Republican Gov. Henry McMaster is joining his challenger, Democratic state Rep. James Smith, in resuming campaigning for the governor's race.
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Shain runs The Post and Courier's team based in South Carolina's capital city. He was editor of Free Times and has been a reporter and editor for newspapers in Charlotte, Columbia and Myrtle Beach.
President Donald Trump will fly into Myrtle Beach on Wednesday morning to visit a region of South Carolina hammered by floodwaters from Hurricane Florence.
The city of Conway, on the banks of a rapidly rising Waccamaw River, plans to ask a judge to stop the state's plans to install temporary dams to keep floodwaters off U.S. 501 as evacuees return to Myrtle Beach.
Campaigning for governor was suspended as the hurricane made a beeline for the North Carolina-South Carolina coast last week.
President Donald Trump asked more than 1 million people Wednesday in the Carolinas and Virginia to listen to local authorities and evacuate fr…
The battle between Lil Wayne and Columbia concert promoters over the rapper's no-show last year is over.
The special prosecutor in the Statehouse corruption probe asked a judge Thursday to release a grand jury report "exposing vulnerabilities" in watching over South Carolina legislators while offering better ways for the General Assembly to hold politicians accountable.
A former influential South Carolina legislator already facing corruption allegations in the sweeping Statehouse probe has been indicted on charges of lying to a grand jury.
State Rep. James Smith's first ad in the S.C. governor general election, debuting this week, is a minute-long introduction in a state where less than half of voters recognize his name.
As Republican Gov. Henry McMaster and Democrat state Rep. James Smith both plan to march in the Chapin Labor Day Parade on Monday in a de facto kickoff of the campaign, here is what voters need to know about the governor's race.