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$300,000 Palmetto Cash 5 ticket sold in Orangeburg

COLUMBIA - Someone in Orangeburg won $300,000 on Friday. The lucky Palmetto Cash 5 ticket was bought at Gaz-Bah #14, at 951 Chestnut St. in Orangeburg. The Palmetto Cash 5 ticket matched all five numbers drawn on Friday, January 12, for a prize of $300,000. The ticket holder "Powered-Up" for an addi

TIMES AND DEMOCRAT - 2018-01-15 16:06:00

King's visit to Orangeburg 'turned our world around'

For all the fame he achieved during his lifetime, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. didn't forget the importance of communities like Orangeburg to the civil rights movement. In fact, he helped personally energize the movement here at a time when its hopes were at an all-time low. "It was 1964, or

TIMES AND DEMOCRAT - 2018-01-15 04:30:00

Orangeburg ticket wins $300,000

Another big-money lottery ticket has been purchased from a store in The T&D Region. The S.C. Education Lottery Commission announced Monday that $300,000 was won by a customer playing a Palmetto Cash 5 ticket purchased at Gaz-Bah #14 at 951 Chestnut St. in Orangeburg. The Palmetto Cash 5 ticket match

TIMES AND DEMOCRAT - 2018-01-16 03:45:00

Dream then and now for Orangeburg

Martin Luther King Jr. understood the power of words inside an American system in need of change. Orangeburg was a key player, a place with people and events that are chronicled as significant in the civil rights movement. Our home today remains a litmus test of King's dream of a colorblind society.

TIMES AND DEMOCRAT - 2018-01-15 08:00:00

Orangeburg leaders say King's advocacy for economic, social justice must not be forgotten

Orangeburg community leaders say Martin Luther King Jr.'s advocacy for social and economic justice must not be forgotten amid current missions and challenges. The civil rights pioneer's bravery and nonviolent call for change during the the 1950s and 1960s were among the defining characteristics of h

TIMES AND DEMOCRAT - 2018-01-15 04:30:00

Local farmers join hemp research effort

Chapin resident Albert Bueno has little to no farming experience. "I did not see the future in it," Bueno said. Instead, the 60-year-old worked for years in the corporate world as chief executive officer of a Chapin-based pre-employment drug testing/screening company. After logging over three millio

TIMES AND DEMOCRAT - 2018-01-16 03:45:00

Richland Northeast girls hold off Ridge View

COLUMBIA (WACH) -- In the second week of Rush's High School Hoops Richland Northeast played host to Ridge View. In the Girl's game, RNE jumped out to an early lead, but Ridge View wasn't going to go quietly. After a couple of scoring runs closed the gap to just 8 points took back control of the gam

WACH.COM - 2018-01-15 08:54:25

Mayor thanks firefighters who responded to downtown blaze

HOLLY HILL -- Mayor William Johnson expressed his appreciation for the help that area fire departments provided during the recent blaze that destroyed three businesses in the town. "Today we had to deal with three businesses burn," Johnson said at the Jan. 8 Holly Hill Town Council meeting. "We don'

TIMES AND DEMOCRAT - 2018-01-15 04:30:00

Newport mayor credits police chief's work ethic for reduced crime

NEWPORT, Ky. (WKRC) - So far this year, there have been five homicides in Cincinnati compared with two by this time last year. But another smaller Tri-State city has had an unusually non-violent few years. Last month, a taxi cab driver was shot and killed in Newport. It was a crime centered around d

WKRC - 2018-01-15 18:19:05

What's going on at Newport site suggested for FC Cincinnati stadium?

Over the past several months, you might have seen crews doing sewer work on the Newport site proposed for a soccer stadium to host FC Cincinnati. It's one of the first signs of activity in a long time on the bare patch of land at the confluence of the Ohio and Licking rivers. Speculation on the fat

CINCINNATI.COM - 2018-01-15 15:14:15

Police: Woman arrested in connection with OTR homicide

A 26-year-old woman was arrested Monday in connection with a Jan. 11 homicide in Over-the-Rhine, police report. Cincinnati police said Ashley Freeny was arrested on an open murder warrant. Police said she was arrested in connection to the shooting death of Briyona Ragland, 26. On Jan. 11, police re

CINCINNATI.COM - 2018-01-15 19:43:04

Arrest made in Over-the-Rhine apartment slaying

An arrest has been made after a 26-year-old woman was found dead in an Over-the-Rhine apartment. Ashley Freeny, 26, was arrested in connection with the Jan. 11 shooting death of Briyona Ragland. Ragland, 26, was found dead inside of her building Thursday in at 14 East McMicken Avenue. Freeny was

WLWT 5 - 2018-01-15 19:44:00

Police seek 2 who bound, robbed residents inside Westwood home

Cincinnati police are looking for two men suspected of breaking into a home and robbing the people inside. Police said the burglary happened just after 10 p.m. Saturday at a home on Carmel Terrace in Westwood. The men allegedly got inside the home, robbed the occupants and then restrained them with

WLWT 5 - 2018-01-15 04:06:00

Police arrest a suspect in OTR woman's murder

CINCINNATI (WKRC) - Cincinnati Police and the Fugitive Apprehension Squad arrested the suspect in an Over-the-Rhine shooting death. Ashley Freeny is charged with murder. Freeny, 26, is accused of shooting and killing Briyona Ragland at her East McMicken Avenue apartment on January 11. Emergency crew

WKRC - 2018-01-15 14:19:01

No IV bags? Cincy hospitals say they are adapting to shortage through flu season

Rockland and Westchester hospitals are confident that patient care will not be negatively impacted amid a severe flu season because of a national shortage of IV bags due to hurricane related storm damage to the manufacturing plants. As hospitals in Greater Cincinnati and across the country cope wi

CINCINNATI.COM - 2018-01-15 15:16:24

Shelter director says turning away family with 9-month-old baby exposes problem in NKY

COVINGTON, Ky. (WKRC) - The director of an emergency shelter in Northern Kentucky said Monday that there aren't adequate emergency shelters for families in the area after her staff had to turn away a family with a 9-month-old baby. On Sunday night, Robert Clark and his fiancee, Jaquita Moore, were t

WKRC - 2018-01-15 19:00:13

Polygamy Alley's curious history in Uptown Butte

In early Butte - and into modern times in some places - the alleys were typically lined by businesses or homes with no other address than the alley. Many such alleys were simply referred to by the name of an adjacent street, such as South Main Alley (which evolved to China Alley) or East Granite All

MONTANA STANDARD - 2018-01-15 13:00:00

Homeless shelter in Uptown Butte focuses on finding housing for clients

Jed Hammond plans to soon walk more than 6 miles in Butte to apply for a job. His trek will begin at the emergency homeless shelter operated since mid-November by Action Inc. in the agency's 22,000-square-foot building at the corner of Main and Quartz in Uptown Butte. Hammond, 46, said Friday he's b

MONTANA STANDARD - 2018-01-15 00:00:00

Gianforte brings commendations for Butte veterans Lawson, Lyons

"Thank you for your service." Those words came frequently from the lips of U.S. Rep. Greg Gianforte Friday morning as he visited the Marine Corps League's Butte headquarters - "the hooch" - to present congressional commendations. More than 50 veterans and family members attended, filling the little


BIG BROTHERS & SISTERS-BUTTE - Ad from 2018-01-14

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MONTANA STANDARD - 2018-01-14 14:22:42