Stories by Jeffrey Collins

Monday, Feb. 8, 2016

Auguste's 19 helps Notre Dame beat Clemson

Zach Auguste scored 19 points and had eight rebounds to lead Notre Dame to an 89-83 win over Clemson.
By Jeffrey Collins

Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016

SC Senate committee OKs bill to track refugees

A Senate committee has passed a bill that would require refugees to register with the state and for the State Law Enforcement Division to track them.
By Jeffrey Collins

Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016

Tax credit for poor could be issue in SC roads debate

The Senate Finance Committee sought consensus Tuesday on how to get more money for South Carolina roads and cut taxes. But the meeting showed where arguments may arise when the proposals hit the ...
By Jeffrey Collins

Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016

SC Senate panel hears proposals on refugee limits

South Carolina lawmakers are considering 2 proposals that would strictly limit refugees resettling in the state, although neither 1 would take the likely illegal step of banning them from the ...
By Jeffrey Collins

Sunday, Jan. 10, 2016

Clemson upsets cold-shooting No. 16 Louisville

GREENVILLE, S.C. - Jaron Blossomgame scored 17 points and Avry Holmes added 16 points to lead Clemson to a 66-62 win over No. 16 Louisville on Sunday. 
By Jeffrey Collins

Friday, Jan. 8, 2016

South Carolina football coach has faith in his play-caller

COLUMBIA - Just like South Carolina had faith that Will Muschamp was a better coach than his record at Florida showed, Muschamp believes Kurt Roper can run the Gamecocks offense better than the ...
By Jeffrey Collins

Friday, Dec. 25, 2015

SC chief justice faces mandatory retirement

COLUMBIA - When South Caro­lina Chief Justice Jean Toal became a lawyer in 1968, she could argue cases before a jury, but she couldn't be a juror.
By Jeffrey Collins

Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2015

Panel cuts Confederate flag display plans

COLUMBIA - The group coming up with a plan to memorialize the final Confederate flag that flew over the Statehouse cut the display's estimated cost by a third to less than $4 million at a sparsely ...
By Jeffrey Collins

Thursday, Dec. 17, 2015

Parents, civil rights activists to prosecutor: Drop charge against teen

COLUMBIA — A group presented a petition Thursday calling for officials to drop charges against a student who was videotaped being yanked from her desk and thrown to the floor by a police ...
By Jeffrey Collins

Man killed by deputies was armed robbery victim minutes earlier

COLUMBIA - A Green­ville County man shot and killed after he fired a shot at officers who kicked down his apartment door was the victim of an armed robbery a few minutes earlier, authorities ...
By Jeffrey Collins

Saturday, Dec. 5, 2015

South Carolina finally back from Great Recession, economists say

COLUMBIA - South Carolina's economy is humming. Some of the recovery from the Great Recession was expected. But economists said South Carolina has also done some things well to encourage growth.
By Jeffrey Collins

Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015

Confederate flag display could cost $5 million

COLUMBIA - Taxpayers might be shelling out more than $5 million for a new Confederate flag display at a museum.
By Jeffrey Collins

Saturday, Nov. 28, 2015

SC roads getting fixed, mosquitoes dying 8 weeks after floods

Many things are returning to normal after up to 2 feet of rain fell in areas from Columbia to the coast from Oct. 2 to 5.
By Jeffrey Collins

Saturday, Nov. 21, 2015

The Citadel stuns big brother South Carolina

COLUMBIA - Tyler Renew scored the winning touchdown with a 56-yard run up the middle as lower division The Citadel shocked South Carolina 23-22 on Saturday.
By Jeffrey Collins

Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015

Gamecocks are in need of a victory

South Carolina's hopes for a bowl bid are likely gone, but the Gamecocks are in need of a win against The Citadel.
By Jeffrey Collins

Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2015

South Carolina college cop fatally shoots student

A police officer at a small, private South Carolina college shot and killed a student from a nearby school after the student tried to run him over.
By Jeffrey Collins

Friday, Oct. 16, 2015

Family of teen killed by officer loses bid to remove prosecutor

COLUMBIA - The South Caro­lina Supreme Court has rejected a request to remove the prosecutor investigating the fatal police shooting of a 19-year-old man during a drug sting in Seneca.
By Jeffrey Collins

Thursday, Oct. 15, 2015

Gov. Haley extends state of emergency for 15 days

COLUMBIA - Gov. Nikki Haley signed an order Thursday extending the state of emergency in South Carolina for 15 days so the National Guard can continue helping with cleanup efforts.
By Jeffrey Collins

Sunday, Oct. 11, 2015

Columbia lifts boil water advisory for some

Columbia has been able to tell about 10 percent of its 375,000 customers that they no longer have to boil water from their taps before drinking it. 
By Jeffrey Collins

Sunday, Oct. 4, 2015

Man shot in 2012 raid still seeking name of officer

RIDGEWAY, S.C. - It's been nearly three years since Gregory McDaniel was shot twice during a police drug raid. But no one will tell McDaniel who shot him. His lawyer accuses officials of stalling ...
By Jeffrey Collins
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