Jennifer Berry Hawes is a member of the Watchdog and Public Service team who worked on the newspaper's Pulitzer-Prize winning investigation, "Till Death Do Us Part."
Members of New Light Congregation in Pittsburgh joined Sunday worship at Emanuel AME Church to show unity between two houses of worship devastated by mass shootings.
"The point I want to make is that physician-assisted suicide is illegal in South Carolina, and I cannot figure out any logical medical reason for it."
Bob DeVey will die of terminal cancer. He has chosen not to undergo radical surgery that might buy him a few extra months at the cost of his quality of life. Now he wants to make one final medical decision.
Unlike most other Southern states, South Carolina lacks a cohesive grassroots group that is singularly focused statewide on fixing problems with its beleaguered K-12 public school system.
South Carolina's public school system remains hobbled by inequality and routinely graduates students with a high school diploma but little preparation for college or a career, according to the state's new school report card data.
Although floodwaters moving at a tortuously slow pace still engorged devastated communities upstream of this historic city on Friday, the mood here in the water's final destination still brightened.
The Intracoastal Waterway crested about 2.6 feet above record in Socastee and lingered there Friday.
This National Weather Service graphic shows Conway flood levels as of Friday morning.
Revised predictions showed that water coursing toward the area on a long journey of destruction from North Carolina had slowed and wouldn't arrive until Friday or even Saturday.
The people here have done every earthly thing they can to prepare for three rivers’ worth of Hurricane Florence floodwaters set to arrive starting Wednesday.