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Coroner: Boy found bleeding in Orangeburg home had been shot

Oct. 18, 2021 12:24 PM EDT

ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — A 2-year-old boy who died after his mother said she found him bleeding from the head by her bed after hearing a noise by the front door was shot in the Orangeburg home, authorities said. An autopsy on Zyon Sa’eed Randolph found he was shot once...

Fields, big-play defense lead SC State past Morgan State

Oct. 16, 2021 21:01 PM EDT

ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — Corey Fields Jr. passed for three touchdowns and South Carolina State had two defensive scores in a 37-14 victory over Morgan State on Saturday. Fields' touchdowns were 18 yards to Will Vereen, 54 yards to Shaquan Davis and 31 yards to Richard...

2 printing businesses with 150 years of history become 1

Oct. 11, 2021 00:14 AM EDT

ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — Two Orangeburg County printing businesses with a combined 150 years of history have become one. Orangeburg’s Major Graphics LLC has purchased the book of business or customer list, as well as existing equipment and inventory, from...

Documentary reviews Confederate flag fight in Orangeburg

Oct. 08, 2021 10:51 AM EDT

ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina Public Television stations are showing a documentary on Sunday about how a Confederate flag flying outside an ice cream shop ruined a businessman's dream. “Meltdown in Dixie” airs at 6 p.m. Sunday. It...

Former Columbia chief takes over Orangeburg police for now

Oct. 03, 2021 10:10 AM EDT

ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — A law enforcement veteran who served as police chief in Columbia for more than a decade will be the interim chief of the Orangeburg Department of Public Safety. Charles Austin Sr. was hired Wednesday by the Orangeburg City Council after the...

SC State opens big lead, holds off Bethune-Cookman 42-35

Oct. 02, 2021 18:07 PM EDT

ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — Donte Anthony and Kendrel Flowers both ran for two touchdowns and South Carolina State built a big lead before holding on for a 42-35 win over Bethune-Cookman in a battle of winless teams on Saturday. Flowers scored the opening touchdown but...

4th generation takes over South Carolina car dealership

Sep. 27, 2021 00:05 AM EDT

ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — The Fairey family name and cars are synonymous. Fairey Chevrolet Cadillac had its beginning near the birth of the American automotive industry and now, almost 100 years later, the Orangeburg dealership is embarking on the next step in a historic...

Public comment wanted on I-26 widening, I-95 exit upgrades

Sep. 25, 2021 10:56 AM EDT

ST. GEORGE, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina transportation officials want to hear from the public about a project to widen part of Interstate 26 and improve one of the state's key interchanges. The state is spending $19 million on preliminary engineering work to widen 22...

SC Senate sets criteria; asks for public redistricting maps

Sep. 19, 2021 09:06 AM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Senators are asking the public to submit proposed maps on new districts in South Carolina based on the 2020 U.S. Census as a special House committee wraps up a series of public meetings on redistricting across the state. Lawmakers are using the...

Editorial Roundup: South Carolina

Sep. 15, 2021 13:32 PM EDT

(Columbia) The State. Sept. 13, 2021. Editorial: Murdaugh murders spur rumors, conspiracy theories in SC and beyond Rumors and conspiracy theories are like fire: give them oxygen and they spread fast. Until there is an arrest in...