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Arrest Made in Blythewood Strong Arm Robbery

Deputies say Scott asked to buy a cigar from the Sharpe Shoppe at 230 Blythewood Road around 3:30 a.m. When the cashier went to open the register, he reportedly jumped the counter, stole cash from the register, then fled the scene.

WLTX.COM - 2018-08-15 20:22:25

Traffic on I-77 NB in Winnsboro blocked following truck fire near exit 34

FAIRFIELD COUNTY, SC (WIS) -The South Carolina Highway Patrol and first responders are on the scene of a truck fire on I-77 northbound near the 39-mile marker, two miles north of exit 34-South Carolina 34-Winnsboro.Fairfield County Fire Services says both lanes are blocked at this time and drivers s


"Person of interest" caught on surveillance peering into home - ABC Columbia

Authorities say the man was captured on surveillance images and has been described as a white man, in either his late 20’s or early 30’s. According to Deputies, once the man noticed the video surveillance equipment set up near the home, he left.

ABCCOLUMBIA.COM - 2018-08-17 00:24:57

Columbia man driving moped dies after collision

Nathan Lynell Turner, 38, died of blunt force trauma to the torso after the Tuesday night accident.

THE STATE - 2018-08-15 16:19:00

Daughters of Brenda Jackson want answers in their mother's death

"It's like walking around in a nightmare, a dream you cant get out of," says an emotional Thomas.

WACH.COM - 2018-08-15 21:25:16

The Beyonce/Jay-Z concert will close this road for six days

One week before the artists take the stage, traffic will be diverted near Williams-Brice Stadium in Columbia, SC, in preparation for Beyonce and Jay-Z’s On The Road II concert Aug. 21.The stages for the OTR II stadium shows are a complex puzzle of pieces that take about a week to be assembled in ven

THE STATE - 2018-08-15 17:11:00

Blythewood BZA denies Taco Bell variance

The applicant, BWL Holdings, LLC, represented by Cason Development Group, requested a variance to reduce the necessary buffer transition yard on each side of a lot located at 209 Blythewood Road in the Town Center across from the Waffle House.

BLYTHEWOODONLINE.COM - 2018-08-16 00:00:00

Her favorite squirrel was dead, but Columbia woman saved her cat from big rattlesnake

The resident of Northeast Columbia knew it was her favorite, because it was the one she always had to playfully yell at to keep out of her bird feeder, which is what it was lying next to.

THE STATE - 2018-08-15 20:18:00

Vehicle fire causing lane closure on I-77 in Winnsboro

WINNSBORO, SC (WACH) – The right lane is closed on Interstate 77 near Winnsboro due to a vehicle fire, according to the South Carolina Department of Transportation.

WACH.COM - 2018-08-15 14:36:11

Fairfield asks feds to exempt Element

WINNSBORO – Fairfield County leaders want the federal government to waive tariffs impacting Element Electronics, tariffs the TV assembler says will wipe out 126 jobs, essentially shuttering the Winnsboro plant.

BLYTHEWOODONLINE.COM - 2018-08-16 00:00:00

South Carolina doesn’t care about teachers, children

Why did you play games with words with your headline, “Teacher exodus could affect your child’s school”? The teacher exoduswillaffect the schools.Teachers will continue to leave until the citizens of South Carolina place value on teachers. Sadly, that won’t happen until those same citizens place val

THE STATE - 2018-08-16 14:22:00

Men Wanted on Over 35 Car Break-Ins Arrested in Cars They Allegedly Stole

Deputies initially responded to 35 car break-ins and two car thefts in Kershaw County on August 7 and 9. The department then learned several other areas in the Midlands, including Rock Hill, Lexington County, Columbia and Sumter, experienced similar car crimes.

WLTX.COM - 2018-08-15 21:26:27

Columbia Police find body after "shots fired" call - ColaDaily.com | You need the news, not the paper

Columbia Police personnel responded initially to a shots fired call Tuesday at approximately 9 a.m.Officers arrived at Industrial Park (First Street South) where a body was found. According to a CPD report investigators are working to gather additional information about the incident. Updates will be


Two Men Wearing Masks Robbed Columbia Zaxby's, Deputies Say

One man pointed a handgun at an employee, then both fled after stealing some cash, according to a report.


Man sentenced 20 years in prison following Charleston bank robbery

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WCBD) - The United States Attorney Sherri A. Lydon announced that Cory Ray Christie, 38, of Georgia, was sentenced yesterday in federal court for bank robbery.


Coroner identifies man killed while driving moped during accident

COLUMBIA, SC (WACH) – The Richland County Coroner’s Office has released the name of the man killed in an accident while driving his moped Wednesday night.According to Coroner Gary Watts, Nathan Lynell Turner was taken to the hospital after being hit by a car. He died at the hospital just after 11 p.

WACH.COM - 2018-08-15 16:39:59

Columbia man arrested on child pornography charges

COLUMBIA, S.C . (WACH) —A 34-year-old Columbia man is facing six charges in connection to the sexual exploitation of a minor according to South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson.William Edward Johnson was found to be in possession of multiple files of child pornography and was arrested on Tuesda

WACH.COM - 2018-08-15 11:22:03

Fire Crews Fighting 'Persistent' Junkyard Fire in Columbia

Columbia, SC (WLTX) - Columbia Fire says they are currently on the scene of a junkyard fire in Columbia.The "persistent" fire is located at North Columbia Auto Salvage off Fairfield Road, according to a tweet by the Columbia Fire Department.Officials say tanker trucks and foam crews have been on the

WLTX.COM - 2018-08-15 18:48:34

Columbia Fire Department working junkyard fire - ColaDaily.com | You need the news, not the paper

Fire-2Columbia Fire Department crews are fighting a persistent fire at a junkyard off of Fairfield Road. The fire is still burning, but contained to a few piles in the yard.Crews have been on scene at North Columbia Auto Salvage since shortly before 2 p.m. Tanker trucks and foam crews have been swap

COLADAILY.COM - 2018-08-15 18:58:47

Body found near business off I-77 in Columbia

Details are limited, but Columbia police spokeswoman Shawna Washington said the body was found near a business on 1st Street South, which is just off I-77 between Bluff Road and Shop Road.