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South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley wants to link food stamps to jobs

...to be approved by the federal government. It would be limited to food stamp recipients in Bamberg, Calhoun and Orangeburg counties for now.The requirement to work or be looking for a job is part of fighting obesity in South Carolina, just...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-08/south-carolina-gov-nikki-hale
High winds cause thousands of power outages across Augusta area

...Cooperative reported 183 area outages (98 in Aiken County and 85 in Edgefield County). By 2 a.m. 13 outages remained in Aiken County, clustered around Midland Valley High School. Two outages remained in Edgefield and Orangeburg counties.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-12/high-winds-cause-thousands-po
Across South Carolina

...Singleton to S.C. State to confront Robin son, then fleeing in Single ton's vehicle.The four were booked at the Orangeburg County jail. They are Shannon Davis, 27, and Kevin Winningham, 22, both of Orangeburg; Darius Frazier, 23, of Cordova...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-01-31/across-south-carolina
Power outages continue

...COLUMBIA -- SC DOT SAYS District 7 (Aiken, Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Calhoun, Clarendon, Hampton and Orangeburg counties) reporting temperatures ranging between 27 and 32 degrees. Sleet and Freezing rain in all counties. Roads...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-02-12/road-conditions-getting-slick
Closings and time changes

...temperatures in District Seven , (Aiken, Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Calhoun, Clarendon, Hampton, and Orangeburg Counties) are well above freezing. Rain is being reported in most counties. Roads are being reported as normal and wet...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-02-11/closings-and-time-changes
SC county fires elections chief after 8 months

...developed in Columbia and Richland County voting last November, when officials discovered more than 11-hundred votes had not been counted. Jackson had been the director of elections in Orangeburg County before he was hired by Richland County.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-02-25/sc-county-fires-elections-ch
Cabela's mourns loss of co-founder and patriarch Dick Cabela

...Project supervisor for DNR.Although record deer have been recorded from all counties, Aiken, Anderson, and Orangeburg counties have produced the greatest numbers in the past three to four years. DNR POACHER PATROL: A state ranger who helped...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/rob-pavey/2014-02-22/cabelas-mourns
Closings, changes, weather updates

...The SC DOT reports District 7 (Aiken, Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Calhoun, Clarendon, Hampton, and Orangeburg counties) has temperatures ranging between 26 and 33 degrees. Weather conditions are being reported as rain. Roads are...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-02-13/morning-starts-slick-cold
Woman shoots boyfriend, no charges

NORTH, S.C. - The Orangeburg County sheriff says there will be no charges filed against a 23-year-old woman who shot and killed her boyfriend during a domestic...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-02-05/woman-shoots-boyfriend-no-ch
Most roads icy, slick; problems across the area

...A.M.COLUMBIA -- District 7 (Aiken, Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Calhoun, Clarendon, Hampton, and Orangeburg Counties) ? Temperatures in District Seven are ranging between 24 and 28 degrees. The precipitation has ended in all District...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-01-29/most-roads-icy-slick