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Woman sentenced in food stamp fraud

A second Lexington County woman has been sentenced in connection with a food stamp fraud case, S.C. Attorney General Alan Wilson announced Monday. Janet Bunch Oatman was sentenced by Circuit Judge Ed Dickson on the charge of fraudulent acquisition or use of food stamps in an amount greater than $2,0

TIMES AND DEMOCRAT - 2017-11-22 03:30:00

Man stabbed at Orangeburg gas station

Orangeburg County Sheriff's Office A 35-year-old Orangeburg man needed medical attention Wednesday night after being stabbed in his left arm, according to an incident report. The incident occurred at around midnight as the victim was filling up his vehicle at the Quick Pantry on Five Chop Road. A vi

TIMES AND DEMOCRAT - 2017-11-22 13:38:00

Orangeburg is the place for civil rights statue

On a grand pedestal high over the public square in the center of Orangeburg, where my wife and I grew up in the 1940s and '50s, stands the statue of an anonymous Confederate soldier, facing south. I grew up with it but paid it little attention. I didn't revere it or hate it; I just thought it was ni

TIMES AND DEMOCRAT - 2017-11-21 07:00:00

Orangeburg's Christmas gift to so many

The lighting of Children's Garden Christmas and Kids' Walk at Edisto Memorial Gardens on the Monday evening before Thanksgiving became part of the holiday tradition surrounding Orangeburg's now-famous yuletide decor. But this year, for the 25th edition of the garden lights, the city did things a lit


Churches, groups providing Thanksgiving meals

Prayers and feasts of thanksgiving will be offered up this week as community organizations and churches throughout The T&D celebrate the holiday with love. A Thanksgiving meal will be served at noon Wednesday at Williams Chapel AME Church at 1198 Glover St., Orangeburg. A worship service will preced

TIMES AND DEMOCRAT - 2017-11-22 04:30:00

Cold weather shelter keeps focus on warmth over comfort

With temperatures dropping close to freezing this week, those experiencing homelessness are faced with the question of where to find warmth in Spartanburg. Miracle Hill Rescue Mission on North Forest Street near downtown operates the only cold weather shelter in the area - and warmth is the emphasi

SPARTANBURG HERALD-JOURNAL - 2017-11-22 19:12:27

Drew Brees sixth in Pro Bowl voting among fans, third among quarterbacks

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees is sixth among all NFL players in Pro Bowl voting, as of the results at the end of Tuesday. Brees, who ranks third in the NFL in passer rating at 104.3, has accumulated 207,751 votes, placing him third among quarterbacks behind Philadelphia's Carson Wentz (

CITIZEN TRIBUNE - 2017-11-22 22:06:00

Indie Grits Labs Will Host Public Forum Nov. 29

The Indie Grits Labs 2018 Fellowship is set to host a public forum to discuss its Two Cities project. The forum will be at 6 p.m. Nov. 29 at the North Main branch of Richland Library. It is a free event. According to a release, residents will have an opportunity to "meet current IGL Fellows and join

FREE TIMES - 2017-11-22 16:33:00

Exclusive: Dad of 15-year-old killed in LI Yeshiva dorm haunted by mysterious events leading up to 1986 murder

LONG BEACH, NY - Chaim Weiss was the first grandson of a Holocaust survivor; his father, Anton, was born in a displaced persons camp in Germany after World War II. He grew up on Staten Island, but the joy he brought to his family was short-lived. In the early hours of Nov. 1, 1986 - as Halloween fes

PIX11.COM - 2017-11-22 03:21:36

South Nassau honors area veterans at annual celebration

It was nearly standing room only at South Nassau Communities Hospital's on Nov. 10, for the medical center's annual Veterans Day Celebration where only the group of 46 veterans employed at South Nassau and their families, overshadowed the crush of hospital and local elected officials present in its


Local business owners prepare for rush of the holiday season

With the holiday shopping season in full swing, small business owners in Lynbrook and East Rockaway are finding new ways to compete with big-box chains and online retailers. Part of their strategy is to offer incentives to entice residents to shop local, though it is not always easy. "The holiday se


Residents, elected officials respond to GOP tax plan

As she stood in her house on Prospect Avenue, Lynn Mulato said she was shocked to learn that as a homeowner paying already high taxes in East Rockaway for 28 years, she might now pay even more because of new federal tax legislation. "Obviously, we're not happy about it," Mulato said. The U.S. House


Herald is looking for a good man or woman

The Oceanside/Island Park Herald is currently seeking nominations for its annual Person of the Year, to be published in our Year in Review issue on Dec. 28. The Person of the Year is recognized with a front-page article in that edition. All nominations are due by Monday, Dec. 4, at 10 a.m. The soone


Getting to know Laura Gillen

Chairman: John Westerman - attorney for Westerman Ball Ederer Miller Zucker & Sharfstein, LLP Counsel: Keith M. Corbett - lawyer at Harris Beach PLLC and a Malverne Village trustee Executive Director: Brian Muellers - former Nassau County legislator Kevan Abrahams - minority leader of the Nassau C


Lynbrook resident, NYPD recruit dies at 23 of leukemia

A Lynbrook man who was training in the academy of the New York City Police Department died after a short battle with Leukemia on Nov. 14. He was 23. Jake Siciliano was diagnosed with leukemia in October. He died at Mount Sinai Hospital in Manhattan, his fiancee, Ashlee Ragusano, wrote in a statement


Remembering a brother: Michael Edwards 1943 - 2017

Michael was 8 when I was born. I came into the world when Dwight D. Eisenhower was president, and when Elvis Presley rattled his way into a world that shook, wiggled and rocked. That is the way that I continue to remember my brother. Even late in his life, when he was dealing with Alzheimer's and he


Small Business Saturday 2017: Deals and discounts in and around Ogden

The day after Black Friday is a big one for small businesses across the country as they participate in a movement aimed at encouraging shoppers to support their local independent entrepreneurs during the weekend typically dominated by big-box chains. But the benefits of shopping local have a much gr

OGDEN STANDARD-EXAMINER - 2017-11-22 13:15:00

Weber County Sheriff release name of woman killed in Tuesday car crash

WEBER COUNTY - Police released the name of a woman killed in a Tuesday car crash in Weber County. Amber Lawrence, 32, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash, according to Sgt. Matt Jensen with the Weber County Sheriff's Office. Lawrence was a resident of Layton. A 33-year-old man who was dri

OGDEN STANDARD-EXAMINER - 2017-11-22 19:33:00

19-year-old dead; Layton teen in custody after Sunset shooting

SUNSET - A 19-year-old man was shot to death inside the home of a relative Tuesday. Detectives are investigating the death of Hunter Woodson as a homicide, said Sunset Police Chief Ken Eborn. A 17-year-old Layton boy was taken in custody, and police were interviewing another teen witness Tuesday. "T

DESERET NEWS - 2017-11-22 04:40:00

Fatal Weber County crash victim identified

(KUTV) The female passenger who was killed in a car crash on Tuesday has been identified as 32-year-old Amber Lawrence, who is from Layton, Utah. Traffic investigators estimated the male driver was driving approximately 100 miles per hour when the rollover occurred. The male driver is in stable cond

KUTV - 2017-11-22 11:37:42