For many kids, summer means powering down for camp


NEW YORK (AP) — If teens are so attached to their phones and all things connected, why do so many of them wind up in no-device summer camps with smiles on their faces? Thirteen-year-old Daniela Blumenfeld of Scarsdale, New York, just finished her fifth summer at sleepaway camp with no devices beyond a simple iPod. “I didn’t really miss my […]

Cherokee County man arrested on child pornography charges


South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson has announced the arrest of Jeffrey Lee Sexton, 26, of Gaffney, on five charges connected to the exploitation of a minor.

Woman accused of stealing ambulance, leading police on chase into North Carolina and back


The Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office has charged a woman with stealing an ambulance and taking it on a brief joyride before she was taken into custody.

Today in History


Today is Friday, Aug. 10, the 222nd day of 2018. There are 143 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On August 10, 1792, during the French Revolution, mobs in Paris attacked the Tuileries (TWEE’-luh-reez) Palace, where King Louis XVI resided. (The king was later arrested, put on trial for treason, and executed.) On this date: In 1821, […]

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