South Carolina Politics
Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott hailed a new South Carolina law as a game changer in curtailing thefts of catalytic converters from vehicles, noting it resulted in an arrest within hours of taking effect
The state House approved Tuesday a proposal that would add South Carolina to a list of states calling for a convention to propose amendments to the U.S. Constitution.
South Carolina senators neared passage of the state's $10 billion spending plan Wednesday, rejecting one lawmaker's call to remove all special projects to the spending plan.
The biggest winemaker in the U.S. wants to open an East Coast bottling and distribution center in South Carolina, investing $400 million and hiring up to 500 workers.
The lawsuit, which was filed in Charleston County court on April 9, targets industry giants like Airbnb, Vrbo and FlipKey, as well as smaller short-term rental businesses operating out of South Carolina.
The former South Carolina governor and U.S. ambassador to the United Nations toured the university's campus April 12 and offered a boost of support for embattled President James Clark, saying she thinks he is the right man to lead.
Dozens of cities and counties throughout South Carolina have kept mask requirements in place even as cases decline and more people are vaccinated. The reasons range from variant strains to the numbers not yet being consistently low enough to justify relaxing rules.
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.
South Carolina election officials would need to receive confirmation from the state Senate before taking the job under a bill the chamber approved March 31, but the legislation would not expand the state's authority over counties, unlike a proposal the House passed a few weeks earlier.
South Carolina's liquor law restrictions could hold the California beverage company back from making all of the investments it has planned.
A Senate panel voted unanimously to advance the nomination of Robert Woods IV to keep him at the helm of the state's long-troubled Department of Public Safety, where he's spent nearly his entire career.
S.C. Gov. Henry McMaster fired a state agency chief on Feb. 8 and called for an investigation into whether she helped steer a $600,000 government contract to her husband’s company.
A South Carolina legislator says she "will not be intimidated or silenced" by a demand that she publicly apologize for questioning the superintendent of downtown Columbia schools during an online discussion
An ex-Richland County councilwoman accused of paying for vacations and other personal expenses with taxpayers' money has been temporarily barred from practicing law.
Gov. Henry McMaster on Wednesday nominated a 29-year veteran of South Carolina's public safety agency to take over as director, 10 months after asking him to fill in on a temporary basis
So, the South Carolina Public Service Commission invited Dominion Energy customers to tee off on the utility’s proposed rate increase last week.
Hundreds of protesters, most supporting President Donald Trump, rallied at the S.C. Statehouse on Saturday, gathering soon after a protest began by members of the Black Lives Matter movement.
On Monday, King Street businesses were boarding up their windows because they feared riots would follow the election … no matter who won.
Ballot counting across South Carolina continued overnight following record-breaking absentee voting and potentially the highest votes cast statewide in any presidential election, leaving the outcomes of many races unknown.
South Carolina residents stand in long lines to vote in one of the last days for in-person absentee voting in the 2020 general election.
A federal judge on Monday rejected a bid to stop election officials in Richland and Charleston counties from accepting assistance from a private nonprofit.
After a summer of protests that included demands from some activists to defund the police, an increasing number of South Carolina cities are indeed cutting back on spending for their local departments. But it's not for the reason those protesters were suggesting.
A lawsuit seeks to block Charleston and Richland counties from using funds from a nonprofit backed by tech titans to improve election efficiency and voter access.