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  1. His dog was stolen by 'monsters' months ago. He just drove 900 miles to get him backRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 17 | The Island Packet

    Months after his beloved dog was stolen from his yard, Dara Prak had little hope there would be a happy reunion. "I honestly thought I would never see my baby boy again ," the Texas man said of his pit bull, Titan.

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  2. Second SC toddler dies in a hot car a " 2 days before Father's DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 17 | The Island Packet

    A South Carolina father is charged with manslaughter and child neglect in the death of his 1-year-old son, who died ahead of the Father's Day weekend. Aaron Tazhon Trammel, 22, is charged with involuntary manslaughter and neglect of a child or helpless person, according to Spartanburg County jail records. 1 comment

  3. He risked his limbs to help shark caught on SC beach, and rescue is on videoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 3 | The Island Packet

    A visitor to one of South Carolina's beaches witnessed something many longtime residents have not even seen - a shark out of water. Taylor McSwain currently is a Florida resident, but she was visiting her home state when she stopped by a Garden City beach Friday evening.

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  4. He risked his life to help shark stuck on SC beach, and the rescue is caught on videoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 3 | The Island Packet

    A visitor to one of South Carolina's beaches witnessed something many longtime residents have not even seen - a shark out of water. The Florida resident was visiting her home state to help her father move, according to a recent Facebook post.

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  5. SC TV journalists killed when tree falls on vehicle while covering stormsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 28 | The Island Packet

    A TV anchor and photojournalist from a South Carolina television station were killed Monday when a tree fell on their vehicle, a North Carolina state trooper said. Master Trooper Murico Stephens said the tree struck the WYFF-TV vehicle around 2:30 p.m. Monday on U.S. Highway 176 near Tryon.

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  6. Should SC give an extra $11 million in scholarships to low-income students?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2018 | The Island Packet

    A proposal to dedicate $11.3 million additional dollars to scholarships for students from low-income families faces an uncertain future as lawmakers wrestle over where to invest state money. While multiple lawmakers say they support increasing need-based scholarship funding, House Majority Leader Gary Simrill said it's too early to say whether the House will approve the increase, which passed in the Senate.

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  7. Hours after SC teen was killed in a wreck, she was voted prom queenRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2018 | The Island Packet

    Hours after Tiara Bryant-Geter was killed in a crash on I-26 on Friday, April 27, 2018, her Dorman High School classmates launched a social media campaign to posthumously elect her prom queen. Hours after Tiara Bryant-Geter was killed in a crash on I-26 on Friday, April 27, 2018, her Dorman High School classmates launched a social media campaign to posthumously elect her prom queen.

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  8. Ready for fresh, SC peaches? Here's why growers are happy about this seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2018 | The Island Packet

    Get your pie recipes ready and start staking out your favorite roadside stands. This summer's South Carolina peach crop is expected to be a banner one.

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  9. SC man's attack put a woman in a wheelchair. Now he's going to prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2018 | The Island Packet

    A South Carolina man was sentenced to prison Tuesday after pleading guilty to a 2017 domestic violence incident that left the victim with spinal injuries. Levar Terrell Fernandez, 35, pleaded guilty to domestic violence of a high and aggravated nature, according to a release from the Seventh Circuit Solicitor's Office.

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  10. This man is wanted for murder and other charges. He may be hiding in SCRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2018 | The Island Packet

    Joseph Tyrell Abercrombie is wanted by Charlotte-Mecklenburg police on charges of murder and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. He may be hiding in the Columbia or Spartanburg areas of South Carolina.

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  11. Gruesome cause of death revealed following fatality at BMW plant in SCRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2018 | The Island Packet

    Bojan Sprah, 45, was the man who was killed in what BMW called "an accidental death," at one of its paint shops in Spartanburg. Sprah's death was caused by open head trauma, secondary to blunt force trauma and entrapment in moving machinery, Spartanburg County Coroner Rusty Clevenger said, according to greenvilleonline.com .

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  12. Death at BMW plant in South Carolina being investigatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2018 | The Island Packet

    The Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office is investigating an accidental death, according to BMW, which confirmed that the death occurred in one of its paint shops in Spartanburg. Pelham-Batesville Fire Chief Carey Ballew said a medical call from the plant came in around 10:30 a.m., greenvilleonline.com reported.

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  13. SC man tried to lure children with cash, then exposed himself to them, cops sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2018 | The Island Packet

    Kennedy Garrett, 28, of Union, was charged by Union police with two counts of indecent exposure, according to the Spartanburg Herald-Journal . Police say Garrett approached two girls, ages 11 and 13, near an intersection on March 5 and yelled "Hey, hey!" at them, WYFF-TV reports.

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  14. SC hunter finds boya s 1976 message in bottle and tracks him down with Facebook tipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2018 | The Island Packet

    A message in a bottle tossed into Spartanburg's Tyger River has turned up 42 years later, near the South Carolina coast. Erik Richardson, a Clemson University horticulture student, posted the find on Facebook on Wednesday, noting he discovered the 7-Up bottle on the banks of Lake Marion while scouting for ducks in Santee.

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  15. Utility friendly politicians take aim at solar expansion in SCRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2018 | The Island Packet

    A 6.8 megawatt solar facility with 31,000 solar panels is producing electricity in Saluda. The Solar power industry is lobbying the South Carolina legislature to order state counties to give it tax breaks.

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  16. Thirty hours, 10,000 miles; mom wouldna t miss sona s Winthrop Senior DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2018 | The Island Packet

    Winthrop's Xavier Cooks was one of six senior basketball players recognized Feb. 24, 2018 during the Eagles' Senior Day ceremony. Cooks' mom, Josie, traveled 30 hours and over 10,000 miles to see the game.

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  17. They thought she was cremated 3 years ago. Then her body was found at SC funeral homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2018 | The Island Packet

    A woman's body that was supposed to have been cremated in 2015 was embalmed and unrefrigerated in a Spartanburg funeral home for the past three years. Mary Alice Pitts Moore, formerly of Donalds, SC, died of natural causes in March 2015 at the age of 63, WYFF reported .

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  18. SC lawmakers want to make sagging pants illegal for men. Here's what that means to youRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2018 | The Island Packet

    We hit the streets of Jasper County in January 2009 to talk to citizens about their thoughts on a new ordinance to ban sagging pants. We hit the streets of Jasper County in January 2009 to talk to citizens about their thoughts on a new ordinance to ban sagging pants.

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  19. Possible threat to SC school has parents rushing to get their kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2018 | The Island Packet

    Dillon School District Four Superintendent Ray Rogers says the county Sheriff's Office investigated a threat to Dillon High School, located about 45 minutes northeast of Florence. According to WMBF-TV , the superintendent says a child will face disciplinary actions and an expulsion hearing after posting to Facebook that he would "shoot up Dillon High School" on Monday.

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  20. Moonshine now sold at one of South Carolinaa s largest airports a " in 5 flavorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2018 | The Island Packet

    You can now buy moonshine before you climb aboard a plane at Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport , 95 miles south of Charlotte. Anderson-based Palmetto Distillery - the first outfit in South Carolina to make legal moonshine - opened the 500-square-foot retail store beyond a TSA checkpoint, next to the Dunkin' Donuts.

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