Stories by Laura J. McKenzie

Train wreck leaked acid

MARTIN, S.C. - Hydrochloric acid leaked from a breached railcar Tuesday in Allendale County, CSX officials said today.
By Laura J. McKenzie

Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015

Train derails near Allendale

MARTIN, S.C. - A CSX train derailed in rural Allendale County early Tuesday, leaking chemicals, sending two rail employees to an Augusta hospital and evacuating a nearby industry.
By Laura J. McKenzie

Thursday, May 30, 2013

Bi-Lo buying Reid's grocery stores

The parent company of the Bi-Lo and Winn-Dixie grocery store chain is buying the Sweetbay, Harveys and Reid's supermarket chains for $265 million.
By Laura J. McKenzie

Monday, Nov. 22, 2010

South Carolina Tissue chooses Barnwell

BARNWELL, S.C. --- A company searching for a location for its 200-job tissue plant has selected Barnwell County, officials announced Monday.
By Laura J. McKenzie

Friday, Feb. 22, 2008

Fire chief charged in embezzlement

BARNWELL, S.C. --- The Long Branch volunteer fire chief has been charged with one count of embezzlement of public funds and five counts of forgery, according to the South Carolina Law Enforcement ...
By Laura J. McKenzie
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Funding for homeless down slightly

Federal funding for local homeless programs decreased by $552 this year compared to 2014, which community leaders hope to offset in the future by expanding the city's homeless count into south ...
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