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Woman sentenced for embezzling nearly half-million from nursing home

A woman was sentenced to 30 months in jail Tuesday fter prosecutors say she embezzled more than a half-million dollars from a Newberry nursing home. Federal prosecutors say Tina Clinton of Newberry embezzled nearly $441,000 while she was a bookkeeper …

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Today in court: final challenge to Thurmond candidacy for SC Senate

Tuesday, the last of the cases will be heard involving Paul Thurmond, the GOP contender for now-Lt. Governor Glenn McConnell’s Senate seat. The case involves the son of the late Senator Strom Thurmond and a ruling that came out of chaos caused …

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Anderson County deputy hospitalized after finger bitten off

An Anderson County sheriff’s deputy whose finger was partially bitten off during an attack outside of a bar Friday says that he is now in the hospital for a blood disorder. An incident report states that Sgt. Andrew Hyslop was attacked Friday night i…

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DHEC: Scattered cases of flu already confirmed in SC

The flu season usually picks up after the holidays and typically peaks in February or March in South Carolina. However, Department of Health and Environmental Control spokesman Jim Beasley says scattered cases of influenza have already been confirmed i…

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State senator reprimanded, ordered to pay over $17k for violations

A state senator from Marion County has been publicly reprimanded for improperly reporting his campaign contributions, according to legislative documents. In its meeting last month, the Senate Ethics Committee found that State Sen. Kent Williams (D-Mari…

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Tuesday’s weather

Sunny skies will return to the Palmetto State for your Tuesday with milder highs in the upper 60s for the Upstate to the low 70s for the Midlands and the Lowcountry. Look for clear skies into the overnight with lows in the upper 40s to the low 50s. Wea…

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Tuesday’s weather

Sunny skies will return to the Palmetto State for your Tuesday with milder highs in the upper 60s for the Upstate to the low 70s for the Midlands and the Lowcountry. Look for clear skies into the overnight with lows in the upper 40s to the low 50s. Wea…

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