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Simpsonville stand-off at Greenville County hotel

SIMPSONVILLE, S.C. (FOX Carolina) - The Greenville County Sheriff’s Office said deputies were in a stand-off at a Simpsonville hotel on Sunday. According to the Sheriff’s Office, deputies tried to serve a warrant to someone at the Quality Inn. Deputies confirmed a suspect was taken into custody and...

Motorcyclist dies at hospital after crash in Upstate, coroner says

GREENWOOD, S.C. — A motorcyclist died at the hospital after a crash earlier this month. according to the coroner. Christopher Scott Leagan, of Prosperity, was involved in a crash on June 14 at the intersection of Florida Avenue at Blyth Road. Leagan was initially taken to Self Regional Healthcare,...
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Suspect in custody following shooting in North Carolina

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, N.C. (FOX Carolina) - The Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office announced that deputies investigated a shooting that happened on Saturday night. Deputies said the shooting happened near Webb Road in Ellenboro. They added that the shooter is in custody, and there is no active threat to the community.

As professor was 'fired for being queer,' Anderson University defends 'traditional view'

Current and former Anderson University students gathered Sunday morning to show support for a professor who says she lost her job last week because of her sexual orientation.  About 20 people stood outside the university's metal archway on Boulevard in Anderson holding signs and waving flags in support of the LGBTQ+ community and former theater professor...

Six protesters arrested in South Carolina after abortion ruling

Six people were arrested Saturday evening after protesters opposing and supporting the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade gathered in downtown Greenville, South Carolina. The Greenville Police Department said in a statement that officers monitored the protests and separated the opposing sides. About 100 protesters were initially...

Celebration of life service for Deputy Austin Aldridge

MOORE, S.C. (FOX Carolina) - A celebration of life service was held for Deputy Austin Aldridge on Sunday, June 26 at the Church at the Mill. Deputy Aldridge was killed in the line of duty on Tuesday, June 21. COMMUNITY RESPONSE. People lined the streets starting at 1 p.m. for...

'His legacy will be magnificent': Family, community bid farewell to slain SC deputy

MOORE, S.C. (WLOS) — Hundreds of people packed the pews of Church at The Mill in Moore, South Carolina on Sunday, June 26 to bid farewell to Dep. Austin Derek Aldridge. The 25-year-old Spartanburg County sheriff’s deputy was killed on June 21 in a deputy-involved shooting, according to the sheriff’s office. The Spartanburg County coroner confirmed Aldridge died after being “ambushed” in the line of duty.

Young Aviators return to Triple Tree

After a two-year pandemic pause, the Triple Tree Aerodrome Young Aviators Fly-In returned in 2022. On June 10-12, aspiring pilots and aviation enthusiasts descended on the pastoral grounds near Woodruff, South Carolina, to enjoy some legendary Southern hospitality. With 400 acres featuring a 7,000-foot grass runway, manicured campsites, support facilities, and a learning center, Triple Tree is the ideal venue.

6 protesters arrested during Roe v. Wade rally in downtown Greenville, South Carolina

GREENVILLE, S.C. (WLOS) — A large rally in Upstate South Carolina resulted in several arrests Saturday afternoon. In a press release, the Greenville Police Department says officers monitored a picket downtown on June 25, regarding the U.S. Supreme Court's recent decision to overturn Roe v. Wade. Police say the picket was slated to run from 12-1 p.m. with 100 people present. However, approximately four to five hundred people were present during the rally which "exceeded the scheduled end time."

Cowboys Arrive at Tryon

Tryon – Cowboys from North and South America came to Tryon this past weekend to compete in the fourth annual Round-up Rodeo at the Foothills Equestrian Nature Center (FENCE). Approximately 1800 spectators turned out to enjoy breakaway roping and barrel racing, cheer on the team roping and hold their breath during the bronc and bull riding. Other events included saddle bronc and bareback riding and tie-down roping.
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Not as Warm Monday, Scattered Showers and T-Storms

GREENVILLE, S.C. (FOX Carolina) - A cold front slowly approaches the mountains and Upstate on Monday, increasing the chances for showers and thunderstorms, and also keeping the temperatures a bit cooler than average. For tonight, expect lots of clouds, along with mild and muggy conditions ahead of the cold front....