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Winthrop tops South Carolina Upstate 95-91 in OT

Jan. 26, 2022 21:24 PM EST

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — D.J. Burns Jr. had 27 points as Winthrop edged past South Carolina Upstate 95-91 in overtime on Wednesday night. Winthrop guard Patrick Good sank a deep 3-pointer with 1.7 seconds left in regulation to tie it at 85. Cory Hightower had 14...

Gunshots fired in parking area of South Carolina airport

Jan. 26, 2022 08:59 AM EST

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Authorities are investigating after gunshots were fired in a parking area at the Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport. The gunfire happened shortly after 6 p.m. Monday and involved the airport’s parking garage B, airport spokeswoman Michelle Newman...

Slawson scores 18 to lead Furman over Wofford 75-50

Jan. 22, 2022 22:08 PM EST

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Jalen Slawson posted 18 points and three blocks as Furman easily beat Wofford 75-50 on Saturday night. Slawson made 4 of 6 3-pointers. Mike Bothwell had 15 points for Furman (14-7, 6-2 Southern Conference). Alex Hunter added 10 points. Marcus...

South Carolina Upstate defeats Charleston Southern 70-57

Jan. 22, 2022 18:54 PM EST

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Jordan Gainey had 17 points and six assists as South Carolina Upstate defeated Charleston Southern 70-57 on Saturday. Bryson Mozone had 15 points and seven rebounds for South Carolina Upstate (8-10, 5-1 Big South Conference), which earned its fifth...

Sisters raise $50,000 to help mother rebound from cancer

Jan. 22, 2022 00:03 AM EST

ATLANTA, Ga. (AP) — The Scalise sisters from Smyrna fight back tears when talking about the day six years ago when their mother was diagnosed with breast cancer. Samantha, Lauren and Emilie were only 15, 13 and 11. Mom Stephanie was 43 and had just seen her own mother through...

Klesmit leads Wofford over The Citadel 89-77

Jan. 19, 2022 22:00 PM EST

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Max Klesmit tied a career high with 27 points, B.J. Mack added 25 points and Wofford topped The Citadel 89-77 on Wednesday night. Isaiah Bigelow had 15 points and 14 rebounds for Wofford (12-7, 4-3 Southern Conference). Hayden Brown and Rudy...

Text of SC Gov. Henry McMaster's State of the State speech

Jan. 19, 2022 19:08 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster's State of the State remarks as prepared for delivery on Wednesday: Mr. Speaker, Mr. President, ladies and gentlemen of the General Assembly, my fellow South Carolinians: We are here tonight to address...

Spartanburg Community College extends free tuition

Jan. 19, 2022 19:04 PM EST

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Spartanburg Community College is extending its free tuition program into the 2022-2023 school year. Dr. Michael Mikota, the college's president, said Wednesday the move will allow many in the area to obtain better and higher paying jobs, The Herald-Journal...

Family offers $10K reward to help solve triple homicide

Jan. 15, 2022 12:06 PM EST

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — A $10,000 reward is now available to help solve a nearly three decade-old triple homicide that happened in the village of Clifton. Twenty-nine-years ago, the bodies of Thomas Johnson, 81, his wife, Mary, 77, and oldest son David, 43, were found inside their...

White sinks late 3, South Carolina Upstate beats High Point

Jan. 12, 2022 22:20 PM EST

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Jordan Gainey scored 17 points and Dalvin White sank a 3-pointer with 6.4 seconds left as South Carolina Upstate edged past High Point 66-65 on Wednesday night. White added 12 points for the Spartans (5-10, 2-1 Big South). Mysta Goodloe chipped in 11 and...