BAMBERG, S.C. (AP) — Bamberg County Hospital has decided to end inpatient care and concentrate on its emergency room and outpatient services.
Nationally, this is the third year in a row accidents involving deer have gone down but that's not the case here in the Palmetto State. Insurance companies and auto repair shops say they've seen a slight rise in the number of deer related crashes happening along South Carolina roads.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) _ A 27-year-old Columbia man will spend the rest of his life in prison for killing a restaurant co-worker, wrapping his body in a shower curtain and dumping him in the woods. Solicitor Dan Johnson said a judge sentenced Victor Smith to life in prison Thursday without parole. A jury convicted him of murder two weeks ago.
WAGENER, S.C. (AP) _ Authorities say the police chief in Salley rushed to a car crash outside his jurisdiction after finding out his daughter might be involved. Investigators told The Aiken Standard that 20-year-old Lisa Bledsoe died in the fiery wreck after losing control on a rural road near Wagener around 5:50 p.m. Wednesday and smashing into a tree.
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — A 25-year-old man has been charged with murder in a shooting during a burglary at a Boiling Springs house that left a teen dead and two others injured.