Spartanburg County

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Ken Pauli
May 20, 2019 - 4:53 pm
Here's the latest information from SCDOT and the engineering firm working on the I-85 Widening Project through Spartanburg and Cherokee Counties. Updated 05/20/2019 Interstate 85 Northbound and Southbound Lane Closures Expect lane closures on I-85 NB and SB beginning tonight, May 20 through...
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Patrick Gentry
May 04, 2019 - 3:02 pm
The City of Spartanburg has another tool in place to help address homelessness. City officials, United Way of the Piedmont, Spartanburg Interfaith Hospitality Network and Catholic Charities of South Carolina unveiled the new day center pilot program for the city's homeless population on Wednesday...
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February 08, 2019 - 10:36 am
A man is dead after a shooting Thursday evening in Spartanburg County. Pacolet police were called to a home on the 600 block of Dogwood Circle. The shooting victim was taken to the Spartanburg Regional Medical Center where he later died. The Spartanburg County coroner's office identified the victim...
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Patrick Gentry
December 06, 2018 - 4:39 pm
KV Final, a Czech developer and producer of metal parts for the automotive industry, is locating its new operations in Spartanburg County. The company’s $2.5 million investment is projected to create approximately 50 new jobs during its first phase of operation. KV Final is a premiere manufacturer...
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Roger Davis
September 18, 2018 - 11:05 pm
Investigators suspect the discovery of a man's body in a car parked at a home on Broad Street in Wellford Tuesday afternoon is linked to the investigation of a double murder in Greer. That case came to light shortly before noon when firefighters were called to Poplar Place Apartments in Greer. The...
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Seth Stokes
August 22, 2018 - 8:28 am
Sheriff's deputies in South Carolina have started a new search after a man who pleaded guilty to killing seven people said there were two more victims. Spartanburg County Sheriff Chuck Wright said Wednesday morning that 20 deputies and a dog trained to sniff for cadavers are searching near...
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Patrick Gentry
July 13, 2018 - 1:32 pm
South Carolina city hopes to keep the Carolina Panthers summer training camp, even though the team has a new owner. City of Spartanburg leaders are worried since former Spartanburg resident Jerry Richardson sold the team. The camp has been held at Richardson's alma mater at Wofford College since...
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Patrick Gentry
July 09, 2018 - 12:59 pm
The first of several meetings addressing neighborhood needs will be held tonight in Spartanburg County. Leaders are asking for the public's input on neighborhood revitalization, home repairs, water sewer issues, public service projects and other areas. The meetings are part of a five-year...
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Patrick Gentry
July 05, 2018 - 5:37 pm
The Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) reported today that four people have been referred to their health care providers after being potentially exposed to rabies by a kitten that tested positive for the disease. The potential exposures occurred in Spartanburg County while the...
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Patrick Gentry
June 28, 2018 - 3:34 pm
Synthomer today announced plans to expand its existing manufacturing operations in Spartanburg County. The company is investing $16 million and is expected to create 10 new jobs as a result. Synthomer is one of the world’s top suppliers of acrylic and vinyl emulsion, latex and specialty polymers...
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