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Grovetown home destroyed by fire

Firefighters were on the scene of a fire earlier today in Grovetown.
By Valerie Rowell

Slideshow: Latest Columbia County bookings

Review mugshots and criminal charges from the Columbia County Detention Center Sept. 21-Oct. 5.
South Carolina Flood

Dams fail as death toll rises

Authorities in South Caro­lina struggled Monday to get water to communities swamped by it, and with dams overflowing, bridges collapsing, hundreds of roads inundated and floodwaters rolling down to the coast, the state was anything but done with this disaster.

Grade your officials

Recent events have called into question the leadership of some of the area’s top officials and governmental bodies. So we want to know what you think of our leaders.

Breast Cancer Awareness Month Events

Listing of events associated with Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Burke football player dies

Rod Williams, a junior football player at Burke County, died Monday evening.
By Wayne Staats

UAW threatens strike in contract talks with Fiat Chrysler

United Auto Workers threaten strike Wednesday night in contract talks with Fiat Chrysler.
By Tom Krisher

Weather takes down historic Aiken oak 

Strong winds helped push down a historic Aiken tree that many had been struggled to keep alive for decades.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Weekly Crime Map

Richmond County | Columbia County

Editorial: To the rescue

The best thing everyone else can do is lend these folks a hand. And there are several easy ways to help.
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