Medical companies have introduced dozens of new skin substitutes for people suffering with chronic wounds. Some health care experts say skin substitutes speed healing, while others say evidence of their cost-effectiveness is lacking. One thing is clear: They can be expensive, as a retiree from Daniel Island discovered after he skinned his shin. Read moreHow a skin substitute made of pig placentas led to a $101K Medicare charge for SC retiree
There are certain moments avid outdoorsmen want to experience again and again. It might be the explosive strike of a largemouth bass hitting a topwater plug, a hooked blue marlin dancing atop the waves, or a white-tailed deer with massive antlers walking into view.
One of the most common questions in landscaping and gardening is what good soil is and where to buy it. But this is one of those questions that can be misleading as there may be plenty of products labeled as good soil but, in reality, the product purchased at the store is essentially the starting material, not the final product. This is because good soil is not bought but grown and cultivated.
Food and fun
Thousands of people fill the grounds of Boone Hall Plantation for the 39th annual Lowcountry Oyster Festival. Live music, oyster shucking and eating contests and thousands of pounds of steamed oysters kept visitors entertained.
Top-ranked South Carolina was at Alabama on Sunday.
Gene Sapakoff column: Relentless pace on offense is the key to the Cougars' 2023 success, thanks to 10 capable players and a head coach's conviction
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WHO'S WHO AT THE MURDAUGH TRIAL
Former Hampton attorney Alex Murdaugh is charged with killing his wife and son in a June 2021 double homicide that has drawn international attention and renewed scrutiny of a prominent family that wielded great wealth and influence in this rural corner of South Carolina. Read moreAlex Murdaugh indicted in double murder of wife, son
In this episode, hosts Glenn Smith and Avery Wilks discuss their recent story on Curtis “Cousin Eddie” Smith, including the revelation that the Walterboro trucker has been subpoenaed as a witness in Alex Murdaugh’s Jan. 23 double murder trial.
When a fatal boat crash dragged Alex Murdaugh’s family into the crosshairs of a criminal investigation, the wealthy Hampton lawyer hired Dick Harpootlian and Jim Griffin to defend them. The rest of the country will soon find out why. Read moreAlex Murdaugh’s defense attorneys: Who are Dick Harpootlian and Jim Griffin?
As chief prosecutor for South Carolina's state grand jury, Creighton Waters is known as a tireless investigator and legal genius with a zealous commitment to bringing justice to bad guys. Now comes his greatest test: trying next month's double-murder case against Lowcountry legal scion Alex Murdaugh. Read moreMeet Creighton Waters, the Murdaugh prosecutor whose investigations toppled an SC dynasty