The family of a man who died after being stunned with Tasers has agreed to settle a lawsuit against the city of Greenville.
GREENVILLE (AP) — A Wisconsin pastor is being officially installed as the fifth president of Bob Jones University in Greenville. The investiture ceremony for Steve Pettit is scheduled for 10 a.m. Friday at the Founder’s Memorial Amphitorium on campus. Pettit is coming to Bob Jones University after heading the Steve Pettit Evangelistic Association and serves […]
HILTON HEAD ISLAND (AP) — The federal government says that about 160 of the more than 430 unaccompanied immigrant children apprehended at the nation’s southern border and sent to South Carolina have been relocated in Beaufort and Greenville counties. The Island Packet of Hilton Head reports that information recently released from the Department of Health […]
GREENVILLE (AP) Greenville County deputies are doing an internal review of the arrest of a man at a Greenville Wal-Mart that was captured on video. Several videos posted to the Internet appear to show officers punching the man several times after he was shocked with a Taser on Saturday afternoon. Master Deputy Jonathan Smith […]
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State v. Jenkins (Lawyers Weekly No. 011-081-14, 14 pp.) (John Geathers, J.) Appealed from Greenville County Circuit Court (Edward Miller, J.) S.C. App. Holding: It is true that State v. Logan, 405 S.C. 83, 747 S.E.2d 444 (2013), applies retroactively to cases which, like this one, were pending on direct review when Logan was issued; […]
A South Carolina teacher and football coach has been arrested in an undercover prostitution sting.
A Greenville police officer was justified when he shot and killed a 19-year-old man with a baseball bat last November, prosecutor Walt Wilkins said July 2.
Johnny Odom knew he had a long ride in front of him. He was being transported in a privately owned van from a corrections facility in Greenville to one in Colorado. The bus was driving through the night, taking a detour through Florida to pick up other prisoners, during which Odom was handcuffed but not buckled into his seat. Around 4 a.m., a drunk driver collided head-on with the van, causing it [...]
The family of a 39-year-old schizophrenic man who died after a Taser struggle with Greenville police officers has sued the city, according to court records.
Maybe the courts have gotten tired of retired Greenville paving contractor Edward “Ned” Sloan Jr. But he certainly hasn’t gotten tired of them.
Anne Ellefson had spent her entire legal career – nearly 30 years – in the Greenville office of Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd before being elected the firm’s managing director in 2008. That made her the first woman to lead a large law firm in South Carolina.
While most firms looked to cut expenses and reduce staff in order to survive over the past few years, Greenville’s Gallivan White & Boyd did just the opposite. “We actually infused more capital into that because although the downturn was a challenge for everyone, we strongly believed that it really presented some tremendous opportunities,” said Billy McGee, the firm’s managing shareho[...]
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