This Farm in SC Is the Second-Largest Peach Producer in AmericaKennardo G. JamesNewsBreak Contributor
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Woman arrested over gunfire outside Aiken County McDonald’s
GRANITEVILLE, S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) - A woman has been arrested in connection with a shooting incident that drew Aiken County deputies to Midnight Pass, just off Exit 11 on eastbound Interstate 20. A juvenile victim told deputies three females had come to the McDonald’s at that address around 4 p.m. Sunday...
This Farm in SC Is the Second-Largest Peach Producer in America
South Carolina is known for a lot of things. "The Palmetto State" has some of the most beautiful beaches in the nation, the state has great BBQ, is known as one of the biggest golf capitals in the world, and is known as the birthplace of sweet tea. However, what many people may not know is that SC also is the largest producer of peaches on the east coast and is the second largest peach producer in America! In this article, we will take a look at the farm located in SC, its history, and how it managed to become one of the biggest peach producers in America!
One dead after truck overturns in Orangeburg County
ORANGEBURG COUNTY, S.C. (WIS) - Troopers with the South Carolina Highway Patrol report one person is dead after the truck they were in overturned in Orangeburg County. The crash happened on Fort Motte Road near Dillon Court on Saturday night around 9:30 p.m. Patrol officials say the operator was driving a 2003 Chevrolet S-10 pickup truck traveling south on Fort Motte Road when the driver lost control of the truck, hit an embankment, and overturned.
Shooting in Aiken County near I-20 Exit 11 leaves no injuries
AIKEN COUNTY, SC (WJBF) – The Aiken County Sheriff’s Office confirms a shooting took place on Midnight Pass, which is just off I-20 Eastbound, near Exit 11. The shooting happened around 4:10 p.m. and no one was injured. We will continue to follow this story.
ON THE ROAD: Gilbert
GILBERT, SC (WOLO) — When you think of Gilbert, you may first think of the Peach Festival or high school football. But a new local business off its Main Street is making the small town worth a stop for a different reason. ABC Columbia’s Alex Tejada was ‘On the...
Deputies: Orangeburg Co. man charged after standoff held teenager at gunpoint
ORANGEBURG COUNTY, S.C. (WCBD) – A nearly 10-hour standoff Friday in Orangeburg County resulted in a 45-year-old man facing numerous charges, the sheriff’s office says. Tommie Boyd, Jr. is charged with kidnapping, first-degree assault and battery, possession of a weapon during a violent crime, and pointing and presenting a firearm, according to the Orangeburg County […]
Driver killed when pickup truck flips over by South Carolina road, Highway Patrol says
It was the second deadly crash in the county in as many days, according to the South Carolina Highway Patrol.
ATV crash kills driver and leaves two passengers hospitalized, SC coroner says
The South Carolina 23-year-old died at the scene, according to the coroner’s office.
Tri-Development Center hosts Las Vegas Night fundraiser
The Tri-Development Center of Aiken hosted a Las Vegas-themed fundraiser at the Houndslake Country Club on Friday night. The Tri-Development Center provides services to individuals with intellectual developmental disabilities, autism and head and spinal cord injuries. Currently nearly 350 individuals benefit from Tri-Development's day services programs. There are four day...
Aiken County state legislative delegation concludes 'consequential' session
Paid parental leave for teachers, removing the certificate of need system for hospitals, the Fetal Heartbeat Protection Act and school choice are among the bills signed into law that members of Aiken County's legislative delegation are proud of. Tom Young. S.C. Sen. Tom Young, R-Aiken, said he was glad the...
Flawless Glow Cosmetics Studio opens in downtown Aiken
The co-owner of one of the newest businesses in downtown Aiken is a veteran downtown business owner. Jeannette Moseley and her daughter, Cheyenne McElhaney, opened Flawless Glow Cosmetic Studio at 106 Laurens St. on April 6 and they celebrated by cutting a ribbon provided by the Aiken Downtown Development Association last Saturday.
One person dead after Aiken County ATV accident
MONETTA, S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) - A Batesburg man is dead after an all-terrain vehicle accident in Aiken County. Aiken County Coroner Darryl Ables has identified that victim as 23-year-old Dyrth R. Fulmer. Ables said the accident happened around 1:30 a.m. Saturday on private property on Holder Road near Hadden Road. According...
As food need grows in South Carolina, an Aiken church collective helps feed its neighbors
A line of cars, trucks, and vans stretches up the street, along the railroad tracks, then back down the other side of the street. Dozens of vehicles, engines mostly off, waiting patiently for the cue to roll forward. A little after 9 a.m. on a perfect Wednesday morning in Ridge...
Beer, barbecue abound during Hops and Hogs festival in downtown Aiken
Open parking spaces were hard to find, but beer and barbecue abounded Friday evening with Aiken Downtown Development Association having its annual Hops and Hogs event. The festival drew thousands of visitors and offered plenty of opportunities to sample suds from several states and options such as brisket sandwiches and pulled pork.
Orangeburg crews respond to propane leak on Cannon Bridge Road
ORANGEBURG, S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) - The Orangeburg Department of Public Safety Fire Department responded to a propane leak on Cannon Bridge Road on Monday. According to officials, firefighters arrived on the scene and confirmed a 30,000-gallon capacity tank was venting propane. Attempts to stop leaking products were unsuccessful, and firefighters started...
A teenage girl never returned home from school and hasn’t been seen for days, cops say
Anyone with information on the missing teen is asked to call 803-794-0456, ext. 1.
"He showed me a type of love that I've never had from anybody else." Family honors Amari Williams
AIKEN COUNTY, S.C. - In Aiken County, family and friends gathered together to honor Amari Williams who was shot and killed Monday night. Gathering at Redd Street Park purple and black balloons filled the area. Williams' Mother Courtney Davis tells us that those were his favorite colors. "Every time you...
Gunfire in Gaston followed dispute between two people, police say
GASTON, S.C. — Authorities have released new details related to gunfire that happened amid a gathering of hundreds of people in the Town of Gaston on Saturday evening. Gaston Police Chief Stephen Watkins said officers had received reports of a large party around 8 p.m. with vehicles and people crowding along Hwy. 321 - roughly in the 300 block of North Main Street in the town.
‘It was my time to win,’ South Carolina man says after hitting six-figure lottery jackpot
The odds of winning the jackpot were 1-in-960,000.
Pedestrian killed in crash on private property in Orangeburg County
AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating the death of a pedestrian after a Friday afternoon crash in Orangeburg County. According to South Carolina Highway Patrol, the crash happened around 3:26 p.m. on private property near the 200 block of Belfast Avenue. Troopers say a 2020 Dodge...
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