South Carolina issues emergency order for 63 dams, half in Richland County

...orders to the owners of 63 dams, of which almost half are in Richland County.Officials with the Department of Health and Environmental...Of those 63 dams, 28 ? or almost 45 percent ? are in Richland County.The flooding caused 36 dams to fail and damaged others...

Discipline crossed the line

...school policeman displayed a bygone era where physical force was the norm.Thank goodness this is no longer the case, and Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott was correct in firing the officer. The officer's actions were disgraceful, distasteful and disgusting...

SC man died after choking on bag of marijuana, authorities say

COLUMBIA, S.C. - Authorities say a man from Richland County died after he choked on a bag of marijuana after...His family took him off life support on Sept. 6.The Richland County Sheriff's Office said McDaniels and another man...

SC bar that served man later involved in fatal crash owes $3.85 million in negligence verdict

COLUMBIA, S.C. - A Richland jury has ruled that a local bar owes $3.85 million in a negligence verdict issued in connection with the bar's role in serving...

Lack of flood insurance hurts in SC disaster's aftermath

...are that he will have to take to get financial aid to help him rebuild.In the meantime, he is staying with friends.In Richland County, among the hardest hit by the flooding, there are only about 1,500 National Flood Insur ance Program policies in...

Aiken falls to Richland Northeast

...final points of its playoff game against Richland Northeast on Friday night. That was...this year, never came untracked against Richland Northeast. The Hornets rushed for only...taking advantage of us." Top-seeded Richland Northeast will play host next week to...

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North Augusta shocks Richland Northeast with comeback win

...quarter, leading to a 67-65 win over Richland Northeast in the first round of the South...confidence boost. This is a good feeling."Richland Northeast took its first lead on an 8-0...final two quarters. North Augusta forced Richland Northeast to find points elsewhere...

S.C. high court halts Richland County vote recount

...Friday put a stop to a recount of votes in Richland County, granting a request from state...after an hour when the high court ruled.Richland County's preliminary tally shows Republican...It wasn't immediately clear when Richland County elections results would be certified...

Aiken High girls, Richland boys win

...with a 46-31 defeat of Glenn Hills while Richland Northeast of Columbia took revenge on Butler...tournament trophy a year ago by upending Richland Northeast with a shot at the final buzzer. Richland led Butler this contest 42-21 at the...

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Richland One school district faces lawsuits

COLUMBIA -- When Richland One's new superintendent started work in August, he found his schools...defending nearly a dozen lawsuits. Court records show Allen Coles' Richland One School District has been sued at least 40 times since Jan. 1...