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  1. 2 firms expand, add construction, 141 jobs to Calhoun CountyRead the original story

    Yesterday | WMBF

    The Times and Democrat of Orangeburg reported Tuesday that sign builder The Fitts Company and truck outfitter Thermo King Columbia together are investing more than $8 million in the county. The Fitts Company of Lexington is building on 17 acres at the Industrial Park along Interstate 26. The company says it is bringing 105 new jobs.

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  2. 2 firms expand, add construction, 141 jobs to Calhoun CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WIS-TV Columbia

    The Times and Democrat of Orangeburg reported Tuesday that sign builder The Fitts Company and truck outfitter Thermo King Columbia together are investing more than $8 million in the county. The Fitts Company of Lexington is building on 17 acres at the Industrial Park along Interstate 26. The company says it is bringing 105 new jobs.

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  3. SC's cotton growers meeting to include 2015 crop forecastRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Aiken Standard

    The Times and Democrat of Orangeburg reports that the event includes a talk by Don Shurley of the University of Georgia. He will provide a forecast for the cotton crop and prices for 2015.

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  4. SCa s cotton growers meeting to include 2015 crop forecastRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Post and Courier

    The Times and Democrat of Orangeburg reports that the event includes a talk by Don Shurley of the University of Georgia. He will provide a forecast for the cotton crop and prices for 2015.

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  5. Man who lost both hands in 1800s becomes sheriff and coronerRead the original story

    Monday | The Aiken Standard

    Harpin Riggs, who moved to Orangeburg at age 19, lost his right hand in a cotton gin accident in 1876. Then in 1884, he lost his left hand at his planing mill.

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  6. Learn from moped deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Post and Courier

    ... Another was seriously injured on the Arthur Ravenel Jr. bridge in June. And two riders on a moped were killed in Orangeburg in April. Despite the hazards, mopeds serve a useful function. They are fuel-efficient and inexpensive compared to cars and ...

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  7. Spartans win their 2nd straightRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | WVEC-TV Norfolk

    ... on 13newsnow.com: ORANGEBURG, SC -Norfolk State shot an absurd 14-of-18 in the second half on the way to a 76-63 win over South Carolina State in men's ...

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  8. Group forming to address school reform in S.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | Bluffton Today

    ... specify what state leaders should do. During a budget subcommittee meeting Tuesday, Rep. Gilda Cobb-Hunter, D-Orangeburg, pressed the leaders of the 16-college S.C. Technical College System to help remedy the effects of the long-standing equity ...

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  9. Legislature not expected to find education fix this yearRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 24 | The Star

    ... And the Legislature hasn't followed the 1977 law's suggested increases since 2008. Rep. Gilda Cobb-Hunter, D-Orangeburg, said she's “extremely disappointed” the state's Republican leaders want to continue arguing the case. “If ...

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  10. Cox Industries acquires U.S. utility pole unit from KoppersRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Charleston Business Journal

    Orangeburg-based Cox Industries Inc. , a privately held wood treating company, has reached an agreement to acquire the U.S. utility pole business of Koppers Inc. , a wholly owned subsidiary of Koppers Holdings Inc. "The addition of the Koppers business provides Cox a broad customer and geographic platform within the U.S. to further expand our ... (more)

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  11. Viewpoint: South Carolinians should get comfortable with toll roadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Charleston Business Journal

    ... States and the smallest state transportation budget per highway mile, according to The Times and Democrat in Orangeburg. So it should be no surprise that "our roads are broken. Our roads are dangerous. Our roads are embarrassing," in the words of ...

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  12. Task force appointed to study schools, action appears at least a year awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Post and Courier

    ... Administrators weren't available to comment Tuesday afternoon. Education advocate Rep. Gilda Cobb-Hunter, D-Orangeburg, also couldn't be reached. The creation of the task force comes two months after the state Supreme Court ruled that the state ...

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  13. House Democrats lay out their legislative strategyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Post and Courier

    ... “ Several other House Democrats took turns in calling on action, including Rep. Gilda Cobb-Hunter, D-Orangeburg, who called on passing a law that establishes a $10.10 an hour state minimum wage. Rookie lawmaker Rep. Justin Bamberg, D-Bamberg, ...

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  14. Koppers sells utility-pole business, buys chemical unitRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Business Journal

    Pittsburgh-based Koppers said it would sell the pole business to Cox Industries Inc. in Orangeburg, S.C., for an undisclosed price but that it would keep its wood-treating plant in Florence, S.C. The utility-pole division had sales of about $43 million in 2014. "After conducting a strategic review, we determined that a divestiture of our U.S. utility business was the best long-term alternative for Koppers," said Vice President Tom Loadman in a statement .

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  15. Koppers sells utility-pole business, buys chemical unitRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Business Journal

    ... company. Pittsburgh-based Koppers (NYSE: KOP) said it would sell the pole business to Cox Industries Inc. in Orangeburg, S.C., for an undisclosed price but that it would keep its wood-treating plant in Florence, S.C. The utility-pole division had ...

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  16. Forestville womana s life inspired by Martin Luther King Jr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Gazette.net

    ... said she was a junior studying education at South Carolina State College, now South Carolina State University, in Orangeburg, S.C., when King visited nearby Claflin in February 1960. As he explained his philosophy of nonviolence, students from both ... 1 comment

  17. White, Marvin PeytonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | The Lakeland Ledger

    ... and Forrest White, and sister, Elizabeth Stuber. Survivors include his sons, Peyton White and wife, Emily of Orangeburg, SC, Norman White and wife, Elaine of St. Augustine, Stephen White and wife, Wendy of Lake Wales, Gregory White and wife, Tammy ...

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  18. Gilmorea s hustle gives Howard a liftRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | The Washington Post

    Jayda Gilmore 's hustle gene can be deconstructed and traced through Orangeburg, S.C., where her father, Nathaniel Gilmore, tormented 1980s Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference opponents - and where he's part of a team enshrined in the South Carolina State Bulldogs Athletics Hall of Fame. The Howard senior guard flaunted her hereditary motor on both ends of the floor Friday night, scoring 15 points in the Lions' 57-40 win over Oakland Mills in Ellicott City.

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  19. 7 Area Colleges, Universities Join Federal Cybersecurity ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | WLTX-TV Columbia

    Seven South Carolina colleges and universities as well as the Charleston County School District are joining 7 Area Colleges, Universities Join Federal Cybersecurity Program Eds: APNewsNow. ORANGEBURG, S.C. - Seven South Carolina colleges and universities as well as the Charleston County School District are joining Check out this story on WLTX.com: http://on.wltx.com/1C7xQ9M ORANGEBURG, S.C. - Seven South Carolina colleges and universities as well as the Charleston County School District are joining together with other institutions to train students for cybersecurity careers.

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  20. Bill Would Require EKG for All SC High SchoolaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | WLTX-TV Columbia

    ... starting practice. EKGs can detect heart problems that could lead to sudden death. Rep. Gilda Cobb-Hunter, D-Orangeburg, has filed the bill several times before, after a woman told her about her 15-year-old granddaughter, a high school athlete in ...

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