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Greenville, SC, United States

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City of Greenville looking for input on pedestrian spaces as new NHTSA data shows high pedestrian death rate in SC

Pedestrian safety is top of mind for neighbors, Highway Patrol, and the City of Greenville, as new data shows SC is #8 in pedestrian deaths per 100,000 people. → Read More

Animals taken from home in child neglect case

Cherokee County Humane Society Treasurer Beth Osment says they were stunned by what they found when the solicitor called offices to assist is rescuing animals from the home on Camp Ferry Road in Gaffney this week, → Read More

Parents accused of ‘Worst case of neglect’ have over 20 animals seized

Officials said the girl's personal hygiene was ignored by caregivers both long-term and short-term. → Read More

First ever public transportation system could be coming to Cherokee County

Many in the community say this is badly needed, and that they're excited. Officials say they feel the same way, but there's still a lot that needs to be discussed before more progress is made. → Read More

Friend of Alexis Ware speaks out on 2-month anniversary of her disappearance

Alexis' best friend Alize says friends and family are still clinging to the hope that she's out there after 2 months--as they wait for updates from the FBI and ACSO. → Read More

Higher pollen counts expected in Upstate in 2022

This spring and summer could be a headache for allergy sufferers, as elevated pollen counts due to weeds start to kick in. → Read More

Upstate family succeeds in getting grandmother out of Ukraine

Brooke Prince of Greenville says that after weeks of sleepless nights and several daring rescue attempts, her family was finally able to get her 83-year-old grandmother Halyna out of Kyiv, Ukraine, and to safety. → Read More

Another family speaks out about mistreatment at Oakridge Community Care Home in Inman

Our team continues to uncover more details about Oakridge Community Care Home, its owner Darryl Mast, and DHEC's responses to violations committed at the facility. → Read More

Upstate family trying to get grandmother out of Ukraine

Brooke Prince says her grandmother Halyna is stuck in Kyiv right now, and that the family is doing everything they can to get her out. → Read More

Big update in Greenville County Gateway Project to revamp entrance to downtown

Architects presented their grand vision for what a new entrance to downtown could look like Tuesday evening--and gave us a sneak peak at the renderings. → Read More

Investigation into Oakridge Community Care Home continues as another family speaks out

Thomas Horne says his mother Margaret's horrific experience at Oakridge Community Care Home is something he had to live with every day, knowing that his family's financial situation meant there → Read More

Family who pulled their loved one from Oakridge Community Care Home in Inman speaks out

Alma Byrd says she believes DHEC allowed 58-year-old Darryl Mast to operate his practice and prey on elderly residents for far too long. → Read More

As gas prices continue to rise, local businesses feel the squeeze

Gas is up 15 cents per gallon in just the last 3 weeks, a nightmare for businesses who rely on drivers to help deliver their goods to the community. → Read More

Owner of 2 Upstate assisted living facilities for elderly charged with neglect, exploitation

Prosecutors say 58-year-old Darryl Mast neglected, exploited, and stole from the elderly residents he was supposed to care for. → Read More

Local flower farms blooming earlier than ever to combat supply chain problems

Farmers say they're hoping to change the market to favor a local grassroots movement, where people can buy Valentine's Day gifts from right here at home. → Read More

Supply chain issues affecting flowers ahead of Valentine's Day

Local shops say they've had to get creative to keep inventory high and prices reasonable. → Read More

Afghan refugee family who helped US forces makes new life in Clemson area

Laila narrowly escaped the Taliban with her husband Yousef, and now she says she's expecting twin girls in a new land of opportunity. → Read More

Mother of missing Greenville woman Alexis Ware speaks out as family continues to look for answers

It's been nearly 10 days since Alexis was last seen. FOX Carolina was with the family Tuesday when her mother spoke publicly for the first time. → Read More

New GCS data shows huge spike in failing grades for students in virtual learning program

The school district is set to hear the findings during a committee meeting Tuesday morning. → Read More

Greenville County Schools holds committee meeting to talk virtual learning future

The school district is set to hear the findings during a committee meeting Tuesday morning. → Read More