South Carolina

Patrick Gentry
July 12, 2019 - 1:01 pm
A South Carolina couple was indicted today on charges stemming from their conspiracy to obtain a U.S. passport by falsely claiming they were the parents of a baby from the Philippines and by using false records to apply for a U.S. passport for the baby, announced Assistant Attorney General Brian...
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Patrick Gentry
July 11, 2019 - 10:25 am
South Carolina environmental officials say a company's proposed seismic surveys in the Atlantic Ocean don't align with its coastal management policies. A Monday letter by the state Department of Health and Environmental Control says WesternGeco's proposal for exploring offshore oil and gas involves...
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Patrick Gentry
July 10, 2019 - 1:04 pm
South Carolina's second largest county is moving forward on a ban on single use plastic bags. The Richland County Council gave initial approval to the ban Tuesday, although it faces two more votes. The draft ordinance also does not give a date the ban would take effect. Instead of plastic bags,...
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Patrick Gentry
July 08, 2019 - 4:35 pm
The city of Mauldin announced Monday that Alo, one of the world’s leading suppliers in the agricultural machinery industry, plans to open a manufacturing and distribution center in Mauldin. The $6 million investment is expected to create at least 44 new jobs over the next five years. “Following an...
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Patrick Gentry
July 08, 2019 - 4:11 pm
The City of Simpsonville has received a $500,000 grant from the Appalachian Regional Commission for renovation of the Simpsonville Arts Center. The project includes exterior and interior renovations to the Arts Center on Academy Street that will enable the City to offer arts, community theater and...
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Patrick Gentry
June 29, 2019 - 10:23 am
A Spartanburg business man is accused of pocketing more than $500,000 paid to him by the Town of Pacolet to refurbish and repurpose an aging mill building. The State Law Enforcement Division arrested 64-year-old Callis Anderson on Thursday on charges including embezzling $10,000 or more and failure...
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Patrick Gentry
June 26, 2019 - 10:20 am
Simpsonville City Council heard on Tuesday a branding proposal presentation by a local firm. Tripp Muldrow of Arnett Muldrow & Associates, Ltd., of Greenville, walked Council through the process of developing a newly proposed brand and logo at the Committee of the Whole meeting. Muldrow showed...
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Patrick Gentry
June 21, 2019 - 12:15 pm
2 people have been found dead at a home on Astalot Drive in Piedmont. One person was found inside the home, the other outside. The Coroner was called to the home at 11am. The Anderson County Coroners Office is investigating. We will share more details as they become available.
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Patrick Gentry
June 21, 2019 - 11:47 am
A nonprofit and South Carolina city are building oyster shell reefs to lessen the environmental impact of planned construction projects. The Post and Courier reports The Citadel Foundation and city of Charleston are building the reefs along the Ashley River. The newspaper says entities are often...
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Patrick Gentry
June 17, 2019 - 11:58 am
Authorities say two people have been arrested after what appears to be red paint was thrown on a Confederate monument in South Carolina. Charleston Police said the Confederate Defenders of Charleston monument downtown was vandalized Sunday afternoon with the red substance splashed on its shield,...
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