Bamberg County Newswire

Bamberg County Newswire

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  1. Trespassing call ends with shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | People Sentinel

    A trespassing call turned into a shooting incident May 22 resulting in Bamberg County's fire coordinator being charged with attempted murder. Bamberg County Fire Coordinator Brenna Hancock, 37, is charged with two counts of attempted murder following the incident that occurred near the home Hancock was living located at 9381 Low Country Highway, Olar.

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  2. Bamberg County fire official accused of firing AR-15 at boyfrienda s wifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Post and Courier

    The Times and Democrat of Orangeburg reported that State Law Enforcement Division agents charged Bamberg County Fire Coordinator Brenna Ayer Hancock. SLED is handling the case because of Hancock's position.

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  3. Fire Official Charged with 2 Counts of AttemptedaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WLTX-TV Columbia

    Fire Official Charged with 2 Counts of Attempted Murder A Bamberg County fire official has been charged with two counts of attempted murder. Check out this story on WLTX.com: http://on.wltx.com/1HwcF0k The Times and Democrat of Orangeburg reported that State Law Enforcement Division agents charged Bamberg County Fire Coordinator Brenna Ayer Hancock.

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  4. SC fire official charged with attempted murder after shooting woman with AR-15Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    The Bamberg County fire coordinator was arrested and charged with attempted murder after shooting a woman with a semi-automatic rifle over the weekend. Brenna Hancock, 37, was charged with attempted murder after a shooting at a residence in the 9400 block of Low Country Highway in Olar Friday.

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  5. I-26 shut down after multi-vehicle crash near ColumbiaRead the original story

    Friday May 22 | FOX Carolina

    ... said the victim of a stabbing showed up at an area fire department and was later pronounced dead. The Bamberg County fire coordinator was arrested and charged with attempted murder after shooting a woman with a semi-automatic rifle. The Bamberg ...

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  6. Barnwell mother recovering following Olar shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | People Sentinel

    ... God to get them through this. He asks for continued prayers for Heather, her children and the entire family. Bamberg County Sheriff Ed Darnell said he could not comment on the shooting because he has turned everything over to the State Law ...

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  7. Fairfield Memorial Hospital CEO to retireRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | Herald Independent

    ... Fairfield have struggled to survive in the ever-changing healthcare environment," McGraw said. McGraw cited Bamberg County and Marlboro Park Hospitals as well as Wallace Thompson Hospital in Union as examples of the challenges rural hospitals face. ...

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  8. Santee Cooper making headway on carbon emissionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Business Journal

    ... charges us to promote economic development, which we have been very active in. I grew up on a farm in rural Bamberg County. I couldn't say that I was poor, but I wasn't wealthy either. And I know what it means to be able to have a good job and how ...

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  9. DNR Offers Guidelines for Dealing with Bears; Report a Sighting on WebsiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | The Edgefield Advertiser

    ... attack have been attributed to a black bear in South Carolina. Bears have been spotted in 45 of 46 counties (Bamberg County has no confirmed sightings). If you see a bear and would like to report a sighting, please use the web-based reporting form , ...

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  10. Rural hospitals in South Carolina, across U.S. face closureRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Post and Courier

    ... A total of 50 hospitals in the rural U.S. have closed since 2010 - including two in South Carolina. Bamberg County Hospital closed in 2012 and Marlboro Park Hospital in Bennettsville stopped admitting patients just this week, according to multiple ...

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  11. Authorities seek man last seen at Dorn Va. on April 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | WIS-TV Columbia

    Authorities are hoping the release of a picture of a man who disappeared after leaving the VA medical center in Columbia will help them locate him. Carl Michael Grant, 65, of Bamberg County was last seen on April 1 leaving from the Wm.

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  12. Missing Man Last Seen at Dorn VA HospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | WLTX-TV Columbia

    Bamberg County deputies are seeking the public's help to find a man who's been missing for over three weeks. Missing Man Last Seen at Dorn VA Hospital Bamberg County deputies are seeking the public's help to find a man who's been missing for over three weeks.

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  13. Thoroughbred Country, South Carolina, Preserves Arts And CultureRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | Chattanoogan.com

    ... in the towns of Thoroughbred Country located along these pathways. Or follow I-95 on the other side of Bamberg County and take a new route to the final destination. Here, discover internationally and nationally known artist Jim Harrison, perhaps ...

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  14. Mystery of Summerville mana s shooting death solved, according to SLEDRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | Post and Courier

    A Summerville man who was found shot to death in a wooded area nearly a year and a half ago staged the scene to look like a robbery and then killed himself, according to the State Law Enforcement Division. Thomas Eugean Hancock, 57, of Trolley Road was found dead near his green Dodge Ram in the Branchville area shortly before 5 p.m. on Oct. 24, 2013, according to an incident report from the Bamberg County Sheriff's Office.

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  15. Mia McLeod: "Speechless"Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | FITSNews

    ... What about the future of public education and the Abbeville case? How can she come from a rural area like Bamberg County and not even mention - let alone fight - this landmark decision and its impact, especially when equity, parity and a quality ...

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  16. Gov. Nikki Haleya s inauguration address focuses on ethicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | Post and Courier

    ... in her. She referenced her modest roots as the daughter of Indian immigrants and her uprbinging in rural Bamberg County in promising that South Carolina should be a place for everyone to achieve their dreams. “My dreams for South Carolina ...

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  17. Gov. Haley: 'My dreams for South Carolina know no bounds'Read the original story

    Jan 14, 2015 | Washington Times

    Republican Gov. Nikki Haley says South Carolina has surged economically since she took office four years ago but much work remains. The Bamberg County native says in her second inaugural address Wednesday that she dreams of a day when every child in the state will have the same hope and possibilities.

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  18. Gov. Haley's inauguration speech promises 'greatness in our future'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | WYFF-TV Greenville

    Republican Gov. Nikki Haley began her second term with a swearing-in ceremony on the Statehouse steps in near-freezing temperatures. The Bamberg County native made history four years ago as the first woman and first minority to become South Carolina's governor.

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  19. Haley: 'My Dreams for SC Know No Bounds'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | WLTX-TV Columbia

    ... week. We're building cars and planes and tires like never before, and there's more of that on the way." The Bamberg County native says in her second inaugural address Wednesday that she dreams of a day when every child in the state will have the ...

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  20. Live Coverage: Gov. Haley's inauguration ceremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | WYFF-TV Greenville

    Republican Gov. Nikki Haley begins her second term with a swearing-in ceremony on the Statehouse steps amid near-freezing temperatures. WATCH LIVE NOW The Bamberg County native made history four years ago as the first woman and first minority to become South Carolina's governor.

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