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Reports of drones flying near manned planes and airports are up dramatically

...500 feet to 1,000 feet off the plane's right side during a landing approach to runway 4 of the Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport in South Carolina. The drone was described as the size of a large bird.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-12/reports-drones-flying-near
SC airport bomb dog dies in hot car

GREER, S.C. - A bomb-sniffing dog with the Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport police department has died after the air conditioning in her handler's car failed. Airport spokeswoman Rosilyn Weston tells...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-18/sc-airport-bomb-dog-dies-hot
Injured Iraqi to walk again

...strike could walk again after she receives prosthetic legs at a hospital. Salee Allawe arrived at the Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport on Sunday with her father, about eight months after a bomb hit her home in Hasswa, Iraq. She and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/07/10/met_135253.shtml
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Small Va.-based plane crashes in SC

...highway to be closed for a time. The multiengine King Air B200 went down short of the runway at Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport around 10:15 a.m., Federal Aviation Administration spokeswoman Kathleen Bergen said. Neal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/11/10/met_555111.shtml
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FBI offers $100,000 reward in Greenville ricin case

...and no illnesses have been reported since the package was found Oct. 15 at the facility serving Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport. A letter enclosed in the package said the author was "a fleet owner of a tanker company," according...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/09/met_400387.shtml
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Survivor of texting-while-driving wreck shares her story at North Augusta High School

...accident on Interstate 385 in South Carolina's Upstate. She was on her way to pick up her mom from Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport and tried to send a text that she was running late.She looked up in time to see a cement wall before...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2012-01-31/survivor-texting-while-dr
Rivers overflow after hard rains

...Broad River near Blacksburg, S.C. Mr. Benthall said about 3 inches of rain had fallen at the Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport in Greer and as much as 4 inches of rain fell in parts of Greenville County. Cherokee and York counties...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/05/23/met_373400.shtml
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Airport parking lot expansion to begin

...alternative plans, creating overflow lots out of administrative lots and other rarely used areas.Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport, a similar size airport to Augusta Regional, has two parking garages as well as lots for short-term...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2011-03-09/airport-parking-lot-expans
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Fierce winds hit South Carolina

...in Darlington County at about 7 p.m. A 58 mph wind gust was reported three hours earlier at the Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport in Greer. Duke Power reported that about 17,000 customers lost service in the Upstate. A cold...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/05/03/met_371547.shtml
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Across South Carolina

...flights from Greenville area GREENVILLE - The low-cost Independence Air has begun flights from Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport. Independence Air is the Upstate's first low-fare carrier, and its first flight came with plenty...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/07/19/met_422604.shtml
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