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Upstate home sits on non-existent street

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The new road sign in front of the Thomas' Bob White Court home. (Aug. 30, 2012/FOX Carolina) The new road sign in front of the Thomas' Bob White Court home. (Aug. 30, 2012/FOX Carolina)
EASLEY, SC (FOX Carolina) -

An Upstate family's house was listed at an address which doesn't have a physical street, which caused all kinds of problems for friends and even emergency services trying to find them.

The house and its driveway are on Quail Haven Drive in Pickens County, but the address is listed at Bob White Court.

If you look at a map, the street exists, but in person, it just looks like an extension to their yard. It's just grass.

Chrystal Thomas and her husband called Pickens County Public Works almost a month ago to see about getting a sign, but hadn't seen any changes.

FOX Carolina talked to public works officials to find out yes, there is record of Bob White Court. There was a map from the subdivision developer from 1972 that showed it leading to another cul-de-sac.

Those plans were never followed through with, but for some reason, the Thomas' address still kept the non-existent street name.

"It's not having a road sign and people can't find our house," said Thomas. "We have two infants that will be 6 weeks old tomorrow. If I needed help, and something happens to them, I don't have time to sit here and flag people down and be like, ‘Hey, this is where I live.' I need (emergency services) to be able to get here quick and be able to help me."

Thursday afternoon, public works crews put up a sign for the once non-existent street, Bob White Court.

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