A Spartanburg teenager recently received a 15-year prison sentence after he accepted responsibility for a crime spree on the west side of the city in 2017.
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(Note: All information contained in the following was taken directly from the official incident reports filed by the Spartanburg County Sheriff’s Office. All suspects are to be considered innocent until proven guilty in the court of law.)
Greenville County Deputy Chris Robinson and bloodhound, Rusty, greet Lauren Pitman and her son, Carson, during the Sgt. Brian Donnelly Safety Awareness Day event at Eastside Family YMCA in Taylors Saturday.
By Kaelyn Cashman
A Greer man is dead and a dump truck driver has been arrested following a collision on Highway 14 at around 2:30 a.m. last Sunday.
The South Carolina Attorney General identified a Greenville County man on Monday who is facing multiple charges in connection with a child pornography investigation.
From Fox Carolina
An Upstate mother is asking for prayers after a 17-year-old girl suffered multiple broken bones, fractures, punctured lungs, serious internal bleeding and other injuries after a crash that blocked Danzler Road in Duncan Thursday night.
The Taylors Fire and Sewer District recently received recognition for its environmental protection efforts.
Samantha Babb, director of sewer services for the district, accepted the South Carolina Department of Health and Environment Control (SCDHEC) Facility Award of Excellence for 2017.
From Fox Carolina
The Spartanburg County Coroner said a death investigation is underway after a reported car vs. pedestrian crash.
The coroner said he responded to the Pelham Medical Center at 12:36 a.m. Sunday regarding a woman that died from apparent injuries in the crash.
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.
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.