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Mother Charged in Baby’s Death Denied Bond

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) — North Charleston police responded to a hotel on Rivers Avenue for reports of an infant who was unresponsive. According to NCPD officials, they arrived at the Inn Towne Suites around 2 p.m. Thursday and talked to the mother who said she was feeding the infant when the baby started to cough, throw up, and stopped…

Bennettsville Man Charged With Murder And Kidnapping, 8-year-old Girl Still Missing

BENNETTSVILLE, SC (WOLO)- A Bennettsville man has been arrested and charged in connection with the May 5th death of Ella Lowery and the disapperance of her eight year old daughter. Authorities say, Jejauncey Fernando Harrington, 32, was charged with murder and Possession of a weapon during a violent crime in connection with the stabbing death of Ella. Harrington has also…

Investigators Seize 100 Pounds of Marijuana on SC Interstate

  ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) – Investigators seized more than 100 pounds of marijuana during a rush-hour drug bust on an interstate highway in South Carolina. The Herald of Rock Hill reports that York County authorities working with federal drug agents stopped two cars late Friday afternoon at an Interstate 77 exit at the edge of Rock Hill. Marvin Brown,…

AmeriCorps Members Leave Lasting Mark on Palmetto Trail

WEDGEFIELD, S.C. (WOLO) – When finished, the Palmetto Trail will be one of just 16 cross-state trails in the nation, stretching from the Upstate to the Lowcountry. The Palmetto Conservation Foundation is leading completion efforts. Last summer, they launched the Palmetto Conservation Corps – an AmeriCorps program. AmeriCorps members apply, and then select a term, location and subject area of service….

Open Records Law Bill in SC

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) – Legislation closing loopholes in South Carolina’s open records law is poised to become law, but without a key provision that would have enabled the public to get data from obstinate government agencies without hiring a lawyer. The Senate on Thursday approved a bill designed to strengthen the public’s access to government records after stripping out a…