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Recent Crime News
Friday Feb 17 | via WMBF
Joshua Milligan, 20, Domonique Bryant, 21, and Robert Coaxum, 24, have each been charged with armed robbery and possession of a weapon during the commission of a crime. During a bond hearing on Friday, Orangeburg County Magistrate Willie Robinson set bond on Coaxum at $110,000, while both Milligan's and Bryant's bond amounts were each set at $60,000. Comment?
Thursday Feb 9 | via Post and Courier
The front page of the Charleston Evening Post as it appeared on Feb. 9, 1968 - one day after the Orangeburg Massacre at South Carolina State College. This photo of Cleveland Sellers appeared on the front page of the Charleston Evening Post on Feb. 9, 1968. Comment?
Wednesday Feb 8 | via Charleston City Paper
On February 8, 1968, a group of Orangeburg students gathered to protest a business owner who refused to integrate his bowling alley. State troopers and the National Guard were called to monitor the tense demonstration. Comment?
Sunday Jan 22 | via FOX Carolina
The family of a woman who tossed her 2-month-old daughter in her car seat into the woods in Orangeburg County is asking authorities to get the woman help. Deputies charged 24-year-old Zapporah Sutton with unlawful neglect of a child, saying she told family members if she wasn't arrested, she would kill the baby and her two other children. Comment?
Friday Jan 20 | via ABC News 4 Charleston
Orangeburg County's sheriff is asking people to come forward with any information they have on a man arrested this week after deputies found thousands of photos of child pornography at his home. Sheriff Leroy Ravenell said deputies are particularly looking for any victims who may have been assaulted or photographed by 60-year-old John Chavis. Comment?
Jan 9, 2017 | via Newberry Observer
Happy New Year from the Newberry County Literacy Council. Some of you may have established some New Year's resolutions - what you hope to accomplish or change in 2017. Comment?
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