Graniteville Train Accident


Cleanup starts slowly

AIKEN -- By the time the engineer of Train 192 applied the emergency brake Thursday morning, it was too late to avoid a disastrous wreck with a... Read more

Families mourn eight victims

AIKEN -- The last time Sherry Shealey saw her husband, they shared a quiet, late-night supper before he left their Fields Cemetery Road home to... Read more

Workers fled toward poison gas

Curtis Mitchell thought he was fleeing mysterious fumes that sickened his co-workers at one of the Avondale Mills plants. Instead, the truck was... Read more

Evacuees worry about what's next

BURNETTOWN -- Alyson Howell doesn't know when she can go home. She's not sure if she even wants to.

The 31-year-old Graniteville resident... Read more

Assistance checks have release clause

AIKEN -- Porter Walker came to First Presbyterian Church in Aiken looking for help Friday morning.

Like many Graniteville residents, he... Read more

 

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Hospital reviews its work on train wreck

University Hospital board members got a quick snapshot of the medical center's response to the Graniteville train wreck Thursday, a summary that... Read more

Railroad asks residents to sign settlement

GRANITEVILLE - The Norfolk Southern railroad company reimbursed Willie Wright without any hassle the first two times he applied for compensation... Read more