Columbia Man Arrested For Distributing Oxycodone, Resulting In Death Of University Of South Carolina Student

Columbia, South Carolina – United States Attorney Beth Drake stated today that the Drug Enforcement Administration arrested Anthony James Edward Hunt, age 22, of Columbia.  Hunt was charged in a federal indictment... Read more »

Georgia Physician Pleads Guilty To Drug Distribution

Columbia, South Carolina – United States Attorney Beth Drake stated today that Fred Gilliard, a/k/a “Dr. Gilliard,” age 76, of Augusta, Georgia, has entered a guilty plea in federal court in Columbia,... Read more »
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Olean Advanced Products To Close And Lay Off 60 Employees

A Workers Adjustment and Retraining Notification filed with the New York State Department of Labor on December 19, 2017 indicates Olean Advanced Products will cease operations and lay off 60 employees. Read more »

Military Officials Identify Maryland Soldier Injured In Accident At South Carolina Base

On Friday, military officials announced a “tragic accident” that claimed the lives of two soldiers and injured six others at a base in South Carolina. While in formation, the soldiers were struck... Read more »

Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker Responds To The Graham-Cassidy Bill

Senators Bill Cassidy of Louisiana and Lindsey Graham of South Carolina introduced a bill last week that would overhaul or eliminate major sections of the Affordable Care Act. Republicans have only two... Read more »

After Week Long Trial, Angel Fury Is Found Guilty Of Killing U.S. Navy Veteran Picked Up At Penn Station

In January 2016, Edward Yesaitis Jr. was escorted off a train at Penn Station for being drunk and “disorderly.” Little did he know, his life would take a drastic turn that would... Read more »

Caroline Ragsdale Reutter, Founder Of Caroline’s Cakes Dies At 66

Caroline Ragsdale Reutter, 66, got her start baking cakes out of the basement of her Hillsmere home. The idea for her business came from her son’s 1982 christening luncheon, where her first... Read more »

New Study Reveals The World Health Organization’s Surgical Safety Checklist Reduces Postsurgical Deaths

A new study conducted by a research team from South Carolina Hospital Association, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Ariadne Labs reveals a voluntary safety checklist could reduce postsurgical deaths... Read more »