Richland County

Patrick Gentry
July 11, 2019 - 2:48 pm
Authorities say a man from Georgia came to South Carolina to have sex with a 13-year-old girl and threw her out of his vehicle while speeding away from police. Richland County deputies said an officer saw 30-year-old Derek Nelson of Augusta, Georgia, climb from the back seat to the front seat of...
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Patrick Gentry
July 10, 2019 - 1:04 pm
South Carolina's second largest county is moving forward on a ban on single use plastic bags. The Richland County Council gave initial approval to the ban Tuesday, although it faces two more votes. The draft ordinance also does not give a date the ban would take effect. Instead of plastic bags,...
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South Carolina Radio Network
June 27, 2018 - 1:26 pm
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers wants people living in a heavily-developed area of Richland County to know that they could be living on a former military bombing range. The former Pontiac Bombing Range off Clemson and Hardscrabble Roads is now home to the dense Summit neighborhood, the site of...
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Seth Stokes
May 16, 2017 - 8:21 am
A Richland County teen, Davis Allen Crips, who passed away on April 26th; is said to have died from a caffeine induced cardiac event. He collapsed in his classroom after consuming a large diet Mountain Dew, a cafe latte, and an energy drink in the span of about two hours. Richland County Coroner,...
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