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  1. LIST: Midlands school districts announce plans to re-open after FlorenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2018 | WMBF

    Saturday, Governor Henry McMaster rescinded his executive order mandating the closing of schools across Lexington County and returned the authority for making decisions about school openings and closings to the school districts. As a result, Lexington County School District One plans to operate on a normal schedule Monday, September 17, and asks all staff and students to report to school Monday at their regular times.

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  2. NY rescue organization saving animals from hurricaneRead the original story

    Sep 15, 2018 | WMBF

    A Long Island animal rescue organization has opened its doors to animals from hurricane-hit areas in Virginia and South Carolina. Bracing for Hurricane Florence, the North Shore Animal League America in Port Washington took in more than 30 dogs, including puppies, from Martinsville, Virginia earlier this week.

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  3. Look Here: Florence-related closings, cancellations and reopening plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2018 | WMBF

    Now that Tropical Storm Florence is heading west away from the Lowcountry, school districts, local governments and businesses are announcing plans on resuming normal schedules. All public schools in the following counties are closed until further notice: Beaufort, Calhoun, Clarendon, Darlington, Dillon, Florence, Georgetown, Horry, Jasper, Lexington, Lee, Marion, Marlboro, Orangeburg, Richland, Sumter, and Williamsburg.

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  4. Hit-and-run investigation underway in OrangeburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2018 | WMBF

    The South Carolina Highway Patrol is seeking information about a hit-and-run collision that left the rider of a minibike injured. According to SCHP, the minibike motorcycle was struck in the rear by a vehicle that left the scene on Saturday, Sept.

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  5. Three HBCUs in South Carolina awarded national grant to preserve historic buildingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2018 | WMBF

    Three Midlands historically black colleges and universities are working to boost their campuses after receiving a grant from the National Park Service. Benedict College, South Carolina State University, and Voorhees College will each receive $500,000 from the grant that has an overall total of $8.6 million.

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  6. Repairs continue at 105-year-old courthouse in S CarolinaRead the original story

    Aug 11, 2018 | WMBF

    South Carolina's chief justice is allowing a judge to hold court wherever he wants in Calhoun County while the 105-year-old courthouse is being renovated. Beatty's order allows hearings in Calhoun County to be heard at the courthouse in neighboring Orangeburg County if all parties agree.

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  7. Officials investigating body found in CordovaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2018 | WMBF

    The Orangeburg County Sheriff's Office is investigating after a body was found at a Cannon Bridge Road location on Wednesday afternoon, a ccording to the Orangeburg Times and Democrat . * This story has been changed to reflect the body was not found at Young's Food Store on Cannon Bridge Road.

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  8. Orangeburg man identified in 'suspicious death' after being found in drivewayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2018 | WMBF

    Quintrel Smith, 32, died of a gunshot wound to the upper body, according to Sean Fogle with the Orangeburg County Coroner's Office. Deputies with the Orangeburg County Sheriff's Office said just after 1 p.m. Friday Aug. 3, they received a call about a man's body being seen on the ground in a driveway near the junction of Joe Jeffords Highway and Pineland Street.

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  9. Orangeburg officials investigating 'suspicious death' of man found in drivewayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2018 | WMBF

    Deputies with the Orangeburg County Sheriff's Office said just after 1 p.m., they received a call about a man's body being seen on the ground in a driveway near the junction of Joe Jeffords Highway and Pineland Street. Once deputies made it to the scene they found the man's body lying next to an overturned moped.

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  10. Orangeburg woman charged in death of 1-month-oldRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2018 | WMBF

    An Orangeburg woman has been charged in the death of her 1-month-old baby, according to the Orangeburg Times and Democra t. Tyasia Lambright, 18, appeared in an Orangeburg County courtroom Thursday to formally face the charge of homicide by child abuse.

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  11. Lowcountry road tops SCDOT's latest interstate safety project listRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2018 | WMBF

    The South Carolina Department of Transportation is planning its next set of safety improvements around the state. The Highway Safety Project breaks down dangerous areas into four categories: rural roads, road safety assessment, interstate and bike/pedestrian.

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  12. One man killed in Orangeburg crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2018 | WMBF

    One person was killed in a three-vehicle accident Wednesday night on SC Highway 102 near Antioch Road, according to Cpl. Sonny Collins with the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

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  13. LIVE: Orangeburg sheriff to give information on escaped inmate's capture TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2018 | WMBF

    Orangeburg County Sheriff Leroy Ravenell announced that the last inmate sought after an escape from Orangeburg County Detention Center has been caught. Officials will give a full update on Green's arrest at a press conference at 2 p.m. Tuesday from the Orangeburg County Law Enforcement Complex.

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  14. Sheriff: Scammers posing as deputies, demanding payment to stop fineRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2018 | WMBF

    Scammers are claiming to be deputies and instructing would-be victims to pay up to avoid imprisonment, Orangeburg's sheriff says. Sheriff Leroy Ravenell said Orangeburg County residents reported receiving calls from a "Capt.

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  15. Deputies charge couple, searching for two others following robbery and shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2018 | WMBF

    Investigators have charged two people and are looking for two others in connection with a case where two people were robbed and one shot in Orangeburg County. The Orangeburg County Sheriff's Office has charged 25-year-old Shawna Burch and 23-year-old Benjamin Carr with two counts of armed robbery.

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  16. One killed, four injured in two-vehicle crash on Hwy. 22Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2018 | WMBF

    According to information from South Carolina Highway Patrol Cpl. Sonny Collins, the crash happened around 10:30 a.m. Saturday, when the driver of a 2009 Ford crossed the median after merging from S.C. 31 onto Hwy.

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  17. SC historically black school gets new trustees next monthRead the original story

    Jun 24, 2018 | WMBF

    South Carolina State University next board of trustees will have mostly new members, who follow a board installed in 2015 to stabilize the historically black school. The Times and Democrat of Orangeburg reports eight new people will serve on the 12-member board beginning July 1. The S.C. General Assembly elected the new trustees in May. Legislators agreed in 2016 that the school wouldn't have to repay $12 million in loans from the state.

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  18. Confederate display vandalized in South CarolinaRead the original story

    Jun 22, 2018 | WMBF

    The Times and Democrat of Orangeburg reported members of three Sons of Confederate Veterans groups erected the flags June 16 on private land outside Holly Hill. Holly Hill Town Council asked the Confederate groups in April not to erect the display along U.S. 176.

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  19. 'It only takes one time:' Judge sets bond for four charged in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2018 | WMBF

    The four suspects charged with a shooting outside Ripley's Believe It Or Not! appeared for a bond hearing Friday afternoon. MYRTLE BEACH, SC The four suspects charged in connection to a shooting that occurred around midnight Thursday outside Ripley's Believe It or Not! on Ocean Boulevard appeared before a Myrtle Beach judge for a bond hearing Friday afternoon.

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  20. Marlboro County School District selects new superintendentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2018 | WMBF

    MARLBORO COUNTY, SC The Marlboro County School District has selected Dr. Gregory McCord to be the next superintendent of schools starting July 1. The school board approved his hiring after an executive session Wednesday night, according to a news release. Since 2012, McCord has served as Chief Auxiliary Services Officer in the Beaufort County School District.

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