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Bullets and Bandaids show draws support for veterans

An art show showcasing paintings, drawings and sculptures inspired by stories told by local veterans drew a large crowd to Hub City Tap House Thursday evening.


Healthletic Meals adds Spartanburg to service menu

A Greenville-based startup company is hoping to show Spartanburg residents that fast food can be healthy.


SC Inland Port in Greer on track to exceed last year's volume

The S.C. Inland Port is on track this year to surpass last year’s volume of business.


Justice Department says it will end use of private prisons

WASHINGTON - The Justice Department plans to end its use of private prisons after officials concluded the facilities are both less safe and less effective at providing correctional services than those run by the government.


Brazil police official: Lochte made up story about robbery

Brazil police official: Lochte made up story about robbery

A Brazilian police official is telling The Associated Press that American swimmer Ryan Lochte fabricated a story about being robbed at gunpoint in Rio de Janeiro.


1 dead after Wednesday night shooting at Norris Ridge Apartments

Jamel Lydell Thompson, of Canaan Pointe Drive, was pronounced dead at Spartanburg Medical Center late Wednesday, less than 30 minutes after police responded to a shooting at Norris Ridge Apartments, Spartanburg County Coroner Rusty Clevenger said in an email.


Ryan Lochte revises his Rio robbery story; two other US swimmers are detained

Four days after claiming that he and his teammates were robbed at gunpoint, American swimmer Ryan Lochte has tempered his initial, dramatic description of the alleged incident.


Upstate volunteers aid Louisiana relief efforts

Upstate volunteers are pitching in to help in flood-ravaged Louisiana, with some already assisting efforts there and others scheduled to depart this week.


Police investigate shooting at Spartanburg apartments

Spartanburg Police responded to Norris Ridge Apartments Wednesday night after two men showed up at Spartanburg Medical Center with gunshot wounds.


Dorman High student gets firsthand look at campaign

Amid the hustle and bustle of the Republican National Convention, a Dorman High School student gained greater insight into the political process.


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