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The South Carolina Department of Public Safety released the dashboard camera footage of the teen who was caught driving erratically from one county ... 18-year-old Carter Kendall was seen weaving in and out of traffic, including driving in the median, along I-77 from Fairfield County to Richland ...
HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) -- Authorities have recovered a dozen dead dogs from a South Carolina home. The Island Packet of Hilton Head reports that Beaufort County sheriff's deputies went to a Hilton Head Island home on Tuesday afternoon after a call about dead animals. Beaufort ...

"We are excited to begin the initial phase of our business strategy, and we are extremely thankful to the people of Walterboro, Colleton County and South Carolina for embracing us. Aviation is a team sport, and it will take all of us to build a fully-integrated general aviation business that addresses the ...
There were 30 drugs classified as opioids in South Carolina that year. The pills dispensed figure is down from 325,424,300 in 2016. More opioid pills were dispensed in Greenville and Spartanburg counties than any other county in the state that year. Between the two counties, nearly 55 million pills ...
Lexington County is South Carolina's second most paycheck friendly county, according to a report from New York-based SmartAsset, a financial technology company. SmartAsset determined paycheck friendliness by looking at taxes, purchasing power, unemployment and income growth. Lexington ...

U.S. Magistrate Judge Shiva Hodges set bond for 13 of the defendants at $50,000. Hodges set bond at $100,000 for Sharon Johnson Breeland, who faces the most serious charges of those who appeared in court Wednesday. Each of the defendants is being held at a detention facility in Lexington County. prison
A 51-year-old South Carolina man was sentenced to 25 years in prison Tuesday for sexually assaulting three minors, including two family members. John Kruger pleaded guilty Jan. 23 to four counts of sexual battery, third-degree felonies, and one count of unlawful sexual contact, also a third-degree felony.
COLUMBIA -- South Carolina's medium and maximum security prisons are in a "lock down" after seven inmates were brutally murdered during a riot at a correctional facility in Lee County Sunday night. Bryan Stirling, the director of the Deparment of Corrections, said Tuesday that more than 20,000 ...
That market includes Greenville and Pickens counties. ___. Information from: The Greenville News, http://www.greenvillenews.com. Copyright 2018 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Tags: South ...
Dowling and Gwozdz also said the subpoenas are asking for information related to Hite Associates, a North Carolina-based architecture firm that had never done design work for any South Carolina school district prior to the Bluffton projects but had previously worked with Moss when he was superintendent ...
Tim Winslow, deputy council for the South Carolina Association of Counties, said any County Council has the ability to fund the activities of the "executive branch" of government, including those of an elected Treasurer. Jones' lawsuit attacks those checks and balances, he said. "If the executive branch can ...
One person is in critical condition and two children were airlifted to The Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC), Hardee said. There were 11 people in the car. This is the deadliest single vehicle crash in Darlington County in more than 20 years, according to Hardee. The driver was not wearing a seatbelt and was ...
"Second only to Charleston as the oldest city in South Carolina, Beaufort is also well known for its wealth of antebellum homes, along with so many other historical sites that its entire 304-acre central Historic District is both a National Historic Landmark and on the National Register of Historic Places," CBS ...
Woman in Labor Among the Dead in South Carolina Wreck. Authorities say a woman in labor and her unborn baby were ... Darlington County Coroner Todd Hardee said 28-year-old Chikari Douglas-Rouse was in labor and trying to get to the hospital. Troopers say the 2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer ran off the ...
Seven arrested in Brunswick County drug sweeps .... According to a news release from the Brunswick County Sheriff's Office, Bragg had purchased drugs in the Little River area of South Carolina and crossed into Brunswick County to sell them. Warrants indicate Bragg had 4.2 grams of heroin and 2.8 ...
“Zeus has been a friend to South Carolina for decades, and we're grateful for the continued commitment they're showing to our people and the Calhoun County community by investing and creating more than 350 jobs there,” said Gov. Henry McMaster. The expansion will occur approximately two miles ...

27, 2018. South Carolina DHEC released a map showing the number of cases per 100,000 people for each South Carolina county. Photo courtesy of scdhec.gov ... There are only four counties in South Carolina with fewer than 75 cases per 100,000 people. State health officials report 38 more people died ...
Part of Carowinds Boulevard will be renamed to honor York County Sheriff's Det. Mike Doty on Friday. Doty died Jan. 17 after he and three other officers were shot and wounded Jan. 16 as they searched for a domestic violence suspect. The ceremony for the "Detective Mike Doty Memorial Highway" is set for Friday at 11 ...
Michael Walter, 58, died as a result of injuries from a two-vehicle crash on Ocean Highway in Pawleys Island, South Carolina. ... May man died as a result of injuries Sunday after a two-vehicle crash while on a golfing vacation in South Carolina, Georgetown County Deputy Coroner Chase Ridgeway said.
ECONOMIC FORECAST: The Greater Summerville/Dorchester County Chamber of Commerce holds its annual economic forecast. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Summerville Presbyterian Church, 407 S. Laurel St., Summerville. Scheduled speaker is economist Steve Slifer, owner of NumberNomics. $45 for members; $70 ...
A problem in Aiken County, and South Carolina as a whole, is food stamp fraud. The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, is the program formerly known as food stamps - it is a federal nutrition program that offers nutrition assistance to millions of eligible, low-income individuals and ...
YORK COUNTY, S.C. - Thousands of people across the Carolinas will attend a memorial service Monday for York County Det. Mike Doty, who ... Doty died Wednesday, a day after investigators said he and three other officers were ambushed following a domestic violence call in York County. Det. Mike Doty.
When South Carolina radically altered the way real estate is taxed, the focus was on homeowners, but changes effective in 2007 and 2012 have also taken billions of dollars worth of commercial property off the tax rolls across the state. In Charleston County, for example, real estate worth more than $3.6 ...
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — State health officials say nine people have died from the flu in South Carolina in the past week. The Department of Health and Environmental Control said the deaths during the second week of January mean that two dozen people have died from influenza this season, which ...
To expand its operations in Horry County, Laudisi will lease an existing building near their existing facility in the Longs, South Carolina area. Laudisi will hire a variety of production, distribution, support services, and customer support positions. Laudisi Enterprises, a manufacturer, distributor, and retailer of ...
CAYCE, S.C. (WCBD) – SCANA Corporation and its subsidiaries paid South Carolina counties more than $209 million in property taxes for property assessed in 2017. ... Lexington County received the largest payment, more than $41.8 million, followed by Richland County with more than $40.3 million.
DARLINGTON, SC (WBTW) - A single-vehicle crash in Darlington County leaves five people dead, including one unborn child, and multiple others ... The vehicle carrying eleven people was traveling east and at some point left the road and overturned, according to the South Carolina Highway Patrol.
The former chief financial officer of a South Carolina school district has pleaded guilty to 20 federal charges involving embezzlement, money laundering and ... U.S. Attorney Beth Drake said in a news release that 61-year-old Brantley Thomas of Hanahan was the CFO of the Berkeley County School District.
VANCOUVER, Wash. (KOIN) – A 23-year-old man from South Carolina is charged with first-degree assault after fighting with a deputy and then ramming another deputy's patrol car. The Clark County Sheriff's Office says this all unfolded early Monday just before 1 a.m. when a deputy stopped after coming ...
YORK, S.C. — Four law enforcement officers, including three SWAT team members, were shot and wounded as they searched for a domestic violence suspect in South Carolina, authorities said Tuesday. One of them was in "very critical" condition, said York County Sheriff's spokesman Trent Faris, who ...
Sheriff's Detective Michael R. Doty died of his injuries, York County Sheriff Kevin Tolson said on the department's Facebook page. A man shot the four officers early Tuesday near a South Carolina home, a sheriff's spokesman said, after deputies were called there for a complaint of domestic violence.
AT&T launched fixed wireless in the state in June under its commitment to the FCC Connect America Fund. The service was previously available in five counties. "AT&T is a fantastic corporate partner to South Carolina, and its commitment to providing equal access to high-speed internet for people in every ...
Several years ago this news site's founding editor Will Folks moved his family and his businesses out of Richland County, South Carolina. He hasn't regretted that move … Corruption and incompetence runs rampant in Richland County – and its seat, the state capital of Columbia, S.C.. We noted as much in ...
The South Carolina Association of Counties (SCAC) is pleased to announce its annual Board of Directors Scholarship Program. This program awards $2,500 scholarships on an annual basis to graduating high school seniors who are residents of counties chosen by lot by the association. Since Charleston ...
"Corning is maturing into one of the signature employers in North Carolina," Boyd says, noting that the location of the jobs announcement – at Edgecombe County Community College – was no coincidence. "This really comes down to workforce training ... Corning has a presence in Aiken, South Carolina.
The alleged offenses occurred in Aiken, McCormick and Anderson counties between June 2013 and Dec. ... In McCormick County, Byrd is accused of practicing law or "soliciting the legal causes of " two South Carolina Department of Corrections inmates, though Byrd is not a member of the state bar or ...
... and other stolen property were recently recovered from a South Carolina home. As part of a Nov. 17 search at a residence in McBee, four stolen pistols, five rifles, various ammunition, 16 oxycodone pills and various stolen property were recovered, according to the Darlington County Sheriff's Office which ...
Buffers should be “strategically implemented,” limited largely to areas along 15 roads designated as scenic corridors, the Building Industry Association of Central South Carolina told county officials in a recent report. Flexibility for terrain should be allowed, with a fence or wall permitted sometimes instead of ...
... and that's something that the state of South Carolina is honing in on," she said. Students like Sarah Vicini and Christopher Johnson have undergraduate degrees in other subjects. They'll be the first to get their master's degrees in education through the program--teaching and living in Georgetown County.
A funeral has been arranged for a South Carolina police officer, and Marine veteran, who was killed while on duty Friday. Cpl. James Eric ... 13 at Saluda Baptist Church, according to the Lexington County Sheriff's Department, updating the venue from what had been listed in Chapman's obituary. He will be ...
LIBERTY, SC (WSPA) – Four people are under arrest in Pickens County after deputies say they attacked a mother near her driveway and abducted her toddler. The adult victim is related to or acquaintances with all four suspects according to the sheriff's office. The incident was reported around 9:00 p.m. ...
EDGEFIELD, S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) -- A South Carolina community is in mourning after Johnston Police Officer James Chapman died in a car crash Friday night. Friends and family are mourning Chapman's death not just for his service to the county, but also to his country. Cars make their way along Highway ...
This photo made available by the Spartanburg, S.C., County Sheriff's Office shows Todd Kohlhepp of Moore, S.C. Kohlhepp was arrested Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016. ... A South Carolina man convicted of killing seven people says he has more victims who have not been discovered. WATCH: Police rescue ...
“I think if people are informed, it makes economic sense to them." He said school impact fees would make sense only in high-growth areas. In particular, DuBose said, Charleston, Berkeley, Dorchester, Horry and Lexington counties. “We need to do a lot more research on it," said Charleston County School ...
For example, 80 percent of the median income for a 4-person family is $55,050 in Charleston County, but just $36,700 in Jasper County. The Safe Home website has a calculator to figure out potential grant awards. The South Carolina income tax credits associated with home fortification measures are worth ...
The snow is still falling in northwestern South Carolina, according to the National Weather Service in Greenville, and it should continue into at least Saturday afternoon. Roads are still very drivable ... In Georgia, spots in Rabun County, which sits at the northwestern most tip of South Carolina, saw 13 inches.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster wants to fire the chairman of the state-owned utility involved in a failed nuclear project that has cost billions of dollars, but the chairman calls the letter “completely false.” McMaster sent a letter Friday to Santee Cooper board chairman Leighton ...
The weather service has now placed South Carolina's mountains under a winter storm warning, with the counties along I-85 over to York County under a winter weather advisory. Traffic was slowing down, but no serious wrecks or power outages have been reported. Some winter weather is possible this ...
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster wants to fire the chairman of the state-owned utility involved in a failed nuclear project that has cost billions of dollars, but the chairman calls the letter “completely false.” McMaster sent a letter Friday to Santee Cooper board chairman Leighton ...


 

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