Police and Fire

Bank incident

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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.

No injuries in blaze

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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.

Greer man killed

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.

Spartanburg Sheriff Chuck Wright, left, pictured with Rep. Rita Allison.

Wright honored with landmark

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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.


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