- Bowl Eligible? South Carolina looking to host 1st bowl game Updated: Aug-27-15 4:18 pm
CHARLESTON, South Carolina - Organizers of the annual college all-star game held in South Carolina are confident the contest known as The Medal of Honor Bowl will become the state's first traditional bowl game now that the Confederate flag no longer flies on Statehouse grounds.
- Kansas governor schedules town hall meeting on Guantanamo Updated: Aug-27-15 5:06 am
TOPEKA, Kansas - Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback plans to hold a town hall meeting next week to discuss concerns about the potential transfer of prisoners from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to Fort Leavenworth.
- S. Carolina, Kansas governors: No Guantanamo detainees Updated: Aug-25-15 3:29 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - The governors of South Carolina and Kansas are threatening to sue the Obama administration if detainees from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, are brought to military installations in either state.
- Correction: Haley-Staff Changes story Updated: Aug-20-15 4:57 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - In a story Aug. 19 about changes in the staff for South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley, The Associated Press, relying on information provided by the Department of Social Services, reported erroneously that Holly Pisarik would not be replaced at the agency. The agency now says it will find someone to replace Pisarik as a special assistant.
- DPS officers worked $80K in overtime in month after massacre Updated: Aug-14-15 4:22 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - South Carolina Department of Public Safety officers worked roughly $80,000 in overtime in the month following the massacre at "Mother Emanuel" AME Church in Charleston as they provided security at the victims' funerals and kept the peace during demonstrations at the Statehouse over the Confederate flag.
- Haley: More than 10,000 have signed up for GOP forum in SC Updated: Aug-10-15 3:19 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - Gov. Nikki Haley says more than 10,000 people have registered to attend a Republican presidential forum in Greenville next month.
- Resort of Myrtle Beach taking up offshore drilling issue Updated: Aug-10-15 2:28 pm
CHARLESTON, South Carolina - Myrtle Beach, the resort that is the heart of the state's $18 billion tourism industry, is the latest South Carolina community to consider a resolution opposing offshore seismic testing and drilling for oil and natural gas.
- Some Americans refuse to give up on Confederate flag Updated: Aug-02-15 2:50 pm
HANOVER, Pennsylvania - Many Americans assumed the Confederate flag was retired for good after governors in South Carolina and Alabama removed it from their statehouses this summer and presidential candidates from both parties declared it too divisive for official display.
- Ferguson spurs 40 new state measures; activists want more Updated: Aug-02-15 10:47 am
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - When a white Ferguson policeman fatally shot a black 18-year-old nearly a year ago, the St. Louis suburb erupted in violent protests and the nation took notice. Since then, legislators in almost every state have proposed changes to the way police interact with the public.
- SC body camera law spurred by Ferguson, state's own shooting Updated: Aug-01-15 1:16 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - Prompted by the shooting of an unarmed black man in Ferguson, Missouri, last year, South Carolina legislators pre-filed bills in late 2014 regarding the use of body cameras, initially requiring all the state's law officers to wear the devices and keeping the recordings for years.
- Interim pastor of Emanuel AME awarded SC's highest honor Updated: Aug-01-15 12:35 pm
GEORGETOWN, South Carolina - The interim pastor of Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston has been awarded South Carolina's highest civilian honor for his work in helping the community heal following the massacre there in June.