Mid-Carolina Electric Co-op raises rates by 4.1 percent

  Bob Paulling, president and CEO of Mid-Carolina Electric Cooperative, announced during their annual meeting that over the past several months the co-op has hired an independent consultant to perform…

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Gilbert woman, teen charged with attempted murder

Brandi Ann Strawderman, 20, of Gilbert was arrested and charged July 18 with attempted murder and unlawful possession of a weapon during a violent crime after a shooting on Summers…

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Filing opens for Batesburg-Leesville Town Council

  The revolving door to the Council chambers at Batesburg-Leesville Town Hall is set to swing open again for four lucky winners. Four seats on Town Council are slated to…

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Dream Catchers Drone Camp takes flight

    Something big is flying around town. That “something” is the Dream Catchers Drone Cmp. It began in mid-July and runs through next week, with a featured exhibition set…

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Local man faces more drug conspiracy charges

  COLUMBIA, S.C. (August 1, 2019) — A 31-year-old Batesburg man arrested in May for participating in an alleged conspiracy to traffic heroin and fentanyl has been named in new…

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DHEC: Rural areas the next frontier in HIV fight

  COLUMBIA, S.C. — State health officials intend to intensify efforts to eradicate HIV by 2030 with an increased emphasis on improving treatment in small towns and rural areas. The…

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Rabid fox bites person in Gilbert as rabies cases soar

  GILBERT, S.C. (August 1, 2019) — If it seems we are doing a lot of stories about confirmed cases of rabies this year, it is because we are. The…

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