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Sunday, Feb. 28, 2016

Bill to allow trained school workers to carry guns set aside

COLUMBIA - South Carolina lawmakers have set aside for now a proposal to allow school employees to carry guns on campus after two weeks of training after education officials and police ...
By Jeffrey Collins

SC bill allowing school workers to carry guns stalls

COLUMBIA - Lawmakers have set aside a proposal to allow school employees in South Carolina to carry guns on campus after two weeks of training.
By Jeffrey Collins

Saturday, Feb. 20, 2016

Clyburn endorses Clinton over Sanders

COLUMBIA - Jim Clyburn, South Carolina's top Democrat, endorsed Hillary Clinton for president Friday, mending a rift between the two that was much more personal than political.
By Jeffrey Collins

Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016

Who to watch as SC Senate begins debating roads

South Carolina senators say their extensive debate on road funding will start Wednesday.
By Jeffrey Collins

Tuesday, Feb. 9, 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

Wednesday, Jan. 20, 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

Friday, Dec. 4, 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
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