A 26-year-old Harlem woman died in a traffic accident Saturday morning in Columbia County.
Linzi Lowe was driving a 2016 Honda Civic east on Wrightsboro Road at Dyches Road around 9 a.m. when she crossed the centerline, striking a westbound vehicle, according to Columbia County sheriff’s deputies and Deputy Coroner Harriett Garrison.
COLUMBIA — Arik Bjorn has been declared the winner of the Democratic primary in South Carolina’s 2nd Congressional District race by 45 votes out of more than 19,000 cast.
The South Carolina Election Commission certified the results Saturday afternoon after a recount mandated by law. The district includes parts of Aiken, Barnwell, Lexington, Orangeburg and Richland counties.
A severe thunderstorm and strong winds up to 70 mph swept through Mistletoe State Park on Friday afternoon, toppling 50 to 60 trees – some on top of vehicles, campers and tents – leaving roads blocked and sending at least one person to the hospital.
A 5-year-old girl was taken to the hospital with a broken arm after a tree fell on a camper she was in, but otherwise all other injuries were minor.