The State Fair and Richland County Sheriff's Department say no shots were fired, though the fair closed an hour early at 11 p.m. "in an abundance of caution," event leaders said.
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Andy 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.
University of South Carolina's accreditors will consider whether to sanction the school for Gov. Henry McMaster's role in pushing to hire former West Point Superintendent Bob Caslen.
The upcoming S.C. Supreme Court hearing on former lawmaker Rick Quinn's Statehouse corruption case is not really about Rick Quinn. In what sounds like a man arguing with himself, prosecutor David Pascoe is appealing the plea deal he struck with the state representative from Lexington.
Former Vice President Joe Biden remains the runaway front-runner in South Carolina's 2020 Democratic presidential primary with Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren a distant second choice, a new poll finds. That's good news for Biden who has seen his lead shrink in other early-voting states.
University of South Carolina leaders told accreditors worried about political influence in the search for a new president that the state's largest college took proper steps in hiring former West Point superintendent Bob Caslen, but that it is looking for ways to improve.
A mass shooting at a South Carolina bar left two people dead and eight injured early Saturday in the community south of Charlotte.
At least twice while searching for a new president, enough USC trustees gathered to require public notification but they met in secret — including a trip to visit their favored candidate in Florida.
Nikki Haley, the daughter of Indian immigrants who would became South Carolina governor and United Nations ambassador, will make stops in Charleston and Spartanburg as well as religious community hubs on a national tour for her new memoir, "With All Due Respect."
The Columbia airport advertises at University of South Carolina sporting events. This photo shows an ad on the video board at Williams-Brice S…
The governor and his chief of staff Trey Walker were kept posted on projected vote counts and worked on strategies to win more positive media attention for former West Point chief Bob Caslen, who had come under attack for making statements some considered insensitive and lacking enough academic experience despite leading West Point.