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  1. NAMES & NOTES: Lewis named to Wofford Dean's ListRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 27 | The Star

    Dr. Dennis M. Wiseman, provost of Wofford College, has announced Dean's List students for the Fall 2014 Semester, including Shelby Rebekah Lewis from North Augusta. To be named to the Dean's List, a student must be enrolled for at least 12 semester hours of graded courses and attain a semester grade point average of 3.6 or higher.

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  2. Reserve deputy threatens wife, animal park fire update & fatal...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | The Star

    Dorchester County sheriff's deputies arrested 52-year-old David Francis Flood on Sunday night and charged him with aggravated criminal domestic violence and possession of marijuana. Multiple media outlets reported that Flood's wife said when he arrived home he was angry and yelling and drew his service gun and pointing it at the floor and saying he would kill her.

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  3. Father, son arrested in connection with bank robberyRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 25 | The Star

    Capt. Art Littlejohn of the Spartanburg Police Department told local media outlets that the son entered a BB&T bank branch and passed a note to a teller, announcing an armed robbery and demanding money. Littlejohn said the father was waiting outside in a getaway car and drove off when his 16-year-old son came out of the bank with the money.

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  4. Spartanburg officer: Training helped split-second decisionRead the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | The Star

    Spartanburg Police Officer James Bogan said he nearly shot an armed suspect he had been chasing recently through the city's Northside. The man, 57-year-old James Anthony Nash, was taken to the Spartanburg County jail on multiple charges, and Bogan said he attributes his police training experience to not having to take a life that day.

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  5. Upstate tattoo business teams up with tax preparerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | The Star

    Two Upstate businesses hope to make things easier for people who want to spend their tax return on a new tattoo. The Herald-Journal of Spartanburg reports that Eye Pollution Custom Tattoo of Boiling Springs is partnering with the Truckers Tax 1099 of Chesnee to develop a cross-promotional program for local residents in need of tax preparation services.

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  6. One SC, one NC resident die in Cherokee County wreckRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | The Star

    Coroner Dennis Fowler state in a statement that those killed were 34-year-old Brandon Lynn Yount of Inman and his aunt, 51-year-old Krista Ann Cook, 51, of Albemarle, North Carolina. Fowler said the victims were trapped in their car and died at the scene.

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  7. USC Upstate faculty delay chancellor's no-confidence voteRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 18 | The Star

    Faculty members at the University of South Carolina Upstate delayed a vote on whether they are confident in the leadership of Chancellor Tom Moore for three months after he promised he would talk them about their problems with the school's leadership. The faculty met Friday night to discuss a survey where 130 of 149 faculty members said Moore doesn't communicate in good faith or in an atmosphere of trust.

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  8. Editorial: Abandoning roads a misguided approachRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 17 | The Star

    AP File Photo Lawmakers are considering ways this session to handle growing infrastructure needs, including potentially devolving road responsibilities in the state system to local governments. As the legislature considers ways to fix our state's crumbling infrastructure, the General Assembly needs to forget any effort to force local governments to maintain additional miles of roads and bridges.

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  9. Ethics complaint against Sanford, strangulation death & criminal ...Read the original story

    Tuesday Jan 13 | The Star

    A national advocacy group says South Carolina Congressman Mark Sanford violated House Ethics rules by accepting a six-figure stock payout from an online mortgage broker after taking office. The Associated Press reported last month that Sanford received the payout from LendingTree, an online mortgage broker based in Charlotte.

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  10. Teenager's gift helps young singer pursue her passionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 31 | The Star

    Emma McDaniel, 16, has taken piano lessons at the academy for eight years. Some in Spartanburg may recognize her from her philanthropic efforts.

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  11. Woodruff man convicted in pedestrian's deathRead the original story

    Dec 5, 2014 | The Star

    A Spartanburg County jury has convicted a Woodruff man of murder in the death of a pedestrian more than two years ago. Prosecutors said 52-year-old Sandy Lynn Westmoreland was found guilty Thursday in the death of 53-year-old Michael D. Daniels.

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  12. Morning Roundup: News around the state on Dec. 5Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | The Star

    A Spartanburg County jury has convicted a Woodruff man of murder in the death of a pedestrian more than two years ago. Prosecutors said 52-year-old Sandy Lynn Westmoreland guilty Thursday in the death of 53-year-old Michael D. Daniels.

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  13. Allison chosen to lead House Education CommitteeRead the original story

    Dec 3, 2014 | The Star

    Rep. Rita Allison of Spartanburg County was chosen Wednesday to lead the House committee that will guide the Legislature's response to last month's Supreme Court ruling on fixing South Carolina's education system. The former Spartanburg 5 school board member and nine-term legislator becomes the first woman to lead that committee, and the first woman in 12 years elected to lead any legislative committee.

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  14. Morning Roundup: News around the state on Dec. 3Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | The Star

    A Dorchester County man has been charged with murder in the shooting death of his wife at their home near Summerville. Sheriff's Capt.

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  15. Homicides increase in 2014 in Spartanburg CountyRead the original story

    Nov 30, 2014 | The Star

    The Herald-Journal of Spartanburg reports that 10 people had been killed by other people in Spartanburg County through November of this year. In 2013, eight homicides were reported in the county.

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  16. Morning Roundup: News around the state on Nov. 24Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | The Star

    Multiple media outlets reported the first shooting happened around 8 p.m. Sunday. Police spokesman Spencer Pryor says officers found a man in a vehicle with a gunshot wound to the chest.

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  17. Morning Roundup: News around the state on Nov. 17Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | The Star

    Attorneys for a same-sex couple from Charleston have asked a federal appeals court to allow such marriages to proceed in South Carolina. Attorney General Alan Wilson then asked the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond, Virginia, to put the order on hold.

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  18. Chesnee man rescued after being stuck in wellRead the original story

    Nov 12, 2014 | The Star

    A Spartanburg County man has been rescued after he got stuck in a well while trying to recover some keys. Multiple media outlets reported that 19-year-old Kendrick King, of Chesnee, was stuck about 20 feet down the well for about 45 minutes Tuesday afternoon.

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  19. Morning Roundup: News from around the state on Nov. 12Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | The Star

    A Spartanburg County man has been rescued after he got stuck in a well while trying to recover some keys. Multiple media outlets reported that 19-year-old Kendrick King of Chesnee was stuck about 20 feet down the well for about 45 minutes Tuesday afternoon.

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  20. Arts and Humanities: Morris Museum features work of major Appalachian artistRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | The Star

    At first blush, any attempt to connect the Ash Can School to Appalachia would seem to be quite a stretch. After all, the group of early 20th-century artists whose work was labeled 'ash can' because they chose to embrace the frequently gritty aspects of urban life would appear to have little in common with mountain culture.

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