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Occurred : 1/24/2007 20:00 (Entered as : 01/24/07 20:00)
Reported: 1/25/2007 9:39:22 AM 09:39
Posted: 2/1/2007
Location: Greenville, SC
Shape: Light
Duration:5-10 seconds
A Bright COlor Changing Light over Southern NC and Upstate SC is seen and reported by Thousands.

In the early evening of 01/24/07, around 20:00 hours (8:00 pm Eastern Standard time), thousands of local residents began calling into local news stations and the local police call center to report a bright, color-changing object in the sky.

As reports continued to be filed, the magnitude of this occurrence began to be more fully understood. People within a several hundred mile radius (myself included) witnessed a high velocity blue light, moving across the sky in a southern direction, leaving a trail behind it. This "light" changed in color from blue, to White, to green.

From my vantage point, the light (at this point was green in color) seemed to take a sharp dive toward the ground and was lost behind the tree line. Shortly before it reached the tree line, a smokey or hazy effect surounding the light became visible.

The sky was partly cloudy that evening, and the light seemed to pass between myself and the clouds upon its descent. [Note: This haze may have been the light passing through a low cloud, giving it a smokey look...it happened very fast, and the refraction of light in cloud vapor may very well be the source of the haze.]

The national weather service has begun investigating, but so far has not yielded any results. There are various reports of Government entities in the area including FBI and NSA, but no comments or official statements have been released thus far.

The Greenville/Spartanburg Airport has not released any information as to a possible radar tagging of this object, and anyone official that could possibly verify the presence of something in the South Carolina skies that night has remained annoyingly mum.

Those of us that witnessed the event all agree that this object was far to bright and concentrated to be weather related, and the nature of its movements, and the brilliance of the light that was emitted, lead all of us to believe that it was not an airplane, or known aerial craft.

The presence of these government agencies in our relatively small southern town has raised a few eyebrows.

Was this a UFO? I have no clue, but I have never seen anything like it, and I am anxiously awaiting an official answer/report on the phenomenon.

If you’d like to view our local Fox News Affiliate’s story, you can do so at this link.

http://www.whns.com/global/story.asp?s=5987366

Thanks for your time, -Slinky (watchdog)