The $25 million Continuum provides students and adults in the poor, rural Pee Dee access to college courses and workforce training in classrooms that use the latest equipment and technology. Lawmakers say they're excited about the new opportunities the Continuum will provide Pee Dee students and think replicating it could be part of the answer for boosting other struggling, rural regions of the state.
S.C. Attorney General Alan Wilson sued the nation's largest drug shipment companies Thursday, accusing the massive corporations of feeding an ongoing opioid crisis in the state.
The official website for the SCE&G class-action lawsuit is warning South Carolina residents to beware of a scam.
The former state transportation commissioner charged last week with soliciting a prostitute was arrested as part of a multi-agency internet sting that sought to catch "johns" and child predators, which also netted a deputy
The state DOT board will consider removing John Hardee's name from the Columbia airport roadway following the former commissioner's guilty plea to obstruction and subsequent arrest last week on the charge of soliciting a prostitute
The more Mark Sanford warns us about looming dark days, the more he sounds like The Dark Knight.
A 16-year-old white male expelled from a private Catholic school for racist videos faces prosecution under a one-year-old law that some legislators are working to strengthen.
A former state Department of Transportation commissioner was charged Thursday with soliciting a prostitute, one day after avoiding prison for obstructing a federal bribery investigation.
John Hardee, a former South Carolina transportation commissioner, avoided a federal prison sentence this week but could face new charges from the state.
Gov. Henry McMaster has hired the longtime director of South Carolina's education oversight agency to help advance ideas that will transform the state's lagging public schools
South Carolina's utility regulators reversed course on Wednesday, terminating a contract with a consulting firm with deep ties to some of the country's largest power providers.
A former Department of Transportation commissioner is sentenced to 18 months of probation for telling a client to delete emails amid a federal corruption investigation
The solar industry and several environmental organizations want South Carolina's utility regulators to drop a consulting firm with deep ties to the state's largest investor-owned utilities.
The Attorney General's Office issued an opinion regarding raw hemp to the State Law Enforcement Division, sending shock waves through the state's hemp community.
At the S.C. GOP's 52nd annual Silver Elephant fundraising gala, Mulvaney pointed to low unemployment numbers as evidence that deregulation and Trump's tax cuts are having a positive impact on the economy.
South Carolina's utility regulators hired a consultant with deep ties to Duke Energy and other investor-owned power companies, creating concerns among lawmakers and people who operate in the state's solar industry.
Gov. Henry McMaster has formed a massive committee to raise awareness about the 2020 census. The list of 55 groups could grow.
Your SCE&G settlement check is on the way. Don't spend it all in one place, South Carolina.
South Carolina's State Law Enforcement Division is on track to replace a helicopter that crashed in Dorchester County last month after a panel of state lawmakers approved the agency's $2 million request Tuesday.
Some of the state's three-decade-old school buses will come off the road after South Carolina's education agency receives $7.9 million from a huge automaker settlement.
South Carolina's tiniest school districts are making plans to merge, driven by incentive money dangled through the state budget and worries that legislators could force them to consolidate later without the aid
Anyone looking for steady work that pays well should apply to the South Carolina Department of Corrections ... as a defense attorney.
Nikki Haley fans were no doubt thrilled to learn she is now one of America’s top 10 most admired women.
The state Legislature has considered banning common law marriage several times but the measure was held up by senators from rural counties where the practice is more common.
The 80,600 SC tax filers who saved a year's worth of their gas fill-ups and maintenance receipts got back about $24 each.
According to the memo, the FBI recorded phone calls and meetings between Hardee and the confidential witness.
Just when he’d reached the peak of his popularity among Republican primary voters, practically assuring himself of another term, our senior senator had to mouth off and sound all reasonable.
So, when President Donald Trump made Nikki Haley an offer she couldn’t refuse, he may have been settling some family business.
Legislators must approve 'bold' ways to intervene in South Carolina's K-12 chronically failing schools when local officials can't get the job done, the state Senate Education chairman said Monday.
Republicans are already lining up to challenge congressman Joe Cunningham, apoplectic that they lost the 1st District seat last year to a Democrat.
Williamsburg County supervisor warns an unbalanced budget requires her to make major cuts to keep the county out of bankruptcy.
The state budget that takes effect Monday spends tens of millions of dollars on local parks, festivals, law enforcement agencies and historic buildings. Which ones? Even most legislators don't know
State Sen. Gerald Malloy recently suggested it’s time for voters to decide whether South Carolina is finally game for casinos.
Nikki Haley was in Jerusalem this week, attending a conference on U.S.-Israel relations, visiting the Western Wall — and polishing her image as a world leader.
Meanwhile, 6,000 miles away, other folks were doing their best to make her one.
The decision effectively leaves in place the status quo in South Carolina, where state lawmakers redraw legislative district maps every 10 years.
South Carolina Democrats feel pretty good about this past weekend.
Senators approved Tuesday making former Rep. Mike Pitts a Laurens County judge, several months after he withdrew his bid to lead the state's land preservation agency
State legislators restore $2.7 million to the budget to sink historic submarine off South Carolina's shores to create an artificial reef.
South Carolina lawmakers will head back to the Statehouse on Tuesday for one more time in 2019 to take up Gov. Henry McMaster's limited vetoes of the $9 billion state budget.
Some Charleston parents are less than thrilled that the school district asks local clergy to bless its sex education curriculum.
Poor Lindsey Graham.
Republican House leaders are asking South Carolina's 82 teachers of the year for their ideas on improving education as legislators gear up for next year's efforts to revamp the K-12 system.
Some prisoners in South Carolina are training to work with professional corrections staff to be "on the front line" of inmate suicide prevention.
"What a great day for us, what a great day for South Carolina," said Rock Hill Mayor John Gettys. "Today we get to celebrate the biggest economic development project in Rock Hill and York County's history."
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services had granted Gov. Henry McMaster’s request for a waiver allowing faith-based foster care agencies in the state to refuse families who do not follow their religious beliefs.
Gov. Henry McMaster slashed more than $40 million out of South Carolina's annual spending plan Wednesday, cutting out grants set aside for parks, sports marketing and local law enforcement and eliminating $2.7 million to pay for an aging submarine to be sunk off South Carolina's coast.
A man who applied to oversee South Carolina’s colleges and universities was recently grilled by state officials about his views on … the Confederacy.
Wesley Donehue apparently doesn't know his retail clientele very well.
Amid a growing wave of legislation across the country restricting access to abortions, hundreds of abortion rights supporters rallied Tuesday outside the South Carolina Statehouse as part of a nationwide effort to push back.
DeBordieu Colony, a wealthy enclave in Georgetown County, has tried several workarounds to reconstruct a timber bulkhead built in 1982, but its efforts have been beaten back by challenges from environmentalists.
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