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Patrick Gentry
April 11, 2017 - 3:21 pm
The Pickens County Sheriff’s Office said a shooting investigation led to the discovery of an indoor marijuana operation. Police responded to calls of shots fired this morning and when they arrived on the scene they discovered grow equipment and marijuana plants standing as high as 4 feet tall...
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Ed Jenson
April 11, 2017 - 2:43 pm
As we head into the Easter holiday weekend, the price of gas is on the rise. Here in the Upstate the average is $2.08 per gallon which is eight cents higher than a week ago. A year ago the average price was $1.81. To get the latest costs click here 1063 WORD news talked with Tiffany Wright from...
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Patrick Gentry
April 11, 2017 - 2:23 pm
Police in Greer are searching for a man who claimed to be an officer looking for a missing girl. On Sunday a woman was leaving the Li’l Cricket on Middleton Way in Greer when she was approached by a man who claimed to be an undercover cop investigating a missing person’s case. Greer police say the...
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Seth Stokes
April 11, 2017 - 1:44 pm
Greenville County deputies have charged and arrested 30 year old, Austin Benjamin Taylor with Attempted Murder, Domestic Violence of a High and Aggravated Nature, and Kidnapping. On April 10, 2017, the Greenville County Sheriff’s Office responded to St. Francis Eastside Hospital in reference to a...
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Ed Jenson
April 11, 2017 - 1:34 pm
Todd Horne announed Tuesday morning that he's running for mayor in the city of Spartanburg..Horne, who has served as Chamber President, said he wants to see the city continue to grow and prosper and he's committed to make it happen. Horne, who is vice president of business development for Clayton...
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Seth Stokes
April 11, 2017 - 1:24 pm
The Clemson Tigers' National Championship victory over the Alabama Crimson Tide is continuing to be celebrated. Today, the law enforcement officers in Clemson were the benefactors of a friendly wager between Congressman Duncan and Alabama Congresswoman Sewell. The officers enjoyed breakfast from...
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Lee Rogers
April 10, 2017 - 10:00 pm
Voters from 39 precincts in northern Anderson County head to the polls Tuesday for a special election to fill the remainder of the term vacated by the ascension of Kevin Bryant to the office of Lt. Governor in January. Eight candidates filed to run in the Republican primary. The roster of potential...
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Ed Jenson
April 10, 2017 - 1:47 pm
Convicted Charleston church shooter Dylann Roof has pleaded guilty to state murder charges, leaving him to await federal execution and sparing his victims and their families the burden of a second trial. The 23-year-old Roof entered his plea Monday to all state charges against him, including nine...
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Ed Jenson
April 10, 2017 - 8:11 am
All lanes of northbound I-85 were shut down after a tanker crash in Townville near exit 11 early this morning. Traffic was detoured off at exit 11 and back on at exit 14. Townville Fire Chief Billy McAdams says two cars crashed and the truck driver was trying to avoid that wreck when he crashed and...
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Ed Jenson
April 09, 2017 - 8:33 pm
Sergio Garcia finally showed he has what it takes to win a major, and he has a green jacket to prove it. Needing his best golf on just about every shot in the final hour at the Masters, Garcia overcame a two-shot deficit with six holes to play and beat Justin Rose in a sudden-death playoff Sunday...
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