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Man stabbed in back in Orangeburg
A 39-year-old Rowesville man is recuperating from an injury he received when someone stabbed him in the back early Saturday morning, according to a sheriff’s office incident report.
Orangeburg County report: 19-year-old killed in park shooting
A 19-year-old Vance resident is dead after a shooting incident at the town’s park on Sunday afternoon. No suspects were in custody by early Monday afternoon, according to Orangeburg County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Richard Walker.
Man wanted for Orangeburg store armed robbery arrested in North Carolina, deputies say
ORANGEBURG COUNTY, SC (WACH) – A man who robbed a discount store at gunpoint in Orangeburg this past November has been arrested, according to the Orangeburg County Sheriff’s Office.
Overturned tractor-trailer causes traffic backup on I-26 in Orangeburg Co.
ORANGEBURG COUNTY, SC (WIS) - An overturned tractor-trailer has caused a lengthy traffic backup on Interstate 26. One westbound lane of I-26 in Orangeburg County has been shut down because of the accident. At this point, no injuries have been reported.
Family Dollar robbery suspect back in S.C.
A suspect in the Nov. 13 robbery of a Family Dollar store in Orangeburg has been apprehended and returned to South Carolina, according to Orangeburg County Sheriff Leroy Ravenell.
Hearing held in Confederate flag display dispute
The dispute over the Confederate flag flying near a Russell Street restaurant continues, with the two sides arguing in front of a circuit court judge on Monday. An attorney for the restaurant’s owner claims the city’s zoning ordinance doesn’t allow the flag in front of the Edisto River Creamery.
Orangeburg man gets prison sentence for shooting woman
A 20-year-old man admitted there’s ample evidence that he shot a woman earlier this year. Shameek Ra’Shaun Davis of 4027 Stillwood Circle, Orangeburg, pleaded guilty to assault and battery of a high and aggravated nature on Nov. 29.
These Are The 10 Poorest Cities In South Carolina For 2019
We analyzed the over 90 places in South Carolina to determine which ones are at the bottom of the income ladder. Editor’s Note: This article is an opinion based on facts and is meant as infotainment. Don’t freak out we updated this article for 2019. This is our fourth time ranking the poorest places
Overturned tractor trailer blocking lane on I-26 in Orangeburg
ORANGEBURG COUNTY, SC (WACH) – An overturned tractor trailer is causing delays on Interstate 26 in Orangeburg County, according to the South Carolina Highway Patrol. The accident has happened on I-26 westbound near exit 154.
COMMUNITY OF GIVING: New park will reflect Michael G. Salley's commitment to Orangeburg, Habitat for Humanity
Promoting physical and social play for children who may not otherwise have access to an outdoor play space. Building a well-connected community that encourages a blend of diverse and interlocking relationships.
63 new troopers on roads in S.C.
COLUMBIA – The South Carolina Department of Public Safety graduated 63 troopers from Highway Patrol Basic Classes 105 and 106. South Carolina U.S. Sen. Tim Scott spoke to the graduates, thanking them for their service to the state:
OCSD5 Title I official honored
Dr. Jacqueline Inabinette, executive director of federal programs for Orangeburg Consolidated School District 5, was honored by the South Carolina Association of Title I Administrators during Tuesday’s school board meeting.
SC man sent nude pictures to a minor on social media, prosecutors say
Columbia, SC (WLTX) — A 22-year-old Calhoun County man has been arrested and charged with two counts of solicitation of a minor. Robert Bradley Wayman, of St. Matthews, was arrested on Dec.13 and charged with one count of criminal solicitation of a minor, and one count of attempted dissemination of
Five recognized for helping Orangeburg County grow
A group of business and education leaders who contributed to the county’s growth were honored for their efforts during Thursday’s Orangeburg County Business Hall of Fame banquet.
Two dead in wrong-way crash at I-77, I-26 intersection
Cayce, SC (WLTX) - Two people are dead following a wrong way collision on Interstate 77 Monday morning. The accident happened around 7:30 a.m. where I-26 and I-77 meet. LCpl. David Jones with the South Carolina Highway Patrol says one driver was traveling east on I-26 and had exited off, getting ont
South Carolina fire chief arrested during prostitution sting
YORK COUNTY, SC (WCBD) – A volunteer South Carolina fire chief is off the job after he was arrested during a prostitution sting. Thomas Pickard is among eight people charged during that crackdown.
South Carolina News: Rock Hill Gang Member, Kenterius Dyshae Hinton Sentenced to Federal Prison
Columbia, South Carolina – United States Attorney Sherri A. Lydon stated that Kenterius Dyshae Hinton, age 24, of Rock Hill, was sentenced to 36 months (3 years) imprisonment, which will be followed by 3 years of supervised release. This past September, Hinton plead guilty to being a felon in posses
Police officer fired after domestic violence arrest
ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — A police officer in South Carolina has been fired after he was arrested and charged with domestic violence. Orangeburg Department of Public Safety Director Mike Adams said he fired 43-year-old Eric Boneparte as soon as he saw the details of Saturday’s arrest.
Orangeburg County report: Men shot in heads
Two men discovered dead in a vehicle on a rural dirt road near Holly Hill had gunshot wounds to their heads, according to an Orangeburg County Sheriff’s Office report released Thursday.
Authorities: 2 men found dead in vehicle had gunshot wounds
HOLLY HILL, S.C. (AP) — Authorities in South Carolina say two men found dead in a vehicle on a rural dirt road had gunshot wounds to their heads. The Times and Democrat of Orangeburg reports the bodies of 34-year-old Ricky Antoine Taylor and 29-year-old Michael Laprince Pinckney were found in a 2004