Post and Courier
Three death row inmates granted reprieves in Dorchester County
In the past year, three murderers sentenced by Dorchester County juries to die by lethal injection or electrocution have been granted reprieves - one commuted to life in prison and two others granted new sentencing hearings.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
The Charlotte Observer
Nightclub owner accused of killing patron
ORANGEBURG, S.C. A retired New York corrections officer is accused of killing a man at the Orangeburg nightclub he owned.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
And miles to go before a cure9:08 am
Ashton Houghton, vice president of development for the Alzheimer's Association's South Carolina chapter, is passionate about the Ride to Remember and is hands-on with the event each year.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Bar Owner Charged in Fatal Shooting
Orangeburg County deputies arrested the owner of a local bar who they say shot and killed a customer at his business.
Lindsey Graham: Leading, But Exceedingly Vulnerable
Two-term "Republican" incumbent Lindsey Graham enjoys a big lead over three rivals in the race for the U.S. Senate in South Carolina - but the liberal Washington insider is "underwater" among voters in the Palmetto State, and likely to see significant erosion in his support as his opposition exploits his many vulnerabilities .
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Fort Mill Times
Man gets 8 years in Orangeburg shooting death
The Times and Democrat of Orangeburg reports that 33-year-old Uzomah Colter pleaded guilty Tuesday to voluntary manslaughter.
Deputies: Orangeburg remains identified as N. Charleston man
Remains found in Orangeburg County on July 8 are of a 26-year-old North Charleston man, according to the sheriff's office.
Cyclists race over 200 miles for a cure9:05 am | 0
In six years Bill Sweezy of Greenville never missed a mile of "A Ride to Remember" but this year the veteran cyclist had a mishap and wrecked, destroying his bike and injuring his leg.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Flood Puts Some People Out of Their Homes
Low-lying area water went as high as two feet Malibu aparments cleaning up all day moving furniture using shop vacs One Flood Puts Some People Out of Their Homes Orangeburg, SC - Low-lying area water went as high as two feet Malibu aparments cleaning up all day moving furniture using shop vacs One Check out this story on WLTX.com: ... (more)
The Island Packet
In photos: Orangeburg flooding
Statues on display at Edisto Memorial Garden stand surrounded by flood waters. Many of the bridges, swings, benches and pathways remained covered by water Tuesday afternoon.
Shelter Opens for Orangeburg Flood Victims
Shelter Opens for Orangeburg Flood Victims Orangeburg, SC Check out this story on WLTX.com: http://www.wltx.com/story/news/local/2014/07/22/orangeburg-flooding-shelter/13013447/ "We want people who are being affected by the flooding to have a dry place to stay tonight," said Bill Cronin, the Executive Director of the Central SC Chapter, American ... (more)
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Flooding forces drivers to find alternate routes in Orangeburg
According to the South Carolina Highway Patrol, flooding has forced Chestnut Street near the railroad overpass to close.
Lawmaker to Hold Meeting on Orangeburg Consolidation
Lawmaker to Hold Meeting on Orangeburg Consolidation Orangeburg County, SC -- Parents in Orangeburg will have a chance to voice their opinions about consolidating the county's school districts.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
The Island Packet
Man shot to death at Orangeburg nightclub
The coroner's office says 26-year-old Philip R. Brunson died after being shot in the chest.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Myrtle Beach Online
Outdoors column: CCA plays key role in oyster recycling
In this day and age, oyster restoration and enhancement is absolutely essential in maintaining a stable ecosystem that features plenty of pluff mud, Spartina grass and, the main attraction, oyster beds.
Teens Credited with Saving Family from Fire
Two Orangeburg teens are being called a heroes after they saved some of their relatives from a house fire Wednesday.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
The Island Packet
2 women get 30 years in SC fire chief killing
The Times and Democrat of Orangeburg reported that Oakley's 41-year-old wife Melody, 48-year-old Ann Anderson and 25-year-old Carrie Brown pleaded guilty Tuesday in Orangeburg.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Charleston Business Journal
S.C. State University President Thomas J. Elzey told local lawmakers last week that more financial support is needed to restabilize the Orangeburg institution.
Calhoun County town gets grant for drainage system
The town has received a $750,000 grant from the Department of Housing and Urban Development to renovate its drainage system which dates to the early 1900s.