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10 hrs ago | The Union Daily Times

County to help EMS purchase new ambulances

The Union County EMS will get some assistance from the county in getting a loan to help cover the cost of purchasing two new ambulances.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

WIS-TV Columbia

Neighbor: Wellford teen struck by lightning

Spartanburg County Emergency Management coordinator Doug Bryson said emergency workers responded to reports of a 15-year-old being electrocuted on Thursday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Wellford, SC

Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Island Packet

Ex-SC guard sentenced for helping with escape

The Herald-Journal of Spartanburg reports that 25-year-old Jeffrey Miller of Enoree was sentenced Monday to 10 years in prison, which was suspended to the time he had served.

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Related Topix: Spartanburg, SC, Enoree, SC

Mon Jul 07, 2014

WYFF-TV Greenville

Solicitor: Man gets 25-year prison term for drug-fueled spree

A man was sentenced to a 25-year prison term for a day-long crime spree that included a break-in, an armed police stand-off, a carjacking and two high-speed police pursuits, according to the Spartanburg County Solicitors office.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Chesnee, SC, Cherokee County, SC

Sun Jul 06, 2014

WYFF-TV Greenville

Deputies: Woman steals GPS from truck, tries to sell it back to owner

Spartanburg County deputies said a woman stole a GPS and cell phone from a tractor trailer, then tried to sell them back to their owner.

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Sunherald.com

Spartanburg County judge can't make gun deadline

The county had 9,000 cases total to review in just over 12 months, and Probate Judge Ponda Caldwell said there are about 2,500 left to be reviewed as the Aug. 1 deadline looms.

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Related Topix: Spartanburg, SC

Fri Jul 04, 2014

WIS-TV Columbia

Deputies: Kids had unnecessary medical procedures, mom charged

A mother has been charged after deputies said it was reported her children were on numerous unnecessary medications and undergoing unnecessary medical procedures.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Chesnee, SC

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Post and Courier

Germany's BMW to invest $1 billion in Mexico plant

Germany's BMW announced Thursday it will spend $1 billion to build a new luxury car factory in northern Mexico that will start production in 2019 as part of an effort to expand the company's presence in the United States.

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Related Topix: North America, Mexico,

WYFF-TV Greenville

Mom accused of intentionally causing children's illnesses

A 36-year-old Chesnee woman is facing multiple charges in connection with intentionally causing her four children to have serious medical problems.

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Related Topix: Chesnee, SC

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Fort Mill Times

Spartanburg County endorses Sunday alcohol vote

The Herald-Journal of Spartanburg reported the ordinance endorsed Tuesday will require two more votes before voters get to decide on the sales.

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Related Topix: Spartanburg, SC, Fort Mill, SC

Mon Jun 30, 2014

The State

Spartanburg running back Tavien Feaster carries on long tradition

"Marcus is a great guy," Feaster said. "I've had a chance to meet him, and he's a cool guy.

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Related Topix: Spartanburg, SC, Clemson, SC

WIS-TV Columbia

Deputies: Man accused of having sex with 14-year-old he met online

A 20-year-old Spartanburg man is accused of claiming to be 18 and sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl he met online, according to deputies.

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Related Topix: Spartanburg, SC

Sat Jun 28, 2014

WYFF-TV Greenville

Child neglect charges filed against parents of 10 kids

Natalia and Andrej Sokil are arrested on child neglect charges after deputies say their 10 children were living in unacceptable conditions.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family

Wed Jun 25, 2014

Evansville Courier & Press

CVB hires new sports complex manager | VIDEO

The Evansville Convention & Visitors Bureau has hired a manager for the eight-field baseball/softball complex the organization is building on the city's North Side.

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Related Topix: Spartanburg, SC

Tue Jun 24, 2014

WYFF-TV Greenville

SCSO: Construction crew finds skeletal remains

The Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office and the Spartanburg County Coroner's Office are investigating the discovery of skeletal remains.

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Thu Jun 19, 2014

WIS-TV Columbia

Report: Clerk charms shoplifter for Facebook info, reports him to deputies

A convenience store clerk was able to charm a suspected shoplifter and get his Facebook info, which she used to identify him to law enforcement, according to an incident report from the Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office.

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Mon Jun 16, 2014

WIS-TV Columbia

Deputies: Husband beats, chokes woman over man's phone number

Deputies found a woman was bruised and bloodied after they said her husband attacked her, choking and kicking her in the face believing she had a man's number in her phone.

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