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  1. SC Car Crash, Child Sex Allegations ProbedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | FITSNews

    A rural South Carolina car crash has prompted law enforcement officers in two counties to take a closer look at allegations of criminal sexual conduct involving an adult woman and multiple minor children. According to incident reports and court filings obtained by FITS, 36-year-old Jennifer Trakas of Elgin, S.C. was involved in a car crash in the early morning hours of April 16 which reportedly left one child hospitalized with a punctured lung.

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  2. FLW Fishing: Jig Bite Carries Holmes on WatereeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | FLW Outdoors

    ... of anglers favor the same type of baits on Lake Wateree, so it's all about location," Holmes said. Jerry Freezon of Elgin, South Carolina, caught the biggest bass of the tournament in the pro division, a fish weighing 6 pounds, 5 ounces, and earned ...

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  3. Mother of 4 children dies after completing half-marathonRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | WMBF

    ... to release any official findings on what caused Glover's death. Her brother, Josh Peake, says she co-owned a gym in Elgin and last month completed a full marathon. Glover was one of more than 1,000 runners who finished the half marathon over the ...

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  4. Mother of four dies after crossing half-marathon finish lineRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    Amanda Glover, 32, of Elgin, S.C., was one of more than 1,000 people who finished the race . She finished in 133rd place for women in her age group in 2:15.17.17, pacing 10.21 minutes per mile.

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  5. 32-year-old mother of four dies suddenly after finishing half marathonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | WYFF-TV Greenville

    A 32-year-old Elgin mother of four died Saturday morning after crossing the finish line at the Palmetto Half Marathon in Columbia, according to her family. Amanda Peake Glover was rushed to a nearby hospital via EMS.

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  6. Who Gets To Dance In 'Swan Lake'? The Answer Is ChangingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | WNED

    ... and Brooklyn Mack's first teacher. "You know, we were all taught that - that's how it is." Mack grew up in nearby Elgin, S.C. When he was 12, he went on a field trip to see Pavlovich's company perform. Wowed by the athleticism, he told his mom he'd ...

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  7. African American pair leads US production of Swan LakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | WUSA-TV Washington

    ... still existing misconceptions, stereotypes and preconceived notions about dancers of color in ballet." Mack grew up in Elgin, South Carolina -- a town with about 1,300 people -- and took his first ballet class at age twelve. Both are accomplished ...

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  8. Deputies: Woman Found Stabbed After Calling 911Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | WLTX-TV Columbia

    ... According to Sgt. Kevin Lawrence, a 9-1-1 call came in around 1 PM from a trailer park off Two Notch Road near Elgin. When deputies arrived, they found the front door open and a woman on the floor with multiple stab wounds to the upper body and a ...

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  9. Mom transforms military uniforms into free autism aidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 2 | USA Today

    ... one. She began making them from military uniforms and pennies. Mom transforms military uniforms into free autism aids ELGIN, S.C. - Crystal Lyons believes no autistic child who needs a weighted vest to keep calm should go without one. She began ...

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  10. Mother Uses Military Vests to Help Kids WithaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 2 | WLTX-TV Columbia

    Mother Uses Military Vests to Help Kids With Autism Mother Uses Military Vests to Help Kids With Autism Check out this story on WLTX.com: http://on.wltx.com/1aormd2 Elgin, SC - Crystal Lyons says soon after her 3 year old son John stopped talking, they discovered he had autism. "Its nothing like watching your son say mom and then he can't say it anymore," she said.

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  11. A check and a pieRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | Camden Chronicle Independent

    The Community Playground Project continues to close in on the fundraising goal of $300,000 to build a new playground at the West Wateree Recreation Complex on U.S. 1 between Lugoff and Elgin. The Lugoff Optimist Club presented a $1,000 check to the project Thursday, March 19. Playground Committee Chairperson Laurey Carpenter accepted the check from Henry Powers.

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  12. The DIY Book Tour: How to Organize a Tour YourselfRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Writer's Digest

    ... festivals will add momentum to the buzz that is key to a book's success. Column by S. Jane Gari , who lives in Elgin, South Carolina with her husband and daughter. Her nonfiction has been nominated for three Pushcart Prizes. Her memoir LOSING THE ...

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  13. Deputies arrest two for passing counterfeit moneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | WIS-TV Columbia

    Deputies arrested Reginald Nigel Hingleton and Dorothy Tiwanda Watkins March 6th after they passed counterfeit money at a Little Caesars and Food Lion. Deputies say Watkins purchased items at the Food Lion in Elgin and paid for them with a counterfeit $50 bill.

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  14. Investigators need help in attempted burglary caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | WIS-TV Columbia

    The Kershaw County Sheriff's Office says two men tried to force their way into a business in the 2000 block of Highway Church Road in Elgin at about 1:45 a.m. on February 2. Investigators say the men used an older-model Jeep Wrangler to ram a metal door and chain link fence. Surveillance photos of the two men and the Jeep taken the night of the burglary attempt are attached to this story.

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  15. Father kills son while trying to kick him out of Elgin homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | Post and Courier

    Kershaw County deputies have charged a 68-year-old man with murder after he shot and killed his son as he tried to kick him out of his house in Elgin. Sheriff Jim Matthews said the son pulled a knife on Earl Woods Sr. early Thursday and the father shot him in the arm.

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  16. Former Elgin PD officer, RCSD deputy charged sexual exploitation caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | WIS-TV Columbia

    A former Elgin police officer and Richland County Sheriff's Department deputy has been arrested and charged with third degree sexual exploitation of a minor. According to the sheriff's department, one of Tucker's relatives found several explicit photos of minors on Tucker's laptop and turned it over to deputies.

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  17. Bloggers Compile Best Restaurants In Each S.C. CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | Free Times

    ... that made the list include Terra in West Columbia, Baan Sawan and Spotted Salamander in Columbia, and Ronnie's Ribs in Elgin. Agree with this list or have ones you'd suggest instead? Let us know in the comments. Authentic Puerto Rican Food in ...

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  18. Police Officer Arrested for Exploitation of a ChildRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | WLTX-TV Columbia

    Police Officer Arrested for Exploitation of a Child Elgin, SC -- An Elgin police officer has been arrested on charges of sexual exploitation of a minor. Check out this story on WLTX.com: http://on.wltx.com/1AJaKRS Sources tell News19 that Tucker has resigned from his position on the Elgin police force.

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  19. Three teens charged after minivan speeds toward deputyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2015 | WIS-TV Columbia

    Three teenagers have been arrested after Richland County deputies say the minivan they were in almost hit a deputy. It happened around 4:15 p.m. on Saturday on the 1300 block of Old Two Notch Road in Elgin, near the Kershaw County line.

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  20. Elgin man arrested after multi-county chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2015 | Herald Independent

    An Elgin man who led law enforcement on a chase that originated Wednesday in York County was stopped by Fairfield County deputies on I-77. Richard Ray Shaver, 37, of 2549 Fort Jackson Road in Elgin, was charged with failure to stop for a blue light and siren, and possession of a controlled substance.

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