Any future property developments in the City of Orangeburg where commercial and residential properties abut will be required to put in place proper buffering mechanisms, according to a proposed amendment to the city's zoning ordinance.
Bamberg County Council is working to refinance its long-term debt in hopes of lessening the tax burden for its citizens, some of whom are still expressing concerns about already high taxes.
Orangeburg is hiring a company to assist it in the enforcement of the city's building codes and ordinances.
Rhonda Peeples received 10 write-in votes during Tuesday's municipal election to fill the open seat on Branchville Town Council.
The small Orangeburg County town of Woodford has chosen a new mayor following Tuesday's election results.
The Springfield library branch closed its doors two months ago with Orangeburg County and library officials citing the lack of volume and usage as the main reason.
Calhoun County is planning to build a recreational/sports complex in St. Matthews.
Local lawmakers and community members are requesting a state House committee tasked with redistricting consider adjusting suggested population guidelines to ensure rural communities continue to have equal representation.
A commercial kitchen is coming to Orangeburg.
BAMBERG – Bamberg County Council got to meet its new director of voter registration and elections during a Monday night meeting.
Calhoun County Council is moving forward with plans to construct a recreation complex for the county and is seeking the input of everyone from the school board to town councils on its development.
Several individuals included on the South Carolina State Ethics Commission's Debtors List for failing to pay late filing penalties and enforcement fines have still not contacted the agency regarding their debts, but at least one is continuing to pay down a debt of more than $18,000.
Second District Congressman Joe Wilson expressed excitement and optimism about Orangeburg County’s growth after visiting two of its newest developments as part of his 2021 Annual Bus Tour on Thursday.
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Several local residents called upon state lawmakers to revisit and redesign a 6th Congressional District that they say is disproportionately large and does not follow court guidelines or criteria by which lines are drawn.
Orangeburg County's general fund balance through the end of June 2020 was in a healthy position, leaving the county with a good "rainy day" fund, according to the county's 2019-2020 financial audit.
MANNING — A South Carolina school district used state money meant to recruit teachers to buy a townhouse that its superintendent was living in — and for months, let him stay there rent-free.
In a new report, the South Carolina Inspector General’s Office said the fledging governor’s school for agriculture near McCormick violated state purchasing laws, and that school employees need ethics training.
A Bamberg County government watchdog group has begun a countywide petition campaign to repeal the 2021-22 county budget passed by a divided council on June 30.
The Orangeburg County Legislative Delegation received an update this past week on the newly formed Bringing Our Best Care – Bamberg, Orangeburg, Barnwell and Calhoun, or BOBC2 mental health consortium that is working to increase awareness of the issue within The T&D Region.
Local lawmakers say they will determine if there are any state monies available to help fund the development of the historic Orangeburg Railroad Corner.
The Rev. Jerry Thompson has been attending camp meetings at the historic Cattle Creek Campground near Rowesville since he was child. He has fond memories of family, fellowship and food, but also the religious services that provided him with a solid foundation.
U.S. House Majority Whip James Clyburn says he will continue supporting his alma mater South Carolina State in the aftermath of the university’s board ousting President James Clark on Tuesday morning.
City of Orangeburg Mayor Michael Butler officially announced his re-election bid.
This story was produced in collaboration with two Uncovered partners, The News & Reporter of Chester and The Times and Democrat of Orangeburg.