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Boseman honored as a hometown hero in native South Carolina

ANDERSON (AP) - Chadwick Boseman was remembered as a hometown hero who brought a sense of pride to his native Anderson, South Carolina. The city paid tribute to Boseman in a public memorial on Thursday evening. The actor, who became widely … more

Furman suspends fraternity for at least 4 years after parties spread coronavirus

FURMAN (AP) - A fraternity at a South Carolina university has been suspended for at least four years after it hosted a pair of parties that led to the spread of the coronavirus. In a statement, Furman University said Kappa Alpha held parties at … more

Richland County Sheriff Lott: Deputy fired after camera footage shows excessive force

COLUMBIA (AP) - A deputy in South Carolina has been fired and charged with assault after body camera footage showed he yanked a woman to the ground by her hair, a sheriff said Wednesday. Kyle Oliver, 29, reported using force on Jan. 7, but what … more

Vision tests required to renew driver's licenses

COLUMBIA (AP) - South Carolina residents looking to renew their driver's license will face changes in the requirements beginning in October. Starting on Oct. 1, drivers must provide vision test results to renew any type of license, Department of … more

1,500 agribusiness jobs coming to S.C.

By MEG KINNARD The Associated Press COLUMBIA - More than 1,500 agribusiness jobs are coming to a rural pocket of South Carolina in what officials are calling the largest such investment in the country that's part of an opportunity … more

S.C. Senate approves no-excuse absentee voting for everyone

By JEFFREY COLLINS The Associated Press COLUMBIA - The South Carolina Senate agreed on Wednesday to allow all voters in the state to cast absentee ballots because of the COVID-19 pandemic but rejected a proposal by Democrats to allow ballots … more

S.C. jobless to get $300 more in each check

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S.C. Senate OKs no-excuse absentee voting; rejects drop boxes

COLUMBIA — The South Carolina Senate agreed on Wednesday to allow all voters in the state to cast absentee ballots because of the COVID-19 pandemic but rejected a proposal by Democrats to allow … more

White S.C. officer fired over racial slur

COLUMBIA (AP) - A police officer in South Carolina's capital city was fired Monday, two days after videos were posted on social media showing him saying a racial slur during a confrontation outside a bar. A disciplinary panel unanimously agreed … more

COVID-19 downturn eating away S.C. budget estimates

COLUMBIA - A cautious group of economists decided Monday to cut the amount of taxes, fees and other revenues South Carolina expects to collect this budget year by about $52 million in large part because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Before the … more

Feds to pay South Carolina $600M in plutonium removal deal

COLUMBIA (AP) — After years of legal disputes, officials with the U.S. Department of Energy and South Carolina have inked a $600 million settlement over the storage of plutonium at a former … more

2020 Democratic candidates aim to bring messages into rural America

DENMARK - Deanna Miller Berry doesn't often see presidential candidates. So when New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker recently came to Bamberg County, South Carolina, she was primed to unload about a contaminated water system. "What is your plan to fix … more
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