Mick Mulvaney, a former South Carolina congressman who has become a crucial part of the Trump administration, was named acting White House chief of staff late Friday.
Columbia Bureau Chief
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.
Firefighters in Columbia battled a blaze at the Babcock Building, the red-domed structure on the site of the old state mental hospital on Bull Street.
The Carolina Panthers are planning to build a team headquarters building and practice facility in York County just over the state line from its Charlotte stadium, giving South Carolina a bigger role in the region's only pro football franchise.
Time off for the former S.C. governor and soon-to-be former U.N. ambassador will build even more good buzz for her next step — running for president.
With President Harris Pastides set to retire, provost Joan Gabel has become the sole finalist to become president at the University of Minnesota.
The former governor is not coming straight back to the Palmetto State after she leaves the United Nations at year's end.
Former President George H.W. Bush passed away probably knowing he should leave something meaningful in his will to the state of South Carolina.
A former state senator known for getting along with fellow legislators was named chairman of South Carolina's college oversight agency that has spent the past year clashing with university and Statehouse leaders.
A judge set bail at $250,000 for former House Judiciary Chairman Jim Harrison, who scheduled to start an 18-month prison sentence Friday.
Jeff Schilz, director of the South Carolina Commission on Higher Education, announced his resignation Wednesday, a month after the agency's chairman quit during a spat over the director's unauthorized $91,487 pay raise.