COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Gov. Nikki Haley will not support an earlier proposal to keep food stamp recipients from buying junk food, instead backing an idea requiring people in three counties to show they are working or looking for a job to get the benefits. Haley's proposal will have to be approved by the federal government.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Superintendent Mick Zais says South Carolina high school students who don't plan to go to college should be able to choose more practical courses than algebra II, English literature and other classes not perceived as relevant to their life beyond the classroom. Other educators counter that South Carolina's problem is that not enough students are pursuing a four-year degree.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Richland County deputies have charged a man with murder in a shooting outside a Columbia nightclub. Investigators said the victim of the early morning Thursday shooting, 35-year-old Luther Mitchell, was unarmed and did not act aggressively toward 30-year-old CD Cash. Cash was arrested yesterday morning.
DULUTH, Ga. (AP) - Bria Goss scored 14 points and No. 12 Kentucky upset No. 5 South Carolina 68-58 yesterday to advance to the Southeastern Conference tournament championship game. DeNesha Stallworth and Linnae Harper each had 12 points for Kentucky (24-7).