Spartanburg

Spartanburg County Teacher Charged with Sex with Student

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) _ A Spartanburg County teacher has been charged with having sex with a student more than a year ago.

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) _ A Spartanburg County teacher has been charged with having sex with a student more than a year ago. Multiple media outlets reported that 25-year-old Alexandra Davis McClure of Lyman has been charged with three counts of sexual battery. The Byrnes High School Spanish teacher is accused of having sex with a then-16-year-old male student in 2014….

Man Pleads, Gets 18 Years in Spartanburg County Slaying

A Wellford man has pleaded guilty in a 2014 shooting death and has been sentenced to 18 years in prison

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — A Wellford man has pleaded guilty in a 2014 shooting death and has been sentenced to 18 years in prison. The Herald-Journal of Spartanburg reports that 25-year-old Dannie Isaiah Hamilton went on trial this week in Spartanburg County Court for murder in the death of 25-year-old Brandon Soloman Bryant. On Wednesday, Hamilton pleaded guilty to voluntary…

Spartanburg Officer Shooting Justified

Deputies justified in using force in fatal shooting

BOILING SPRINGS, S.C. (AP) _ A State Law Enforcement Division investigation concludes that two Spartanburg County sheriff’s deputies were justified in shooting a man while trying to serve a search warrant at his home. The Herald-Journal of Spartanburg reports that the result of the seven-month investigation has been turned over to the local prosecutor. Authorities say that 28-year-old Phillip Michael…

Inmate Walks Off Job Site in the Upstate

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) — The South Carolina Department of Corrections is asking the public to contact authorities with any information regarding inmate, James William Buckner. Buckner walked away from his job site in Spartanburg late Friday afternoon. Buckner is incarcerated at Livesay Correctional Institution, a minimum security facility. An investigation and apprehension efforts are under way. If you have any…

Police: Salvation Army Employee Stole Donated Presents

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Police are investigating a theft at the Salvation Army of Spartanburg after two presents donated to help those less fortunate were stolen. Authorities tell media outlets a Salvation Army employee is responsible for taking a gaming system and television that had been donated to give to a family in need this Christmas. Capt. Donnie Marvels, who…