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Anderson Feb 22 Weekly Crime Report: 14 Incidents and 4 Crime Stories
Anderson Feb 22 Weekly Crime Report: 14 Incidents and 4 Crime Stories. During the last week, the place of Anderson registered a total of 14 crime cases. The crime data reveals a predominance of theft cases, which accounted for 13 out of the 14 reported incidents. The remaining case was categorized as an assault. The theft incidents occurred at various times throughout the week, indicating a consistent issue. The single assault case took place at 5:50 PM on February 16, 2024. The high incidence of theft, making up about 93% of the total crimes, is a matter of significant concern and calls for immediate attention and action by the local law enforcement agencies. The relatively low occurrence of other types of crime, such as assault, should not be overlooked, but the focus should be on addressing the rampant theft cases.
Anderson County Sheriff’s Office app gives tools to report crimes
The Anderson County Sheriff's Office is introducing a newly updated app to connect the community with resources.
Very popular doughnut shop in Greenville opening new shop in Anderson
ANDERSON, S.C. — A very popular doughnut stop in Greenville, South Carolina, is set to open a new shop in Anderson. Scouts Doughnuts opened its Greenville storefront in June 2023 in the Overbrook Community and sold out within hours of opening. Before the Greenville storefront, they were selling doughnuts...
Anderson University seniors suddenly left to find a place to stay due to lack of on campus housing
ANDERSON, S.C. — Many rising seniors at Anderson University are now facing a new challenge, finding a place to live for next semester. In an email sent to students, university leaders announced there wasn't enough housing for all enrolled students. This led them to create a lottery system. "I...
Deputies working to find owner of pot belly pig found in Anderson Co.
ANDERSON COUNTY, S.C. (FOX Carolina) - The Anderson County Sheriff’s Office said deputies are searching for the owner of a pot belly pig that was recently found in the area. Deputies said the pig was found along Whitner Street on February 20. Anyone with information about the pig or...
‘I’m a multitasker’: Deputies arrest man in distinctive shirt on moped
GREENVILLE, S.C. (FOX Carolina) - The Anderson County Sheriff’s Office said a suspect wearing an distinctive shirt has been arrested. According to the sheriff’s office, Billy Shane Evans was pulled over along River Road after a deputy noticed his moped did not have tags. Deputies said it was...
Early voting for Republican Presidential Primary wraps up
According to the Anderson County Voter Registration Director, early voting turnout has increased day by day.
Frank: Beautiful Young Siamese Cat Available at Hart Co Humane Society
Frank is a super sweet 18-month-old male Siamese. When a rescuer began trapping feral cats so they could be fixed and released she quickly realized this frightened kitty wasn’t feral but just trying to survive. Frank enjoys being petted and loved on but is fearful of being picked up....
Anderson County Feb 19 Weekly Crime Report: 12 Incidents and 18 Crime Stories
Anderson County Feb 19 Weekly Crime Report: 12 Incidents and 18 Crime Stories. During the last week, Anderson County reported a total of 12 crime cases. The most common crime was theft, with 7 instances, followed by arrests, which numbered 3. Assault and other offenses were less common, each with only 1 case reported. The offenses categorized as 'other' included a habitual offender failing to stop for blue lights, driving under suspension, and disregarding a stop sign. The severity of the crimes varied, with theft being the most frequent but less severe compared to the assault case. The data suggests a need for increased vigilance against thefts in the place, while serious offenses like assault require immediate attention from law enforcement agencies. The distribution of crime types indicates a relatively low level of violent crime, but a persistent issue with theft.
Good Samaritan Injured Helping Truck Driver in Hartwell
A good Samaritan was seriously injured Wednesday night while trying to help a pickup truck driver near Hartwell. According to state troopers, a Chevy Avalanche traveling south on GA 8 attempted to turn onto Elizabeth Road and lost part of its load. A Toyota 4-Runner northbound on GA 8 struck Ray Burt of Hartwell, who had exited his vehicle and was standing in the roadway, helping the pickup truck driver clear the road.
Embark on a Culinary Journey: Anderson's Top 6 Italian Dining Destinations
This article presents a curated list of six Italian restaurants in Anderson. Have you had the pleasure of dining at any of these establishments? We'd love to hear your experiences, so please feel free to share your thoughts in the comments below!
Republican Presidential Primary Saturday
The SC Republican Presidential Preference Primary will be held this Saturday, February 24. Early voting will be available through Thursday, February 22 during the hours of 8:30 am – 6 pm at the Anderson County Board of Registration and Elections office at 301 N. Main Street. Early Voting replaces In Person Absentee Voting in Anderson County.
GA Hartwell's Most Loveable Puppies Eagerly Awaits Forever Homes Today!
Considering pet adoption? Or perhaps you just enjoy all things cute and cuddly? Numerous charming pets are ready for a loving home at animal shelters situated in and near hartwell.
CEO of Upstate nonprofit announces retirement
The CEO of United Way of Anderson County, Carol Burdette, is retiring.
Martinez Named to AnMed Board
AnMed has selected 2010 Anderson University graduate Luis Martinez to serve on its board of trustees, effective January 1, 2024. Martinez is a vice president/commercial relationship manager for SouthState Bank in Anderson. He also serves on the Anderson City Council. He and his wife Hollins were co-chairs of the 2023 Camellia Ball, one of the largest fundraisers by the AnMed Foundation. He also recently chaired a successful campaign for the United Way of Anderson County.
Two injured in ATV accident – Liberty Street, Piedmont
Piedmont firefighters and Greenville County EMS personnel responded to an all terrain vehicle (ATV) wreck Tuesday night. It happened on Liberty Street off South Piedmont Highway. Both occupants were transported to the hospital by ambulance. Firefighters had to remove the patients from a ravine.
Anderson County, SC High School Girls Basketball Schedule, Streaming Live Today - February 21
The high school basketball season is in progress, and if you're searching for how to watch games in Anderson County, South Carolina today, we've got the information. Follow high school basketball this season on the NFHS Network! Keep tabs on your family or alma mater and tune in!. Anderson County,...
Anderson County: Roundabout safety and navigation
The S.C. Department of Transportation is installing a roundabout at the intersection of U.S. Highway 29 and Welcome Road to increase safety by slowing down traffic. This will be the fourth roundabout in Anderson County. "Roundabouts allow traffic to move freely." said Kelly W. Moore, director of DOT Public Engagement....
Getting Answers: Dunklin Bridge Rd
GREENVILLE COUNTY, S.C. (FOX Carolina) - FOX Carolina is working to get answers about your Upstate road concerns. Viewers wrote in asking us when Dunklin Bridge Road will stop getting patched and get a more permeant fix. This road runs parallel to the Reedy River and takes drivers from McKelvey...
Longtime United Way leader steps down
This is Carol Burdette’s last year as president/CEO of the Anderson County United Way. After 22 years on the job, preceded by 13 years voluntary service, Burdette is retiring, but will stay on the job through the end of this year to ensure a transition. She’s especially proud that a women’s leadership initiative with the AnMed and Anderson County schools has driven down the teenage pregnant rates by 81%. A search committee has been formed to identify a qualified successor.