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South Carolina is home to the dwarf-flowered heartleaf, one of the rarest and most vulnerable plants on earth. Even so, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is trying to strip away its endangered species protections. Conservation groups are suing for documents that could explain why this is happening. Read moreFeds want to toss SC plant from 'threatened' list. FOIA docs show politics at play.
With the women's NCAA tournament down to 16 teams and several potential obstacles out of the way, South Carolina has become an even more overwhelming favorite to win a second straight national championship in the eyes of oddsmakers.
South Carolina's superior bench is soaking up knowledge during this year's NCAA Tournament run, preparing to take over for the departing senior class.
Celebrating half a century
The Flowertown Festival in Summerville is reaching its 50th anniversary this year. The festival is the YMCA's annual scholarship fundraiser, using the earnings of the festival to provide for children and families who aren't able to participate in the Y's programs or join the gym.
Around the state
Developers who plan to build a 19-story tower on a prominent downtown Greenville property expect construction to begin this fall and last more than two years.
The Zags earned a trip to the Elite Eight after a thrilling come-from-behind victory over the Bruins.
Senators approved a bill banning Chinese citizens from buying or controlling property in South Carolina after ensuring companies already doing business here can expand in the future. Read moreSC Senate passes bill banning Chinese land deals after allowing companies here to expand
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South Carolina cut down the nets last season behind her standout performances. This year? The Gamecocks star is using her photographic memory for the game to outwit defenses. Read moreYou Can Triple-Team Aliyah Boston—But You Can’t Shut Down Her Brain
Victaria Saxton's tenure at South Carolina may be ending, but her steadiness and quiet perseverance will forever remain as an example of how to approach the game. Read moreGamecocks looking to give their 'mother hen' one last championship ride
Point guard Raven Johnson is improving game-by-game as one of the Gamecocks' main weapons off the bench. Read moreGamecocks' Raven Johnson soars into starring role after lost season
Kierra Fletcher last week contributed two strong performances to the Gamecocks' run to the SEC regular-season championship. Read moreGamecocks' Kierra Fletcher embracing pressure for nation's No. 1 team
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