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Woman says she was hit, shot at

A woman claims an Orangeburg man punched her and then fired a gun at her several times, according to an OCSO incident report. Deputies responded to the Regional Medical Center at about 10:30 p.m. Monday, where a woman was undergoing treatment for a contusion on her right cheek and redness on her upp

TIMES AND DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-20 03:30:00

Report: Orangeburg man injured when girlfriend dumps boiling peanuts on him

Orangeburg County EMS treated a Seawright Street man on Tuesday after his long-time girlfriend allegedly dumped a pot of boiling peanuts on him. The man told deputies he was sleeping in his bed but woke up to boiling water on him, according to a sheriff's office incident report. He said that when hi

TIMES AND DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-20 20:57:00

OPTP to host vocal master class

The Orangeburg Part-Time Players will host a vocal performance master class with local voice instructor Debbie Lingle from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 30, at the BlueBird Theatre in downtown Orangeburg. This interactive class is open to individuals 10 years of age and older and is $5 for OPTP member

TIMES AND DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-20 03:15:00

FUMC to host fine arts concert

First United Methodist Church Morristown will be hosting a fine arts concert featuring Aaron Boaz, violinist, and Krista Wallace-Boaz, pianist, on Thursday, Sept. 21 at 7:30 p.m. The duo will be performing an hour-long program featuring a variety of musical selections, such as classical pieces by Mo

CITIZEN TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 15:25:00

Melania Trump to UN: 'Come together' for good of children

Click on the button below to set up your account or log in if you already have one. NEW YORK (AP) - First lady Melania Trump on Wednesday called on world leaders to come together for the good of their children, delivering her first public remarks at the United Nations as the White House works to str

TIMES AND DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-20 18:14:15

Government seeks prison time for Weiner in sexting case

NEW YORK (AP) - Federal prosecutors say former congressman Anthony Weiner should go to prison for about two years for engaging in sexting with a 15-year-old girl. Prosecutors filed papers in Manhattan federal court Wednesday urging a judge to send a message at sentencing Monday. The 53-year-old New

TIMES AND DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-20 16:22:31

Nikki Haley on President Trump calling Kim Jong Un 'Rocket Man': 'It worked'

President Donald Trump called on the United Nations to stop North Korea's leader from a "suicide mission." USA TODAY U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley on Wednesday defended President Trump's new nickname for North Korea's leader. During an appearance on Good Morning America, Haley was asked whether it wa

GREENVILLE NEWS - 2017-09-20 13:52:40

German WWI U-boat found with 23 bodies inside

BRUSSELS (AP) - An intact German World War I submarine containing the bodies of 23 people has been found off the coast of Belgium, authorities said Tuesday. Western Flanders Governor Carl Decaluwe told The Associated Press that the find on the floor of the North Sea "is very unique." "It's quite ama

WLTX.COM - 2017-09-20 20:35:38

Democratic senator: Trump 'not fit to be commander-in-chief'

In the wake of President Donald Trump's threat to "totally destroy" North Korea over its nuclear program in an address at the United Nations, Democrats on Capitol Hill said Wednesday that the president's incendiary words may be counterproductive to the effort to end the conflict peacefully. North Ko

WACH.COM - 2017-09-20 19:05:26

Biggest ship makes call on Charleston

CHARLESTON -- On the heels of the first construction contract for the Charleston Harbor Deepening Project being awarded by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, South Carolina Ports Authority welcomed the CMA CGM Theodore Roosevelt, the biggest ship ever to transit the Panama Canal to call U.S. East Coa

TIMES AND DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-20 04:30:00

President Trump mocks low Emmy ratings on Twitter

Stephen Colbert hosted a politically-charged 69th Emmy Awards, which included big wins for "The Handmaid's Tale" and "Veep" and featured a surprise guest appearance from former White House press secretary Sean Spicer. (Sept. 18) AP How does the leader of the free world relax after making a major sp

GREENVILLE NEWS - 2017-09-20 04:28:05

Amber Alert issued in South Carolina for missing 3-month-old

The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children issued an Amber Alert around 6:15 a.m. Wednesday for a 3-month-old child missing from Clyde, North Carolina. Cali Cochran, described as a 10-pound white infant with brown hair, is suspected to be traveling down N.C. 40 toward South Carolina in e

GREENVILLE NEWS - 2017-09-20 10:46:30

Nations start signing nuke ban treaty opposed by big powers

Nations on Wednesday began signing the first treaty to ban nuclear weapons, a pact backed by over 100 countries but spurned by those with nuclear arms. The U.N. treaty office said 51 countries are expected to attach their names on the opening day for signatures. Brazilian President Michel Temer was

WACH.COM - 2017-09-20 09:28:30

10 Things to Know for Wednesday

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday: 1. ANOTHER QUAKE STRIKES MEXICO A magnitude 7.1 earthquake stuns central Mexico, killing over 100 people as buildings collapsed in plumes of dust. 2. WHAT TRUMP SAID AT UN President Donald Tru

TIMES AND DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-20 02:18:58

In stark UN speech, Donald Trump threatens to 'destroy' North Korea

During his speech at the U.N. General Assembly, President Donald Trump called on countries to stop trade with North Korea and stop its nuclear program. He also targeted Iran, calling it a "reckless regime" that funds terrorism. (Sept. 19) United States President Donald Trump speaks during the United

TIMES AND DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-20 09:00:00

Bullet hits home with four children

An Orangeburg woman told her four children to "get down!" when she heard rapid-fire gunshots outside her Russell Street home Sunday night. The woman called deputies after hearing the five gunshots at about 10 p.m. One sounded like it hit her home. A bullet hole was in the front of her home. Deputies

TIMES AND DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-19 03:30:00

Men accused of forcing way in home, shooting resident, killing dog

Two Allendale County men have been accused of kidnapping and multiple other crimes in a home invasion that happened earlier this month, according to Orangeburg County Sheriff Leroy Ravenell. "These individuals needed to be taking off the street immediately," the sheriff said Tuesday. "This was a vio

TIMES AND DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-19 21:27:00

OCtech's Tobin among inaugural Aspen Institute Job Quality Fellows

Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College President Dr. Walt Tobin has been named to the Aspen Institute Economic Opportunities Program's inaugural Job Quality Fellowship class of 2017-18. "Now is the time to focus on making better-quality jobs," said Maureen Conway, vice president for policy programs an

TIMES AND DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-18 03:00:00

Report: Stolen Salvation Army van leads police on high-speed chase

Three men allegedly led police on a high-speed, two-county chase in a van stolen from Orangeburg's Salvation Army. Christopher Ryan Allen, 17, of 705 Mels Court, and Carlton Roy Martindale, 25, of 118 Morninghill Drive, both of Orangeburg, have been charged with grand larceny. The men appeared befor

TIMES AND DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-18 22:10:00

County: Don't politicize center

Citizens looking to hold a candidate forum in the Edisto Drive community were confused to learn that they won't be able to use the neighborhood's John W. Stroman Center. In Monday's Orangeburg County Council meeting, Arnold Ray spoke about being denied use of the center to hold the forum. "My purpos

TIMES AND DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-19 19:27:00