Orangeburg County Newswire

Orangeburg County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Orangeburg County, SC.

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  1. Sheriff: Suspect in burglary found hiding in nearby leavesRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | WIS-TV Columbia

    Orangeburg County Sheriff Leroy Ravenell said an eagle-eyed citizen's curiosity helped them nab a suspect during a burglary in progress at a closed restaurant on North Road. Ravenell said the citizen was passing by the old Ryan's Steakhouse around 1 a.m. Saturday and spotted someone walking around with a flashlight at the location.

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  2. Man arrested for ramming trooper's car in Orangeburg CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 25 | WMBF

    ORANGEBURG COUNTY, SC A Dorchester County man is in custody after admitting to intentionally ramming a South Carolina Highway Patrol trooper's marked vehicle Thursday night. According to Orangeburg County Sheriff Leroy Ravenell, Ismael Clark, 25 led authorities on a high-speed chase into Orangeburg County, where a trooper met the chase from the oncoming lane.

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  3. Edisto Island Serpentarium fighting back from Hurricane Matthew, snakes and gators galoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 25 | Post and Courier

    ... of dollars. The Clamp brothers have been fascinated with snakes since boyhood. They grew up in rural Orangeburg County, constantly going out in the woods to bring home reptiles, despite the protests and concerns of their parents. Their mother was a ...

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  4. Summerville man arrested after admitting to intentionally ramming...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 24 | Post and Courier

    A man was arrested Thursday night after he allegedly rammed into a S.C. Highway Patrol trooper's vehicle in Orangeburg. Ismael Clark, a 25-year-old Summerville resident, admitted to intentionally crashing into the trooper's marked vehicle, according to the Orangeburg County Sheriff's Office.

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  5. Deputies: Man intentionally struck Trooper's vehicle during chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 24 | WIS-TV Columbia

    Orangeburg County Sheriff Leroy Ravenell said a Dorchester County man is in custody after admitting to intentionally ramming a Highway Patrol trooper's marked vehicle Thursday night. Ismael Clark, 25, is charged by the Orangeburg County Sheriff's Office with one count of attempted murder after the collision.

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  6. Orangeburg man charged after juvenile allegedly sexually assaultedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 24 | WMBF

    ... with first-degree criminal sexual conduct with a minor under 11 years of age. During a hearing on Friday, Orangeburg County Magistrate Sam daily deferred bond on the Edisto Drive man to a circuit court judge. Orangeburg County Sheriff's ...

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  7. Midlands man arrested, allegedly threatened to shoot girlfriend, deputiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 23 | WIS-TV Columbia

    In an Orangeburg County Sheriff's Department incident report, Brandon Stinson, 23, allegedly threatened his girlfriend at a resident on Gardensgate Road. Deputies found the woman crying and bleeding from her mouth after being allegedly assaulted by Stinson.

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  8. Adding 'insult to injury': Delay on equal pay bill riles local DemocratsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 23 | Summerville Journal Scene

    ... He said the committee had minimal time to properly review the bill and even explained the time crunch to Orangeburg County Rep. Gilda Cobb-Hunter, the bill's sponsor. "I told her at that time that this bill was not something we could rush through in ...

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  9. Troopers: passing pickup crashes into car, killing driverRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 23 | WIS-TV Columbia

    Troopers say the driver of a westbound pickup attempted to pass several vehicles and crashed into an eastbound Acura, killing the driver. The Orangeburg County Coroner identified the driver of the Acura as 46-year old Reginald Washington of Cross and said he was not wearing a seat belt.

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  10. Man in fatal Orangeburg County crash identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 23 | WMBF

    Troopers with South Carolina Highway Patrol says Washington's car was headed eastbound when it was struck by a pickup heading in the opposite direction.

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  11. SC Disaster Recovery Office opens mobile intake centers statewideRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 22 | WIS-TV Columbia

    A mobile intake center will be opening in Orangeburg County to help individual applications for housing recovery related to the October 2015 flood. The mobile offices will serve one county each day at three separate locations to reach citizens around the state more effectively.

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  12. Here's the good cause behind why these folks shaved their headsRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 22 | WIS-TV Columbia

    Carolina Beach Police Officer Colby Edens hit and killed a child with his patrol vehicle at a home on Kiwi Lane in Wilmington Tuesday night just before 7. Carolina Beach Police Officer Colby Edens hit and killed a child with his patrol vehicle at a home on Kiwi Lane in Wilmington Tuesday night just before 7. A mobile intake center will be opening in Orangeburg County to help individual applications for housing recovery related to the October 2015 flood. A mobile intake center will be opening in Orangeburg County to help individual applications for housing recovery related to the October 2015 flood.

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  13. 1 arrested in 2015 Orangeburg IHOP robberyRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 22 | WTMA-AM North Charleston

    An Orangeburg man who had fought extradition from Colorado is back in the Palmetto State to face an armed robbery charge. Orangeburg County Sheriff Leroy Ravenell said 51-year-old Bernard Hill, wanted in the October 2015 armed robbery of a local restaurant, was brought back to Orangeburg on Monday.

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  14. Sheriff: Orangeburg armed robber who fled to Colorado back in South CarolinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 21 | WIS-TV Columbia

    Authorities say an Orangeburg man wanted for an armed robbery at an IHOP who then fled to Colorado is back in South Carolina. Orangeburg County Sheriff Leroy Ravenell said 51-year-old Bernard Hill is back in the Palmetto State after Hill had fought extradition from Colorado.

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  15. Final 2 wanted in Orangeburg Co. home invasion arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 21 | WIS-TV Columbia

    The Orangeburg County Sheriff's Office says Kentrone Bradley, 20, and Desmond Johnson, 22, turned themselves in separately on Monday. They were wanted in connection to a home invasion in February at a home on Throne Drive.

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  16. Authorities investigating suspicious death in Orangeburg CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 20 | WMBF

    Investigators with the Orangeburg County Sheriff's Office were called to a home off Joe Jeffords Highway on Monday where someone was found deceased inside a mobile home. "The citizen was there at the residence to give the individual a ride to work," OCSO officials said."

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  17. 2 arrested, 2 sought in violent home invasion in Orangeburg Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 17 | WIS-TV Columbia

    Two men have been arrested and Orangeburg County Sheriff's deputies are searching for two more men in a violent home invasion. Daematris Stokes, 20, of Orangeburg, is charged with first-degree burglary, criminal conspiracy, possession of a weapon during a violent crime, and kidnapping.

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  18. Boltons sentenced to jail time, restitutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 17 | WIS-TV Columbia

    ... Force base in Sumter has been court-martialed on child pornography charges. Two men have been arrested and Orangeburg County Sheriff's deputies are searching for two more men in a violent home invasion. Two men have been arrested and Orangeburg ...

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  19. Deputies: 2 facing drug charges after Orangeburg Co. checkpointRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 15 | WMBF

    James Turner, 21, of Vance, was charged with possession with intent to distribute a Schedule IV drug; and Isreal Jamison, 75, of Holly Hill, was charged with first-offense manufacturing or distributing cocaine base and first offense possession of cocaine, Orangeburg County Sheriff's spokesman Richard Walker said. Investigators were conducting a traffic checkpoint on March 8 at approximately 8:25 p.m. near the town of Vance when a man driving a 2000 Dodge Ram pulled up to the checkpoint.

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  20. Deputies seek information after man found dead in vehicleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 14 | WMBF

    According to the Orangeburg County Sheriff's Office, witnesses found 43-year-old Clyde Bethea, III, in a white Toyota 4-Runner parked on Legend Court just west of the Santee town limit. Officials said the man was slumped over in the driver's seat, was not breathing, and had signs of blood on him.

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