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Genna Contino


Greenville, SC, United States

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Past articles by Genna:

Anderson man died Friday evening following stabbing during domestic altercation

The Anderson County Coroner is investigating the homicide of a 49-year-old man involved in a domestic altercation. → Read More

What will colleges do in the Fall? Here's what USC and Clemson are planning

USC will begin a phased reopening this summer, allowing certain student populations, employees and activities on campus to test the university’s health and safety measures. → Read More

Wondering which grocery stores require masks? Or have special hours? This checklist can help.

Different grocery stores have different rules right now. Here's everything you need to know before heading out to buy food. → Read More

Love through a window: SC families find new ways to visit loved ones in nursing homes

With cut off visitation policies, many families have had to get creative to visit with loved ones at nursing homes. → Read More

Laid off? These businesses in SC are hiring in the days of the coronavirus pandemic

These businesses are hiring temporary and permanent positions. → Read More

Grocery store updates: Senior shopping hours, purchase limits, hiring

Grocery store hours, purchase limits and more amid the coronavirus outbreak. Here's what you need to know. → Read More

Not a 'normal Friday at Costco': Here's how some of SC's largest grocery chains are handling coronavirus

Here's what major grocery stores are doing in response to the coronavirus pandemic. → Read More

USC, Clemson students abroad struggle with choice to stay, leave amid coronavirus outbreak

On March 2, Lia Stone was in Austria when an email from Clemson University recalled her and 384 other Clemson students and faculty who are now abroad. → 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

Tornado struck West Spartanburg on Thursday, NWS confirmed

The storm damage in West Spartanburg is a result of a tornado, the National Weather Service confirmed. NWS meteorologists are surveying the damage and scale rating of the tornado will be released Friday evening once the survey is completed. This is a developing story, check back for updates. Contact Genna at or on Twitter @GennaContino. Read or Share this story: → Read More

What we know: Severe weather in Upstate SC leaves behind flooding, closures

Severe weather pounded the Upstate Thursday morning, and the Upstate is in recovery mode today. Here's what we know so far: → Read More

Dozens of roads closed across Greenville, Anderson counties

Flood waters closed dozens of roads across Greenville and Anderson Counties Thursday. → Read More

South Carolina BMW plant sets all-time production record for 2019

The plant in Spartanburg County assembled 411,620 SUVs in 2019, more than 400 than a previous record set in 2016. Production had slid in recent years. → Read More

College Avenue in downtown Clemson blocked off for national championship watch party

As police blocked off College Avenue in downtown Clemson Monday evening as orange, purple and tiger stripes began to flood the street. → Read More