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Woman pleads guilty in MSC embezzlement case

A circuit court judge sentenced Stacey Heather Grein, 45, of Camden, on Dec. 3 for pleading guilty to one count of breach of trust with fraudulent intent, value $10,000 or more. The charge arose in April 2017 following allegations Grein embezzled around $60,000 from the Montessori School of Camden (

CHRONICLE-INDEPENDENT.COM - 2018-12-11 00:01:00

Dead body found in pond at Finlay Park in Columbia

Columbia Police are investigating the details into a dead body found floating in a pond in Finlay Park Friday morning. The Richland County Coroner’s Office, Columbia Fire as well as the Richland County Sheriff’s Department were on the scene to pull the body out of the water and determine what happen

WACH.COM - 2018-12-15 09:45:54

Column: Camden holiday greetings

It is such an honor to bring you holiday greetings again this year from the city of Camden, South Carolina. May you and your family be blessed with all the glory of this beautiful season.

CHRONICLE-INDEPENDENT.COM - 2018-12-10 22:21:00

Crack cocaine, marijuana lands four Sumter brothers in jail

Sumter, SC (WLTX) - Four brothers are facing multiple charges after drugs and money turned up during a recent house search. Sumter police say marijuana, crack cocaine, drug paraphernalia and $3,500 cash were found inside a residence on South Guignard Drive this week.

WLTX.COM - 2018-12-14 22:52:00

'Armed and dangerous' Richland County man sought in murder of 19-year-old

Columbia, SC (WLTX) - Richland County deputies say a murder suspect is on the run, and they are asking for the public's help to find him. Tyshawn Carrigan is wanted in connection to the death of 19-year-old Jayguan Hughes, who was shot on the 1800 block of Crestview Avenue on November 26.

WLTX.COM - 2018-12-14 18:28:00

Editorial: People make government

Camden City Council, Kershaw County Council and the Kershaw County Board of School Trustees meet tonight for their final meetings of the year. If the meeting agendas are any indication, all three bodies should be starting 2019 with some interesting projects on their respective plates.

CHRONICLE-INDEPENDENT.COM - 2018-12-10 22:15:00

MSC elects new board of directors

The Montessori School of Camden (MSC) held its first election of board members since it became a public charter school last July. The new board members took office at the conclusion of the annual general meeting on November 26. The school had been governed until then by the charter committee that ha

CHRONICLE-INDEPENDENT.COM - 2018-12-11 00:13:00

Man arrested after attempting to hide in tree after chase

LYNCHBURG, SC (WIS) - The Lee County Sheriff’s Office arrested a man Friday night after leading deputies on a high-speed chase. The driver of the car sped down Highway 76 and made his way to Back Swamp Road. During the chase, the drive would lose control of the vehicle on a curve and crash. The driv

WIS-TV - 2018-12-15 16:33:00

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

PEOPLE - 2018-12-13 23:03:00

Health clinic increases class time and graduation rate in Kershaw County school

KERSHAW COUNTY, SC (WIS) - The students at North Central High School commute to school from 6 different zip codes. Many of their parents work shift work and can’t leave in the middle of the day to take their kid to the doctor. It’s been a problem there for years. But now administrators have a soluti

WIS-TV - 2018-12-12 01:24:00

Officials investigating after body found at Finlay Park in Columbia

COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - Officials are on the scene at Finlay Park where an unresponsive male was found in a body of water. The Richland County Coroner’s Office, Columbia Fire, RCSD, and Columbia Police are working to determine what happened.

WIS-TV - 2018-12-14 17:14:00

CPD: Suspect arrested in connection to Ardincaple Drive murder

COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - Columbia Police Department Investigators have arrested a 22-year-old man in connection with last weekend’s shooting death on Ardincaple Drive. Marcel Leon Dillon, II was arrested Thursday night at the 3400 block of Belvedere Drive. CPD, the United States Marshals Service’s Opera

WIS-TV - 2018-12-14 16:43:00

Woman dies after single-vehicle accident in Kershaw County

KERSHAW COUNTY, SC (WIS) - Officials in Kershaw County have identified a woman who died in a single-vehicle collision on Wednesday. According to Kershaw County Coroner David West, 48-year-old Ginger Nicole Jenkins was driving west on Old George Town Road when her vehicle ran off the right side of th

WIS-TV - 2018-12-06 21:07:00

Heavy rains close some streets along South Carolina coast

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Heavy rains have closed some streets near the South Carolina coast. The National Weather Service issued a flash flood warning for Charleston through midday Friday because of the heavy rains, causing problems given the city's usual drainage problems.

ROANOKE TIMES - 2018-12-14 15:33:22

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

WJCT.ORG - 2018-12-14 08:07:53

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.

WLTX.COM - 2018-12-14 14:01:00

Calls saying you must pay to avoid arrest are fake, Kershaw deputies say

Kershaw County, SC (WLTX) - Kershaw County deputies say a call that says you could be arrested if you don't pay them money is bogus. The sheriff's department posted on Facebook that they've been "inundated" with calls from people who have received calls from someone stating that the Sheriff's Office

WLTX.COM - 2018-12-12 20:13:00

Four armed men robbed gas station in Sumter, police say

Sumter, SC (WLTX) - Four suspects are wanted for an armed robbery in Sumter earlier this month. Sumter police say the four men, all armed, stole an undetermined amount of money from the Speedway at 101 Broad Street around 9 p.m. November 29. Two of the men, one unmasked, were caught on video surveil

WLTX.COM - 2018-12-12 18:20:00

Sumter County deputies find stolen SUV with gifts inside

SUMTER, SC (WIS) - Sumter County deputies have found a missing SUV with gifts inside. They say it was stolen Monday night from the owner’s yard on Highway 15 South. Deputies say the family’s Christmas gifts were in the back of the vehicle at the time of the incident. There is no word yet on where th

WIS-TV - 2018-12-12 15:04:00

"It shows love" Richland County deputies sharing holiday cheer at traffic stops

EASTOVER, S.C. — More people than usual got pulled over by Richland County deputies for speeding Wednesday in Eastover. They're reminding people to slow down, but to also feel loved this holiday season.

WACH.COM - 2018-12-12 17:46:12