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Frm Gov. Mark Sanford is IN for the 2020 GOP Nom, But SC's GOP have other ideas after voting NOT to hold a Primary.

GREENVILLE, S.C. – (WSPA) Former South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford is hoping to unseat President Donald Trump as the next Commander in Chief, but GOP party leaders in the Upstate say it’s an uphill battle.

“I don’t think even Governor Sanford believes he would win a South Carolina primary,” Nate Leupp said.

Leupp is the Chairman for the Greenville County Republican Party.

Sanford hopes when voters cast their ballots in Republican primaries next year they will choose him over Trump...

Hear Greenville GOP's Nate Leupp and SC GOP's Drew McKissick talk about Mark Sanford and explain the vote for no Primary

Greenville needs YOUR vote to be the "Top Adventure Town"!

There is no question that Greenville is a great place to call home. We enjoy so many choices in what we can do and see here in what some might call "God's Country"!

Now we have a chance to let everyone know how great it is here in the Upstate.

Blue Ridge Outdoors is doing a poll and Greenville is among ten “medium town” contenders in the race for “Top Adventure Town.” Other towns that made the list include Boone, NC, Bristol, TN/VA and Evans, GA.

Let show our pride and make sure Greenville gets the title it deserves! Vote Today!

As evacuees come to the Upstate to avoid Dorian, local businesses get a boost!

Business owners in downtown Greenville knew the first week of September would make for a big boost in revenue. Labor Day weekend and the prospect of college football fans arriving early for a widely anticipated game between Clemson and Texas A & M meant more tourists and visitors were coming to town.

However, Hurricane Dorian produced an unexpected boom in business, according to some business owners. June Wilcox owns M Judson Booksellers, a mainstay on Main Street...

Listen to The Weather Channel's Ray Stagich as he joined the Morning Answer Thursday to update us on the latest with Hurricane Dorian

Check here for the list of shelters ready to help those affected by Hurricane Dorian

(FOX Carolina) Though Hurricane Dorian is expected to downgrade to a Category 2 storm by the time it reaches the Carolina coasts, the states are still preparing for the worst. 

South Carolina Governor McMaster has already ordered a mandatory evacuation for coastal counties. Lane reversals from Charleston to Columbia began Monday, September 3. 

For those seeking shelter from the storm when it arrives around Thursday, the South Carolina Emergency Management Division has released a full list of emergency shelters...

Get the latest on Hurricane Dorian from our friends at The Weather Channel

Hurricane Dorian has finally begun its long-awaited march up the Southeast coast today, but not before delivering one last punishing blow over the storm-fatigued northwest Bahamas.

Dorian's wind intensity has backed off from Sunday's peak, currently a Category 2 hurricane. Regardless of its intensity and track, Dorian will have significant, damaging impact from Florida's Atlantic coast to parts of Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina and possible southeast Virginia this week....

Hear what Weather Channel Meteorologist Ken Boone had to say about Dorian on The Morning Answer this morning!

Hurricane Dorian drops to Cat 4 but still is a threat to Florida, Georgia, and South Carolina

McLEAN’S TOWN CAY, Bahamas (AP)   

Authorities in the Bahamas are urging people to find floating devices and grab hammers to break out of their attics if necessary as Hurricane Dorian unleashed massive flooding across Grand Bahama island. 

Minister of State Kwasi Thompson told ZNS Bahamas radio station Monday that officials were getting a tremendous number of calls from people in distress as the powerful Category 4 storm slowed to almost a standstill.

Fmr. VP Joe Biden continues to court voters while visiting the Upstate

SPARTANBURG, SC (WSPA) – The current front runner for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination visited the Upstate Wednesday.

Former Vice President Joe Biden held a town hall at Cleveland Park Event Center in Spartanburg.

Democratic Presidential Candidate Joe Biden in the Palmetto State today making multiple stops and talking to supporters and laying out his campaign agenda....

A bizarre story involving Strzok and Comey follows the abrupt resignation of CEO

Overstock founder and CEO Patrick Byrne, who resigned Thursday amid ties to a government probe related to the 2016 election, claimed he received "fishy" orders from former FBI official Peter Strzok.

Byrne said Thursday on "The Story" he'd helped the federal government with investigations twice in the past, including to "help them take down people on Wall Street."

Several years after Byrne's last contact with the government, he said FBI officials reached out to him in 2016...

NC Gov Cooper vetoes a bill that would have required his Sheriffs to honor ICE detainers

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — Gov. Roy Cooper on Wednesday vetoed legislation that would have required sheriff’s office’s to cooperate with Immigration and Customs Enforcement when it comes to immigration detainers.

House Bill 370, known as “An Act to Require Compliance with Immigration Detainers and Administrative Warrants,” passed 62-53 in the State House on Tuesday afternoon. The bill was then sent to Cooper for his signature...

Man dies after altercation at Upstate Lowes, No Charges filed

Spartanburg police said an argument between two men led to a shooting outside the Lowe's store on East Blackstock Road on Sunday afternoon.

Monday afternoon, officers said no charges would be filed, because it was a case of self defense.

Police said they were called to the scene around 2:45 p.m.

Officers said the men were acquaintances and knew each other prior to the argument.

The Spartanburg County coroner said the victim, Randall Belk, 54, of Roebuck, died a short time later at a hospital

Spartanburg students who need can get free back to school haircuts this Sunday

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (WSPA) – Many barbershops are closed on Sundays but not Razor Sharp Barbershop. The shop will be open for it’s annual Back to School Free Haircut event on Sunday, August 18.

Event attendees will see Razor Sharp owner, Wanda Murphy, and eight other barbers will be giving away free shape-ups or all over cuts.

Murphy said there will be a sign-up sheet, but it’s best to come early.

Murphy said the Razor Sharp Barbershop parking lot will be filled with free food, school supplies, entertainment and all around fun on Sunday.

She said, just like the last four years, they’ll give free haircuts to children from kindergarten through 12th grade...

Back To School is here and a Barber Shop in Spartanburg is making sure our kids are ready for that first day!

SPARTANBURG COUNTY, SC (WSPA) – Back to school is getting closer for many students with some classes starting next week.

One barber shop wants to make sure students start the year in style.

At Razor Sharp in Spartanburg, this is the 5th year Lawanda Murphy has hosted a Back to School event free of charge to school age children.

This Sunday, children can go get free haircuts, school supplies, have a day full of fun, as well as get advice on how to navigate the school year

A man, considered armed and dangerous, is wanted in Cherokee Co. for a triple shooting

CHEROKEE Co., S.C. (WSPA) – CHEROKEE Co., S.C. (WSPA) – Three people were shot and two had to be airlifted to the hospital after a shooting in Gaffney.

According to a news release from the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to a shooting with injuries call on General Drive just before 9 p.m. Sunday.

When deputies arrived on-scene, they found two people with gunshot wounds and they were airlifted to Spartanburg Medical Center.

A third shooting victim was taken to Gaffney Medical center in a private vehicle....

Morning Answer Poll: With so many questions surrounding the suicide of Jeffrey Epstein, Did he really do it or did someone take him out in jail?

There are a LOT of questions surrounding this weekends apparent suicide of Jeffrey Epstein. In case you missed it, Jeffrey Epstein was found unresponsive in his cell just a short time after being taken off suicide watch. Many are asking how this could happen in a federal prison? Where were the guards? What's with the guards and their extreme overtime? Also. what about the timing related to possible new documents and revelations from one of Epstein's accusers? 

Take our Poll -  Did Jeffrey Epstein commit suicide or was he taken out by someone else?

List of Clinton associates Joey talked about, all of whom have met their demise.

Its Back to School time again! If you need help with supplies, check out this list!

Back to School should be an exciting time for parents and kids alike. Unfortunately, for many, the worry of getting all those needed school supplies can put a damper on that excitement and a dent in the budget. That's why there are several upstate events planned to help make sure the kids are ready for that big day! Check out this list for an event near you!

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