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Pelion HS Senior dies weeks before high school graduation

LEXINGTON, S.C. (WOLO) – A Pelion high school senior has died weeks shy of his graduation. Read the statement from Lexington County School District One: The Pelion High School community was saddened to learn of the death of one of its 12th-grade students, Marcus Dwyer. Although the Pelion High staff and students are grieving, they are trying to keep the…

Final Suspect In Eutawville Fatal Slaying Behind Bars

Dwendell High Matthew Brown Treashawn Jenkins Frank Smoot Zaquan Taste ORANGEBURG, S.C. (WOLO) – Deputies with the Orangeburg County Sheriff’s Office say a Summerville man wanted in connection with last week’s fatal shooting in Eutawville has turned himself in. 24-year-old Dwendell Lamont High will face charges of murder, attempted murder, and possession of a weapon during a violent crime. He is scheduled…

Deputies Searching for ‘Person of Interest’ in High School Break-In

Provided ORANGEBURG, S.C. (WOLO) – Investigators with the Orangeburg County Sheriff’s Office are looking for for a person of interest after a break-in at an Orangeburg school. Authorities say deputies were patrolling the campus of Orangeburg-Wilkinson High School on July 23 when they noticed a glass that had been shattered. The school’s security personnel and deputies searched the buildings to determine what…

OCSO: Child, Accomplice Wanted for Thank You Note

ORANGEBURG, S.C. (WOLO) – The Orangeburg County Sheriff’s Office is seeking an individual after an incident that occurred last week at the law enforcement complex. Sheriff Leroy Ravenell said that on July 12 a motorist committed a drive-by act of kindness believed to have been directed at the entire sheriff’s office. Ravenell explains that at some point during the day,…

Police: $35K Worth of Equipment Stolen From Orangeburg Co. Residence

Stolen Massey Ferguson tractor, actual photo./OCSO ORANGEBURG COUNTY, S.C. (WOLO) – Orangeburg County Sheriff’s investigators are searching for a quantity of heavy duty equipment stolen this week. On June 13, a North man called saying more than $35,000 worth of equipment was stolen from his Woodford Road residence. Among the equipment discovered stolen was a Massey Ferguson model 1215 tractor…