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  1. SC Army National Guard remembers fallen soldiersRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | WMBF

    South Carolina has lost nearly 100 military service members who called the Palmetto State their home before serving in the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, according to the Iraq Coalition Casualty Count. "It is important to remember the stories of our fallen," said Maj.

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  2. Deputies: 1 injured, 1 charged after shooting at Spartanburg hotelRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WMBF

    The Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office said they have charged a man after a shooting at a hotel early Saturday morning. Deputies said they have charged Gerald Akeen Gadsden, 25, of Spartanburg.

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  3. Giant water slide comes to Spartanburg SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | WMBF

    Stay informed about the latest Bikefest 2015 news with our live blog.Mobile users - click here to view the live blog now.This blog will be updated throughout the weekend with the latest stories, pictures, tweets, videos and more from WMBF News and our reporters in the field. Stay informed about the latest Bikefest 2015 news with our live blog.Mobile users - click here to view the live blog now.This blog will be updated throughout the weekend with the latest stories, pictures, tweets, videos and more from WMBF News and our reporters in the field.

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  4. Coroner identifies man killed in Spartanburg Co. shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | WMBF

    The Spartanburg County coroner has released the name of the man killed in a shooting on Highway 11 in the Fingerville area Friday morning. The Spartanburg County coroner said Carey Michael Mauldin, 40, was pronounced dead on the scene at 7:46 a.m. at his residence on Highway 11 in Chesnee where the shooting occurred.

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  5. One killed, one hurt in Spartanburg Co. shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | WMBF

    Spartanburg County deputies and the Spartanburg County coroner are investigating a deadly shooting on Highway 11 in the Fingerville area Friday morning. Our crew at the scene reported that more than a dozen law enforcement vehicle were parked nearby and that investigators had set taped off crime scene areas.

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  6. SC group seeks to preserve 1830s homestead run by sistersRead the original story

    Sunday May 17 | WMBF

    The Spartanburg legacy left by three determined 19th Century women is being preserved in part thanks to help from philanthropic local ladies. The Herald-Journal of Spartanburg reports the group Women Giving for Spartanburg is giving $14,000 to the Spartanburg County Historical Association for repairs to one of the city's oldest homes.

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  7. Wofford grad, NBC reporter Craig Melvin commencement speakerRead the original story

    Sunday May 17 | WMBF

    Wofford graduate and NBC national correspondent Craig Melvin is returning to South Carolina to deliver the college's commencement address. Honorary degrees are being bestowed on South Carolina banker Hugh C. Lane Jr. of Charleston and 1968 Wofford graduate Henry C. Giles Jr., president of Spartanburg Community College.

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  8. BMW profits rise on SUVs, strong sales in UK, USRead the original story

    Tuesday May 5 | WMBF

    Stronger sales in the US and Britain helped push earnings higher at German luxury carmaker BMW AG in the first quarter. Net profit rose 4 percent compared with the same period last year, to 1.515 billion euros .

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  9. SC House member expects to pay off ethics fines by fallRead the original story

    Tuesday May 5 | WMBF

    South Carolina Rep. Harold Mitchell says he expects to pay off more than $16,000 in ethics fines by September. The House Ethics Committee agreed Tuesday to a payment plan, one year after ordering the Spartanburg Democrat to pay $16,100 in fines on what it called unintentional violations dating to 2008.

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  10. Gas prices on the rise; still low enough to entice summer time driving vacationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | WMBF

    The month of May starts with Carolinians paying the highest gas prices of the year, according to AAA Carolinas.Friday, South Carolina's average price for a gallon of gas was $2.32 - an increase of 22 cents from a month ago. Gas prices in North Carolina average $2.45, compared to $2.29 a month ago, according to the travel club.

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  11. SC city paints cruiser like taxi to discourage drunk drivingRead the original story

    Friday May 1 | WMBF

    The Spartanburg Police Department has come up with a unique way to draw attention to the cost of drunk driving. The department announced on Friday that it will be stationing a police car in the downtown area with the front painted like a police cruiser and the back painted yellow like a taxi.

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  12. Faculty OK no confidence vote against USC Upstate chancellorRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 26 | WMBF

    The 96-58 vote Friday came after Moore was given a chance to tell professors what he has done to change since a different no confidence vote was postponed in January. The Herald-Journal of Spartanburg reports that Moore told professors he is hiring more teachers and trying to pay them more.

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  13. SC Sheriff: 2 deputies justified in killing man with 5 shotsRead the original story

    Apr 23, 2015 | WMBF

    The Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office says two deputies were justified in fatally shooting a man as officers tried to serve a drug-related search warrant at his home. Spartanburg Sheriff's Lt.

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  14. Lawyer says psychotic episode led to father's killingRead the original story

    Apr 17, 2015 | WMBF

    The lawyer for a 23-year-old man charged with killing his father say the son recently changed medicine and had a psychotic episode just before the shooting. Media reports said that attorney Michael Brown told the judge during a bond hearing Friday that Osiris Hinton had ongoing mental problems.

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  15. Ohio Gov. Kasich taking trip to South Carolina's UpstateRead the original story

    Apr 17, 2015 | WMBF

    On Friday, the Republican governor is making a stop at the Upstate Chamber Coalition Luncheon in Spartanburg. Later in the day, he's scheduled to tour Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research in Greenville before attending a barbecue holding by the Spartanburg GOP.

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  16. SLED investigates police shooting of man stabbing womanRead the original story

    Apr 16, 2015 | WMBF

    The State Law Enforcement Division is investigating a police shooting where officers shot a man who was repeatedly stabbing a woman in a Spartanburg apartment. Authorities say both the man shot by police and the woman being stabbed died around 2:30 p.m. Wednesday.

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  17. Spartanburg deputies investigate death at burglary sceneRead the original story

    Apr 15, 2015 | WMBF

    Spartanburg County sheriff's deputies are investigating the death of a Honea Path woman found at a home in Lyman where a possible burglary had been reported. Lt. Kevin Bobo told local media that a homeowner called to report a possible burglary Tuesday evening when he returned and saw one of his doors was not in the position he had left it.

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  18. TSA collects nearly $2,500 in change at SC airportsRead the original story

    Apr 15, 2015 | WMBF

    The Transportation Security Administration says airline passengers in South Carolina left nearly $2,500 in change at security checkpoints last year. The Herald-Journal of Spartanburg reported that an agency spokesman said Tuesday the TSA collected about $1,050 in change at Charleston International Airport.

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  19. Son of prominent Rock Hill attorney charged in his deathRead the original story

    Apr 13, 2015 | WMBF

    Spartanburg County sheriff's deputies told local media outlets that 47-year-old Oshyn Cyrus Hinton was shot once in the back of the head and killed Sunday at his Spartanburg home. Officials charged 23-year-old Osiris Hinton with murder and possession of a weapon during a violent crime.

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  20. Chesnee to charge $3 minimum for most public recordsRead the original story

    Apr 13, 2015 | WMBF

    The Spartanburg County town of Chesnee has a new policy that requires a mandatory $3 payment for most public records. The Herald-Journal of Spartanburg reports that town council had been scheduled Monday to give final approval to a new policy on fees for documents that can be obtained through the Freedom of Information Act.

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