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12 hrs ago | The Island Packet

Orangeburg County hit by up to 10 inches of rain

National Weather Service meteorologist Whitney Smith said the Columbia office had received reports of up to 10 inches of rain in the Cordova area.

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Related Topix: Weather, Cordova, SC, Edisto, SC

Mon Jul 21, 2014

WLTX-TV Columbia

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.

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Related Topix: Orangeburg, SC, Education Etc., Govan, SC

WLTX-TV Columbia

Heavy Rains Lead to Street Flooding

Heavy Rains Lead to Street Flooding Heavy rains led to flooding across Orangeburg County late Monday.

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Related Topix: Weather

WIS-TV Columbia

Multiple accidents causing lane troubles on I-26, I-20

Monday morning's normal commute is a little troublesome this morning as at least two accidents are causing major issues on Interstate 20 and Interstate 26. The South Carolina Highway Patrol is reporting the accident happened at mile marker 143 in Orangeburg County around 7 a.m. Monday.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

WLTX-TV Columbia

Victim Identified in Orangeburg Night Cluba

Victim Identified in Orangeburg Night Club Shooting The Orangeburg County Coroner has identified the man involved in a shooting at night club Saturday Check out this story on WLTX.com: http://www.wltx.com/story/news/local/2014/07/20/victim-identified-in-orangeburg-night-club-shooting/12909381/ Orangeburg County, SC - The Orangeburg County Coroner ... (more)

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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.

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Related Topix: Orangeburg, SC

Fri Jul 18, 2014

WLTX-TV Columbia

1 Dead in Orangeburg County Pickup Crash

Orangeburg County, SC - sc 210.... 930 pm single vehicle collision 2002 dodge pickup flown to Palmetto Richland where he died traveling 1 Dead in Orangeburg County Pickup Crash Orangeburg County, SC - sc 210.... 930 pm single vehicle collision 2002 dodge pickup flown to Palmetto Richland where he died traveling Check out this story on WLTX.com: ... (more)

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

WKYC-TV Cleveland

Police: Man hugged child to deathPolice: Man hugged child to...

Police: Man hugged child to death Orangeburg County, SC -- Orangeburg County deputies have arrested a man they say squeezed a child to death last year.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Erie Times News

In Brief: S.C. man charged with hugging child to death

A South Carolina sheriff said a 27-year-old man has been charged with involuntary manslaughter more than a year after he hugged a 14-month-old child so tightly that the boy stopped breathing and died.

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Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Fire

WIS-TV Columbia

Air Force: Charleston air base to lose 19 slots

Orangeburg County Sheriff Leroy Ravenell said his department has arrested a 26-year-old man accused of giving a 14-month-old child a bear hug which resulted in the toddler's death.

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Related Topix: Charleston, SC, US Military, US Air Force, Columbia, SC

NewsOn6 Tulsa

SC man charged with hugging child to death

By MARILYNN MARCHIONE AP Chief Medical Writer New details from two studies reveal more side effects from niacin, a drug that many Americans take for cholesterol problems and general heart health.... By MARILYNN MARCHIONE AP Chief Medical Writer New details from two studies reveal more side effects from niacin, a drug that many Americans take for ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, Niacin (generic), Niaspan, Niacor, WebMD, Columbia, SC

WLNE-TV Providence

SC man charged with hugging child to death

By MARILYNN MARCHIONE AP Chief Medical Writer New details from two studies reveal more side effects from niacin, a drug that many Americans take for cholesterol problems and general heart health.... By MARILYNN MARCHIONE AP Chief Medical Writer New details from two studies reveal more side effects from niacin, a drug that many Americans take for ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, Niacin (generic), Niaspan, Niacor, WebMD, Columbia, SC

WBTV

Sheriff: Toddler killed after receiving bear hug from family friend

Orangeburg County Sheriff Leroy Ravenell said his department has arrested a 26-year-old man accused of giving a 14-month-old child a bear hug which resulted in the toddler's death.

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WLTX-TV Columbia

Deputies: Man Squeezed Child to Death

Deputies: Man Squeezed Child to Death Orangeburg County deputies arrested a man they say squeezed to death a child.

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Goose Creek Gazette

State antler records down slightly this year; Dorchester among top counties

The most recent round of white-tailed deer antler measuring conducted by the S.C. Department of Natural Resources revealed 222 new records, including one Boone and Crockett qualifier.

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Related Topix: Dorchester, SC, Columbia, SC, Laurens County, SC

Mon Jul 14, 2014

FireHouse.com

S.C. Sharecropper's Well Rescue in '45 Recalled

July 13--Nearly 70 years ago, a sharecropper named Ansel James rescued Grover Mackey after he became trapped in a 50-foot-deep well on a farm near Salley.

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Related Topix: Salley, SC

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Post and Courier

Body found in cornfield in Holly Hill in Orangeburg County

A person walking along Farm Field Road smelled the decay about 8:30 a.m. Tuesday and found a shoe in a ditch, Orangeburg County Sheriff Leroy Ravenell said.

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Related Topix: Holly Hill, SC

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Star-Telegram.com

A look at South Carolina sheriffs in legal trouble

The longest-serving sheriff in South Carolina, Lexington County Sheriff James Metts, has pleaded not guilty to federal bribery and fraud charges.

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Related Topix: South Carolina, Lexington County, SC

Thu Jun 26, 2014

The State

Rockin' and rollin at the SC pageants

The stakes were high for Miss South Carolina and Miss South Carolina Teen contestants as they hit the stage Thursday night at the Township Auditorium for one last shot at impressing judges in the preliminary phase of competition.

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Related Topix: South Carolina, Landrum, SC, Kevin Aviance, House

Wed Jun 25, 2014

WLTX-TV Columbia

Man Accused of Stabbing, Hitting Wife With Car

A Fort Mill man is accused of stabbing his wife in the neck and hitting her with a rental car in Orangeburg County.

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Related Topix: Fort Mill, SC, Orangeburg, SC

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