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The Times and Democrat
'Unforgettable' pictorial history: Acclaimed local artist keeps story of equality struggle alive with new bookOrangeburg photographer Cecil Williams once said that much of South Carolina’s
The Times and Democrat / Posted 6 hours ago
Orangeburg photographer Cecil Williams once said that much of South Carolina’s struggle for equality had yet to reach history books and that it was part of his destiny to record the important decades of change in this area of the nation. His new book... Read more
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The Times and Democrat
Walk breaks ‘sickle cell silence’The Orangeburg Area Sickle Cell Anemia Foundation is working to break the silen
The Times and Democrat / Posted 16 hours ago
The Orangeburg Area Sickle Cell Anemia Foundation is working to break the silence surrounding the incurable and sometimes painful blood disorder with its fourth-annual awareness walk. The walk is set to begin at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 26, at the... Read more
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The Times and Democrat
Other T&D Region places to visitOrangeburg National Fish Hatchery Established in 1911, the Orangeburg National
The Times and Democrat / Posted 16 hours ago
Orangeburg National Fish Hatchery Established in 1911, the Orangeburg National Fish Hatchery is dedicated to supporting the conservation, protection and enhancement of endangered and recreational fish species and their habitats for the continuing... Read more
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The Times and Democrat
Eclipse visitors boosted T&D Region businesslines were long. They had to wait for times but they were very understanding. I
The Times and Democrat / Posted 17 hours ago
lines were long. They had to wait for times but they were very understanding. I think everyone enjoyed the experience." Orangeburg County Chamber of Commerce President Melinda Jackson said early estimates are that crowds for the eclipse exceeded... Read more
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The Times and Democrat
Prayers offered for unityThe Orangeburg Chapter of the NAACP held a Unity Prayer Vigil at Trinity United
The Times and Democrat / Posted 17 hours ago
The Orangeburg Chapter of the NAACP held a Unity Prayer Vigil at Trinity United Methodist Church on Sunday evening in response to the events in Charlottesville, Virginia. “We come today to say now is the time for all Americans to say enough is... Read more
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The Times and Democrat
Council OKs county business licensesOrangeburg County Council gave its final approval to an ordinance enacting a co
The Times and Democrat / Posted 18 hours ago
Orangeburg County Council gave its final approval to an ordinance enacting a countywide business license on Tuesday. County Administrator Harold Young said the license requirement will not take effect until around January. “The bulk of that... Read more
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The Times and Democrat
Exploring our Heritage: 'Rivers, Rails and Backroads' await visitorsIt has helped kick-start community revitalization and historic preservation in
The Times and Democrat / Posted 18 hours ago
It has helped kick-start community revitalization and historic preservation in many of the counties that made up the old Orangeburgh District. Established in 1996, the corridor is a federally designated National Heritage Area that now extends... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
SC skydiving team remembers adventure of a lifetime parachuting during eclipse totalityit or not, four guys – three from South Carolina and one from Oregon – took a h
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 23 hours ago
it or not, four guys – three from South Carolina and one from Oregon – took a helicopter ride up to 11,000 feet in Orangeburg County – and jumped out of that perfectly good helicopter and parachuted back down to Earth. What makes the... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
SC skydiving team remembers adventure of a lifetime parachuting during eclipse totalityit or not, four guys – three from South Carolina and one from Oregon – took a h
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 23 hours ago
it or not, four guys – three from South Carolina and one from Oregon – took a helicopter ride up to 11,000 feet in Orangeburg County – and jumped out of that perfectly good helicopter and parachuted back down to Earth. What makes the... Read more
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The Times and Democrat
Safe Kids, wellness events on Saturdayhealth resources and features exhibits from businesses and organizations. The
The Times and Democrat / Posted 23 hours ago
health resources and features exhibits from businesses and organizations. The Regional Medical Center; Safe Kids of Orangeburg, Bamberg and Calhoun Counties and the Regional Medical Center Foundation are hosting the events. “The Regional... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
SC skydiving team remembers adventures of a lifetime parachuting during eclipse totalityit or not, four guys – three from South Carolina and one from Oregon – took a h
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted yesterday
it or not, four guys – three from South Carolina and one from Oregon – took a helicopter ride up to 11,000 feet in Orangeburg County – and jumped out of that perfectly good helicopter and parachuted back down to Earth. What makes the... Read more
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The Times and Democrat
Elloree man gets prison time in escapeguilty recently to hit and run causing property damage. Circuit Judge Ed Dicks
The Times and Democrat / Posted yesterday
guilty recently to hit and run causing property damage. Circuit Judge Ed Dickson sentenced him to six months at the Orangeburg County Detention Center or a $100 fine. • Larry Jermaine Dennis, 41, of 758 Pigeon Bay Road, Cross, pleaded... Read more
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The Times and Democrat
Suspects flee deputy, get awayOrangeburg County Sheriff’s Office A deputy was injured and two suspects got a
The Times and Democrat / Posted yesterday
Orangeburg County Sheriff’s Office A deputy was injured and two suspects got away after an extended chase and crash on Monday night. According to an incident report, a 2012 black Ford Fusion disregarded a stop light and almost struck another... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
More Midlands School Districts Head Back To Schooldistricts are heading back to class Tuesday after the total solar eclipse. Cal
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted yesterday
districts are heading back to class Tuesday after the total solar eclipse. Calhoun, Fairfield, Lee, Lexington 1,3,4, Orangeburg 4, Richland 1, 2 and Sumter all start class. Law enforcement is once again reminding drivers to be safe on the... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
SC skydivers experience eclipse in a truly unique wayprayed, and then boarded. The helicopter climbed and climbed and climbed to a
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted yesterday
prayed, and then boarded. The helicopter climbed and climbed and climbed to a bone-chilling height -- 12,000 feet above Orangeburg County. Then, during totality, they jumped. “It was just extraordinarily celestial event. And from our vantage... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
Kids Blown Away By the Total EclipseBowman, SC (WLTX) - Yonder Field in Orangeburg County was packed with people fr
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted yesterday
Bowman, SC (WLTX) - Yonder Field in Orangeburg County was packed with people from all over the globe ready to see the eclipse. When the totality began, the crowd erupted into cheers. It was a moment described as "magical" by kids and adults... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
SC skydiving team parachutes during eclipse totalityit or not, four guys – three from South Carolina and one from Oregon – took a h
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted yesterday
it or not, four guys – three from South Carolina and one from Oregon – took a helicopter ride up to 11,000 feet in Orangeburg County – and jumped out of that perfectly good helicopter and parachuted back down to Earth. What makes the... Read more
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The Times and Democrat
Eclipse in Santee: Screams, squeals as day turns to darka.m., the S.C. Department of Transportation announced that rest areas on Inters
The Times and Democrat / Posted yesterday
a.m., the S.C. Department of Transportation announced that rest areas on Interstate 95 near Santee and Interstate 26 in Orangeburg and Calhoun counties were temporarily closed in both directions due to overflow capacity resulting from traffic... Read more
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The Times and Democrat
'We had to have totality': Orangeburg does not disappoint travelers from afarfrom Savannah, Georgia, and was just one of hundreds of travelers from all over
The Times and Democrat / Posted yesterday
from Savannah, Georgia, and was just one of hundreds of travelers from all over the United States making their way to Orangeburg to watch daylight disappear in front of their eyes. Many eclipse chasers, families and even their pets found... Read more
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The Times and Democrat
International crowd converges on SCSUstadium for the total solar eclipse. The eclipse occurred from coast to coast a
The Times and Democrat / Posted yesterday
stadium for the total solar eclipse. The eclipse occurred from coast to coast across a portion of the United States, with Orangeburg County sitting its direct path. The last time South Carolina was in the path of totality for a solar eclipse was... Read more
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The Times and Democrat
Man chased, shot atOrangeburg County Sheriff’s Office A Summerville man said he was chased and sh
The Times and Democrat / Posted yesterday
Orangeburg County Sheriff’s Office A Summerville man said he was chased and shot at early Sunday morning after leaving a yard party near Holly Hill. The man said he was at a party on Coach Road near the Toney Bay Road intersection when a man he... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
SC skydiving team parachutes during eclipse totalityit or not, four guys – three from South Carolina and one from Oregon – took a h
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 2 days ago
it or not, four guys – three from South Carolina and one from Oregon – took a helicopter ride up to 11,000 feet in Orangeburg County – and jumped out of that perfectly good helicopter and parachuted back down to Earth. What makes the... Read more
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The Times and Democrat
Temperatures drop, clouds dissipate as eclipse stuns regionfrom Santee. Temperatures slowly cooled across the area as the moon began to c
The Times and Democrat / Posted 2 days ago
from Santee. Temperatures slowly cooled across the area as the moon began to cover the sun, falling from 92 degrees at the Orangeburg Municipal Airport to about 87 degrees during the eclipse. Following the eclipse, temperatures once again rose... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Skydiving team prepared to jump during eclipse totalityor not, four guys – three from South Carolina and one from Oregon – will be tak
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 2 days ago
or not, four guys – three from South Carolina and one from Oregon – will be taking a helicopter ride up to 11,000 feet in Orangeburg County – and then they’ll jump out of that perfectly good helicopter and parachute back down to Earth. What makes... Read more
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Island Packet
How bad is traffic going to be on your route to your SC eclipse viewing spot?Ave. parking is at capacity. Related stories from The Island Packet Santee: A
Island Packet / Posted 2 days ago
Ave. parking is at capacity. Related stories from The Island Packet Santee: All rest areas on I-95 are at capacity. Orangeburg and Calhoun Counties: All rest areas along I-26 are closed. Greenville County: Parking lots at County Square in... Read more
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Island Packet
SC eclipse forecast: With clouds expected to blanket most of the state, where should you go?which is the closest city to Beaufort County to experience totality, is one of
Island Packet / Posted 2 days ago
which is the closest city to Beaufort County to experience totality, is one of these locations. Bowman, Summerville, Orangeburg, Moncks Cormer and Santee, which will experience the longest totality time within a two hour drive of Beaufort... Read more
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The Times and Democrat
‘Freaky day’ expected as moon hides sunthe sun. Never look at the sun through the pinhole. ECLIPSE GLASSES ISO-compl
The Times and Democrat / Posted 3 days ago
the sun. Never look at the sun through the pinhole. ECLIPSE GLASSES ISO-compliant eclipse safety glasses are available in Orangeburg at Walmart, Edisto Piggly Wiggly, American Optics, the Orangeburg County Library and Lowe’s. If you get glasses... Read more
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The Times and Democrat
UPCOMING EVENTSGrab a friend and hit the dance floor during the Orangeburg SPCA's "A Tail Wagg
The Times and Democrat / Posted 3 days ago
Grab a friend and hit the dance floor during the Orangeburg SPCA's "A Tail Waggin Time" from 7 to 11 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 26, at the Orangeburg County Fine Arts Center. Dance instructors will be on hand, and light refreshments will be available.... Read more
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The Times and Democrat
"Out of This World" Chamber Business Expo allows businesses to showcase services, networkThe Orangeburg County Chamber of Commerce held its annual Business Expo on Aug.
The Times and Democrat / Posted 3 days ago
The Orangeburg County Chamber of Commerce held its annual Business Expo on Aug. 10 with the theme "Out of This World." The expo provided attendees an opportunity to learn about the various businesses and services available in the Orangeburg area.... Read more
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Island Packet
SC eclipse forecast: Clouds abound, but some cities will be clearer than othersof rain between 30 and 40 percent. That is the case in Beaufort, Bluffton, Hard
Island Packet / Posted 3 days ago
of rain between 30 and 40 percent. That is the case in Beaufort, Bluffton, Hardeeville, and Savannah, and also in Bowman, Orangeburg, Moncks Corner and Santee, which is less than two hours from Beaufort County and will have one of the longest... Read more
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The Star
GWU completes final scrimmage, looks aheadvery good North Carolina A&T team.” Offensively, quarterback Tyrell Maxwell (6
The Star / Posted 3 days ago
very good North Carolina A&T team.” Offensively, quarterback Tyrell Maxwell (6-2, 231, Sr.) continued to show polish. The Orangeburg, S.C., senior connected with Jayln Cagle (5-11, 202, So.) on a 30-yard gain early in the scrimmage and hooked up... Read more
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Island Packet
John Paul II gets first 11-man victory; Ridgeland-Hardeeville edges Thomas Heyward27, Battery Creek 13 Trey Chance and Gabe Singleton each had touchdown runs fo
Island Packet / Posted 4 days ago
27, Battery Creek 13 Trey Chance and Gabe Singleton each had touchdown runs for Battery Creek in the loss to the Tigers. Orangeburg Prep 46 Hilton Head Prep 7 Quarterback Stone McDonald had 199 yards total offense, including a 66-yard touchdown... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Friday's Scores0 North Central 26, Eau Claire 21 North Myrtle Beach 14, Timberland 6 Oceans
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 4 days ago
0 North Central 26, Eau Claire 21 North Myrtle Beach 14, Timberland 6 Oceanside Collegiate Academy 34, Pinewood Prep 17 Orangeburg Prep 46, Hilton Head Prep 7 Patrick Henry Academy 26, Holly Hill Academy 20 Pee Dee Academy 38, Thomas Sumter... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Pair wanted for questioning after stolen credit card used at WalmartA couple spotted on surveillance footage may be the key to helping the Orangebu
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 5 days ago
A couple spotted on surveillance footage may be the key to helping the Orangeburg County Sheriff's Office with locating stolen credit cards from Barnwell County. According to investigators, one of the cards was used on July 22 to purchase $140 worth... Read more
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Island Packet
SC eclipse weather: Clouds and rain could be a problem for most of the state, except this 1 cityrest of the state? The outlook is somewhat more grim, though there is still rea
Island Packet / Posted 5 days ago
rest of the state? The outlook is somewhat more grim, though there is still reason to be optimistic. In Columbia, Bowman, Orangeburg and Santee, which will experience over two and a half minutes of totality and is less than two hours from Beaufort... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Appointments at the Tampa Metropolitan Area YMCA and the Straz Center highlight this week's Tampa Bay business Movers & Shakersinclusion and equity work. Fludd holds a bachelor's degree in mathematics from
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
inclusion and equity work. Fludd holds a bachelor's degree in mathematics from South Carolina State University in Orangeburg and a master's of education from Manhattanville College in Purchase, N.Y. Email Movers & Shakers to... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
SC State part of nationwide research project on eclipselead institution, SC State is coordinating six additional teams: Clemson Univer
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 5 days ago
lead institution, SC State is coordinating six additional teams: Clemson University, Lander University, Coker College, Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College and locations stationed in the Isle of Palms and McClellanville, where the path of... Read more
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The Times and Democrat
PET CORNERThe Orangeburg SPCA will be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 19, for
The Times and Democrat / Posted 5 days ago
The Orangeburg SPCA will be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 19, for special eclipse adoptions where adoption prices are being cut. The shelter will be closed Monday, Aug. 21, and will reopen Tuesday at 11 a.m.... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
Restaurant Report Card: California Dreaming & The Blazi'n SkilletColumbia, SC (WLTX) - Angelo's Zesto, 4001 N Main St Columbia- 93-A Branchvil
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 5 days ago
Columbia, SC (WLTX) - Angelo's Zesto, 4001 N Main St Columbia- 93-A Branchville Food Mart, 210 Dorange Road Orangeburg- 81-C http://www.wltx.com/news/restaurant-report-card-golden-spatula-goes-to-/465271624 Low Scores: Clearwater Cove Marina,... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
Students, Administrators Eager to Take on School Yearthink,” eighth grader Anna Carrington said as advice to the sixth graders. Chi
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 5 days ago
think,” eighth grader Anna Carrington said as advice to the sixth graders. Children in Lexington School District 2, Saluda, Kershaw, Newberry County schools, Clarendon County District One and Orangeburg Five also started school. © 201... Read more
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The Times and Democrat
DPU, ex-manager reach settlement"Miller and the City of Orangeburg agree to do all things necessary to withdraw
The Times and Democrat / Posted 6 days ago
"Miller and the City of Orangeburg agree to do all things necessary to withdraw any claims, charges or complaints of discrimination against the City of Orangeburg, which Miller filed or may have filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission,... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
Back to School: Campus Welcomes New Administrationclass Thursday. Lexington School District 2, Saluda, Kershaw, Newberry County
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 6 days ago
class Thursday. Lexington School District 2, Saluda, Kershaw, Newberry County schools, Clarendon County District One and Orangeburg Five start today. News 19's Janae Frazier kicked off the school year with Northside Middle School in West... Read more
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The Times and Democrat
Many candidates unopposed• Orangeburg School District 3 Board: The District 3 board only has competition
The Times and Democrat / Posted 6 days ago
• Orangeburg School District 3 Board: The District 3 board only has competition for the Seat 5 position. The candidates are the Rev. Henry L. Damon and Betty Macon Pelzer. Incumbent Beatrice Swett did not file for re-election. Seat 1 incumbent... Read more
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The Times and Democrat
THURSDAY MORNING QUARTERBACK: Looking back, looking aheadOrangeburg-Wilkinson leads the all-time series with Edisto 11-2. The Cougars' l
The Times and Democrat / Posted 6 days ago
Orangeburg-Wilkinson leads the all-time series with Edisto 11-2. The Cougars' last win in this series was Aug. 25, 2005… Woodland is 0-3 all-time against Bamberg-Ehrhardt… North's last victory occured Oct. 3, 2014, over Wagener-Salley. In that same... Read more
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Island Packet
Hilton Head Prep linemen ready to put their all into this seasonpopping as well. Puckey was sidelined all of last season after tearing his ACL
Island Packet / Posted 7 days ago
popping as well. Puckey was sidelined all of last season after tearing his ACL in the first game. “We were playing against Orangeburg Prep,” Puckey said. “I went through six months of physical therapy. I’m not afraid to get back out there. I’ve had... Read more
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Island Packet
Solar eclipse weather forecast: Will clouds ruin the view in SC?the forecast also is for partly cloudy conditions with a 40 percent chance of r
Island Packet / Posted 7 days ago
the forecast also is for partly cloudy conditions with a 40 percent chance of rain. The same conditions pop up in Orangeburg, Columbia and Summerville. “It is a pretty uniform forecast across the entire state,” said Stroz. “Wherever... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Schedule of back-to-school dates for Midlands districtsHere is a list of starting dates for Midlands school districts: Newberry Kers
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 7 days ago
Here is a list of starting dates for Midlands school districts: Newberry Kershaw Orangeburg Consolidated 3 Orangeburg Consolidated 5 Clarendon 1 Clarendon 2 Clarendon 3 Lexington 2 Fairfield Orangeburg Consolidated 4 Lexington 3 Lexington... Read more
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The Times and Democrat
Two more candidates file for offices in Nov. 7 general electionRuthermae A. Randolph filed for Seat 5 on the Orangeburg Consolidated School Di
The Times and Democrat / Posted 7 days ago
Ruthermae A. Randolph filed for Seat 5 on the Orangeburg Consolidated School District Three Board of Trustees on Tuesday. Randolph is challenging Rev. Henry L. Damon, who filed on Aug. 1 and Betty Macon Pelzer, who filed on Aug. 2, for Seat 5.... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Still need a SC hotel room for the Eclipse weekend? Chances to secure a place are growing slimplus tax. In the surrounding area, there are rooms reported open in Camden at
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 7 days ago
plus tax. In the surrounding area, there are rooms reported open in Camden at the Colony Inn. However, Fairfield County, Orangeburg County, and Newberry County chambers of commerce told WIS the hotels are full. When WIS checked back with... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Still need a SC hotel room for the Eclipse weekend? Chances to secure a place are growing slimplus tax. In the surrounding area, there are rooms reported open in Camden at
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 7 days ago
plus tax. In the surrounding area, there are rooms reported open in Camden at the Colony Inn. However, Fairfield County, Orangeburg County, and Newberry County chambers of commerce told WIS the hotels are full. When WIS checked back with... Read more
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