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Panthers to attack with McCaffrey, not worry about injuries

Aug. 10, 2022 12:44 PM EDT

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — The Carolina Panthers aren’t planning to change their approach with Christian McCaffrey, even though the star running back has missed 23 of the last 33 regular-season games due to injuries. It’s full speed ahead when it comes to McCaffrey this season. ...

Rhule: Panthers want to avoid 'wrong decision' in QB battle

Aug. 08, 2022 16:32 PM EDT

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Two weeks into training camp and the Carolina Panthers’ quarterback situation remains unsettled. Coach Matt Rhule said both Baker Mayfield and Sam Darnold have had good days, but he’s not ready to declare a starter. Rhule said that decision could come...

Panthers' Horn returns, has chance to be a 'special player'

Aug. 02, 2022 16:42 PM EDT

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Carolina Panthers cornerback Jaycee Horn beamed with pride watching his girlfriend Brea Beal cut down the nets this past April after the South Carolina women’s basketball team won the NCAA championship. Now Horn wants to feel the same euphoria that the...

Panthers want QB Mayfield to stay aggressive, avoid mistakes

Jul. 27, 2022 18:47 PM EDT

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Baker Mayfield developed a reputation in Cleveland as a bit of a gunslinger, willing to make the occasional risky throw downfield if it meant possibly making a big play. The No. 1 overall draft pick in 2018 may be asked to do things a little differently...

Darnold not bitter over Mayfield trade, welcomes competition

Jul. 26, 2022 15:13 PM EDT

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — If Sam Darnold is bitter about the Carolina Panthers’ decision to trade for Baker Mayfield, he’s doing a great job of hiding his feelings. Darnold said Tuesday he welcomes the competition at quarterback. “They’re going to do whatever...

S.C. woman charged with killing man found in shallow grave

Jul. 17, 2022 11:03 AM EDT

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina woman under police suspicion for months has now been charged with the murder of her onetime boyfriend. Local news outlets report Jessica Marie Stachan, 28, was charged Friday with murder and possession of a weapon during a violent crime....

Couple married for 74 years says patience is key

Jul. 16, 2022 01:01 AM EDT

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Arthur Cummings met Mary Allen at a company picnic and then later went on a trip with her family to Atlanta. That’s all it took for the tiny spark between them to become a flame. The couple fell in love and have been together ever since. They married on...

Prosecutor seeks death in S Carolina deputy's killing

Jul. 08, 2022 14:56 PM EDT

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina prosecutor says he will seek the death penalty for a 63-year-old man accused of killing a sheriff’s deputy in what authorities described as an ambush. Seventh Judicial Circuit Solicitor Barry Barnette notified the state Thursday of his...

Coroner: Missing S. Carolina man fell into plastic shredder

Jul. 07, 2022 19:56 PM EDT

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Dried blood found at a recycling plant is that of a 20-year-old who was reported missing there two months ago, a South Carolina coroner said. Duncan Alexander Burrell Gordon, of Greer, was reported missing in early May from the recycling plant where his...

South Carolina deputy killed in ambush; suspect hospitalized

Jun. 22, 2022 10:31 AM EDT

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — A deputy was fatally shot while being “ambushed” when he approached a home in South Carolina where someone called about a domestic disturbance, authorities said Wednesday. Spartanburg County Deputy Austin Derek Aldridge was shot as he approached the...