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  1. When will Lexington’s Old Mill Pond dam be fixed?

    10.04 / 23:25 www.thestate.com Thestate.com-SC
    Owners of the landmark Old Mill Pond in Lexington believe they’ve found a way to rebuild the pond’s dam at a lower cost than initial estimates. The plan would allow … Click to Continue »…
  2. Officials respond to ‘isolated incident’ SC maximum-security prison

    10.04 / 22:24 www.thestate.com Thestate.com-SC
    Authorities are responding to a possible escape attempt at a maximum-security prison in McCormick County. McCormick County Emergency Services said in a Facebook post late Wednesday afternoon that “a situation” … Click to Continue »…
  3. Irmo police investigating 2 possible child abduction attempts

    10.04 / 22:01 www.thestate.com Thestate.com-SC
    Irmo police are investigating two possible child abduction attempts within the past week. The first incident happened Sept. 27 on Friarsgate Boulevard, according to Irmo police Chief Don Perry. A … Click to Continue…
  4. Sheriff wants your help IDing these suspected burglars

    10.04 / 21:41 www.thestate.com Thestate.com-SC
    The Richland County Sheriff’s Department released surveillance video of the front of a home that suspected burglars tried to break in to last week in hopes that the public can … Click to Continue »…
  5. Columbia businessman says he’s tired of longtime councilwoman ‘not doing anything’

    10.04 / 21:41 www.thestate.com Thestate.com-SC
    The challenger for a citywide seat on Columbia City Council has taken aim at council’s second-most senior member because she, in his view, isn’t doing enough. Five Points businessman and … Click to Continue »…
  6. New $560M Giti Tire mega-plant could ‘reshape Chester Co.’s economic future’

    10.04 / 21:07 www.thestate.com Thestate.com-SC
    South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster praised the new $560 million Giti Tire mega-plant in Richburg as a “game changer” for Chester County, and predicted the company would help attract thousands … Click to Continue »…
  7. Lemonade stand proceeds destined for Puerto Rico

    10.04 / 21:07 www.thestate.com Thestate.com-SC
    Every little bit helps. Americans suffering after Hurricane Maria tore apart their lives in Puerto Rico will benefit from the efforts of two Midlands area students at the St. Joseph … Click to Continue…
  8. ‘New life’ is ahead, as 77-year-old Gonzales Gardens public housing comes down

    10.04 / 19:25 www.thestate.com Thestate.com-SC
    Construction equipment took the first swipes at Gonzales Gardens in Columbia on Wednesday, as demolition of the oldest public housing community in South Carolina began. A number of people who … Click to Continue…
  9. How a WWI-era boxcar — a gift from France — is moving from Columbia to Bishopville

    10.04 / 18:58 www.thestate.com Thestate.com-SC
    The historic and ornate World War I-era boxcar donated full of gifts to the state of South Carolina after World War II will be moved Saturday from Columbia to Bishopville’s … Click to Continue »…
  10. Investigators seek public’s help in identifying men accused in armed robbery

    10.04 / 17:15 www.thestate.com Thestate.com-SC
    Authorities are seeking the public’s help in finding two men accused of armed robbery. The two men are accused of walking into the Citgo gas station at 830 Bush River … Click to Continue »…
  11. 2 years after flood, about 160 Richland homes rebuilt; much remains undone

    10.04 / 17:15 www.thestate.com Thestate.com-SC
    On the second anniversary of the 2015 flood, Richland County officials on Wednesday say progress has been made in helping victims, but much remains to be done. As much as … Click to Continue…
  12. Former Richland County deputy nominated for US Marshal in SC

    10.04 / 13:45 www.thestate.com Thestate.com-SC
    President Donald Trump nominated former Richland County deputy Thomas M. Griffin, Jr. to serve as U.S. Marshal for the district of South Carolina. Griffin served at the Richland County Sheriff’s … Click to Continue »…
  13. Who is featured in 2018 SC African American History Calendar?

    10.04 / 09:33 www.thestate.com Thestate.com-SC
    The 2018 South Carolina African-American History Calendar features people who are still making an impact in the Palmetto State and others who left a legacy of service. The calendar was … Click to Continue…
  14. You might want to hold off spending that SCE&G refund check

    10.04 / 09:33 www.thestate.com Thestate.com-SC
    RATEPAYERS are in a tar-and-feathering mood. They’re demanding refunds for more than $2 billion they’ve already paid for two abandoned nuclear reactors, insisting that SCANA and Santee Cooper swallow the … Click to Continue »…
  15. Doctor who burglarized more than 100 homes in Columbia area kills himself

    10.04 / 09:33 www.thestate.com Thestate.com-SC
    Ian Gale was called a master criminal during a yearslong burglary spree four decades ago that flummoxed police and even fooled a chief prosecutor into helping Gale get into law … Click to Continue…
  16. She’s accused of trying on and then stealing a $10K ring from Columbia store

    10.04 / 09:33 www.thestate.com Thestate.com-SC
    Police are looking for a women they believe stole a ring valued at $10,000 from a jewelry store at Columbiana Center. In a tweet on the Columbia Police Department twitter … Click to Continue…
  17. Reducing SC prison population aim of law firm’s $215,000 grant to Appleseed

    10.04 / 09:33 www.thestate.com Thestate.com-SC
    Reducing South Carolina’s prison population and easing the transition of ex-inmates back to society are two major aims of a $215,000 grant just given to activist group Appleseed Legal Justice … Click to Continue »…