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  1. STD diagnosis for girl leads to criminal sexual conduct arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WMBF

    A girl's diagnosis for a sexually-transmitted disease led to the arrest of a 30-year-old man on a charge of criminal sexual conduct with a minor. Newberry County Sheriff Lee Foster tells WIS investigators were contacted by the girl's mother and the Department of Social Services.

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  2. Boat company to bring 238 jobs to Newberry CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | WMBF

    Sea Pro Boats will invest a $5.5 million to build a new manufacturing facility in Newberry County that is expected to create 238 new jobs, according to a news release from Gov. Nikki Haley's office. The Newberry County facility will be a 200,000-square-foot building on Highway 121 in Whitmire that will house the company's headquarters and manufacturing operations.

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  3. Why wasn't an Amber Alert issued for missing Newberry girls?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WMBF

    When two young girls went missing in Newberry on Sunday, police said they had concerns. The oldest was 11 and had special needs.

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  4. Greenville families set up lemonade stand for Emanuel AMERead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 19 | WMBF

    "From Lemons to Love," a lemonade stand for charity, started in Prosperity but on Saturday two families brought the fundraiser to Greenville. Heidi and Mallorie Metts started "From Lemons to Love," following the massacre at the Emanuel AME Church in Charleston.

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  5. Investigators continue search for clues in in deadly shooting of 4Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | WMBF

    Investigators are continuing the search for a suspect or suspects in the shooting that left two adults and two children dead and a third child wounded in Holly Hill. "We believe this is an isolated incident... so we don't have anybody out there committing crimes, I hope," Orangeburg County Sheriff Leroy Ravenell said.

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  6. Deputies: Investigators following 'good leads' in deadly shooting of 4Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | WMBF

    Orangeburg's sheriff says investigators are following "some good leads" in a shooting that left two adults and two children dead and a third child wounded in Holly Hill. "We believe this is an isolated incident... so we don't have anybody out there committing crimes, I hope," Orangeburg County Sheriff Leroy Ravenell said.

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  7. Four-year-old's lemonade stand raises money for Emanuel AME ChurchRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 12 | WMBF

    The tragedy of the shooting that left nine people dead in the Emanuel AME Church in Charleston has touched many people across the world -- even a four-year-old girl from Prosperity. For one dollar, you can get a glass of lemonade.

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  8. Accident on Holly Pond Road leaves one deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | WMBF

    The coroner said one of the drivers, Terry Pouge, was going south on Highway 39 near Holly Pond Road when his driver-side front tire blew out. The truck went into the other lane and ran into a 2005 Volvo Semi truck.

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  9. Husband charged with murder in wife's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2015 | WMBF

    Deputies responded to 213 Cooper Dr. around 10 p.m. They found Edward Vaughn's wife, 36-year-old Brana Vaughn, in the kitchen with a gunshot wound. Brana Vaughn was pronounced dead at 10:30 p.m., Aiken County Coroner Tim Carlton said.

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  10. Off-duty deputy charged in North Augusta shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2015 | WMBF

    Matthew Blakley, an Aiken County Sheriff's Office employee, has been charged with the involuntary manslaughter of 24-year-old Candace Blakley. Officials were called to the 1900 block of Coulter Drive in North Augusta after they received reports of gun shots being fired.

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  11. Coroner: Newberry Co. man killed in motorcycle crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2015 | WMBF

    The accident occurred around 11:30 a.m. on Main Street in the city of Newberry. Coroner Craig Newton identified the victim as 22-year-old Dakota Keith Murphy of Prosperity.

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  12. Couple in homicide by child abuse case face additional chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | WMBF

    The mother of 3-year-old Gabriel McArdle was charged with child abuse at least twice in the past two years. The mother of 3-year-old Gabriel McArdle was charged with child abuse at least twice in the past two years.

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  13. Deputies: Newberry man charged after kidnapping, sexually assaulting womanRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2015 | WMBF

    The Newberry County Sheriff's Office said they charged a man after a woman said he kidnapped her and sexually assaulted her Sunday. Deputies said the victim had gone to Lake Murray with the suspect, Gino Rocco Pecori, 31. The victim said Pecordi demanded sex when he and the victim arrived back at his home.

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  14. Newberry County man accused of sexually assaulting co-workerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2015 | WMBF

    Deputies say, a driver traveling on US 76 west of Newberry near Jalapa called 911 at around 1:00 a.m. Sunday to report finding a woman that was extremely upset and alleging that she had been sexually assaulted. The victim stated she had gone to Lake Murray with the suspect, a co-worker, and spent the afternoon.

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  15. Robert Kirkland, founder of the decor store chain, has diedRead the original story

    Apr 11, 2015 | WMBF

    Friends and family members say Robert Kirkland, an entrepreneur and philanthropist who built a national chain of home decor stores and donated $100 million to found the Discovery Park of America education center and tourist attraction in northwest Tennessee, has died at age 77. Kirkland's son, Chris, told The Associated Press that his father died Saturday morning from complications stemming from kidney failure. A memorial service is scheduled for Wednesday at Discovery Park, which will be closed to the general public on that day.

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  16. Man dies when pinned by log truck in NewberryRead the original story

    Feb 13, 2015 | WMBF

    A log truck driver has died after he was pinned between the lumber on his truck and another truck that pulled behind him just north of Newberry. Newberry County Coroner Craig Newton told local media outlets that 51-year-old Dan Frederick Little of Jonesville died late Thursday afternoon.

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  17. Sumter County officials investigate suspicious deathRead the original story

    Jan 28, 2015 | WMBF

    Sumter County sheriff's deputies are investigating a suspicious death after authorities found a man dead inside a wrecked vehicle. Coroner Harvin Bullock told local media outlets the victim was 65-year-old Johnny Singleton of Camden.

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  18. Police: mother charged in child's death worked as escort, brought son alongRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2014 | WMBF

    A couple charged in connection with the death of a 3-year-old boy will remain in jail without bond until February. Theia Darion McArdle, the 21-year-old mother of the child, and her 27-year-old live-in boyfriend, Richard Frank Vermon Bowman, are charged with homicide by child abuse.

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  19. Police: 3-year-old boy dies from abuse in NewberryRead the original story

    Dec 30, 2014 | WMBF

    Authorities say the mother of a 3-year-old boy and her live-in boyfriend have been charged with homicide by child abuse after the toddler died from head injuries. Newberry County Coroner Craig Newton said in a news release that one of his deputy coroners thought the child's death Tuesday at the hospital was suspicious and consulted with an emergency room doctor, who scanned the child's body.

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  20. 4 ex-workers of turkey company in protective careRead the original story

    Dec 21, 2014 | WMBF

    Four mentally disabled former employees of a turkey company that was ordered last year to pay millions for mistreating workers in Iowa have been placed in protective care in South Carolina. The New York Times reports the former Henry's Turkey Service workers had spent years living in a dilapidated Newberry, South Carolina, bunkhouse.

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