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Narcotics Unit: 'Operation Broken Heart' results in eleven arrests made in Oconee County

WALHALLA, SC (FOX CAROLINA) -- 'Operation Broken Heart' proved successful over Valentine's Day, as the Oconee County Sheriff's Office Narcotics Unit announced the arrests of eleven individuals, Friday.


Officials: Weed discovered in Oconee County administration building

WALHALLA, SC (FOX Carolina) - Oconee County deputies are investigating after county officials say marijuana was found inside their administration building at the end of December 2018.


Deputies searching for Oconee Co. woman last seen on January 2

OCONEE COUNTY, SC (FOX Carolina) – Oconee County deputies are asking for help tracking down a missing woman. Deputies said Laura Ann Anders, 45, has not been seen since January 2.


Inmate escaped from South Carolina prison work site, officials say

A South Carolina inmate escaped from a work site late Thursday night, according to Tweets from the S.C. Department of Corrections. Cortney James Smith, 27, walked away from his job in Dilion at about 11:20 p.m., according to the Tweets.


Salley, South Carolina Police Chief throws hat in the ring to be next Aiken County Sheriff

AIKEN COUNTY, S.C. (WJBF) - An Aiken County, South Carolina native and current police chief of Salley Jarrod Goldman is throwing his hat in the ring for sheriff of Aiken County.


South Carolina family suing Kanye West for copyright infringement

FAIRFIELD COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - A family from Fairfield County is suing Kanye West for copyright infringement. That suit was filed in a Charleston Federal Court. It’s over Kanye’s song “Ultralight Beam.”


Man wanted in South Carolina shooting arrested in Seattle

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A man wanted in a shooting death in South Carolina last month has been arrested in Washington state. News outlets reported North Charleston police said 20-year-old Da'Shawn Marquis Richards was arrested without incident by federal marshals in Seattle.


Man given 25 years in child molestation case

Assistant District Attorney Harold Buckler said he, investigators and fellow attorneys continued to search for answers in the month since the conviction of Madison Shadburn. “I’ve never in my life put in this much work after a jury has come back to try to figure out why exactly this defendant did th


These orange alligators are raising eyebrows in South Carolina

BLUFFTON, S.C. — Two alligators with leathery orange skin are raising eyebrows in a community in South Carolina. WJCL reported that a man discovered the reptiles at a pond in Bluffton. Maybe an overzealous Clemson Tigers fan slathered them with the team colors? Or they ate Flamin’ Hot Cheetos? Or th


$100K Powerball ticket sold in South Carolina

COLUMBIA, S.C. — One lucky person is getting more than flowers and chocolates this Valentine's Day after winning $100,000 in Thursday's Powerball drawing. Someone in the Palmetto State has the winning ticket that matched four numbers and the Powerball for a $50,000 prize. The winner also paid for th


Clemson City Police searching for Valentine's Day fraud suspect

CLEMSON, SC (FOX CAROLINA) -- Clemson City Police Department is actively searching for a female suspect in a card theft case. On Friday, the city police department posted a surveillance video to Facebook of a young woman, who had picked up a found bank card and made several transactions on Valentine


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Governor removes entire Richland County Elections Board. Unclaimed $1.5B prize: South Carolina could be big loser too. Bus driver shortage leaves some students chronically late.


Candy sends 28 middle school students to hospitals; GBI handling testing

More than two dozen students were sent to hospitals on Valentine’s Day after ingesting snacks and candy at a south Fulton County middle school Thursday. The Sandtown Middle School students were taken to Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta campuses at Hughes Spalding and Egleston and Grady Memorial Hosp


Flu widespread across South Carolina

SPARTANBURG, CO, SC (WSPA) - Friday, according to the South Carolina Department of Health and Enviromental Control (SCDHEC), at least 29 people have died during this current flu season.


Orange gators are turning heads in South Carolina

BLUFFTON, SC (WJCL/CNN) — A couple of alligators are turning heads in the South Carolina. Chad Goodwin shared photos of an alligator in a pond at the Cypress Ridge community in Bluffton.


In-state DB sets sights on USC offer. Georgia WR has USC among favorites

Defensive back Andru Phillips of Mauldin visited South Carolina earlier this month for a mini-junior day and feels the Gamecocks feel strongly about him. Not strong enough to offer yet, but strong enough to have Phillips (6-1, 176) high up on their board for Class of 2020 corners.


Anderson man faces 30 years in prison after fatal shooting two years ago, Solicitor says

ANDERSON, SC (FOX CAROLINA) -- An Upstate man now faces 30 years in prison after being apprehended in Knoxville, Tennessee, following the fatal shooting of a victim in White City Park Bridge between Anderson and Pendleton, that took place two years ago officials released.


Help find missing woman Faith Roach in Wahalla

OCONEE COUNTY, SC (WSPA) - The Oconee Co. Sheriff's Office is asking for your help to find Faith Roach. They say she was last seen on or around February 4 in the Walhalla area.


SC woman missing for over a week, family believes she may be in danger

OCONEE, S.C. — Deputies in Oconee County are asking for any information to help find a missing 26-year-old woman in the area. Pamela Faith Roach, 26, was last seen on February 4 in the Walhalla area of Oconee County. She is said to live at a residence on Flat Rock Road, but reportedly doesn't have a


TWISC: Race Relations in South Carolina

This week host Gavin Jackson sits down with state Rep. Justin Bamberg, D-Bamberg, and Dr. John Dozier, Chief Diversity Officer at the University of South Carolina, to discuss the state of race relations in the Palmetto State.