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UPDATE: Town of Allendale Council holds emergency session after admin takes plea deal
ALLENDALE, S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) -- The Town of Allendale is responding after News 12 reported Allendale Administrator DeWayne Ennis pleaded guilty Monday to stealing money from the city.
Hampton County man convicted of raping Bluffton woman during home invasion
BLUFFTON, SC - A 31-year-old Hampton County man suspected of rape in two other states has been found guilty of first-degree criminal sexual conduct and first-degree burglary for assaulting a Bluffton woman in her home.
Allendale County Emergency personnel training for the worst
ALLENDALE COUNTY, S.C. (WJBF) - Allendale County Emergency personnel are training for the worst while hoping for the best. Several agencies participated in a full-scale exercise drill Wednesday, November 15.
South Carolina Pastor Under Fire for Giving Wife $200K Lamborghini as Anniversary Present
A South Carolina pastor has responded to the backlash he’s faced after presenting his wife with a $200,000 Lamborghini as a gift for their eight-year wedding anniversary. John Gray, leader of Relentless Church in Greenville, caught the internet’s attention this week when a viral video showed him giv
Sheriff: Woman dies after South Carolina deputy shooting
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) - A woman has died after a shooting involving a South Carolina sheriff's deputy, but the sheriff says investigators don't know whether she killed herself.
New homes for older residents, families could be coming to Aiken, South Carolina
AIKEN, S.C. (WJBF) - An old building that has stood the test of time could soon have an even longer life. The Old Aiken Hospital and the old County Administration complex, the site has been known by different names. Now plans are on the table that could change nine acres of property into new apartme
Authorities arrest suspect in 37-year-old SC cold case
BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C. (WCBD/WBTW) - The Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office in South Carolina on Wednesday announced an update to a decades-old cold case. “I’m proud to announce that our Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office cold case unit, along with the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division, solved a 37
Fourth Grader Sent to ER Due to Bullying
BERKELEY COUNTY, SC (WTAT-TV) – According to stopbullying.gov, 49 percent of children grades 4-12 have reported being bullied in the last month and 30 percent admitted to being the bully.
Flash Flood and Severe Weather Risk in Eastern South Carolina Friday
Yet another strong storm system is approaching the Palmetto State. On a weekend, of course. But this one will bring all rain. And a lot of it. A Flash Flood Watch has been issued for the Pee Dee region of South Carolina through Saturday afternoon, where two to four inches of rain is expected in this
One person killed, another injured in Hampton County wreck
HAMPTON COUNTY, SC (WTOC) - South Carolina Highway Patrol says a deadly crash took place shortly before 5 p.m. Tuesday in Hampton County. Officials say it happened on South Carolina Highway 63, also known as Walterboro Highway, near Sandy Run Road. Troopers say a car and a tractor-trailer truck were
Retirement options forces Barnwell, SC Mayor to step down in January
BARNWELL, S.C. (WJFB) - In less than a month, current Barnwell, South Carolina Mayor Dr. Edward Lemon will step down after nearly 22 years in the top spot. In a decision he called "heartrending," the change will be effective January 1.
Hampton officials say water advisory is lifted
HAMPTON COUNTY, SC - Officials at Hampton County Emergency Management announced Hampton city and county residents no longer have to boil water prior to drinking or cooking. Bacteriological samples have been collected and analyzed from several locations throughout the Town of Hampton, and the results
Former Hampton Co. deputy pleads guilty to domestic violence
ESTILL, S.C. (WSAV) - A former Hampton County Sheriff's Deputy pleaded guilty to domestic violence after choking his ex-girlfriend, a paramedic, while she was working in the Estill Fire Department in May 2017.
Local Results for Dec. 13
Aiken nearly overcame a double-digit deficit, pulling within six points in the fourth quarter before White Knoll pulled away. The Hornets (2-4) play at Thomson (Georgia) on Friday.
Complete reporting on the Denmark water issue
DENMARK – Volunteers with Denmark Citizens for Safe Water, with the help of the Orangeburg and Barnwell Walmart stores, have distributed nearl… Dec 6, 2018. Bamberg County is the home and birthplace to some of South Carolina’s most remarkable people. Jim Harrison, Cleveland Sellers, Bakari Sellers,…
Career criminal sentenced to 20 years for stabbing of Estill man
Estill, S.C. — Justice came for the family of Bobby Atkin's last week in court. In March 2017, Atkins was stabbed to death and died on his mother's doorstep in Estill, S.C. According to the Fourteenth Solicitor's Office, Daniel Lee Fludd killed Atkins after Atkins wouldn't return a gold necklace.
Controlled burn planned at Barnwell State Park
This winter, state fire crews plan to treat up to 148 acres at Barnwell State Park with controlled burns, according to the S.C. Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism. Much of this park has seen decades of fire suppression with years of accumulated combustible fuels.
Driver dies after truck overturns, lands against home in Ravenel
CHARLESTON, SC (WCBD) – One person has died after a car crashed near a home early Wednesday morning. The incident happened along the 5700 block of Glifton Avenue in Ravenel just before 3:00 a.m.
SRP brings financial literacy to Allendale’s classrooms
The Allendale County School District has worked diligently to create partnerships with businesses, industries and churches as a goal of the district’s 3-year strategic plan; SRP Federal Credit Union has a similar goal.
Talk of the Town: Historic Columbia’s holiday house tours
COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - As we move forward for Christmas, you have the chance to step back in time with Historic Columbia. Several events are happening that may interest you. From now until Dec. 30, you can enjoy holiday house tours at the Robert Mills House and Hampton-Preston Mansion. Tour guides wil