Things got a little busy.

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After a couple of quiet days at Christmas, due to everyone being with family and sharing presents, food and time together, it seems like some people got tired of being around family and friends and being so nice. Things got a little busy.

Friday: Officer Dodd, who was passing through the Big City while off duty, happened to spot a subject at one of our convenience stores who he recognized as having two outstanding warrants with us. ...

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It’s The Night Before Christmas

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It’s the night before Christmas, and many of you are finishing up on your holiday shopping. I know several of you that did not even start shopping until today. Good luck. It’s been an interesting week so far. It started out with Lt. Miller stopping off at a local grocery store on his way home from work. He finally got home at 2 AM. Seems the guy in line ahead of him ...
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Editorial: Today, Just Five Days Before Christmas

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Today, just five days before Christmas (The Most Wonderful Time of the Year), two New York City police officers were murdered in cold blood while they were sitting in their patrol car. The murderer then ran to the subway before killing himself. Turns out, he had posted on social media that he was going to do it. So there are at least two more families that will not have a Merry Christmas. Instead, for the rest of their lives, ...

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East Main Street (SC290) was shut down for about four hours

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The big news from yesterday was, of course, East Main Street (SC290) being shut down for about four hours due to a tractor trailer breaking down while in the process of making a left turn from the northbound exit ramp of I-85. The result was the blocking of numerous lanes of traffic. The truck also lost fuel and other fluids, which meant that an environmental cleanup crew had to be dispatched to the scene due to the size of the ...

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It’s another cold, rainy, dreary day in the Big City

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It’s another cold, rainy, dreary day in the Big City, which means many will be out shopping on this Saturday. Which also means that traffic will be heavy and road conditions will be less than ideal. We only have one accident to report from yesterday, which means y’all did pretty well, considering the conditions.

We had an incident at the high school yesterday (in case you missed it on the local news) where a student made a threat against some other ...

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The holiday season is in full swing

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The holiday season is in full swing, which also means that there are more motor vehicle accidents, and crimes. In two separate incidents on Monday, officers served 7 outstanding bench warrants. One guy was located at a residence, while the other guy decided to get himself pulled over for a traffic violation while riding through the Big City on a suspended license. They were both welcomed with open arms at 950 California Avenue. We also had a guy get ...

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