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Sheriff’s office searching for wanted man

Nov. 14, 2022 Sheriff’s office searching for wanted man The Chesterfield County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a white male in the vicinity of Cross Roads Church Road and Eugene Woodward Road. He is in his late 20s or early 30s and wearing a dark hoodie. He may have scratches from traveling through briars and…

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Bryant in custody

Nov. 11, 2022 Bryant in custody Harold Bryant Jr. is back in custody, according to Capt. Wayne Jordan with the Chesterfield County Sheriff’s Office. Bryant and another prisoner, Austin Drake, escaped from the Chesterfield County Detention Center during the early morning hours of Nov. 10. Drake was taken into custody earlier today. More information will…

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Drake in custody, Bryant still at large

Nov. 11, 2022 Drake in custody, Bryant still at large Austin Drake is back in custody,  according to Capt. Wayne Jordan with the Chesterfield County Sheriff’s Office. Drake and another prisoner, Harold Bryant Jr. escaped from the Chesterfield County Detention Center during the early morning hours of Nov. 10. Anyone who has any information on…

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Jail escapees sought

Nov. 10, 2022 Jail escapees sought Austin Drake and Harold Bryant Jr. escaped from the Chesterfield County Detention Center during the early morning hours of Nov. 10, according to infomation from the Chesterfield County Sheriff’s Office The CCSO is actively searching and working this case with the State Law Enforcement Division and other agencies. Drake,…

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Streater wins sheriff’s race

Nov. 8, 2022 Streater wins sheriff’s race Note: All election results are unofficial until certified by the county election commission Thursday, Nov. 10. With a county-wide turnout of nearly 49 percent, Cambo Streater canvassed 6,891 votes (54.5 percent) to defeat incumbent sheriff James Dixon with 5,751 votes (45.5 percent). In the contest for State Superintendent…

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Early voting closes

Nov. 6 Early voting closes Early voting in the Nov. 8 general election closed as of 6 p.m. yesterday. About 12 percent of the 26,233 registered voters in Chesterfield County, or 3,110 voters, have cast their ballots. That number does not include the 333 absentee ballots that were mailed out by Voter Registration and Elections…

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Rabid skunk confirmed in Chesterfield County

Oct. 28, 2022 Rabid skunk confirmed in Chesterfield County The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control has confirmed a skunk found near Highway 151 and Eubanks Road in Jefferson has tested positive for rabies. Two dogs were exposed and will be quarantined as required in the South Carolina Rabies Control Act. “To reduce the…

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Search for missing person

Oct. 28, 2022 Search for missing person The Pageland Police Department is asking for the public’s help with locating Daniel Tabor. Tabor is known to frequent the Pageland area. Anyone who has information as to Tabor’s whereabouts is asked to contact the Pageland Police Department at (843) 672-6437.

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School board solidifies superintendent

Oct. 18, 2022 School board solidifies superintendent The Chesterfield County School Board has unanimously approved Dr. Chan Anderson to serve as superintendent. The action was taken during a school board work session last night. Anderson has been the interim superintendent since July 1 when he succeeded Dr. Harrison Goodwin, who accepted the superintendency of Kershaw…

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Accident victims identified

Oct. 13, 2022 Accident victims identified The victims of yesterday’s wreck on Middendorf Road have been identified, according to Chesterfield County Coroner Kip Kiser. They are 28-year-old Calesha Janea Curlee of Hartsville and 18-year-old James Richard Henderson of Patrick. The accident occurred yesterday about 5:56 p.m. about five miles south of Patrick. Master Trooper Brandon…

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