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Judge orders mental review in South Carolina police ambush shooting case

FLORENCE, S.C. - A judge has ordered a man who authorities say killed two police officers in an ambush from his upscale South Carolina home to have a mental examination. [ALSO READ: Man charged with shooting 7 SC officers blames PTSD, letter says]


Cheating Scandal Rocks University of South Carolina Business School

An associated dean at the Darla Moore School of Business informed faculty members of a major cheating scandal at the University of South Carolina’s signature campus. According to an email from Janice Breuer Bass, an economics professor and associate dean of undergraduate programs, the latest scandal


Poland to speak at Edgefield Preservation Association meeting

The public is invited to the Edgefield Preservation Association (EPA) meeting at 3 p.m. Sunday in the Lynch Building Annex of the Tompkins Library, 104 Courthouse Square, Edgefield.


COLLEGE NOTEBOOK: South Carolina, Clemson baseball have midweek games

COLUMBIA – The University of South Carolina baseball team will make its first-ever trip to SRP Park in North Augusta on Tuesday, as the Gamecocks face Charleston Southern at 7 p.m. in a neutral-site contest.


Tornado Warning issued for Columbia, Edgefield, Saluda, McCormick counties

A Tornado Warning is in effect for northeastern Columbia County, Edgefield County, Saluda County and southeastern McCormick County until 1 p.m. According to the National Weather Service, a tornado warning means tornado has been sighted or indicated by weather radar.


South Carolina woman discovers 'snake convention' on her porch

AIKEN, S.C. (FOX 13) - A South Carolina woman discovered a party of six snakes on her back porch. Andrea Dick of Aiken, South Carolina was startled to find the snakes on her porch Friday morning. She went on social media to ask for help, saying she spotted the “snake convention” on her porch while s


Family charged with scheme to get Masters tickets for resale

AUGUSTA, Ga. – Four members of a Texas family are facing federal charges in what prosecutors say was a scheme that used stolen identities to get tickets to the Masters golf tournament, then resell those tickets at a healthy profit.


Fatal Fiery Crash on Hwy 23 West

A 2008 Freightliner truck pulling a trailer was involved in a fatal fiery crash on Hwy 23 West near Flat Rock Road in Edgefield, Tuesday, April 16. According to the SC Highway Patrol, the truck was traveling north on Hwy 23 around 7:00 in the evening when the driver went off the right side of the ro


Aiken man allegedly threatens to set fire to patrol car and officers, reports show

An Aiken man has been charged with malicious injury to property and threatening public officials, according to records from the Aiken County Sheriff's Office. Witnesses called police claiming that Tayquon Abney, 24, was beating a female victim inside an Aiken residence. When witnesses hid the female


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Child dies, three others injured in Aiken Co. crash

AIKEN COUNTY, SC (WIS) - A 4-year-old child has died after a crash Sunday afternoon in Aiken County. According to the Aiken County Coroner’s Office, Kylee Vinson died at the scene of a collision that happened around 12:30 p.m. on SC Highway 302 just east of Burkelo Road.


4-year-old killed in Easter Sunday vehicle accident on SC Highway 4

AIKEN, S.C. (WOLO) – Highway Patrol says a 4-year-old was killed after a single vehicle collision on Easter Sunday. Aiken County Coroner’s Office says Kylee Vinson, 4, died on scene.


South Aiken among area teams preparing for state baseball playoffs

AIKEN, S.C. - The state baseball playoffs begin this week for area high school teams in both Georgia and South Carolina. In South Carolina, teams will begin play in four-team District Tournaments. District Tournament winners will advance to the Upper State and Lower State Tournaments. The winners wi


Investigators search for runaway Evans teen

EVANS, Ga. (WJBF) - Investigators in Evans are searching for a runaway teen. 16-year-old Leila Kinlaw was last seen at her home on Thursday, April 18 at 9:30 p.m. Officials say she left behind a note and her cellphone.


WEDDING: Wise – Brown

Tina L. Brown of Aiken, SC, and Robert S. Wise of Aiken, SC, were married April 13, 2019, at the Victorian Wedding Chapel. The Rev. Jerry Corbett officiated. The bride is a daughter of Albert Stroman of Wagener. She is a granddaughter of the late Ruth Stroman.


Aiken City Council approves first reading of major downtown-area rezoning ordinance

The Aiken City Council on Monday took the first big step to rezone a 10-block area near the city's downtown shopping-and-dining hub. City Council that night unanimously approved the first reading of an ordinance to rezone more than 100 parcels between Union Street, Williamsburg Street, Park Avenue a


South Carolina received $78.7 million in tobacco settlement funds

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WCBD) – The South Carolina Attorney General’s Office on Monday announced the state has secured $78,723,031.53 in its share of the annual tobacco Master Settlement Agreement (“MSA”) Payment.


'She never mentioned anything about bullying' teacher says about 5th grader

WLTX is reviewing dozens of documents, statements, and interviews the Colleton County Sheriff's Office released late Friday about the death investigation of Raniya Wright. Wright, a 5th grader at Forest Hills Elementary, died last month after being involved in a classroom altercation.


A fairy tale romance cut short: McCormick woman grappling with husband's death

Johnathan Clegg was 16 when he realized that he needed to learn how to dance. He was at the Plum Branch Saddle Club with family — grandmother Miriam Laswell among them. “I stopped dancing and he said, ‘Granny?’ I said, ‘What baby?’, and he said, ‘Teach me how to dance,’” Laswell said. “I said, ‘Hone


South Carolina teachers calling out of work May 1 to march on Statehouse

Public school teachers across South Carolina plan to leave work and protest in Columbia on May 1 demanding higher wages, smaller classroom sizes and other changes to their working conditions.