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  1. MLK Day observed with community service opportunities, special programs across UpstateRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 15 | WMBF

    Martin Luther King Jr. Day, or MLK Day, is observed each year on the third Monday in January to remember the birthday and life of the famous civil rights leader. This year's celebration falls on King's actual birthday, January 15. He was born in 1929 in Atlanta, GA and served as a pastor before becoming a powerful voice in the civil rights movement in the late 1950s and 60s.

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  2. Simpsonville police search for suspect who fled on bicycle after 7-Eleven robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 22 | WMBF

    Police said the suspect and the bicycle were captured on surveillance footage. Police are asking anyone who can identify the man to call 864-967-9536.

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  3. Warrants: Simpsonville man arrested after threat to sexually assault woman, SWAT standoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 20 | WMBF

    Deputies said a man is in custody after SWAT responded to a situation involving a barricaded suspect in Greenville County Wednesday night. The incident took place on the 3500 block of Fork Shoals Road.

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  4. South Carolina deputies investigate man found dead at homeRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 21 | WMBF

    Greenville County Sheriff's Deputy Sean Zukowsky said in a news release that officers were called to a home in Simpsonville around 7 p.m. Wednesday.

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  5. Deputies: Death investigation underway after man found shot to death in SimpsonvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 20 | WMBF

    Deputies said they found the body of a 37-year-old man around 7 p.m. at 216 Willow Lane after someone called 911. The investigation is ongoing at this time.

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  6. JL Mann graduate completes Air Force basic trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2017 | WMBF

    According to a news release from the USAF, Airman Kyle J. Clark has graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Clark completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.

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  7. Simpsonville man convicted of murder in plot to lure, kill daughter's estranged husbandRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2017 | WMBF

    The jury for the trial of a man accused of shooting and killing his daughter's estranged husband in Simpsonville in 2015 returned a guilty verdict on Thursday. John Hughes was one of five people Simpsonville police charged with murder in the January 2015 death of John Ferrell.

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  8. Trial for Simpsonville man accused of murder in plot to lure, kill...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2017 | WMBF

    The trial for the man accused of shooting and killing his daughter's estranged husband in Simpsonville in 2015 is underway. John Hughes was one of five people Simpsonville police charged with murder in the January 2015 death of John Ferrell.

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  9. Presents meant for Simpsonville girl battling cancer stolenRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2017 | WMBF

    Kelsey Venable is referring to her 6-year-old daughter, Summer. They have 2 children, 8-year-old Brody and Summer.

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  10. One year later FOX Carolina employee reflects on Simpsonville Tornado, talks recovery processRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2017 | WMBF

    The sun shined brightly on Thursday, November 30, 2017, the complete opposite of what this day looked liked one year earlier when a tornado roared through Simpsonville downing trees, snapping power lines and tearing up homes. "I pull up in the driveway and it just looks like a war zone.

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  11. Police: No injuries after Mauldin city truck overturns in ditchRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2017 | WMBF

    Officers were called to the scene of the incident at Conestee Park. Police said the truck is the property of the City of Simpsonville and it rolled over into a ditch.

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  12. Small businesses prep for Small Business SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2017 | WMBF

    While Black Friday might be one of the busiest days of the year for big box retailers, what happens on Saturday sets the tone for holiday shopping for small businesses around the country. The movement was started in 2010 by American Express as a way to get more shoppers into local stores around the holidays following the recession.

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  13. Unofficial results coming in for city council seat runoff races in Mauldin, SimpsonvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2017 | WMBF

    Voters in Mauldin and Simpsonville took to the polls on Tuesday to decide who would win the city council seats. In Mauldin, Terry Merritt has received 650 votes so far for seat three for city council.

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  14. Veterans Day celebrations, special offersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2017 | WMBF

    Saturday is Veterans Day and numerous celebrations and events are being held to honor veterans and military service members across the Upstate and Western North Carolina. Veterans Day was previously recognized as Armistice Day, in honor of the end of World War I, which formally came at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918.

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  15. Simpsonville assault victim speaks out as a search for suspect continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2017 | WMBF

    Tears were brought to Christy Diamond's eyes as she watched her two kids together. She said Tuesday was a close call and for a second, she thought she could have lost them.

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  16. Police: Teen arrested after bringing BB gun, trying to distribute pills at Hillcrest HighRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2017 | WMBF

    Beth Brotherton, a Greenville County Schools spokesperson, said a school resource officer at Hillcrest High School got a tip that a former student may have been in the school parking lot with a gun. "When the SRO and the assistant principal went to investigate the suspect fled in his vehicle," Brotherton said.

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  17. Officials identify man killed in South Carolina home fireRead the original story

    Nov 7, 2017 | WMBF

    The Greenville County Coroner's Office said in a news release the victim of Friday afternoon's fire was 60-year-old Michael Wayne England of Simpsonville. England was pronounced dead at the scene.

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  18. Police: Teen with BB gun arrested after fleeing from officials at Hillcrest HighRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2017 | WMBF

    Beth Brotherton, a Greenville County Schools spokesperson, said a school resource officer at Hillcrest High School got a tip that a former student may have been in the school parking lot with a gun. "When the SRO and the assistant principal went to investigate the suspect fled in his vehicle," Brotherton said.

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  19. Man charged in wreck that killed South Carolina trooperRead the original story

    Nov 7, 2017 | WMBF

    A man has been charged with a traffic violation in a wreck that killed a South Carolina Highway Patrol trooper last month. Greenville County Sheriff's Sgt.

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  20. News Minute: Here is the latest South Carolina news from The Associated Press at 3:50 a.m. ESTRead the original story

    Jun 8, 2017 | WMBF

    A South Carolina sheriff who has admitted having sex with a woman he hired as his assistant wants her lawsuit against him dismissed. Local media outlets report attorneys for Greenville County Sheriff Will Lewis on Friday filed a motion asking a judge to "throw away" a sexual harassment suit filed against the sheriff.

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