Stories by Darlene Superville

Saturday, Jan. 9, 2016

Ex-council member in SC's Greenwood County to attend State of the Union

Edith Childs was a councilmember in Greenwood County when she and then-Illinois Sen. Obama met in June 2007. He credits her with coining the "Fired up! Ready to go!" call that became a rallying ...
By Darlene Superville

Thursday, Sept. 10, 2015

White House: Obama wants to admit more Syrian refugees

The United States is making plans to accept 10,000 Syrian refugees in the coming budget year, a significant increase.
By Darlene Superville

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Obama trumpets $600 million in grants to spur job training

OAKDALE, Pa. - Emphasizing skills training as key to a growing middle class, President Barack Obama on Wednesday announced $600 million in competitive grants to spur creation of targeted training ...
By Darlene Superville

Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014

Obama focuses on manufacturing jobs

Making good on a promise from last year's State of the Union, President Obama on Wednesday announced a new public-private manufacturing hub in North Carolina to develop next-generation power ...
By Darlene Superville

Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013

White House: On track for health care Web site goal

WASHINGTON - The Obama administration says it will meet its self-imposed deadline of fixing the troubled health care Web site so that 50,000 people can log in at the same time starting late Saturday.
By Darlene Superville

Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013

White House releases photo of Obama shooting gun

The White House tried to settle questions Saturday about President Obama's claim that he shoots skeet "all the time" at Camp David.
By Darlene Superville

Monday, Jan. 21, 2013

Inauguration day is day for King, too

Monday's inaugural may be President Obama's big day, but Martin Luther King Jr. will loom large over the festivities.
By Darlene Superville
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19 plea not guilty in Irish Traveler case
COLUMBIA -- Nineteen of 22 people indicted in the federal case involving Irish Travelers and Murphy Village entered not guilty pleas Tuesday and received $25,000 unsecured bonds.