A Conway man who purchased a gun from an undercover agent for an attack "in the spirit of Dylann Roof" has been sentenced to less than three years in prison on Wednesday, July 11, 2018. Benjamin Thomas Samuel McDowell was arrested in February 2017.
Susan Alford retired Monday as director of the embattled S.C. Department of Social Services. In 2015, Alford was named to head the troubled agency by then-Gov. Nikki Haley after its previous director resigned.
South Carolina is one of 5 Southeastern states participating in Operation Southern Shield, a push focused on speeding, distracted driving, seat belt violations, joining Georgia, Florida, Tennessee and Alabama.
Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park in Beaufort is the greatest legacy of former mayor, civic and business leader who died Saturday, July 14, 2018, at Beaufort Memorial Hospital, but his life was not always easy.
The South Carolina Education Lottery generated a record $435 million for education, officials said Monday. The funds are primarily used to fund HOPE, LIFE and Palmetto Fellows scholarships available to graduating seniors.
If private developers accept a $2.5 million offer from the state of North Carolina to purchase a stretch of land near the Bird Island Coastal Reserve in Sunset Beach, North Carolina, that land will never be available for development.
Georgia man Juan Manual Pantoja Negrete drowned swimming with family Sunday at Calhoun Falls State Park in South Carolina, the Abbeville County coroner said. He was missing for 30 minutes before his body was found.
A Rock Hill, South Carolina, teen was charged with vandalism Friday, after pouring cooking oil on the floor of a skating rink, police said. The teen told police he “though it would be funny,” police said.
An irate customer in the drive-thru at a Spartanburg, SC, Wendy’s kicked and mooned the car in front of her, according to police. Another suspect was yelling profanities at the couple in the car, police say.
South Carolina has fallen behind nine other states throughout the country in higher education funding since the Great Recession, according to a new report from the nationwide union American Federation for Teachers.
Clemson President Jim Clements and University of South Carolina President Harris Pastides are among the country’s top 50 highest paid university presidents according to a report from Chronicle of Higher Education.
Federal regulators have given the first of several levels of approval to a Virginia-based power company's proposed merger with an embattled South Carolina utility after the failure of a multibillion-dollar nuclear project.