Anderson County

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S.C. Man Pleads Guilty To Setting Mother On Fire

An Anderson County man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for setting his 61-year-old mother on fire.

10/03/2013

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SC Officials Find 200-Plus Dogs At Suspected Mill

Authorities in Anderson County have found as many as 200 dogs living behind rusted fences with algae-laden drinking water at what’s suspected to be a puppy mill.

08/10/2013

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Habitat Director Steps Out On Faith For Addict

It is not many times that Libby Winkler, director of Habitat for Humanity in Anderson County, has stepped out on faith and posted someone’s bond so they could get out of jail.

07/06/2013

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Tornado Damages Home In Anderson County

ANDERSON, S.C. (AP) — An official says a tornado moved part of a home in Anderson County off its foundation and tore off some of its roof. County emergency management director Taylor Jones said no […]

CBS Charlotte–06/03/2013

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Man Shot After Trying To Run Over Officer

Authorities say a man has been hospitalized after he tried to run over an Anderson County deputy and was shot by another officer.

05/03/2013

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Cops: Wanted SC Mother Drugged Herself, Daughter

PIEDMONT, S.C. (AP) — Authorities say Piedmont woman wanted on breach of trust charges tried to kill herself and her 10-year-old daughter. Anderson County sheriff’s deputies say they went to an apartment last week to […]

CBS Charlotte–02/05/2013

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SC Robo-Call Warns People Of Jail Over Jury Duty

ANDERSON, S.C. (AP) — Residents of South Carolina’s Upstate are receiving a phone message that warns of prison time for not showing up for jury duty, but court officials said they don’t know who’s behind […]

CBS Charlotte–02/03/2013

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Burglars Break Into Facebook Friends Homes After Finding Out They Were On Vacation

Investigators say a woman and a man broke into the homes of her Facebook friends after finding out they were out of town by their posts on the social networking site.

06/20/2012

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Former County Councilman Facing New Federal Charge

The former Anderson County councilman accused of running a multi-million dollar precious metals Ponzi scheme is facing more legal troubles.

06/11/2012

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Man’s Body With Head, Hands, And Feet Removed Found Under Building

Anderson County officials have identified a body with the head, hands and feet removed.

02/24/2012

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