Local News

Seth Stokes
May 25, 2017 - 8:16 am
With Memorial Day happening on Monday, this week's WORD Cover Story is focusing on remmebering South Carolina's fallen heroes. How do people honor their lost loved ones? I spoke with James Mulak, who served in the United States Marine Corp and who now works as a case coordinator for Upstate Warrior...
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Patrick Gentry
May 24, 2017 - 8:13 pm
Jane Doe is suing the Fountain Inn Police Department after a former officer was arrested for criminal sexual conduct. In August of 2016 Adam Snelgrove was arrested after SLED did a yearlong investigation into his actions against the young girl. He was charged with criminal solicitation of a minor,...
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Patrick Gentry
May 24, 2017 - 3:59 pm
Eastside High School and Brushy Creek Elementary are open again after a nearby road rage incident locked down the schools. District spokesman Beth Brotherton said East Side High School and Brushy Creek Elementary schools were on a partial lockdown after a road rage incident caused panic. Law...
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Patrick Gentry
May 24, 2017 - 3:38 pm
A woman reported missing in Spartanburg County has been found dead. 71-year old Katherine McHugh Biddy was found a short distance from her car by passing workers on Mount Pleasant Road. Biddy was in the early stages of dementia and who had not taken her medication since she left her home Monday...
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Patrick Gentry
May 24, 2017 - 3:27 pm
Deputies in Spartanburg County have charged a Campobello woman for unlawful use of 911 after incident reports state she called 911 more than 50 times since the beginning of the year. During the most recent call police responded to 69-year old Larraine Spaulding’s home after she reported to...
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Seth Stokes
May 24, 2017 - 9:04 am
There are four Greenville County high school seniors that have had perfect attendance for 12 years. In 2,160 days of school, none of the four were absent. The four seniors are Malenah Lewis and Jakhaya Sullivan from Hillcrest High, Kendall Bayne from JL Mann, and Travelers Rest High's Emily Leopard...
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Seth Stokes
May 24, 2017 - 8:54 am
In Spartanburg County, a 25 minute long police chase ended in a crash last night that left an officer injured and one person dead. The wreck occurred just before midnight on Beaverdam Church Road. A Woodruff officer attempted to make a traffic stop and the driver fled, according to interim Woodruff...
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Seth Stokes
May 23, 2017 - 9:10 pm
Upstate Warrior Solution is sponsoring one day suicide prevention and intervention training workshops in Anderson, Greenville, and Spartanburg this week for anyone wanting to learn the skills that are saving the lives of those at risk of suicide, specifically community and civic outreach personnel...
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Seth Stokes
May 23, 2017 - 8:53 pm
The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office has located a missing teen this morning at a residence in Oconee County. The Sheriff’s Office issued a press release last night seeking the public’s help in locating 14 year old Jasmine Danielle Boyd. Deputies from the Uniform Patrol Division spoke with one of...
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