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  1. Construction on Orangeburg railroad safety plan could begin next year if approvedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WMBF

    Orangeburg City Council members were presented with a safety plan that would make it safer for drivers and pedestrians at a dangerous intersection near SC State and Claflin Universities. According to state transportation officials, the plan would have one centralized area where people would be able to cross at Magnolia Street and Boulevard Street.

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  2. Ex-Police Chief Avoids Jail Time in Killing of Unarmed ManRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WLTX-TV Columbia

    The former police chief of a small Orangeburg town who killed an unarmed man will no longer face a murder charge, instead pleading guilty to a charge of misconduct in office. Ex-Police Chief Avoids Jail Time in Killing of Unarmed Man The former police chief of a small Orangeburg town who killed an unarmed man will no longer face a murder charge, instead pleading guilty to a charge of misconduct in office.

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  3. Ex-S.C. police chief charged with killing black man pleads guilty, will serve no timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Washington Post

    Richard Combs, the former police chief and sole officer in the small town of Eutawville, S.C., listens in court with his lawyer John O'Leary on Dec. 4, 2014, in Orangeburg, S.C. A former South Carolina police chief who was charged with murder in the shooting death of a black man in 2011 pleaded guilty to misconduct charges after two separate trials ended in hung juries. The former Eutawville chief, Richard Combs, had been indicted more than three years after he shot and killed Bernard Bailey, 53, outside the police department.

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  4. Murder charge dropped against former South Carolina police chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Reuters

    Former Eutawville Police Chief Richard Combs sits with lawyers on the second day of testimony in his trial for the murder of Bernard Bailey in Orangeburg, South Carolina January 8, 2015. South Carolina prosecutors on Tuesday dropped a murder charge against a white former South Carolina police chief after he pleaded guilty to misconduct in the 2011 death of an unarmed black man over a traffic ticket.

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  5. Orangeburg murder suspect arrested in nation's capitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 30 | WRDW-TV Augusta

    A 48-year-old South Carolina man wanted for a shooting death in Orangeburg County has been arrested in Washington, D.C. Orangeburg County Sheriff Leroy Ravenell says Darrin Houser of St. Matthews was arrested Friday afternoon in the nation's capital. The sheriff says Houser will be charged with murder in the death of 56-year-old Anthony Patterson.

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  6. SC Dot proposes plan to ensure drivers and pedestrians safely cross train tracksRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | WIS-TV Columbia

    The South Carolina Department of Transportation has proposed a plan to Orangeburg City Council that will ensure drivers and pedestrians are able to cross railroad tracks safely. The plan includes that drivers and pedestrians be able to cross at one centralized point which will be at the intersection of Magnolia and Boulevard Street.

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  7. Orangeburg deputies arrest man for copper theft in Neeses and NorwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | WIS-TV Columbia

    The Orangeburg County Sheriff's Office has charged a Cordova man with damaging at least five irrigation systems in the western area of the county. Christopher Baughman, 24, was arrested Wednesday and has been charged with three counts of malicious injury to personal property worth more than $2,000 and two counts of malicious injury to personal property worth less than $2,000.

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  8. Alleged night club shooter foundRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Mt. Airy News

    A Mount Airy man wanted for a fatal shooting at a South Carolina nightclub was apprehended in Colorado according to a statement released Wednesday by the Orangeburg County, South Carolina, Sheriff's Office.

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  9. Charleston, SCRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Charleston Business Journal

    S.C. State University will pay former President Thomas Elzey more than $300,000 to settle a lawsuit he filed earlier this year. Elzey was fired by the Orangeburg university's previous board of trustees on March 16. He then filed a lawsuit against the university and its trustees saying there was no just cause for his termination and he was owed unpaid wages.

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  10. Man wanted in South Carolina club shooting arrested in Colorado SpringsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | The Gazette

    A man accused of killing one person and injuring three others outside an Orangeburg nightclub has been arrested in Colorado. Orangeburg County sheriff's spokesman Richard Walker said in a statement that 30-year-old Nazdric Gates of Mount Airy, North Carolina, was arrested Tuesday night in Colorado Springs.

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  11. 'Rosenwald' documentary looks at Jewish philanthropist who helped black schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Los Angeles Times

    ... among those who appear in the documentary. Robinson had no idea that the Felton Training School he attended in Orangeburg, S.C., had been a Rosenwald school. The building, which is no longer in existence, was on the campus of the historic black ...

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  12. Orangeburg murder suspect arrested in ColoradoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | ABC News 4 Charleston

    The Orangeburg County Sheriff's Office says a North Carolina man wanted for a killing one person and injuring three others in a nightclub shooting earlier this month has been arrested. Orangeburg County Sheriff Leroy Ravenell says 30-year-old Nazdric Gates was captured in Colorado on Tuesday by the U.S. Marshals Service and the Colorado Fugitive Task Force.

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  13. Man in custody for Orangeburg fatal shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | WRDW-TV Augusta

    A North Carolina man wanted for a fatal shooting at an Orangeburg nightclub has been taken into custody without incident. The Orangeburg County Sheriff department said 30-year-old Nazdric Gates was apprehended in Colorado late Tuesday night.

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  14. Ment Nelson creates unique illustrations of Lowcountry livingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Charleston City Paper

    ... family hailed from the Beaufort area. Nelson himself lives in Barnwell, which is about 45 minutes outside Orangeburg. He's almost completely self-taught. His formal training is in graphic design, which he studied for two years at Francis Marion ...

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  15. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | ABC News 4 Charleston

    Funding is now in place for a pedestrian bridge that will be built over a busy 6-lane street by the campus of South Carolina State University in Orangeburg. The Times and Democrat of Orangeburg reports that Orangeburg County has approved the last $500,000 so the state Department of Transportation can begin work on the nearly $4 million project.

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  16. Newberry Academya s Wilbanks named SCISA Master TeacherRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Newberry Observer

    ... on Nov. 6 at the Master Teacher Pinning Ceremony during SCISA's Fall Teachers' Conference, to be held in Orangeburg. Along with being one of a small list of teachers throughout the state to receive this honor, Wilbanks is also the first teacher from ...

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  17. New initiative at Orangeburg-Wilkinson HS prepares students for successRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | WIS-TV Columbia

    Getting started on Monday mornings can sometimes be a struggle, but Dr. Stephen Peters, the principal at Orangeburg-Wilkinson High School has set out to change that. "Often times we tell our students we want excellence and we want them to be successful but we fail to show them what that looks like," Dr. Peters said.

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  18. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | WIS-TV Columbia

    The Times and Democrat of Orangeburg reports Orangeburg County has approved the last $500,000 so the state Department of Transportation can begin work on the nearly $4 million project. Officials say it will make it safer for students to cross the busy Chestnut Street and U.S. 21 Bypass near University Village The bridge will have two towers and the university logo.

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  19. Funding in place for $3.6M pedestrian bridge at SC StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Funding is now in place for a pedestrian bridge that will be built over a busy 6-lane street by the campus of South Carolina State University in Orangeburg. The Times and Democrat of Orangeburg reports that Orangeburg County has approved the last $500,000 so the state Department of Transportation can begin work on the nearly $4 million project.

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  20. Dog rescues and fosters urgently needed in Orangeburg hoarding caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Examiner.com

    Dog rescues and fosters are urgently needed in an Orangeburg, South Carolina hoarding case. Facebook: Urgent Orangeburg SC Hoarding reported the story August 23 on a community page set up to help the more than 40 dogs on the property.

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