Fairfield County, SCWIS-TV

Body of SC man found 9 days after being reported missing

WINNSBORO, S.C. (WIS) - A South Carolina man reported missing more than a week ago was found dead in a ravine after a crash in Fairfield County, officials say. Fairfield County Coroner Chris Hill says Jeffrey Harrison, 62, of Winnsboro, was found dead on Old River Road near Interstate 77 on July 22. Harrison had been reported missing to Winnsboro Public Safety on July 14.
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Camden, SCWIS-TV

COVID-19 rate highest in Kershaw County as state numbers climb

CAMDEN, S.C. (WIS) - As COVID-19 cases climb on a national and state level, DHEC data shows it’s locally spreading quickest in Kershaw County. DHEC’s COVID-19 dashboard shows from July 1 through July 21, Kershaw County had a rate of 276.5 cases per 100,000 people. That rate leads the Midlands,...
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Camden, SCwach.com

Man found dead in Camden motel, man arrested after confessing, police say

Three people are in jail, one of them on murder charges after confessing to killing another man at a motel in Camden. Just after midnight on Tuesday, Camden police officers were dispatched to the Mona Lisa Motel for a welfare check. In one of the rooms, they found Shahid Saleem Shabazz, of Mt. Pleasant, unresponsive. Shabazz was later pronounced dead by Kershaw County Coroner David West.
Lancaster, SCfox46.com

Lancaster woman arrested for hit-and-run after intentional sideswipe

LANCASTER, S.C. (FOX 46 CHARLOTTE) – A 21-year-old woman turned herself in on Thursday, July 22, after police said she intentionally sideswiped another vehicle, striking a woman standing outside, according to the Lancaster County Police Department. Police said a witness saw Ja’Taja Crockett intentionally hit a vehicle while another woman...
Camden, SCchronicle-independent.com

Three arrested motel death

Late Thursday afternoon, the Camden Police Department (CPD) announced the arrests of two men and a woman in connection with the investigation into a death at the Mona Lisa motel during the early morning hours on Tuesday.
Union County, NCenquirerjournal.com

Nearly 1.3% of state's population has died from COVID in past 16 months

MONROE — The number of COVID-19 cases has been climbing recently across the nation and throughout the state, and Union County is no exception. According to Union County Government’s COVID-19 dashboard, the County Alert System remains at “yellow,” which means Union County is “experiencing significant community spread of COVID-19.”. Roughly...
Kershaw County, SCchronicle-independent.com

Man arrested for sexually assaulting his children

The specifics are so “explicit and gruesome” that the Kershaw County Sheriff’s Office (KCSO) will not release details concerning accusations that a county man sexually assaulted his three young children during a two-year time period. Attempted murder suspect arrested. Published: Jul 23, 2021, 2:02 PM. Around mid-afternoon Thursday in Florence,...
Union County, NCenquirerjournal.com

Special Events Center opens with ribbon cutting

MONROE — The newly-minted Special Events Center opened on Thursday, July 22, with a ribbon cutting ceremony. Union County Commissioners Richard Helms (chairman) and Jerry Simpson spoke as well as Assistant County Manager Patrick Niland. Dr. Dale Monks with the N.C. State Extension, Kaleb Rathbone with the NC Department of Agriculture and Shawn Harding with NC Farm Bureau also shared their thoughts.
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Kershaw Daily

Kershaw Weather Forecast For The Week Ahead

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Kershaw: Friday, July 23: Patchy fog then slight chance of showers and thunderstorms during the day; while slight chance of showers and thunderstorms then partly cloudy overnight; Saturday, July 24: Sunny then slight chance of showers and thunderstorms during the