Police and Fire

Agustin Vargas

Vargas receives 20 year setence

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Agustin Vargas, 51, of Spartanburg, has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for sexually abusing a child.

On March 24, Vargas pleaded guilty to Criminal Sexual Conduct with a Minor in the second degree. He was sentenced to 20 years in prison and will be placed on the sex offender registry.

Since the loss of her mother a few years ago, Prussia hopes to make her proud and never give up.

Service Spotlight

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McKenna Prussia started volunteering at Lake Cunningham Fire Department her senior year of high school and was hired to join the team in summer of last year.
Robbie Patrick Brent Fleming

GCSO makes arrest

Macy Cochran's picture

Investigators with the Greenville County Sheriff’s Office Homicide Unit have made an arrest in reference to the shooting and death investigation that occurred last Tuesday evening, March 26.

The shooting took place at 6309 Augusta Road.

Bowens, SRO at Greer High School, is passionate about being a resource for youth in the community.

Service Spotlight

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Perry Bowens is a familiar face at Greer High School, as he has not only been the School Resource Officer (SRO) there for 22 years, but he was also a football coach there from 2002 to 2007. Though he wasn’t searching for a career as a police officer, the job ended up finding him.


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