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    Pizza shop in Georgetown opens following fire

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    This week, customers lined up at Georgetown Family Pizza in Maryville. It's been almost five months since a fire spread through downtown Georgetown, gutting seven buildings and several businesses like More>>

    7 buildings destroyed in massive downtown Georgetown fire Video included

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    GEORGETOWN, SC (WBTW) - Georgetown firefighters were called to a report of multiple buildings on fire in downtown Georgetown Wednesday morning. The fire was first reported in the 700 block of Front Street More>>

    Red Cross assisting crews battling blaze in downtown Georgetown

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    GEORGETOWN, SC, (PRESS RELEASE) - The American Red Cross is assisting first responders working to contain a fire in historic downtown Georgetown that has engulfed several businesses and residential buildings. More>>

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    • UPDATE: SWAT, Colleton County Deputies arrest suspect following stand-off

      UPDATE: SWAT, Colleton County Deputies arrest suspect following stand-off

      Friday, August 22 2014 3:27 PM EDT2014-08-22 19:27:02 GMT
      Law enforcement in Colleton County are in a stand-off with a suspect after trying to serve a warrant.According to the Colleton County Sheriff's Office, deputies responded to a home on Rum Gully Road in Islandton about 3:50 Thursday afternoon to serve an order of detention. After deputies met with a person on-scene that they believe the order of detention was intended, the subject pulled a rifle on deputies.SWAT and members of the Colleton County Sheriff's Office have the area surrounded.This ...
      Law enforcement in Colleton County are in a stand-off with a suspect after trying to serve a warrant.According to the Colleton County Sheriff's Office, deputies responded to a home on Rum Gully Road in Islandton about 3:50 Thursday afternoon to serve an order of detention. After deputies met with a person on-scene that they believe the order of detention was intended, the subject pulled a rifle on deputies.SWAT and members of the Colleton County Sheriff's Office have the area surrounded.This ...

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      Moncks Corner smell attributed to "sludge"

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      A strong odor in Moncks Corner has many people there wanting to know what it is, and what can be done to stop it. Just about anywhere I drove through Fairlawn or Cedar Island, people told me a horrible odor, similar to burnt sewage, began over the weekend. Ruthe Griggs lives in Fairlawn. "It caught my breath. I couldn't even breathe." Patsy Southard lives on Cedar Island "I was out trying to put my pine straw in the yard, it was just overwhelming. It made me nauseous. I had to go in the ho...
      A strong odor in Moncks Corner has many people there wanting to know what it is, and what can be done to stop it. Just about anywhere I drove through Fairlawn or Cedar Island, people told me a horrible odor, similar to burnt sewage, began over the weekend. Ruthe Griggs lives in Fairlawn. "It caught my breath. I couldn't even breathe." Patsy Southard lives on Cedar Island "I was out trying to put my pine straw in the yard, it was just overwhelming. It made me nauseous. I had to go in the ho...
    • Police: Be on the lookout for a man who stole soap products from Dollar General

      Police: Be on the lookout for a man who stole soap products from Dollar General

      Friday, August 22 2014 4:07 PM EDT2014-08-22 20:07:24 GMT
      CPD says the man pictured here stole a bag full of soap from the Family Dollar store on King StreetCPD says the man pictured here stole a bag full of soap from the Family Dollar store on King Street
      Charleston City Police sent a BOLO or “Be on the lookout” alert to the media asking for help in identifying a suspect. The picture attached to the email alert shows a man carrying a white bag that police say contained numerous soap products. The man allegedly broke in to the Family Dollar store on King Street at 4:37 a.m. Friday morning to steal soap. If you have any information about the suspect in the picture, please call Crime Stoppers at 554-1111 or Consolidated Dispatch at 743-7200 and a...
      Charleston City Police sent a BOLO or “Be on the lookout” alert to the media asking for help in identifying a suspect. The picture attached to the email alert shows a man carrying a white bag that police say contained numerous soap products. The man allegedly broke in to the Family Dollar store on King Street at 4:37 a.m. Friday morning to steal soap. If you have any information about the suspect in the picture, please call Crime Stoppers at 554-1111 or Consolidated Dispatch at 743-7200 and a...
    • UPDATE: SWAT, Colleton County Deputies arrest suspect following stand-off

      UPDATE: SWAT, Colleton County Deputies arrest suspect following stand-off

      Friday, August 22 2014 3:27 PM EDT2014-08-22 19:27:02 GMT
      Law enforcement in Colleton County are in a stand-off with a suspect after trying to serve a warrant.According to the Colleton County Sheriff's Office, deputies responded to a home on Rum Gully Road in Islandton about 3:50 Thursday afternoon to serve an order of detention. After deputies met with a person on-scene that they believe the order of detention was intended, the subject pulled a rifle on deputies.SWAT and members of the Colleton County Sheriff's Office have the area surrounded.This ...
      Law enforcement in Colleton County are in a stand-off with a suspect after trying to serve a warrant.According to the Colleton County Sheriff's Office, deputies responded to a home on Rum Gully Road in Islandton about 3:50 Thursday afternoon to serve an order of detention. After deputies met with a person on-scene that they believe the order of detention was intended, the subject pulled a rifle on deputies.SWAT and members of the Colleton County Sheriff's Office have the area surrounded.This ...
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