Activists Plan ‘Massive’ Sit-In In Downtown Greenville

Activists Plan ‘Massive’ Sit-In In Downtown Greenville GREENVILLE, S.C —Greenville area activists are planning a “massive” sit-in protest in downtown Greenville. They’re demanding a citizen review board that will investigate complaints against police, but the chief said that board already exists. “This is not that we’re angry black people. We have meaningful, real concerns and…

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Man Admits Setting Fire to Upstate Shopping Center

Man Admits Setting Fire to Upstate Shopping Center, Deputies Say SPARTANBURG COUNTY, S.C. —A Spartanburg man admitted to setting fire to an Upstate shopping center, according to an incident report from the Spartanburg County Sheriff’s Office. Chet Eugene Lambert, 43, is charged with second-degree arson. The report said Lambert admitted that he set fire to…

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Beatty Wins S.C. Supreme Court Chief Justice Post

Beatty Wins S.C. Supreme Court Chief Justice Post COLUMBIA, SC The S.C. General Assembly on Wednesday unanimously elected Donald Beatty to be chief justice of the state Supreme Court. Beatty, 64, the five-person high court’s senior associate justice, was the only person running for the Supreme Court’s top job, which pays $151,317.

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Prosecutors Seek Death Penalty Against Dylann Roof

Prosecutors Seek Death Penalty Against Dylann Roof Federal prosecutors will seek the death penalty for Dylann Roof, who is accused of killing nine people at a historic African-American church in Charleston, South Carolina, in July 2015. Roof is charged with 33 federal offenses, including hate crime charges for allegedly targeting his victims on the basis…

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