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  1. Man convicted of murder in fight over $400 debtRead the original story

    Friday | The Star

    An Orangeburg County jury has found a 69-year-old man guilty of murder in a shooting that resulted from a fight over a debt of about $400. The Times and Democrat of Orangeburg reports a jury deliberated about two hours Thursday before finding George Hughes guilty in the shooting death of 59-year-old Michael Kemmerlin last November.

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  2. Wagener woman ID'd as Orangeburg murder victimRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | The Aiken Standard

    Lateefah Williams, 21, of Festival Trail Road in Wagener, was identified Thursday as the victim in a Wednesday stabbing, according to police reports. “This is a tragic situation in which a young lady lost her life,” Orangeburg County Sheriff Leroy Ravenell said in a press release.

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  3. Aging Office hands grant to SRS retirees groupRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 26 | The Star

    The South Carolina Office on Aging recently handed down a grant to the Savannah River Site Retirees Association resource center that will go toward further center development. The grant amounts to $49,520 and will help the center provide services to SRS retirees in disadvantaged outlying counties, such as Allendale and Orangeburg.

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  4. South Carolina gospel rap artist aims to inspire through music, ministry mindsetRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | The Star

    Submitted Photo “I Am David” is the latest CD by gospel rap artist David Dantzler Jr., who goes by his stage name Davyne. The second he could, David Dantzler Jr. broke out from his preacher-guided family and fell into a spiral of strip clubs and, as he puts it, “a life that was far from the preaching I was subjected to as a child.” The Orangeburg native began a secular rapping career under the name Davyne, during which he traveled the world, released at least 10 CDs and performed with mainstream artists including LL Cool J, Public Enemy, Lil Wayne, Mary J Blige, Young Jeezy and MC Hammer.

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  5. South Carolina gospel rap artist aims to inspire through music, ministry mindsetRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | The Aiken Standard

    Submitted Photo “I Am David” is the latest CD by gospel rap artist David Dantzler Jr., who goes by his stage name Davyne. The second he could, David Dantzler Jr. broke out from his preacher-guided family and fell into a spiral of drugs, strip clubs and, as he puts it, “a life that was far from the preaching I was subjected to as a child.” The Orangeburg native began a secular rapping career under the name Davyne, during which he traveled the world, released at least 10 CDs and performed with mainstream artists including LL Cool J, Public Enemy, Lil Wayne, Mary J Blige, Young Jeezy and MC Hammer.

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  6. Orangeburg says nurse is the exemplification of caringRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 19 | The Aiken Standard

    Angela Phelps has been highly blessed, and doesn't mind sharing the love she's received with the patients she serves every day. Phelps is a licensed practical nurse and the assistant director of nursing at Jolley Acres Health Care Center in Orangeburg.

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  7. Lawyer moves to add S.C. State as defendant in higher education suitRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 14 | The Star

    An attorney who has sued alleging South Carolina still operates a segregated system of higher education is asking a federal court to add financially troubled South Carolina State University as a defendant in the case. Current and former SC State students sued both the state and the South Carolina Commission on Higher Education in February saying duplication of the university's programs at other public universities has hurt the Orangeburg school's enrollment and finances.

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  8. Lightning strikes plane, pedestrian killed & ice cream shop's...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2015 | The Aiken Standard

    Multiple media outlets report an airport spokeswoman says the woman, whose identity hasn't been given, was traveling on an American Airlines flight Saturday. Airport officials say the plane was traveling from Hartford, Connecticut; to Charlotte, North Carolina; when it was diverted to Columbia due to bad weather.

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  9. S.C. ice cream shop gets angry messages over Confederate flagRead the original story

    Jun 28, 2015 | The Star

    The new owners of a South Carolina ice cream shop said they're bearing the brunt of angry but misdirected messages because of a Confederate battle flag in front of their business. The Times and Democrat of Orangeburg reports the flagpole is on a tiny parcel deeded by the property's previous owner to a chapter of the Sons of the Confederate Veterans.

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  10. Dixie Youth games were dominationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2015 | The Aiken Standard

    Suspense was hard to find Saturday afternoon in Dixie Youth Majors Baseball All-Star action, as the tournament's opening game had Bamberg pounding Gregg Park by a score of 15-2. The second game wasn't much closer as Orangeburg dumped Barnwell to the tune of 12-5.

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  11. Religion briefs for June 26Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | The Aiken Standard

    Cornerstone Baptist Church, 100 Cornerstone Drive, will hold worship services at 10:45 a.m. Sunday, June 28. Pastor Darrell Engle will bring the message Gifts of the Church from Ephesians 4:8-12. Life Lessons for all ages begin at 9:30 a.m. Life Apps will be held at 6:30 p.m. The topic will be Victory in Spiritual Warfare – Field Guide for Battle by Tony Evans.

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  12. Attempted murder, embezzlement & possible drowning: News around the state June 19Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2015 | The Star

    An Orangeburg man has been charged with attempted murder after authorities say he used a stun gun on his girlfriend and then fired a handgun at her. The Times & Democrat reports 20-year-old Quinnis A. Gibbs was arrested and charged Monday, hours after police say Gibbs fired a stun gun in Tyquasha Hart's face and then shot at her with a handgun.

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  13. Former police chief facing retrial in killing of black manRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2015 | The Aiken Standard

    When a South Carolina jury first heard the case of a former small town police chief who shot and killed an unarmed black man, the trial lasted six days and the jurors deliberated for 12 hours before telling the judge they had deadlocked. On Monday, Richard Combs, the white former police chief of Eutawville, will be retried on a murder charge in the May 2011 death of Bernard Bailey.

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  14. Defendant or plaintiff? SC State may be either in lawsuitRead the original story

    Jun 12, 2015 | The Aiken Standard

    South Carolina State University will be part of a lawsuit alleging the state still has a segregated system of higher education – the only question is whether the school will be a plaintiff or a defendant, the attorney who filed the suit said Friday Current and former SC State students have sued the state and the Commission on Higher Education saying duplication of SC State programs at other public universities has hurt enrollment and the bottom line at the Orangeburg school. The suit alleges that if white students can receive the courses elsewhere, they are not likely to attend the state's only historically black public university.

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  15. Fatal construction accident, beer truck overturns & Jeb Bush...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2015 | The Aiken Standard

    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. Authorities say Mavins was using a sledgehammer to knock down a wall at an old car wash in Orangeburg when the wall fell on him.

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

    May 24, 2015 | The Star

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

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  17. Columbia College professor's service-learning program helps younger kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2015 | The Aiken Standard

    SUBMITTED PHOTO Aiken native and Columbia College Professor Helen Rapoport, center, recently was recognized by the S.C. Commission on Higher Education for her efforts in the area of service learning. She is joined by the college's president, Dr. Laurie Hopkins, and Dr. Nancy Tuten, the college's chairwoman of languages and literatures division.

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  18. Man shot by white S.C. deputy says he should have dropped gunRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2015 | The Aiken Standard

    As a black South Carolina man was being rushed to the hospital after he was shot by a white sheriff's deputy, he told an investigator in a recorded interview that he should have dropped the gun he had grabbed earlier to protect himself from intruders. “I saw officers and I should have put the gun down,” Bryant Heyward told a Charleston County Sheriff's investigator during an interview in the ambulance following the Thursday incident.

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  19. House, Senate don't reach deal to fire S.C. State trusteesRead the original story

    May 5, 2015 | The Star

    The state House and Senate have nearly unanimously agreed that the trustees at South Carolina State University need to be fired. But after nearly three months of debate, they still can't agree on whether two state officials which handle financial matters should get to appoint a couple of the interim trustees to oversee the state's only public historically black university.

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  20. House, Senate don't reach deal to fire S.C. State trusteesRead the original story

    May 5, 2015 | The Aiken Standard

    The state House and Senate have nearly unanimously agreed that the trustees at South Carolina State University need to be fired. But after nearly three months of debate, they still can't agree on whether two state officials which handle financial matters should get to appoint a couple of the interim trustees to oversee the state's only public historically black university.

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