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Cherokee coroner to get bulletproof vests

Cherokee County Coroner Dennis Fowler never knows what situation he’ll face when he gets “the call.”


Pedestrian hit by train in Spartanburg

The Spartanburg Police, Fire Department and EMS are on the scene of a fatality involving a train.


Demand for senior centers grows in Spartanburg County

As the population of residents 60 and older continues to grow in Spartanburg County, places that provide opportunities for seniors to socialize and be active are expecting an even greater demand for their services.


Police body cam funds go to many, including oyster officers

Now that the money is being distributed, it's flowing to every agency that applied -- including one that monitors oyster health and scrutinizes pharmacists, according to a list provided to The Associated Press.


Trump meets National Hispanic Advisory Council in New York

Donald Trump met with his newly-minted Hispanic advisory board in New York Saturday, sitting down with elected officials, business leaders and faith leaders, along with his new campaign team.


Search for living, dead: Louisiana fights back from flooding

Louisiana continues to dig itself out from devastating floods, with search parties going door to door looking for survivors or bodies trapped by flooding so powerful in some cases it disturbed the dead and sent caskets floating from cemeteries.


2 escaped Union County inmates sought

Authorities are searching for two men who escaped from the Union County jail Friday.


S.C. parents fight onset of 'childhood Alzheimer's' in daughter

Eliza O'Neill was diagnosed with Sanfilippo syndrome in 2013 when she was 3½. The cruelty of the rare disease is best captured in its nickname, "childhood Alzheimer's."


Greer Railfest to celebrate city's ties to railroads

A new event will celebrate the connection between the city of Greer and railroads across the Upstate.


Union County Council takes first step toward repealing public safety fee

The Union County Council called a special meeting Friday afternoon to begin the process of repealing the public safety fee.


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