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Teachers can apply for STAR grants from Savannah River Remediation

...available for schools in Columbia and Richmond counties and Aiken, Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Edgefield and Orangeburg counties in South Carolina, according to a news release.The grants must be used to purchase instruction kits for STEM...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-21/teachers-can-apply-star-grant
Transparency motivates longtime nuclear activist

...the public was not well-informed about the nuclear shipments through their neighborhoods.He spent a night in an Orangeburg County jail for trespassing on the Barnwell site in 1977 and another night as an inmate in Aiken County after his sentencing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-01-17/transparency-motivates-longt
Family of man killed by police chief pledges to seek justice

...not speak with reporters. Several wiped away tears as they walked out after spending 16 consecutive hours in the Orangeburg County courthouse.Combs showed little reaction and did not talk to reporters.The jurors faced in charges between choice...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-14/family-man-killed-police-chie
White ex-cop charged in killing of black man in South Carolina

...like it and will have a more aggressive attitude," said Jenkins, who is black.Combs worked as a deputy for the Orangeburg County Sheriff's Office for six years before being fired in 2007 for "unsatisfactory performance," according to documents...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-12-04/white-ex-cop-charged-k
South Carolina House Speaker Bobby Harrell pleads guilty, resigns

...stepped aside and transferred the case to Pascoe, the Democratic chief prosecutor for Calhoun, Dorchester and Orangeburg counties.In a statement, Landess applauded Wilson and others for taking the complaint seriously but said more reforms...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-10-23/south-carolina-house-s
South Carolina House Speaker Bobby Harrell suspends himself from office

...summer and transferring the case to David Pascoe, the Democratic chief prosecutor for Calhoun, Dorchester and Orangeburg counties. That quietly occurred as the state grand jury's term expired June 30 without indictment or public notice...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-09-11/south-carolina-house-spe
SC House Speaker Bobby Harrell on misconduct charges related to campaign money violations

...weren't notified until July 29.Pascoe, a Democrat, is the chief prosecutor for Calhoun, Dorchester, and Orangeburg counties.Wilson's handling of the case dates to February 2013, when the first-term Republican forwarded an ethics complaint...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-09-10/sc-house-speaker-bobby
Child abandoned, food stamp fraud in SC

ORANGEBURG, S.C. - A woman has been accused of abandoning her child in Orangeburg County.Sheriff Leroy Ravenell said 24-year-old Amanda Leigh Vosburg of Neeses was arrested by Barnwell police Tuesday and charged...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-14/child-abandoned-food-stamp-f
Across the region

...robust additional investment into the Southside of our city."In other newsA FIREFIGHTER RESCUED a 38-year-old Orangeburg County woman who spent more than 10 hours trapped in her vehicle in a watery ditch. Lt. William Rutland of the Eutawville...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-08/across-region
South Carolina woman stuck in ditch 10 hours

EUTAWVILLE, S.C. - An alert firefighter rescued a 38-year-old Orangeburg County woman who spent more than 10 hours trapped inside her vehicle in a watery ditch.The Times and Democrat of Orangeburg reports...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-08/sc-woman-stuck-ditch-10-hour