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'Orangeburg 68' may be BET film if S.C. State grade wins competition

After 50 years, the Orangeburg Massacre remains one of the lesser-known civil rights events in American history.That will change if playwright and filmmaker Calhoun Cornwell has his way."This is an untold story that I really feel the need to tell,” said Cornwell, a 2010 South Carolina State Universi

TIMES AND DEMOCRAT - 2018-08-20 03:00:00

Orangeburg man guilty of grabbing three women

An Orangeburg man pleaded guilty to three separate incidents of grabbing women.Darius Lorenzo Labrew, 27, of 340 Fair Street, Orangeburg, and other addresses, pleaded guilty Aug. 6 to two counts of first-degree assault and battery and one count of second-degree assault and battery.Circuit Judge Dian

TIMES AND DEMOCRAT - 2018-08-19 03:15:00

Man pulls rifle on trucker in Orangeburg

A trucker escaped injury after an unknown man pulled a rifle on him just after 5 a.m. Friday while he was parked at the 3200 block of Five Chop Road, according to an Orangeburg County Sheriff’s Office incident report.The Macon, Georgia trucker told deputies he pulled over to the side of the road to


Orangeburg-Wilkinson Bruins open season with 25-8 win against Calhoun County

The O-W defense didn’t want to be left out of the scoring party, so they managed a score of their own. With 4:20 left in the third quarter, the Bruins had the Saints pinned down on the five-yard line and forced a fumble that was covered by several Bruins players and recovered in the end zone for a s


1-year-old killed in SC hit-and-run

A 1-year-old South Carolina girl died after being hit by a pickup Saturday night, and the driver faces charges in her death, according to police.The incident happened just before 9 p.m. on Conifer Court in North Augusta, according to Lt. Tim Thornton, spokesman for the North Augusta Department of Pu

THE STATE - 2018-08-19 15:44:00

OCSD5 honors top teachers; Robert E. Howard’s Humphrey wins use of Camry

The teachers, staff and administrators Orangeburg Consolidated School District Five gathered at the Edward A. Pellman Jr. Gymnasium at Orangeburg-Wilkinson High School on Tuesday morning to kick-off the start of the new school year.Following a convocation address from Superintendent Dr. Jesse Washin


RMC contends new Berkeley hospital will have 'devastating' effect

Orangeburg's Regional Medical Center says the construction of a $325 million hospital in Berkeley County will threaten its viability as a rural health care provider in the region.RMC says it stands to potentially lose about 17,250 patients from its primary and secondary service areas as a result of

TIMES AND DEMOCRAT - 2018-08-20 03:30:00

How's this for a #BackToSchool surprise? Orangeburg teacher wins Caribbean cruise

During this timeframe, the company has donated more than 23,000 books to schools across South Carolina.


Report: Man accidentally injured with sawed-off shotgun

• Someone caused $3,500 in damage to a fence in order to get a $40,000 Lincoln from a body shop lot during the night.


Consumers dump South Carolina electric coop's leaders

Tri-County serves almost 14,000 customers in Calhoun, Orangeburg, Richland, Lexington, Kershaw and Sumter counties.

STAR-HERALD - 2018-08-19 21:18:33

Regional cooperation model: RMC ER center wins top award among counties

Bamberg, Barnwell, Calhoun and Orangeburg counties won the S.C. Association of Counties’ 2018 Barrett Lawrimore Memorial Regional Cooperation Award for collaborating to address the health care needs of citizens in the Greater Salkehatchie Region and creating the Bamberg-Barnwell Emergency Medical Ce

TIMES AND DEMOCRAT - 2018-08-19 02:00:00

Meet the 4 new Greenville County middle school principals

What we found out, among other things, is that one is a "farm girl" from North Carolina, another went through a "few stints" of in-school suspension as a child before relationships with teachers put him on a path toward becoming an educator.

GREENVILLE NEWS - 2018-08-19 12:00:00

Edwards announces school board run

In her spare time, she enjoys attending football games, reading good books and meeting new people.

TIMES AND DEMOCRAT - 2018-08-19 03:30:00

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Orangeburg man accused of breaking into home, biting woman

Orangeburg County Sheriff’s OfficeAn Orangeburg man allegedly broke into a woman’s home Tuesday night and attacked her, leaving teeth marks in her back, according to an incident report.Desmond Johnson, 24, of 328 Fair Street, is facing charges of kidnapping and two counts each of first-degree burgla


2 Orangeburg schools seeking reading tutors

“MRC volunteers are vital in maintaining and growing our tutoring program. Volunteers create an opportunity for students to get individual attention to develop their reading skills,” said Melissa Dunn, United Way of the Midlands’ director of education. “MRC volunteers also assist schools in creating


Church’s Chicken Manager Believes Robbery Was Inside Job

UPDATE: manager says Dorchester Rd@ChurchsChickenwill still open today after early-morning break-in.He said at least $2,200 was stolen from the restaurant’s safe, which was opened with the combination.pic.twitter.com/5eOo2VBt0W— Brodie Hart (@BrodieHart)August 17, 2018


Beyoncé and Jay-Z Concert, Gamecocks Football Jobs Up for Grabs at Williams-Brice

NEWSBeyoncé and Jay-Z Concert, Gamecocks Football Jobs Up for Grabs at Williams-BriceUnited Event Services, Inc. is hiring ushers and event staff for the concert, as well as seven home football games and many other events this weekend.


Volunteers comb area for glimpse of Noah, the missing African serval cat

“When you’re doing a search like this, you’re searching for the target, but you’re also searching for any clues,” Smith said.


Car Hit 197 MPH During NC Street Race, Troopers Say

LOCALCar Hit 197 MPH During NC Street Race, Troopers SayNews outlets report that the North Carolina State Highway Patrol arrested 22-year-old William Oliver Jefferson on Aug. 7, after a complaint pointed them toward a Facebook video that captured the speedometer.