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12 hrs ago | Post and Courier

Haley: DSS caseworkers need support, team approach for children in their care

As Democratic gubernatorial candidate Vincent Sheheen held his press conference Thursday, Republican lieutenant governor candidate Henry McMaster held his just minutes away at his law office.

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Related Topix: Nikki Haley, US Governors, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Healthcare Law, Sellers, SC

16 hrs ago | WIS-TV Columbia

Boil water advisory issued in Columbia

The City of Columbia Water Works advises water customers of 3600 Block of Ridgewood Avenue, 1100 Block of Miller Avenue and 3600 Block of North Main Street located in Richland County, to vigorously boil their water for at least one full minute prior to drinking or cooking.

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Related Topix: Columbia, SC, US News, United States Department of Agriculture

20 hrs ago | Newberry Observer

Driver strikes pole on Main Street

The driver of this truck was transported by ambulance to a Richland County hospital following a wreck Thursday morning on Main Street.

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Related Topix: Newberry, SC

Yesterday | Free Times

Police Find Missing 12-Year-Old

A missing Columbia girl was found Wednesday at a hotel in Cayce. According to WIS , authorities located 12-year-old Rashia Weller Wednesday night at a hotel on Knox Abbott Drive.

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Related Topix: Columbia, SC, Cayce, SC

Wed Aug 27, 2014

FOX Carolina

Rashia Weller

Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott said that investigators continue to follow up on significant leads in their quest to locate a missing child.

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Related Topix: Eastover, SC, Hartsville, SC

WLTX-TV Columbia

November Trial Date Set in Illegal Video Gamblinga

November Trial Date Set in Illegal Video Gambling Case The federal trial of a Richland Co.

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Related Topix: Columbia, SC

WLTX-TV Columbia

Big Rigs Overturn on Richland County Highway

Big Rigs Overturn on Richland County Highway Two big rigs overturned Wednesday morning, leading to a road blockage for several hours along a major highway.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Free Times

Richland County Deputy Fired After Shooting

The Richland County Sheriff's Department has fired a deputy who shot a man during a traffic stop in April - one incident in a rising number of officer-involved shootings that occur in South Carolina each year.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime

Post and Courier

Analyst at Columbia police drug lab resigns

A drug analyst at the Columbia Police Department has resigned amid concerns over some of the work she did on cases while working for the agency, officials said Monday.

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Related Topix: Columbia, SC

WLTX-TV Columbia

Richland Coroner Giving Info About Safe Baby Sleep

Richland County Coroner Gary Watts is hoping to educate parents and caregivers about ways to ensure that babies sleep safely.

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Related Topix: Columbia, SC

Examiner.com

Know your school's dress code

Know your school's dress code. As classes resume, plan your best looks with these rules in mind.

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WMBF

Richland coroner giving info about safe baby sleep

Richland County Coroner Gary Watts is hoping to educate parents and caregivers about ways to ensure that babies sleep safely.

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Related Topix: Columbia, SC

Sat Aug 23, 2014

WLTX-TV Columbia

Sheriff: Husband Turns Himself In After Assaulting Wife

Sheriff: Husband Turns Himself In After Assaulting Wife Richland County deputies have arrested a man in connection with a domestic disturbance that occurred early Saturday morning.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

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

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