Leon Edward Collier III was granted a $250,000 bond at a hearing Tuesday morning in Conway at the Horry County Courthouse. Collier is charged with murder in the strangulation death of his girlfriend, 29-year-old Christian Hope Phipps. He allegedly kept her body in a Little River area apartment bedroom closet days after her murder. Her two children, ages 6 and 10, were also in the home, and he is charged with two counts of unlawful neglect as well.
Dean Snell, who helped create the Titleist Pro V1 and many of golf’s other most popular ball brands, has formed a family business and created his own golf ball that sells at a fraction of the price of the balls he used to produce.
Charlotte-based Campus Pride, one of the nation’s leading advocates for LGBT college students, released its annual Shame List Monday, highlighting “The Absolute Worst Campuses for LGBTQ Youth.” Eight Carolinas colleges are on it.