Fire in Orangeburg leaves five without a home
The fire, just outside the town of North, displaced five people but no one was injured.
The coldest February in Orangeburg County history—and the warmest
Stacker compiled a list of the warmest and coldest Februaries in each county's history using data from the National Centers for Environmental Information.
Savor the Flavor: Top 5 Seafood Eateries to Explore in Orangeburg
In this article, we will be exploring five top-notch seafood restaurants in Orangeburg. Have you had the pleasure of dining at any of these establishments? If yes, we would love to hear your experiences and thoughts in the comments section below!
State presents evidence to jurors in day three of Tyler Givens murder trial
ORANGEBURG, S.C. (WIS) - Wednesday, the state recreated the crime scene for jurors in day three of the murder trial for 24-year-old Tyler Givens. Givens is standing trial in connection to the 2019 killing of Benedict College student Donovan Smalls. According to investigators then 20-year-old Smalls was shot and killed...
South Carolina woman killed in late night crash when SUV ran off road, coroner says
The SUV hit a culvert before crashing into a tree, according to the South Carolina Highway Patrol.
SCDJJ: Guard arrested on SCDJJ property after being found with marijuana
COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) - The South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice (SCDJJ) reported an Allied Universal Security (ASU) guard was arrested after being found in possession of marijuana. Albreezia Dickerson, 30, was arrested on SCDJJ property and charged with possession by the SDJJ Public Safety and taken to the Alvin...
Teen told family she was going to Columbia but hasn’t been seen in a month, SC cops say
Anyone with information about the missing woman is asked to call the sheriff’s office at 803-534-3550.
Double homicide and suicide case in SC and NC under investigation
Investigators said a Kings Mountain man is dead after crossing state lines to kill his wife and her brother.
UPDATED: Orangeburg's Stop N Pop 'in process of closing'; flag not reason
A family-owned and operated gourmet soda, ice cream, doughnut and popcorn shop plans to close, with ownership citing business not politics as the reason. "Stop N Pop -- Handcrafted Gourmet Soda" at 1586 John C. Calhoun Drive posted three closed signs on its restaurant at U.S. 301 and Russell Street on Wednesday. A U-Haul moving truck was also parked in front of the restaurant.
FIRST ALERT WEATHER: Severe thunderstorm warning ends for the Midlands
COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) – A band of severe storms moved their way across South Carolina on Wednesday evening. · A thunderstorm warning was issued Wednesday evening for all of the counties in the Midlands. · Winds will continue to kick up into the day with gusts up to...
Savoring Orangeburg: Top 5 Must-Try Sandwiches
In this article, we explore five must-try sandwiches in Orangeburg. Have you had the chance to taste any of these yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
Crews put out house fire in North area
ORANGEBURG COUNTY, S.C. — Orangeburg County Fire officials on Wednesday afternoon urged drivers to exercise caution as they battled a fire in the Wolfton community. Officials said multiple fire departments batted a house fire in the area near Martha Heights Road and North Road in the Wolfton Community. Five...
Check your tickets: $100,000 lottery ticket sold in the Upstate
Check your tickets! A $100,000 lottery ticket was sold in the Upstate.
Board denies parole for man who raped, killed Conway student
The South Carolina Board of Paroles and Pardons denied parole on Wednesday morning for Johnnie “Ken” Register.
Grand Strand man wins $300K on lottery ticket bought at Myrtle Beach-area Scotchman store
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WBTW) — A Grand Strand man won $300,000 from a lottery ticket on his way home from the bank, South Carolina lottery officials said Thursday. His wife asked him to go to the bank for her, and while he was out, he stopped by the Scotchman at 4101 Postal Way in the […]
Proposed bills in South Carolina would hold drug dealers accountable for fentanyl overdose deaths
JASPER COUNTY, S.C. — Holding drug dealers accountable for overdose deaths in South Carolina is the focus of at least four bills currently before lawmakers in this year’s legislative session in Columbia. Victims’ advocates want the measures passed to reduce the number of families burying a loved one from a drug addiction that turns fatal.
Who's next? Commitment candidates for South Carolina
With spring and summer visits approaching, which prospects do we feel are the closest to becoming members of South Carolina's 2025 class?
FIRST ALERT: Big changes blowing in to finish the week
Big weather shift ahead! A cold front sweeps through, bringing severe storms and gusty winds to the Midland and Georgia. Expect a 20° temperature drop, with showers and potential heavy rain into the weekend. Unseasonably warm temps return post-rain, with highs soaring into the 70s. Stay prepared for a wild ride!
South Carolina House Passes Bill To Merge Six State Healthcare Agencies
(Columbia, SC) - The South Carolina House is moving forward with a plan to merge six state healthcare agencies into one. A bill passed this week would combine the Department of Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Services, Disabilities and Special Needs, Health and Human Services, Mental Health and Aging, and the new Department of Public Health.