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Politics

DHEC Board Nominates New Director

DHEC Board Nominates New DirectorThe Board of Directors for the state's health and environmental agency has picked a new nominee to lead the department.
  • Politics
  • 1 day, 18 hours ago
News

WLTX Honored By Society of Professional Journalists

WLTX Honored By Society of Professional JournalistsWLTX Wins Public Service in TV Journalism Award for SC DSS: The System Failed
  • News
  • 1 day, 19 hours ago
News

Police: Woman, 82, Dies After 6 Months in Chair

Police: Woman, 82, Dies After 6 Months in ChairAuthorities say the caregivers of an 82-year-old woman allowed her to sit in the same chair for 6 months.
  • News
  • 1 day, 19 hours ago
Local

Bob Coble's Family Says He'll Make Full Recovery

Bob Coble's Family Says He'll Make Full RecoveryThe family of former Columbia Mayor Bob Coble says he's making remarkable progress as he recovers from a heart attack he suffered last week.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 20 hours ago
Crime

2nd Person Arrested in Arson, 1 Suspect Wanted

2nd Person Arrested in Arson, 1 Suspect WantedSumter police have arrested a second suspect and are looking for one more in connection with an arson last weekend that injured a person.
  • Crime
  • 1 day, 22 hours ago
Tech

5 Facebook Tricks You Never Knew Existed

5 Facebook Tricks You Never Knew ExistedThere is more to Facebook than status updates, photos and comments. Here are 5 little known Facebook chills and thrills.
  • Tech
  • 2 days ago
Local

Tourism Season Off to Strong Start on SC's Grand Strand

Tourism Season Off to Strong Start on SC's Grand StrandThe 2015 tourism season is off to a strong start on South Carolina's Grand Strand.
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  • 2 days, 1 hour ago
News

Sumter County Sheriff's Looking for Suspected Arsonist

Sumter County Sheriff's Looking for Suspected ArsonistSumter County Sheriff's Looking for Suspected Arsonist
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  • 2 days, 6 hours ago
Money

Ways to Save: $25 Mom's Day canvas prints

Ways to Save: $25 Mom's Day canvas printsWays to Save: $25 Mom's Day canvas prints. At the same 78% off pricing as Cyber Monday, a viewer photo favorite returns.
  • Money
  • 2 days, 6 hours ago
News

Stopping Contraband Inside State Prisons

Stopping Contraband Inside State PrisonsState corrections leaders continue to deal with the problem of contraband.
  • News
  • 2 days, 14 hours ago
Education

How Will the State Fix Education Funding in SC?

How Will the State Fix Education Funding in SC?A Senate panel has started discussions on how to respond to the state Supreme Court's order that legislators fix South Carolina's broken education system.
  • Education
  • 2 days, 15 hours ago
Restaurant Report Card

Restaurant Report Card: April 23rd

Restaurant Report Card: April 23rdThis week's highest and lowest DHEC routine inspection scores at restaurants across the Midlands.
  • Restaurant Report Card
  • 2 days, 15 hours ago
Politics

Bill Would Restrict Abortions to 20 Weeks

Bill Would Restrict Abortions to 20 WeeksBill Would Restrict Abortions to 20 Weeks
  • Politics
  • 2 days, 15 hours ago
Weather

How to Prepare for Severe Weather

How to Prepare for Severe Weather3 things to do before severe weather hits
  • Weather
  • 2 days, 16 hours ago
Politics

Senate Carries Over Body Camera Bill to Tuesday

Senate Carries Over Body Camera Bill to TuesdayThe Senate bill on body cameras was carried over in the Senate on Thursday.
  • Politics
  • 2 days, 16 hours ago
Weather

Severe Weather Causes Damage to Midlands Homes

Severe Weather Causes Damage to Midlands HomesSevere weather rips through midlands
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  • 2 days, 16 hours ago
News

SC Prisons Working to Change Mental Health Behind Bars

SC Prisons Working to Change Mental Health Behind BarsSC Corrections Director Bryan Stirling says his agency is working to make changes to better deal with inmates with mental health issues.
  • News
  • 2 days, 16 hours ago
News

SC State Trustee Anthony Grant Resigns

SC State Trustee Anthony Grant ResignsAnthony Grant has resigned his position as a member of the South Carolina State University Board of Trustees.
  • News
  • 2 days, 18 hours ago
Education

House Passes Bill to Fire SC State Trustees

House Passes Bill to Fire SC State TrusteesThe House has changed its bill that would get rid of the South Carolina State University board of trustees.
  • Education
  • 2 days, 18 hours ago
News

3 Stranded Boaters Rescued On SC Coast

3 Stranded Boaters Rescued On SC CoastThree men had to be rescued when their sailboat got stuck along the South Carolina coast near Fripp Island.
  • News
  • 2 days, 20 hours ago
Politics

House OKs Bill Ending Permits to Carry Concealed Weapons

House OKs Bill Ending Permits to Carry Concealed WeaponsA bill that would allow South Carolina residents to carry concealed weapons without a permit has passed the House.
  • Politics
  • 2 days, 20 hours ago
News

Activists Want Prosecutor to Step Down in Scott Case

Activists Want Prosecutor to Step Down in Scott CaseActivist leaders in North Charleston want a new prosecutor to handle the case of a white police officer charged with murder in the shooting death of a black man.
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  • 2 days, 20 hours ago
Local

Haley, Lott Disagree on Officer Shooting Investigations

Haley, Lott Disagree on Officer Shooting InvestigationsGovernor Nikki Haley and Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott are in a disagreement that's now gone public about who should investigate officer-involved shootings.
  • Local
  • 2 days, 21 hours ago
News

WLTX Honored With 3 Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards

WLTX Honored With 3 Regional Edward R. Murrow AwardsColumbia (WLTX)-- News 19 WLTX was honored with three prestigious Edward R. Murrow awards Thursday.
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  • 2 days, 22 hours ago
Clemson Tigers

Clemson Non-Conference Football Schedule Through 2020

Clemson Non-Conference Football Schedule Through 2020Clemson's non-conference schedule in the upcoming years will include Auburn, Texas A&M, Notre Dame and South Carolina.
  • Clemson Tigers
  • 3 days ago
News

1 Dead in Collision on US 1 in Lexington County

1 Dead in Collision on US 1 in Lexington CountyOne Person is Dead in a Collision on US 1 in Lexington County
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  • 3 days, 2 hours ago
Military

Sign Up to Take a Tour of Ft. Jackson

Sign Up to Take a Tour of Ft. JacksonThe Army's largest training installation is opening its doors so the public can see how its soldiers live, train and prepare for combat.
  • Military
  • 3 days, 2 hours ago