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Crash shuts down Spartanburg street

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (WSPA) – A crash shut down a busy Spartanburg street Friday evening. According to the Spartanburg Police Department, the crash happened at 5:15 p.m. along North Pine Street and Garner Road. The crash involved three vehicles and caused one of the vehicles hit a power pole, officers said. All traffic lights at that […]
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Police searching for suspect in deadly shooting

SPARTANBURG, S.C. — The Spartanburg Police Department is searching for a man wanted in connection with a shooting in May. Police say they have signed arrest warrants for Tyson Maurice Thompson for murder and attempted murder. On May 21 around 2:10 a.m., Spartanburg police say they were called to...

Police search for suspect in downtown Spartanburg shooting

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (WSPA) – The Spartanburg Police Department has named a suspect in a downtown Spartanburg shooting, which left one person dead and another injured. Police charged Tyson Maurice Thompson with murder, attempted murder, possession of a weapon during a violent crime, unlawful carry of a handgun and unlawful carry of a firearm by a […]

Coroner identifies Spartanburg man killed in crash

SPARTANBURG COUNTY, S.C. — The coroner has identified the Spartanburg man killed in a crash Tuesday morning. Troopers said the crash happened at 3:37 a.m. on Drayton Road. According to troopers, an SUV hit a pedestrian who was in the roadway and the pedestrian died a short time later at a hospital.
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TRAFFIC ALERT: Several injured after crash; Pine Street closed

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (FOX Carolina) - A crash caused some traffic delays and several injuries at the intersection of North Pine Street and Garner Road, according to Spartanburg City Police. According to police, the crash happened around 5:15 p.m. involving three vehicles. Police said one vehicle hit a power pole, causing...

Sheriff Chuck Wright: Suspect shot Austin Aldridge, tried to flee scene in his patrol car

A fatal shooting of a deputy in Spartanburg began with a domestic dispute, followed by a confrontation among neighbors with guns drawn and aimed at one another, Chuck Wright said during a press conference Friday. The press conference at NewSpring Church was the first time Chuck Wright has addressed the community since Tuesday night, shortly before deputy Austin Aldridge died.  ...

N.C. man gets life in prison for kidnapping, killing 80-year-old woman he met at grocery store

GREENVILLE, S.C. (TCD) -- A 59-year-old man will spend the rest of his life in prison for his role in the death of an elderly woman he met at the grocery store. In a statement, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of South Carolina announced Daniel Glen Printz from Bostic, North Carolina, pleaded guilty to kidnapping Edna Suttles, taking her across state lines, and killing her. He will serve his sentence in federal prison without the possibility of parole.

Errors, walks lead to Post 43 falling in NC-SC Challenge

CHERRYVILLE – Fort Mill Post 43 seniors dropped both ends of a double header as part of the opening day of the NC-SC Challenge in Cherryville, N.C. The event is a six-team event with three teams from North Carolina and three teams from South Carolina going head-to-head against each other at Cherryville’s Buck Fraley Field. Besides Fort Mill Post 43, the two other South Carolina teams in the competition are Florence Post 1 and Greer Post 115.

5 free agents the Panthers should sign for added camp competition in 2022

Which remaining free agents should the Carolina Panthers consider signing to boost competition during their upcoming 2022 training camp?. The Carolina Panthers are now enjoying a period of downtime before they descend on Wofford College for an important training camp. Veterans and rookies will come together again in Spartanburg for a vital few weeks from July 26, hopefully putting the right building blocks in place to hit the ground running in 2022.

Carolina Blends and Brews: Peach City Brewery

GAFFNEY, S.C. (WSPA) – On Limestone Street in Gaffney next to the Capri Theatre is a spot many residents have been looking for.  Brittany Bivins and Aaron Burton co-own Peach City Brewery. Gaffney’s only brewery, their grand opening was on May 21. Working with the city’s business incubator, they landed in a former jewelry store.  Brittany says “that’s […]

3 Panthers players who could be traded before the 2022 season

Which Carolina Panthers players could still be traded before the 2022 season gets underway?. We now have a formal date for when the Carolina Panthers descend on Wofford College to start a hugely important training camp this summer. Rookies and veterans alike begin a testing few weeks in Spartanburg on July 26, which will hopefully form the building blocks for a successful campaign in 2022.
Tryon Daily Bulletin

Pressing On: Jeff Allison celebrates 20 years at The World’s Smallest Daily Newspaper

This week marks a special milestone for Jeff Allison, Operations Manager at the Tryon Daily Bulletin, as he celebrates the 20-year anniversary of being hired at the newspaper. A quick, back-of-the-napkin calculation shows that Jeff has printed and worked on over 5,000 editions of The Worlds Smallest Daily Newspaper, or over 21 million total copies.

Furry Friend Friday – Meet Tessa

“The following is sponsored content from The Beacon Drive In”. It’s Friday and that means it’s Furry Friend Friday sponsored by the Beacon. This morning, we have Angel Cox here from the Spartanburg Humane Society with Tessa looking for a forever home.