Report: Laurens man threatened over pills

Stephen Elroy Rhodes II, 35, of 501 Browning Ave., Joanna, was arrested Sunday and charged with strong arm robbery and driving under suspension.

Laurens police officers went to a Spring Street residen ...


Overheated motor triggers alarm at Merrywood Elementary

Students filed out of Merrywood Elementary School at about 2:30 p.m. Monday after an overheated motor in a mechanical room triggered a fire alarm, according to Greenwood Fire Department Chief Terry St ...


Ware Shoals man faces fraud charge

James Paul Lake, 33, of 6 Oak St., Ware Shoals was arrested Friday and charged with financial transaction card fraud and breaking into motor vehicles.

Ware Shoals police went Friday to an Oak Street r ...


Greenwood man faces assault, gun possession charge

Kenneth Charles Medows, 51, of 110 Hailey Court, Greenwood was arrested Friday and charged with assault and battery of a high and aggravated nature, possession of a firearm during the commission of a ...


Greenwood man faces drug charges

Barry Warren, 57, of 8 Gilliam Court, was arrested Friday and charged with possession of a schedule substance, possession with intent to distribute crack cocaine, possession of a pistol by a felon and ...

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Culpepper enjoys USC visit

DB Naytron Culpepper of Miami did not commit to USC during his official visit over the weekend but he certainly saw enough to be convinced he could thrive in the program. Culpepper was hosted by a cou ...

Stevenson named All-region, All-state

When Anna Stevenson was in sixth grade, her mom, Valerie Stevenson, remembers taking in the same sight every day upon pulling in the driveway after work.

Her daughter, with a volleyball tucked under h ...

High stakes in final weeks of the season

Another week, another four things that we learned about high school football teams in the Lakelands.

1 -- Region titles up for grab

Four teams have an opportunity to win region titles in the next fina ...

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