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  1. SC ice cream shop gets angry messages over Confederate flagRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 28 | WMBF

    The new owners of a South Carolina ice cream shop say 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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  2. 42 new troopers graduate from SC Highway PatrolRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 23 | WMBF

    The Times and Democrat of Orangeburg reports Basic 96's graduation Thursday brings the total number of troopers in the state to 768. The troopers, who began training in January, graduated from the Criminal Justice Academy on May 8 and continued on for specialized training from the Patrol in all areas of law enforcement, including DUI detection, traffic laws, collision investigation and the use of firearms.

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  3. Hillary Clinton stops in N. Charleston, talks job training and higher educationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | WMBF

    Clinton said the cost of a higher education is way too expensive, and agreed with the president's proposal to give free education to students at local colleges provided they do community service. "I think there's some real benefits to having high school students in apprenticeship programs," Clinton said."

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  4. Job growth, training focus of Clinton's trip to SCRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | WMBF

    The Democratic presidential contender is meeting Wednesday with community leaders in the Orangeburg area. She is then scheduled to host a forum at Trident Technical College beginning at 3 p.m., with doors opening at 12:45 p.m. The event in North Charleston is free and open to the public, but attendees are asked to RSVP as space is limited.

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  5. Job growth, training focus of Clinton's trip to S. CarolinaRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 17 | WMBF

    The Democratic presidential contender is meeting Wednesday with community leaders in the Orangeburg area. Later in the day, she is scheduled to host a forum at Trident Technical College.

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  6. Jury in ex-police chief's murder retrial will be picked this afternoonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | WMBF

    The jury in the murder retrial of a former Eutawville police chief is expected to be seated Monday afternoon. Richard Combs is charged with murder in the 2011 shooting death of Bernard Bailey.

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  7. Retrial begins for ex-SC police chief charged with murderRead the original story

    Monday Jun 15 | WMBF

    A white former South Carolina police chief is facing a second trial on a murder charge in the shooting of an unarmed black man more than four years ago. Former Eutawville police chief Richard Combs is charged in the May 2011 shooting death of Bernard Bailey.

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  8. Staying cool is crucial as hotter temps roll inRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 14 | WMBF

    This weekend's record-high heat for the year had many people in the Midlands searching for ways to stay cool. According to recent studies from the Centers for Disease Control roughly 3,442 people in the United States died due to extreme heat over a four year period.

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  9. Former police chief facing retrial in killing of black manRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 14 | WMBF

    A former small-town South Carolina police chief is set to stand trial anew this week in the 2011 shooting death of an unarmed black man. After Combs' indictment last December, the case drew comparisons to the shooting of a black man in Ferguson, Missouri, and the chokehold death of a black by police officers in New York City.

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  10. 6 more to be sentenced in SC State kickback caseRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 11 | WMBF

    The Times and Democrat of Orangeburg reports that the six who have admitted to being involved in various schemes surrounding former board chairman Jonathan Pinson will be sentenced July 6 in Charleston. A jury convicted Pinson last summer on 29 federal charges in schemes involving a 2011 homecoming, an effort to sell the 121-acre Sportsman's Retreat to the university, a Marion County diaper factory and a Columbia-area housing complex.

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  11. 3 things to know as you head out the doorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 11 | WMBF

    SACS is expected to release a preliminary report on SC State's probation status. This follows a hearing that took place Tuesday between SACS and SC State board members in Virginia.

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  12. Orangeburg deputies searching for man wanted for attempted murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 5 | WMBF

    Orangeburg County sheriff's deputies along with the U.S. Marshals Service have arrested a suspect they say shot a man multiple times. On Friday, 37-year-old Robert Jameen Morton was arrested for attempted murder and possession of a weapon during a violent crime.

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  13. Orangeburg man dies in construction accidentRead the original story

    Friday Jun 5 | 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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  14. Report: Orangeburg man killed by falling concrete blockRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 4 | 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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  15. Woman stabbed to death in OrangeburgRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 3 | 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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  16. Community leaders hope farmers market becomes new tradition in OrangeburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 2 | 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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  17. Orangeburg deputies in search of those responsible for mailbox damageRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 1 | 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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