2nd man charged with murder in SC mail carrier’s shooting
KINGSTREE, S.C. (AP) — Authorities in South Carolina have charged a second man in the shooting death of a mail carrier on her route.
Williamsburg County deputies announced 27-year-old Jerome...
Exceptions out of South Carolina bill to ban most abortions
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina Senate subcommittee on Tuesday stripped protections for women who become pregnant from rape or incest from a bill that would outlaw abortions in that state...
City Holding: 3Q Earnings Snapshot
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) _ City Holding Co. (CHCO) on Tuesday reported third-quarter net income of $22.2 million.
The bank, based in Charleston, West Virginia, said it had earnings of $1.36...
Bond denied for West Virginia man accused of killing wife
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A judge has denied bond for a West Virginia man charged with first-degree murder in the death of his wife.
News outlets report bond was denied Monday for 40-year-old...
Tech company opens office in West Virginia
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A technology company has opened an office in West Virginia.
A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Monday for Infor's 12,000-square-foot (1,115-square-meter) facility in...
South Carolina county temporarily fixes recycling issues
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina county says it is sending its recyclable material to a facility that separates garbage from salvageable material and turns irrecoverable waste into fuel...
4 more public forums set in WVa on substance abuse response
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Four more public forums are set this week on a statewide response to substance abuse in West Virginia.
The meetings are scheduled for Monday at the University of...
Charleston cleans up twice the debris expected from Dorian
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Officials in Charleston have collected twice as much storm debris from Hurricane Dorian as they expected.
The city said it has collected more than 600,000 cubic yards...
Man mistakenly shot by deputy settles lawsuit
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A man left paralyzed by a deputy's bullet after he was mistaken for a burglar has settled his lawsuit against the sheriff's office.
Groundbreaking set for African American museum in SC
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Crews are ready to begin construction on a museum in South Carolina chronicling the history of African Americans in the Western Hemisphere.
Federal attorneys file petition in SC church attack ruling
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Federal attorneys have asked that a three-judge panel's decision allowing survivors and relatives of victims in a racist attack at a South Carolina church to sue the...
Attorney: Lawsuit planned over VA hospital death in WVa
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — An attorney representing the family of a patient who died at a Veterans Affairs hospital in West Virginia says he plans to sue over what he believes is the man's...
SC senators start look at accelerating interstate expansion
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — With South Carolina's rapid growth over the past 20 years, a group of senators says it is vital that the state's interstate highways keep up.
South Carolina town reopens ‘Sunrise Park’ after Dorian
JAMES ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — After delays from Hurricane Dorian, a South Carolina town will officially reopen a popular park on Charleston Harbor.
Charleston police announce ‘Coffee with a Cop’ dates
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Police in West Virginia's capital city want the public to get ready for a new kind of mug shot.
The Charleston Police Department on Tuesday announced dates for its...
Carnival Cruise Lines inks 3-year agreement in Alabama
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Carnival Cruise Line and Alabama city officials have ceremonially signed an agreement to base a Carnival ship there for three more years.
Public forums on substance abuse response plan set in WVa
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Public forums will be held starting this week on a statewide response to substance abuse in West Virginia.
The first will be Tuesday at the Beckley-Raleigh County...
Cooper throws 3 TD passes, Jacksonville State holds on
CHARLESTON, Ill. (AP) — Zerrick Cooper threw three touchdown passes, the biggest a 39-yard hookup with Josh Pearson early in the fourth quarter, and Jacksonville State defeated upset-minded...
Police identify man found dead in Kanawha River
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Authorities in West Virginia have released the name of a man who was found dead in the Kanawha River.
Charleston police on Thursday identified the man as 56-year-old...
2 killed at store were robber and victim fighting over gun
NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Authorities say the shooting deaths of two people in a South Carolina gas station parking lot happened as a 14-year-old tried to rob a man at gunpoint.
West Virginia mayor won’t rename Christmas parade
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The mayor of West Virginia's capital city on Thursday reversed a decision to change the name of the annual holiday parade after intense backlash from church leaders and...
Lawyer, county commissioner Salango running for governor
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Kanawha County Commissioner Ben Salango is running for governor of West Virginia in 2020.
The Democrat announced his candidacy Thursday at an event in the state's...
Bank of South Carolina: 3Q Earnings Snapshot
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) _ Bank of South Carolina Corp. (BKSC) on Thursday reported third-quarter net income of $2 million.
The Charleston, South Carolina-based bank said it had earnings of 36...
South Carolina: Google can pump drinking water for servers
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina is allowing Google to cool its servers by pumping nearly 550 million gallons of water annually from a declining aquifer.
South Carolina college now has 7 confirmed cases of mumps
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Officials have confirmed two more cases of mumps at a South Carolina college, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to seven.
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WVa Family Treatment Courts draw more than $900K in grants
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Two grants totaling more than $900,000 are supporting new West Virginia Family Treatment Courts aimed at helping children and parents affected by substance abuse...
‘Dumbest’ judge Neely seeks WVa Supreme Court seat again
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A former West Virginia Supreme Court justice who once joked that he was "America's laziest and dumbest judge" announced Wednesday that he'll seek a seat on the court again...
SC police: 10-year-old girl shot to death by 11-year-old boy
HANAHAN, S.C. (AP) — Authorities in South Carolina say an 11-year-old boy fatally shot a 10-year-old girl inside a home near Charleston.
Georgia Southern tops Savannah State 24-19
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Jack Chambers threw two touchdown passes and ran for the go-ahead score and Georgia Southern overcame four lost turnovers to beat Division II-member Savannah State 24-19 on...
WVa mayor cancels appearance over author’s homophobic views
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The mayor of West Virginia’s capital city has canceled her upcoming appearance at the West Virginia Book Festival over a presentation by an author with homophobic...
Grad transfers Keeling, Pierce bolster UNC’s scoring punch
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Christian Keeling and Justin Pierce know they can’t take long to adapt to new roles as graduate transfers at North Carolina.
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Audit: Racial disparities found in Charleston policing
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — An audit performed on the police department in Charleston, South Carolina, shows racial disparities in traffic stops and uses of force.
Federal lawsuit targets West Virginia foster care system
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The overwhelmed foster care system in opioid-ravaged West Virginia has failed to protect children, according to a federal lawsuit filed Monday.
Lawsuit accuses ex-bishop of sexually harassing seminarian
WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) — The former bishop of West Virginia's Roman Catholic diocese is facing another lawsuit accusing him of sexual harassment.
West Virginia health data reveals surge in hepatitis C cases
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia Health Department data reveals hepatitis C cases in the state's largest county have soared to the highest numbers in years, months after a program offering...
West Virginia Del. Sharon Malcolm dies at 72
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia Del. Sharon Malcolm has died at 72.
Malcolm's campaign manager Emmett Hedrick says Malcolm was found around noon Monday after she died in her sleep. He...
President Trump OKs Hurricane Dorian aid for eastern SC
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — President Donald Trump has issued a declaration approving specific federal assistance for South Carolina areas affected by early September's Hurricane Dorian.
West Virginia governor under scrutiny for state aircraft use
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — An analysis of flight records shows West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice has used state aircraft less than the state's previous two governors.
Police: WVa man tried to stab, chase ambulance medics
ELKVIEW, W.Va. (AP) — A man has been charged with assaulting two West Virginia ambulance medics who were transporting him to a hospital.
Kanawha County Sheriff Mike Rutherford says deputies...
Fisher throws for 6 TDs; Tennessee Tech beats E. Illinois
CHARLESTON, Ill. (AP) — Bailey Fisher threw a school-record six touchdown passes to help Tennessee Tech beat Eastern Illinois 40-29 on Saturday night and snap a seven-game skid against the...
Division II Charleston (WV) rallies past Valparaiso 19-13
VALPARAISO, Ind. (AP) — Tim McCutchen kicked four field goals, and his 20-yarder late in the third quarter gave Division II Charleston (West Virginia) the lead for the first time as the Golden...
Appalachian Queer Film Festival returns to West Virginia
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The Appalachian Queer Film Festival is making its way back to screens in West Virginia after a short hiatus.
The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports the festival will be...