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Stories with place: South Carolina
  • Armed robber was never told to report to prison 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 3:51 pm
  • ST. LOUIS - After he was convicted of armed robbery in 2000, Cornealious Anderson was sentenced to 13 years behind bars and told to await instructions on when and where to report to prison. But those instructions never came.

  • Martin looking for Gamecocks to take next step 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 2:52 pm
  • COLUMBIA, South Carolina - Frank Martin was proud how his young South Carolina team persevered through a difficult season.

  • Social services head says she won't step down 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 2:47 pm
  • COLUMBIA, South Carolina - The director of South Carolina's Department of Social Services said Wednesday that she wouldn't step down from the agency, saying she feels she has more work to accomplish.

  • SC port volume up sharply during March 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 2:39 pm
  • CHARLESTON, South Carolina - Container volume at the Port of Charleston is up sharply with March the busiest month at the port in almost six years.

  • SC seeks ruling in nuclear fuel funding lawsuit 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 2:13 pm
  • COLUMBIA, South Carolina - South Carolina has asked a federal judge to rule in the state's favor in a lawsuit seeking to keep viable a nuclear reactor fuel project at the Savannah River Site near Aiken.

  • Mentors help minority companies accelerate growth 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 11:14 am
  • NEW YORK - Mel Gravely says his construction company might not exist today if he didn't have mentors to guide it.

  • Golfer Jason Day out 3 weeks with thumb injury 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 10:53 am
  • HILTON HEAD ISLAND, South Carolina - Jason Day has a cast on his left hand to immobilize his injured thumb and isn't expected to return to competition until The Players Championship in three weeks.

  • Correction: Charleston-World Heritage story 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 10:37 am
  • CHARLESTON, South Carolina - In a story April 7 about Charleston seeking World Heritage status, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Charleston's application must be submitted to the National Park Service by January 2016. That date is only a target for completing the application, not a deadline.

  • Brewing program would be first in SC 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 10:29 am
  • MYRTLE BEACH, South Carolina - Something new is brewing on the coast as Horry-Georgetown Technical College will be offering a degree in brewing, the first college degree of its kind in South Carolina.

  • Grower: early SC peach crop hit by March freeze 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 8:58 am
  • AIKEN, South Carolina - Peach lovers may have to wait a while this year. Growers say a late March freeze caused major damage in the Aiken area and the fruit might be scarce until July.

  • Man gets 23 years in death of woman in Wagener 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 8:38 am
  • AIKEN, South Carolina - A Wagener man has been sentenced to 23 years in prison after he pleaded guilty to the shooting death of a Lexington woman last year.

  • Horry County bans beach tents 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 8:08 am
  • CONWAY, South Carolina - Still another ban on large beach tents along the Grand Strand.

  • 2 plead in Florence teen's death 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 7:23 am
  • FLORENCE, South Carolina - Two men have pleaded in death of a Florence teenager in 2011.

  • Artworks by USC faculty, students at auction 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 4:04 am
  • COLUMBIA, South Carolina - Artworks by faculty and students at the University of South Carolina are being auctioned for a good cause.

  • 5 primary challengers to Sen. Graham to debate 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 4:04 am
  • AIKEN, South Carolina - Five of the six Republicans running against U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham are meeting in a debate in Aiken.

  • Dabo: QB Stoudt Clemson's starter 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 10:00 pm
  • COLUMBIA, South Carolina - Apparently, Clemson's quarterback competition is not over just yet.

  • No discussion on SC anti-domestic violence bills 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 8:23 pm
  • COLUMBIA, South Carolina - A Senate committee on Tuesday postponed discussion of legislation targeting domestic violence in South Carolina because the Senate session ran late.

  • Clemson freshman Ramsey to turn pro 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 8:20 pm
  • CLEMSON, South Carolina - Clemson freshman golfer Ashlan Ramsey is turning pro after the school year.

  • Officers train in SC for US-Canadian border patrol 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 5:39 pm
  • CHARLESTON, South Carolina - U.S. Coast Guard and Royal Canadian Mounted Police are training together in South Carolina and then riding along with each other to patrol waterways along the United-States-Canadian border, checking for everything from safety violations to drug and cigarette running.

  • Man gets 30 years for shooting woman after party 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 4:10 pm
  • FLORENCE, South Carolina - A man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison after admitting he shot a woman after arguing with her at a party in Florence County.

  • Prosecutor: Photos essential in SC dog attack case 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 12:13 pm
  • COLUMBIA, South Carolina - The conviction of a Dillon County man whose dogs killed a 10-year-old boy should be reinstated, state prosecutors told the state Supreme Court Tuesday, saying a lower court was wrong to throw out the case over autopsy photographs.

  • Time stands still in Sumter after clocks break 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 10:37 am
  • SUMTER, South Carolina - Time appears to be standing still in Sumter, where the clocks on the city's Opera House tower have been stuck at 12 o'clock for much of this month.

  • SC Education agency pulls out of testing program 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 9:43 am
  • COLUMBIA, South Carolina - South Carolina Education Superintendent Mick Zais has withdrawn the state from testing for new standards next year.

  • Democrats to remove Bethune from House 64 primary 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 9:28 am
  • SUMTER, South Carolina - The South Carolina Democratic Party says it is taking steps to remove Willie Lee Bethune from the June House District 64 primary after his conviction for Medicaid fraud.

  • Lancaster man dies after hit, dragged by car 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 7:52 am
  • LANCASTER, South Carolina - A Lancaster County man has died after authorities say he was hit by a car and then dragged underneath it.