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SC lawmakers debate certificate of need program

...it even needed to exist.The Sumter Republican said he still thinks the program works for smaller places such as Sumter, Orangeburg and Aiken to make sure a large health care company doesn't run smaller firms out of business and then reduce the amount...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-24/sc-lawmakers-debate-certifica
House, Senate advance bills on police body cameras

...would depend on funding.Asked about neighboring police jurisdictions having different policies, Sen. Brad Hutto, D-Orangeburg, said that's likely and appropriate. A small town police agency with a chief and two officers, for example, shouldn't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-04-21/house-senate-advance-bills-police-b
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-04-03/sc-man-guilty-bear-hug-death
Across the region

...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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-03/across-region
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-06-09/orangeburg-residents-say-state-miss
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-05-28/orangeburg-worker-rescued-corn-bin
Sonny Seiler, owner of mascot Uga, reflects on his experiences at Augusta National

...Charles, tends to Uga in Athens.Seiler's history at the Masters Tournament began in 1953, when college roommate ? and Orangeburg, S.C., native Howard Holladay ? needed another rope holder on hole 17. As a Ben Hogan admirer, Seiler agreed to volunteer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-09/sonny-seiler-owner-mascot-uga
South Carolina House approves firing SC State's trustees amid fiscal crisis

ORANGEBURG, S.C. - The state House voted Tuesday...Rep. David Weeks, D-Sumter.In Orangeburg, the no-confidence vote came at the...said Rep. Gilda Cobb-Hunter, D-Orangeburg.The chambers' versions differ primarily...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-10/south-carolina-house-approves
Overtime

College BasketballLions beaten by Panthers on roadIn Orangeburg, S.C., the Paine women fell to Claflin 64-56 on Monday night.The loss snapped a two-game winning streak for the Lions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-02-16/overtime
SC State trustees stand by president

ORANGEBURG, S.C. - The trustees of South Caro lina State University stood behind embattled President Thomas Elzey on Thursday, even as...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-02-12/sc-state-trustees-stand-p