COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina lawmakers negotiating big gap s between the House and Senate versions of the state budget received a big gift Tuesday as the state's economy continued to do better than predicted.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — In one of the year's most closely watched congressional Republican primaries, U.S.
Four teenagers were shot dead within hours of each other in a small South Carolina city over the weekend, prompting the area high school to switch to virtual learning while officers stepped up patrols, authorities said.
AIKEN, S.C. (AP) — A motorcyclist who was shot and killed by a deputy in South Carolina who thought he had a gun after a long chase turned out to be unarmed, authorities said.
The shooting early Saturday remains under investigation by state agents and Aiken County deputy Christopher Owens is on paid leave, the Aiken County Sheriff's Office said in a statement.
NEWBERRY, S.C. (AP) — Three people were shot and killed Sunday afternoon in a South Carolina neighborhood not far from where a teen was slain about 15 hours earlier, authorities said.
Officers found the three people killed after a 911 call about gunfire around 3 p.m., Newberry Police told media outlets.
SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (AP) — After losing a high-profile bid for a South Carolina congressional seat in 2018, Republican Katie Arrington took a job at the Defense Department, where she focused on securing military supply chains, ensuring thousands of companies that contract with the federal government were implementing cybersecurity protocols.
AIKEN, S.C. (AP) — A traffic stop Saturday ended in a deadly shootout with police in South Carolina.
An Aiken County Sheriff's Department deputy tried to stop a man on a Harley Davidson motorcycle around 12:43 a.m.
ANDERSON, S.C. (AP) — Four people were killed and three others injured in a wreck on Highway 81 in Anderson, South Carolina, authorities said Saturday.
PARRIS ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — Rising seas are encroaching on one of America’s most storied military installations, where thousands of recruits are molded into Marines each year amid the salt marshes of South Carolina’s Lowcountry region.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A dog trained to sniff out guns has been added to the security team at a South Carolina mall where 15 people were hurt in a shooting last month.
The dog, named Carlos, will walk around Columbiana Centre with its handler, alerting the human if he smells a weapon.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Two new laws in South Carolina require every school give elementary school teachers a 30-minute break each day without students and ban districts from turning over school lunch debt to collection agencies.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina State is adding South Carolina transfer and former McDonald's All-American Saniya Rivers to its women's basketball program.
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) —
A South Carolina judge granted bond on Friday to the former “American Idol” contestant accused of barreling into a man with his pickup truck and killing him.
Caleb Kennedy, 17, received a $50,000 bond and was ordered to receive mental health treatment while in home detention, news outlets reported.
DALZELL, S.C. (AP) — A 67-year-old South Carolina woman and her daughter face charges of assault after a dispute over bullying at a middle school, police said.
Mamie Smith and her daughter, Whitley Smith, 37, both of Sumter, were charged Wednesday with third-degree assault by mob and disturbing schools, the Sumter County Sheriff's Office said in a news release.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A deputy in South Carolina whose police van was swept away by floodwaters in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, drowning two women seeking mental health treatment trapped in a cage in the back was sentenced Thursday to 18 years in prison.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Former Cleveland Browns head coach Freddie Kitchens has joined South Carolina as a senior analyst.
The school announced the addition of Kitchens on Wednesday.
Kitchens has worked in the NFL since 2006, most recently with the New York Giants.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina election officials are preparing for early voting for the first time in next month's primaries, expanding the ability to vote in an era when many other states are passing laws to make it harder to cast ballots.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina's governor has quietly signed into law a bill that would ban transgender students from playing girls’ or women’s sports in public schools and colleges as the state joins about a dozen others that have passed similar laws in the past two years.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A deputy charged in the deaths of two women who drowned in a locked police van in 2018 ignored barricades and drove into rapidly rising floodwaters against advice from his supervisors and officials on the South Carolina highway, a prosecutor said Monday.
Black people going about their daily lives — then dying in a hail of bullets fired by a white man who targeted them because of their skin color.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The body of a 17-year-old girl from New York who disappeared while visiting South Carolina's Myrtle Beach on spring break 13 years ago has been found and a sex offender has been charged with murder, kidnapping and rape, authorities said Monday.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A restaurant in South Carolina has been ordered to pay more than $600,000 to nearly 100 workers who were forced to share their tips, the U.S. Department of Labor has ruled.
FLORENCE, S.C. (AP) — A massive gas station and travel center spreading across the Southeast from Texas is opening its first location in South Carolina.
BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — Rare loggerhead sea turtles are busy digging nests and laying eggs on beaches in Georgia and South Carolina.
Wildlife officials in both states have reported finding dozens of nests since May 1, considered the unofficial start of the sea turtle nesting season.
EDGEFIELD, S.C. (AP) — Prosecutors have agreed not to seek prison time for a guard charged with smuggling cigarettes into a federal prison in South Carolina as long as he pays back around $100,000, according to court documents.
BATESBURG-LEESVILLE, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina surveyors are ready to discuss their efforts to figure out exactly where the border between Lexington County and Saluda County lies.
The South Carolina Geodetic Survey is holding a public meeting at 6 p.m.
GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — A woman accused in the case of two dead infants found decades ago in South Carolina, including a baby girl who later became known as “Julie Valentine,” has entered an Alford plea to three charges.
GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — A coroner identified Friday two inmates who died in the same unit of a local jail in South Carolina the day before.
Authorities said Allan Lindsay Zack, 36, and Randy Eugene Broome, 45, were found unconscious by Greenville County jail employees around 4 p.m.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A man charged with killing two sisters in South Carolina 12 years ago but who disappeared out of the legal system after he was found incompetent to stand trial was arrested Thursday in Colorado after authorities reinstated his charges, a sheriff's office and a family attorney said.
GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Two inmates were found dead Thursday in the same unit of a local jail in South Carolina, authorities said.
Staff at the Greenville County jail found the inmates unconscious around 4 p.m.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Time ran out for South Carolina senators as they tried to pass a bill that would restructure the University of South Carolina's board on Thursday, the frenetic final day of the 2022 General Assembly session.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two energy companies bid a combined $315 million in an auction for the rights to produce power from wind energy in two areas off the coasts of North Carolina and South Carolina, the U.S.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina senators unanimously approved a compromise Wednesday that would allow the state to hold true early voting and the House quickly approved the bill raising the possibility voters could head to the polls for two weeks before the June 14 primary.
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson has added Boston College transfer Brevin Galloway to its men's basketball roster.
Galloway is a 6-foot-2, 215-pound guard who is from Anderson, South Carolina. Next year will be Galloway's sixth in college.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina is adding Jacksonville State and to its 2023 football schedule.
The South Carolina Gamecocks announced the move Wednesday. The Jacksonville State Gamecocks will take the place of previously scheduled Liberty on Nov.
TRENTON, S.C. (AP) — A 60-year-old man who strangled his girlfriend died of a heart attack while burying her body in their South Carolina backyard, investigators said.
Deputies found Joseph Anthony McKinnon's body Saturday after neighbors called and reported an unconscious man in a yard in Trenton, the Edgefield County Sheriff's Office said in a statement.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina Senate agreed Tuesday to come back in special session later this year to take up abortion bills to respond to the possibility the U.S. Supreme Court allows states to ban the procedure.
GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) _ ScanSource Inc. (SCSC) on Tuesday reported net income of $23.5 million in its fiscal third quarter.
The Greenville, South Carolina-based company said it had net income of 91 cents per share.
GAFFNEY, S.C. (AP) — A toddler visiting with his family from New York died Tuesday after he apparently fell into a septic tank in South Carolina, authorities said.
The toddler, identified as 2-year-old Hawkins Abercrombie, of Calcium, New York, was pronounced dead when he arrived at the hospital, Cherokee County Coroner Dennis Fowler said.
YORK, S.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man delivering packages as a contractor for Amazon has been sentenced to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty to causing a fatal crash in South Carolina while high on methamphetamine, prosecutors said.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The last thing the family of two sisters slain in a tiny South Carolina town had heard about the man who confessed to killing them was that he was headed to a mental hospital in 2012 to be treated for schizophrenia so he could later be tried for murder.
ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) _ 3D Systems Corp. (DDD) on Monday reported a first-quarter loss of $26.8 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier.
On a per-share basis, the Rock Hill, South Carolina-based company said it had a loss of 21 cents.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A relatively rare East Coast earthquake centered just northeast of South Carolina's capital city jolted large numbers of state residents awake early Monday, rocking the Southern state at a preliminary 3.3 magnitude, authorities said.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A bill that would remove the need for South Carolina hospitals to seek state permission to build new facilities, make expansions or buy expensive equipment is dead for this year's legislative session.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina will close state offices on Tuesday to mark Confederate Memorial Day.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A settlement of a redistricting lawsuit has added drawing new South Carolina House maps to the list of things state lawmakers need to do in the final three days of the General Assembly's session this week.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A Republican South Carolina House member has agreed to pay a $12,000 fine for ethics violations for taking larger campaign donations than allowed, poor record keeping and inadvertently paying personal bills with campaign cash.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The brother of Clemson football coach Dabo Swinney has been arrested and charged with sexual exploitation of a minor, according to South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A grand jury has indicted the former CEO of a South Carolina bank on charges of conspiring with once-prominent, now- suspended attorney Alex Murdaugh to defraud victims — including the family of a deaf man who became quadriplegic after a car crash — of $1.8 million.