Seventh Judicial Circuit Solicitor Barry Barnette has been named the recipient of the South Carolina Law Enforcement Victim Advocate Association’s Solicitor of the Year Award. Bridget Daly Musteata, the Law enforcement Victim Advocate for the Duncan Police Department, nominated Barnette for the award based on: his notoriety as a violent crime p
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Shane Young, 30, pleaded guilty Tuesday morning in a Greenville County courtroom to killing a Greer man and shooting several others in a hostage and standoff situation that occurred in October of 2012.
(Note: All information contained in the following blotter was taken directly from the official incident reports filed by the Greer Police Department, The Spartanburg County Sheriff’s Office or The Greenville County Sheriff’s Office. All suspects are to be considered innocent until proven guilty in the court of law.)
The Board of Commissioners of the Glassy Mountain Fire Service Area has announced that Robert J. Staples has been named Chief of the Glassy Mountain Fire Department (GMFD) effective Dec. 9, 2013.