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captioning sponsored by cbs >> from the station that's on your side, you're watching news 19 at 7:00. >> a midlands solicitor said he crashed his car because he was run off the road. good evening and thanks for being with us. donnie miers is charged with dui after troopers say he crashed his car. a newly released accident describes what led up to the arrest. he crashed the car about 08 clock last night. the trooper wrote there was a vehicle. they visited myers at his home and he said he had one drink before the crash and he was run
else to drink. the trooper said during field sobriety test he was unable to recite his abc's. he blew a 0.9 at 10:08, yearly two and a half hours after the accident. he can be suspended from office by the governor. >> state lawmakers say they're going to fight the governor -- president's plan for closeing guantanamo bay. they say it under mines our national security. he says closeing it will save billions over years but one place some will go is near charleston and governor says she'll fight it. >> we've said time and time again in a country that's seeing terrorism all around it
or any other state. we'm continue to fight it. >> congress has pass add law blocking the detain knees to the u.s. soil. they'll have to take action to undo that to allow the plan. >> the roads bill is being stalled by senator tom davis. while the senate exhaust their time with their number one priority, citizens are calling on them to react. >> reporter: the house passed their roads bill over to the senate in last year's session. >> they had the bill for 314 days and are yet to take a single vote. >> reporter: senator tom davis is on the floor again this year. >> i don't dispute the fact that our roads and bridges need more money. are he disagrees say the gas
>> we can look at existing funds. >> reporter: some say the roads have become so bad they don't mind paying an increase. >> a little increase don't hurt as long as the gas prices stay the same. >> a particular senator want as road improved h'jes3au7v[ ,\y>ts6!!uri`=his area and he gets it. >> reporter: chamber of commerce president says he's for the dot reform and raising revenues during the gas tax. >> to get to 600 million we need to diversify. >> the crumbleing interstates have bigger implication. >> they have spoken clearly. the infrastructure is not acceptable in the state of south carolina. >> davis is still on the floor speaking.. he started doing so at 1:00 this afternoon. >> now the midlands most
meteorologist, jim gandy. today we didn't see rain but we continued to have clouds in place and our temperatures are in a narrow range. low this morning 57 degrees at the airport, 56-degree, high was 61 at both location. winds are from the east- northeast at 7 miles per hour. for tonight we're about as low as we'll get. we expect to see an increase in rain tomorrow foreigning. warm hair moves in and we'll see the threat of thunderstorms and maybe severe weather. the front will come through and it will get windy behind front. we'll see winds gusting to maybe 45 miles per hour and a decrease in clouds tomorrow night, still windy with a low of 42. more on the forecast in a moment. >> jim, thank you. our state's democratic primary
earlier today bernie sanders was campaigning in virginia and now he's in columbia. hillary clinton is also here for the event. earlier today she was at central baptist church and tomorrow she'll be at morris college in sumter. complete coverage of the democratic presidential primary head to our website. when you go to traffic court in richland county or take care of other county court business you may soon be going to the decker center. mary looked into improve the services in the area. >> the project is not quite but almost $2 million under budget and it is on time. >> reporter: words you don't often hear about a government construction project. the decker center is one of several projects richland
be finished by the end of the year. project manager explains. the 2 million dollars, we estimated a construction contract and we did a competitive bid and it came in about 2 million under the estimated cost. that's where we're save the money. >> reporter: the place where you used to shop is being transform into a space for richland county central court with eight courtrooms and sheriff department offices. by having some of those divisions together for the sheriff's department, particularly some of the warrants divisions, it's going to help them to be house together. >> are the $31 million project parking lot. international festivals in the
>> reporter: the building will house a system to collect water from the roof to use for landscaping. >> one of the features will be a pavement in the parking lot so we don't have a huge expansive asphalt. it will help collect storm run- off as well. >> those renovations are scheduled to be finished by november of this year and everyone should be able to move in by december. >> a man was arrested that kill add woman at a boat ramp. kay cisco waldrop killed the girl sunday morning. they knew each other. >> in kershaw county, two are in jail after deputies say
two are being charged with attempted murder and discharging a firearm into a dwelling. devereaux was out to get revenge on dexter williams. deputyies say they fired shots at williams but he wasn't hit. devereaux's bond is at 200,000 and williams was still awaiting a bond hearing. >> richland dep tis need your help solving a shop lifting case. two suspects stole numerous baby clothing items and formula from the walmart on two notch in columbia . if you know who
still ahead, you ararwatching news 19 at 7:00 with j.r. berry. >> well, two midland school districts will start offering a different learning program. sonya gutierrez is going to show us how different the classroom is going to be. >> reporter: this is what a classroom looks like today here at this school. are come next year, students will have the option to finish a different story. >> you take it and carry it and put it back on there. >> reporter: the montessori program. >> you have to teach the child the lesson before they get it off the shelf. once the lesson is taught they can get it.
curriculum finish at their own speed. >> we're excited. >> reporter: the teachers are already training for this. for 20 years i've been trying to figure out how to do what i wanted to do. are practical lessons in problem solveing skills. >> they're going to learn about the world and different cultures. >> this will take us to a whole new level. >> are $216,000 if is for materials and technology. >> we want to make sure all the students are ready by the time they leave. >> reporter: pair remembers are excited to have the option but know it's not for everyone. >> one of my children wanted to go with tall other kids. help didn't like to be on his own. my daughter liked being her own boss.
news 19 wltx. >> the program will be offered in august. in recognition of national heart monona, usc held a heart expo today. more than a dozen vendors took place. cardiovascular disease is the leading global cause of death. >> we're teaching cpr and that's a big thing here. [ inaudible ]. >> little caesar's fed the less fortunate today. the country's mobile kitchen was createed back in 19 # 5 and they have fed more than 3 million people. it is something that little caesar's nationally supports but it's up to the local franchise to bring it to their
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3 severe weather can happen anytime of the year in the midlands >> well, severe stormy weather can happen any time of the year, hence tomorrow. we're expecting nasty weather. according to the red cross, now is the
time to prepare by building a preparedness kit. >> we recommend food and water and basic supplies for as many as three days. it's important to think about medication, important documents and special items for kids and pets.
displays are up in wall grown -- wall grown walgreens, kroger and academy sports. they'll be at the kroger on two notch tomorrow with new radios. >> we'll help you out and get it set up. >> we have had no of knowing about this bad weather. >> the severe weather in the morning and moves out by early afternoon and then another problem later on tomorrow afternoon, not from the severe weather but behind approximate front we could see wind gusts up to # 5 miles per hour. it's going to be a busy day.
the central gulf coast. southeast louisiana, central mississippi, alabama. two tornadoes reported with this so for and there are signs of other tornadoes out in the gulf and another batch of rain moving into the florida panhandle. this is going to be the focal point for the next few hours. there is a line of thunderstorms closer to the cold front. here is the low pressure system in northern louisiana heading toward the tennessee river valley. the front is stationary to our south but it is a warm front back into the central gulf region and all of the moisture and warm air is coming northward and conditions are right for tornadoes to form. it'll be a bit busy in that area. behind it we have cold air coming down into the plain states. we'll focus on south carolina right now.
and today you could tell a difference. it got up to 74 in augusta, 75- degrees in charleston, 64 in orangeburg, 59 in sumter, 61 in columbia and 49 degrees upstate. currently 46 in newberry. 50 in winnsboro and camden, 55 in columbia, orangeburg at 5 # -- 59 degrees. tomorrow morning there will be thunderstorms coming into georgia. this may not be the actual configuration of everything because this is a dynamic storm system. things will be changing and we'll update it at 11:00 tonight. cold front pushes on through and it'll be windy behind front
to the end of the week. forecast tonight, the front is going to be slow to move north. we'll see a low of 45 in newberry, 55 in columbia, 53 in sumter, 57 in orangeburg. overnight the warm front moves north and we may see a high of 67 in newberry, 72 in columbia and 74 in sumter. here is the seven day forecast. the front comes through, windy tomorrow and thursday, turn colder thursday with a high of 56. 56 on friday, dry over the
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