Update: Victim in Aiken traffic death named

...Skylar Pennington, 16. She was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash near her Columbia Highway North home.South Carolina Highway Patrol Lance Cpl. Judd Jones said Pennington was walking north on U.S. Highway 1/Columbia Highway North...

I-20 wreck near North Augusta

Expect traffic delays on Interstate 20 headed west toward Augusta.The South Carolina Highway Patrol is handling a traffic accident in the westbound lane of I-20 between mile markers 3 and 4, according to its Web site.

Aiken County man fatally struck while riding his bicycle

...witnesses, the victim was wearing dark clothing and the lights on the bicycle were obscured by grocery bags. The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating and toxicology tests are pending, according to the coroner.

Thomas Pitts

...Talladega, Alabama, he was the son of the late Nevlon T. Pitts and Mary Lou Heath Pitts. He was a member of the South Carolina Highway Patrol. In later years he became the manager of the Department of Motor Vehicles in North Augusta, SC. He enjoyed...

Odell Rodgers

...honorably and proudly served his country in the United States Army. He retired as a Maintenance Mechanic from the South Carolina Highway Department. Odell was the second oldest member of Talatha Baptist Church, where he was active for many years...

Motorcyclist killed in Aiken County

...Aiken County, were also taken to Georgia Regents with injuries that were not considered life-threatening. The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating the accident. Toxicology tests are pending.

Officers clear up 13 South Carolina road laws

...collide with another vehicle," said Sgt. Bob Beres, the commander of the Office of Community Relations for the South Carolina Highway Patrol.2. It's not illegal to drive with your dog in your lap. But it could kill the animal."If a dog...

Rants & Raves

...ride your bike on a major highway or any road. There was another incident of vehicle vs. bicycle rider(s) on South Carolina Highway 125. Hey, the vehicle always wins, always. If you must ride your bike, do it on the Greeneway or along the...

Johnston man dies after hit-and-run

...according to the Edgefield County Coroner's Office. The suspect fled the scene and has not been apprehended.South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating the death.An autopsy will be performed Monday.

Richmond, Columbia counties rank high for Interstate 20 wrecks

...portions of Walton and eastern Newton counties will be the only areas in Georgia without cable on concrete barriers.South Carolina Highway Patrol Lance Cpl. Judd Jones said the majority of the area from Aiken to Richland counties has some sort of barrier...