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Former SC Sheriff transferred to new prison for safety

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) – A former South Carolina sheriff imprisoned for misconduct has been transferred to a lockup in North Carolina for his safety. The Greenville News reports that former Greenville County Sheriff Will Lewis is now serving time in North Carolina after initially being held in South Carolina. Prison system spokeswoman Chrysti Shain says Lewis was moved as a…

Woman dies after being pinned between two cars during family dispute

Greenville, SC (AP)  A Taylor woman has died after she was pinned between two cars during a family dispute over the weekend. Greenville County authorities say 52 year-old Barbara Nikisch was standing next to the passenger door of one car,  when another crashed into it pinning her in between the two. Family members have not said what led to the…

4 Children are dead following car crash in upstate

GREENVILLE S.C. (WOLO)- Fourth child has died as a result from a crash that happened Friday. Four children are dead in the upstate, following a car crash. According to Greenville County Coroners office… the fourth child passed away late Sunday afternoon, the previous three died Friday. Officials say the van carrying the children went off the side of the road…

Greenville festival to draw artists, musicians from across the nation

GREENVILLE, S.C. (WOLO) – Greenville is getting ready to welcome hundreds of artists and thousands of visitors to its downtown, Mother’s Day weekend, for the annual Artisphere festival. Browse the work of artists from across the nation, in addition to listening to music from a range of bands. The festival, taking place from May 11 to 13, is totally free. Good Morning…

Spectator Guide: SEC Women’s Tournament in Greenville

GREENVILLE, S.C. (WOLO) – The 2017 SEC Women’s Basketball Tournament begins Wednesday in Greenville. If you’re headed to the Upstate to catch any of the games, Visit Greenville suggests making a little vacation out of it. Greenville was recently named by The New York Times as one of the 52 Places to Go in 2017. The Bon Secours Wellness Arena, (“The Well”)…

NCAA Relocates NCAA Basketball Tournament to Greenville

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The NCAA relocated its men’s basketball regional tournament to Greenville, South Carolina, on Friday after withdrawing the event from Greensboro, North Carolina, because of that state’s law restricting the rights of LGBT people. The first and second rounds of the men’s tournament will be played at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena. The NCAA also announced the relocation…

Assistant Principal Charged, Accused of Groping Teacher

Tyrone Talbert, 46, is accused of groping and fondling a teacher without her consent on school grounds (Photo credit: Greenville Co. Sheriff’s Office) GREENVILLE, S.C. (WLOS) — An assistant principal at an Upstate high school faces charges after he was accused of sexually harassing a teacher. According to a statement from Greenville County Schools, Tyrone Talbert, 46, is accused of…