COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on the funeral of Ernest 'Fritz' Hollings (all times local):
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Two people were wounded in a drive-by shooting outside a Colorado Springs mall Tuesday, and police said they were searching for suspects who fled the scene in a car.
Authorities closed The Citadel mall east of downtown Colorado Springs while they responded to and investigated the shooting, police Lt. Howard Black said.
"We are in the investigative stage right now, in that the entire mall is closed," he said. "It's definitely secure. We're just retrieving evidence."
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina's military college has cadets living in a clock tower.
An extra-large freshman class and an unusually low number of upper-class dropouts have forced The Citadel to find places outside barracks for 92 students.
The Citadel had 837 freshmen this year —24 more than expected. South Carolina's military college also had more upperclassmen return than their typical attrition rates, school spokesman Col. John Dorrian said.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A staff member at The Citadel has been arrested and charged with sexual abuse involving a cadet at the South Carolina school.
Citadel vice president John Dorrian told news outlets Wednesday that Kenneth Boes turned himself in to face charges of third-degree criminal sexual conduct and transferring beer or wine to a person under the age of 21.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A college in South Carolina has topped its goal for an anniversary fundraising drive.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina's governor is asking his counterpart in Iowa if "Big Red," a flag that Citadel cadets flew before the Civil War, can stay at the South Carolina military college.
Iowa has allowed The Citadel to keep the red flag with the white palmetto tree and crescent emblem since 2010 when a museum realized its significance.
The flag flew over a South Carolina island a few months before the start of the Civil War when Citadel cadets stopped a Union resupply mission.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The Citadel has chosen the assistant commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps as its next president.
Gen. Glenn Walters will be the 20th president of the South Carolina military school founded in 1842, replacing a retiring John Rosa. His starting date has not been determined.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The first woman to try to enter the Corps of Cadets at The Citadel says she left the military school quickly because of the way "outside forces" treated her.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The first woman to graduate from The Citadel after the school admitted female cadets has been elected to the South Carolina House of Representatives.
Republican Nancy Mace won 56 percent of the vote in a special election Tuesday to fill a vacant seat. Democrat Cindy Boatwright trailed with 43 percent in the Republican-leaning district.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The cost to attend South Carolina's military school next year will go up 3.2 percent.
The Post and Courier of Charleston reported The Citadel Board of Visitors approved the increase during a weekend meeting.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The first woman to graduate from The Citadel has won a Republican runoff for a South Carolina House seat vacated amid a Statehouse corruption probe.
Daniel Island businesswoman Nancy Mace won nearly 63 percent of the votes cast Tuesday, according to unofficial results from the South Carolina Election Commission, beating former Mount Pleasant Town Councilman Mark Smith. She faces Democrat Cindy Boatwright in the general election.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — When Steve Bannon receives an award at The Citadel this week, he'll be in the company of three gubernatorial hopefuls who'd love his backing - or, at the very least, not his opposition - in next year's race.
The former White House strategist will be in South Carolina on Friday for The Citadel Republican Society's Patriot dinner, where he'll be honored with the Nathan Hale Patriot Award. In 2015, the group gave Bannon's former boss, now-President Donald Trump, the award.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster will be joining two of his primary challengers at an event later this week honoring former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon, his campaign confirmed to The Associated Press on Wednesday.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A top challenger to South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster will introduce former White House strategist Steve Bannon when he visits the state this week.
Catherine Templeton tells The Associated Press she'll introduce the former adviser to President Donald Trump when he appears at an event Friday at The Citadel.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The Citadel has a new memorial, one that honors alumni killed in action in U.S. wars.
The Charleston Post and Courier reports the class of 1967 unveiled the Citadel War Memorial with the names of 760 school alumni on Friday. The black granite memorial was a 50-year anniversary gift.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The Citadel's mess hall has regained an A rating after state health officials had given it a lower rating following sanitation problems found in an inspection this month.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — State auditors are criticizing the governing board of South Carolina's military college for a lack of diversity, secret meetings and being too involved in cadet discipline.
A 92-page report on The Citadel was released Wednesday by the Legislative Audit Council.
ELON, N.C. (AP) — Officials at a North Carolina college have elected the provost at a South Carolina military college to become its new president.
The board of trustees at Elon University announced its selection of Constance Ledoux Book on Sunday to become the school's ninth president. Ledoux was introduced to faculty, staff and students on Monday.
Book will succeed President Leo M. Lambert on March 1, 2018. Lambert has served as Elon's president since January 1999.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — An appeals court has agreed with a judge who dismissed a lawsuit against The Citadel accusing the military school of negligence in allowing a summer camp counselor to sexually abuse children at other schools.
FLORENCE, S.C. (AP) — U.S. District Judge C. Weston Houck, the jurist whose ruling opened the door for women to join The Citadel's Corps of Cadets, has died. He was 84.
The longtime federal judge died Wednesday at home, according to Waters-Powell Funeral Home in Florence. A graveside service is set for 2 p.m. Sunday at Mount Hope Cemetery in Florence.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — It was a quiet Wednesday night in downtown Charleston's entertainment district. Charleston police officer Odie Delaney and his partner stopped by Five Guys on King Street for some burgers and fries, then parked their squad car near Marion Square.
Delaney, an All-American wrestler at The Citadel who had grown up in Alaska, fired up some moose-hunting videos on YouTube as he sat in the car.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The president of South Carolina's military college says he'll retire next summer.
Retired Air Force Lt. Gen. John Rosa said Wednesday that he wants to stay on as president through the next academic year at The Citadel so he can help the school celebrate its 175th anniversary.
Rosa said in a statement he will step down on June 30, 2018 after serving 12 years at his alma mater. A national search will begin soon for The Citadel's 20th president.