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In some US schools, resistance to ending corporal punishment

Although corporal punishment in American schools has declined in recent decades, paddling is still on the books in 19 states despite calls from the U.S. Education Department to curb punitive discipline, which has been shown to affect minority and disabled students disproportionately.


USC Upstate dedicates bench in memory of cross-country athlete Josh Lee

Teammates, friends and family members gathered Tuesday at the Cross Country Trailhead on the University of South Carolina Upstate campus to dedicate a bench in memory of student-athlete Joshua Richard 'Josh' Lee.


Report: Spartanburg High student who died in crash was at fault

A Spartanburg High School senior killed in a moped crash Friday was at fault in the collision, according to a traffic collision report.


Middle Tyger Community Center announces programs for seniors

The Middle Tyger Community Center in Lyman announced new services for residents 60 and older Tuesday to help keep seniors active and engaged.


Spartanburg dog park getting some upgrades

Dog owners rejoiced Tuesday morning as truckloads of fresh mulch were unloaded and spread across the Rail Tail Dog Park.


Spartanburg coroner seeks to lower deaths on railroad tracks

The Spartanburg County coroner is planning an information campaign to reduce the number of pedestrian deaths on railroad tracks.


Inman hatching plans for chicken regulations

Inman planners faced a daunting question Monday: Is it time to regulate chickens?


Duncan police investigating year-old death as homicide

The Duncan Police Department is investigating the year-old death of a Duncan woman after learning she was killed.


Spartanburg Corporate Center to expand

The Corporate Center on Business 85 boasts eight buildings with 19 tenants occupying 600,000 square feet. A ninth one with 50,000 square feet of space is under construction. Plans for two more speculative buildings have been submitted to Spartanburg County.


Manhunt moves from Laurens, Union counties into Enoree area

Deputies from Laurens, Union and Spartanburg counties are looking for a man who fled from Laurens into Union County.


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