Body of Stephen Smith to be exhumed as re-opened investigation takes new turn, Buster Murdaugh denies involvement.Barbara WashingtonNewsBreak Contributor
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South Carolina SCIA is Hosting Spinal Cord Injury Mental Health SymposiumPJ@DisabilityNewsNewsBreak Contributor
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Cincinnati Bengals: could Cam Smith be the answer to their NFL draft needs?Redhawk80NewsBreak Contributor
One-time payments up to $800 arriving this month in South Carolina
If you have filed taxes in South Carolina, you should have already received a payment from the state or you can expect it this month. Last year, Governor Henry McMaster signed a bill to approve refunds as well as an income tax rate cut. It will be a full refund for those who paid $800 or less, which includes 33% of taxpayers.
Three kids, one adult killed in domestic mass shooting in South Carolina
Three children and one man were killed in an apparent domestic mass shooting in South Carolina, authorities said. A second man, who authorities believe was the shooter, was also found dead at the scene Tuesday night, the Sumter Police Department said. Additional information was not immediately available. Police in Sumter, about 45 miles east of Columbia, said they didn't believe there's a threat to the public.
South Carolina’s top accountant to resign after $3.5B error
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina’s embattled top accountant will step down next month after a $3.5 billion error in the year-end financial report he oversaw, according to a resignation letter written Thursday that was obtained by The Associated Press. Republican Comptroller General Richard Eckstrom’s decision to leave...
Charleston barbecue joint ranked best in South Carolina, according to Yelp
Barbecue is one of America’s favorite cuisines. But it's also the one we like to most like to argue about.
South Carolina One of the Least Cannabis Friendly States in the U.S.
Well, this is a little awkward. If you’re here then that title may have gotten your attention a little bit I am sure. We’re talking cannabis (or weed) friendly states in the U.S. Yes, there are some states that are pro-cannabis and all smoking both medically and recreationally. Those states are considered the “best” and most cannabis-friendly states. Well, we’re down in the south so you know what that means.
Charleston beverage company to open state’s first ‘cannabis dry bar’
A Charleston-based beverage company is opening what it claims to be South Carolina’s first cannabis-themed bar. The team behind High Rise Beverage Co. will be opening a “cannabis dry bar” — the first of its kind in the state of South Carolina, according to a High Rise news release. The concept will be situated within a new Charleston Hemp Collective location and will serve a wide variety of hemp-derived THC-infused mocktails, the release stated.
South Carolina teen pushes for change after school district ‘negligent’ in response to death threat
Comforted by her father, she says for the last eight weeks, her life was turned upside down after receiving death threats from another student.
South Carolina House bill troubling for LGBTQ community, Grand Strand activist says
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WBTW) — A new bill in the South Carolina House would negatively affect the Grand Strand’s LGBTQ community, according to a local activist. If the bill is passed, Ryan Thompson, a board member of the group Grand Strand Action Together, said the next few years could be troubling for local businesses that […]
Lori Vallow Will Avoid Death Penalty If Convicted Of Killing Her 2 Kids
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The story with more twists & turns than a Lifetime movie. Lori Vallow & her husband are accused of killing her two young children. An Idaho judge decided the death penalty is off the table. Does this news make you feel relieved or angry?. Plus, it’s...
End of extra SNAP benefits impacting food banks and pantries
AUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF) – Getting food into the hands of families in order to end hunger in 25 counties is now becoming a bit harder for Golden Harvest Food Bank and many others. The USDA announced this month that SNAP emergency allotments are ending in all states. That means the extra dollars given during the […]
First day of Spring brings graupel to the Carolinas
GALLIVANTIS FERRY, S.C. (WNCT) — Graupel fell on the Carolinas on Monday, March 20, the first day of spring. Multiple residents of North and South Carolina reported graupel falling in their backyards on Monday morning, according to a local meteorologist. The graupel would be light and no accumulation was expected, said the National Weather Service. Footage posted by local […]
'A day that I've been waiting for': Stephen Smith's case is now homicide investigation
CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) — "It's a day I've been waiting for. The best news I've heard in eight years," Sandy Smith said to News 4 about her son Stephen's case becoming a homicide investigation. The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (SLED) made the official announcement on March 21, following...
Bill would allow you to buy lottery tickets with debit card
COLUMBIA, S.C. (FOX Carolina) - A bill referred to the Senate Committed on Education would allow lottery tickets to be purchased with a debit card. The bill, first introduced to the Senate on March 21, says sales must be for cash or debit card payment only. Payment by checks, credit cards or other form of deferred payment are prohibited.
SCDOT: Plans to fix major Upstate interchange where Buc-ee’s will go
ANDERSON, S.C. (FOX Carolina) - The South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) held a public meeting to look at possible plans to fix a major interchange in Anderson where a popular travel center is expected to be built. The focus was to show three different plans for what to do...
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SC restaurateur Greg Leon’s 7-year-old Valentine’s Day murder trial now set for June
A shortage of Spanish-English courtroom interpreters has led to the latest delay in this 2016 high-profile murder case.
SC State Fair drive-thru food event returning this spring with new activities
Visitors will be able to buy traditional fair food and drinks, including Fiske fries, funnel cakes, lemonade and more.
Attorney: SC cartel kidnapping survivors ‘have been through a nightmare’
Two South Carolinians, who survived being kidnapped while traveling to Mexico earlier in March, had their attorneys release a statement on their behalf Tuesday afternoon.
Taking a closer look at the proposed SC State Budget
COLUMBIA, S.C. — The South Carolina State Budget has passed the House which means thousands of South Carolinians could walk away with more money in their pockets if it clears the Senate and Gov. Henry McMaster's desk. The big takeaways in the budget come down to education, infrastructure and...
Georgia couple arrested for tax fraud in South Carolina
A Georgia couple was arrested on tax fraud charges March 22 by agents from the South Carolina Department of Revenue. Agents charged one person with preparing false income tax returns in others' names and accused the couple of diverting more than $65,000 in refunds to their separate bank accounts, according to a news release.
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