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Driving Under the Influence Causes Another Fatal Crash

A man from Summerville, Sidney E. Son Jr., 43, has been charged with felony driving under the influence. Witnesses have stated to deputies that Son was going fast down Highway 61 near Magnolia Plantation at the time of the wreck, which is estimated to be 12:05 a.m.  When his SUV came back to the right lane, […]
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Lifejacket Could Have Prevented Family Tragedy

In 2010, Craig Keese, his son Brian, and Brian’s son Nathan, were all on a fishing camp-out in Missouri at Stockton Lake when a great storm came. Their boat was discovered about two miles into the lake, upside down, with lifejackets still on board.  The lifeless bodies of Brian and eight-year old Nathan were not […]
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Worker Injured During Fireworks Display

The North Myrtle Beach Fourth of July fireworks show at the Cherry Grove Pier left a worker injured.  According to city spokesman Pat Dowling, the man was hurt when a large firework unexpectedly exploded early.  The pier itself also received damage. Zambelli Fireworks conducted the firework show, and had only been running about six minutes when the explosion […]
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Two Arrested During DUI Checkpoint

Saturday night, police had set up a checkpoint for DUI at Arrowwood and Gracern Roads, and were able to make two separate arrests. 29-year old men Everette Houston, and Michael David Dean are both facing DUI charges, as told by Columbia police spokeswoman Jennifer Timmons on Sunday.  Mr. Houston is from Mariette, Georgia, while an address for Mr. Dean […]
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Motorcycle Accident in Columbia, One Dead

A fatal motorcycle accident occurred in Columbia on Saturday night, at the intersection of Hazelwood Road and Burdell Drive.  The motorcyclist was killed when he collided with a car that was traveling south on Hazelwood, according to what police reported on Sunday morning. Police say the driver of the car was 26-year old Troy Lebrente Wilson.  City police spokeswoman Jennifer Timmons […]
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Hit-and-Run Near the Forest

A hit-and-run occurred on Two Notch Road in Forest Acres on Saturday night. Richland County Coroner Gary Watts and Forest Acres police identify the victim as 44-year old Charles Leroy Brown.  Brown was apparently walking by foot when the accident happened.  He was later found lying in the 3700 block of Two Notch Road, which […]
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Ford Recalling Fire-Hazardous Vehicles

We have been informed that Ford Motor Company is now recalling 465,000 vehicles due to hazardous fuel leaks that can lead to a fire. The models are all 2013, and include the Explorer, Taurus, Flex, Fusion, Interceptor Utility, and Interceptor Sedan.  The Lincolns MKS, MKT, and MKZ are also included in the recall. Ford says they received around […]
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