moon, 27, was arrested Thursday night and charged with grand larceny. He was still being held at the Pickens County Detention Center on a $15,000 surety bond at press time Tuesday.


Coroner identifies Clemson student who was swept away from friends, over 400-foot waterfall

“It’s steep rocky terrain, as we said, Lower Whitewater Falls has an elevation change of over 600 feet, so that indicates it’s a pretty steep area to work in. And the river is up -- probably a contributing factor to what happened last night -- so we don’t want the same to happen to responders today.


2 killed in car crash in Anderson Co.

Our 7 News crew tells us Fire, EMS, and Highway Patrol are on scene beginning their investigation.