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Bi-Lo, Harveys parent company closing 94 stores, including 19 South Carolina locations | The State

The parent company for Bi-Lo and Harveys announced it is closing 94 "underperforming stores." That includes 19 of its grocery stores located in South Carolina, three in Columbia. The stores closing for good in Columbia include the Harveys located on Broad River Road, Decker Boulevard and North Main

THE STATE - 2018-03-15 22:14:00

Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do

USA TODAY - 2018-03-15 18:41:22

Saluda man faces charge of false use of social security number

Maria Barillas-Orozco, of Saluda, was charged with false use of a social security number, according to a news release Wednesday from the U.S. Attorney's Office. Barillas-Orozco could face up to five years behind bars and a fine of $250,000 if convicted of the charge, the release said. The case was i


Traffic stop leads to drug charges for 2 Greenwood men

Two men are facing charges after officers reported finding drugs during a traffic stop. On Thursday night, a Greenwood County deputy stopped a car on New Market Street that had a headlight out. As the deputy approached the car, a report said, he could smell marijuana. Officers asked the two men insi

INDEX-JOURNAL - 2018-03-16 14:12:00

Woman Charged With Stealing From Students During Walk-Out

Columbia, S.C. (WOLO)- Richland County deputies say 32 year old Aisha Evans is charged with three counts of petty larceny. Investigators say during Wednesday's walk-out event at Richland Northeast High School Evans took $180 from students bookbags that were left unattended in a classroom. Deputies s

ABCCOLUMBIA.COM - 2018-03-15 15:37:31

Greenwood woman wins $1 million lottery prize

A Greenwood woman slept with $1 million under her pillow this week, according to a release from the state Education Lottery. "And I slept good," she said. The woman asked not to be identified, the release said. She cashed her lottery ticket Wednesday, and told lottery officials she bought it at the

INDEX-JOURNAL - 2018-03-15 14:24:00

UPDATE | Aiken officer involved shooting, suspect refused to drop rifles

Thursday, March 15, 2018 AIKEN COUNTY, S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) -- A man was taken to an area hospital in stable condition after being shot twice by an officer. Reportedly, the ACSO deputies and New Ellenton Police Officers responded to the 1100 block of Colbert Bridge Road after a call came concerning a d

WRDW-TV - 2018-03-16 04:42:00

Greenwood man faces domestic violence, burglary charges

Jerry Jerome Yeldell, 50, of 709 Weldon Ave., Greenwood was arrested Friday and charged with first-degree burglary, third-degree assault and battery and third-degree domestic violence. Early Friday morning, Greenwood police went to a Tanyard Avenue residence, where a woman with swollen, bruised face

INDEX-JOURNAL - 2018-03-16 14:48:00

UPDATE | Aiken man facing three counts of attempted murder

Friday, March 16, 2018 AKIEN, S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) -- Investigators say Gary Dale Patton of Aiken is facing charges after he allegedly fired one of the two rifles he was carrying while approaching down the driveway towards authorities. The 49-year-old is being charged with three counts each for Attempt

WRDW-TV - 2018-03-17 00:37:00

GBI investigating double homicide in McDuffie; bodies found in crash

THOMSON, GA (WFXG) - The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is now involved in the death investigation of two people from Evans, Georgia. Authorities have released the names of the victims, 43 year old Kenyetta Germany and 42 year old Cheri Stone. Both victims were found inside a vehicle that had exit

WFXG.COM - 2018-03-16 15:37:38

Winning Powerball ticket sold in Aiken

AIKEN, S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) -- One lucky person in Aiken is the owner of a winning lottery ticket. South Carolina Lottery officials say a ticket worth $2 million has been sold at the Circle K convenience store at 1925 Edgefield Highway. All five numbers on the ticket were a match. The odds of that happe

WRDW-TV - 2018-03-15 22:48:00

Two Teens Charged After Loaded Magazine, Handgun Found at High School in Columbia

Both students were charged with weapons on school grounds. Columbia, SC (WLTX) - Two 16-year-old students were arrested for bringing weapons onto school grounds Tuesday. Richland County deputies say a loaded magazine was found in one student's backpack at A.C. Flora High School after a school reso


Greenwood Harveys among 94 SE Grocers stores closing

A grocery in Greenwood closed for two days in late 2016 and reopened as a Harveys Supermarket, touting its new, innovative design. Now that former Bi-Lo is closing for good. The Harveys at 712 Bypass 25 NE is one of 94 stores its parent company, Southeastern Grocers, will close, according to a Thurs

INDEX-JOURNAL - 2018-03-15 22:05:00

2 arrested in home invasion, stabbing in Greenville Co.

Sandy Mitchell (left) - Alvin Summons (right) GREENVILLE Co., SC (WSPA) - Two people have been arrested in connection to a home invasion according to Greenville Co. Sheriff's Office. Investigators say it happened early morning on March 12 in the 100 block of Hampton Avenue. A person inside the apart


Hahn Village's days are numbered, Aiken Housing Authority plans to tear it down

March 14, 2018 (News 12 at 11) AIKEN, S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) -- It's an area categorized by it's shootings, break-ins, killings and poverty but it's still home for nearly 300 people. Hahn Village's days are numbered as Aiken Housing Authority offers a plan to tear it down. A vote to tear down the 100 uni

WRDW-TV - 2018-03-15 07:53:00

Columbia men were caught smoking weed but it's not why they got long prison sentences | The State

Two Columbia men were given significant prison sentences for their armed drug trafficking. Robert Christopher McCoy, 23, and Terrone J. Anderson, 21, were sentenced to 115 months (9.5 years) and 96 months (8 years) respectively, according to U.S. Attorney Beth Drake. McCoy pleaded guilty to felon in


23-year-old identified in Lexington County collision

The victim who died in a Lexington County crash on March 13 has been identified. Shakel Duane Cannon, 23, of Gaston died at the scene due to injuries, according to Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher. The incident occurred on March 13 at 5:23 p.m. on the 300 block of Glenn Road in West Columbi


Seniors at Gilbert High School hold 'power lessons in kindness' on National Walkout Day

A group of seniors at Gilbert High School elected not to walk out of school on Wednesday. Instead, they will talk with fellow classmates about the impacts of being kind to others and the positive effects it can have on grades and overall school climate. MORE: Middle school students challenged to 'ra


Saluda County Stockyards, Inc. report for Monday, March 12

Saluda County Stockyards, Inc., Saluda, SC Report for Monday Mar 12, 2018 Cattle Receipts: 340 Last week: 618 Last year: 275 Compared to last week all classes of feeder cattle 2.00 higher, slaughter cows 5.00 lower, slaughter bulls too few to trend. Light offerings of average quality cattle due to h