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



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