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2 weeks ago

SC TREASURER SAYS UNCLAIMED PROPERTY IS SEARCHABLE ONLINE

SC TREASURER SAYS UNCLAIMED PROPERTY IS SEARCHABLE ONLINE South Carolinians have more than $462 million in unclaimed property, and State Treasurer Curtis Loftis wants everyone to know about it. The South Carolina General Assembly is proclaiming today “Unclaimed Property Day.” Loftis says nearly 27,000 accounts worth $16 million were paid to South Carolina individuals and […]

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WOMAN ACCUSED OF EMBEZZLING FROM HUSBAND’S BUSINESS

WOMAN ACCUSED OF EMBEZZLING FROM HUSBAND’S BUSINESS A Columbia County woman is behind bars, charged with embezzling hundreds of thousands of dollars from her estranged husband’s construction business. 35 year old Heather Boggus was working as the bookkeeper for JBC Construction LLC when more than $400,000 was diverted from the business account between 2010 and […]

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VENDORS AND SUBCONTRACTORS NEEDED FOR PROJECT JACKSON

VENDORS AND SUBCONTRACTORS NEEDED FOR PROJECT JACKSON There will be an open house later today for vendors and subcontractors who are interested in working on Project Jackson in North Augusta. Contractor Brasfield and Gorrie will hold the open house today from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. at the North Augusta Municipal Building to provide more information […]

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BITTERLY COLD WEATHER ON THE WAY

BITTERLY COLD WEATHER ON THE WAY It’s going to get cold tonight.  In fact, the low is expected to dip down into the upper teens with wind gusts of up to 40 mph.  A lake wind advisory is in effect for the area until 8 a.m. Thursday. Columbia County Emergency Management Agency Director Pam Tucker […]

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WINTER STORM HITS PARTS OF GEORGIA AND SOUTH CAROLINA

WINTER STORM HITS PARTS OF GEORGIA AND SOUTH CAROLINA Power companies say more than 225,000 customers in Georgia were without power and thousands more in South Carolina as crews worked to clear downed trees and power lines after ice accumulated overnight. Several counties in the midlands cancelled classes today in South Carolina, as well as […]

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URBAN OUTFITTERS LEAVING TRENTON, NEARLY 500 LOSING JOBS

  URBAN OUTFITTERS LEAVING TRENTON, NEARLY 500 LOSING JOBS Outdoor retailer Urban Outfitters is closing its distribution center in Trenton, where nearly 500 workers are employed.  The closure comes later this year when the company opens a massive distribution center in Pennsylvania. The Trenton operation opened a decade ago and local economic developers say news […]

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PERSON OF INTEREST IDENTIFIED IN MURDER CASE

PERSON OF INTEREST IDENTIFIED IN MURDER CASE A person of interest has been identified in a North Augusta murder case.  North Augusta Public Safety officers are looking for 19 year old Terry Odell Dumas, also known as “Ice,” who’s connected to the January 11 shooting death of 23 year old Donnie Brooks Jr. at Ridgeview […]

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FIRE CLAIMS ONE LIFE IN WARRENTON

FIRE CLAIMS ONE LIFE IN WARRENTON An elderly man died in a house fire overnight in Warren County. Firefighters were called to a mobile home on Garthright Road in Warrenton around 3 a.m. Authorities say 81 year old Johnny Duggas was pronounced dead at the scene. His wife, Mary, managed to escape from the burning […]

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