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The Richland County Sheriff's Department says goodbye to one of their own. Deputy Mark Ryan lost his battle with lung cancer Sunday, and his funeral was held Thursday in Columbia.
Police say an argument over silverware led to a stabbing in South Carolina. Edward William Bright, 46, is accused of stabbing his brother repeatedly during the argument over which silverware to use for dinner at Bright's home in Richland County, Columbia TV station WAGT reported.
South Carolina has some of the deadliest highways and roads in the nation, according to Popular Mechanics.
Police officers in Richland County, South Carolina are currently defending the use of a controversial investigation method that grants their departments access to thousands of cell phone users' data in the search for criminals.
Richland County deputies are investigating an armed robbery at a Tripp's Fine Cleaners branch on Broad River Road Tuesday night.
Officially, at around 9 p.m., with 78 of 81 precincts in, the "no" votes stood at 56.94 percent, while the "yes" votes were at 43.06 percent – 6,684 votes to 5,055 votes.
On Election Day in November and December, some of you were concerned about goodie bags or snacks being provided to poll workers by elected officials with their names visible to voters casting their ballots.
Greenview, which overwhelmingly has supported Mayor Steve Benjamin in the last two city elections, is expected to lean in favor of a changed form of government.
Work is nearly complete on the new magistrate's court and sheriff's department substation in Blythewood.
IN a scene that could be from Downton Abbey After Dark, Edward William Bright of the Richland County, South Carolina Bright, and another man are debating the crockery.
There were 303 more registered voters across the city on Nov. 27 than April 1 – on average, 38 new voters per month – according to numbers provided by the state election commission.
Endorsements are piling up on both sides of the strong-mayor issue ahead of Tuesday's vote .
Edward William Bright, 47, was charged with assault and battery second degree in connection with the incident, Richland County Sheriff's Department spokesman Sgt.
Three Fairfield County council members are facing a legal challenge from 16 tax payers after receiving tax dollars the South Carolina Attorney General's Office said are unconstitutional.