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  1. Orangeburg man dies in construction accidentRead the original story

    Jun 5, 2015 | WMBF

    Orangeburg County Coroner Samuetta Marshall tells local media outlets that 70-year-old Alexander Eleneas Mavins died Wednesday when a cement block wall fell on him.

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  2. Report: Orangeburg man killed by falling concrete blockRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2015 | WMBF

    A 70-year-old Orangeburg man was killed in an accident on Wednesday at a car wash, according to the Orangeburg County Sheriff's Office.

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  3. Woman stabbed to death in OrangeburgRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2015 | WMBF

    A woman has been stabbed to death in her home in Orangeburg and sheriff's deputies have arrested a grand-nephew. Multiple media outlets report that officers were called to the home of 74-year-old Delores Dash around 9 a.m. Tuesday.

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  4. Community leaders hope farmers market becomes new tradition in OrangeburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | WMBF

    Orangeburg is expected to be bustling with activity Tuesday evening as fresh, local fruit and vegetables will be on sale downtown. The farmers market is an effort to bring more people to the downtown area and show what Orangeburg has to offer.

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  5. Orangeburg deputies in search of those responsible for mailbox damageRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2015 | WMBF

    According to Orangeburg County Sheriff's Office spokesman Richard Walker, reports of damaged mailboxes started coming in on Friday morning as residents were driving through the neighborhood. "We're asking that if anyone saw anything suspicious late Thursday or early Friday to call us," he said.

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  6. Third person arrested in Orangeburg County vehicle theftsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | WMBF

    The Orangeburg County Sheriff's Office has arrested yet another man believed to have had a part in the April thefts of two high dollar trucks stolen from Orangeburg dealerships. The Orangeburg man becomes the third subject to be charged in the case.

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  7. SC fire official charged with 2 counts of attempted murderRead the original story

    May 27, 2015 | WMBF

    The Times and Democrat of Orangeburg reported that State Law Enforcement Division agents charged Bamberg County Fire Coordinator Brenna Ayer Hancock. SLED is handling the case because of Hancock's position.

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  8. Bikers share unexpected problems with traffic loopRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2015 | WMBF

    Sunday is the third and final night of Myrtle Beach Police's Traffic Loop and bikers everywhere are sharing their stories of riding it. Police say so far the loop has been a success, but many bikers said that success doesn't come without some growing pains.

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  9. Orangeburg salutes veterans at Memorial Day observanceRead the original story

    May 24, 2015 | WMBF

    The Times and Democrat of Orangeburg reports the Rev. William Rogers Thompson speaks Sunday at the 3 p.m. program at Veterans Memorial Park.

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  10. Traffic stop leads to stolen vehicle discoveryRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2015 | WMBF

    An Orangeburg County Sheriff's Office traffic check point netted a stolen car and two men believed to have stolen a high dollar truck after a high speed chase. The charges began to stack up Thursday after the occupants of a stolen vehicle attempted to avoid a check point west of Orangeburg.

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  11. Ex-SC State board chairman to be sentenced for kickbacksRead the original story

    May 20, 2015 | WMBF

    The former chairman of the board of trustees at South Carolina State University is set to be sentenced for his role in a kickback scheme. Greenville businessman Jonathan Pinson on Wednesday potentially faces more than a decade in prison on dozens of counts including racketeering and money laundering.

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  12. Senate honors 21 teachers who quit after 1956 anti-NAACP lawRead the original story

    May 19, 2015 | WMBF

    The South Carolina Senate is going to honor 21 black Orangeburg County teachers who resigned their jobs in 1956 to protest a law that prevented state employees from being members of the NAACP. Sen. John Matthews said the group called the "Elloree 21" is scheduled to be in the Senate chambers at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday.

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  13. Artfields 2015 winners announcedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2015 | WMBF

    The winners of the 2015 Artfields competition in Lake City have been announced, and $100,000 cash prizes was awarded to artists from across the Southeast. The $50,000 grand prize winner was Charles Anderson of New Orleans with "Central City" a graphite and charcoal portrait of a young African-American boy in a white tank top.

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  14. SC State uses $3M federal grant to reopen Elloree campRead the original story

    Apr 26, 2015 | WMBF

    The Times and Democrat of Orangeburg reports work will begin as soon as a firm finishes an environmental impact study on demolishing cabins built in the 1940s at the old 4-H Camp Harry Daniels. Camp supervisor Ted Williams says the current plans include a new research and extension center that will have laboratories and a conference room and will be able to host summer camps events affiliated with the university.

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  15. Michael Mitchell, 73, lawyer who challenged chokeholds, diesRead the original story

    Apr 21, 2015 | WMBF

    Michael R. Mitchell, an attorney who challenged the Los Angeles Police Department's use of chokeholds and won an injunction temporarily banning their use, died Friday at his Los Angeles home. He was 73. In 1981 the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals issued an injunction banning the LAPD from using chokeholds after Mitchell's high-profile cases.

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  16. SC State's new financial officer working on payment plansRead the original story

    Apr 12, 2015 | WMBF

    South Carolina State University's new chief financial officer is trying to work out payment plans on some of the school's biggest bills. The Times and Democrat of Orangeburg reports that Ed Patrick told trustees at a Thursday meeting that he is working on ideas to help the school pay off $23.5 million of debt.

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  17. Chairman of SC State board steps downRead the original story

    Apr 7, 2015 | WMBF

    Media outlets report that William Small Jr. is leaving the job of chairman but a university spokeswoman says he will remain a member of the board of trustees. Small cited health problems and recent problems with state lawmakers as the reason for his resignation as chairman last Friday.

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  18. Civil rights attorney considers consulting on SC State caseRead the original story

    Apr 5, 2015 | WMBF

    A civil rights attorney who helped secure more than $500 million for publicly funded historically black schools in Mississippi decades ago is visiting Orangeburg as he considers helping South Carolina State University. The Times and Democrat of Orangeburg reported attorney Alvin O. Chambliss Jr. arrived Friday and planned to stay a few days as he investigated the troubles facing the only publicly funded historically black university in South Carolina.

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  19. Orangeburg man pleads guilty in child's bear hug deathRead the original story

    Apr 3, 2015 | WMBF

    A Columbia man has pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter after he was accused of giving a 14-month-old Orangeburg boy a bear hug so hard he stopped breathing. The Times and Democrat of Orangeburg reports that 27-year-old Robert Kemp will be sentenced in June after entering his guilty plea Thursday.

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  20. Magic Johnson visiting SC State as part of speaker seriesRead the original story

    Mar 26, 2015 | WMBF

    Johnson is stopping at the Orangeburg school to take part in an invitation-only meet before giving a talk as part of S.C. State's Executive Speaker Series.

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