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Education

SC State Seeking Additional $14 Million

SC State Seeking Additional $14 MillionFinancially troubled South Carolina State University is seeking an additional $14 million, which includes $6 million to pay off a state loan lawmakers approved last spring.
  • Education
  • 20 hours, 2 minutes ago
Money

BB&T Apologizes for Problem that Emptied Customer Accounts

BB&T Apologizes for Problem that Emptied Customer AccountsBB&T Corp. is apologizing for a processing problem that caused some customer accounts to show incorrect balances or zero funds.
  • Money
  • 20 hours, 21 minutes ago
Crime

Update: Man Found in Car was Shot to Death

Update: Man Found in Car was Shot to DeathSumter County deputies now say a man found dead in a car Tuesday was shot to death.
  • Crime
  • 23 hours, 43 minutes ago
Money

Rite Aid Center to Bring 600 Jobs to Upstate

Rite Aid Center to Bring 600 Jobs to UpstateRite Aid Corporation is investing $90 million in a new distribution center in Spartanburg that the company says will create nearly 600 jobs.
  • Money
  • 23 hours, 55 minutes ago
Department of Social Services

DSS Pick Says Improvements Will Take Years

DSS Pick Says Improvements Will Take YearsGov. Nikki Haley's pick to lead South Carolina's Department of Social Services says she wants to see firsthand the challenges faced by caseworkers throughout the state.
  • Department of Social Services
  • 1 day ago
Crime

Sheriff: 'Monsters' Involved in Child Sex Ring

Sheriff: 'Monsters' Involved in Child Sex RingLott says his officers have made another arrest as they continue to undercover a child sex ring that was operating in the Midlands.
  • Crime
  • 1 day ago
News

Judge Tosses Convictions of Friendship 9

Judge Tosses Convictions of Friendship 9A judge has tossed out the convictions of nine South Carolina black men who integrated a whites-only lunch counter during the height of the civil rights movement.
  • News
  • 1 day ago
Crime

Deputies: Officers, EMS Workers Injured by Suspect

Deputies: Officers, EMS Workers Injured by SuspectRichland County deputies say one of their officers, along with EMS personnel, were assaulted by a suspect as they were trying to transport him Tuesday night.
  • Crime
  • 1 day ago
Entertainment

Kenny Chesney Returning to Columbia

Kenny Chesney Returning to ColumbiaKenny Chesney is returning to Columbia, this time to perform at the Colonial Life Arena on March 28th.
  • Entertainment
  • 1 day ago
South Carolina Gamecocks

Spurrier Says 'Deflate-Gate' is Not New

Spurrier Says 'Deflate-Gate' is Not NewAs a former Heisman Trophy winning quarterback and head coach in both the National Football and United States Football leagues, Steve Spurrier had a lot of opinions about "deflate-gate" with the New England Patriots.
  • South Carolina Gamecocks
  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
Local

House Panel Passes Road Plan that Differs from Haley's

House Panel Passes Road Plan that Differs from Haley'sThose buying gas and those buying cars would pay more under a road-funding plan that passed a House committee Tuesday.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
Money

5 Super Super Bowl Speaker Deals

5 Super Super Bowl Speaker Deals5 Super Super Bowl Speaker Deals
  • Money
  • 1 day, 4 hours ago
News

Death on Highway 521 Near Rembert Under Investigation

Death on Highway 521 Near Rembert Under InvestigationThe Sumter County Sheriff's Office and the coroner are investigating the death of a person found dead inside a car on Highway 521 near Rembert.
  • News
  • 1 day, 4 hours ago
News

Senate Panel Questions Haley's Pick to Lead DSS

Senate Panel Questions Haley's Pick to Lead DSSSenate Panel Questions Haley's Pick to Lead DSS
  • News
  • 1 day, 4 hours ago
News

Financially Troubled SC State to Make Budget Presentation

Financially Troubled SC State to Make Budget PresentationFinancially Troubled SC State to Make Budget Presentation
  • News
  • 1 day, 6 hours ago
Military

"Save Our Fort" Effort Underway

"Save Our Fort" Effort Underway"Save Our Fort" Effort Underway
  • Military
  • 1 day, 15 hours ago
Local

Senators Consider Changes to Grand Jury Process

Senators Consider Changes to Grand Jury ProcessA proposed bill would give the attorney general more authority to launch an investigation
  • Local
  • 1 day, 15 hours ago
Education

Hundreds Rally for School Choice at SC State House

Hundreds Rally for School Choice at SC State HouseSchool Choice Rally draws teachers, parents and student to SC State House.
  • Education
  • 1 day, 15 hours ago
Crime

Deputies: Man Sexually Assaulted Young Girls

Deputies: Man Sexually Assaulted Young GirlsLexington County deputies have arrested a man who they say sexually assaulted several girls over several years.
  • Crime
  • 1 day, 19 hours ago
News

Applause, Concern Greet Move Toward Drilling Off Carolinas

Applause, Concern Greet Move Toward Drilling Off CarolinasSome lawmakers in the Carolinas say drilling for oil and natural gas offshore will be boost the states' economies and help the nation toward energy independence.
  • News
  • 1 day, 19 hours ago
Crime

Deputies: Man Lured Child to Perform Lewd Acts

Deputies: Man Lured Child to Perform Lewd ActsRichland County deputies say a suspect used money to lure a child to perform lewd acts.
  • Crime
  • 1 day, 20 hours ago
Crime

Sumter Deputies: Man Sexually Assaulted 14-Year-Old

Sumter Deputies: Man Sexually Assaulted 14-Year-OldJames David Wandkte, 37, is charged with criminal sexual conduct with a minor.
  • Crime
  • 1 day, 23 hours ago
News

Gowdy: Obama Admin Slow-Walking Benghazi Documents

Gowdy: Obama Admin Slow-Walking Benghazi DocumentsThe chairman of a special House committee investigating the deadly 2012 attacks in Benghazi, Libya, says the inquiry is being hobbled by resistance from the Obama administration.
  • News
  • 1 day, 23 hours ago
Local

Fitts Company Expands, Creates 105 New Jobs

Fitts Company Expands, Creates 105 New JobsA Calhoun County company has announced plans to expand, a move that is expected to create 105 new jobs.
  • Local
  • 2 days ago
Money

SC Unemployment Falls to 6.5% in December

SC Unemployment Falls to 6.5% in DecemberSouth Carolina's unemployment declined slightly during the final month of 2014.
  • Money
  • 2 days, 1 hour ago
News

USDA Clears Spartanburg County Animal Park in Fire

USDA Clears Spartanburg County Animal Park in FireThe USDA has cleared a Spartanburg County animal park where more than two dozen animals died in a fire earlier this month.
  • News
  • 2 days, 1 hour ago
News

Former Clover Teacher Charged with Sexual Battery

Former Clover Teacher Charged with Sexual BatteryFormer Clover Teacher Charged with Sexual Battery
  • News
  • 2 days, 2 hours ago