Local News

Seth Stokes
May 24, 2018 - 6:00 am
With Memorial Day happening on Monday, this week's WORD Cover Story is focusing on remembering 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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Seth Stokes
May 26, 2018 - 12:00 am
Here is a list of events happening this weekend across the Upstate.
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Patrick Gentry
May 25, 2018 - 5:22 pm
The Greenville Veterans Service officer has announced that organizers are cancelling their annual Memorial Day Program at Greenville County Square. Heavy rain could be possible. The actual announcement reads: 2018 GREENVILLE COUNTY VETERANS MEMORIAL DAY CEMEMONY IS CANCELLED DUE TO TROPICAL STORM
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Patrick Gentry
May 25, 2018 - 4:02 pm
The Greenville County Sheriff's Office said the SWAT team has been activated after an armed subject barricaded himself inside a home. Deputies said they responded to a disturbance at a residence on Crestwood Drive around 1:50 this afternoon. A male suspect was holding a victim hostage in the...
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South Carolina Radio Network
May 25, 2018 - 2:45 pm
Gas prices jumped 12 cents over the past 14 days, and six-cents since last Monday, landing the national average at $2.93 the highest price point going into the Memorial Day weekend in years. AAA Carolinas spokeswomen Tiffany Wright told South Carolina Radio Network it’s been a while since gas...
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Patrick Gentry
May 25, 2018 - 2:42 pm
As summer approaches, law enforcement officers are reminding South Carolina residents of the state's updated golf cart laws. Greenville Police said children under the age of 16 account for one-third of all golf cart injuries in the nation. Before the start of the holiday weekend, the Greenville...
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Patrick Gentry
May 25, 2018 - 2:14 pm
Anderson Police have a man in custody after a chase that damaged several vehicles. The intial call was about a stolen vehicle, which officers located and attempted a traffic stop, but the driver failed to stop. The ensuing chase involved seperate crashes of the suspects car, two patrol vehicles and...
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Patrick Gentry
May 25, 2018 - 1:54 pm
A child was bitten by a pit bull while getting off of a school bus in Greenville on Thursday. According to a Greenville County Sheriff's Office news release, deputies responded to Thompson Drive in Greenville in reference to a dog bite. When they arrived they learned that a child was attacked and...
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Patrick Gentry
May 25, 2018 - 1:41 pm
A South Carolina man has been convicted of shooting and killing a teen and sexually assaulting the victim's girlfriend more than 35 years ago. A Beaufort County jury on Thursday convicted 65-year-old Isaiah Gadson of Burton of murder, armed robbery, kidnapping and rape. Circuit Judge Brooks...
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Lee Rogers
May 24, 2018 - 6:55 pm
The Spartanburg County Sheriff''s Office released the following statement Thursday. The Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office will be conducting several public safety check points within the county of Spartanburg from May 24th to June 3rd, 2018. During the public safety check point, officers will be...
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