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300-plus townhomes, apartments planned in Spartanburg County
Spartanburg County's latest development projects include more than 300 townhomes, apartment units and some office space, according to plans submitted to the county Planning Department. The projects include Georgia developers working on 128 townhomes in Boiling Springs, Lexington developers working on a project with 164 apartments, and another plan for...
Arrest Report for December 6
Editor's Note: The following information is compiled from arrests records from the Laurens Police Department, Clinton Police Department, Laurens County Sheriff's Office and the Johnson Detention Center. This information is presented with no intent of guilt or innocence. Malcolm Fuller – Laurens. -Poss. weapon during violent crime, if not...
Spartanburg County couple gets married in all 50 states
MOORE, S.C. — Picture this: A Spartanburg County couple is celebrating a love spanning 26 years and all 50 states. Wednesday, Patti Dodgen and Dale Emerson spent the day hanging all their marriage licenses. "We're recognized in all 50 states as being married," Dale said. "Nobody else, we cannot...
3rd suspect in armed robbery of Upstate store arrested
The 3rd suspect in the armed robbery of an Upstate store last month is now in custody. On November 18th, The Academy Sports on Peachwood Center in Spartanburg was robbed by three armed suspects.
Business 85 reopens following bridge replacement in Spartanburg Co.
SPARTANBURG COUNTY, S.C. (WSPA) - A portion of Business 85 which had been closed for more than two years reopened Wednesday morning in Spartanburg County. https://www.wspa.com/news/local-news/business-85-set-to-reopen-wednesday-following-bridge-replacement/
Police at South Carolina Walmart uncover multistate crime spree, tend to newborn baby
Download the WJCL App for breaking news alerts: Apple | Google Play. Police in South Carolina say they've uncovered a multi-state scam and crime spree involving two women, an 11-year-old child and a baby. Now, a photo from that scene of an officer feeding and caring for the newborn is...
Spartanburg County's Development: Balancing Growth with Sustainability
Spartanburg County, South Carolina, is witnessing a remarkable boom in development, with over 300 new residential units and significant commercial space expansion on the horizon. The county Planning Department is bustling with new projects that are set to redefine the local landscape. This includes the Townes of Boiling Springs, a 128-unit townhome community by Embry Development, and Sykes Park's 164-unit apartment complex by Connelly Development LLC. Additionally, Homes of Hope Inc. is contributing to the residential variety with the Westside Club Phase 1 townhome development.
This Cheeseburger Joint in South Carolina is a Must-Visit
Food has a way of bringing us all together, especially during the holidays. The Lantern has been fortunate to visit some of the best restaurants across South Carolina. I will be the first to admit that my favorite food is a delicious cheeseburger loaded with toppings. Finding a cheeseburger from a fast food restaurant is easy if I want to grab something quick, but finding the perfect burger takes a lot of time. We are happy to announce that we have found the best cheeseburger joint, and it is in the Upstate of South Carolina.
Spartanburg County on track to provide broadband to most areas by the end of 2024
Spartanburg County is on track to provide access to high-speed broadband internet service for up to 4,000 homes in underserved areas by the end of 2024, officials said. Deputy County Administrator Earl Alexander provided an update on the broadband expansion project at the meeting of Spartanburg County Council on Nov. 20.
Inmate Death at Spartanburg County Jail Highlights Systemic Health Issues in U.S. Detention Centers
A recent event at Spartanburg County Jail has once again brought to light the underlying health and safety issues within the U.S. detention system. Latrone McDaniel, a 45-year-old inmate, was transferred to Spartanburg Regional Medical Center on December 1st after complaining of leg pain and sadly passed away the following day. The Spartanburg County Coroner's Office and the State Law Enforcement Division (SLED) are investigating the cause of death, with initial reports indicating no signs of foul play. The incident has raised public concern, as this facility has seen multiple inmate deaths over the years, prompting demands for increased transparency and oversight.
Women arrested in SC accused of using children as part of multi-state fraud operation
Two women have been arrested for allegedly using children as part of an elaborate fraud operation.
Culinary Adventure: The 3 Hot Dogs That Define Spartanburg's Food Scene
This article presents three popular hot dogs found in Spartanburg. Have you had the chance to taste any of these yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
Crews respond to house fire in Spartanburg Co.
REIDVILLE, S.C. (FOX Carolina) - The Reidville Fire Department were called to a house fire in Spartanburg County on Tuesday afternoon. Crews arrived to a house located on Brockman McClimon Road. Officials said the fire could be seen miles away. There is also a small area with a golf course...
2023 Spartanburg Christmas Parade
Santa is coming to Spartanburg! The Spartanburg Jaycees’ Annual Christmas Parade will be Tuesday, Allie Sears and Rachel Rogers join us with all the details.
Investigation underway after man found dead in Laurens County
LAURENS COUNTY, S.C. (FOX Carolina) - The Laurens County Coroner’s Office announced that they are investigating after a man was found dead over the weekend. The Coroner’s Office said the victim was found dead with a gunshot wound to the chest near Torrington Road on Saturday morning. According...
Driver fatally shot, crashed into building in Spartanburg Co.
SPARTANBURG COUNTY, S.C. (WSPA) – The Spartanburg County Coroner’s Office and Spartanburg County Sheriff’s Office are investigating a fatal shooting.
Spartanburg County Sheriff’s Office announces K9 retirements
In a recent Facebook post, the Spartanburg County Sheriff’s Office announces the retirement of two K9 units, K9 Dano and K9 Benson.
Two arrested in the Upstate after alleged East Coast scam
Two women have been charged in an alleged scam that stretched the East Coast. The two were arrested in Laurens on Friday during a “Stuff The Cruiser” event.
Historic Courthouse exterior renovation to be complete by Christmas
The renovation of the historic Laurens County Courthouse will be completed right on time this month, as workers are now removing scaffolding and putting the finishing touches on the exterior of the building. Originally constructed in the late 1830’s, the historic building underwent renovations in 1858, 1911 and 1972.
New renderings for Spartanburg planetarium approved, construction to begin
New renderings for Spartanburg Planetarium approved, construction to begin.