The South Carolina Senate gave its final approval Tuesday to removing the Confederate flag from the Capitol grounds, but across the hall in the House, Republicans quietly sought a way to make a last stand to preserve some kind of symbol honoring their Southern ancestors at the Statehouse.
A lawyer who specializes in representing S.C. indigent defendants in death penalty trials has signed on to represent accused mass killer Dylann Roof, an apparent white supremacist and Confederate flag lover. Roof killed nine African Americans at a church prayer meeting.
Myrtle Beach native Stevie Woodward, who will open for Scotty McCreery, 8:30 p.m. Friday at House of Blues in North Myrtle Beach, won an online contest to join about 30 acts for the Pilgrimage Music & Cultural Festival, Sept. 26-27 in Franklin, Tenn.
Horry County Council advanced the effort for a third sales tax referendum to fund roads at its meeting Tuesday, but not before one civic organization said it would like representation on a small, selective commission that will prioritize the projects.
Pope Francis pressed his case for a new economic and environmental world order Tuesday during his South American tour, saying the goods of the Earth are meant for everyone and must not be exploited by the wealthy few for short-term profit at the expense of the poor.
If you are looking for a travel guide to good eating along the coast of North Carolina, consider “Chefs of the Coast: Restaurants and Recipes from the North Carolina Coast” by John E. Batchelor. This book is the third in a series on eating in the Tarheel State – mountain region, Piedmont and now the coast.