Margaret Burnquist, FOX Carolina News

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Past articles by Margaret:

First Babies Born in 2020 are Twins

Greenville, SC (FOX Carolina) - The first new baby born in our area turned out to be a set of twins delivered at Prisma Health Greenville Memorial Hospital. → Read More

Greenwood Police: String of shootings under investigation

Greenwood, SC (FOX Carolina) - Detectives in Greenwood are investigating 3 drive-by shootings since Christmas Eve and working to confirm a connection. Two of those incidents happened Friday morning just → Read More

Greenville County School district receives safety upgrade

Greenville, SC (FOX Carolina) - The Greenville County School District is wrapping up an almost $5 million investment in security cameras as this new school year kicks off. Another safety → Read More

‘Resourceful’ missing camper found safe in Greenville County

GREENVILLE, SC (FOX Carolina) - A nine year old boy survived a night alone in the woods by covering himself with leaves and drinking water from a creek. Greenville County → Read More

'Wear your Stripes Campaign' underway to benefit Ronald McDonald House charities

GREENVILLE, SC (FOX Carolina) If you see anyone wearing bold red and white striped socks this week, it’s not just a fashion statement. It’s a way to raise awareness and → Read More

Man sentenced to life in prison for murder of pregnant woman

ASHEVILLE, NC (FOX Carolina) The family of a pregnant murder victim is speaking out after Nathaniel Dixon, the man convicted of killing her, is sentenced to life in prison without → Read More

Young volunteers serve neighbors in need with home repairs

GAFFNEY, SC (FOX Carolina) - Hundreds of teenagers in the Upstate are spending a week of their summer tackling home repair projects for neighbors in need of assistance. Through the → Read More

Cool Things Coming: Pavilion Recreation Complex to Close Temporarily for Renovation

GREENVILLE, SC (FOX Carolina) - A massive renovation at the Pavilion Sports Complex in Greenville County means the entire facility will have to shut down temporarily from March 1 to → Read More

In-depth: A look at the Pickens pipe bomb suspect's criminal history

PICKENS, SC (FOX Carolina) - According to online records, Michael Seabrooke has a criminal history and a long list of grievances against law enforcement. Seabrooke, who was arrested outside a → Read More

Senior citizen go-kart racer finds satisfaction in speed

Spartanburg, SC (FOX Carolina) - One go-kart racer it the Upstate really stands out on the track. Born in Czechoslovakia in 1948, Josef Roubal has lived a more fascinating life → Read More

Local franchise pulls no punches in local growth

Greenville, SC (FOX Carolina) - From its flagship location on Butler Road in Greenville/Mauldin in 2008, the 9Round Kickboxing franchise has grown to almost 800 locations worldwide. FOX Carolina met → Read More

Police searching for relatives of a fallen hero from 1939

Duncan, SC (FOX Carolina) - The Duncan Police Department is looking for family members of a fallen police officer named Charlie Smith who was killed in the line of duty → Read More

Disaster exercise puts emergency responders to the test

Easley, SC (FOX Carolina) - It was a test of how emergency responders would spring into action. The disaster scenario involved a tornado touching down over a school and collapsing → Read More

Assisted living center needs baby dolls for special therapy program

Greenville, SC (FOX Carolina) - A local assisted living center is putting Baby Doll Therapy to the test. Caregivers say it’s an inexpensive, drug-free treatment with no side-effects that can → Read More

Upstate teacher, also a published author, inspires love of books

Liberty, SC (FOX Carolina) - An Upstate educator who’s also a published author is using her love of writing and books to inspire students. Brandi Roper, media specialist at Liberty → Read More

Trebek's announcement and why pancreatic cancer is so difficult to detect

Greenville, SC (FOX Carolina) - Fans of the game show “Jeopardy!” and the medical community are reacting to the news after Alex Trebek announced he’s been diagnosed with advanced pancreatic → Read More

Inspiration home showcases smart home technology

Greenville County, SC (FOX Carolina) - Imagine a home where voice commands or mobile devices control your lights, sinks, showers and air conditioning. It’s all reality in the I-Home under → Read More

Mental Health Pilot Program Aims to Improve Criminal Justice System Anderson County

Anderson County, SC (FOX Carolina) - Anderson County has launched a pilot program to address the mental health of detainees in the criminal justice system. It includes a mental health → Read More

Greenville Water employees save woman, animals from burning home

GREENVILLE, SC (FOX Carolina) - Three employees from Greenville Water are being credited with rescuing a woman and her three pets after her house caught fire on Wednesday. → Read More

King Day at the dome features prospective Democratic candidates for president

COLUMBIA, SC (FOX Carolina) Thousands of people flocked to the capitol in Columbia for South Carolina’s King Day at the Dome. → Read More