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SLED arrests 3 in Denmark bank holdup

...the case at the request of the Denmark Police Department, the news release stated and the three were booked at the Bamberg County Detention Center. A bond hearing will be held Monday and the case will be prosecuted by the 2nd Circuit Solicitor's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-06-07/sled-arrests-3-denmark
Nikki Haley to announce 304 jobs in 5 rural South Carolina counties

...Jasper counties.Her announcement includes 69 jobs already filled at Augusta Fiberglass Coating's expansion into Bamberg County, Haley's home county.Of the seven companies, Dixie Poly-Drum Corp. is hiring the most people, at 84. The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-05-29/nikki-haley-announce-304-jobs
Ga. man dies in Bamberg shooting

BAMBERG, S.C. - Bamberg County officials say a Georgia man died during a shoot-out in South Carolina last weekend. The Times and Democrat of Orangeburg reported...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-04-01/ga-man-suspect-bamberg-shoot
Severe thunderstorm watch for region

...Affected areas include: Richmond, Columbia, Burke, McDuffie, Lincoln, Aiken, Barnwell, Edgefield, McCormick and Bamberg counties.There have already been reports of trees down across north Georgia after a fast-moving line of thunderstorms...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-02-21/severe-thunderstorm-watch-re
Haley touts 40K new jobs that may be years away

...time," he said.The state must be willing to take risks in rural areas, Hitt said. Haley, who grew up in rural Bamberg County, has stressed recruiting in rural areas and frequently touts that projects have been announced in 45 of the state's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-01-04/haley-touts-40k-new-jobs-may-
Credit card company sues Bamberg administrator

ANDERSON, S.C. - Bamberg County administrator Joey Preston is being sued by American Express for more than $255,000. The lawsuit says Joey Preston owes the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-11-23/credit-card-company-sues-bamb
SC unemployment agency reducing offices from 56 to 40

...have been cut.The agency says affected clients have been notified by mail.McCormick, Edgefield, Allendale and Bamberg counties will be affected by the closures, according to the South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce Web site...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-02-04/sc-unemployment-agency-reduci
Asian beetle invasion killing sassafras trees

...from the fall of 2008, showed the spread as far north as Jenkins and Screven counties in Georgia and Allendale and Bamberg counties in South Carolina. The beetles probably arrived in our area in 2011 or 2012.A North Augusta man who e-mailed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/home/gardening/2013-06-27/asian-beetle-invasio
South Carolina hospitals waiting for high court's direction

...of Denmark helped uphold Haley's veto. He cites Bamberg County as an example of the certification process hindering access.Bamberg County Hospital closed last year. Local officials are encouraging...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2013-07-05/south-carolina-hospitals-wai
Windy days, chilly nights to continue

...Chesterfield, Kershaw, Lexington, Richland, Lee, Aiken, Sumter, Barnwell, Orangeburg, Calhoun, Clarendon, and Bamberg counties.The lake wind advisory is scheduled to remain in effect until 8 p.m. today, and the freeze watch will be overnight...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2013-03-26/windy-days-chilly-nights-con