Sarita Chourey

North Augusta charity labeled efficient


COLUMBIA — Some of the least efficient charities sometimes operate under curious circumstances.

In one case, a man, his mother... Read more

Proposal would boost hourly wages


Clementa Pinckney’s mother worked minimum wage jobs nearly her whole life at the Ramada Inn, convenience stores and day care centers... Read more

SC bills allow gun permits as voter ID, keep convicts working

COLUMBIA — A South Carolina senator has introduced legislation that would let convicts with jobs serve their... Read more

Ga., SC differ on jobless help

South Carolina is sweetening its incentives to employers to hire the long-term unemployed, nearly doubling the... Read more

SC fighting trash with phone app

South Carolina is trying a smartphone approach to the state’s litter problem.

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SC lawmakers wary of changing hospital rules

COLUMBIA — The state health agency is proposing ways to reduce the need for a state permit when a medical... Read more

Movement to raise teacher salaries in SC begins


COLUMBIA — The head of South Carolina’s Education Association is urging lawmakers to consider raising the starting salary for a... Read more

Millions at stake in proposed penny sales tax, including Aiken


The Aiken County Public School District isn’t the only one hoping voters will approve a one-cent sales tax increase on Nov. 4 as a... Read more

SC fines telemarketer $1 million

COLUMBIA — Tea Party Patriots, NARAL Pro-Choice America, and Special Olympics have something dubious in common:... Read more

This year's wild gobbler harvest came up short...

This year’s wild gobbler harvest came up short, compared to last year.

In fact, hunters took home 15 percent fewer turkeys - 16,248... Read more