Statement from Richland Co. (10/4)

Richland County has agreed to enter a nolle pros against Benedict College as it relates to the property located on Horseshoe Dr.

Benedict College has complied with the evacuation order and has moved all 251 students from the dorm facility that was cited for fire and zoning violations.

With these proactive measures to secure the students safety, Richland County will not pursue the earlier issued citations.