COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina General Assembly is returning to Columbia on Tuesday to consider nearly $53 million in local projects that Gov. Henry McMaster wants out of the $13.8 billion state budget.
ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — The man who ran the Columbia police department for more than a decade at the turn of the century has been hired to run Orangeburg's police department.
ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — Upgrades are in the works for a pedestrian and bicyclist corridor near the entrance of South Carolina State University.
During a groundbreaking ceremony Tuesday, U.S. Rep.
ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — Three people have been charged in the drive-by shooting death of a 6-year-old whose South Carolina house was targeted by mistake as part of a drug deal, authorities said.
Winston O’Conner Hunter died in his own home May 13 and his family had no connection to the arrested men, investigators said.
ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — A retired Army veteran who has been leading South Carolina State University temporarily has been named to fill the post permanently.
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.
ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — A man has been shot and killed in the same Orangeburg home where a 2-year-old boy died from a gunshot wound to the head five months ago, investigators said.
ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina State University is celebrating its 126th anniversary with a special ceremony Sunday.
The Founders' Day program is called “126 Years: Affirming Our Past, While Embracing Our Future" and will start at 4 p.m.
ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — Three men have been sentenced to life in prison in what prosecutors said was the killing of four people at a South Carolina home during a robbery over drugs.
ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — Rahsaan Edwards had a season-high 21 points as South Carolina State turned back Delaware State 79-74 on Monday night.
Edward Oliver-Hampton, Jemil Davis and Antonio Madlock all scored 11 for the Bulldogs (15-12, 7-4 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference), who have won four straight at home.
ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — Antonio TJ Madlock registered 18 points and seven assists as South Carolina State got past Maryland-Eastern Shore 70-63 on Saturday.
Rahsaan Edwards had 17 points for South Carolina State (14-12, 6-4 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference).
ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — U.S. Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm on Thursday announced that $3 million in federal funding would be directed toward historically Black colleges and universities, and other minority serving institutions, for research she said will further the Biden administration's goals of carbon neutrality and help strengthen a pipeline from those schools into energy-related jobs.
BALTIMORE (AP) — Trevor Moore scored 17 points and Morgan State beat South Carolina State, 76-66 on Monday night.
The Bears swept the season series with SC State, winning 88-81 in Orangeburg on January 10.
ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — Big plans are being realized for a once-segregated bowling alley that stands dark and dusty 54 years after state troopers fired into a crowd of Black students in the killings now known as the "Orangeburg Massacre.”
ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina representative being drawn into a district with another House member is trying to convince the city of Orangeburg to join a lawsuit over the new redistricting maps.
ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — President Joe Biden pledged Friday to fight for stalled voting rights and police reform legislation, addressing graduates of South Carolina State University amid the harsh reality that months of talks with lawmakers have failed to move the measures closer to becoming law.
ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — Authorities say a person in a motorized wheelchair was killed after being struck by two cars on a South Carolina Highway.
The death occurred Saturday evening on S.C. Highway 33 near Orangeburg, said Master Trooper Brian Lee of the South Carolina Highway Patrol.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina House overwhelmingly approved its new districts Thursday that appear to maintain Republican dominance in the chamber and protect many, but not all, incumbents.
ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — Duke Energy is giving a historically Black South Carolina university $150,000 in scholarships to help train and educate new nuclear engineers.
South Carolina State University said that money will provide about 15 scholarships over three years in its nuclear engineering program, which is the only undergraduate one of its kind in the state, interim university President Alexander Conyers said.
ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — Ahmir Langlais came off the bench to score 15 points to lead five players in double figures and South Carolina Upstate held off South Carolina State 82-78 on Tuesday night.
Langlais sank 5 of 6 shots and grabbed seven rebounds for the Spartans (2-3).
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina city is paying $650,000 to a Black man who was stomped in the head by a white police officer upset that the man could not quickly lie flat on his stomach because of rods and pins in his leg.
ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — Kingsley Ifedi threw two touchdown passes and Devin Harrell's interception return for a touchdown helped seal North Carolina A&T's 27-17 victory over South Carolina State in a nonconference game on Saturday.
ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — A man who police said shot and killed someone at a memorial for a 2-year-old shooting victim in Orangeburg has been denied bond for now.
Robert Jamison III is charged with murder in the shooting Oct.
ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — A 2-year-old boy who died after his mother said she found him bleeding from the head by her bed after hearing a noise by the front door was shot in the Orangeburg home, authorities said.
ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — Corey Fields Jr. passed for three touchdowns and South Carolina State had two defensive scores in a 37-14 victory over Morgan State on Saturday.
Fields' touchdowns were 18 yards to Will Vereen, 54 yards to Shaquan Davis and 31 yards to Richard Bailey.
ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina Public Television stations are showing a documentary on Sunday about how a Confederate flag flying outside an ice cream shop ruined a businessman's dream.
“Meltdown in Dixie” airs at 6 p.m.
ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — A law enforcement veteran who served as police chief in Columbia for more than a decade will be the interim chief of the Orangeburg Department of Public Safety.
ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — Donte Anthony and Kendrel Flowers both ran for two touchdowns and South Carolina State built a big lead before holding on for a 42-35 win over Bethune-Cookman in a battle of winless teams on Saturday.
ST. GEORGE, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina transportation officials want to hear from the public about a project to widen part of Interstate 26 and improve one of the state's key interchanges.
The state is spending $19 million on preliminary engineering work to widen 22 miles (35 kilometers) of I-26 in Orangeburg, Berkeley and Dorchester counties.
ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — Two women inside a car have been shot and killed by someone in a different vehicle in Orangeburg, investigators said.
Another person in the car was hurt, but is expected to survive, while a fourth person wasn't injured in the shooting around 3:40 a.m.
ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — A grower-owned peanut shelling company said it plans to set up operations in South Carolina's Orangeburg County.
Premium Peanut said it plans a $64.3 million investment that will create 130 new jobs.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina high school will remain closed the rest of this week after three students leaving school for the day were shot and wounded Wednesday in the parking lot.
The three Orangeburg-Wilkinson High School students did not suffer life-threatening injuries, the Orangeburg County School District said in a statement.
GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — A Catholic priest in South Carolina has been placed on leave after he was sued by a woman who said the pastor manipulated her into a sexual relationship.
Father Wilbroad Mwape was removed at least temporarily as the pastor at St.
ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina man whose head was stomped last week by a police officer said he is thankful for body camera footage and a second officer who immediately stepped up to say her colleague was not telling the truth.
CAYCE, S.C. (AP) — An Orangeburg man who shot at two police officers during a chase will spend 20 years in a South Carolina prison and then 10 years in a federal prison, authorities said Wednesday.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A man who spent nearly seven years awaiting trial for murder in South Carolina has been exonerated after testifying in his own defense that he gave police the name and address of the person who committed the crime.
EUTAWVILLE, S.C. (AP) — A forensic anthropologist is studying human remains found in woods off a dirt road by a man who was taking a bathroom break in the woods a few weeks ago, authorities said...
ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — Former U.N. Ambassador and South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley, often mentioned as a possible 2024 GOP presidential contender, said Monday that she would not seek her party's nomination if former President Donald Trump opts to run a second time...
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Three more ex-South Carolina law enforcement officers have been sentenced to federal prison following an FBI operation in which agents posed as Mexican drug cartel members...
ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — A former county council member and ex-South Carolina state trooper charged with sexually abusing girls and lying about it while trying to buy a gun has been granted bail again...
ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — An 82-year-old South Carolina woman is accused of pointing a handgun at a census worker on her porch and shooting two rounds over the top of the employee’s vehicle...
ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina city is being sued by a man who spent more than four months in jail on charges that he hit an officer even though a police supervisor said the accusation wasn't true.
ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — Cory Booker had hundreds of Democratic activists nodding, applauding and eventually roaring — complete with a sermon-style call-and-response — as he entertained the Orangeburg County party barbecue to put the exclamation point on his first day in South Carolina as a potential presidential contender...
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina state representative introduced two bills Tuesday that would place redistricting power in the hands of voters instead of politicians, a proposal that has had little movement in the past...
South Carolina House Speaker Jay Lucas closes shoving match investigation of two Orangeburg Democrats - with warnings
COLUMBIA -- House Speaker Jay Lucas told two Orangeburg Democrats involved in a disagreement last month that he could not determine who initiated the physical altercation.
The Hartsville Republican said in a letter to Reps.