Upstate town changes speed limit, hopes to improve safety
The speed limit through one Upstate town has been reduced in hopes of improving safety.
Cherokee County Schools superintendent placed on administrative leave
Cherokee County Schools superintendent placed on administrative leave.
Check your tickets: $100,000 lottery ticket sold in the Upstate
Check your tickets! A $100,000 lottery ticket was sold in the Upstate.
3 SC siblings killed in crash that also killed aunt, grandfather
Three South Carolina siblings were killed in a crash that also killed their aunt and grandmother over the weekend.
Spartanburg man sentenced to life in prison after found with large amount of narcotics in South Carolina, officials say
S.C. — A man from Spartanburg has been sentenced to life in prison after he was found with a large amount of narcotics, according to the Seventh Circuit Solicitor's Office. Officials say on March 2, 2021, deputies with the Richland County Sheriff's Office along with task force officers from the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration began an investigation on Phillip Miller.
Grappling with growth: Spartanburg County explores novel zoning approach
As cities and counties across South Carolina grapple with growth, Spartanburg County is experimenting with a new type of zoning that promises greater adaptability and predictability in guiding that growth. The method is called performance zoning and is designed to be more adaptive than traditional Euclidean zoning, which derives its...
Brother, sister shot dead; person of interest found dead with self-inflicted wounds, officials say
BLACKSBURG, S.C. (FOX Carolina) - The Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office said they are investigating a shooting that left three people dead on Wednesday morning. According to the Sheriff’s Office, deputies were called to the scene on Pearson Street at around 10:20 a.m. in Blacksburg. Once on scene, they...
Intense Debate: Investigation Underway as Five Lives Lost in South Carolina Interstate Accident
WLTX.com - 02/25/2024 03:47:00 PM. A tragic multi-vehicle accident occurred on I-26 in Spartanburg County, South Carolina, resulting in the death of five individuals. The crash involved a Honda sedan, a Toyota sedan, and a car hauler. The incident occurred when the car hauler collided with the Toyota, veered into the opposite lanes, and was subsequently hit by the Honda. The South Carolina Highway Patrol is currently investigating the accident.
Wade’s Restaurant named 2024 America’s Classic Winner for James Beard Foundation
Spartanburg's own Wade's Restaurant was named the winner of the 2024 James Bread Foundation for America's Classic: Southeast.
Mexican restaurant open since 2017 and known for its tacos, pork carnitas shuts doors
The popular Spartanburg downtown Mexican restaurant closed the final weekend of February. The business, owned by Fabian Mata and located at 129 N. Spring St., has operated since 2017, according to OneSpartanburg Inc. — a business, tourism, and economy entity. A heartfelt farewell Facebook message mentioned the "friendships and...
Seafood Lovers' Paradise: The Top 3 Restaurants in Gaffney
In this article, we'll be exploring three exceptional seafood restaurants located in Gaffney. Have you had the pleasure of dining at any of these establishments yet? If you have, we'd love to hear about your experiences. Please share your thoughts and comments below:
High School Standouts: Hopeful state champions
The Upstate will be well represented during this weekend's high school basketball State Championships.
Former Carolina Panthers player becoming college head coach
Former National Football League wide receiver and Carolina Panthers assistant wide receivers coach has been named the new head football coach at Limestone's University football team.
Spartanburg cutting four lane road down, adding bike lane
Spartanburg cutting four lane road down, adding bike lane.
Pregnant Amish woman found dead, police claim suspicious circumstances
The 2100 block of Fish Flats Road in Spartanburg usually doesn’t see much vehicle traffic, mostly just horse and buggy. But Monday, marked and unmarked state police cars lined the street in front of this home after a pregnant Amish woman was found dead in her home. “At approximately 12:30, PSP Corry got a call […]
Officials looking for suspect wanted out of Upstate and Western NC
RUTHERFORDTON, N.C. (FOX Carolina) - The Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in finding a woman wanted out of both North Carolina and South Carolina. Deputies said 27-year-old Sarah Brianna Smith of Gaffney is wanted for the following charges:. Rutherford County. Identity theft. Possession...
SJCS Knights Show Potential at Steve Sanders Tournament; Local Boys Lacrosse Team Starts Season with 3-0 Record
The SJCS Varsity baseball team, under the guidance of first-year coach and former Knights player Aaron Lesiak, began their season at the Steve Sanders Tournament in Spartanburg County. Despite their No. 6 ranking in Class 1A in the South Carolina Baseball Coaches Association preseason rankings, the Knights' performance varied. They won one game, had a draw due to time constraints, and lost two games against local teams.
Cherokee Medical Center's New Cardiac Rehab Service Now Open to Local Residents
Cherokee County residents can now access cardiac rehabilitation services at the new Cardiac Rehabilitation Program at Cherokee Medical Center. The center, a part of the Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System, provides exercise therapy, dietary counseling, personalized treatment plans, and cardiac education. It is equipped with modern exercise equipment and staffed by nurses and professionals who work directly with patients.
Death investigation underway in Cherokee County, sheriff says
CHEROKEE COUNTY, S.C. — A death investigation is underway in Cherokee County, South Carolina, according to the sheriff. Sheriff Steve Mueller said the sheriff's office got a call to Pearson Street about 10:30 a.m. Wednesday. He said there is no threat to the public and authorities are not looking...