COLUMBIA — South Carolina senators Tuesday added a firing squad to the electric chair as alternatives if the state can't execute condemned inmates by way of lethal injection.
COLUMBIA — Two of the prosecutors named as defendants in a federal lawsuit challenging South Carolina’s new law banning most abortions have argued that a temporary restraining order halting th…
South Carolina health authorities confirmed more statewide in-school COVID-19 cases during February than any other month thus far, according to data from the S.C. Department of Health and Envi…
More than 2.7 million South Carolinians will be newly eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine next week.
An Aiken County man will serve 10 years in federal prison for involvement in a statewide methamphetamine distribution ring.
Aiken Technical College will be among several technical colleges in the state that will offer a new program designed to provide a simple path to becoming a law enforcement officer.
North Augusta native M. Rhett DeHart will serve as acting United States attorney for the District of South Carolina following the the resignation of U.S. Attorney Peter M. McCoy Jr. last week.
Two massive COVID-19 vaccination clinics will be hosted at USC Aiken this week for residents who haven't yet been able to get their shots.
South Carolina health authorities confirmed 35 COVID-19 cases and three coronavirus-related deaths in Aiken County on Sunday.
It is said that those who do not learn from history are doomed to repeat it. But what if the history is overlooked and nearly forgotten?
South Carolina health authorities confirmed 32 COVID-19 cases and two probable coronavirus-related deaths in Aiken County on Saturday.
COLUMBIA — As communities across the U.S. work toward finding ways to vaccinate the homebound against COVID-19, South Carolina’s largest hospice provider is partnering with state health offici…
Tucked into the back of the Savannah River Site Museum in downtown Aiken is an exhibit embellished with stars and charts, artistic depictions and historic photographs.
Starting Monday, last call will no longer come early for South Carolinians.
The deal to sell the old Aiken County hospital isn’t dead.
ATLANTA — Preschool and K-12 school employees, adults with intellectual disabilities and their caregivers and parents of children with complex medical conditions will be eligible for the COVID…
February was a month of activities, assignments and trivia connected to Black history for many students in Aiken County public schools.
Aiken Regional Medical Centers is loosening restrictions for visitation starting next week.
COLUMBIA — The South Carolina House gave key approval Thursday to a bill that would make sure lawmakers have a chance to change or end a prolonged state of emergency issued by the governor.
South Carolina health authorities confirmed 15 COVID-19 cases and one coronavirus-related death in Aiken County on Thursday.
COLUMBIA — Some lawmakers want to give South Carolina voters another chance to decide if they elect the education superintendent less than three years after they rejected the idea.
COLUMBIA — A small group of South Carolina lawmakers decided Wednesday to postpone voting on a proposal to create a new law specifically to handle people stealing packages from porches, even a…
COLUMBIA — The utility executive who spent billions of dollars on two South Carolina nuclear plants that never generated a single watt of power pleaded guilty to federal conspiracy charges Wednesday.
PLAINS, Ga. — Now that former President Jimmy Carter and his wife are vaccinated against COVID-19, they have returned to one of their favorite things: church.
South Carolina teachers and other essential workers could begin receiving COVID-19 vaccines in mid-March, according to South Carolina's health agency director.
The past year has thrown up plenty of obstacles for Wagener-Salley High School teachers Alex Derrick and Ethan Busbee, along with their dozens of students in the school's FFA chapter, but the …
COLUMBIA — Teachers, grocery store employees and other frontline essential workers in South Carolina could be eligible for the coronavirus vaccine in two to three weeks, the state's top health…
COLUMBIA — South Carolina is dusting off its electric chair and trying to restart executions in the state after going nearly 10 years without putting an inmate to death.
COLUMBIA — As political observers mull the future of the Republican Party following the presidency of Donald Trump, the former president is making it clear that he's going to continue to play …
Tijuana Carolina's first encounter with COVID-19 came in June 2020.
Hundreds of patients of University Health Care System were able to receive their first COVID-19 vaccine dose in Aiken on Tuesday.
Superintendent King Laurence is moving all schools in the Aiken County Public School District to the traditional five-day schedule starting March 1, according to an email sent to parents late …
COLUMBIA — Nearly 100 businesses in South Carolina announced Monday they want the state to join 47 other states across the U.S. and pass a hate crime law.
South Carolina health authorities confirmed 17 COVID-19 cases in Aiken County on Monday.
Melissa Oremus was a teenager when she found herself pregnant. She was young, worried, ashamed. She hadn’t a clue who to consult or who to reach out to for help.
More COVID-19 vaccines should be coming into South Carolina in March, according to S.C. Gov. Henry McMaster.
The number of active coronavirus cases in the thousands-strong Savannah River Site workforce has dipped below 100, a reflection of a broader downward trend in cases across South Carolina.
Dozens of COVID-19 vaccine doses were administered Thursday in Aiken, and everyone seemed excited, despite the rain outside.
South Carolina health authorities confirmed 15 COVID-19 cases in Aiken County on Wednesday.
The bill is now set to clear a final procedural hurdle on Feb. 18 and head to the desk of Republican Gov. Henry McMaster, who has repeatedly vowed to sign it, which will kick off certain legal battles.
A coalition of nuclear watchers and nonprofits is again lobbying the federal government to conduct a more rigorous environmental review of plans to produce nuclear weapon cores in South Caroli…
CHICAGO — Several historically Black colleges and universities will receive more than $650,000 in grants to preserve their campuses as part of a new initiative announced Tuesday.
COLUMBIA — South Carolina lawmakers agreed Tuesday to spend up to $208 million to bolster coronavirus vaccination efforts across the state.
Ground at USC Aiken could be broken this year for the construction of the Advanced Manufacturing Collaborative, a futuristic facility embodying a partnership between the university and the Sav…
South Carolina health authorities confirmed 38 COVID-19 cases in Aiken County on Tuesday.
South Carolinians will have a chance to ask vaccine-related questions to state officials Friday.
The South Carolina Department of Education is receiving more than $940 million from the federal Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund, state officials announced Friday.
The COVID-19 vaccine is coming to Edgefield County.
Wearing orange-tinted safety glasses, Dr. Xin Zhao parted some plastic sheeting and stepped out of a darkened Clemson University clean room, followed by his Ph.D. student, Kewei Li.
Large silver pipes that crisscross the Savannah River Site and run along many of its roadways may prompt visitors, new employees and others to ask, "What are all those huge pipes used for?"