Legislative survey finds enough votes to remove Confederate flag

...the leadership of this state and nation ? not by mere words but bold and decisive action," said Rep. Jerry Govan, D-Orangeburg, a House member since 1993.Like most of the Legisla tive Black Caucus at the time, Govan voted against the 2000 compromise...

Grill mishap burns elderly SC man

ORANGEBURG, S.C. - Officials say an elderly...third-degree burns Monday afternoon. The Orangeburg Fire Department says the man injured...Burn Center and his status is unclear. Orangeburg County Fire Services Director Gene Ball...

Hillary Clinton campaigns in SC today

...a visit to South Carolina this week. The Democratic presidential contender is meeting today with community leaders in the Orangeburg area. Later she is scheduled to host a forum at Trident Technical College. Since announcing her candidacy, Clinton's...

SC State could be plaintiff, defendant in education suit

...universities has hurt enrollment and the bottom line at the Orangeburg school.The suit alleges that if white students can receive...remedy for what it calls a segregated higher education system.Orangeburg attorney Glenn Walters said if the university doesn't join...

Across South Carolina

...Carolina each year.In other newsTHE RETRIAL of former Eutawville Police Chief Richard Combs, who is charged with murder in the shooting death of an unarmed black man, has been moved out of Orangeburg County and will be heard in Columbia.

Prosecution attacks warrant as former Eutawville police chief's murder retrial begins

...in January ended in a deadlocked jury after 12 hours of deliberations. This week's trial was moved about 50 miles from Orangeburg County to Richland County after prosecutors and defense attorneys agreed there had been extensive pretrial publicity.Combs...

SC man guilty of 'bear hug' death

ORANGEBURG, S.C. - A Columbia man has pleaded guilty...was accused of giving a 14-month-old Orangeburg boy a bear hug so hard he stopped breathing.The Times and Democrat of Orangeburg reports 27-year-old Robert Kemp will...

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...accused of giving a 14-month-old Orangeburg boy a bear hug so hard he stopped...breathing.The Times and Democrat of Orangeburg reports that 27-year-old Robert...him into his crib for a nap.The Orangeburg County Coroner's Office says...

Orangeburg residents say state missed storm debris

ORANGEBURG, S.C. - Four months after an ice storm paralyzed South Carolina, some Orangeburg residents say the state has yet to pick...neighborhood.The Times and Democrat of Orangeburg reports that residents along two streets...

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...Officer Teddy Wolfe told The Times and Democrat of Orangeburg that the worker fell Tuesday afternoon, and the lower...