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9:43 am on Tuesday January 8, 2013

Rural town's voters are first to cast voter ID regulated ballots

Located between Walterboro and Orangeburg, one doesn't hear of Branchville or its 430 registered voters very often, but they're in the news today as South Carolina's first citizens to cast ballot under new voter ID rules.
1:17 pm on Thursday January 7, 2010

After multiple run ins, Orangeburg man gets 10 years for meat theft

Image by Flickr user drinksmachine The Times and Democrat reports that Mark Zachary, 51, has landed a 10 year sentence after jurors found him guilty of shoplifting an expensive cut of meat.
2:34 pm on Tuesday May 12, 2009

Orangeburg catches heat for North Charleston development request

Image by 20090512-orange.jpg Highlighting is ours: When mayors break out words like "whipping boy," you know someone's not happy. Go read the whole letter at The Charleston Regional Business Journal.As if the debate over more rail access at the new...
3:17 pm on Saturday May 9, 2009

Thomas Ivey executed for 1993 Orangeburg double murder

Thomas Treshawn Ivey, 34, was executed by South Carolina at 6:15 p.m. Friday, May 8. IveryRead more stories on this subject in our execution topic page.He had be sentenced to die for the 1993 double murder of Orangeburg's Sgt. Tommy Harrison and...
7:52 pm on Thursday January 29, 2009

Massive pot greenhouse uncovered in Orangeburg

Image by Flickr user Dey Image by 20090129-marijuana.jpg A raid in Orangeburg County uncovered a greenhouse capable of producing "thousands of pounds of marijuana each year." The facility was uncovered thanks to a tip from Virginia police. One 24-...
1:49 pm on Monday December 29, 2008

Photo find: Charleston C-17 training exercise

Image by U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Katie Gieratz C-17s out of Charleston fly as part of a 13-aircraft formation training exercise. Go view the high-res image. [gmap markers=blue::33.606041495726636,-81.07738494873047 |zoom=7 |center=33....
9:36 am on Wednesday December 17, 2008

55 pounds of pot seized; two Orangeburg men charged

Image by Lexington County Sheriff's DepartmentImage by 20081217-pot-bust.jpg Two Orangeburg men have been arrested and face charges in trafficking marijuana after 55 pounds of pot was seized from their truck. Here's a bit from The State's good write...
2:34 pm on Sunday September 14, 2008

Cleveland Sellers: Figure in Orangeburg Massacre, new leader of Voorhees

South Carolina-native Cleveland Sellers, Jr. was the only person jailed for the fatal events at the 1968 Orangeburg Massacre where three students were killed by police. But 40 years later, Sellers has become the president of Voorhees College in...
11:35 am on Wednesday August 20, 2008

Orangeburg girl hid in closet, called 911 during break-in

[gmap markers=blue::33.50558210949221,-80.8522081375122 |zoom=11 |center=33.50304139476359,-80.83396911621094 |width=220px |height=250px |control=Small |type=Map] An Orangeburg girl is safe after she dove in her closet and called 911 while four men...
2:39 pm on Friday July 11, 2008

No more Mondays?

Image by flickr user revolutionarygirlImage by 20080711cubicle.jpg Imagine, you could have to come to this cubicle one less day a week. Rep. Jerry Govan, D-Orangeburg, says high energy prices have reached the point when we need to start considering...