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'Worst Cooks in America' winner found guilty in beating death of 3-year-old foster child

The former winner of Food Network's "Worst Cooks in America" was sentenced to life in prison after she was found guilty of beating her 3-year-old foster daughter to death. A jury in Greenville County, South Carolina, convicted Ariel Robinson of homicide by child abuse in the Jan. 14, 2021 death of Victoria Smith, court records obtained by NBC News show. She was sentenced on Thursday.

Woods, Findlay win Div. II national golf title

Clinton-Massie graduate Gabby Woods and her Findlay golf teammates won the NCAA Division II Women’s Golf Championship tournament Saturday. Playing at the Chattahoochee Golf Club in Gainesville, Ga., Woods and the Oilers defeated Limestone University (S.C.) 3-2 in the championship match. Limestone is located in Gaffney, S.C. Findlay won...

Why A Food Network Star Was Just Sentenced To Life In Prison

It's not too uncommon to hear celebrities getting jail times. Some get light sentences. For instance, the actress behind "Full House"'s beloved Aunt Becky, Lori Loughlin, went back to acting after five months behind bars. Others find themselves trading their designer clothes for orange jumpsuits for much longer periods. But it may come as a shock to learn that someone who competed on a popular Food Network show was sentenced to life in prison. And it could be even more shocking to learn the horrible reason it happened.
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Deputies searching for runaway teen in Greenville County

GREENVILLE, S.C. (FOX Carolina) - Deputies are searching for a runaway teen last seen in Simpsonville, according to the Greenville County Sheriff’s Office. According to deputies, 15-year-old Mary Grace Kevic was last seen on Criterion Drive at around 9:14 p.m. Deputies say Kevis is five foot six inches tall,...

1 injured during shooting in McDonald’s parking lot in Taylors

TAYLORS, S.C. (WSPA) – One person was injured during a shooting in a McDonald’s parking lot in Taylors Sunday evening. According to the Greer Police Department, at 5 p.m. officers were notified of a shooting on Wade Hampton Blvd. During the shooting, officers said a vehicle in the parking lot was hit by a bullet […]

Officers investigating shooting at an Upstate McDonald's

TAYLORS, S.C. — The Greer Police Department is investigating a shooting that happened in the parking lot of a Mcdonald's in Taylors. According to officers, at about 5 p.m. on Sunday, they were called to the Mcdonald's location at Wade Hampton Boulevard. Officers said when they arrived, they learned...
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Police searching for suspects in shooting on Wade Hampton Blvd.

TAYLORS, S.C. (FOX Carolina) - Police are searching for suspects after a shooting on Wade Hampton Boulevard, according to the Greer Police Department. According to police, officers were notified of a shooting at 5 p.m. that happened in the McDonalds parking lot in Taylors. Once on scene, police learned that...

Campaigning for US Senate: Chrelle Booker hopes to address voting restrictions and bring people together

Chrelle Booker is mayor pro tem and a native of Tryon, North Carolina. She sits on the board of directors for the National League of Cities — an organization of city, town and village leaders focused on improving the quality of life — where she chairs the Information Technology and Communications Committee. She is also first vice president of Women In Municipal Government and a member of the Legislative Action Committee and Small Cities Council.

Construction to begin on Gardner-Webb's amphitheater

A family that has supported Gardner-Webb for more than a decade is making another transformational gift to the university. David and Marie Brinkley are providing the lead gift for a new amphitheater complex, which will be constructed on the former Hardee’s location, 206 S. Main St. Gardner-Webb purchased the 1.78-acre property in January 2021.