Sunday, July 27 2014 11:34 PM EDT2014-07-28 03:34:45 GMT
West Columbia fire crews are working to contain a large structure fire on Meeting Street. A fire has the 700 block of Meeting Street shutdown both ways for an unknown amount of time, the West ColumbiaMore >>
A fire at a furniture store in West Columbia had crews busy Sunday evening.More >>
Sunday, July 27 2014 11:34 PM EDT2014-07-28 03:34:24 GMT
A Richland County sheriff's deputy was involved in a traffic accident near Interstate 77 and Two Notch Rd Friday, Lt. Curtis Wilson with the Richland County Sheriff's Department said. Wilson said theMore >>
A Richland County sheriff's deputy was involved in a traffic accident near Interstate 77 and Two Notch Rd Friday, Lt. Curtis Wilson with the Richland County Sheriff's Department said. More >>
Whether it's the arrogance of believing you'll never get caught, the conspiracy of power or the utter disregard for the law, one has to wonder what drives this behavior. Also makes you wonder what else is going on and when that shoe will drop. It's an assault to our daily senses.
South Carolina is such a beautiful place to live and is poised for economic and population growth in the coming decades, but I fear that our public image is tarnished with these scandalous headlines. Perhaps these headlines will urge South Carolinians to send a strong message to their public officials that we will not tolerate this Boss Hogg mentality. Because we deserve better.
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