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Mike Ellis

The Greenville News

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Recent articles by Mike:

South Carolina primary rally for Bernie Sanders draws supporters, others out of curiosity

Seven Goose Creek High School students skipped school - with teacher and parent blessings, they said - to hear from U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders. → Read More

Jesse Jackson says his coalition has helped number of nonwhite voters in SC pass 1 million

Jesse Jackson hasn't endorsed a candidate in the SC presidential primary, but says his Rainbow/PUSH Coalition has helped register thousands of voters. → Read More

Jesse Jackson says his coalition has helped number of nonwhite voters in SC pass 1 million

Jesse Jackson hasn't endorsed a candidate in the SC presidential primary, but says his Rainbow/PUSH Coalition has helped register thousands of voters. → Read More

Winter weather is closing schools, creating delays in the Upstate. Here's the latest.

Here are the school closings and delays to know about as snow continues to fall in the Upstate on Thursday. → Read More

Big mural coming to downtown Anderson, with hidden surprises in design

A new mural in downtown Anderson will be bordered with street maps drawn from history and pops of color from blue water. → Read More

2 dogs killed after they attacked person in Anderson, sheriff's office says

Deputies shot and killed two dogs to rescue someone who was being attacked by several dogs Tuesday afternoon. → Read More

Death of 2-year-old under investigation in Anderson County

Death of 2-year-old under investigation in Anderson County → Read More

Sheriff’s Office: Shooting in Belton leaves one dead, another injured

A Thursday night shooting left one person dead and another injured, according to the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office. The shooting was on Byron Circle in Belton and it was reported around 9:20 p.m., said Sgt. J.T. Foster, in a statement. An adult male was found dead and an adult female had been shot and transported with injuries with her condition unknown, the statement said. Coroners have… → Read More

Love's Travel Stop plan hits red light in Anderson County

Planning commission rejects rezoning, a blow to Love's Travel Stop plans for Interstate 85 → Read More

$1,000 rewards offered for information in separate Anderson County killings

Rewards offered for infomation helping to solve killings of Stevie Anderson and Mercius Scott → Read More

63 pounds of meth seized in months-long investigation in Anderson County

The Sheriff's Office said it made 37 arrests, on charges of trafficking and possession of methamphetamine. → Read More

Coroner: Woman dies in accidental shooting while looking at gun

The two adults and and two other friends were handling several guns when one discharged. → Read More

'Operation Chaos': Republican voters aim to skew South Carolina Democratic primary

Republican groups are trying to skew South Carolina's Democratic presidential primary to make a point and help President Donald Trump. → Read More

Pickens County says it needs more money to fix roads. Here are 6 options being considered

Pickens County says it needs to raise about $8.2 million more to get into a sustainable road maintenance schedule for its 650 miles of roads. → Read More

Pickens County says it needs more money to fix roads. Here are 6 options being considered

Pickens County says it needs to raise about $8.2 million more to get into a sustainable road maintenance schedule for its 650 miles of roads. → Read More

Wintery mix falling in parts of Anderson, Greenville counties

A wintery mix of rain, sleet and possibly snow is falling in parts of Anderson and Greenville counties. There have been reports of flurries, and snow in the mountains but also some reports of snow or sleet mixes across the Upstate from Anderson and Greenville counties, said Andrew Kimball, a meterologist at the National Weather Service in Greer. "We're aware of it," he said. The winter mix… → Read More

Easley teen charged in theft of AK-style gun from Powdersville pawn shop

An Easley teenager was charged with burglary in the theft of an AK-style gun from a Powdersville pawn shop, according to a warrant and a written statement. → Read More

Some schools in Pickens County dismissing early because of power outage

Six schools will be dismissed early because of the outage and another two because their bus schedules run alongside those affected by the outage. → Read More

Easley teen charged in theft of AK-style gun from Powdersville pawn shop

An Easley teenager was charged with burglary in the theft of an AK-style gun from a Powdersville pawn shop, according to a warrant and a written statement. → Read More

Some schools in Pickens County dismissing early because of power outage

Six schools will be dismissed early because of the outage and another two because their bus schedules run alongside those affected by the outage. → Read More