- NC woman arrested at Confederate flag pole at SC Statehouse Updated: Jul-04-15 12:31 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - Authorities say a North Carolina woman has been arrested after she climbed over the short fence that surrounds the pole where the Confederate flag flies at the South Carolina Statehouse.
- Clemson faculty again call for renaming Tillman Hall Updated: Jul-03-15 1:50 pm
CLEMSON, South Carolina - Some of Clemson University's faculty have renewed their call for the school to remove the name of a white supremacist and former governor from one of the campus' best-known buildings.
- Kasich to return to South Carolina ahead of 2016 bid kickoff Updated: Jul-03-15 6:28 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio Gov. John Kasich (KAY'-sik) is planning a fifth visit to South Carolina ahead of the planned launch of his presidential bid later this month.
- SC counties to receive between $2M and $18M for road repair Updated: Jul-01-15 6:47 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - South Carolina's counties are expected to receive between $2 million and $18 million each this year for road repair through the state budget that took effect Wednesday.
- Gov. Haley vetoes 87 SC budget items tallying $30 million Updated: Jun-30-15 6:59 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley thanked legislators Tuesday after issuing 87 budget vetoes that strike $30 million from the Legislature's budget package.
- Clemson trustees call for removing Confederate flag Updated: Jun-30-15 7:41 am
CLEMSON, South Carolina - The Clemson University board of trustees has joined the chorus of South Carolina officials calling for removal of the Confederate flag from the Statehouse grounds in Columbia.
- New law means Uber rides will continue in South Carolina Updated: Jun-29-15 8:28 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - People in South Carolina can continue catching a ride through the Uber app under a law signed by Gov. Nikki Haley.
- Survey shows enough votes to remove Confederate flag in SC Updated: Jun-29-15 8:07 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - A survey of South Carolina legislators shows there is enough support to remove the Confederate flag from Statehouse grounds if all supporters cast a vote.
- 78-year-old Fla. man killed by truck on I-77 trying to help Updated: Jun-28-15 2:02 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - A 78-year-old Florida man is dead after he tried to cross a South Carolina interstate on foot to check on people inside a vehicle involved in an earlier collision.
- Fiery SC crash that killed 3 people forcing I-26 detours Updated: Jun-28-15 12:34 pm
SPARTANBURG, South Carolina - A segment of eastbound Interstate 26 in South Carolina is closed as crews work to repair damage left by a fiery crash that left three people dead.
- Time will tell if furling the rebel flag means deeper change Updated: Jun-28-15 11:13 am
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Across the South, Confederate symbols are toppling, teetering or at least getting critical new looks. But is it a sign of real change in a region known for fiercely defending its complex traditions, or simply the work of frightened politicians and nervous corporate bean counters scrambling for cover in the wake of another white-on-black atrocity?
- Obama sings and eulogizes victims of South Carolina massacre Updated: Jun-26-15 8:02 pm
CHARLESTON, South Carolina - After a string of triumphs, President Barack Obama's eulogy for those killed in a South Carolina church massacre was supposed to bring an extraordinary week to a somber close.
- History of the Confederate flag on Statehouse grounds Updated: Jun-23-15 3:28 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - The shooting deaths of nine people at a black church in Charleston, South Carolina, have reignited calls for the Confederate flag flying on the grounds of the Statehouse in Columbia to come down.
- 42 new troopers graduate from SC Highway Patrol Updated: Jun-23-15 8:28 am
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - The South Carolina Highway Patrol graduated 42 troopers from its Basic Class 96.
- GOP state House member proposes taking down Confederate flag Updated: Jun-20-15 4:22 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - A Republican state representative says it's past time for the Confederate flag to be removed from Statehouse grounds.
- Gun rights still trumping gun controls in politics Updated: Jun-19-15 6:48 pm
WASHINGTON - They offered prayers and moments of silence. They sought to comfort. Some flashed with anger and frustration that, once again, America was forced to confront another mass shooting.
- Pastor killed in church shooting bridged faith, politics Updated: Jun-18-15 6:17 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - When Clementa Pinckney stepped to the well of the South Carolina Senate chamber in April, fellow legislators expected him to lobby for funding of police body cameras. But the charcoal-suited Pinckney, speaking in the rich, deliberate tone that was his calling card, set aside almost any mention of politics or policing, in favor of a biblical story.
- Charleston shooting took place at 1 of oldest black churches Updated: Jun-18-15 4:23 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - The slayings of nine people in Charleston wrote a grim new chapter into the history of one of the oldest black churches in the South.
- Pastor killed in church shooting was also honored legislator Updated: Jun-18-15 12:44 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - Clementa Pinckney, among those killed in the Charleston church where he was the beloved pastor, was also a state senator lauded Thursday as "the best of the 46 of us in this chamber" as colleagues gathered in tribute near his black-draped desk in the state Capitol.
- Ohio Gov. John Kasich taking trip to South Carolina Updated: Jun-15-15 4:16 am
FORT MILL, South Carolina - Ohio Gov. John Kasich (KAY'-sik) is taking a trip down South as he mulls entering the race to become the next Republican presidential nominee.
- Defendant or plaintiff? SC State may be either in lawsuit Updated: Jun-12-15 1:59 pm
CHARLESTON, South Carolina - South Carolina State University will be part of a lawsuit alleging the state still has a segregated system of higher education - the only question is whether the school will be a plaintiff or a defendant, the attorney who filed the suit said Friday
- Ex-Texas Gov. Perry making campaign trip to South Carolina Updated: Jun-08-15 4:05 am
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry is making a trip to South Carolina on the heels of his official entry into the 2016 presidential race.
- Regular session ends with SC budget package far from done Updated: Jun-06-15 11:15 am
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - While the South Carolina Legislature's regular session is officially over, the work is far from done.
- Contractor sentenced in case that ensnared ex-SC Rep. Viers Updated: Jun-06-15 10:11 am
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - A Pawleys Island contractor has been sentenced to a year and a day in prison for his role in a money laundering case that included a former South Carolina House member.
- South Carolina road bill got off track at 3 critical points Updated: Jun-05-15 3:43 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - South Carolina lawmakers ended their regular session this week without a road funding bill, despite both the governor and Legislature making it a priority and business groups pushing hard to do something to fix the potholes and expand lanes.