The Midlands fastest growing county has enacted a temporary moratorium on new residential subdivisions in its latest attempt to slow development while it determines how to handle issues associated with its rising population.
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South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson is among 22 top state lawyers opposing statehood for Washington, D.C., saying it would be unconstitutional based on the Founding Fathers' position on the matter.
Fresh off an election cycle in which South Carolina Democrats raised millions of dollars but still lost a U.S. Senate race by double digits, their first challenge will be convincing donors and voters not to give up on the Palmetto State.
South Carolina is buying 235 propane-fueled school buses with $23.6 million remaining from a huge automaker settlement, bringing what was long the nation's oldest fleet to an average age of just 5 years old.
The on-campus Apple store in Columbia, open to those with a connection to USC, is expected to be in business soon.
Three Richland County women face felony charges in a scheme state authorities say bilked a cable company of more than $700,000 in services and equipment.
Gov. Henry McMaster got gifts last year from Kiss, Oprah Winfrey, a car wash kingpin and some who won appointments with the governor's help.
Imagine 40 pounds of chicken, roughly 215 individual wings, in their pink-white, bumpy skin and pearly bone glory, waiting to be heated and their fat rendered. That amount of wings, in restaurant lingo, is known as a case. Read more
After a brief restart last fall, the nation’s oldest continuously operating community theater is back in action again. Read more
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The Midlands fastest growing county has enacted a temporary moratorium on new residential subdivisions in its latest attempt to slow development while it determines how to handle issues associated with its rising population. Read more
Fresh off an election cycle in which South Carolina Democrats raised millions of dollars but still lost a U.S. Senate race by double digits, their first challenge will be convincing donors and voters not to give up on the Palmetto State. Read more
The SC House vote on Wednesday inviting all South Carolinians to proudly pack a handgun on their hip — no training required, background check demanded or questions asked — was driven by the idea that it’s time to take back our Second Amendment rights from a government that has been steadily chipping away at them. A 25-year history of SC gun laws tells a different story. Read more
I wish we would've listened to DMX more. Not just listening to the New York rapper’s music, but hearing him when we gave us a front-row seat to his anguish. Read more
There are many political battles that divide us. But I’ll be damned if I can see why medical marijuana is one of them. Read more
SC Education Superintendent Molly Spearman says that the Biden administration's refusal to let South Carolina skip a second year of standardized testing means “educators and students will be forced to spend an inordinate amount of time preparing, administering, and taking tests whose results won't be known for months, when they should be focused closing academic gaps and addressing the social and emotional needs of our students.” So here's a crazy idea: Let's skip the endless preparation, stop stressing out the students and return the tests to their original purpose. Read more