4th suspect arrested in Barnwell County kidnapping, rape
BARNWELL, S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) - Barnwell County deputies have arrested a fourth suspect in connection with a kidnapping and rape. On Jan. 3, deputies launched an investigation into the incident that happened on Patterson Mill Road, according to authorities. The latest suspect arrested is Alvin Recardo Brown, according to the Barnwell...
Recent Reports Say This is The Most Dangerous City in South Carolina
There are certain places in certain states that you just know where to stay away from. According to NIBRS, violent crime in the United States is most likely to be committed in urban areas. Violent crime is made up of rape, robbery, aggravated assault, and murder. Of course, it seems like a given, duh.
South Carolina woman killed when car runs off road and flips over, coroner says
The 23-year-old Midlands resident died at the scene, according to the South Carolina Highway Patrol.
SLED investigating shots fired incident at Low Country college
A shooting at a college in the Low Country over the weekend is under SLED investigation. Police responded to South Carolina State University in Orangeburg around 1130 PM, Saturday night.
SLED investigating after late-night shooting at SC State, university adds security measures
ORANGEBURG, S.C. (WIS) - Monday afternoon South Carolina State University President Alexander Conyers announced additional security measures. The move comes after a shooting over the weekend that sent the campus into lockdown. Conyers said,. “The welfare of the campus community is our foremost priority at SC State.”. He continued, “We...
Orangeburg Woman Killed in Aiken County Wreck
A single-vehicle accident late Saturday night claimed the life of an Orangeburg woman in Aiken County. Coroner Darryl Ables said 23-year-old Ashli Gantt lost control of her SUV on Wagener Trail Road near Shadow Lane Drive in Wagener in Aiken County around 10:45 p.m. Ables said the vehicle veered off...
Barnwell's Jaidyn Devore is voted SBLive South Carolina Athlete of the Week
Congratulations to Barnwell Softball Player Jaidyn Devore, the winner of SBLive South Carolina's Athlete of Week award as voted by South Carolina high school sports fans for the Week of March 13-18. Devore received more than 4,700 votes and 97.80% of our state-wide vote after the sophomore standout ...
23-year-old dead following accident in Wagener
WAGENER, S.C. (WFXG) - The Aiken County Coroner's Office is investigating an accident Saturday evening that took the life of an Orangeburg woman. Officials say the accident happened Saturday evening at approximately 10:45 p.m. on Wagener Trail Road near Shadow Lane Drive. They say the vehicle ran off the right side of the road and overcorrected, before overturning.
Campus lockdown lifted at Claflin University
COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) – Claflin University says a campus lockdown is now lifted. Claflin University sent out a campus alert of shots fired early this morning. The initial alert says shots were fired at South Carolina State and warned students to avoid the area. The campus went on lockdown...
‘Giant in Aviation’: Orangeburg Airport Terminal To Be Named After Veteran Pilot
Mar. 25—The City of Orangeburg announced it is naming the terminal at the Orangeburg Municipal Airport after the facility's former manager described as a "giant in the aviation community." The terminal at the airport will now be known as the Carroll Joye Airport Terminal in honor of Joye, who...
UPDATE: Orangeburg woman victim of fatal crash near Wagener
A single-vehicle wreck in the Wagener area took the life of a 23-year-old Orangeburg woman Saturday night, according to a report from the South Carolina Highway Patrol. The victim was identified as Ashli Gantt, according to a news release from the Aiken County Coroner's Office. Gantt was the driver of...
Tornado warning for parts of Orangeburg Co. expires
ORANGEBURG COUNTY, S.C. (WCSC) - The National Weather Service has allowed a tornado warning for the northwestern portion of Orangeburg County to expire Sunday night. The warning, which was also issued for parts of Aiken and Lexington counties, expired at 11:15 p.m. However, Orangeburg County, along with Richland, Lexington and...
NWS: Winds, hail and possible tornadoes may hit Midlands Sunday
The National Weather Service is warning of a risk of severe weather conditions throughout parts of South Carolina and Georgia Sunday.
Claflin educator gets national PR honor
Every year, PRNEWS puts together a number of awards to recognize outstanding contributions to the profession. Among the honors is the Social Impact Award recognizing leaders nationwide who are making an impactful contribution in the field of public relations and communications. Dr. Luis Almeida, interim chair of the Claflin University Mass Communications Department, was once again honored to be selected as the HBCU Educator of the Year.
PTC joins two SC colleges to develop virtual workforce innovation center
Institutions that support excellence in workforce development love company. Accordingly, the U.S. Department of Labor has selected Piedmont Technical College (PTC), Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College (OCtech), and Aiken Technical College (Aiken Tech) to form a consortium to develop a virtual Workforce Innovation Center for Advanced Manufacturing and Nursing — two sectors the agency identified as priority workforce needs.
Barnwell hires Ridge Spring-Monetta’s Smith as new head football coach
Barnwell High School has hired Brian Smith as its new head football coach, Smith confirmed to WJBF Sports on Friday.
Orangeburg airport terminal being renamed in honor of former airport manager Carroll Joye
ORANGEBURG, S.C. — This week Orangeburg City Council voted in favor of renaming its municipal airport terminal in honor of former airport manager Carroll Joye. Joye has left his mark on the city by teaching hundreds to fly. “I don’t know why I love it so much, but I...
Three kids, one adult killed in domestic mass shooting in South Carolina
Three children and one man were killed in an apparent domestic mass shooting in South Carolina, authorities said. A second man, who authorities believe was the shooter, was also found dead at the scene Tuesday night, the Sumter Police Department said. Additional information was not immediately available. Police in Sumter, about 45 miles east of Columbia, said they didn't believe there's a threat to the public.
Campbell defeated 3-4 against SCSU
Campbell defeated 3-4 against SCSU BUIES CREEK, N.C.—Campbell is defeated by South Carolina State 4-3 on March 25. Damien Nezar and Benjamin Maes were able to win their doubles match and both won their singles match as well. The Camels will be back in action March 30 at UNC Wilmington. Tennis Match Results SC State vs Campbell 3/25/2023 at Buies…
Claflin's Pathways program now serving 120 SC inmates
It’s a time to celebrate for some inmates at South Carolina correctional facilities. Claflin University and the South Carolina Department of Corrections held a virtual recognition ceremony for Claflin’s Pathways from Prison program. The celebration recognized inmates enrolled in the program and provided an overview of its growth.
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