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You can continue hunting until March 31 on South Carolina's 123 public and private shooting preserves that are scattered across the state. When you talk about quail hunting, the term "good ol' days" quickly comes to mind. Quail populations have been in decline for nearly half a century, a by-product of the ...
In South Carolina, there are nearly 400 different license plates available for motorists to show their support of organizations that include charities, nonprofits, colleges and sports teams. That's about double the number available in North Carolina and 100 more than Georgia offers. License plates can be ...

With President Donald Trump's White House mired in turnover woes, a South Carolina native may fill the next vacancy. The New York Times reports former S.C. congressman Mick Mulvaney may be in line to become chief of staff if John Kelley is replaced. Kelley had an especially bad week. He was heavily ...
Fifty years ago this week, three people were killed and more than 20 wounded during a university demonstration against racial segregation at a bowling alley in South Carolina. "In 1968, four years after the civil rights bill was passed, the owner of the bowling alley put up a sign in the window saying ...
Along with the rest of the country, South Carolina is dealing with widespread flu activity," Dr. Linda Bell, an epidemiologist with DHEC, said in a statement. The department reported 22 new cases of adult deaths Wednesday, bringing the state's total for the season up to 106. Until Friday, no children had been ...
Savannah, GA. (WSAV) -- Georgia has been ranked the sickest state in the nation, followed by South Carolina as second, according to the smart-thermometer company Kinsa. The thermometer is connected to a smartphone app that records things like temperature and flu-like symptoms and it's in the ...

Drake surprised students at Miami Senior High by filming a music video, and donating $25K. He then visited the University of Miami where he donated a $50K scholarship to a random student who just so happened to be Destiny James of Denmark, South Carolina #GodsPlan pic.twitter.com/4nZiQQEnlD.
Solomon said he has worked with Pottroff before on other train-related cases, including a case surrounding the fatal 2005 Graniteville train crash in which nine people were killed and more than 250 were injured after being exposed to gases from a toxic chlorine spill. Under South Carolina law, attorneys ...
COLUMBIA - A bill to allow executions by firing squad in South Carolina could complicate already divisive debate on the issue of executions, some lawmakers say. Rep. Joshua Putnam, a Piedmont Republican, has filed a bill to allow the use of firing squads just as the Senate placed a pair of execution ...
The Greenville Zoo in South Carolina is asking for help naming their newborn female calf, born to their proud mom giraffe, Autumn. The 6-foot, 2-inch, 157 pound baby was born on January 31, 2018. Play Video. Play. Mute. Current Time 0:00. /. Duration Time 0:00. Loaded: 0%. 0:00. Progress: 0%. 0:00.
COLUMBIA -- As negotiations over a law formalizing South Carolina's governor-lieutenant governor joint ticket falter, a leading state senator called for postponing candidate filing and the June primary election by a month. "I feel like there are storm clouds brewing," Sen. Harvey Peeler, one of the ...
The modern design of South Carolina's flag started when Clemson University made a flag based off the civil war flag for a 1906 event, which was attended by U.S. Sen. Ben Tillman, Emerson said. Tillman suggested adding the state seals to the banner. Then Alexander Samuel Salley, the first state ...
He also defended challenges to South Carolina's voter ID law and helped lead a 26-state challenge to the federal health care mandate. Last year he sued Purdue PhaRMA, accusing the maker of OxyContin and other opioid drugs of exacerbating South Carolina's opioid drug crisis by using deceptive ...
Some people on the East Coast, including South Carolina residents, got a push alert on their phones about a tsunami warning, but the National Weather Service says it was just a test. Meteorologist Hendricus Lulofs said there was a glitch Tuesday during a routine test. That meant some people received ...
CSX operates about 1,800 miles of track in South Carolina, maintaining 1,750 public and private grade crossings, according to the company's website. The company said it is cooperating with the investigation. Sumwalt said equipment from the wrecked trains has been moved to an area near the crash site ...
Man Charged With Shooting, Killing South Carolina Man. A man has been arrested in the weekend shooting death of another South Carolina man. Feb. 6, 2018 ... Twenty-four-year-old Corey Gabe Jr. of Charleston was taken to the Medical University of South Carolina hospital where he died. Francis says ...
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. -- A man is accused of destroying a toilet at a South Carolina strip club, causing massive flooding. police were called to the Treasure Club early Monday after 20-year-old Pedro Alberto Bernar-Santiago was seen "kicking down the top of the toilet that holds all the plumbing.".

Less than 24 hours before National Signing Day begins, SEC Country has the final mock South Carolina recruiting class for the 2018 haul. The Gamecocks' latest haul includes 20 signees, many of whom have already enrolled. Four spots remain, though SEC Country continues to list three public ...
It came down to money and time. A year after reviving the popular festival that fell apart with the bankruptcy of the tall ship Spirit of South Carolina, organizers have called off the fest planned for May. They weren't able to secure funding in time to draw enough ships from Tall Ships America, said Bert Rogers, ...
Amtrak blamed a freight rail operator for causing a crash on Sunday that killed two people and injured more than 100 others. One of Amtrak's passenger trains was diverted onto a side track and slammed into a parked, unmanned freight train in South Carolina. Amtrak President and Chief Executive Richard ...
8-9 a.m. Scheduled speaker is Ted Pitts, president and CEO of the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce. Topic: the 2018 Competitiveness agenda. Cuba'S economy: BB&T's Center for Public Choice & market Process and Cuba en el Horizonte hold a public lecture, "The Cuban Economy: Past and ...
CAYCE, S.C. -- An Amtrak passenger train slammed into a parked freight train on a side track in South Carolina early Sunday, killing two Amtrak employees and injuring more than 110 people, authorities said. It was the third deadly wreck involving Amtrak in less than two months. Amtrak's Silver Star was on ...
Nearly half of the 2019 South Carolina recruiting class so far is made up of offensive linemen, but there are still a few more targets left for coach Eric Wolford. Gamecocks commitments Jaylen Nichols, Mark Fox Jr. and Vincent Murphy are rated as 3-star prospects by the 247Sports composite, though Fox ...
That in a nutshell sums up how the revamped federal tax code will trickle down to South Carolina, just as accountants start to strain under their heaviest workloads of the year. The findings are courtesy of the S.C. Revenue and Fiscal Affairs Office. In a report released Tuesday, the agency estimated that the ...
COLUMBIA -- As lawmakers and political operatives gathered outside Williams-Brice Stadium in Columbia for late October tailgating, a flurry of calls diverted their attention from the University of South Carolina's impending game against Vanderbilt. Sources close to SCANA Corp. reported the board had ...
An Amtrak train traveling from New York to Miami collided with a CSX freight train early Sunday morning in Lexington County, South Carolina, killing two Amtrak personnel and injuring more than 100, according to authorities. The crash overnight Sunday caused the lead engine and some passenger cars to ...
A robust job market and higher incomes in a booming economy led more people across South Carolina than ever before to lay out money last year for what is usually the biggest purchase of their lives -- a house. Real estate transactions across the Palmetto State climbed 4.5 percent as 83,570 homes ...
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- State law enforcement agents in South Carolina are now starting to record their interviews with suspects. State Law Enforcement Division Chief Mark Keel said his agency has spent $166,000 on 14 audio-video laptop digital recorders and four stationary recording systems.
PUTNAM COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) - A man wanted for the murder of a teenager in a South Carolina park earlier this month has been arrested in Putnam County, Tennessee. The Sheriff's Office in Georgetown, South Carolina reports 19-year-old A'sharr Cox was shot and killed Jan. 21 at Oatland ...
More than two dozen South Carolina doctors have been investigated for possible sexual misconduct in the last five years, according to a newspaper review of ... The Post and Courier of Charleston reported at least 26 doctors in South Carolina have been reviewed on allegations ranging from inappropriate ...
ST. HELENA ISLAND, S.C. (AP) -- Authorities say a man was stabbed multiple times at a South Carolina campsite. The Island Packet cites a Beaufort County Sheriff's Office report that says deputies found the man with five stab wounds, scrapes and bloody knuckles on Saturday morning. He was taken from ...
The crowd at Colonial Life Arena booed Sophie Cunningham whenever she touched the ball and both sides piled up when Missouri's Kayla Michael and South Carolina's Alexis Jennings fought for a rebound and would not let go until they hit the floor. Teammates pushed in and the shoving began.
This spring/summer, Huntley plans to visit the schools that have offered, but he's also looking to venture out to programs in other parts of the country, such as Ohio State and Texas A&M. South Carolina recruiting Jordan Burch could be the top overall prospect from the 2020 class in South Carolina.
REGIONAL TRANSIT PLAN: The Berkeley-Charleston-Dorchester Council of governments holds a drop-in open house to provide information about its Regional Transit Framework Plan. 3-7 p.m. Felix C. Davis Community Center, 4800 Park Circle, North Charleston. Go to https://bcdcog.com/framework/ for ...
But the collapse of a multibillion dollar nuclear project in Fairfield County already had solar advocates eyeing an opening in South Carolina. With the latest loss at the federal level, the solar industry has turned even more focus to state governments, especially in South Carolina, which employs an estimated ...
A little more than 24 hours after 4-star defensive tackle Dennis Briggs wrapped up his official South Carolina recruiting trip, SEC Country caught up with his coach. These days, Gateway high school (Kissimmee, Fla.) coach Marlin Roberts has been busy trying to figure out how to replace his star defensive ...
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) -- A woman has been found dead in a South Carolina motel. Myrtle Beach police Capt. Joey Crosby old local media that officers were called to a motel around 1:15 a.m. Monday and found the victim. The Horry County Coroner's Office said the victim was 20-year-old Colee ...
The South Carolina treasurer told ABC15 that one in three residents is owed at least a few dollars from the state, and he's trying to give it back. During his trip to Myrtle Beach Monday, Curtis Loftis stopped by three people's homes, paperwork to give back $21,000 in hand. He invited ABC15 cameras to one ...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- The funeral for a sheriff's deputy in South Carolina shot and killed in an ambush has started with the other three officers wounded in ... 16 by Christian McCall after he ran from his York, South Carolina, home into the woods after his wife called 911 to report he was attacking her.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- A South Carolina sheriff's deputy who was killed last week in an ambush was known for walking around with a scowl most of the time. Despite his tough look, York County Det. Mike Doty had a passion for helping people, including addicts and teens who wanted to become police ...
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- The latest round of winter weather in South Carolina is causing delays for state government. ... north of Interstate 85 on Wednesday as well as to areas around Rock Hill and at least a dusting to most of the rest of northern South Carolina, according to the National Weather Service.
GREENVILLE, S.C.- South Carolina men's and women's swimming and diving earned their fourth and fifth wins of the season, respectively, on Saturday over East Carolina. The Gamecocks earned first place in every event, with the men finishing 176.5-115.5 and the women finishing 181.5-110.5 over the ...
The South Carolina Department of Transportation is warning all drivers to be aware of black ice while traveling on Wednesday night and Thursday morning. Motorists should use extreme caution, the SCDOT warned. Black ice is difficult to see and makes roads very slippery, especially bridges and ...
Nine people died from the flu in South Carolina during the second week in January, numbers published by the state health department show. This latest report brings the death total to 24 people in South Carolina from flu this season, which started in October. Most victims have been at least 65 years old.
York County Sheriff Kevin Tolson, left, and York police Chief Andy Robinson, right, speak to reporters Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, at the York County Sheriff's Office in York, S. C., about the four deputies who were shot searching for a man suspected of beating his wife who hid in the woods in South Carolina.
HEALTH UNDERWRITERS: The South Carolina Association of Health Underwriters holds its 2018 annual symposium and winter meeting. Courtyard by Marriott Downtown at USC, 630 Assembly St., Columbia, and the Columbia Conference Center, 169 Laurelhurst Ave., Columbia. Go to www.scahu.org for ...
The very future of the state's ability to provide clean and affordable energy to its residents and businesses will be significantly affected by the decisions that legislators make this year. At least one proposal from Virginia-based Dominion Energy to buy SCANA offers an imperfect deal for customers, but one ...
COLUMBIA (AP) -- An advertising firm was shooting a commercial Dec. 19 at Janet Hopkins' home in Elmwood Park, just blocks from downtown Columbia, when a crew member saw something he didn't expect. Geoff Herbert, a worker on the shoot, was taking a short walk in a vacant field across the street ...
Whenever Will Muschamp lands a commitment, the South Carolina coach drops a #SpursUp on twitter. Come to SEC Country for the latest news, notes and observations in South Carolina recruiting. For previous editions of SpursUp surveillance, check out the link.
Just in case it hasn't been cold enough, or there hasn't been enough snow to your liking thus far in 2018 in South Carolina, this week's forecast could be heart warming for winter weather lovers. That's the only thing that will be warm for the next five days, at least according to the National Weather Service ...


 

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