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Social services head says she won't step down

...neglect cases.Lawmakers had many questions about the handling of the case of Robert Guinyard, a 4-year-old Richland County boy found beaten to death last year. Officials have said potential abuse to Robert or his older siblings was reported...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-04-16/social-services-head-says-she
STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF RICHLAND IN THE FAMILY COURT FOR...

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SC Senate passes bill allowing legal bridge games

...constructed. The lawsuit, filed in Richland County, says that a 2008 law on combined...ruling that a 2011 law merging Richland County's election and voter registration...represented a special exception for Richland County's governance model, apart...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-04-08/sc-senate-passes-bill-allowin
SC election ballot set as filing deadline passes

...the primary. There is a three-way Democratic primary for Scott's seat. York County councilman Sidney Moore and Richland County Councilwoman Joyce Dickerson are running as is Harry Pavilack of Myrtle Beach.Eight Republicans and four Democrats...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-30/sc-election-ballot-set-filing
Columbia recalls civil rights past

...theater hosted "civil rights Sundays," showing free movies, accompanied by a question-and-answer session. The Richland County Public Library housed a gallery for photography from the era. A national traveling exhibit about the civil rights...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-13/columbia-recalls-civil-rights
Columbia's Wilson Home is museum with themes

...rehabilitation in 2005 and just opened to visitors last month. Most of the $3.6 million that was needed came from Richland County, which owns the house. After nearly 10 years, the doors opened Presidents Day weekend, welcoming more than 450...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/life-style/2014-03-27/columbias-wilson-home-mu
SC legislator urges change to avoid election chaos

...Cooper's ruling months earlier that a 2011 law merging Richland County's election and voter registration boards violated...Cooper said it represented a special exception for Richland County's governance model, apart from already existing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-22/sc-legislator-urges-change-av
Officer-involved shootings increase in SC

...including 18 in which the suspect died. In almost all police shootings in South Carolina, the officers are cleared.Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott thinks suspects these days are willing to be more violent. Sixty-three times in 2013, someone...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-02-27/officer-involved-shootings-in
SC teacher sentenced for pupil sex

...had been charged with criminal sexual conduct with a minor and two counts of assault and battery in Lexington and Richland counties. Davis apologized to the victim as part of the plea. He also apologized to his own family. Mount Pleasant police...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-02-26/sc-teacher-sentenced-pupil-s
Across the region

...said after the hearing that they felt the judge's temporary solution was fair.In other newsCOLUMBIA, S.C. - Richland County deputies have charged an avowed white supremacist with second-degree criminal sexual conduct against a female relative...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-02-19/across-region