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Third suspect arrested in Meadow Street slaying

The Greenwood Police Department has made a third arrest in connection with the March 2013 shooting death of 30-year-old Tremayne Turner on Meadow Street.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Anderson County, SC

Wed Jul 09, 2014

FOX Carolina

Storms hit Greenwood and Laurens Counties, more tomorrow

Storms caused some damage in Hodges in northern Greenwood County and Waterloo in Laurens County on Wednesday, blowing part of the roof of a Subway into Lake Greenwood.


Related Topix: Hodges, SC, Laurens County, SC, Greenwood, SC, Weather

Greenwood man charged with molesting children

A Greenwood man has been charged with third degree criminal sexual conduct with a minor after police say he molested two girls under the age of 12. Willis Douglas Ross, 61, of 102 Stonehaven Drive, has been charged with third degree criminal sexual conduct with a minor in connection with the incident.


Related Topix: Greenwood, SC

Tue Jul 08, 2014

GCSO: Another scam hitting Greenwood County

Just days after the Greenwood County Sheriff's Office warned citizens of a scam going around the Upstate where victims are asked to send money for a family member who is in trouble, they are warning citizens of another scam hitting Greenwood County.


Mon Jul 07, 2014

Greenwood County Arrest Report for June 24, 2014

Anthony, Rebecca, 2/4/1986, 527 E. Cambridge Ave., Gwd, SC, was arrested by GPD for: public disorderly conduct, resisting arrest Ashley, Teryn Nicole, 6/3/1988, 106 Burton Creekside Dr., Waterloo, SC, was arrested by SCHP for: DUI, unsafe tires Brown, Kinterrious Antwon, 6/9/1996, 1070 Joe Louis Blvd., Hodges, SC, was arrested by GCSO for: simple ... (more)


Related Topix: Waterloo, SC, Hodges, SC, Ninety Six, SC

Two charged in meth lab bust

John Belton Buchanan III, 46, of 617 Weaghington Rd., Bradley, and David Wayne Day Sr., 48, of 102 Draper St., Ninety Six, have been charged with trafficking methamphetamine and possession of ephedrine in an altered state in connection with the incident.


Related Topix: Bradley, SC, Ninety Six, SC, Drugs

Sat Jul 05, 2014

Toddler killed at state park

Greenwood County Coroner Sonny Cox has identified the victim as 18-month-old Regan Drakely Griffin of McKenzie Road in Ninety Six.


Related Topix: Ninety Six, SC, Ware Shoals, SC

Fri Jul 04, 2014

Fugitive on the run in Ninety Six

The Greenwood County Sheriff's Office, with the assistance of the Laurens County Sheriff's Office, S.C. Highway Patrol and S.C. Transport Police, has captured the fugitive who was at large in Ninety Six.


Related Topix: Ninety Six, SC, Laurens County, SC, Waterloo, SC, Newberry County, SC

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Council prepared to vote on fate of Civic Center

Greenwood County Council appears prepared to make a decision on the fate of the Greenwood Civic Center.


Greenwood teen charged with pointing and presenting

A Greenwood teen was arrested Wednesday after he reportedly pointed a handgun at his step-sister and three of her friends.


Related Topix: Greenwood, SC

Fall & Winter Gardening Event

The Lakelands Master Gardeners will present the Fall & Winter Vegetables seminar explaining why July is the best time to start your Fall, Winter Vegetables.


Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home

Two arrested in meth lab bust

A husband and wife were arrested Wednesday afternoon after agent with the Greenwood County Drug Enforcement Unit discovered a number of active "one pot" meth labs and about 80 grams of methamphetamine at a residence in Ninety Six.


Related Topix: Drugs, Ninety Six, SC, Home Listing, Home

a New Chapter

After two decades of working where the rubber meets the road in law enforcement, Capt.


Related Topix: Ninety Six, SC

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Two arrested in possession of stolen vehicle

Two people were arrested Tuesday after Greenwood County Sheriff's Office investigators discovered the pair in possession of a stolen SUV and trailer.


Related Topix: Laurens, SC, Coronaca, SC

this story a-o

After nearly 18 months of discussions and six months with a new policy in place, Greenwood County Council unanimously passed a boundary line agreement on Lake Greenwood during their regular meeting Tuesday night.


Related Topix: Greenwood, SC

Sun Jun 29, 2014

Betty Robinson - Ninety Six

Elizabeth Ann "Betty" Robinson, 98, formerly of 400 Herndon Drive, Ninety Six, widow of Nollie Robinson, Jr., died Friday, June 27, 2014 at Pepper Hill Nursing Home, Aiken.


Related Topix: Ninety Six, SC, Libraries, Simpsonville, SC

Fri Jun 27, 2014

Two charged with trafficking meth

Two people were arrested Thursday after agents with the Greenwood County Drug Enforcement Unit discovered more than 70 grams of methamphetamine in their residence during a search.


Related Topix: Drugs

Stolen lottery tickets lead to arrest

A Greenwood man was arrested Wednesday after investigators say he stole four lottery tickets from a convenience store then cashed a winning ticket at a different store.


Related Topix: Lottery, Greenwood, SC

WIS-TV Columbia

Woman accused of assaulting 103-year-old in retirement home

Deputies in Greenwood County said a woman has been charged with abuse of a vulnerable adult after a 103-year-old resident at a retirement community said the woman attacked him with a shoe.


Related Topix: Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Fire, Myrtle Beach, SC

Thu Jun 26, 2014

Aiken man in custody for car theft

An Aiken man was taken into custody Wednesday after he reportedly stole a car in Greenwood County before making his way to Pickens County and stealing another vehicle.


Related Topix: Aiken, SC, Pickens County, SC, Greenwood, SC