More than 400 Afghan refugees are resettling in South Carolina in the coming months, and the faith-based nonprofits arranging their placement are looking for help welcoming them to their new home.
Assistant Columbia bureau chief
Adcox returned to The Post and Courier in October 2017 after 12 years covering the Statehouse for The Associated Press. She previously covered education for The P&C. She has also worked for The AP in Albany, N.Y., and for The Herald in Rock Hill.
A proposal would turn 5,000 acres on the outskirts of the Savannah River Site into a mega industrial park, with the goal of replacing thousands of high-paying jobs lost to mission changes and failed federal promises.
A legislative committee approved, without discussion, a $92 million plan that represents the largest single-year investment ever in improving South Carolina's prisons.
The state Supreme Court refused Sept. 30 to block the Legislature's ban on school mask mandates but made clear school districts can still find a legal workaround
Most of $525 million available from a settlement over plutonium stored at the Savannah River Site should be spent on education and job creation projects in the three counties where the federal nuclear complex sits, senators from the area told their colleagues Sept. 28
Attorney General Alan Wilson and his GOP counterparts across the nation warned the Biden administration they would sue over the president's COVID vaccine mandate. There are no rules in writing to challenge yet.
To combat a startling rise in violent crime, South Carolina officers need the ability to arrest more convicted felons illegally carrying a gun, according to the state's top law enforcement officer.
The South Carolina House will return in December to approve new, post-census voting lines but it is highly unlikely the chamber will come back to Columbia before then, House Majority Leader Gary Simrill said after a caucus meeting.
House Majority Leader Gary Simrill, R-Rock Hill, talks to reporters outside The Palmetto Club on Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2021, following a privat…
The South Carolina Legislature can continue to have sole authority over any changes to war memorials on public property, but it will no longer take a supermajority vote, the state Supreme Court ruled Sept. 22.