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Keith Summey will no doubt go down as of one of city's most transformative leaders, but many argue that North Charleston's most vulnerable communities haven't benefited from the area's explosive economic progress. Read moreKeith Summey's 29-year reign transforms much of North Charleston, except for southern end
To be an elite defender, one has to want to play defense. Brea Beal appears to want it more than anybody in the country.
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.
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Julian Lamont Jenkins, who contended with congestive heart failure, a failing kidney, schizophrenia and drug addiction, is the latest person to die in the Charleston County jail.
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Table Rock Tea Co. in northern Pickens County grows acres of tea plants, a relative rarity in the U.S. The owners have embraced agritourism, a growing sector in South Carolina.
Although no timeline, location or cost are yet determined, Richland County is looking to build a new courthouse in downtown Columbia to address security, space and technology needs.
The last slave ship
For years, many historians said the Wanderer was the last slave ship to bring captive Africans to America. Others said the Clotilda was the last. Then, in the murky waters north of Mobile, Alabama, a reporter found an old shipwreck. What happened next reveals a timeless tale about history and distortion. Read moreInside the search for the infamous slave ship Clotilda
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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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