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Past articles by John:

TRIBUTE: Senator says gas tax is solution

Sen. John Matthews, D-Bowman, left, presents Orangeburg County Council Chairman Johnnie Wright with a state check for $346,281.35 for the county’s economic development fund in April 2017. T&D FILES The gasoline tax is the best way to repair South Carolina roads, Bowman Sen. John Matthews told Orangeburg County Council. Matthews on Monday briefed the elected county leaders about the status of… → Read More

Mayor, council races Tuesday

Orangeburg voters will go to the polls on Tuesday to elect a mayor in a rematch of the election held four years ago. → Read More

S.C. State to celebrate eclipse with fun, educational activities

A free public event to view the eclipse will be held on the campus of South Carolina State University. → Read More

Back to School Bash

Orangeburg-Wilkinson High School was the site for the 2016 Back to School Bash which brought out students, parents, teachers, and friends to kick off the new school year. → Read More

Club honors law officers with cookout

The Orangeburg Area Boys & Girls Club held an end of summer cookout to celebrate and show appreciation for the local police officers. → Read More

City ends late-night liquor sales, consumption at businesses

The ordinance prohibiting the late-night sale and on-premise consumption of alcoholic beverages at commercial establishments received unanimous final approval at Tuesday night's Orangeburg City Council meeting. → Read More

City's delay of 2nd reading on conveyance of Russell St. property raises hackles

A tie vote on an agenda item during Orangeburg City Council's regular meeting Tuesday night resulted in tension between some of the members. → Read More

Positeen students present summer community projects

Project Life: Positeen students last week presented their summer community projects to a panel of judges. → Read More

Mohawk Mania: Bethune-Bowman's extended year program gets high marks

Students who participated in this year's Mohawk Mania at Bethune-Bowman were recently honored for their achievements over the summer. → Read More

Crowds flock to KFC

From the drive-thru to the street, people are lining up for Kentucky Fried Chicken. → Read More

Summit tackles financial issues

Student loan debt, financial planning, business succession planning and affordable housing will all be topics of discussion during this year’s African American Economic Summit. → Read More

Calhoun center may go solar

Calhoun County is exploring the possibility of installing a solar energy project at the John Ford Community Center. → Read More

Arts Center plans fresh look

The Orangeburg County Fine Arts Center is seeking a new look for its 30th anniversary. → Read More

Voters will get alcohol vote

Orangeburg County will ask its voters whether they want Sunday beer and wine sales. → Read More

‘Proactive’ march held against violence

A group of citizens and pastors gathered Saturday in a call for solidarity and unity following violent episodes in the U.S. → Read More

DNC speakers have ties to region

Several people with ties to The T&D Region will speak at the Democratic National Convention next week. → Read More

County creating council on race

Orangeburg County Council is developing a group to help improve race relations and keep strong community ties. → Read More

Gardens attract Pokemon players

The latest craze attracting players in Orangeburg -- and around the world -- is the mobile game “Pokemon Go.” → Read More

Commission OKs rezoning for auto sales

The Orangeburg County Planning Commission has agreed to a request for a property rezoning. → Read More

Proposed city budget has no tax hike

Orangeburg City Council is considering a budget with a 2.5 percent cost-of-living increase for employees and no tax increase. → Read More