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Ed Jenson
March 20, 2017 - 9:18 pm
Five high school students have been suspended after two separate fights broke out on school grounds Monday morning. The Greenville county school district said the five students attend Riverside High. No other information has been released. The incidents have been turned over to law enforcement to...
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Patrick Gentry
March 20, 2017 - 5:57 pm
A mom on meth is accused of passing out behind the wheel of a car with a small child in the backseat in Lyman. Police say the incident happened Sunday on Highway 357 when a man stopped to try to wake her up but the woman was unresponsive. A Spartanburg County deputy says the woman was slumped over...
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Ed Jenson
March 20, 2017 - 5:53 pm
The NCAA tournament wrapped up in Greenville Sunday night and it looks like the economic numbers were strong. David Montgomery with VisitGreenvillesc said the tourney should bring in over $4.5 Milllion. Montgomery said their confident the tourney will be back after a strong showing The NCAA is...
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Ed Jenson
March 20, 2017 - 5:36 pm
Former Heisman Trophy winner Tim Tebow will start his professional baseball career in South Carolina... The New York Mets announced Monday that Tebow will open the season with the Columbia Fireflies of the South Atlantic League..Tebow signed with the Mets on September 8th.. “Tim Tebow will bring...
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Patrick Gentry
March 20, 2017 - 3:27 pm
Two former South Carolina Department of Transportation employees and a former contractor have pleaded guilty to multiple charges following a public corruption investigation. The three were stealing traffic signal equipment from SCDOT and selling it for personal financial gain. South Carolina...
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Patrick Gentry
March 20, 2017 - 2:52 pm
Many South Carolina farmers are now seeing the damage in their crops from last week’s cold weather. In fact many South Carolina growers will see the worst crop loss in nearly a decade. Peach lovers can expect to see local peaches but only in limited supply. Strawberries have experienced about a 15...
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Ed Jenson
March 20, 2017 - 1:30 pm
A Westminster man has been arrested on an outstanding warrant on charges of Exploitation of a Vulnerable Adult. The Oconee county sheriff's office says 38 year old Randall Cash is accused of going to a person's home and switching an air conditioner out with one that didn't work, without the...
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Ed Jenson
March 20, 2017 - 10:50 am
Clemson University's head basketball coach Brad Brownell will return to lead the team in the 2017-2018 season. Director of Athletics Dan Radakovich released a statement Monday stating Brownell would remain as the men's basketball team's head coach. The Tigers lost in the first round of the NIT...
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Seth Stokes
March 20, 2017 - 9:27 am
With the gas tax increase being such a hot button issue in South Carolina, one organization in the Upstate hit the road to let citizen’s know that they do have a voice. The Freedom Action Network of SC, or Fan of SC, was at Eagles Gas Station on Pelham Rd this morning. David Schwartz, the president...
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Ed Jenson
March 19, 2017 - 11:44 pm
South Carolina 88 Duke 81 Sindarius Thornwell had 24 points, Chris Silva scored 13 of his 17 points in the second half and seventh-seeded South Carolina stunned No. 2 seed Duke 88-81 on Sunday night to advance to its first Sweet 16 in the NCAA Tournament's expanded bracket. The Gamecocks (24-10)...
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