Black people going about their daily lives — then dying in a hail of bullets fired by a white man who targeted them because of their skin color.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A restaurant in South Carolina has been ordered to pay more than $600,000 to nearly 100 workers who were forced to share their tips, the U.S. Department of Labor has ruled.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Supreme Court's newest member has joined the court in an investiture ceremony.
Justice C. Haley Bunn of Oceana in Wyoming County is the youngest woman to serve in the post, the court said.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Applications are being taken for a judicial vacancy in West Virginia.
The vacancy is in the Seventh Judicial Circuit, which covers Logan County.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Switching to the Republican Party turned out to be a good move for some former Democrats in primary races for the West Virginia Senate.
Mark Hunt and Mike Oliverio won their respective GOP parties Tuesday in their bids to return to the Legislature on the other side of the aisle.
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson has added Boston College transfer Brevin Galloway to its men's basketball roster.
Galloway is a 6-foot-2, 215-pound guard who is from Anderson, South Carolina. Next year will be Galloway's sixth in college.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia voters did nothing to dramatically alter the makeup of the state legislature on Tuesday in primary election contests that seemed certain to leave Republican supermajorities in both chambers intact.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia voters nominated candidates Tuesday in primaries for the U.S. House and the Legislature. The overall ballot in the midterm election may be smaller, but the voting landscape changed after the state's once-a-decade redistricting was completed last fall.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A well-known West Virginia restaurant chain is facing a complaint from the National Labor Relations Board after an investigation found evidence the company unlawfully disciplined and threatened employees who tried to form a union.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Supreme Court on Friday let stand a lower court's disqualification of a state Senate candidate over a residency requirement.
Andrea Garrett Kiessling filed to run in next Tuesday's Republican primary in a Senate district spanning five counties.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Elections officials in some West Virginia counties were ordered Thursday to disregard votes for a state Senate candidate even as she appeals a ruling that she is ineligible to run over a residency requirement.
NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) _ Ingevity Corporation (NGVT) on Wednesday reported first-quarter profit of $60.8 million.
The North Charleston, South Carolina-based company said it had net income of $1.55 per share.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) _ Blackbaud Inc. (BLKB) on Tuesday reported a loss of $10.4 million in its first quarter.
The Charleston, South Carolina-based company said it had a loss of 20 cents per share.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) _ Benefitfocus Inc. (BNFT) on Tuesday reported a loss of $2.3 million in its first quarter.
On a per-share basis, the Charleston, South Carolina-based company said it had a loss of 12 cents.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina's road agency says the cost to build a long-debated completion of the Interstate 526 loop has tripled to more than $2.3 billion because of rising costs of land and construction.
NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Residents in the Charleston area can ride buses for free beginning Sunday as the region’s public transportation system launches a campaign aimed at encouraging new ridership.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection is seeking public comment on its draft water monitoring and assessment report.
The report includes a list of impaired stream and lake assessments.
CASTINE, Maine (AP) — Maine Maritime Academy students are preparing to embark on their first trans-Atlantic training cruise since the pandemic struck.
The training ship State of Maine is set to depart Wednesday for Portugal with 180 students aboard.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Candidates in West Virginia’s May 10 primary are hoping for the chance to earn their party’s nominations for the U.S. House or the state Legislature. The overall ballot in the midterm election may be smaller, but the voting landscape changed after the state's once-a-decade redistricting was completed last fall.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) _ United Bankshares Inc. (UBSI) on Tuesday reported first-quarter earnings of $81.7 million.
The Charleston, West Virginia-based bank said it had earnings of 60 cents per share.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — People in West Virginia having problems with mental health or suicidal thoughts will soon be able to find help by calling a three-digit number — 988.
The state Department of Health and Human Resources has received a federal grant to change over to the three-digit system on July 16, WCHS-TV reported.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Kelsie Whitmore pinch-ran for the Staten Island FerryHawks in their season opener Thursday night, becoming one of the first women to play in a league connected to Major League Baseball.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Appalachian Power and Wheeling Power are seeking a rate increase that would add $18.41 to the average monthly residential bill, officials said.
The request was submitted to the West Virginia Public Service Commission on Tuesday, news outlets reported, citing a statement from Appalachian Power.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) _ City Holding Co. (CHCO) on Thursday reported first-quarter earnings of $21.3 million.
The Charleston, West Virginia-based bank said it had earnings of $1.41 per share.
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Thomas Health System said it has entered into a management and clinical affiliation agreement with the West Virginia University Health System.
In addition, South Charleston-based Thomas Health said Wednesday that President and CEO Dan Lauffer announced his retirement.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia will receive $99 million in a settlement finalized Monday with Johnson & Johnson's subsidiary Janssen Pharmaceuticals Inc. over the drugmaker's role in perpetuating the opioid crisis in the state that has long led the nation in drug overdose deaths.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) _ Bank of South Carolina Corp. (BKSC) on Tuesday reported first-quarter earnings of $1.5 million.
The Charleston, South Carolina-based bank said it had earnings of 26 cents per share.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Free tire collection events are scheduled around West Virginia this month.
The events are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 23 behind the Go-Mart in the Cabin Creek community in Kanawha County, 8 a.m.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Belinda Bencic won three of the last four games to outlast Ons Jabeur 6-1, 5-7, 6-4 and win the Credit One Charleston Open on Sunday for her first clay-court championship.
Bencic won her sixth career WTA title and first since the Tokyo Olympic.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — No. 4 seed Ons Jabeur continued her run of success the past two years at the Credit One Charleston Open, overcoming Amanda Anisimova 2-6, 6-1, 6-4 on Saturday to reach the championship.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Two South Carolina reserves in guards Eniya Russell and Elysa Wesolek have entered their names in the transfer portal Friday, less than a week after the Gamecocks celebrated a national championship.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Belinda Bencic rallied to beat second-seeded Paula Badosa 2-6, 7-6 (2), 6-4 on Friday to advance to the semifinals of the Credit One Charleston Open.
No. 4 Ons Jabeur also reached the final four in the season's opening clay-court event, beating Anhelina Kalinina 6-3, 6-2.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Lawyers for the state of West Virginia concluded the first week of a trial against three major opioid makers Friday by outlining how pharmaceutical companies rebranded the highly addictive drugs decades ago to expand their prescriber base while downplaying the risks.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — American Amanda Anisimova rallied after losing the opening set to beat top-seeded Aryna Sabalenka of Belarus 3-6, 6-4, 6-3 on Thursday and reach the quarterfinals of the Charleston Open.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Top-seeded Aryna Sabalenka won for the first time since late February, outlasting American Alison Riske 7-6 (3), 6-4 on Wednesday in the weather-delayed Credit One Charleston Open.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Landowners in eight West Virginia counties can apply for the state Division of Forestry's Forest Stewardship Program.
The program helps with forest management and offers financial aid to eligible applicants.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A former federal prosecutor and West Virginia native who comes from generations of coal miners has been appointed to the state's highest court, Gov. Jim Justice announced Wednesday.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The new White House drug czar has testified that the opioid epidemic got so bad in drug-ravaged West Virginia that the state was having trouble finding foster parents to care for children.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Skip Latt, who was a longtime sports writer for The Associated Press before retiring, has died in Nashville, Tennessee. He was 73.
Latt died March 31, according to an obituary published by West Harpeth Funeral Home & Crematory in Nashville.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Drug manufacturers misrepresented the risks and benefits of opioids in West Virginia and contributed to the state's opioid crisis, Attorney General Patrick Morrisey said in opening arguments at a trial that began Monday.
NEWBERRY, S.C. (AP) — Newberry College is holding a forum on the aftermath of the 2015 racist massacre at a Charleston church, from the perspectives of the church and of the officers who responded and investigated the shooting.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — New No. 1 Iga Swiatek withdrew from next week's Credit One Charleston Open just hours after defeating Naomi Osaka to win the Miami Open title.
Organizers from the season's first clay-court tournament announced Swiatek's decision on Saturday.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A jury in West Virginia has awarded $17.2 million in a medical malpractice lawsuit to a man who was left paralyzed after undergoing spinal surgery and later suffered a stroke.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice wants a fresh list of names as he considers a replacement for a position on the new Intermediate Court of Appeals.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia will receive $26 million in a settlement with the opioid maker Endo Health Solutions for the company’s role in perpetuating the state’s drug epidemic, the attorney general’s office said Wednesday.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice said Tuesday he has vetoed economic development legislation due to technical errors and plans to call a special session to fix them.
The bill was intended to create a self-sustaining loan fund with the West Virginia Economic Development Authority.
NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — All city employees in South Carolina's third-largest municipality will get salary increases in an effort to offset the high number of staff vacancies.
The North Charleston City Council on Thursday unanimously approved a one-time increase that raises all full-time salaries by $2,000.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice signed two bills Friday aimed at protecting special needs students after allegations of abuse at some schools last year.
One bill requires public school administrators to view video of each special education classroom for at least 15 minutes at least every 90 days.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont’s Republican Gov. Phil Scott signed into law Friday a bill that extends the maximum waiting time for a background check to buy a gun from three to seven days and bans firearms from hospitals.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — George Washington High School of Charleston on Friday won an academic competition involving teams of students from across West Virginia.
George Washington defeated Spring Mills High School of Berkeley County in the championship round of the West Virginia Academic Showdown at the state Culture Center in Charleston.