Local News

Seth Stokes
August 17, 2018 - 9:30 am
Beginning with the opening of the 2018-19 athletic season, Greenville County Schools is instituting a clear bag policy for all athletic venues. This means spectators are prohibited from entering athletic venues with camera cases, briefcases, backpacks, cinch bags, large purses, and similar items...
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Patrick Gentry
August 17, 2018 - 11:43 am
A South Carolina woman has been arrested and charged with taking nearly $250,000 from Jasper County. State Law Enforcement Division spokesman Thom Berry said in a news release that 56-year-old Denise Smith of Ridgeland worked in the Jasper County Finance Office. She's accused of taking more than $...
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Patrick Gentry
August 17, 2018 - 11:25 am
Federal regulators say there are no plans to clean a uranium leak at a nuclear fuel plant in South Carolina. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission states there are no plans for Westinghouse to clean some radioactive material that leaked from a pipe in 2011 under the plant south of Columbia. Last month...
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South Carolina Radio Network
August 17, 2018 - 11:18 am
AUGUST 16, 2018 BY SOUTH CAROLINA RADIO NETWORK The U.S. Senate on Thursday confirmed two South Carolina natives as judges the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals. Senators agreed to end debate and approve attorney Marvin Quattlebaum of Greenville and federal prosecutor Julius “Jay” Richardson of...
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Patrick Gentry
August 17, 2018 - 10:40 am
EMS and fire-rescue medics unable to revive a contractor who lost consciousness working on arooftop ar conditioning unit at Mauldin Middle School late this morning. The Greenville County coroner's office is investigating. Nothing yet on identification; the man was not a school district employee...
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Seth Stokes
August 17, 2018 - 10:02 am
It is common to book a vacation, arrive at your destination and then begin to worry if things are safe and sound at home. That worry can put a bit of a damper on your fun time. The Simpsonville Police Department is trying to help alleviate that worry. For the past two years, they have been running...
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Backpacks
dreamstime
August 16, 2018 - 3:44 pm
The United Way of Greenville County will be packing thousands of backpacks of school supplies for needy children as part of their Tools for Schools project. Duke Energy volunteers will help sort and pack school supplies on Friday, August 17, for the pickup event that occurs on Saturday. The Duke...
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Patrick Gentry
August 16, 2018 - 3:42 pm
Five people have been shot and wounded in South Carolina as they had gathered to mourn the death of a family member who died following a wreck last month. Greenwood County Sheriff David Kelly told news outlets the shooting happened around 11 p.m. Wednesday. Kelly said deputies were told a number of...
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Patrick Gentry
August 16, 2018 - 11:45 am
Thursday morning the Greer Police Department went to a home on Cotter Lane in Greer to serve felony warrants to Christopher Chamberlain. Chamberlain had several felony warrants including domestic violence of a high and aggravated nature, kidnapping, and unlawful neglect of a child. Officers say...
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Seth Stokes
August 16, 2018 - 11:26 am
With the 2018-2019 school year ramping up in Greenville County, I went to the District Office and sat down with Superintendent Dr. W. Burke Royster to discuss the upcoming year. We hit on a myriad of topics including jobs, technology, the new Graduation Plus initiative, and more. Royster Complete...
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