Anderson man charged after chase, crash
ANDERSON, S.C. (AP) — An Anderson man has been arrested after a chase by a state trooper and a wreck.
Anderson County Sheriff's Lt. Sheila Cole says the two-minute chase ended when the vehicle spun out of control and hit a fence post.
Thirty-five-year-old Otis Curry Griffin III and a female passenger were taken to AnMed Health Medical Center in Anderson for treatment of injuries that did not appear to be life threatening.
South Carolina Highway Patrol Cpl. Bill Rhyne says Griffin is charged with driving under the influence, driving under suspension, failure to stop for police and driving with an open container of alcohol.
It was not clear if Griffin has an attorney.
Former SC football player arrested after punch
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A former South Carolina football player is charged with assault and battery after police say he punched a man in the face and left him in a Charleston hospital with a fractured skull.
Hutton is accused of punching 26-year-old Billy Schilling, who was on a date with his wife when he was punched last week. Police say Schilling was knocked unconscious by Hutton's alleged blow to the face and hit his head on the sidewalk.
NC man accused of taking golf balls from SC course
YORK, S.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man has been arrested and accused of stealing golf balls from a South Carolina course.
A sheriff's report says deputies were called to the Carolina Crossing golf course late last week to investigate a report of a suspicious man. A deputy followed moped tracks and found a man behind some trees.
The deputy said 46-year-old David Clinton Burris of Gastonia, North Carolina, was carrying a duffel bag and said he was looking for golf balls.
Burris has been charged with trespassing and possession of marijuana. It was not clear if he has an attorney.
SC hospital gets 4 tablets to reach young patients
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The Children's Hospital at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston is being presented with four tablet computers to help young patients learn more about medical procedures and eases their fears.
The devices can also be used to play games, complete homework and message friends during long hospital stays. The units are donated by Colgate-Palmolive and Harris Teeter.
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