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7 acres of land near downtown Spartanburg will soon be turned into an apartment village

New Apartments in Downtown Spartanburg

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (WSPA) – Seven acres of land near downtown Spartanburg will soon be turned into an apartment village. A Florida developer …

Cutting the Affordable Care Act could raise monthly premiums by 14 percent in 2018

ACA Funding Cut

Spartanburg, SC  (WSPA) President Trump says he’s putting a stop to federal payments, under the “Affordable Care Act.” The announcement has …

Homeowner Associations set community standards for neighborhoods.

Help with Homeowner Associations

Spartanburg, SC  (WSPA) Homeowner Associations are apart of most communities. They are run by those who live in the neighborhood and often s…

A hangar at the Columbia Metro Airport is now a medical facility set up to help nearly 60 patients.

Caribbean help in South Carolina

Columbia, SC (WSPA) A significant number of hurricane evacuees will soon arrive in the palmetto state .. Officials are flying in the sick an…

The victim was able to tell detectives detailed information about her attackers near Duncan Park

Duncan Park Sexual Assault

Spartanburg, SC (WSPA) An update tonight on the alleged sexual assault that happened near Duncan Park. Now police are looking for three susp…

The Greenville Drive hoping to make history for the franchise as they shoot for the title of South Atlantic League Champions

Fans Support Greenville Drive

Greenville, SC (WSPA) The Greenville Drive is set to make history for the franchise as they shoot for the title of South Atlantic League Cha…

Road closed is the sign visitors will see as they try to enter Blue Ridge Parkway

Blue Ridge Parkway Closed for Cleanup

Ashville, NC (WSPA) – The Hills of North Carolina are filled with tall trees and lush greenery; but after rough weather, rangers are now wor…

Greenville County Animal Care shelter is opening its doors and cages for cats and dogs coming from Florida and the Carolina coast.

Animal Evacuations

Greenville, SC (WSPA) Greenville County Animal Care shelter is opening its doors and cages for cats and dogs coming from Florida and the Car…

Many ships are no longer docked in Jacksonville, Florida. They've been moved out into the ocean or to other locations.

Former Navy Officer Talks about Irma

Spartanburg, SC (WSPA) While Hurricane Irma is putting thousands of lives in danger on land, the navy is on the move getting ships ready for…

It's a problem that costs these firefighters time. In a situation where seconds could mean the difference between life and death.

Easley Fire Department Entrance Blocked

Easly, SC (WSPA) A dangerous problem at one Upstate fire station when there’s an emergency every second counts. The Easley Fire Department s…

South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster signed an executive order to cut funds to companies with an affiliation to an abortion clinic.

Executive Order Cuts Abortion Funding

  South Carolina (WSPA) – South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster is cutting access to clinics that provide abortions. He signed an executive…

The calls to 1-888-CRIME-SC, go directly to Columbia, SC, they send the tips to local law enforcement.If you call with information, you don't have to give your name.

Gang Activity in Gaffney, South Carolina

GAFFNEY, SC (WSPA) – Recent shootings in Gaffney raised awareness about gang activity in Cherokee County. The sheriff’s office identified mo…

Community activists in Gaffney speak out

GAFFNEY, S.C. (WSPA) – Community activists are speaking out about recent gang activity in the Gaffney area. Just this weekend an 8-year old …

Dorman High School Football Stadium will be outfitted with new metal detectors. so as fans come in, security will check them out.

High School Football Stadium Safety

Spartanburg, SC (WSPA) – On the evening of Friday, August 18th the seats of high school stadiums around the area will be filling up with fan…

Solar Eclipse

Eclipse Countdown

Greenville, SC (WSPA) – 7 News is counting down to the Carolina eclipse, we’re 18 days out from the historic event. An estimated 1 million p…

THE CPSC IS RECALLING LIQUID GLITTER MOBILE PHONE CASES FOR IPHONE 6, 6S AND 7.

Glitter I-Phone Case Recall

Spartanburg, SC (WSPA) – More than a quarter- million Glitter I-Phone cases are being recalled. A Chinese- based company sold these cases on…

St. Luke's free medical clinic in Spartanburg, offers healthcare for those without insurance

St. Luke’s Free Medical Clinic

Spartanburg, SC (WSPA) – The fight for reform on Capitol Hill has many Americans concerned about losing coverage altogether. Many Americans …

Local schools prepare for eclipse in August

SC Schools and Eclipse Day

Spartanburg, SC – (WSPA) A total eclipse is a rare event that doesn’t happen often. It’s scheduled to happen at the beginning of this new sc…