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Officials object to shifting SC tourism tax

CHARLESTON, S.C. — Government officials along the South Carolina coast object to a proposal to shift accommodation tax revenues from local governments and arts events to tourism promotion.

10/08/10 - 12:47pm

MOX building certified as 'green'

The administration building for the National Nuclear Security Administration’s $4.86 billion mixed oxide fuel facility was certified this week as a “green” building that meets internationally recognized standards for energy efficiency.

10/08/10 - 10:58am

Alzheimer's lunch program announced

The Alzheimer’s Association and the MCG Memory Disorder Clinic announce a free Alzheimer’s Lunch and Learn program.


10/08/10 - 10:52am

Gwinnett commission chairman quits

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga.  — Gwinnett County Commission Chairman Charles Bannister has resigned amid an investigation of county land purchases.

10/08/10 - 10:40am

Ga. federal judge replaced in Ala. sentencing

MOBILE, Ala. — A federal appeals court has removed a federal judge facing drug charges from the sentencing of Eddie Smith, who was convicted in Mobile on five charges in a murder-for-hire attempt.

10/08/10 - 2:29pm

SC Ag Dept. holds plant, flower sale

WEST COLUMBIA, S.C. — South Carolina's agricultural experts are offering a one-stop shop for anyone looking for a fall lawn makeover.

10/08/10 - 2:22pm

Greenwood hospital closing behavioral unit

GREENWOOD, S.C. — A Greenwood hospital is closing its behavioral unit after two psychiatrists decided to leave.

10/08/10 - 8:12am

Grovetown High teacher is tops in Columbia County

Vickie Tarleton won't be driving her 2001 Volvo to work today. She'll be rolling in the Mercedes C300 she received after winning Columbia County's 2010-11 Teacher of the Year award.

10/08/10 - 10:35am

Woman charged with beating her daughter

A mother accused of biting, punching, choking and whipping her daughter with a belt was arrested this morning on charges of first-degree child cruelty, jail records show.

10/08/10 - 12:17am

Ex-SC sheriff pleads not guilty to new drug charges

COLUMBIA - Former Lee County Sheriff E.J. Melvin pleaded not guilty Thursday to 47 new charges, including racketeering and money laundering, allegations prosecutors say represent more layers of a complex drug conspiracy case.

10/07/10 - 9:42pm
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