Orangeburg County coroner IDs I-26 crash victims

Five residents of West Virginia died in Thursday afternoon’s multi-vehicle collision on Interstate 26, according to information released Friday by Orangeburg County Coroner Samuetta Marshall.

Move to rename ‘Bloody Sunday’ bridge has critics in Selma

Residents in the landmark civil rights city of Selma, Alabama, are among the critics of a bid to rename the historic bridge where voting rights marchers were beaten in 1965.
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Trump plans huge July 4 fireworks show despite DC’s concerns

The Trump administration is promising one of the largest fireworks displays in recent memory in Washington on July Fourth.


  First Alert Forecast: Get ready for more hot, humid weather for your holiday weekend!

  SC reports 1,558 new COVID-19 cases and 10 more deaths Friday as hospitalizations remain high

  First Alert Forecast: More heat and humidity for the holiday weekend

Columbia man killed in fiery tractor trailer crash in Barnwell County

Grab your pen and pad! Residents at nursing home in Chapin seek pen pals

You have a chance to make a new friend and give them that same feeling. Generations of Chapin is requesting pen pals for their residents.
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  Coronavirus cases rise in 40 states; Texas issues mask mandate

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the U.S. climbed to an all-time high of more than 50,000 per day on Thursday, with the infection curve rising in 40 out of 50 states in a reversal that has largely spared only the Northeast.

Man arrested in deadly hit-and-run that killed bicyclist in Newberry

Columbia business not complying with mask ordinance? Here’s how to report it

  FULL LIST: Face mask ordinances in place across SC

  Town of North face mask ordinance now in effect

SC celebrates the 4th of July with patriotic ‘Salute From the Shore’ flyover

DHEC promotes virtual visitation grant for nursing homes

Columbia mural vandalized with racial slur, reward offered for info

  COVID-19 pandemic has nearly cut SC’s unemployment trust fund in half, could run out by end of year

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  US unemployment falls to 11%, but new shutdowns are underway

U.S. employers added a substantial 4.8 million jobs in June, and the unemployment rate fell to 11.1%, as the job market improved for a second straight month yet still remained far short of regaining the colossal losses it suffered this spring.


McMaster: No high school, college football until COVID-19 cases go down

‘What a special time’: Tanner reflects on Gamecocks’ 2010 national title on 10-year anniversary of championship game

It doesn’t seem that long ago when South Carolina brought home their first College World Series title.


  Protesters call for Columbia Police officer to be fired over use of force

  COVID-19 summertime spike leads to danger zone, disease expert says

Married couple killed in crash involving car, motorcycle in Kershaw County

Deputies seek missing Orangeburg County man

  SC reports 1,629 new COVID-19 cases and 19 more deaths Thursday

This brings the total number of people with confirmed cases since the outbreak began to 39,587 and confirmed deaths to 777.
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  Intel chiefs brief congressional leaders on Russia bounties

The U.S. intelligence chiefs conducted classified briefings Thursday for congressional leaders who have demanded more answers about intelligence assessments that Russia offered bounties for killing U.S. troops in Afghanistan.

  Richland Co. Council passes emergency face mask ordinance

  COVID-19 patients using ventilators increase as cases surge in SC

5 people killed in crash that has shut down I-26 in Orangeburg County

Orangeburg Co. man out on bond arrested on third attempted murder charge, deputies say