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Coroner identifies man killed in head-on crash with tractor trailer on SC 187

ANDERSON, SC (FOX Carolina) - One person has died after a tractor trailer and a car hit head on in Anderson, according to the coroner's office. The coroner's office said at 12:38 a.m., a vehicle was heading north on Highway 187 near Roberts Church Road when the driver hit crossed over the center line in the path of the tractor trailer and they crashed head on. One person was pronounced dead at the scene.
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South Carolina Cop Stomped Disabled Man's Neck

South Carolina Cop Arrested for stomping disabled man's neck. South Carolina State News by Betty Smith, Crime and Justice Reporter. A South Carolina police officer is out of a job and charged with assault and battery after police say he stomped on the neck of a disabled man who was already on his hands and knees.
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Man uses sticky traps to take cash, checks from drop boxes in South Carolina

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (WSPA) – Police are looking for a man who they said used mouse traps to steal cash, checks, and money orders from multiple drop boxes in Spartanburg. According to the Spartanburg Police Department, the man used sticky paper mouse traps to get checks and envelopes from rent drop boxes at three different locations on Aug. 1 and Aug. 2.

South Carolina man stomped by police glad for bodycam, honest officer

ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina man who was stomped in the head last week by a police officer says he is thankful for body camera footage. Clarence Gailyard says he is also happy for a second officer who immediately stepped up and said her colleague was not telling the truth. Gailyard’s lawyer showed body camera footage of the July 26 incident to reporters on Tuesday.
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New SC law targeting slow left lane drivers goes into effect soon

GREENVILLE, SC (FOX Carolina) - A new law going into effect in 10 days might finally put an end that slow driver in front of you on the left-hand side of the highway. House bill H.3011 would penalize people who drive too slowly in the left-hand lane on interstates. Kenneth...
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Ghost Town Beneath the Waves

A Popular South Carolina Lake Hides a Submerged Town and Cemetery. Lake Jocasseephoto credit Sabrina Setaro CC license. Lake Jocassee is one of the true treasures of South Carolina.

Teachers in SC make over 10% more than other occupations, study says

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – A recently released study comparing teacher salaries by state found that teachers in South Carolina make 11.4% more than other occupations. The study found that the average salary for a teacher in South Carolina is $51,485. The average salary for all other occupations in South Carolina is $46,230, meaning teachers earn 11.4% more on average than other occupations.