The Wells Fargo on Wade Hampton Blvd. closed for several hours Friday morning as Police and EMS responded to an alarm. Authorities on scene said the incident was not a robbery, but rather involved a mentally disturbed customer.
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In an effort to improve safety and reduce accidents at what local residents call “malfunction junction,” the South Carolina Department of Transportation has blocked off the left-turn from SC 358/Holly Springs Road onto SC 129/SC 292.
K9 Stryker and K9 Boss of the Greer Police Department were recently awarded new kits, thanks to a donation from nonprofit Protection4Paws, Inc.
The kits, which were sponsored by Kelly Douglas, include Naloxone (Narcan), along with the new NarCase - Tac Life Systems LLC holder by Tac-Life.
Levar Terrell Fernandez, of Spartanburg, pleaded guilty to domestic violence of a high and aggravated nature following a May 8, 2017 incident at 481 Bethlehem Dr in Spartanburg.
The Greer and Pelham-Batesville Fire Departments responded to a structure fire call at 210 Leach Street on Monday afternoon in Greer. The fire was reported at 1:48 p.m. and crews were on the scene six minutes later, according to authorities. The fire was under control at 2 p.m.
A Roebuck man received a 25-year prison sentence on Monday for his role in a Boiling Springs home invasion where cash, jewelry, a video game and a small amount of marijuana were stolen.
A Greer man is dead after being hit by an oncoming car on Wade Hampton Boulevard in Taylors last week.
Authorities say 24-year-old Steven Wayne Kiser Jr. was walking in the northbound lane of Highway 29 near Reid School Road when he was struck at around 8:15 p.m. on Monday.
A Spartanburg man recently received a 15-year prison sentence and a $50,000 after he admitted to possessing large amounts of crack cocaine on multiple occasions.
Spartanburg County Sheriff Chuck Wright was recognized Friday by having a portion of Highway 29 named in his honor.
S.C. House Member, Rep. Rita Allison presented Wright with a Resolution from the South Carolina Department of Transportation highlighting his accomplishments at a special surprise ceremony.
Greer City Council spent time reviewing the 2018-2022 City of Greer Fire Department Customer Centered Strategic Plan last Tuesday night.