Month: March 2022

Man accused of using gasoline-filled bottle to start house fire in Lexington County

An Orangeburg County man is accused of using a water bottle filled with gasoline to set fire to a Pelion home Saturday. Tracy Lynn Stogner, 56, is charged with five counts of attempted murder, second-degree arson, stalking, and using a destructive device, according to arrest warrants. “Based on evidence deputies documented at the scene and […]


Obituary of Clara Bullard Conrad from Thompson Funeral Home

Clara Bullard Conrad of West Columbia died Feb. 24 from brain trauma sustained in a fall. She was 84 years old. Clara was born in Orangeburg to Myrtle DeMars Bullard and Benjamin Franklin Bullard. She spent summers with family at Folly Beach, graduated from Orangeburg High School and made her way to Columbia with the […]