Johnston man dies after hit-and-run

...the Edgefield County Coroner's Office. The suspect fled the scene and has not been apprehended.South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating the death.An autopsy will be performed Monday.

Richmond, Columbia counties rank high for Interstate 20 wrecks

...and eastern Newton counties will be the only areas in Georgia without cable on concrete barriers.South Carolina Highway Patrol Lance Cpl. Judd Jones said the majority of the area from Aiken to Richland counties has some sort of barrier, whether...

Officers clear up 13 South Carolina road laws

...another vehicle," said Sgt. Bob Beres, the commander of the Office of Community Relations for the South Carolina Highway Patrol.2. It's not illegal to drive with your dog in your lap. But it could kill the animal."If a dog is between...

SC wreck kills 2, injures 4

...taken to Greenville Memorial Hospital. A teen and an adult were taken to AnMed Health Medical Center. South Carolina Highway Patrol Lance Cpl. Tony Keller says Campbell was driving a car that crossed the centerline and hit the minivan head-on...

Ohio truck wreck kills Aiken man, 3 thoroughbred horses

...it struck a car, rolled and hit a tractor-trailer Thursday in Milton Township, west of Youngstown. The State Highway Patrol says the driver, his dog and three of the 10 horses died. As traffic came to a standstill, people nearby tried...

Confederate flag taken down in South Carolina after 54 years

...neatly and tied it with a white ribbon. They handed it to a black trooper who brought it to the Statehouse steps.Highway Patrol Cpl. Rupert Pope downplayed the significance of their race in the ceremony."We're all gray," he said, with...

Aiken wreck kills motorist

One person is dead after a collision Friday morning on U.S. Highway 78 just outside Aiken.South Carolina Highway Patrol Lance Cpl. Judd Jones said the driver of a 2002 Honda Accord ran off the road, returned, crossed the center line...

Aiken fire engine, patrol car crash

...Chesterfield Street. Both were significantly damaged in the crash. The driver of the patrol car was transported to Aiken Regional Medical Centers and later released.The crash is being investigated by the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

Aiken woman cited in Wagener wreck

...Peterbilt tractor-trailer traveling southbound on state Route 39, said Lance Cpl. Judd Jones of the South Carolina Highway Patrol.Jones said the tractor-trailer driver, 58-year-old Howard Mivens of Summerton, S.C., struck Simpkins...

Statue of Ben Tillman, former governor and white supremacist, vandalized

...assigned to the Statehouse, as well as Columbia police, University of South Carolina officers and the South Carolina Highway Patrol, officials said.Nicholas Thompson, 25, of Irmo, South Carolina, has been charged with disorderly conduct...