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Bamberg County Newswire

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  1. Prominent South Carolina public schools history book author believed...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Myrtle Beach Online

    ... a child, I recognized this. She was completely oblivious. Furthermore, her grandfather was a slave owner in Bamberg County. See www.sharedhistory.org for my acknowledgment of this loathsome legacy that follows me today." If you ever questioned why ...

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  2. Car plant could spinoff a lot more jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Summerville Journal Scene

    While Volvo Cars North America is grabbing the spotlight in Berkeley County, economic development officials say businesses supplying car parts and other automotive-related services ultimately could eclipse the Swedish automaker's job totals. “This project was designed to encourage Volvo to bring their suppliers with them,” Berkeley County Supervisor Bill Peagler said Thursday during a county Chamber of Commerce luncheon.

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  3. Voorhees College student shot to deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | People Sentinel

    Damion Green, who was majoring in business administration at the Denmark college, was found shot to death in his Bamberg County home August 6, according to a statement from the college. "On behalf of the Voorhees College family, we regret to confirm the status of Mr. Damion Green, a senior here at Voorhees College.

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  4. Byars arrested for attempted murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | People Sentinel

    Christopher Antoine Byars, 31, of 277 Dicks Street, Williston, was arrested July 31 at the Palmetto Motel on Highway 301 in Orangeburg. The arrest was made by the Bamberg County Sheriff's Office with the assistance of Orangeburg Department of Public Safety and the Barnwell County Sheriff's Office.

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  5. Denmark, S.C. man arrested on child pornography chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | News 12 WRDW

    South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson says a member of the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force arrested Wayne D. Poston with the assistance from the Bamberg County Sheriff's Office. A search warrant as issued and executed at Poston's home on July 16, 2015.

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  6. Denmark man arrested on child porn chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | WMBF

    ... rney's office. Computer-related items were seized for forensic examination. He was arrested on July 20 at the Bamberg County Sheriff's Office. If convicted, he faces up to 10 years in prison for each count. Bond was set at $50,000.

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  7. Albertha Richberg Howard-Shearrod ObituaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2015 | New Rochelle Talk

    ... Branch Road, Bamberg. She was born Dec 1, 1923, TO THE LATE Rev.Daniel R. and Julia Hightower-Richberg in Bamberg County. She attended the Bamberg County public Schools. While in South Carolina, she attended various churches: Lemon Swamp, Fish Pond, ...

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  8. South Carolina unemployment rate drops slightly in JuneRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 | Bluffton Today

    ... gear. Allendale County had the highest unemployment rate in June, at 11.5 percent. It was followed closely by Bamberg County at 11.3 percent and Marlboro County at 11.1 percent. Charleston County had the lowest rate at 5.5 percent. Lexington ...

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  9. Crowds gather at S.C. Capitol for the historic removal of Confederate flagRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    ... Jim Crow era. As a 13 year-old schoolgirl, she said, she was part of a generation that integrated schools in Bamberg County. Taking the flag down, she said, is just one more step toward progress. Over the years, many in South Carolina -- the first ...

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  10. The curious case of Nikki Haley: What the Republican governor can...Read the original story

    Jun 23, 2015 | BayouBuzz.com

    She is the nation's second Indian-American chief executive and the first Sikh governor in the U.S. Her parents emigrated to the U.S. from India and Haley was born in Bamberg County, South Carolina. In September of 1996, she married Michael Haley - a captain in the Army National Guard and combat veteran who was deployed to Afghanistan - in both a Methodist church ceremony and a Sikh gurdwara.

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  11. County Council supports EDC recommendationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | People Sentinel

    The Barnwell County Council supported two recommendations from the Economic Development Commission Monday, June 9 to assist in two industrial projects. The first was a request from the City of Barnwell for $100,000 for a water line project for the Orchids Paper Products plant.

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  12. Three new courses coming to Williston-Elko High SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | People Sentinel

    ... has gone up, Overton said the fee has not been changed since 2010. He said some districts, such as one in Bamberg County, charge non-resident students $2,500 annually. District 19 doesn't have a fee, while District 45 charges $500 per year. Overton ...

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  13. Trespassing call ends with shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | People Sentinel

    A trespassing call turned into a shooting incident May 22 resulting in Bamberg County's fire coordinator being charged with attempted murder. Bamberg County Fire Coordinator Brenna Hancock, 37, is charged with two counts of attempted murder following the incident that occurred near the home Hancock was living located at 9381 Low Country Highway, Olar.

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  14. Bamberg County fire official accused of firing AR-15 at boyfrienda s wifeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | Post and Courier

    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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  15. Fire Official Charged with 2 Counts of AttemptedaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | WLTX-TV Columbia

    Fire Official Charged with 2 Counts of Attempted Murder A Bamberg County fire official has been charged with two counts of attempted murder. Check out this story on WLTX.com: http://on.wltx.com/1HwcF0k The Times and Democrat of Orangeburg reported that State Law Enforcement Division agents charged Bamberg County Fire Coordinator Brenna Ayer Hancock.

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  16. SC fire official charged with attempted murder after shooting woman with AR-15Read the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2015 | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    The Bamberg County fire coordinator was arrested and charged with attempted murder after shooting a woman with a semi-automatic rifle over the weekend. Brenna Hancock, 37, was charged with attempted murder after a shooting at a residence in the 9400 block of Low Country Highway in Olar Friday.

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  17. I-26 shut down after multi-vehicle crash near ColumbiaRead the original story

    May 22, 2015 | FOX Carolina

    ... said the victim of a stabbing showed up at an area fire department and was later pronounced dead. The Bamberg County fire coordinator was arrested and charged with attempted murder after shooting a woman with a semi-automatic rifle. The Bamberg ...

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  18. Barnwell mother recovering following Olar shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2015 | People Sentinel

    ... God to get them through this. He asks for continued prayers for Heather, her children and the entire family. Bamberg County Sheriff Ed Darnell said he could not comment on the shooting because he has turned everything over to the State Law ...

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  19. Fairfield Memorial Hospital CEO to retireRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2015 | Herald Independent

    ... Fairfield have struggled to survive in the ever-changing healthcare environment," McGraw said. McGraw cited Bamberg County and Marlboro Park Hospitals as well as Wallace Thompson Hospital in Union as examples of the challenges rural hospitals face. ...

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  20. Santee Cooper making headway on carbon emissionsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2015 | Business Journal

    ... charges us to promote economic development, which we have been very active in. I grew up on a farm in rural Bamberg County. I couldn't say that I was poor, but I wasn't wealthy either. And I know what it means to be able to have a good job and how ...

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