University of South Carolina leaders accepted the blame for not quickly acknowledging the passing of the mother of the school's biggest donor, Darla Moore, who angrily wrote off her alma mater after the incident.
South Carolina businesses will no longer be able to pay people with disabilities less than the minimum wage under legislation approved April 8 by the Senate.
The first step was taken by lawmakers April 8 to change South Carolina liquor laws in order to attract California wine producer E&J Gallo Winery to the state. The Senate passed the proposed legislation. It now goes to the House for consideration.
A measure approved by the South Carolina House allows any adult who can legally own a gun to publicly tote it without taking a class or passing a background check, making the state's 25-year-old concealed weapon permit law moot.
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A 47-year-old South Carolina man pleaded guilty to making threatening phone calls to a former federal prosecutor over information released on the leader of the alt-right group Proud Boys.
The gunman who killed five people, including a prominent doctor in South Carolina, was former NFL pro Phillip Adams, who killed himself early Thursday, authorities said.
Columbia's vibrant arts scene, driven in recent years by multiple gallery openings, festivals and special events nearly every month, came to a standstill a year ago when COVID-19 shut the city down. While some events continue virtually and others begin returning with a modified format, some … Read more
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South Carolina's largest hospital system terminated its agreement to purchase competing hospitals in Columbia and Camden. Read more
Proposals to enhance penalties for hate crimes in South Carolina and let people publicly carry a handgun without a permit were among bills clearing a legislative deadline with five weeks left in the regular session 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
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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