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Slideshow: Columbia County bookings Aug.24-31

Review mugshots and criminal charges from the Columbia County Detention Center Aug. 24.-31

Weekly crime map, database

Violent crimes during the week included 91 assaults, three of which were classified as aggravated assaults. The most assaults in a single day, 29, occurred on Aug. 29. Other violent crime included seven armed robberies.

Jobless rate hits 7-year low

The U.S. unemployment rate fell to a seven-year low of 5.1 percent in August as employers added a modest 173,000 jobs, a key piece of evidence for the Federal Reserve in deciding whether to raise interest rates from record lows later this month.
By Christopher S. Rugaber

Weekly Crime Map

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Gamecocks fend off Tar Heels in opener

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - South Carolina's defense, a much-maligned unit a year ago, is off to a rousing start. The Gamecocks shut out North Carolina in the second half, and held on for a 17-13 victory ...

Editorial: Enough sins to go around

It is the most devout Christians, who are likely the most offended, who are advised by Jesus against casting the first stone.
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