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Man found dead in median of I-85; officials seek public's help

FAIR PLAY (AP) — A man was found dead in the median of a South Carolina interstate and now authorities are asking the public for help figuring out what led up to his death.Lanny Mest, 53, was … more

ATF: Midlands Technical student in possession of 90 guns researched mass killings

COLUMBIA (AP) — A South Carolina student was arrested and accused of illegally possessing 90 weapons, including numerous assault rifles, authorities said. Edward Daniel Kimpton Jr., 25, was … more

S.C. House, Senate to return on May 12

COLUMBIA (AP) - The South Carolina Legislature plans to return in less than two weeks as lawmakers face a deadline to pass key bills before they are required to adjourn. House Speaker Jay Lucas and Senate President Harvey Peeler released a joint … more

Boy, 7, killed by gunshots fired into Columbia home

COLUMBIA (AP) — A 7-year-old boy was killed and his 13-year-old sister hurt after more than a dozen shots were fired into their South Carolina home where they were staying with their mother and … more

Boeing to cut 10% of workforce as 1Q revenue, profit slide

Boeing outlined plans Wednesday to cut 10% of its workforce, slow production of new planes and raise more cash to survive a downturn in business that started with the grounding of its best-selling jet and has accelerated with a deep slump in air … more

Popular S.C. beach opts to stay closed

COLUMBIA - It's been more than a week since South Carolina beach towns were allowed to begin opening back up, but some are still opting to stay shuttered due to concerns amid the coronavirus outbreak. Folly Beach City Council members on Monday … more

Had Harry sat here

Rain, rain and more rain. It hasn't been a biblical 40 days and 40 nights but sure seems like it. A record sopping-wet winter has creeks running high, swift and heavy with silt. Pockmarks dapple a … more

April 13 tornado leaves 1965 note on porch 90 miles away

CROSS - When Sherrie Sedgwick woke up to news of a tornado on the morning of April 13, she walked outside to make sure her home in Cross, near Lake Moultrie, hadn't sustained any damage. She was in luck. All was well. But on her porch she … more

Damage from twister at Seneca plant threatens to disrupt Ford line

DETROIT (AP) - A tornado strike at a critical Ford manufacturing plant threatens to disrupt the automaker's supply chain. Ford disclosed in a regulatory filing Friday that the BorgWarner factory in Seneca, South Carolina, which makes a key … more

High as a Georgia pine

By Tom Poland www.tompoland.net tompol@earthlink.net The South and its vernacular, love it and never lose it. Seems to me, we have the finest, most colorful expressions. Yes, Southerners have a flair for talking with flair. I was in Dad's … more

S.C. governor offers June special session because of COVID-19

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Family of boat crash victim sues restaurants

COLUMBIA (AP) - Family members of a South Carolina boat crash victim are suing two restaurants accused of serving too much alcohol to the man charged with causing the crash. The lawsuits filed Tuesday allege that the restaurants on Lake Murray … more

S.C. officials ask for donations of PPE gear; Lee Correctional Institution employee among S.C.'s recent COVID-19 deaths

COLUMBIA (AP) - South Carolina emergency officials are asking for donations of protective gear as the number of people hospitalized for COVID-19 cases continues to rise. Anyone with protective face shields, gloves, medical gowns or N-95 … more

900 homes damaged, 111 destroyed in S.C. by tornadoes, winds

COLUMBIA (AP) - More than 900 homes were damaged and 111 houses were destroyed by a series of tornadoes and strong winds that moved across the state Monday, emergency officials said. Damage from the storms was reported in 21 counties, the South … more

As S.C. tops 100 COVID-19 deaths, leaders discuss how to restart

COLUMBIA (AP) - South Carolina is still a few weeks away from a likely peak of coronavirus cases, but leaders at the state's comprehensive teaching hospital said it's time to plan for how to restart parts of society that have been shut down. The … more

Presumptive nominee Biden is backed by Graham challenger

COLUMBIA - Democrat Jaime Harrison has picked up backing from several who were among the 2020 presidential field in his challenge to U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham, and now he's endorsing his choice for the White House - although admittedly the only … more

House candidate promotes Trump ties in TV ad

COLUMBIA (AP) - With less than two months until South Carolina primary voters select a Republican challenger they hope can take back the congressional seat Rep. Joe Cunningham flipped in 2018, the leading candidate has released a campaign ad … more

This month in S.C. history: April 1670, settlers from England establish Charles Town

SUBMITTED BY THE S.C. HISTORICAL SOCIETY In August of 1669, three ships - the Carolina, the Port Royal and the Albemarle - set sail from England for the Carolina Province. The fleet was under the command of Capt. Joseph West and later Sir John … more

S.C. cleans up from its deadliest tornado outbreak since 1984

COLUMBIA (AP) — South Carolina continued to clean up Tuesday from the state's deadliest tornado outbreak in 36 years.Nine people were killed as a series of twisters moved from one end of the … more

SC officials: Hurricane response in outbreak 'good question'

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