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SLED arrests three people involved in death of child and several animals

SOUTH CAROLINA (WJBF) – Two South Carolina men and a South Carolina woman have been arrested and charged after the death of a child and ill treatment of several animals. According to the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (SLED), Edward Vincent Baynard, 20, of Gaffney, has been charged with Murder, Child Abuse, Unlawful Neglect of […]
GAFFNEY, SC
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NFL's Carolina Panthers host defending AAAAA state champions Gaffney in joint practice

According to the NCAA, about 7% of high school football players move on to play in college. Of that 7%, only 1.6% go on to make the NFL, so even though playing professional football may be a dream for many high school football players, it's a near impossibility for almost 99% of them that they'll ever have the chance to step foot on the field with an NFL team.
GAFFNEY, SC
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South Carolina Senator Demands Book Removal; Threatens Public Library Jobs and Funding

“I’m not trying to ban any books. I’m trying to stop an indoctrination campaign against kids. Any person in this county that has children knows full well what I’m talking about,” said South Carolina Senator Josh Kimbrell in a press conference held yesterday across the street from Spartanburg County Public Library’s main branch. The senator is demanding libraries remove books he deems inappropriate from their collection or face a loss of funding.
SPARTANBURG, SC
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Spartanburg council keeps block of West Main closed 2 more years

SPARTANBURG — A portion of West Main Street near Morgan Square that has been closed to vehicle traffic since May 2020 will remain closed for at least another two years. City Council voted 7-0 on Aug. 8 to keep the street free of vehicle traffic to allow a committee formed July 25 to develop a recommendation on how the square could potentially be redesigned. The square is in close proximity to retailers and restaurants along West Main Street.
SPARTANBURG, SC
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A Moorseboro native has returned to her hometown and brought her own business with her. In April, Liza Jones opened Dirty Paws Pet Salon, 1016 Steel Bridge Road, Mooresboro. The business promises individual grooming services for dogs of all sizes and breeds. Services offered at the salon include nail trimming, bathing, flea dips, de-shedding treatments and hair cuts.
MOORESBORO, NC
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State Senator threatens to defund libraries over certain books

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (FOX Carolina) - State Senator Josh Kimbrell is calling for change, threatening to defund libraries across the state if certain books are not removed from the kid’s sections. He held a press conference Monday, at the Spartanburg Public Library, following what he claims are hundreds of complaints...
SPARTANBURG, SC
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