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Horse rescued after five hour effort in Pelion

PELION, S.C. — Frolicking in the field is where you typically see a horse, but a couple of days ago that's not where Dandy the horse was found. After reaching for some tasty grass near a pond, the Arab gelding slipped into the pond as the the ground was softened by recent rains.
PELION, SC
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Fire destroys Blackville house

A Blackville man lost everything last week in a house fire. Firefighters from the Blackville, Hilda, Elko, Williston, and Barnwell Rural fire departments responded to Sparrow Circle in Blackville for a house fire on August 4 after a neighbor called 911. Multiple vehicles in the yard were also on fire.
BLACKVILLE, SC
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Stacy Danley out as SC State Athletics Director

ORANGEBURG, S.C. (WCSC) - South Carolina State has fired Director of Athletics Stacy Danley the school announced Tuesday evening. SC State president Alexander Conyers made the announcement in a statement saying “SC State University has made the decision to move our athletics programming in a different direction. We thank Mr. Danley for his service to the university. We wish him well in his future endeavors.”
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Sheriff: Teen charged after hitting Richland Co. deputy with stolen vehicle

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) - Sheriff Leon Lott said a Richland County Sheriff’s Department deputy was injured while on duty Tuesday at around 10 p.m. Lott said deputies tracked down a stolen vehicle Tuesday evening near the 6000 block of Two Notch Rd. Lott said the 17-year-old Jamon Cheatham drove the vehicle at high speed into one of the responding deputies, SRT Operator Sarah Merriman.
RICHLAND COUNTY, SC
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South Carolina State University fires athletics director

ORANGEBURG, S.C. — South Carolina State University has fired athletics director Stacy Danley effective immediately, the school said late Tuesday. “SC State University has made the decision to move our athletics programming in a different direction," SC State President Alexander Conyers said in a statement. "We thank Mr. Danley for his service to the university. We wish him well in his future endeavors.”
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Blackville-Hilda High Hawks get ready to soar into 2022

Blackville-Hilda’s new head football coach, Kevin Jones, and the Hawks football team started practice for the 2022 season this past week. “We are excited about the possibilities that are ahead of us for the 2022 season. We had outstanding attendance for summer workouts and 7 on 7s,” said Coach Jones.
HILDA, SC
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Claflin opens affordable housing for faculty, staff

Claflin University in Orangeburg has opened new affordable housing for its faculty and staff members. The block of nine two-story townhomes, known as The Villas at Claflin, is across from the main campus at 2005 Magnolia St. and officially opened on Aug. 6. Dwaun J. Warmack, president of Claflin, said...
ORANGEBURG, SC
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Voorhees, Denmark Tech students launch school year in unity

DENMARK, S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) - Denmark Technical College and Voorhees University kicked off the 2022-2023 academic year with Operation Olive Branch, which welcomed 313 new and transfer students to the two campuses on Tuesday. Operation Olive Branch is a unity initiative planned by the presidents of both institutions to enhance the...
DENMARK, SC
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Lawsuit Announced In Detention Center Homicide

COLUMBIA, SC - The family of Lason Butler, the 27-year-old Orangeburg resident who died while in custody at the Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center, joined noted Civil Rights attorneys Bakari Sellers and Audia Jones for a news conference in Columbia Wednesday, August 3rd at 10:30 AM in order to make an important announcement on the filing of a federal lawsuit against Richland County and others.
COLUMBIA, SC
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Wrong way driver dies in head on collision in Orangeburg

ORANGEBURG CO., S.C. (WOLO) – A wrong way driver is dead after a head on collision with a tractor trailer on Sunday. The South Carolina Highway Patrol says it happened on US Highway 301 near Carriage Hill Road around 1:30 a.m. According to troopers, the driver of a 2011...
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Campers learn African-American culture, history

Local youth learned about African-American history and culture during a three-day camp. The first-ever Freedom Camp was held July 26-28 at the Blackville Community Center. Twenty-one children (ages 6 to 13) attended the free camp that was hosted by a group of professionals, including several Blackville natives.
BLACKVILLE, SC
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PARENT/TEACHER BOOK YARD SALE Hundre

PARENT/TEACHER BOOK YARD SALE Hundreds of Chapter and Picture books! Many titles with multiple copies! Hardback: new/like new $2 Paperback: new $2 Others: $.50-1.00 107 Whitridge Ln St. George Saturday, 8/13, 8-12 Appts to browse anytime, please call (910)249-2072.
SAINT GEORGE, SC
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