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?"
CHARLESTON — The International African American Museum will not just have a building in Charleston but also a traveling exhibition thanks to financial help from an international tire maker wit…
COLUMBIA — South Carolina's public health workers have been tasked with keeping the state safe for 143 years, ever since lawmakers created a health board in 1878 after a yellow fever outbreak …
The Department of Energy has authorized Battelle Savannah River Alliance to soon begin its takeover of the Savannah River National Laboratory, heralding a 120-day transition period in which cr…
State health authorities on Saturday reported 40 newly confirmed coronavirus cases in Aiken County as well as one probable virus-related death.
South Carolina health authorities confirmed 40 COVID-19 cases and one coronavirus-related death in Aiken County on Friday.
The Aiken County GOP on Thursday did not censure S.C. Republican Sens. Lindsey Graham and Tim Scott for supporting the certification of the November election results.
With the COVID-19 pandemic keeping Americans at home, the American Heart Association, the leading voluntary health organization focused on heart and brain health for all, is embracing the new …
The pandemic has made everything a bit trickier – tax filing season is no exception.
Windsor played host to a COVID-19 vaccination clinic Thursday and locals were pleased with the results.
With South Carolina health authorities confirming 84 coronavirus-related deaths Thursday, the state crossed the 7,000 mark.
An Aiken area business leader is on the 2021 list of North America’s Top 50 Economic Developers compiled by Consultant Connect.
The killing and harvesting, which the Woodside Property Owners Association set aside tens of thousands of dollars for, is cleared to continue overnight, Sunday through Thursday, until Feb. 25.
The debate over who should be able to get the COVID-19 vaccine first rolls on.
As a member of the incoming Savannah River National Laboratory management team, the University of South Carolina is pitching itself as a recruitment magnate, capable of using its existing cont…
Kathleen Hicks, confirmed as the deputy secretary of defense Monday, recently pledged to support a review of the nation's nuclear modernization programs, including plutonium pit production.
COLUMBIA — The South Carolina Senate voted unanimously on Tuesday for a proposal that would make all teachers and other critical school staff – along with daycare workers – eligible for the co…
South Carolina health authorities confirmed 47 COVID-19 cases in Aiken County on Tuesday.
Windsor residents will have their own COVID-19 vaccination clinic on Thursday.
When Dr. Stanley Fineman started as an allergist in Atlanta, he told patients they should start taking their medications and prepare for the drippy, sneezy onslaught of pollen season around St…
North Augusta’s Republican primary is Tuesday, during which voters will narrow down the pool of candidates for both North Augusta City Council and mayor before the municipal election in April.
The Aiken County Republican Party is scheduled this week to consider a resolution reprimanding U.S. Sens. Lindsey Graham and Tim Scott for supporting the certification of the 2020 presidential…
Plans to replace a nearly 90-year-old bridge on S.C. Highway 302 have been approved by state authorities with construction planned to begin in early spring this year.