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CPD: Missing 62-year-old man found dead in Orangeburg
COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - A Columbia man who was reported missing last week was found dead in Orangeburg County over the weekend, according to Columbia Police.
Inmate who escaped a Florence detention center Sunday apprehended
FLORENCE COUNTY, SC (WMBF) - Law enforcement officials have apprehended an inmate who escaped from a Florence detention center early Sunday morning. According to a tweet from the South Carolina Department of Corrections posted Layquan Patrick Hanley was arrested again around 2:55 p.m. Sunday. UPDATE
Sumter Police search for woman involved in 2 armed robberies - ABC Columbia Sumter Police search for woman involved in 2 armed robberies
Police say the woman robbed two convenience stores on Sunday, Oct. 14, telling the store clerks she was armed and intended to rob them.
VIDEO: 1 charged after teen choked with a belt on school bus, deputies say
ORANGEBURG, S.C. (WSPA) - In an incident caught on video, a South Carolina student is accused of choking another student with a belt on a school bus.
Faith in the Lord's care
As a Clarendon County native, Mary Howard stepped happily into working with the Clarendon County 3 school district. First working with East Clarendon Middle/High School, Howard ended up working at Walker Gamble Elementary.
Coroner identifies woman shot and killed in early Saturday morning shooting
The coroner said autopsy results show that Jerri Lynn Sigmon, 25, of West Columbia died from a single gunshot wound to the head.
South Carolina State Fair tops 2017 attendance despite storm
That's up more than 16,000 visitors from last year, even though the fair was closed Oct. 11 by the weather.
Sunday TV Guide now is The Sumter Scene
With our continued focus on providing useful, interesting local content, we're giving readers a highlight of the local arts scene and photos of recent community events.
Search Underway for Escaped Inmate Serving Time for Richland County Kidnapping
Florence, SC (WLTX) — An inmate serving time for kidnapping in Richland County walked off a Pee Dee corrections facility Sunday morning, according to officials with the S.C. Department of Corrections (SCDOC).
Unidentified woman wanted in connection with 2 armed robberies in Sumter
SUMTER, S.C. (WACH) —The Sumter Police Department is seeking the public's assistance identifying a woman wanted in connection with two armed robberies Sunday night.Officers say an unidentified woman came inside the Young's convenience store on Camden Highway and the Circle K and Broad Road between 9
Driver dead after car overturns into ditch in Lee County
One person is dead following a single-car crash in Lee County Saturday night. According to South Carolina Highway Patrol, the crash happened around 8:15 p.m. on Green Lane near Hawkins Road. A 2013 Chevy Impala was traveling east on Green Lane when it went off the left side of the road, struck a d
Woman tried to rob two Sumter stores in less than an hour, police say
LOCALPhoto: Sumter PoliceWoman tried to rob two Sumter stores in less than an hour, police sayNothing was reported stolen at Young's, but an undisclosed amount of cash was taken from Circle K. No one was hurt in either incident.
WACH: Ailey II to bring top notch performance to Sumter, promoting education and literacy
Our Lena Pringle joins the executive director of AJBM Literary Foundation, Rick Jones, to tell us why we have world-renowned dancers coming to Sumter Thursday. The Foundation was established in 2008 to preserve the legacy of Rick Jones' great aunt who was a literary giant from Sumter and was one of
After claiming her dad was shot, woman dies in shootout with SC deputies
The scene of the deadly shooting Saturday morning in Darlington. WBTW photo DARLINGTON, S.C.(WBTW) - A woman died after a shootout with Darlington County Sheriff's Deputies Saturday morning, according to Darlington County Coroner Todd Hardee. Lt. Robert Kilgo with the Darlington County Sheriff's Of
State Fair Food: Fried, Sweet and on a Stick! - ABC Columbia
COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– We hit the midway for one last look at all the treats, from fried foods to sweet delights the State Fair offers up a variety of fair food.Our Curtis Wilson sampled a fair favorite: Pizza on a stick.
SC officer pulls over mayor during first day on duty
MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - Typically one's first day on the job is memorable but one first-timer with the Myrtle Beach Police Department had a first day she will never forget. PTL Amanda Johnston stopped a driver for an expired tag and it turned out to be none other than Myrtle Beach Mayor Brenda Bet
Fatal single-vehicle accident leaves one person dead in Lee County
LEE COUNTY, SC (WIS) - One person in Lee County is dead after a fatal single-vehicle crash according to officials with SC Highway Patrol.The vehicle was reportedly traveling eastbound on Green Lane when the driver ran off the left side of the road, struck a ditch, and overcorrected causing the crash
Columbia bank robbed, suspect located in woods, deputies say
Columbia, SC (WLTX) - Richland County deputies are investigating after a bank in Columbia was allegedly robbed Saturday morning.The incident occurred at TD Bank at 8550 Farrow Road around 11:15 a.m.Deputies located the suspect in the woods near Flint Lake Drive after the suspected car was spotted sh
Woman dies after exchange of gunfire with Darlington Deputies
DARLINGTON, SC (WBTW) - One woman has died after an exchange of gunfire with Darlington County Sheriff's Deputies according to Darlington County Coroner Todd Hardee. Lt. Robert Kilgo with the Darlington County Sheriff's Office tells us the incident happened at around 8:45 Saturday morning on Clyde
Sumter dominates Spring Valley - ABC Columbia
Sumter, S.C.(WOLO) – Sumter looked to remain undefeated as Spring Valley came to town Friday night.It was all Gamecocks in this one as they blanked the Vikings 38-0.Sumter heads to Irmo next week, while Spring Valley hosts Blythewood.