COLUMBIA – Emotions were raw as the Rev. Frankie Melton sat in a Richland County courtroom and watched as the man who killed his sister-in-law, Hope Melton, pleaded guilty to the brutal 2011 slaying on Wednesday afternoon, March 4.
NEWBERRY — Ever since Peggy Barnes-Winder was a child, her parents instilled in her the importance of having good work ethics, getting a good education and being kind to people, regardless of how they treated her.
A former city police officer arrested for sexually assaulting a 10-year-old girl last year in Kershaw and Lancaster counties is facing new charges in the case following his second arrest here last week.
COLUMBIA – When opposing Class AAA girls state championship basketball coaches, Ronnie Robinson of Lancaster and Lakewood’s Frances Fields, reflect on their postseason tourney journey, they recall “bumps in the road” as key turning points.