Across the region

...baby-sitting when the two started wrestling. Kemp gave the boy the bear hug, then put him into his crib for a nap.The Orangeburg County Coroner's Office says Jaylen Harris died from asphyxiation in June 2013. Kemp was charged more than a year later...

SC man guilty of 'bear hug' death

...realized a short time later he hadn't heard the boy move, went into his room and discovered him not breathing.The Orangeburg County Coroner's Office says Jaylen Harris died from asphyxiation in June 2013. Kemp was charged more than a year later...

Plastics company expanding in Orangeburg County

...statement. "The expansion of the facility is needed to support our Southeastern U.S. customer base."Since the Orangeburg County facility opened in 2005, Quality Model has invested more than $13 million and created 75 jobs.The firm serves...

Orangeburg worker rescued from corn bin

ORANGEBURG, S.C. - A worker has been saved from an Orangeburg County grain bin after a delicate two-hour rescue.Chief Fire Operations Officer Teddy Wolfe told The Times and Democrat of Orangeburg...

Suspended SC State president sues school

...Tuesday for breaking his contract and asked the court to block his expected firing.Thomas Elzey sued S.C. State in Orangeburg County court a day before trustees were to meet privately to get legal advice over the turmoil at South Carolina's only...

5th inmate dies in SC jail this year

...ORANGEBURG, S.C. - A fifth inmate has died at the Orangeburg County jail in about a year. Authorities told The Times...arrested on a driving under the influence charge. Orangeburg County Administrator Harold Young says Massey refused medical...

Man with shovel killed by SC cop

ORANGEBURG, S.C. - Prosecutors say an Orangeburg County sheriff's deputy was justified when he shot and killed a suspect who was using a shovel in what was called a "threatening manner...

Abducted SC baby found beside road

...say a baby found beside a road had been abducted in Orangeburg County.Police say the 4-month-old girl was found late...was fine. She's been returned to her parents.Orangeburg County deputies were about to issue an Amber Alert when...

Investigation finds no wrongdoing in Orangeburg sheriff's office

...Division investigation initiated by Orangeburg County Sheriff Larry Williams into...the hotly contested race for Orangeburg County sheriff. Williams is facing...in the making. Calling the Orangeburg County Sheriff's Office "one of...

Across South Carolina

Man, 65, dies after car flips into river ORANGEBURG - An Orangeburg County man has died after rescuers pulled his body from a car that plunged into the Edisto River. Lloyd Morrison, 65, of Cordova...