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S.C. offers free tech ed: Bamberg, Orangeburg residents among those eligible for ‘Promise’

Recent high school graduates from several area counties are now eligible for free or low-cost tuition at the state’s technical collegesThe new SC Promise Scholarship is designed to ensure a quality higher education is affordable and accessible to students living in some of the state’s poorest school

TIMES AND DEMOCRAT - 2018-07-16 03:30:00

2nd suspect identified in Aiken Circle K robbery

The first suspect, 17-year-old Timothy Trapp McRae, was arrested in Richland County on June 18th on unrelated charges.

WJBF.COM - 2018-07-16 19:59:47

SCDC: NC woman tried to smuggle 80 grams of meth into Tyger River Correctional

Prison officials say a woman tried to smuggle meth into a medium-security prison in Enoree.Christy Lynn Curtis, 37, of 2 Forest Hill Court, Granite Falls, North Carolina, was arrested Sunday and charged with attempting to furnish a prisoner with contraband, conspiracy and trafficking methamphetamine

INDEX-JOURNAL - 2018-07-16 19:25:00

1 killed, teen driver and 3 others injured when car hits SC building

Then crash happened around 4 a.m. Saturday in Bamberg County, about 60 miles south of Columbia, according to Lance Cpl. Matt Southern of the S.C. Highway Patrol.


Warrenville man charged in sexual assault investigation involving juvenile

A Warrenville man was charged Saturday in connection with a sexual assault investigation involving a 12-year-old girl.Robert Anthony Strang, 35, is charged with second-degree criminal sexual conduct with a minor - victim 11 to 14 years of age - and third-degree criminal sexual conduct, according to

AIKEN STANDARD - 2018-07-16 14:20:00

OCSO: Child’s skull fractured; girl in protective custody after injuries reported

The father decided the wait was too long, the report said. He decided to leave before the child could see a doctor with plans to take the child to a pediatric doctor the next morning, the report states.

TIMES AND DEMOCRAT - 2018-07-17 02:30:00

Midlands man died of heat stroke. He was found 4 days later.

Kershaw County Coroner David West on Monday identified the victim as George James “Jimmy” Clark, 77, of Williams Road in Camden.

THE STATE - 2018-07-16 08:48:00

Mentally ill man staying in prison; Calhoun County resident slashed woman’s throat

The incident occurred Sept. 30, 2014 when the victim was visiting Winston’s residence. The woman said she was attempting to leave when she was grabbed from behind, her head was pulled back and her throat was slashed.

TIMES AND DEMOCRAT - 2018-07-17 03:30:00

Person found dead in Allendale; shot multiple times

ALLENDALE, S.C.(WJBF) - An investigation is underway into the death of an 18-year old.Allendale Deputy Coroner Willia Jennings says Kelvin Ramone Creech was found dead, Friday afternoon around 12:52 p.m.Creech's body was discovered on Bing Street near Mill Street with multiple gun shot wounds.SLED i


Today's events for July 16

TODAYDisney Karaokewill be held at 7 p.m. today at the Nancy Carson Library, 135 Edgefield Road, North Augusta. Sixth- through 12th-graders will be able to perform their favorite Disney tunes. For more information, visitabbe-lib.org.TheCivil War Round Table of Augustawill meet from 6 to 8 p.m. today

AIKEN STANDARD - 2018-07-16 10:00:00

Today's events for July 15

TODAYAnopen housewill be held from 2 to 4 p.m. today at the Old Girl Scout Cabin, 6059 Mint St., Warrenville. There will be refreshments and door prizes.Tru Destiny will hold aBack-to-School Bashfrom 2 to 5 p.m. today at Perry Park, 720 Abbeville Ave. Children in grades K-12 can receive a bookbag fi

AIKEN STANDARD - 2018-07-15 10:00:00

Teen Killed in Early Morning Crash in Bamberg County

LOCALTeen Killed in Early Morning Crash in Bamberg CountyAccording to troopers the car was headed east on Ehrhardt Road when it ran off the right side of the road and struck a building.Bamberg, SC (WLTX) A teen has died after an early morning accident in Bamberg county.According to Lance Cpl. Matt S


In Photos: 2018 Watermelon Field Day

Dr. Gilbert Miller, left, researcher with Clemson University's Edisto Research and Education Center, sits in front of his watermelon stress ball and other materials alongside Matt Cutulle of the Coastal Research and Education Center in Charleston.T&D Correspondent Ron Baxley


Team Takeover wins 2018 Peach Jam title

"It means everything in the world," Bacot said. "This is the most prestigious summer tournament and for us to win it is huge. We played as a team. We didn't go specifically for statistics, we just wanted to win, and I think that made the difference."

WJBF.COM - 2018-07-16 00:03:49

One person dies after car hits building in Bamberg County

EHRHARDT, S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) -- The South Carolina Highway Patrol said one person has died after a crash in Ehrhardt, S.C. overnight.


Orangeburg County sheriff: Fake captain demanding cash

Orangeburg County Sheriff Leroy Ravenell says that a scammer is posing as representative of his office and demanding court fines from innocent people.County residents have received calls from a "Capt. Green" stating they have missed court and will be fined $1,200."This is a scam of the worst kind, a


Officers investigating fatal shooting in Allendale

According to Police Chief John Sullivan, officers, SLED agents and Crime Scene Unit are headed to the scene.


Wreck takes landmark sign out of business

Buy NowThe Whiskey Road sign marking the spot for H. Odell Weeks Activities Center is gone, for the moment, in the wake of a traffic mishap that occurred Friday morning.Staff photo by Holly Kemp


North Augusta man dead following Saturday night crash

Sunday, July 15, 2018\AIKEN COUNTY, S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) -- A North Augusta man is dead following a single-car crash on Jefferson Davis Highway Saturday night.In a news release, Aiken County Coroner Tim Carlton says 79-year-old Harold Lanier was driving a 2002 Chevrolet pickup truck north near Sudlow La

WRDW-TV - 2018-07-15 09:54:00

Central/Clemson outlasts Orangeburg Dixie Minors AAA All-Stars, 12-11, in state tournament

MONCKS CORNER – The Orangeburg AAA Dixie Youth All-Stars rebounded from an 11-5 deficit to tie their opening game in the South Carolina AAA Dixie Youth Baseball State Tournament at 11-11, before falling 12-11 to Central/Clemson on a walk-off, bases-loaded walk at the Moncks Corner Regional Recreatio