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Drugs disguised as candy found during traffic stop in Upstate, police chief says
Antonio Mardequez Brown, of Greenville, was charged with unlawful carrying of a pistol and trafficking marijuana.
2 hurt after crash on Hwy 123 in Pickens
PICKENS, SC (WSPA) - SC Highway Patrol says two people were hurt after a pickup truck was pulling a U-haul trailer overturned.It happened on Highway 123 near mile marker 11.SCHP says the truck lost control, ran off the left side of the road and overturned. TOne was airlifted to the hospital and one
5 lbs of marijuana, THC gummy bears found in Clemson traffic stop
Dixon said the man was stopped early Thursday morning. After smelling marijuana, police searched the vehicle and found approximately five pounds of marijuana, 50 bags of what appeared to be THC gummy bears and 122 vape pens containing THC as well as 152 refills for those pens, Dixon said.
Thyroid medication recalled due to contamination concerns
A pharmaceutical company is recalling a thyroid medication due to risks of contamination, also known as "adulteration."The medication, Levothyroxine and Liothyronine,is being recalledin its tablet form in the 15 mg, 30 mg, 60 mg, 90 mg and 120 mg dosages.Westminster Pharmaceuticals, LLC reports that
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.
Tornado warning issued for Banks county
3:51 P.M. |The NWS says the storm that prompted the warning is weakening below severe limits, and is exiting the warned area. Therefore, the warning will be allowed to expire at 4P.M.. However heavy rain is still possible with this thunderstorm.
Two Upstate South Carolina Police Officers Fired, Third Resigns, Police Chief Confirms
Anderson, SC (Independent Mail) — Two Anderson police officers were fired and a third resigned last week, Police Chief Jim Stewart said.
Six families displaced, firefighter injured after Anderson apartment fire, officials say
Six families were displaced and a firefighter was injured after an apartment fire in Anderson on Thursday night, Travis Poore, with the Anderson City Fire Department said.
MUST Ministries announces new board members and officers
Ten new board members are beginning their three-year tenures with MUST Ministries.These community leaders will guide MUST in serving neighbors in need in eight counties. MUST provides food, housing, employment, services and clothing to 30,000 clients a year, 84-percent of whom are women and children
Death Valley residents to collide
CLEMSON, S.C. (CLEMSON ATHLETICS) — Clemson announced today that it has formally added three games to the team's football schedules for 2025-26, including a home-and-home series with LSU in 2025 and 2026 and a home game against Troy in 2025.
Georgia removes limits on tolls for express lanes
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Hartwell woman injured after being struck by car
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Meet the new principals and district superintendent at Anderson County schools
Robbie Binnicker is the new superintendent of Williamston-based Anderson School District 1. He started work July 1, replacing David Havird, who retired.
Anderson police chief addresses rumors regarding recent officer departures
The memo references the past week of departures and accusations involving a group of officers. The memo refers to the group as “the Four Horsemen,” the “Fantastic Four,” and the “Untouchables.”
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.
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.
Upstate Camp Helps Kids Impacted by Cancer Relate and Bond
“I had a parent affected by cancer,” said counselor Colin Czajka. “I know I’m going to benefit a lot from this. I’m excited, but even more excited to help them.”
Anderson District 4 approves upgrades to track at Pendleton. See how much it will cost
During the Aug. 13 board meeting, trustees approved a measure to construct a new track at the high school. Costs are projected to be between $1.2 million and $1.3 million, and will be covered using the penny sales tax funds and local funds, District 4 superintendent Dr. Joanne Avery said.
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.
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.