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June 15, 2019 - 12:33 pm
Washington, D.C. – Reps. Jeff Duncan (R-S.C.), Doug Collins (R-Ga.), Jody Hice (R-Ga.), Barry Loudermilk (R-Ga.), and Virginia Foxx (R-N.C.) sent a letter to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers requesting information on the anticipated cost increase for dock and facility permits. Last week, the Corps...
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Patrick Gentry
June 14, 2019 - 4:31 pm
A jury in South Carolina sent a father to death row for killing his five children but when, or even if, Timothy Jones Jr. will be executed is unsure. South Carolina has no drugs to carry out lethal Injections and companies refuse to sell them to prison officials. After executing 18 prisoners from...
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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 - 4:15 pm
A week-long search for a missing South Carolina pony has come to end. Yesterday, Stolen Horse International, a Facebook group dedicated to locating missing horses, confirmed that Pikachu, the 2-month old Palomino was found dead. According to the Associated Press, Pikachu was first reported missing...
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Drought at Lake Hartwell
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Ken Pauli
June 14, 2019 - 1:51 pm
The recent rains we had brought the Upstate some good news. The S .C. Drought Response Committee has removed drought declarations for three Upstate counties. It also downgraded drought status for 35 others. The drought declaration was removed for Anderson, Pickens and Oconee counties. Greenville,...
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Patrick Gentry
June 14, 2019 - 1:28 pm
Authorities are looking for a driver who struck a South Carolina trooper while fleeing from a traffic checkpoint in Orangeburg County. The Highway Patrol said Trooper M.R. Burgess was hit around 11 p.m. Monday on a road near Orangeburg. Authorities say he was treated and released from the hospital...
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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 14, 2019 - 1:01 pm
A K-9 handler suspended for using excessive force on a suspect is back on duty in South Carolina. WCBD-TV says Deputy Kenneth Sandefur was suspended from the K-9 division for 40 hours but returned Wednesday. News outlets report Greenville officials released body cam video Wednesday showing 47-year-...
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Volunteers Needed
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Ken Pauli
June 14, 2019 - 10:08 am
The City of Greenville needs your help for the upcoming July 4th, Wells Fargo Red, White and Blue festival. They need volunteers to help make this great event (including fireworks) successful. Wells Fargo Red, White...
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Ken Pauli
June 13, 2019 - 3:50 pm
It may just be getting into summer, but Greenville is already thinking about the fall. Fall for Greenville to be exact. Fall for Greenville board members have announced that Bank of America, one of the largest financial services companies in the U.S., is the new title sponsor for the 2019 festival...
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