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SAFE HAVEN & Animal Adventures
Image with permission from Safe Haven
Ken Pauli
June 16, 2019 - 4:00 am
For over 10 years, the Upstate has had an organization that rescues native and exotic animals. This Saturday, June 22, Safe Haven plans to open its doors to the public. The organization holds this event twice a year so that the public can meet the animals that live there and learn about their care...
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Patrick Gentry
June 14, 2019 - 4:19 pm
Authorities say a police officer investigating a panic alarm shot a South Carolina homeowner who opened his door and pointed a gun at the deputy. Greenville County Sheriff's Lt. Ryan Flood said one deputy was checking on the panic alert sent from a cellphone at a Simpsonville home around 11:50 p.m...
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Patrick Gentry
June 14, 2019 - 1:21 pm
Authorities in South Carolina's westernmost county are searching for those responsible for vandalizing one church and desecrating graves at another. The Oconee County Sheriff's Office is asking for help from the public to find whoever wrote satanic graffiti and emblems on Hepsibah Baptist Church on...
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Patrick Gentry
June 12, 2019 - 11:45 am
Greenville businesswoman Dorothy Dowe defeated Greenville Attorney Lindsey Jacobs to win yesterday's Democratic Primary for the At-Large Greenville City Council seat. Dowe will face incumbent Republican Councilman George Fletcher, who faced no primary challenge.
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Patrick Gentry
June 11, 2019 - 12:01 pm
South Carolina Department of Revenue (SCDOR) agents today arrested the owner of an Anderson County contracting firm and charged him with three counts of failure to collect, account for, or pay Withholding Tax. Gregory Scott Merritt, 41, of Piedmont, owner of Crown Grading Services Inc., was...
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Patrick Gentry
June 10, 2019 - 11:19 am
Troopers are looking for a driver who struck and killed a man pushing a bicycle along South Carolina Highway 28 in Anderson. Authorities said 47-year-old Cody Evans died Sunday, a day after he was struck around sunrise. The Highway Patrol says the car that struck Evans likely has damage to the...
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Comedian Jay Leno
Image: Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images for David Lynch Foundation
Ken Pauli
June 06, 2019 - 1:32 pm
Jay Leno will be returning to The Peace Center . Image: Peace Center Leno’s late-night television ratings dominated the airwaves for over two decades on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," which won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Comedy, Variety or Music Series and took home the trophy for Favorite...
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Patrick Gentry
June 04, 2019 - 10:21 am
City leaders in Greenville have chosen three finalists for the city manager's position. The Greenville News reports that the position has been vacant for nearly a year after former City Manager John Castile retired in August. The city council on Monday named the three finalists. They are John...
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Patrick Gentry
June 03, 2019 - 11:48 am
New rates became effective on June 1 for Duke Energy Carolinas customers in South Carolina based on the Public Service Commission of South Carolina (PSCSC) order issued May 21. The new rates remain below the national average, even after adjustments are made to reflect investments in cleaner, more...
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Penske Touch-A-Truck day
Image: City of Greenville
Ken Pauli
May 30, 2019 - 2:42 pm
This Saturday, kids of all ages will have the opportunity to sit in the driver’s seat at the annual Penske Touch-A-Truck day. During this event which takes place at the TD Saturday Market between 8AM and noon on Main Street in downtown Greenville, children can climb on, learn about and discover...
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