Orangeburg County Newswire (Page 9)

Orangeburg County Newswire (Page 9)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Orangeburg County, SC. (Page 9)

Results 161 - 180 of 1,166 in Orangeburg County, SC

  1. South Carolina acts to bring in Chinese tire companyRead the original story

    Jun 19, 2017 | China Daily

    South Carolina, home to five international tire makers, has taken a step to get a sixth company - Chinese tire maker Wanli Tire Corp, which wants to build a $1 billion plant in Orangeburg County. A legislative panel on June 6 didn't object to a request from the state Department of Commerce to borrow up to $40.5 million, Adrienne Fairwell, a spokeswoman with the department, said last Monday.

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  2. Company Two continues battle with countyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2017 | Hampton County Guardian

    ... his identity, and after Williams bonded out of jail, he allegedly transported by authorities to the Orangeburg County Detention Center for a period of over 24-hours and then released by Orangeburg County Detention Center after officials there ...

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  3. Escaped inmate in jail jumpsuit was easy to spot for policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2017 | WSOCTV

    ... who was out of place with his attire around 10:35 a.m. Friday, about eight hours after his escape from the Orangeburg County jail. Authorities say the 33-year-old inmate had recently been sentenced to three years behind bars for a probation ...

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  4. Inmate who escaped Midlands jail capturedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2017 | WMBF

    Officials at the Orangeburg County Jail say 29-year-old Gregory Prezzy has been apprehended after he escaped the jail around 2:30 a.m. Friday due to a mechanical malfunction in one of the jail's doors.

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  5. Manhunt underway for inmate who escaped Midlands jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | FOX Carolina

    According to Orangeburg County Jail administrator Harold Young, 29-year-old Gregory Prezzy escaped the jail around 2:30 a.m. Friday due to a mechanical malfunction in one of the jail's doors. If you have any information about this incident, you are urged to contact Crimestoppers in any of the following ways: Call 1-888-CRIME SC , Text TIPSC plus your tip info to CRIMES , visit www.midlandscrimestoppers.com and email a tip.

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  6. Orangeburg Co. deputies seize 19 pounds of marijuana after special operationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2017 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Orangeburg County Sheriff Leroy Ravenell announced that an alert special operations team was in the right place on Wednesday to seize 19 pounds of marijuana. "We had a team in the area assigned a different task when one noticed a vehicle traveling erratically," the sheriff said.

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  7. Trio faces 101 charges for stealing from relatives, businesses & churchRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | WMBF

    Thomas Horne, 20, James Beason, III, 21, and Austin Tindall, 21, are facing 101 charges filed with the Orangeburg County Magistrate's Office ranging from first-degree burglary to petit larceny. "These individuals started stealing items such as lawn mowers and similar yard equipment before moving up to breaking into at least one church," Sheriff Leroy Ravenell said.

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  8. 3 charged with 100+ counts in string of robberiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | WMBF

    Three Orangeburg County men are facing more than 100 charges altogether in connection to a number of burglaries and larcenies. 101 charges have been filed with the Orangeburg County Magistrate's Office ranging from burglary to petit larceny for Thomas Horne, 20, James Beason, III, 21, and Austin Tindall, 21. These individuals started stealing items such as lawn mowers and similar yard equipment before moving up to breaking into at least one church," Orangeburg Co.

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  9. RMC proposes to build Emergency Department to serve Barnwell and Bamberg countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2017 | People Sentinel

    The Regional Medical Center in Orangeburg is proposing to build an $8.63 million, 20,500 square-foot, freestanding 24/7 emergency department for Bamberg and Barnwell counties, according to a press release from RMC. Both Hutto and Matthews represent Orangeburg County.

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  10. Despite veto, lawmaker confident Orangeburg consolidation will happenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2017 | WIS-TV Columbia

    So WIS asked him for his thoughts on a controversial plan to combine Orangeburg County's three school districts into one. "Considering I've just come out of high school roughly five years ago, I don't think it's a good idea.

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  11. South Carolina governor vetoes school consolidation billRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2017 | District Administration

    In a message released Friday, McMaster says he commends the Orangeburg County Legislative Delegation's efforts to address local school issues. "I cannot sign a bill with such clear-cut constitutional violations.

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  12. Holly Hill man charged with murder after altercation leads to shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2017 | WMBF

    Sheriff Leroy Ravenell announced that a Holly Hill man has been charged after an altercation over a dog led to a fatal shooting late Thursday. Orangeburg County Sheriff's deputies were called to a Bonanza Drive location near Eutawville around 10:20 p.m. Thursday.

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  13. Taking 'Flight' - new exhibit highlights aviation at EdVentureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2017 | WIS-TV Columbia

    ... Henry McMaster vetoed S. 662, a controversial bill that would have consolidated the school districts in Orangeburg County into one entity. Gov. Henry McMaster vetoed S. 662, a controversial bill that would have consolidated the school districts in ...

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  14. The City of Cayce's Soiree is happening this monthRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2017 | WIS-TV Columbia

    ... Henry McMaster vetoed S. 662, a controversial bill that would have consolidated the school districts in Orangeburg County into one entity. Gov. Henry McMaster vetoed S. 662, a controversial bill that would have consolidated the school districts in ...

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  15. Gov. McMaster vetoes bill to consolidate Orangeburg Co. schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2017 | WIS-TV Columbia

    Gov. Henry McMaster vetoed S. 662, a controversial bill that would have consolidated the school districts in Orangeburg County into one entity. "At present, Orangeburg County is divided into three distinct public school districts," McMaster's statement says.

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  16. Deputies: Orangeburg Co. traffic stop leads to weapon chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2017 | WMBF

    A judge set bond Thursday for a Vance man arrested after a traffic stop led to the discovery of a firearm, deputies say. Johnathan Guest, 26, was charged with unlawful carrying of a pistol and driving without a license, according to Orangeburg County Sheriff's spokesman Richard Walker.

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  17. South Carolina House Speaker Jay Lucas closes shoving match...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2017 | Post and Courier

    ... in which Cobb-Hunter and Govan were discussing a bill about the consolidation of school districts in Orangeburg County. According to Lucas' letter, that incident became physical. In a recording of the floor session that day, Cobb-Hunter can be seen ...

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  18. Orangeburg legislators receive reprimand for physical altercation in State HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2017 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    ... and Govan agree the altercation began as a verbal argument over a contentious bill to consolidate Orangeburg County school districts. They say it happened in the narrow hallway between the House chamber and a meeting room. Cobb-Hunter spoke to WIS, ...

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  19. Written reprimand for physically feuding SC lawmakersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2017 | WIS-TV Columbia

    ... and Govan agree the altercation began as a verbal argument over a contentious bill to consolidate Orangeburg County school districts. They say it happened in the narrow hallway between the House chamber and a meeting room. Cobb-Hunter spoke to WIS, ...

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  20. Speaker warns 2 legislators to keep future arguments civil COLUMBIA,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2017 | WSOCTV

    ... Orangeburg Democrats were arguing in a hallway leading to the House chamber over legislation consolidating Orangeburg County school districts. The bill was approved during a special session Tuesday. "While I believe that Rep. Govan bears a higher ...

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