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Fields fires 7 TDs as South Carolina State topples Howard

Nov. 9, 2019 6:49 PM EST

ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — Corey Fields threw for 333 yards and seven touchdowns Saturday as South Carolina State scored on its opening drive and added five more before halftime to defeat Howard 62-21. SC State (6-3, 4-2) rebounded from a two-point loss at North Carolina A&T that likely derailed hopes for...

Sellers leads SC State past Bob Jones University 79-64

Nov. 8, 2019 10:49 PM EST

ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — Zach Sellers had 15 points and 12 rebounds off the bench to carry South Carolina State to a 79-64 win over Division II-member Bob Jones University on Friday night. Damani Applewhite had 15 points and eight rebounds for South Carolina State (1-1). Ian Kinard added 13 points and...

Carter leads North Carolina A&T past SC State 22-20

Nov. 2, 2019 6:52 PM EDT

ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — Kylil Carter threw for 267 yards and a score as North Carolina A&T beat South Carolina State 22-20 on Saturday. The Aggies (6-2, 4-1 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) trailed 10-0 late in the second quarter when Kyin Howard dropped Tyrece Nick in his own end zone for a safety....

School garden still thrives in memory of slain classmate

Nov. 2, 2019 12:02 AM EDT

ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — The late Jameson "Jamie" Kirk-Hahn is likely smiling down upon a group of young children at Orangeburg Preparatory Schools who are continuing to put their little hearts into making sure the garden planted in her honor stays alive and well. "Jamie's Garden" first took shape in the...

Feeling like she's 15: 105-year-old loves family, good food

Oct. 26, 2019 12:06 AM EDT

ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — Florence Abraham has a cute chuckle and sweet spirit that shines forth when she talks about her family and the hard work which, after more than 100 years of life, has helped make her who she is today. Abraham turned 105 on Oct. 2. It was on her special day that Abraham's family...

SC town's ex-police chief accused of stealing seized cash

Oct. 24, 2019 7:09 AM EDT

EUTAWVILLE, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina police chief who abruptly resigned for "personal" reasons is now charged with misconduct in office and grand larceny. The Times & Democrat reports the charges against former Eutawville police Chief Steven Daniel Holloway were filed after a monthslong...

Fields passes South Carolina State past Morgan State 24-10

Oct. 19, 2019 8:16 PM EDT

ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — Corey Fields threw a pair of long, second-half touchdown passes and South Carolina State built a three-touchdown lead going into the fourth quarter and held on to beat Morgan State, 24-10 in a Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference battle Saturday night. The teams shared time of possession...

Florida A&M rallies late to beat South Carolina State 42-38

Oct. 12, 2019 8:04 PM EDT

ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — Ryan Stanley threw for a career-high 427 yards and had three touchdowns including a scoring strike to Kamari Young with just over a minute remaining to secure the win as Florida A&M beat South Carolina State 42-38 on Saturday afternoon. It was the first time the Rattlers (5-1,...

Suspect in $1M South Carolina arson captured in New Jersey

Oct. 11, 2019 7:26 AM EDT

HOLLY HILL, S.C. (AP) — A suspect accused of intentionally starting a blaze that destroyed three South Carolina buildings has been caught in New Jersey. The Times & Democrat reported Wednesday that Marvin Leroy Capers-Smith is set to appear in Columbia for a bond hearing next week. He's charged with...

SC school bus drivers refuse to work over pay dispute

Oct. 1, 2019 1:35 PM EDT

ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — Dozens of South Carolina school bus drivers who say a newly consolidated district cut their pay without notice refused to run their afternoon routes, leaving hundreds of students stranded at school until someone could pick them up. The decision by about 50 people not to drive their...