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Deputy: South Carolina man said destiny to harm president

GREENVILLE (AP) — A South Carolina man accused of possessing an explosive said it was his destiny to kill or harm the president, a law enforcement official testified.David Halsey made the … more

Charleston police officer shoots murder, carjacking suspect

CHARLESTON (AP) — The police officer who shot and wounded a murder and carjacking suspect in South Carolina was a five-year veteran of the Charleston Police Department, authorities said.Officer … more

S.C. abortion limits bill nears floor debate

COLUMBIA (AP) - South Carolina's state senators, emboldened by their newly expanded GOP majority, are nearing floor debate on a bill that would ban almost all abortions in the state without exceptions for pregnancies caused by rape or … more

Democrats formalize Jaime Harrison as national party chair

COLUMBIA (AP) — The Democratic National Committee elected Jaime Harrison of South Carolina as chair on Thursday, signifying an early alignment between newly inaugurated President Joe Biden and … more

S.C. abortion limits bill with no rape exception nears debate

COLUMBIA (AP) — South Carolina's state senators, emboldened by their newly expanded GOP majority, are nearing floor debate on a bill that would ban almost all abortions in the state without … more

S.C. adds some parents to vaccine list

COLUMBIA - South Carolina health officials have slightly expanded the pool of people eligible for a COVID-19 vaccination as seniors and some health care workers continue to struggle to secure access to the lifesaving vaccine. State … more

2 charged with homicide in S.C. for 3-year-old's death

SIMPSONVILLE (AP) — Two people in South Carolina were charged with homicide by child abuse in the death of a 3-year-old girl.Jerry Robinson, 34, and Ariel Robinson, 29, were arrested Tuesday … more

Police outnumber demonstrators at inauguration event in S.C.

COLUMBIA (AP) — Police officers and journalists outnumbered demonstrators Wednesday at the South Carolina Statehouse, which was closed to the public because of security reasons.About a dozen … more

S.C. inmate to plead guilty in revenge murder-for-hire plot

EDGEFIELD (AP) — An inmate at a South Carolina federal prison is set to plead guilty Tuesday in a murder-for-hire plot in which he used money from his prison account to try and pay a fake … more

FBI: S.C. man traced to U.S. Capitol during riot via photos

WASHINGTON (AP) - The FBI has filed a criminal complaint against a South Carolina man who authorities said was captured taking a selfie with a statue of John C. Calhoun while illegally storming the U.S. Capitol with supporters of President Donald … more

Public invited to Palmetto Trail meeting on Jan. 27

FROM STAFF REPORTS COLUMBIA - An informational meeting about a proposed new hiking trail in Richland and Sumter counties, to extend and connect the cross-state Palmetto Trail, will be hosted by the Palmetto Conservation Foundation from 5:30 to … more

S.C. Gov. McMaster asks hospitals to cut down on elective procedures

COLUMBIA (AP) — South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster asked hospitals Friday to cut down on elective procedures, citing staffing shortages stemming from the coronavirus pandemic.In a letter to the … more

S.C. lets medical students, retired nurses give shots

COLUMBIA - South Carolina will now allow medical students, retired nurses and other qualified professionals to administer the COVID-19 vaccine. The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control says the temporary rule change is to … more

Biden taps Jaime Harrison to serve as Democratic chairman

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) - Jaime Harrison, the failed South Carolina Senate candidate and longtime Democratic Party official, is President-elect Joe Biden's choice to lead the national party, according to multiple party officials. Harrison is … more

Heartbeat abortion ban may finally pass in South Carolina

COLUMBIA (AP) — South Carolina lawmakers are again considering a bill that would ban most abortions in the state and it seems much more likely to pass this time thanks to conservative gains in … more

S.C. Legislature takes days off amid COVID, security worries

COLUMBIA (AP) — The full House and Senate in South Carolina are taking a few days off next week, including Wednesday's presidential inauguration day when the FBI has warned state governments … more

S.C. hospitals slammed with calls as vaccine access expands

COLUMBIA - Hours after South Carolina opened up access to the coronavirus vaccine for seniors Wednesday morning, people trying to schedule their shots inundated hospitals and the health department with thousands of phone calls. By Wednesday … more

South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster's State of the State

COLUMBIA (AP) — Here is the text of South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster's State of the State address as prepared Wednesday:Mr. Speaker, Mr. President, ladies and gentlemen of the General … more

S.C. governor defends COVID-19 response in State of the State

COLUMBIA (AP) — Republican South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster praised South Carolina for its efforts to fight COVID-19 and defended his decisions to shut down the fewest things possible during … more

S.C. hospitals slammed with calls as vaccine access expands

COLUMBIA (AP) — Hours after South Carolina opened up access to the coronavirus vaccine for seniors Wednesday morning, people trying to schedule their shots inundated hospitals and the health … more
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