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July 23, 2019 - 3:27 pm
Meals on Wheels of Greenville has received a grant for $2,500 from Meals on Wheels America to support its Pet Food Program. This program provides donated dog and cat food monthly to homebound individuals served by Meals on Wheels who are unable to care for their pets on their own. The Pet Food...
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July 22, 2019 - 2:28 pm
(COLUMBIA, SC) – July 18, 2019 – South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson announced today that the South Carolina State Grand Jury has issued an additional indictment in the case known as “Cash Cow”, involving allegations of sophisticated and highly lucrative conspiracies to smuggle large...
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Patrick Gentry
July 22, 2019 - 11:54 am
The Anderson Country Sheriff's Office responded to reports a shooting just after 10PM Sunday night at the McDonalds on Electric City Blvd. When deputies arrrived, they found a 24 year-old man with a gunshot wound to his leg. The victim was taken by EMS to a hospital for treatment of non-life...
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July 22, 2019 - 11:33 am
South Carolina Police say a deputy is accused of repeatedly abusing his wife, who he allegedly body-slammed onto the ground when she was pregnant. News outlets report Donald Douglass Ross Jr. was arrested and charged with domestic violence Friday, the same day he resigned from the Spartanburg...
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July 22, 2019 - 11:20 am
ANDERSON, S.C. (AP) __ More school districts are joining a South Carolina experiment to have kids learn at home on days when roads are too icy for school buses. The Independent Mail reports that there weren't enough snow days last year for the South Carolina Education Oversight Committee to decide...
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Patrick Gentry
July 19, 2019 - 2:30 pm
The woman serial killer Todd Kohlhepp held captive in a storage container after murdering her boyfriend is charged with domestic violence. The Greenville County sheriff's warrant says Kala Brown admitted striking the victim within the face with her fist during an argument. It happened at the house...
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Patrick Gentry
July 18, 2019 - 2:29 pm
Classic Rock 101.1, 93.3 The Planet, and The Blood Connection are coming together again for the 15th Annual Rock ‘N Roll Up Your Sleeve Blood Drive, the Upstate’s largest blood drive. To keep summer blood supply levels up, WROQ-FM Classic Rock 101.1 and WTPT-FM 93.3 The Planet will encourage radio...
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July 18, 2019 - 2:03 pm
Statement from the Sheriff's Office: The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office is notifying the public that malware has affected certain servers at the Oconee County Pine Street offices. The servers affected have been isolated and taken offline. The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office and the appropriate state...
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Patrick Gentry
July 16, 2019 - 12:19 pm
A Clemson University student hit and killed by a car in Jacksonville, Florida, is the fifth student from the school to die in the past three months. News outlets report 22-year-old Bryn Turner was run over Thursday night. A news release from Jacksonville Beach police says 31-year-old Joshua...
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Patrick Gentry
July 15, 2019 - 12:10 pm
Law enforcement officers in five southern states are planning a crackdown on speeding motorists next week. State troopers and local officers in Alabama, Georgia, Florida, South Carolina and Tennessee are participating in a speed enforcement campaign called Operation Southern Shield 2019, according...
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