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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.
GREENVILLE, S.C. - South Carolina won its fourth straight game by defeating Furman 10-2 on Tuesday night at Fluor Field. The Gamecocks scored in the first inning thanks to an RBI single by Jonah Bride. Madison Stokes gave USC a 2-0 lead after a solo home run in the 3rd inning, his 7th of the season.

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Investing in a modern energy system that makes use of South Carolina's plentiful renewable resources will make our electric grid more secure and our state more competitive. For the good of consumers, our vulnerable populations and our national security, it's important that lawmakers find another way to ...
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NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A man has been arrested in the stabbing death of his estranged girlfriend in South Carolina. North Charleston police told local media outlets Monday that 40-year-old Terry Darnell Kelly Jr. of St. George has been charged with murder and possession of a weapon during ...

South Carolina is parting ways with reserve guard Rakym Felder, coach Frank Martin said in a statement Monday morning. The decision ends a rocky relationship that has spanned the last two years. Felder was suspended indefinitely from the program last summer after a couple incidents, including an ...
South Carolina's governor announces he's taking "emergency" action to make the state's prisons safer following last weeks' deadly rioting. ... COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina's governor announced Monday he's taking "emergency" action in hopes of making state prisons safer following last weeks' ...
A former South Carolina boys basketball coach who led his team to a state final has now filed suit claiming he was pushed out because he reported cases of administrators changing grades of students, covering up claims of sexual harassment and misusing government funds. As reported by The State, the ...
They are raising the money to outfit all South Carolina first responders with an active shooter vest. Yesterday it was a site becoming too familiar. Dozens of first responders rushing in after a shooting in a Florida high school. Luckily this one ended without any deaths. But, it raises concerns across the country ...
The legal onslaught against Facebook is gaining steam, and a South Carolina litigant is in the thick of it. The social media colossus is facing more than a dozen lawsuits for its role in the Cambridge Analytica scandal, which involves misappropriated personal data from at least 87 million Facebook accounts.
It marked the deadliest episode of prison violence in South Carolina's modern history and likely the worst the nation as a whole has seen in a quarter century. Corrections Director Bryan Stirling said he is deeply troubled by the loss of life. But he stands by officers' decision to follow policy and retreat from the ...
In South Carolina, ransomware attacks have struck multiple local governments and school districts, and even the Spartanburg County Public Library. Dorchester School District 2 paid a ransom in 2017, as did Horry County Schools a year earlier. As is typical in ransomware attacks, the disruption was great ...
But what would instead play out between Leysath, who is deaf, and Columbia police would later draw scrutiny from the U.S. Department of Justice and eventually serve as a lesson for South Carolina law enforcement on improving communication with the deaf and hard of hearing. Leysath, a 53-year-old ...
Unexploded bombs, poison gas and barrels of radioactive waste — hundreds of thousands of tons of it — litter the sea bottom off South Carolina. Detonating or setting any of it loose might be the unacknowledged threat from seismic blasts and oil-drilling pursuits being considered for offshore. Where did it ...
South Carolina is officially on the hunt for a new utility watchdog, searching for an attorney with an eye for utility regulations and the chops to unwind one of the biggest financial crises in state history. There won't be much of a warm-up period, either: The state is on the verge of making a handful of critical ...
South Carolina lawmakers are proposing a ban on the sale of energy drinks to minors after a deadly incident linked to high amounts of caffeine. Since 2012, it's estimated that at least 2,200 Americans under 19 became ill after having an energy drink. Last April, Davis Cripe, a 16-year-old sophomore, ...

A smaller viewing platform on the west side of Sassafras, erected in 2010 by Clemson University architectural students, will remain open, along with the parking lot next to the platform. That overlook provides a view primarily to the west and south, looking out onto the mountains of South Carolina, Georgia ...
A South Carolina neighborhood is still in turmoil three months after something went wrong with one part of the local electricity distribution network. ... South Carolina Electric & Gas spokesman Paul Fischer says the lengthy cleanup is unusual, and the cleanup involves digging underground and restoring a ...
The 2019 South Carolina recruiting class still has nine members. This week, the Gamecocks dropped to No. 10 in the national rankings. A week ago, South Carolina reached No. 6 in the 247Sports composite's national rankings. Latest news. The latest from 2019 LB Derek Boykins · The latest from 4-star DT ...
COLUMBIA — South Carolina senators used the state's $8 billion budget Thursday to give new life to two stalled bills that define anti-Semitism and require the state to certify local governments are enforcing federal immigration laws and not creating so-called sanctuary cities. Inserting the language into the ...
About 1,000 infants every year in South Carolina are born at what is considered a "very low birthweight," or 3 pounds, 3 ounces and lighter. Dr. Sarah Taylor, director of the Mother's Milk Bank of South Carolina, told the Medical University of South Carolina's Board of Trustees recently how donated milk ...
Clair Craver Johnson suffered from bipolar disorder, depression and episodes of mania when doctors at the Medical University of South Carolina started treating her with what was once called "shock treatment" in 2003. During 86 sessions over five years, Johnson was put under general anesthesia as ...
A 23-year-old who attends St. Augustine University was among those injured after shots were fired in an area known for nightlife in Columbia, South Carolina, police say. Local media report the shooting occurred about 2 a.m. Sunday in Five Points. The three male victims, all in their early 20s, were being ...
Criminal defendants in South Carolina could face stricter requirements when applying for a public defender under a bill proposed by two York County Republicans. It would mandate that screenings for indigency, a person's lack of ability to pay, be done by the S.C. Department of Probation, Parole and ...
Don't try to read too much into this week's Pennsylvania congressional win by a Democrat in a Republican district as being applicable to South Carolina later this year. A major factor in Democratic pickups in Pennsylvania — and the recent U.S. Senate race in Alabama — is that they came in special ...
Charleston posts a $1.61 per-square-foot price, enough for a 930-square-foot apartment at $1,500 a month, which is the steepest price per square foot of eight local communities locally and among 34 cities and towns surveyed in South Carolina. Mount Pleasant placed second at $1.37 a square foot, or an ...
Listeners probably didn't pick up on it, but a major radio station owner in South Carolina made an important programming note last week: In an off-air move, iHeartMedia Inc. filed for bankruptcy protection as it seeks to cure the pounding financial hangover it's been living with for the better part of a decade.
From 2008 to 2017, patents granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office that have at least one inventor living in South Carolina outpaced the national trend. South Carolina had on average 9 percent more patents granted year over year, while the United States, in the same time period, ...
This March 15, 2018 photo provided by the Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office shows Christian McCall at the Mecklenburg County jail in North Carolina. McCall, a banker suspected of killing a police officer and wounding three others after a domestic dispute two months ago, spent eight years in the Army ...
Gov. Henry McMaster talks about meeting a student survivor of the 2016 Townville Elementary School shooting and what is needed in the wake of such incidents. Tim Smith. 636549904094644027-Unknown-3.jpeg Buy Photo. A Simpsonville Police Department vehicle is parked on the campus of Hillcrest ...
The agency's mission is marketing South Carolina goods, not policing companies using the branding. While there's a thorough initial vetting process before food producers can get on the list, program director Ansley Turnblad said, there's no regular oversight afterwards to make sure companies using the ...
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.
A national physical therapy chain with nearly two dozen South Carolina clinics said its employee email system was hacked earlier this year, exposing personal information about an undetermined number of patients. ATI Holdings said it recently learned about the breach and that “one or more" of the affected ...
But schools in South Carolina aren't necessarily the soft targets some might imagine them to be: They've already added many layers of security that have become part of daily life for students and teachers. Georgetown County schools have owned metal detectors for years and routinely use them to screen ...
COLUMBIA — With two Chinese manufacturers building plants in the Midlands, it's an opportunity for the state to attract more business as the country continues to invest its huge capital overseas, according to a University of South Carolina economist. Chinese investors are looking carefully around the ...
Al Sharpton on Sunday slammed Republican South Carolina governor candidate Catherine Templeton for her comments on the campaign trail about her family's ties to the Confederacy. During his weekly "Gotcha" segment on MSNBC's "Politics Nation," Sharpton criticized Templeton for speaking fondly of ...
A lack of court reporters in South Carolina — trained stenographers who transcribe verbatim records of proceedings — is causing last-minute cancellations of hearings ranging from divorces to criminal pleas. To officials and observers, this means time wasted, taxpayer money lost and added stress on ...
At the very least, South Carolina can say that its schools found weapons on their campuses 1,089 times in the past three school years, while the types of weapons found were seldom guns. But those figures come courtesy of the controversial Persistently Dangerous Schools Report, an annual rundown of ...


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