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5 hrs ago | WLTX-TV Columbia

DSS Fails To Comply With State's 24 Hour Response Law

News19 learned about the 24 hour rule and it's importance after an investigation into the death of a Richland County boy.

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Related Topix: Columbia, SC

12 hrs ago | Lexington County Chronicle

Chapin mayor's case goes to court

A hearing to determine if the Chapin Town Council majority is in contempt of court will be held Friday, April 25. Supreme Court Justice Jean Toal ordered the hearing be held at 2 p.m., in the Richand County Judicial Center, 1701 Main Street, Columbia.

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Related Topix: Chapin, SC, Columbia, SC

17 hrs ago | Lexington County Chronicle

Wine dinner to raise money for literacy tutoring

A four-course wine dinner will raise money for Turning Pages literacy tutoring. The 'Taste of France' dinner will start at 6 p.m. today at Main Street Cafe, 131 East Main St., Lexington.

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Related Topix: Lexington, SC, Lexington County, SC, Soup, Life, Food

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Columbia Journalism Review

Come for the Facebook spat, stay for the child welfare story

Late last week, a Facebook spat between South Carolina's Republican governor and an oft-supportive GOP state senator broke out into the national media.

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Related Topix: South Carolina, Nikki Haley, US Governors

Camden Chronicle Independent

Crime Report - April 23, 2014

Kershaw County Sheriff's Office deputies arrested two Columbia residents suspected of shoplifting from a West DeKalb Street discount store April 14 following a high-speed chase that ended in Richland County.

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Related Topix: Kershaw County, SC, Columbia, SC

Tue Apr 22, 2014

WIS-TV Columbia

DNR searching river for person who jumped off I-20 bridge

The South Carolina Department of Resources says officers are searching the Broad River for a person who jumped off the Interstate 20 bridge.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

WLTX-TV Columbia

Richland Lawmakers Work to Address Election Concerns

The June primary election is right around the corner, and Richland County lawmakers are working to make sure there's not a repeat of the 2012 general election.

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Related Topix: Columbia, SC

Thu Apr 17, 2014

WLTX-TV Columbia

DSS Director Admits Turnover Trouble at Richlanda

We've heard complaint after complaint, and now the State Director of Department of Social Services has admitted there's trouble at the DSS office in Richland County.

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Related Topix: Columbia, SC, Lexington, SC, Charleston County, SC, Greenville, SC

South Carolina Lawyers Weekly

Lawyers on the Move

Turner Padget Graham & Laney announced that Langdon Cheves III and Rhame B. "Chip" Cannon have joined the firm.

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Related Topix: Greenville, SC, Charleston, SC

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Free Times

The Rivers Issue

Canine on the side lines of the Millrace Massacre on the Lower Saluda River in January.

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Related Topix: Saluda, SC, Columbia, SC, Cayce, SC

Norwalk Citizen News

Social services head says she won't step down

The director of South Carolina's Department of Social Services said Wednesday that she wouldn't step down from the agency, saying she feels she has more work to accomplish.

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Related Topix: Nikki Haley, US Governors

Post and Courier

DSS director begins her testimony over shortfalls

The embattled director of the state Department of Social Services is testifying before a Senate panel this morning, over reports of shortfalls at the agency by former staffers.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

WIS-TV Columbia

Drug trafficking arrest leads to 4 other arrests

Sheriff's Deputies say the arrest of a man on drug trafficking charge led to the arrest of several others on similar charges.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Irmo, SC, Columbia, SC

WLTX-TV Columbia

Victim of Fatal Hit & Run Identified

Columbia, SC - Richland County Coroner Gary Watts has identified the victim of a fatal hit and run from Saturday.

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Related Topix: Columbia, SC

Sun Apr 13, 2014

The State

2 pedestrians killed in Richland, Lexington

A woman was killed by a car that left the scene on Leesburg Road in Hopkins shortly before 11 p.m. Saturday.

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Related Topix: Lexington, SC, Lexington County, SC, Hopkins, SC

Post and Courier

Richland County authorities searching for driver in fatal hit-and-run

Authorities are looking for the driver who ran over and killed a pedestrian in Richland County and then drove away.

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Related Topix: Lexington County, SC

WLTX-TV Columbia

Pedestrian Killed in Hit and Run

Richland County, SC --- South Carolina Highway Patrol says a driver who hit and killed a pedestrian then fled the scene.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Free Times

Riverbanksa s 40-Year Celebration

On April 25 from 7 to 9:30 p.m., the Riverbanks Society, a nonprofit organization that provides campaign and promotional support for Riverbanks Zoo & Garden, will host a wine tasting in celebration of the zoo being open for 40 years.

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Related Topix: Lexington County, SC, Columbia, SC

WIS-TV Columbia

Inmate charged with 2006 home invasion, murder

An inmate at the Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center already charged with a 2006 murder and armed robbery case has been charged with yet another murder and armed robbery case from 2006.

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Free Times

She Should Have Been Fired

I have the hives - h-i-v-e-s - and I don't know why. Three doctors, total sum $1,000.

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Related Topix: Columbia, SC, Charleston, SC

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