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Clinton Police make arrest in Wednesday’s fatal shooting

May 27, 2021 Clinton, S.C.  – A Greenville man has been charged with the murder of a Clinton resident who was shot at Countryside Townhouses Wednesday morning in what appears to stem from a domestic violence issue, according to Clinton Police Chief Sonny Ledda. Devon Rhys Neal, 33, of Satterfield Drive, Greenville, was arrested Wednesday by…

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Shooting leaves one dead in Clinton, victim identified

UPDATE: The shooting victim has been identified by the Laurens County Coroner’s Office as Sharde D. Swinger, 34, of Clinton. An autopsy has been scheduled for Thursday morning. According to Deputy Coroner Patti Canupp, the victim was deceased at the scene. The incident is still under investigation by the Clinton Police and SLED. The Clinton…

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CNNGA’s expensive annual ‘training trips’ brought into question

The general manager and the chairman of the board for Clinton Newberry Natural Gas Authority on Tuesday defended the natural gas agency against accusations made in recent articles by The Post and Courier, claiming they don’t believe funds spent on training workshops over the years to be unethical. General Manager Jimmy Capps was hired by…

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Deputy Roger Rice Memorial Ride set for today, Oct. 18

At noon today, Sunday, Oct. 18, check-in begins for the Deputy Roger Rice Memorial Ride at Destination Power-Sports, 23165 US-76, Clinton, SC. The event includes food, refreshments, raffles, vendors, auction, commemorative T- shirts and more, and the cost to ride is $20 per bike. Bikes depart at 2 p.m. The fundraising ride was postponed earlier…

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Clinton opts to cancel third annual Scots and Brats

Citing concerns about the continuing cases of COVID-19, and with no end in  sight for CDC and DHEC guidelines to help prevent the virus, Clinton City Council on Monday night learned that city staff had decided to cancel the upcoming fall festival, Scots and Brats. “We have been following federal and state guidelines and city staff have…

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