Cleveland County, NCShelby Star

Cleveland County man's conviction overturned

More than five years from his projected release date, a Cleveland County man could soon get out of prison after having his conviction overturned. William Maurice Logan has had several brushes with the law, most centering around impaired driving and driving without a license. That history led to a hefty sentence when he was convicted of being a habitual felon and possessing firearms as a felon in October 2019.
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Roebuck man receives 20 years for killing man over card game

SPARTANBURG COUTNY, S.C. (WSPA) – A Roebuck man received a 20 year prison sentence for shooting a man to death during a dispute over a card game in 2018. Andre M. Lyles, 54, pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter. According to the Spartanburg County Solicitor, Lyles shot Jamel M. Ross, 37,...
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Cleveland County, NCShelby Star

Judge sets $750k bond for man accused of molesting children

A Cleveland County man was assigned a $750,000 bond after being accused of molesting his 5- and 7-year-old daughters. Already a registered sex offender, the 30-year-old man was arrested this week. He appeared on the radar of local law enforcement after a domestic call over the weekend. It was during...
Boiling Springs, NCShelby Star

Third near-drowning at Broad River Greenway in several weeks

Another person nearly drowned this week in the Broad River. At around 5:38 p.m. Thursday Boiling Springs Police, as well as Boiling Springs Fire and Rescue, were called to the Broad River Greenway after a swimmer was swept up by the river. According to reports, Keshon Wilson and an unidentified...
Spartanburg, SCFOX Carolina

Coroner identifies person who died after single-car crash in Spartanburg

SPARTANBURG, SC (FOX Carolina) – The Spartanburg County Coroner's Office has identified the person that died after a single-vehicle accident in Spartanburg, according to the South Carolina Highway Patrol. The accident happened on Interstate 26 near mile marker 21 around 11:40 a.m. Thursday. A person driving a 2003 Honda was...

Bicyclist dies in crash, troopers say

SPARTANBURG, S.C. — A bicyclist died in a crash Wednesday evening, according to Cpl. Matt Southern with the South Carolina Highway Patrol. The crash happened around 6:15 p.m., on Meadowbrook Road near Cherry Hill Road. Troopers said the bicyclist ran off the right side of the road and fell off...
Spartanburg, SCFOX Carolina

SCSO: Baseball equipment allegedly stolen from an Upstate church

SPARTANBURG, SC (FOX Carolina)- The Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office says that they a suspect allegedly broke into a property owned by First Baptist Spartanburg. Deputies say they responded to Huntington Drive on Thursday about a burglary. Deputies spoke with a church representative who stated that someone broke into a building at the baseball field.

In Spartanburg Multi-family Construction Boom, Robert Smalls Development Stands Out

The following article originally appeared on the City of Spartanburg Citizen News blog. It’s a fact borne out in conversations of longtime residents throughout our community astounded by a rate of progress not seen in living memory and evidenced by a rapidly changing physical landscape in downtown and beyond: the largest multi-family residential building boom in the City of Spartanburg’s history is underway.