UPDATE: Wanted South Carolina Fugitive Still at Large
Lawrence County officials are looking for a person allegedly involved in a homicide. The alarm was raised overnight,; at this time, he is still at large. According to authorities, the man is wanted on a murder warrant from Allendale, South Carolina– and not from a Lawrenceville homicide, as we reported earlier.
Bamberg doctor pays $585K settlement in kickback case
BAMBERG, S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) - A local doctor and his practice will pay $585,540 to resolve allegations they got illegal kickbacks in return for referring patients for laboratory testing. Dr. Moustafa Moustafa and South Carolina Nephrology and Hypertension Center of Orangeburg and Bamberg have agreed to cooperate with Justice Department investigations.
More grants to fund water, sewer upgrades in Bamberg County
BAMBERG, S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) - Bamberg County officials are celebrating the millions of dollars in grants they’ve received to improve water quality. The grants are among 216 totaling more than $1.3 billion awarded by the South Carolina Rural Infrastructure Authority for water and wastewater projects across the state. The Bamberg...
Exciting Additions to the Orangeburg County Fair
Experience the thrill of the Orangeburg County fair like never before! A new ride company brings an array of exciting rides for all ages. From kids to adults, everyone is in for a treat. Tune in to see what's new this year!
South Carolina Football: Gamecocks announce kick time against Florida
South Carolina football fans have shown up and shown out for their favorite team this season. In two home games against Furman and Mississippi State, the Gamecock Faithful have filled Williams-Brice Stadium to capacity. Even at the neutral site game in Charlotte against North Carolina, USC fans dominated the crowd.
These branchville, SC based Dogs are the latest up for adoption and in need of a good home
Considering pet adoption? Or perhaps you just enjoy all things cute and cuddly? Numerous charming pets are ready for a loving home at animal shelters situated in and near branchville.
‘Talk is cheap’: Is SC on right track to overcome $500M under-funding of historically Black SC State?
There’s skepticism among some leaders about a Biden administration notice admonishing historically unequal funding for SC’s only public HBCU. Will “antipathy” toward Biden affect chances to remedy inequality for S.C. State?
South Carolina State to renew rivalry with non-HBCU FCS foe
South Carolina State announced it will renew its football rivalry with Furman University beginning in 2026. The two neighboring schools will play a home-and-home series. Furman, a member of the Southern Conference, will host SC State in 2026, while the Bulldogs of the MEAC will host the Paladins in 2027.
Bamberg Co. to receive grant to help students with disabilities
BAMBERG COUNTY, S.C. (WJBF) — The Bamberg County School District is set to receive a significant grant to help students with disabilities. “This is a potential game changer,” said Derek Phillips of the South Carolina Department of Education. This initiative is part of a $10 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education, with Bamberg […]
4 Teenagers Cursed At and Threatened to Kill a Teacher Outside a Classroom Door: Officials
Four high school students were taken to the South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice for threatening to kill a teacher
THE SCORE: Bamberg-Ehrhardt tops Ben Lippen
COLUMBIA, S.C. - Bamberg-Ehrhardt traveled to Columbia to take on Ben Lippen Friday night. The Red Raiders were able to put up 43 points and come away with a close victory. Bamberg-Ehrhardt (5-1) kicks off region play with a home game against Branchville.
CanHope provides support for cancer patients in Aiken and surrounding counties
October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, and one nonprofit is supporting not only breast cancer patients, but also all cancer patients. “We will help out patients to get what they need,” said Brent Slack, who volunteers and serves as chair of the board of directors for CanHope. CanHope helps...
Tennessee’s offense heats up in win over South Carolina
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — As the first quarter started to unfold it quickly promised to be the most eventful start to Tennessee football yet this season. The Vols sent South Carolina away with nothing after their first drive, the Gamecocks couldn’t do the same. Jaylen Wright got loose and turned on the rockets for a […]
South Carolina high school football scores for Week 6 of the 2023 SCHSL season
Here are South Carolina high school football scores from Week 6 of the 2023 SCHSL season. A.C. Flora 36, Westwood 33 Abbeville 40, Liberty 3 ...
Authorities search for person of interest in Orangeburg County stabbing
COLUMBIA, S.C. — The Orangeburg County Sheriff's Office has identified a person of interest in the September stabbing of a man in Holly Hill. The sheriff's office said deputies are searching for 31-year-old Kevin Tavon Allen of Holly Hill in connection to a stabbing that happened on Sept. 14. Deputies were called to a Schwartz Drive home just before midnight, where they found a man, later identified by the Orangeburg County Coroner's Office as 44-year-old Daniel Devine, unconscious. A closer inspection revealed stab wounds to the upper body. Emergency Medical Services personnel ultimately found that he was dead.
Orangeburg public safety issues safety procedures before upcoming fair
ORANGEBURG COUNTY, S.C. (WACH) — The Orangeburg Department of Public Safety held a press conference on Wednesday to update the public on safety protocols. The press conference took place at 10 am in the ODPS training room. Officials discussed safety procedures for this year's Orangeburg County Fair. Chief of...
Orangeburg's New Civil Rights Museum
Discover the exciting plans for the new Cecil Williams Civil Rights museum in Orangeburg. Learn about the city and county's collaborative efforts and grant agreement that will bring this significant piece of history to life.
Battle of the High Schools: Orangeburg-Wilkinson takes on Brookland-Cayce
Catch the thrilling face-off between Orangeburg-Wilkinson and Brookland-Cayce in this exciting video. Tune in to WIS News 10 at 11 p.m. from Monday to Friday to stay updated with all the local news and sports action. Don't miss out!
Morgan State Ends Losing Skid With Win At South Carolina State, 3-1
ORANGEBURG, S.C. (Oct. 1, 2023)-Makila Billingsley recorded a match-high 15 kills and Ainara Fernandes and Jada Williams each added 12, as Morgan State picked up a 3-1 (25-20, 25-15, 23-25, 25-13) Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) victory on the road at South Carolina State on Sunday afternoon at Dukes Gymnasium. With...
Pedestrian Bridge Connects Palmetto Trail in Orangeburg and Clarendon Counties
Explore the newly connected Palmetto Trail in Orangeburg and Clarendon counties! A refurbished pedestrian bridge now allows hikers and cyclists to cross Lake Marion, opening up new vistas and adventures. Discover the beauty of this trail in our latest video.