Elliott, SC

Rawl named to Top 10 at Miss South Carolina pageant

Miss Hartsville, Jill Dudley, was crowned Miss South Carolina 2022 in front of a cheering crowd at Township Auditorium in Columbia, SC, on Saturday, June 25, 2022. Dudley is a 22-year-old from Socastee and attends the University of South Carolina. For her talent she performed a vocal rendition to Never Enough. She was also a talent preliminary winner. She will receive a $60,000 scholarship and compete in the Miss America.
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Man charged with 5 counts of attempted murder after drive-by shooting in Sumter

SUMTER, S.C. (WIS) - A man has been arrested for attempted murder almost two months after a warrant was issued for his arrest in Sumter County. Marquez Tucker has been charged with 5 counts of attempted murder, discharging a firearm into an occupied vehicle, and possession of a weapon during a violent crime, according to the Sumter County Sheriff’s Office.

1 caught, 2 wanted for stabbing of woman in Sumter

SUMTER, S.C. — Investigators have arrested one person and they've identified two others as suspects in the stabbing of a woman they gave a ride to in Sumter earlier this week. Sumter Police released a statement on Friday regarding a violent crime that they believe happened late Tuesday night...

Man sentenced to life in prison for murdering Sumter 5-year-old girl and her mother

SUMTER, S.C. — A man has been sentenced to life in prison for killing a Sumter five-year-old girl and her mother almost three years ago. The judge handed down the penalty Friday not long after a jury convicted Daunte Johnson for the 2019 deaths of Sharee Bradley, a former girlfriend, and her daughter Nevaeh Adams. The panel of men and women took about two hours to return guilty verdicts on all counts.

Man sentenced to life in prison for deadly 2019 Florence shooting

FLORENCE, S.C. (WPDE) — South Carolina Circuit Court Judge Craig Brown sentenced Larry Scipio, Jr. to life in prison Friday after a jury found him guilty of killing a man in 2019, according to Twelfth Circuit Solicitor Ed Clements. It happened at a home in the 3100 block of...

Sumter woman stabbed, police identify suspects

SUMTER, S.C. (WIS) - The Sumter Police Department is searching for three unidentified suspects who stabbed a woman. According to police, the incident happened early morning on Wednesday, June 22 at a McCray’s Mill Road residence. The victim of the attack was found outside and taken to a local...

19-year-old woman missing in Sumter County, last seen Wednesday

SUMTER, S.C. (WIS) - The Sumter County Police Department is asking for the community’s help to locate a 19-year-old woman last seen in Sumter Wednesday. Tamasia Wallace, 19, was at a home on Mary Street when she left in a car with an unknown person around 10 p.m. Wednesday, according to police.

Sumter Police search for man not seen in 2 weeks

SUMTER, S.C. — Sumter Police are asking for help finding a man whose family says he hasn't been seen in about two weeks. Police said 36-year-old Stephan Pinkney was reported missing on Friday by a relative. While police said Pinkney is homeless, the department said he frequents the Birinie Circle area where he has family members.

Clarendon County Sheriff’s Office: Deputies arrest man accused of shooting incident in Manning area

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– The Clarendon County Sheriff’s Office says deputies are investigating a shooting incident in the Manning area. At about 3 a.m. on June 11, authorities say they received a call of a gunshot victim driving himself to the hospital. Deputies arriving at the hospital says they interviewed the victim, 21-year-old Xavier Sequan Gamble, who said he was shot several times in the area of Irongate Road and Forrest lake Drive.

Clarendon Co. shooting suspect arrested, victim identified

A man who was shot and drove himself to the hospital has identified the man who allegedly shot him, according to the Clarendon County Sheriff's Office. Officials say the victim, Xavier Sequan Gamble, 21, stated he had been shot several times near the area of Irongate Road and Forrest Lake Drive in the Manning area.

On the Road: A historic trip to Lake City

Columbia, SC (WOLO) — If you like your day trips complete with a little history and local knowledge, look no further than Lake City. The town, a little less than an hour and a half East of Columbia is home to the second African American to travel in space. ABC Columbia’s Alex Tejada was On the Road to teach us more about Ronald McNair.