No Confederate ban in Spartanburg schools

...deaths of nine people at a historic black church.The Herald-Journal of Spartanburg reports school officials in Spartanburg County are not singling out Confederate items as banned this year.Spartanburg schools already ban clothing that interferes...

SC mayor indicted on wiretap charges

...Nikki Haley issued an executive order Monday. Turner was charged earlier this month and was indicted Friday by a Spartanburg County grand jury. The indictment says Turner used electronic devices to intentionally intercept the communications of...

Dog bites kill SC woman

SPARTANBURG, S.C. - A Spartanburg woman is dead after being attacked by a dog.Spartanburg County Coroner Rusty Clevenger says 25-year-old Porsche Nicole Carter died Saturday evening. Clevenger said Sunday afternoon that...

Across South Carolina

...to the Department of Social Services for placement, pending the outcome of the case.The four adults are in the Spartanburg County jail, each charged with 10 counts of the neglect of a child or helpless person, the Herald-Journal of Spartanburg...

SC senator urges rebel flag support

...the flag should fly over the Statehouse grounds. The Greenville News reports state Sen. Lee Bright, who is a Spartanburg County Republican, has taken to social media to urge flag supporters to stand with him. Bright also is using the flag...

SC crash kills North Augusta man, 5 others

The coroner has identified a North Augusta man among the six who died in a fiery Sunday wreck in Spartanburg County.Authorities say the I-26 wreck on March 29 involved at least two crashes and included an 18-wheeler, an SUV, two cars and...

SC teacher accused of having sex with student

SPARTANBURG, S.C. - A teacher assistant in Spartanburg County has been accused of having sex with a student...been charged with sexual battery with a student. Spartanburg County District 3 spokeswoman Sherri Horton told local...

SC names its top teacher

...Daniel Oddo of Dreher High School in Columbia, Jeannie Durham at Rawlinson Road Middle School in Rock Hill, Albert Robertson at Meadow Glen Elementary School in Lexington and Hunter Jolly of Boiling Springs High School in Spartanburg County.

Across South Carolina

...police over woman's deathSPARTANBURG, S.C. - The father of a woman shot and killed by a police officer in Spartanburg County last year has filed a wrongful death lawsuit.The suit has been filed against the city of Duncan, the police department...

Dock crash kills SC man

...Spartanburg man has died after the personal watercraft he was operating crashed into a dock on Lake Bowen.The Spartanburg County coroner's office said 43-year-old James Prescott Hartell died at the scene around 5 p.m. Sunday.The Department...