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  1. Two dead in house fire in Orangeburg CountyRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Aiken Standard

    Fire officials say the house was engulfed in flames when fire trucks arrived shortly before 3:30 p.m. Tuesday. Coroner Samuetta Marshall tells The Times and Democrat of Orangeburg that the fire claimed the lives of 86-year-old Ruby Davis and 60-year-old Daniel Davis.

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  2. Officers concerned about bill mandating S.C. cops wear camerasRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Aiken Standard

    A bill to require all South Carolina police officers to wear body cameras raises privacy and financial concerns, some law officers told a state Senate panel Wednesday. The legislation would make it mandatory for all law officers in South Carolina to wear cameras that would record all contacts they have with the public.

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  3. Editorial: Too much at stake to eye a toxic site as a cash cowRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Star

    AP File Photo There have reportedly been discussions involving S.C. Sen. Brad Hutto, D-Orangeburg, who also represents Bamburg County, at left, and other legislators regarding potentially reopening a toxic waste site in Bamburg County to the nation. There are now murmurs that lawmakers are actually negotiating the reopening of a landfill in Barnwell County for new toxic waste to enter the state.

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  4. Barnwell nuke dump proposal may reach SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Star

    For years, activists have been trying to diminish Chem-Nuclear's use of its Barnwell County waste dump and prevent more waste from coming into the area. Now, a potential move to take in shipments of higher-level waste could make its way to the state's General Assembly.

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  5. Leading senators join call to remove SC State's leadershipRead the original story

    Friday Feb 20 | The Star

    South Carolina's most powerful legislator has joined a growing number of people who say the leadership of financially troubled South Carolina State University needs to go. A proposal introduced by Senate President Pro Tem Hugh Leatherman would replace the school's entire board with a temporary one appointed by him and other lawmakers.

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  6. Surprise move to close S.C. State for two years temporarily halted as outcry growsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | The Aiken Standard

    State lawmakers temporarily halted an attempt Tuesday to shut down the financially troubled South Carolina State University for at least three semesters. The House Ways and Means Higher Education Subcommittee voted 3-1 Tuesday to suspend operations at the state's only public historically black college, a move that would mean laying off the school's employees and transferring academically eligible students.

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  7. SC's cotton growers meeting to include 2015 crop forecastRead the original story

    Jan 26, 2015 | The Aiken Standard

    The Times and Democrat of Orangeburg reports that the event includes a talk by Don Shurley of the University of Georgia. He will provide a forecast for the cotton crop and prices for 2015.

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  8. SC's cotton growers meeting to include 2015 crop forecastRead the original story

    Jan 26, 2015 | The Star

    The Times and Democrat of Orangeburg reports that the event includes a talk by Don Shurley of the University of Georgia. He will provide a forecast for the cotton crop and prices for 2015.

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  9. Man who lost both hands in 1800s becomes sheriff and coronerRead the original story

    Jan 26, 2015 | The Aiken Standard

    Harpin Riggs, who moved to Orangeburg at age 19, lost his right hand in a cotton gin accident in 1876. Then in 1884, he lost his left hand at his planing mill.

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  10. Legislature not expected to find education fix this yearRead the original story

    Jan 24, 2015 | The Star

    Legislators are unlikely to respond this year to the state Supreme Court's order to fix the education system that the justices say fails South Carolina's poor, rural children. The GOP-controlled Legislature and Gov. Nikki Haley have asked for a rehearing on last November's decision, with legislators arguing both that the state's high court overstepped its authority in telling them to do anything and that the justices need to provide instruction on what to do.

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  11. Police chief murder trial, Clemson construction & ambulance use...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | The Star

    Closing arguments are set in the murder trial of a white former South Carolina police chief charged in the 2011 shooting death of a black man. Attorneys get their last chance to address the jury in Orangeburg on Monday morning before the case goes to a jury of seven blacks and five whites.

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  12. Editorial: Fight human traffickingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | The Star

    AP File Photo S.C. Attorney General Alan Wilson is pushing to hand greater power to the state grand jury in order to more effectively handle human trafficking cases in the state. Human trafficking, far too often misjudged as merely a problem in other parts of the world, is hitting our state hard.

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  13. St. Matthews man, 22, found shot in truckRead the original story

    Jan 6, 2015 | The Aiken Standard

    Officials are trying to determine who may have been involved in the shooting death of a 22-year-old St. Matthews man. The Times and Democrat of Orangeburg reported that the body of Roland Haniff Jefferies was found in a pickup truck Monday morning a few miles outside the town.

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  14. White former police chief faces trial for killing black manRead the original story

    Jan 6, 2015 | The Star

    An attorney for a white former police chief charged with murder in the shooting death of an unarmed black man wants a South Carolina judge to move the trial. The indictment last month of Richard Combs drew comparisons to the Ferguson, Missouri, shooting and the chokehold death of a black man in New York.

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  15. Nuisance turkeys, fatal shooting & hospital bats: News around the state on Jan. 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2015 | The Aiken Standard

    State officials have euthanized 18 wild turkeys that roamed a gated golf course community in Beaufort County after determining they weren't native Eastern wild turkeys. The Island Packet of Hilton Head Island reports that residents of The Crescent in Bluffton complain as many as 100 turkeys are being a nuisance, including chasing cars down streets and pecking windows.

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  16. Police: Man breaks teacher's arm in classroomRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | The Star

    Police say a 21-year-old man broke a fourth-grade teacher's arm in front of her students at an Orangeburg County elementary school. Police Chief Josh Detter told The Times and Democrat of Orangeburg that Torian Gadson first knocked on a window at Holly Hill Elementary School Monday to try to get in.

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  17. Indicting a police officer is uncommon occurrenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2014 | The Star

    AP Photo/The Times and Democrat, Larry Hardy, File Richard Combs, the former police chief and sole officer in the small town of Eutawville listens in court in Orangeburg. A grand jury in South Carolina voted to bring murder charges against Combs, who fatally shot an unarmed man who had come to Town Hall to contest a traffic ticket.

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  18. White ex-cop charged in killing of black man in S.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | The Star

    AP Photo/The Times and Democrat, Larry Hardy Richard Combs, the former police chief and sole officer in the small town of Eutawville listens in court with his lawyer John O'Leary, on Thursday in Orangeburg. Combs, who fatally shot an unarmed black man in South Carolina in 2011 was charged with murder, and his lawyer accused prosecutors of taking advantage of national outrage toward police to get the indictment.

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  19. Orangeburg man beaten to death with asphalt chunkRead the original story

    Nov 27, 2014 | The Star

    Investigators say a 38-year-old man has been charged with murder after he beat a 75-year-old man to death with a chunk of asphalt during a robbery at the victim's Orangeburg County home. Deputies said in a news release that Willie Miller became a suspect shorty after a friend looked through a window Monday and saw Clifford Herring motionless on the floor.

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  20. Coastal Carolina tries to finish undefeated seasonRead the original story

    Nov 21, 2014 | The Aiken Standard

    Coastal Carolina coach Joe Moglia is one of those coaches who believes in the idea of taking each game on its own and don't look ahead. So with just a win over Liberty on Saturday standing between the Chanticleers and an undefeated season, Moglia is ready to embrace what this team has accomplished over the whole season.

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