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Victim in fatal crash on I-26 identified
According to the sheriff's office, Willams was the driver of the 2005 Cadillac that overturned on the westbound lane at mile marker 182, between Ridgeville and Harleyville in Dorchester County.
Confederate display erected, vandalized; controversy continues in Holly Hill
HOLLY HILL -- Members of three Sons of Confederate Veterans camps gathered at the edge of Holly Hill on Saturday to erect a sign and three flags: American, South Carolinian and Confederate.By Thursday, the display was covered with red graffiti.“I expected it,” said Ronald “Irvin” Shuler of Providenc
Holly Hill man admits turtle smuggling scheme
A Holly Hill man has admitted to his role in an international scheme to smuggle protected turtles between the United States and China.Steven Verren Baker, 38, known by locals as “Turtle Man,” pleaded guilty Tuesday to conspiracy to smuggle wildlife.Evidence shows “Baker was the ringleader of an inte
Cause of fire at Swig & Swine in Summerville under investigation
Firefighters work to extinguish at blaze that damaged Swig & Swine in Summerville early Friday. Dorchester County/ProvidedAuthorities are investigating what caused a fire at Swig & Swine in Summerville early Friday, marking the third time flames have damaged one of the restaurant's locations in less
Highway Patrol: One dead, three in hospital after Cadillac flips on I-26
North Charleston, S.C. (WCIV) —The Highway Patrol reports that a single-vehicle fatal accident occurred around 7:15 p.m. on I-26 at mile marker 183.The location is in Dorchester County between Ridgeville and Harleyville.A driver was killed after the 2005 Cadillac overturned, according to the Highway
Man steals Berkeley County deputy's vehicle, gun minutes after jail release, police say
Davon D. Fuller, 23, was arrested Tuesday, less than 24 hours after Moncks Corner Police say he stole a Berkeley County Sheriff's Office deputy's car from the parking lot of the Hill-Finklea Detention Center. The deputy's service pistol was in the vehicle when Fuller stole the car, police say.
Volvo officially opening its first U.S. plant in South Carolina
Volvo is officially opening the plant Wednesday in Ridgeville.Company officials say 1,500 people should be working there by year's end and 4,000 by the end of 2021, when the plant is scheduled to also make Volvo's new XC90 SUV.Volvo says the plant should be able to make 130,000 vehicles a year when
Mistrial declared for North Charleston man accused of murder
The trial for a North Charleston man accused of murder ended this week without a verdict.A judge granted defense attorney Alex Apostolou's motion for a mistrial before the prosecution had finished presenting its evidence, the attorney said.Apostolou represents Leandra Lamont Bright, a 32-year-old Gw
Orangeburg man guilty of murder; victim shot 6 times in Bamberg robbery
An Orangeburg man has been sentenced to spend the next 30 years in prison for killing a Bamberg man.A Bamberg County jury found Kwamaine Jarelle Ross, 28, of 1007 Adden Street guilty of murder on Thursday.Ross shot and killed Travis Digby Anderson, 24, at a Sanders Street residence in Bamberg.
13-year-old leaves Orangeburg home by window; claims mom hit and kicked her
The girl’s mother stated that when she arrived at the residence, she noticed it was filled with smoke and asked what happened, the report said. She said her daughter ignored her.
Trump, Pence trip details released for Gov. McMaster S.C. campaign stop
They arrive in South Carolina when the governor, the primary's top vote-getter, finds himself in a tighter-than-expected contest with Warren, an unknown before entering the race in mid-February. The runoff is getting nasty as outside political groups launched attack ads at each of the candidate Thur
Colleton Co. man sentenced 40 years in fatal nightclub shooting
COLLETON COUNTY, S.C. (WCBD) - A Colleton County man was found guilty and sentenced to prison for 40 years following a shooting that killed a security guard and injured another in Round O in June 28, 2016.
Volvo to inaugurate SC plant, reveal new sedan Wednesday
At 11 a.m., the company will inaugurate the manufacturing center and reveal its 2019 S60 sedan, which will be the first Volvo ever produced exclusively in the U.S. The vehicle will also be the first Volvo without a diesel engine option.
Orangeburg man guilty of attempted murder
A 26-year-old Orangeburg man pleaded guilty to attempted murder and possessing a firearm during the commission of a violent crime from 2016.On June 13, Ja’vall Radrickus Curry, of 126 Michael St., entered his guilty plea before circuit judge Maite Murphy.She sentenced Curry to five years in prison,
Ringleader of SC-based international turtle smuggling ring behind bars -- again
Steven Verren Baker, 38, of Holly Hill, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to smuggle wildlife after he was caught shipping protected turtles back and forth from Hong Kong to the U.S., according to the statement.
Dorchester County Property Tax Proposal Passes
DORCHESTER COUNTY, SC (WTAT-TV) — Dorchester County has approved their budget for the upcoming budget year and it could mean a tax hike.Amendments to that proposal increase include property tax which means a homeowner living in a house valued at $250,000 would be charged an extra $13 a year.The tota
Cat, cash stolen from Orangeburg hotel
LARRY HARDY/T&D FILESOrangeburg County Sheriff’s OfficeA hotel guest reported Monday that someone stole her cat and cash from her room while she was eating breakfast in the lobby, according to a sheriff’s office incident report.The woman said she put one of her bags in her car and went to the lobby
Cordova man admits burglaries, other crimes
The following charges were dismissed by prosecutors: two counts of criminal conspiracy, two counts of malicious injury to personal property valued at $2,000 or less and one count each of non-violent second-degree burglary and grand larceny.
Berkeley County Sheriff's Office looking for 3 suspects in car break-ins
In the early morning hours of Thursday, June 14, three suspects walked into the neighborhood of Hunter's Bend in Ladson, tested car door handles and took it upon themselves to rummage through unlocked cars, according to the Berkeley County Sheriff's Office.
S.C. man pleads guilty in international reptile-trading scheme
The accused ringleader of a scheme to illegally trade wildlife with Chinese businessmen admitted in court Tuesday that he bought and sold endangered turtles — some, extremely rare — from his home in rural South Carolina.Steven Verren Baker, a 38-year-old Holly Hill resident, faces up to five years i