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SC city knew water treatment chemical was unapproved and continued to use it, lawsuit says

DENMARK, SC (WIS) - A summons for a class-action lawsuit filed against the City of Denmark, SC Thursday says that the city knew that chemical used to treat its water supply has not been approved for use in the United States.

WIS-TV - 2018-11-16 22:54:00

"Barnwell Live Well" is the motto of this rural South Carolina community,

“Barnwell Live Well” is the motto of this rural South Carolina community. Barnwell is a small community with a big history that offers many fun events for visitors and residents.


One dead, one injured following shooting at Voorhees College

Two men were struck by gunfire. Charles Williams, III, 26, later died. Officials are now waiting for autopsy results from Newberry, according to the Coroner's Office.

WJBF.COM - 2018-11-15 02:44:39

Neeses residents charged in Bamberg County burglaries

Ashley Lynn Hutto, 28, and Joseph A. Lubkin, 36, were taken into custody on Monday, according to a sheriff’s office press release.

TIMES AND DEMOCRAT - 2018-11-15 22:28:00

Terrible Q3 Confirms The Worst At Orchids Paper Products

I also want to emphasize that even if Orchids' lenders don't start a bankruptcy, foreclosure or insolvency proceedingthis week, the outcome will be the same.


Aiken man arrested in connection to 6-year-old bringing gun to elementary school

Marquise Ervin, 24, is charged with two counts of unlawful conduct toward a child and simple possession of marijuana, according to jail records.

AIKEN STANDARD - 2018-11-15 19:00:00

Accident with injuries and entrapment reported in Orangeburg Co.

ORANGEBURG, Co.,S.C. (WJBF) - According to a media post by the South Carolina Highway Patrol, (SCHP), there was an accident with injuries involving entrapment in Orangeburg County.

WJBF.COM - 2018-11-16 12:23:13

Man admits lying to officers

Nas Raquan Grant, 20, of 315 Saginaw Drive, Eutawville, pleaded guilty earlier this month to giving false information to law enforcement.

TIMES AND DEMOCRAT - 2018-11-16 01:30:00

Upset Denmark residents sue town for putting unapproved chemical in drinking water

Three residents concerned about how the chemical might affect their health sued the town, seeking damages for what they call “defective water’’ piped to their homes. The suit, the first of others expected over use of the chemical, seeks class action status, meaning any Denmark residents hurt by the

THE STATE - 2018-11-15 23:03:00

Once homeless women find help they need at Nurture Home in Aiken

National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week, which ends Sunday, has a special meaning for Carrie Walker and Ada Darren.

AIKEN STANDARD - 2018-11-15 21:00:00

SC says injecting chemical into drinking water was safe. Researcher skeptical

“We feel it’s safe,’’ said Mike Marcus, a veteran DHEC regulator who runs the agency’s water division. “We do not believe that this has translated into adverse health effects for the users.’’

THE STATE - 2018-11-15 19:16:00

Orangeburg inmate dies in prison; agencies investigate kidnapper’s death

The S.C. Department of Corrections, S.C. Law Enforcement Division and the Dorchester County Coroner’s office are investigating Furtick’s death, Brouthers said.


"We're back and we're here to stay," Tots for Toys registration in Allendale County, others underway

FAIRFAX, S.C. (WJBF) - Across Georgia-Carolina and the nation, Toys for Tots collects toys and then distributes them to families in need for Christmas. Allendale County is no exception.


Student brings firearm in backpack to elementary school in Aiken, school district says

On the way to school, a number of students reported to the bus driver that a younger student had a gun in his backpack, according to the email that was sent to parents.


2 shot after homecoming event at South Carolina college - ABC Columbia

The residential side of the campus was on lockdown, and only students, faculty and staff with proper ID or decal were allowed to enter.2 shot after homecoming event at South Carolina college


Gunman sought in fatal shooting

Charles Williams III, 26, of Locust Avenue, Denmark, died following the shooting incident, according to Bamberg County Coroner Billy Duncan. Duncan said it appears Williams was shot to death.


FBI Involved In Wagener SC Investigation

Agents of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) are involved in an ongoing criminal investigation into the town ofWagener, South Carolina, multiple sources have confirmed to this news site.


"I knew something was up with the water," Halosan injected into Denmark, SC's water, report shows

DENMARK, S.C. (WJBF) - Some residents have complained about their drinking water for years in Denmark, South Carolina.Now an investigation revealsa chemical, most commonly used to disinfect hot tubs, was being injected into the City's drinking water for ten years.


Investigation into Denmark, South Carolina's drinking water underway

Denmark, S.C. (WJBF) - An investigation of Denmark, South Carolina's drinking water is underway after a chemical meant for cleaning hot tubs was found in the water supply.


Suspect wanted in armed robbery of Orangeburg Family Dollar store - ABC Columbia Suspect wanted in armed robbery of Orangeburg Family Dollar store

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