Nov. 10, 2015
March 1, 2015
Mary Sims Gressette – a longtime education and community leader in Orangeburg – died Friday. She was 102.
The Advent calendar, which eases anxiety by counting down those pesky 24 days until Christmas Eve, is as much a holiday tradition for my family as the tree.
Christians everywhere set aside Easter Sunday as the holy day on which they believe Jesus Christ rose from the dead three days after his crucifixion and entombment.
Hurricane Matthew’s rampage across the Atlantic and up the coast toward South Carolina has been frightening, but it’s nothing new to the Carolinians.
Trustees voted 6-0 at a special called meeting on Tuesday to borrow $8.75 million to update aging schools in Orangeburg Consolidated School District Five and buy a facility to house district offices.
Kim, Khloe and Kourtney have some competition in reality royalty.
Food, fun and games will be available at the Branchville Fun Day beginning at 8 a.m. on Saturday, April 30.
Orangeburg County Council will meet today at 5:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers, 433 Amelia St.
NORTH — Some in North were hot, hungry and upset with Mayor Patty Carson on Monday over obstacles to the distribution of food from Harvest Hope Food Bank at the town square.
SANTEE — Citing “a tremendous job” in training and updated equipment, Santee Fire Chief Edward Barnett Jr. said his department has been able to improve its overall ISO rating from a Class 9 to a Class 4.
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on explosions at Brussels airport and metro station (all times local):
SPRINGFIELD — Decorative frogs are everywhere you look right now in the town of Springfield — on signs, in art installations and sculptures and adorning store windows.
CHARLESTON — The main airport in Charleston, South Carolina, has closed ahead of the expected arrival of Hurricane Ian.
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Rescuers from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, other states and counties were racing against the clock as the sun was about to set Thursday in North Port, to help families stranded in their own homes surrounded by streets that had turned into canals. The city was one of many in Florida where rescues were underway as Hurricane Ian continued churning northward toward Georgia and the Carolinas. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis said at a press conference Thursday evening there had been 700 confirmed rescues across the state in the wake of the storm. “Some of the damage was almost indescribable,” he said.
Rescue crews are wading through water and using boats to rescue Florida residents stranded in the wake of Hurricane Ian. The Orange County fire department posted photos Thursday of crews in a flooded neighborhood in the Orlando area. Gov. Ron DeSantis said the U.S. Coast Guard began rescue operations hours before daybreak. At least one person in Florida was confirmed dead on the state's eastern coast. Flooding rains continued falling even after Ian was downgraded to a tropical storm. It's center finished crossing the Florida peninsula Thursday and emerged in the Atlantic Ocean. Forecasters predicted it would return to hurricane strength and turn north toward South Carolina.
An Orangeburg man is facing several charges following a multi-county investigation into dogfighting allegations.
A 21-year-old Denmark man was found dead in the driver’s seat of his car on Wednesday night.
A 15-year-old is receiving medical treatment after someone shot him as he was walking outside of an Orangeburg business on Wednesday evening.
DENMARK – Mayor Dr. Gerald Wright announced at the August Denmark City Council meeting that the city obtained a clean financial audit for the fiscal year.
Cordova — Cordova Town Council held the second and final budget reading for 2023 fiscal year.
NEESES – Mayor Kenneth Gleaton announced during the Neeses Council meeting on Sept. 6 that the town is selling property on 2017 Silversprings Road.
State Rep. Gilda Cobb-Hunter says it was a blessing to attend last week’s celebration of the Inflation Reduction Act at the White House.