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  1. GreenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WIS-TV Columbia

    An Orangeburg County Sheriff's Office traffic check point netted a stolen car and two men believed to have stolen a high dollar truck after a high speed chase. The charges began to stack up Thursday after the occupants of a stolen vehicle attempted to avoid a check point west of Orangeburg.

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  2. Trooper: Fatal Collision on I-26 in OrangeburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WLTX-TV Columbia

    Trooper: Fatal Collision on I-26 in Orangeburg One person is dead following a one car collision on Interstate 26 eastbound in Orangeburg. Check out this story on WLTX.com: http://on.wltx.com/1SpFoMW According to South Carolina Highway Patrol's Lance Cpl Judd Jones, around 3 PM a 2013 Lexus was traveling east on I-26 near Interstate 95 in Orangeburg when the car left the road, went down an embankment and struck some trees.

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  3. Newberry native to hold book signing SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Newberry Observer

    ... where she recalls her frightening experience being jailed during the 1960 Civil Rights College sit-ins in Orangeburg. The book, shares her fears, challenges and personal hardships she encountered in her quest to achieve her educational goals, a goal ...

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  4. Three arrested in night club brawlRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | WIS-TV Columbia

    The Orangeburg County Sheriff's Office has arrested three men in connection with two separate assaults that took place during a larger brawl at a night club. Marlon Robinson, 25, and Fabian Simmons, both of Orangeburg, were taken into custody Wednesday and charged with second-degree assault and battery by a mob, authorities said.

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  5. Remains discovered in 2012 identified as Orangeburg residentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | WIS-TV Columbia

    The remains of a man discovered by a hunter in 2012 have been identified as an Orangeburg resident, according to the Orangeburg County Sheriff's Office. Sheriff Leroy Ravenell said decomposed remains found in an abandoned home off Five Chop Road have been identified as 19-year-old John Anthony Samuel Spells.

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  6. Remains found in 2012 finally identified as Orangeburg teenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | ABC News 4 Charleston

    The mystery surrounding the identity of remains found in 2012 by a hunter has been solved. The remains were identified as an Orangeburg teen.

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  7. Charleston, SCRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Charleston Business Journal

    Tom McNeish of the accounting firm Elliott Davis presents a short-term cash-flow forecast to S.C. State University's new interim board of trustees, which met for the first time Wednesday in Orangeburg to discuss the school's financial situation. The new interim board of trustees at S.C. State University met for the first time Wednesday in Orangeburg, the same day that a former chairman of the S.C. State board was sentenced to five years in prison.

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  8. Ex-SC State board chairman sentenced to 5 years in prisonRead the original story

    Wednesday May 20 | South Carolina Lawyers Weekly

    The former board chairman of South Carolina State University in Orangeburg has been sentenced to five years in prison for his role in a kickback and corruption scheme. U.S. District Judge David Norton on Wednesday also fined Jonathan Pinson more than $337,000.

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  9. Ex-SC State board chairman to be sentenced for kickbacksRead the original story

    Wednesday May 20 | WMBF

    ... rwork to get more money from the government. Prosecutors said Pinson used his influence at the historically black Orangeburg school to make money off a homecoming concert and tried to get the college to buy land from a Florida developer.

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  10. Report: Woman spray-painted 'So What?' on Confederate memorialRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | FOX Carolina

    Orangeburg officials have cleaned up a monument honoring Confederate soldiers after someone spray-painted the phrase "So what?" the day after Confederate Memorial Day, according to an incident report from the Department of Public Safety. According to the report, officers responded to the 1200 block of Russell Street and found the city administrator and other city employees standing around the Confederate Memorial, which had been defaced with the phrase written with red spray paint.

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  11. Senate honors 21 teachers who quit after 1956 anti-NAACP lawRead the original story

    Tuesday May 19 | WMBF

    The South Carolina Senate is going to honor 21 black Orangeburg County teachers who resigned their jobs in 1956 to protest a law that prevented state employees from being members of the NAACP. Sen. John Matthews said the group called the "Elloree 21" is scheduled to be in the Senate chambers at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday.

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  12. Palmetto Christiana s Cristo scores in SCISA all-star gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | The Moultrie News

    Palmetto Christian girls soccer's Taylor Cristo scored a goal and assisted another in the South Carolina Independent School Association North South all-star game last weekend in Orangeburg.

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  13. Optimism present on SCSU campus in wake of new leadership appointmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | WIS-TV Columbia

    Many in Orangeburg are hoping new leadership will lead to better days ahead for South Carolina State University. Over the past nine days, state lawmakers ousted the school's board of trustees and replaced it with an interim board.

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  14. Lawmakers hope compromise breaks deadlock over domestic violence reformRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | Post and Courier

    ... to find work together to find an acceptable compromise. Martin agreed, informally appointing Sens. Brad Hutto, D-Orangeburg, and Greg Hembree, R-North Myrtle Beach, both lawyers and adept negotiators, to work with the House. The House relied ...

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  15. Orangeburg 5 Under Investigation for GradeaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | WLTX-TV Columbia

    Orangeburg 5 Under Investigation for Grade Changing Orangeburg Consolidated School District 5 is under investigation over changes made to some student's grades. Check out this story on WLTX.com: http://on.wltx.com/1HdkfNa The South Carolina Department of Education began investigating the district back in March after the district asked them to take a look name changes it was making to course titles sure they were following state guidelines.

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  16. Teacher's aide arrested after inappropriate text messages found on student's phoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | WIS-TV Columbia

    An Orangeburg teacher's aide and bus driver was arrested after allegations arose he was having sex with a student, the Orangeburg County Sheriff's Office announced Friday. Sheriff Leroy Ravenell said 27-year-old Michael Angelo Smith was charged Friday with criminal sexual conduct with a minor and contributing to the delinquency of a minor.

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  17. Pinewood announces Teachers of the Year; SCISA Teacher of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | The Summerville Journal-Scene

    ... the statewide honor, after a year-long selection process, at SCISA's annual Teacher of the Year banquet in Orangeburg on Tuesday, April 21. In addition to the state honors, the school recognized its Teachers of the Year for each school division, as ...

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  18. Ex-NFL Star Named to SC State Interim BoardRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | WLTX-TV Columbia

    ... naming Don Shell as his pick to sit on the panel. Check out this story on WLTX.com: http://on.wltx.com/1HfgwUt Orangeburg, SC (WLTX) - A former NFL star has been named as one of the interim trustees for South Carolina State University. Senate Pro ...

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  19. 1 Killed in Early Morning Crash in OrangeburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | WLTX-TV Columbia

    Check out this story on WLTX.com: http://on.wltx.com/1HeVtl3 Orangeburg County, SC - The South Carolina Highway Patrol says one person died in an early morning collision in Orangeburg County. Investigators say the vehicle, which was traveling in the eastbound lane, left the side of the road, overcorrected, then went off the other side of the road and hit a culvert.

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  20. Columbia College professor's service-learning program helps younger kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | The Aiken Standard

    ... a sense of empathy. Her efforts recently won her a statewide education award. Rapoport found inspiration in Orangeburg-based Healing Species, a nonprofit that utilizes dogs to bring compassion to adults and children in ways that include violence ...

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