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Kershaw County man arrested after hallucinogenic mushrooms found growing on property
KERSHAW COUNTY, SC (WIS) - Kershaw County Sheriff’s Office Drug Enforcement Unit has arrested a man after a large amount of hallucinogenic mushrooms were found on his property.
Historic Camden unveiling renovated redoubt fort March 9
Historic Camden is celebrating a new permanent exhibit at its campus, 222 Broad St., Camden, on Saturday, March 9 at 11 a.m. next to the Kershaw-Cornwallis House. The site will unveil the renovated Southeast Redoubt and preserved 18th century 6-pound British cannon mounting -- the culmination of a “
SC man led deputies on chase with two toddlers in the back, arrested on drug charges
KERSHAW COUNTY, S.C. — He was out on bond, then lead deputies on a chase in Kershaw County. Now he is facing even more charges, possibly federal. Two kids, ages 2 and 3, were sitting in the back seat when 35-year-old Samuel Jermaine Wilson lead deputies on a brief chase Thursday.
SC resident wins $275k in a scratch-off, plans to take children on vacation
COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) – A Chesnee resident tried their best to remain cool and in control after winning $275,000 playing the South Carolina Education Lottery. The winner plans to pay off their credit cards and start a trust fund for their kids after scratching off the $275,000 win on a Lucky Numbers
Irmo man charged with attempted murder in Augusta Rd. shooting
COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - An Irmo man accused of shooting a woman as the pair rode in a car Thursday morning has been charged with attempted murder. Joseph Randolph Henry, 28, is also charged with possessing a firearm during a violent crime, according to arrest warrants.
Gospel Fest, Heritage tea this weekend
The Multi-Cultural Committee of the Fine Arts Center (FAC) of Kershaw County will hold its 14th annual Gospel Fest on Saturday at 6 p.m. in the Wood Auditorium, 810 Lyttleton St. in Camden and Heritage Tea on Sunday at 3 p.m. to celebrate Black History Month. Tickets for Gospel Fest are $10 each for
More Bi-Lo grocery stores are closing in SC, reportedly two are in the Midlands
Last year the parent company for Bi-Lo closed 94 of its stores across the U.S., and 19 of those supermarkets were in South Carolina, The State reported. On Thursday, Southeastern Grocers announced announced plans to close 22 more of its stores, including 10 located in the Palmetto State, according t
Blue Hose get a 2-for-1 deal by signing Daltons
Every good defense needs a tough guy; an enforcer. In twin brothers Blake and Brock Dalton, Camden had a marshal and a sheriff. Good luck trying to figure out which was which. For the past two-plus falls, the Daltons brought toughness --- a calling card, if you will ---, to the Bulldogs’ defensive u
South Carolina drug dealers arrested
NEWPORT—A pair of South Carolina residents were taken into custody this week in Newport after having active warrants for dealing drugs in their home state. On Tuesday, Feb. 19, Newport police officers were dispatched to CVS in reference to an altercation between a male and female. Upon arrival, Patr
Students at South Carolina school told to pick cotton, sing ‘slave song’ on field trip, report says
A South Carolina mother was outraged after her 10-year-old son was told to pick cotton and sing a “slave song” while on an elementary school field trip -- but the school reportedly defended the activity, saying it was about the "Great Depression."
AT&T names Camden native as North Carolina president
Albert “Trey” Rabon, a Camden native, will be the new state president for AT&T in North Carolina. A 19-year veteran of AT&T and its predecessor companies, Rabon was previously director of legislative Affairs. He succeeds Venessa Harrison, who was named president of AT&T Georgia.
New South Carolina legislation taking aim at coyotes
GREENVILLE, SC (FOX Carolina) - South Carolina state lawmakers have introduced new legislation that could earn you money. The Coyote Bounty Program is for the lawfully capture or killing of adult coyotes.
Two people shot near Broad River in Columbia, deputies say
COLUMBIA, S.C. — Richland County deputies are currently on the scene of a shooting incident in Columbia Thursday afternoon. Deputies say two people were shot on the 1800 block of Longcreek Drive, which is along Broad River in Columbia.
North Central health program may expand county-wide
Health was the theme of the Kerhaw County Board of School Trustees meeting Tuesday night. The board heard two presentations relating to student health -- one by LiveWell Kershaw and the other by representatives with Telehealth.
Tractor trailer driver dies in I-77 crash in Fairfield County
WINNSBORO, S.C. — Troopers say one person is dead after a tractor trailer crashed on Interstate 77 in Winnsboro. The driver, identified as 29-year-old Billy Dogan from Georgia, died when his truck crashed just after 6:15 a.m. Friday near mile marker 41.
15-year-old Crestwood High student dies in Sumter accident
SUMTER, SC (WIS) - The Sumter County Coroner has identified a 15-year-old girl who died in a single-vehicle accident on Thursday. Za’ Mani Fulmore, 15, of Dalzell, died at Prisma Health Tuomey after being involved in the accident. The incident happened on W. Brewington Road in Sumter around 8:16 a.m
Clean County Commission receives Palmetto Pride grant
The Kershaw County Clean County Commission recently received a $5,000 Palmetto Pride Grant to help reduce litter within Kershaw County. “Our objective is simple,” commission member Wanda Swann said in a press release. “We want to make Kershaw County a cleaner and more beautiful community.”
Former Rep. Robert Smalls dies in South Carolina, Feb. 22, 1915
An escaped slave and Civil War hero, Robert Smalls, who served four terms as a representative from South Carolina’s southeastern corner, died in his hometown of Beaufort on this day in 1915 at age 75.
O'Neal Compton, a SC character actor who found Hollywood success in the 1990s, dies at 68
Belton O’Neal Compton Jr., a film and television actor who spent years in Charleston, died Monday. He was 68. O’Neal Compton spent the 1990s in Los Angeles working as a character actor in numerous popular movies, including “Attack of the 50-Foot Woman,” “Made in America,” “Nell,” “Nixon,” “Diaboliqu
Brown doesn’t plan to slow down after signing with Presbyterian
Coaches hardly, if ever, come out and say that they like one of the players on their team better than others. Sometimes, they don’t have to make that sort of statement. For Lugoff-Elgin football coach Matt Campbell, just saying the name Randall Brown causes his eyes to light up while bringing a smil