An 11-year-old African American girl from South Carolina said she didn't think a white woman who accused her of stealing mail was being racist until the woman's husband told the girl that if she...
AIKEN, S.C. (AP) — A white woman is charged with assaulting an 11-year-old black girl in what the girl’s lawyer calls a racially motivated attack.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Forecasters warn there is a chance of severe thunderstorms and tornadoes across part of South Carolina on Thursday.
The Storm Prediction Center has placed areas from...
AIKEN, S.C. (AP) — The body of a 20-year-old man reported missing in February has been found in woods in South Carolina, authorities said.
Trenton Nichols, of North Augusta, South Carolina,...
AIKEN, S.C. (AP) — The installation of cameras in a South Carolina city's downtown area to help increase safety is scheduled for April.
The addition of the cameras are meant to "deter crime...
AIKEN, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina sheriff's employee has been fired following a roadway incident involving a gun.
Detention deputy Christopher Robert Erikson, 38, was dismissed Sunday...
AIKEN, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina man who admitted to killing his roommates and fleeing to Connecticut in their car will spend 50 years in prison.
AIKEN, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina authorities have issued arrest warrants for a suspect in the fatal shooting of a woman and her infant son.
AIKEN, S.C. (AP) — Investigators charged a teenager in the killings of a mother and her 1-year-old son in South Carolina and are asking for help finding the suspect.
AIKEN, S.C. (AP) —
A man driving a forklift died at his South Carolina workplace after another forklift with a boom on it fell on top of him, the Aiken County sheriff said.
AIKEN, S.C. (AP) — Police in South Carolina have arrested a woman accused of driving under the influence with six young children in the car, including a 1-month-old infant.
AIKEN, S.C. (AP) — A brick wall built nearly 100 years ago in Aiken has been damaged by a vehicle for the third time in two years.
The latest crash happened last weekend, when Aiken Police...
MONETTA, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina man, arrested for stabbing a woman, says he feared she would feed him to zombies.
The Aiken Standard reports 29-year-old William Berry of Aiken was...
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The federal government does not have to restart construction on a nuclear fuel facility in South Carolina that it abandoned after spending nearly $8 billion, the U.S. Supreme...
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina is adding a new area code.
The latest set of digits will augment the Palmetto State's oldest area code — 803. In the region stretching from Aiken to Rock...
AIKEN, S.C. (AP) — A Republican backed by Gov. Henry McMaster has won a special election for an open South Carolina House seat.
Melissa Oremus faced no opposition Tuesday night for the seat...
AIKEN, S.C. (AP) — Authorities say a dressage horse at a South Carolina ranch was found tied up and sexually assaulted.
The Aiken Standard reports an Aiken County sheriff's report says the...
AIKEN, S.C. (AP) — Three school board members in a South Carolina county are resigning in protest after other board members pushed the superintendent into leaving.
AIKEN, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina neighborhood says they're ready to pull the reins on the abundance of deer running wild in their development.
AIKEN, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina man is suing Walmart, saying a gas can that exploded and set him on fire was defective and should never have been sold to him at a Walmart store in...
AIKEN, S.C. (AP) — A former Georgia congressional candidate who was accused of killing her husband has pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter in South Carolina.
AIKEN, S.C. (AP) — Officials in South Carolina say the U.S. government followed a requirement to remove weapons-grade plutonium from the state.
AIKEN, S.C. (AP) — A Catholic priest in South Carolina won't face criminal charges for exchanging sexual photos with a minor on social media.
AIKEN, S.C. (AP) — A Catholic priest in South Carolina has been accused of exchanging sexual photos with a minor on a social media app that church officials and authorities say is intended for...
SOUTH CAROLINA (AP) — Health officials trying to contain an outbreak of hepatitis A in South Carolina are warning customers of five restaurants that they might have been exposed.
AIKEN, S.C. (AP) — The special election in South Carolina to fill the Aiken County seat of Rep. Ronnie Young after he died in office will take place Oct. 1.
AIKEN, S.C. (AP) — Authorities are investigating after a body was discovered near a rural road in western South Carolina.
The State reports a man's corpse was found by investigators with the...
AIKEN, S.C. (AP) — A former South Carolina lawmaker sentenced to five years of probation after pleading guilty to domestic violence against his wife wants to end his probation early.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — What began as a spike in reported hepatitis A cases in Aiken County has now spread to other parts of South Carolina, prompting public health officials to declare a statewide...
AIKEN, S.C. (AP) — Authorities in South Carolina are investigating after they say a man with multiple gunshot wounds was thrown from a moving vehicle.
AIKEN, S.C. (AP) — Aiken County has sworn in a longtime law enforcement officer as its new coroner.
Darryl Ables took the oath of office Thursday morning.
GLENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Officials in North Carolina say a pilot has been found dead after a single-engine plane disappeared from radar during a flight from Tennessee to South Carolina.
PICKENS, S.C. (AP) — Sheriff's deputies in South Carolina have captured an inmate who escaped from a county jail earlier this month.
Pickens County Chief Deputy Creed Hashe said in a news...
PICKENS, S.C. (AP) — Sheriff's deputies in South Carolina are looking for an inmate who escaped from a county jail.
Pickens County Chief Deputy Creed Hashe said in a news release that...
NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C. (AP) — David Parks, as a veteran firefighter in Augusta, Georgia, sometimes faces risky duty. During the past decade, the North Augusta man has also drawn a mixture of laughter...
AIKEN, S.C. (AP) — The Kisner Foundation has awarded a grant of more than $15,000 to Aiken County Public Schools to conduct concussion tests on all county athletes.
AIKEN, S.C. (AP) — State authorities say a South Carolina business owner has been accused of avoiding paying more than $100,000 in sales taxes.
AIKEN, S.C. (AP) — Aiken County's coroner for nearly 15 years has died after a bout with cancer.
Aiken County Chief Deputy Coroner Darryl Ables said 60-year-old Coroner Tim Carlton died...
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AIKEN, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina authorities killed a deer that had been hand-raised by humans after the animal became aggressive and attacked several people in Aiken.
Department of Natural Resources biologist Charles Ruth says the 1-year-old male deer had lost its natural fear of humans and become more aggressive around people.
AIKEN, S.C. (AP) — Leslee Peth can vividly recall the first time she went to the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York City.
"It was just overwhelming," Peth said. "There are dogs everywhere. New York and Manhattan open their doors to dogs . . . It's a lot of fun and you see a lot of people you don't get to see very often. It's a real camaraderie."
AIKEN, S.C. (AP) — The death of an inmate at the Aiken County Detention Center is under investigation.
WJBF-TV reports the Aiken County Sheriff's Office has brought in the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division to assist with the investigation.
Aiken County Coroner Tim Carlton identified the inmate as 62-year-old Warred Pridgen, from Graniteville, South Carolina.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities say a man wanted on charges out of South Carolina has been arrested in Tennessee.
The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and authorities in South Carolina and Nashville say 26-year-old Divine Valencia Vanchencit Chavious was holding a gun when he was found hiding in an apartment closet in Nashville on Monday.
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AIKEN, S.C. (AP) — Sheriff's deputies in South Carolina have arrested a woman in the beating death of a 76-year-old man.
The Aiken County Sheriff's Office told news outlets that 38-year-old Nikki Price of Columbia has been arrested and charged with murder.
Capt. Eric Abdullah said that Price is charged with killing Kenneth Carlisle Goodwin, whose body was found under a tarp at his home in the Wagner area on Memorial Day.
AIKEN, S.C. (AP) — Authorities say the body of a 92-year-old man has been found in the debris of his burned out home after no one reported the blaze.
Aiken County sheriff's deputies said a family member called 911 Saturday afternoon after checking on the home and finding it destroyed.
Deputies say fire investigators checking the debris to determine the cause of the fire found the man's remains Sunday morning.
AIKEN, S.C. (AP) — Officials in South Carolina say a man was shot and later died after he answered a knock on the door of his home.
Aiken County Coroner Tim Carlton said in a news release that 27-year-old Carl Boyd answered a knock on his door by two men shortly before 5 p.m. Thursday in Aiken.
Carlton said Boyd was taken to Aiken Regional Medical Centers where he was pronounced dead.