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3 expect mostly cloudy skies tonight and cooler temperatures. thursday morning will bring temperatures in the mid 30s for the upstate and upper 20s in the mountains. thursday will be breezy and chilly with highs only getting to around 50 in the upstate and 45 in the mountains. some light snow will be possible along the tennessee border in western north carolina thursday night as a strong northwest flow develops. this means winds could gust to 30- 35 mph in the higher elevations. be sure to check out www.foxcarolina .com/weather for more on the forecast and interactive radar 3 and don't forget to wake up meteorologist nicole papay will have a check of the forecast as you head out the door--and traffic reporter chris scott will have the latest road conditions on your way to work.that's from 5:00
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3 back to you. 3 we've got some winter weather delays to pass along tonight. these schools will open two hours late:henderson county mitchell countyand yancey county countytransylvania county will be on a three hour delay.for updates, download our app and sign up for alerts.you can also check closings on fox carolina dot com. 3 tonight fox carolina investigates 3 people living in southern greenville county say something stinks---and they're pointing fingers at the landfill there. there.they say it's gotten so bad--it's forced the state to step in 3 fox carolina's derek dellinger joins us live from the twin chimnies landfill--and derek--- why is the state getting involved? 3 it has to do with the odor--- an odor we smelled for ourselves today.people living in this area say the fumes from the landfill are so bad-- it's made them sick.
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off highway 25--and those living and working nearby say the smells from the landfill have gotten worse in the last several months.now--you might think--that's the danger of living near a landfill--but people here say they were assured that they wouldn't have to deal with smells or the sight of the we checked with authorities tonight--dhec got back to us-- they say that they have stepped in to look at the odor issues.we talked with the pastor of a church nearby who says the fumes are affecting nearly all aspects of life her 3 3 3 3 you can smell it in the church, all around. the property values have gone down, no one is moving into this community, and the property values are to where you can't sell to move out" out"in case you're wondering-- the smell has been described by those living nearby as a mix between something decaying--and also as trash that has been exposed to the elements for an extended period of time.we smelled it for ourselves--and that's
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3 there will be a meeting coming up tomorrow night to address the odor---it'll be happening at columbia baptist church at 7 o'clock.representatives from the county and the state are expected to be there to take questions and also listen to the community here. 3 many people say they know it's unrealistic for the landfill to shut down--they say they simply want something done, though, about the smell.diana? 3 so--how does it smell right now? now? 3 3 developing tonight 3 a shocking crime in north carolina...puties say a neighborhood dispute escalated .. and dispute deputies say a in north a shocking crime a shocking crime in north carolina...deputies say a neighborhood dispute escalated .. and two people were shot in the head near their home.
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gunshot wounds outside their kings mountain house...with their child sisiing in the car when the shooting happened. myla oaks did not survive and tonight her husband jeffrey oaks is at carolina's medical center in charlotte with life threatening injuries.according to local media in cleveland county....a schoho bus arrived moments after the incident and the couple's son jumped on board alerting the driver to what happened..calling 911. 911.the cleveland county sheriff's office says their neighbor....robert bridges was taken into custody on scene. they believe the shooting was a result of an ongoing argument.bridges is expected in court tomorrow morning. 3 covering our counties.. 3 tonight a greenville county automotive owner is looking for information on the person who stole one of the cars from his lot. lot.it happened at baldwin automotive group...located on old easley highway tuesday night.the owner says he filed a report with the sheriff's office after he says someone vandalized one car...and got away with a black four door
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says he just wants the car back and for any information about what happened. 3 3 3 "we will definitely offer an reward for any information leading to the arrrrt. ahh we would love to get the truck back, it is a loss for us, we would like to have it back even if we have to repair it so we can get it up and maybe resale it. " "and you heard it right there...the owner says he will offer a reward for information..so give him a call or the greenville county sheriff's office. 3 we're getting a look at two people wanted for questioning in connection with the theft of a motorcycle from a rutherford county home. home.take a look-you can see the two people caught on these surveillance images.deputies say they're wanted for questioning after someone stole a red and white 20-13 honda c-r-s motorcycle from a home on scruggs road in forest city last friday.if you know who they are...call crime stoppers. 3 a shocking statistic...we're number one in the nation--in
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lose their lives to domestic violence than anywhere else.-- governor nikki haley has pushed for reform and passed bills for stricter laws. laws.now some local leaders and a victim of domestic violence are working to improve the odds right here in the usptate. usptate.they've created their own domestic violence task force working with safe harbor and d e sheriff's office. anderson councilman tom allen, as well as representative anne thayer for anderson county are members on the task force. they say they wanted to make a difference locally to help make a model system to implement across the state. vickie fleming is the third member, she lost her sister rhonda in 2003 after she says she was shot and killed by her estranged husband, she's joined this task force to help others. 3 3 3 "if i can reach one victim, save one life, then it's all
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one life would be enough, but the ultimate goal is to change this culture in our state." state." 3 "we can already go ahead and take care of some of this, like getting the domestic violence, getting the program thth safe harbor already has, into every single one of our middle schools and high schools." schools."the task force is also very focused on education and implementing change in schools. they will have their next meeting on february 8th at 2 o'clock on the second floor of the old county courthouse in anderson. 3 only on fox 3 take a look at this picture...its shows the wreck that nearly claimed the life of a spartanburg teenbut thanks in part to quick actions by first responders she survived. 3 and after weeks in the hospital that teen felt compelled to meet the men she says saved her. her.fox carolina's adrian acosta joins us now with more on the story. 3 3 3 3 3 16 year old taylor bright spents weeks in the hospital
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killed her...and when she was released one of her first stops was here at the roebuck fire departmentthis is what bright's car looked like after the wreck last decemberfirst on the scene were firefighters brian n rvey, corey lancaster, and chris harvey from the roebuck fire departmentthey say bright was unconscious and obviously seriously hurt....after doing what they could the firefighters say she was transported by ambulance...anan it wasnt until last monday...when bright surprised them by walking into the firehouse that they knew she had survived....the reunion was captured in this picture picture 3 "it really meant the world to us that she took the time, she will never fully understand what it means to us" us" 3 "absolute relief and comfort knowing we did what we could it was validation for us" us" 3 "we have a god that took care of her and i wasnt expecting
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in the door"bright's tells fox carolina after the crash she spent several weeks rehabbing at the childrens hospital in charlotte...she says she hopes sharing her story will encourage other drivers especially young ones to be careful behind the wheel....and encourage people to thank first responders bright's crash happened on the way home from school....she says she will be returning to dorman high school this monday to finish up her junior year. in roebuck adrian acosta fox carolina news tonight. 3 as you decide 20-16- 3 republican frontuneer donald trump stumped in south carolina tonight... one day after announcing he's skipping tomorrow's debate in iowa. iowa.it didn't seem to matter to supporters here in lexington county.he was introduced by lieutenant governor henry mcmaster, who is now endorsing trump. mcmaster, who previously served as the state's attorney general and chairman of the south carolina gop is the highest-ranking state official to endorse trump. 3 tomorrow trump will not be on stage at the fox news channel
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moderator megyn kelly is bibied against him.trump will instead host an event at drake university benefitting several veterans organizations.the event is set for the same time as the debate - at 7 p.m. tonight trump told his south carolina supporters they need to get out and vote. 3 3 3 3 "we're going to do things and the key is we have to mobilize, we have to get out and vote and every pollllshows us so good and every poll says its going to happen." happen."now the other *11 canididates will take the stage in des-moines tomorrow nightthe south carolina republican primaries take place next month - on saturday february 20th. 20th.the winner of the gop nomination will take on one of these democratic canidates - the democratic primary in south carolina will be held saturday - february 27th.be sure to check out fox-carolina- dot-com for all the political headlines. 3 a toddler's bed time turned prayer time....and it was all caught on camera-- 3 it's a story we were first to
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family is getting national attention -tonight they tell us what it's like to be in the spotlight with such a sweet story. 3 plus-a texas dad is off the hook tonight--get this he was arrested after taking his daughter's cell phone away as punishment...and coming up the case. 3 and clemson q-b deshaun watson is in greenville..getting another big award!coming up how he was honored during tonight's basketball game at the well! 3 coming up we'll take a look at your seven-day forecast...and what you can expect as you head out the door tomorrow morning.stay with us. 3 3
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3 a north texas father is back at home...and says justice has finally been served...after he was arrested for taking away his daughter's cell phone as punishment. punishment.this dad says back
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was 12-years-old...he discovered a text on her phone he found "rude" regarding another woman...so he took away the phone.but when his ex- wife found out...her new husband who is a cop...called police to get it back...he was given a citation and later charged with misdemeanor theft. 3 3 3 "i was being a parent. you know, a child does something wrong, you teach them what's right. you tell them what they did wrong and you give them a punishment to show them they shouldn't being doing that." that."and the judge agreed... ruling on tuesday there wasn't enough evidence to prove he stole the phone...and found him not guilty.the judge also let him keep the confiscated phone. 3 trending tonight 3 we talked about this cute story last night...and totoght we're hearing from the parents of a seneca toddler who was found praying in her cribb...instead of going to sleep. sleep. 3
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praying for more than one person...including of course her parents and even santa claus!her mom says they had to capture the sweet moment on the baby monitor...and since monday...that sweet moment has been shared hundreds of times on social media. 3 3 3 3 my husband and i have said from the beginning i just one soul gets saved and they're able to spend an eternity in heaven th jesus then its done its job joband to see the full video and hear more from sutton's parents...just head to fox carolina dot com to check it all out. 3 chief meteorologist kendra kent joins us now with a look
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3 expect mostly 3 cloudy skies tonight and cooler temperatures. thursday morning will bring temperatures in the mid 30s for the upstate and upper 20s in the mountains. thursday will be breezy and chilly with highs only getting to around 50 in the upstate and 45 in the mountains. some light snow will be possible along the tennessee border in western north carolina thursday night as a strong northwest flow develops. this means winds
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higher elevations. only light accumulations expected. asheville and hendersonville will likely miss out on much snow.friday will be sunny and seasonably chilly with highs in the mid 50s for the upstate and mid to upper 40s in the mountains. it gets much milder this weekend as highs surge into the 60s. the less chilly air will stick around into early next week, then a strong cold front will blast us back to a winter feel by wednesday.expect mostly cloudy skies tonight and cooler temperatures. thursday morning will bring temperatures in the mid 30s for the upstate and upper 20s in the mountains. thursday will be breezy and chilly with highs only getting to around 50 in the upstate and 45 in the mountains. some light snow will be possible
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western north carolina thursday night as a strong northwest flow develops. this means winds could gust to 30- 35 mph in the higher elevations. only light accumulations expected. asheville and hendersonville will likely miss out on much snow.friday will be sunny and seasonably chilly with highs in the mid 50s for the upstate and mid to upper 40s in the mountains. it gets much milder this weekend as highs surge into the 60s. the less chilly air will stick around into early next week, then a strong cold front will blast us back to a winter feel by wednesday. 3 for weather 24 hours a day, log on to fox carolina dot com
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3 and make sure to download our 3 new fox carolina weather app. you can get the latest weather info on the go, as well as alerts on watches and warnings in your area.just text
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3 the carolina panthers are super bowl bound...and fox carolina sports director aaron cheslock and sports anchor shannon sommerville are taking a look back at the "panthers pursuit of a title"...and how they've made it this far. that's coming up on february sixth...at 7 p-m. 3 and we will of course have live coverage from super bowl 50--fox carolina sports director aaron cheslock will be joining us live in san francisco starting this monday on thee ten o'clock news.so be sure to tune in! in!and joining us in the studio now with more on how the panthers are getting ready--is fox carolina sports anchor shannon sommerville. 3 more panthers coverage coming your way in sports.... 3 including injury updates on some key players...including thomas davis who just had surgery to repair a broken arm will he could he suit up in santa clara?
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basketball team looking for their fourth win over a ranked opponent tonight at the well? so could they upset 23rd ranked pitt? that answer and more coming up in sports stick around.
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3 the carolina panthers getting ready for super bowl 50...just twenty seven hundred miles and 60 minutes of football away from getting some shiny new rings... rings...and the panthers may have dominated the cardinals in the nfc championship game but they could be without some
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santa clara...our own aaron cheslock has more from charlotte... 3 "well the carolina panthers getting ready for super bowl 50. it's the next game on the schedule, obviously the biggest one of the year and the biggest question mark going forward is on the defense and whether thomas davis will be able to suit up in that linebacking core.""no real concerns you know, probably the biggest one would be thomas with the forearm but he said he had a good day today. he was out there for a little bit, watching practice and moved around a little bit so he's you know, he's progressing. i know thomas and if he says he's going to do it, i believe he will. i think the young guys, especially the young guys the veteran guys committed to trying to get out there and be part of this. i think that they learn and realize how important it is. i think that when a guy like thomas says he's going to do what he can to be ready to play, and that he's going to play, i think that just shows the guys have the right type of mental attitude that you need. thomas is really all about the team, i mean that's one of the things that you really love about who he is as a person. i mean, for the time
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he's been that same guy, that steady rock the heart and soul of who we are as a football team and its reflected in his attitude and his willingness to doing everything he can to get on the practice field and prepare to play on super bowl sunday. ""another injury note is on jared allen. still uncertain if he'll be able to go for super bowl 50, but the all pro dos practice today, certainly good news for that panthers front four as they get set to take on peyton manning and that high-powered denver broncos offense. more panthers previews coming up for you throughout the week, here on fox carolina. 'til then from bank of america stadium with the panthers, aaron cheslock, fox carolina sports. " " 3 and turning now to college hoops...the tigers mens basketball team on quite the tear against ranked opponents....looking for their fourth top 25 win... win...coach brownell and the tigers taking on #23 pitt at the bon secours wellness arena...first half...former a-c-c player of the week jaron blossomgamedrives down low...the first score of the
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answers right back...jamal artis with a little floater to put pitt up 4-2. the tigers though finding some rthym on offense ....landry noko channeling his inner pat ewing he'd finish with 22 points. 6 rebounds. one of four tigers to finish the night with double digit point totals.... another one of those players jordan roper showing some range in the first half...all smiles as the tigers take a 14- 12 lead over pitt....and then off a panthers turnover....donte grantham feeds it to gabe devoe for the dunk.... dunk....the tigers with a big win over pitt moving them to 6 and 2 in acc play...but a tough road stretch ahead for clemson...at florida state, wake forest and virginia tech for the next 3.... 3 3 deshaun watson gave tigers fans another reason to celebrate at the well tonight...the clemson quarterback was named the south carolina football hall of fame's player of the year. watson is the third tiger to receive the honor...just another accolade in a very illustrious season for the tigers signal caller....but
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tiger?before the game watson spoke with the media and was asked if he had given any thought to a future in the nfl after next year... 3 3 its a thought. its a dream but i have multiple goals. and one of my goals before ieven came to this school was have my degree in three year. and im gonna try to do that. i'm graduating in december. and so if i have the opportunity to go to the nfl. then i'm gonna take it but we'll just have to see how everything plays out. but i still have the extra year and the opportunity to come back so who knows whats going ot happen. i let god control that and just control what i can control." control."watson also said that while he's had time to reflect on the tigers and all their success in 2015...none of that will help them get a win next season so clemson he says just gonna have to grind even harder to come away with that national title.... 3 the usc upstate mens basketball team squaring off
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tonight...michael buchanan posted a team high 17 points for the spartans 3 the spartans had a furious rally late but a little too late as they fell 78-75 3 and a michigan teen is becoming all the hype online for his incredible piano skills...find out more in the nightcap! nightcap!and we're back with one more look at your forecast. 3 he was rated a+ by the nra. not for his promises, but for defending
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he's a man of deep faith, who fought time and again for the right to life. he laid out a plan to destroy isis months before paris. he'll strengthen our border and use conservative principles to put washington's broken fiscal house back in order. jeb bush. he's the conservative you can trust, to fight for our beliefs. right to rise usa is responsible
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3 we're back with the nightcap-- 3 and a pretty neat story out of michigan...where a teen was caught on camera playing at a mall--and has now become a viral hit.take a listen. listen. 3 piano playing playing3 that's 18-year-old monntel west...this cell phone video was shot on friday and already it's been shared and liked over a thousand times on social media.now get this-west says he's never formally been taught how to play...he doesn't read music or even have a piano at home.he says he taught himself on an electronic keyboard with the help of youtube videos.since this video went viral he's gotten a lot of offers--from free piano lessons...to a free piano...and even a deal with a los angeles record label.so
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