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22 hrs ago | WLTX-TV Columbia

Richland County Deputies Investigating Shooting

Richland County Deputies Investigating Shooting Richland County deputies are investigating a shooting that happened near the Austin Woods apartments on Garners Ferry Road.

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Related Topix: Columbia, SC

Thu Aug 21, 2014

WIS-TV Columbia

3 employees resign after DJJ escape

Information WIS received from a Freedom of Information Act request shows that DJJ staff realized the juvenile inmate was missing at 10:55 p.m. June 21 when the third-shift staff came in to work.

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Related Topix: Columbia, SC

Wed Aug 20, 2014

WLTX-TV Columbia

Deputies: Man Shot While Riding in Car

Deputies: Man Shot While Riding in Car Richland County, SC - Richland County deputies are investigating a late night shooting that wounded a man.

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Related Topix: St. Andrews, SC

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Island Packet

Suspect accused of setting vehicle parked at Richland County hotel on fire

Sheriff Leon Lott said the suspect was captured on surveillance video allegedly setting fire to a blue BMW in the parking lot of the Holiday Inn at 8105 Two Notch Road just before 11 p.m. Sunday.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

The State

Investigation of SC House Speaker Harrell continuing, sources say

An investigation into allegations that S.C. House Speaker Bobby Harrell misused campaign money is continuing despite a statement by the Charleston Republican over the weekend indicating the probe was over, according to sources familiar with the matter.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Columbia, SC, Orangeburg, SC

The Island Packet

SCa s jobless rate jumps in July

The state's jobless rate increased to 5.7 percent from 5.3 percent in June, according to the S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce.

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Related Topix: South Carolina, University of South Carolina, Lexington, SC, Bamberg County, SC

WLTX-TV Columbia

KershawHealth Revamping EMS Division

KershawHealth Revamping EMS Division After an evaluation from UNC Chapel Hill, KershawHealth is revamping some of their EMS practices.

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Related Topix: University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Kershaw, SC, Chesterfield County, SC, Kershaw County, SC

WLTX-TV Columbia

Video Shows Man Break Window, Steal Cigarettes

Video Shows Man Break Window, Steal Cigarettes 35 cartoons of cigarettes were stolen during a July 10 break-in at Food Fair on Garners Ferry Road Check out this story on WLTX.com: http://on.wltx.com/1oKedQ5 Columbia, SC -- Richland County deputies have released surveillance video that they hope will help them find a man who broke the glass of a ... (more)

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Related Topix: Columbia, SC

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Fort Mill Times

Group cleaning up roads around Columbia

On Saturday, volunteers from Keep the Midlands Beautiful are picking up litter from roads in Lexington and Richland counties.

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Related Topix: Columbia, SC, Lexington County, SC, Fort Mill, SC

Fri Aug 15, 2014

WLTX-TV Columbia

9-Year-old Found in Meth Home

Check out this story on WLTX.com: http://on.wltx.com/1oBOKrX Richland County, SC - Richland County deputies say a 9-year-old child was found in a home that contained meth.

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WIS-TV Columbia

Scene of meth lab bust in Richland County.

A man and a woman were detained after Richland County deputies found an active meth lab in a home Friday afternoon.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

The Island Packet

SC legislators meet in September a " not Friday a " to choose election board

Richland County legislators have 10 finalists to choose from when they select an election board, though it's possible that anyone among the original pool of 51 applicants could be nominated from the floor.

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Related Topix: Columbia, SC, Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Blythewood, SC, Arcadia Lakes, SC

WIS-TV Columbia

Richland County sheriff reacts to Ferguson shooting

The unrest in Missouri has prompted a national conversation on race, violence, and the role of police in the community.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Columbia, SC

Fort Mill Times

Newberry man faces bigamy charge

Newberry County Sheriff Jim Foster said 49-year-old Darnell Pixley was charged on a single count and surrendered to deputies Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Newberry, SC, Newberry County, SC, Edgefield County, SC, Fort Mill, SC

Tue Aug 12, 2014

WIS-TV Columbia

Richland Co. deputies in search of missing 12-year-old girl

Authorities say Weller left her foster parents' home in Eastover on Sunday and has not been since.

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Related Topix: Eastover, SC, Hartsville, SC

Rock Hill Herald

Residents frustrated as owner of SC mansion hosts parties

They say homeowners Valerie and Charles Aiken continue to have big, noisy gatherings that crowd narrow neighborhood streets with visitors who park in their yards in defiance of the county zoning law.

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Related Topix: St. Andrews, SC, Wedding

Mon Aug 11, 2014

WIS-TV Columbia

Hopkins, Lower Richland residents still seek answers for proposed sewer project

More than 200 Hopkins residents showed up at Hopkins Park to discuss the county's proposed sewer project that would be placed throughout Lower Richland, Eastover and Hopkins.

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Related Topix: Hopkins, SC, Eastover, SC

WLTX-TV Columbia

Sheriff: 'This Man Has Just Been Going Crazy'

Richland County deputies say a suspect wanted in a string of crimes is now facing three counts of attempted murder for Sheriff: 'This Man Has Just Been Going Crazy' Richland County, SC - Richland County deputies say a suspect wanted in a string of crimes is now facing three counts of attempted murder for Check out this story on WLTX.com: ... (more)

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Related Topix: Columbia, SC

Camden Chronicle Independent

Palmetto Utilities still seeking KCC endorsement

Palmetto Utilities, a Richland County-based utility with facilities in Kershaw County, will be a focus of discussion during Kershaw County Council's meeting Tuesday evening.

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Related Topix: Kershaw County, SC, Cellphones

Sun Aug 10, 2014

The State

Richland County could best other SC water parks

They usually run into someone they know, or Sharanda, 14, meets someone in line who wants to race down the water slide or bob around in the wave pool.

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Related Topix: Charleston County, SC, South Carolina, Columbia, SC

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