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Drone carrying contraband crashes at Lee Correctional Institution in Bishopville, S.C.

...since April 21, when officials found a small, crashed drone in bushes outside the walls of Lee Correctional Institution in Bishopville, according to Corrections Department spokeswoman Stephanie Givens. At the site, Givens said that officers also found materials...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-30/drone-carrying-contraband-cra
Mr. Wyman Yonn (BISHOPVILLE, S.C.)

BISHOPVILLE, S.C.- The graveside service for Mr. Wyman O. Yonn of Bishopville, formerly of Warrenville, will be held today, Friday, April 23, 2004 at 11 a.m. in the Graniteville Cemetery with Rev. Samuel E. Yaun officiating. Napier...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/04/23/obi_413205.shtml
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Man fatally shot at South Carolina birthday party

BISHOPVILLE, S.C. - The Lee County sheriff's...30 a.m. Sunday at a nightclub in Bishopville.Simon said the club owner called authorities...injuries were reported.SLED and the Bishopville police are assisting in the investigation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-10-21/man-fatally-shot-sc-bi
SC toddler backed over, killed

BISHOPVILLE, S.C. - A 14-month-old boy has died after he was backed over by a car in a driveway in Lee County.Coroner Larry Logan...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2013-12-23/sc-toddler-backed-over-kille
Man gets 20 years in South Carolina prison guard shooting

...Department veteran who oversaw efforts to keep contraband, including cellphones, out of Lee Correctional Institution in Bishopville.In March 2010, Johnson, now 61, was shot six times outside his Sumter home. He has endured more than a dozen surgeries...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-13/man-gets-20-years-south-carol
Town targets beaver problem

BISHOPVILLE, S.C. - The beavers here are safe...dams, a spokesman said Friday, though Bishopville officials in a moment of frustration...contacted, we don't go killing beavers in Bishopville," said Maj. Pete Brooks, a Guard...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/01/11/met_202400.shtml
Metro
'Lizard Man' talk on prowl again

BISHOPVILLE, S.C. --- Something apparently...Biscardi and his five-man team visited Bishopville equipped with thermal imagers and high-tech...Biscardi said he doesn't know whether Bishopville's latest incident is related to the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/04/15/met_195088.shtml
Metro
SC inmate charged with threatening Sanford

BISHOPVILLE, S.C. - A South Carolina prison inmate has been charged with making...State Law Enforcement Division says 49-year-old Gerald M. Evans of Bishopville has been charged with threatening the life of a public official.State...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-02-09/sc-inmate-charged-threatenin
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Several running for S.C. education post

BISHOPVILLE, S.C. -- In Lee County, the schools are literally falling down...with some of the worst school conditions in the state. The roof at Bishopville High School, built in 1936, is caving in, along with its floors...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/06/01/met_229953.shtml
Metro
Guard rescued at SC prison; officers control unit

BISHOPVILLE, S.C - A prison guard held hostage at a South Carolina prison has...regained control of the building at the Lee Correctional Institution in Bishopville shortly after 3 a.m. today.The officer has been taken to a hospital...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2012-06-06/guard-rescued-sc-prison-offi