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Missing man's body found in Orangeburg

HewettSOURCE: COLUMBIA POLICE DEPARTMENTA 62-year-old man who was reported missing in Columbia was found dead in Orangeburg County over the weekend.Hours after the Columbia Police Department released a photo of John Hewett and asked for the public’s assistance in helping find him, someone discovered

TIMES AND DEMOCRAT - 2018-10-22 22:52:00

CPD: Missing 62-year-old man found dead in Orangeburg

COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - A Columbia man who was reported missing last week was found dead in Orangeburg County over the weekend, according to Columbia Police.

WIS-TV - 2018-10-22 15:40:00

Bamberg man: Date stole car in Orangeburg

Orangeburg County Sheriff's OfficeOrangeburg Department of Public SafetyA Bamberg man came to Orangeburg for a date he arranged online. He ended up without his date and without his dad’s vehicle, according to an incident report.The Bamberg man told officers that he met a person he knows only as Mike

TIMES AND DEMOCRAT - 2018-10-22 22:00:00

VIDEO: 1 charged after teen choked with a belt on school bus, deputies say

ORANGEBURG, S.C. (WSPA) - In an incident caught on video, a South Carolina student is accused of choking another student with a belt on a school bus.

CBS17 - 2018-10-21 21:32:16

Man accused of breaking into house

An Orangeburg man is facing a burglary charge after security cameras allegedly captured video of him inside a vacant house, according to an Orangeburg Department of Public Safety arrest warrant.Michael Wayne Kirkpatrick, 63, is charged with second-degree burglary.His arrest warrant accuses him of un

TIMES AND DEMOCRAT - 2018-10-22 21:45:00

Police apprehend suspect following home invasion that left Lowcountry realtor dead

During the investigation Elijah Prioleau, Jr., 24, was identified as a suspect.Officers received information that Prioleau was at a residence on East Surrey Drive, according to Public Information Officer Spencery Pryor.

COUNTON2.COM - 2018-10-22 17:40:38

Calhoun, Orangeburg counties welcome I-26 widening plans; development official says, ‘It’s about time’

The S.C. Department of Transportation's decision to eventually widen Interstate 26 from the Columbia area to the Charleston area is being welcomed by development officials in Orangeburg and Calhoun counties."It is about time," Calhoun County Development Commission Executive Director Pat Black said."

TIMES AND DEMOCRAT - 2018-10-23 02:45:00

Making Orangeburg County school pay equal may cost $1.8M-plus

It will cost at least $1.8 million to equalize salaries once Orangeburg County’s three school districts are merged into one, an Orangeburg Consolidation Transition Committee official says. That may lead to a tax increase."When we looked at equalization, we were trying to make sure we could equalize


Customer orders 2 waters, leaves $10,000 tip at NC restaurant

GREENVILLE, NC (RNN) - A waitress at a popular hot dog restaurant in North Carolina received a huge shock when a customer left her a $10,000 cash tip, which she then chose to split with her coworkers. A man, later identified as YouTube star Mr. Beast, walked into Sup Dogs in Greenville, NC, over the

WIS-TV - 2018-10-22 07:55:17

Body found in Orangeburg identified as missing Columbia man - ABC Columbia

#CPDUpdate| Sad news to pass along. Per the Orangeburg County Coroner, John Hewett who was reported missing last week in CPD's jurisdiction was located deceased over the weekend in Orangeburg County. The O'burg Co. SO is investigating..pic.twitter.com/tZpYE6Dcqz— Columbia Police Dept (@ColumbiaPDSC)

ABCCOLUMBIA.COM - 2018-10-22 15:52:51

Butler part of national mayors conference; Orangeburg mayor says homelessness was a key topic

Orangeburg Mayor Michael Butler describes his attendance at the United States Conference of Mayors in Columbia as an invaluable experience.“It was just as I expected, rich and rewarding," Butler said. "The topics varied and were timely. I got a lot out of the event and I believe I will be able to im

TIMES AND DEMOCRAT - 2018-10-21 12:00:00

South Carolina State Fair tops 2017 attendance despite storm

That's up more than 16,000 visitors from last year, even though the fair was closed Oct. 11 by the weather.

WPDE.COM - 2018-10-22 10:59:08

Deputies: Suspect wanted for indecent exposure in Orangeburg County

“We’re asking that if anyone has any information on this individual, please contact us,” the sheriff said. “This individual needs to be identified.”


Coroner identifies woman shot and killed in early Saturday morning shooting

The coroner said autopsy results show that Jerri Lynn Sigmon, 25, of West Columbia died from a single gunshot wound to the head.

WIS-TV - 2018-10-21 15:12:00

Search Underway for Escaped Inmate Serving Time for Richland County Kidnapping

Florence, SC (WLTX) — An inmate serving time for kidnapping in Richland County walked off a Pee Dee corrections facility Sunday morning, according to officials with the S.C. Department of Corrections (SCDOC).

WLTX.COM - 2018-10-21 15:01:24

Man exposed himself to woman at Orangeburg County gas station, deputies say

Orangeburg County, SC (WLTX) - Orangeburg deputies are asking for the public's help to identify an indecent exposure suspect. A female employee at The Station said a man came up to the customer window around 1 p.m. September 5. She greeted the customer who then reportedly drew attention to his priva


Calhoun County property transfers (copy)

The following property transfers are on file at the Calhoun County Courthouse for Oct. 8-12:Harry L. Ott III aned Linda F. Ott to Russell Ott, TMS 045-00-00-004, $5.Harry L. Ott III aned Linda F. Ott to Kevin F. Ott, TMS 045-00-00-004, $5.

TIMES AND DEMOCRAT - 2018-10-22 04:00:00

Suspect sought after man shot, injured outside Orangeburg apartment

An Orangeburg man is recovering from gunshot wounds he received on Wednesday night, according to an Orangeburg County Sheriff’s Office incident report.Investigators are trying to locate the person who shot the 31-year-old man outside of a Judicial Circuit apartment just after 9 p.m. The victim only


Coroner IDs 25-year-old West Columbia woman as victim in fatal shooting near Farrow Road

The Richland County Coroner has identified the female victim who died following a shooting Saturday morning. Twenty-five-year-old Jerri Lynn Sigmon of West Columbia died from a gunshot wound to the head. She was transported from the scene to Palmetto Health Richland Memorial Hospital where she died


Orangeburg teen arrested after video shows student being choked with a belt on a school bus

ORANGEBURG, SC (WOLO,WCSC) – An Orangeburg teenager faces charges of assault and battery after a video surfaced showing a student being choked by a belt on a school bus.