Forest City, NCFOX Carolina

Woman wanted after stealing purse from car, police say

FOREST CITY, NC (FOX Carolina) – Officers are looking for a woman who stole a purse from a car, according to the Forest City Police Department. The incident happened at the Dollar General on W. Main St. around 2 p.m. Wednesday, according to the department. A woman told police that...
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Gastonia, NCGaston Gazette

Everybody wants to be a Gastonia Honey Hunter after ESPN story

The Gastonia Honey Hunters may be a local baseball team, but fans from all over the country are snatching up the new team's hats, shirts, and jerseys. Sales have been especially brisk since ESPN featured team owner Brandon Bellamy in a nationally-televised segment on June 6. Bellamy is the only...
Spartanburg, SCSpartanburg Herald-Journal

Ansley Burns wants to be the next American Idol, Caleb Kennedy opens up about the show

In recent years, the Upstate has watched local teens appear on several different national reality television shows. Most recently, Dorman High School student Caleb Kennedy advanced to the Top 5 on "American Idol" before leaving the show. The 16-year-old country singer began his Idol journey in October 2020 and quickly became a fan favorite on the ABC talent show with his gravelly voice and deep, thought-provoking original songs.
Union, SCFOX Carolina

Free COVID-19 vaccines to be offered in Union

UNION, SC (FOX Carolina) – Free COVID-19 vaccinations will be offered by Health Force, LLC Thursday, June 24. The vaccinations will be given at USC Union Gym at 309 E. Academy St. from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The vaccines will be offered on a first come, first serve basis....
Spartanburg, SCAutoblog

Oshkosh to build new USPS mail delivery trucks in South Carolina

WASHINGTON — Oshkosh Defense said Tuesday it will build next-generation U.S. Postal Service (USPS) mail delivery vehicles in Spartanburg, South Carolina, and expects to hire over 1,000 employees to do so. The USPS awarded a multibillion-dollar, 10-year contract to Oshkosh Defense, a subsidiary of Oshkosh Corp, in February. The contract...

Street dining continues in Morgan Square, business owners push to reopen street

SPARTANBURG, S.C. — More than a year after the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, outdoor street dining is still alive in one Upstate city. Part of Spartanburg's Main Street remains closed off for street dining. There's been a discussion over the last several months about the future of street dining amongst the city and more than two dozen business owners.
York County,

York County Man Gets 20 Years For Voyeurism, Exploitation Of A Minor

COLUMBIA, S.C. — A York County man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for the sexual exploitation of minors and voyeurism. State Attorney General Alan Wilson, in a news release Tuesday, said Mark Steven Ehrnschwender, pleaded guilty Monday to one count of second-degree sexual exploitation of a minor, one count of third-degree sexual exploitation of a minor and four counts of voyeurism.

Duncan man shot, killed in Inman

A former Byrnes High football player was shot and killed last Monday. According to the Spartanburg County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to the shooting at around 5:20 a.m. at 210 Zimmerman Road in Inman. Full text available to premium subscribers only. If you are a current subscriber, please login for...
Gaston County, NCGaston Gazette

Gaston Marine veteran talks LGBT and activism

Timothy Caudill's resume includes four years of active and four years inactive reserve time serving America as a Marine, including a seven-month deployment in the Middle East. After leaving the Marine Corps in November 2011, the 2005 Forestview High graduate spent time as a staffer for California Democratic Congressman Scott Peters, working to help veterans like himself get the benefits they earned.