Friday May 3
Issues surface with Richland election director finalists
One of the contenders to replace controversial ex-director Lillian McBride, Howard Jackson, who is director of elections in Orangeburg, was investigated in 2008 for election-law violations, according to SLED records obtained by the newspaper.
Friday May 3
The Greenville News
Inmate found hanged in Sumter jail cell
SUMTER -- An inmate at the jail for Sumter and Lee counties has died after being found hanged in his cell.
Finalist for Richland elections chief to interview with board
The county formally released the names of the three Monday – after refusing to do so last week when asked by a reporter with The State newspaper, in violation of the S.C. Freedom of Information Act.
Device turns cell phone into stun gun
The creators call it disruptive technology, two devices not typically related, brought together.
Report: Man arrested after locking co-workers in recycling center
Not everyone is expected to like one another, but one man took his dislike for a colleague to the extreme when he locked him and another worker inside a recycling center, according to Sumter County Sheriff's Office.
Teen Charged, Bus Driver Fired After Assault
The incident happened March 1. Since then, Sumter School District says the bus driver lost her job for violating staff conduct, although no charges have been filed against her.