Advocacy groups renew push to reform civil asset forfeiture law

The law allows law enforcement to seize money or items that are suspected to have been made illegally. Local law enforcement agencies can retain 75% of the forfeiture proceeds, while 20% goes to prosecutors.

  Schumer: Trump impeachment trial to begin week of Feb. 8

The House impeached Trump on a single charge of incitement of insurrection for the deadly attack on the Capitol that unfolded on Jan. 6.
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Kindergartners stand in solidarity, inspired by swearing-in of Vice President Kamala Harris

South Bend kindergarten teacher captures moment four little girls voluntarily stand hand-in-hand in solidarity during swearing-in of Vice President Kamal Harris.

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  DHEC says new online scheduling platform, vaccine question call line to go live next week

Financial relief now available to thousands of South Carolinians who’ve gone months without work

Report: COVID-19 impact on SC teaching jobs still unclear; districts to be surveyed again

  Conway Medical Center, Tidelands Health team up to get more vaccine doses to CMC

MUSC to host COVID-19 vaccine clinic at Florence Center

The event will be made by appointment only, according to officials.
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  Biden signs orders on food and unemployment aid as talks start on big aid plan

President Joe Biden wants to get assistance flowing while Congress begins to consider a $1.9 trillion package to help those affected by the coronavirus pandemic.

McMaster: SC National Guard troops returning home this weekend after serving at Capitol

Congressman Tom Rice to hold telephone town hall with DHEC interim director

Walmart expanding COVID-19 vaccine program to South Carolina

SC newborn dies after testing positive for meth, mother charged with homicide

Charlie’s Place to offer free, scheduled tours in Myrtle Beach

Murrells Inlet teen ranks No. 1 in SC for tennis

1 injured after structure fire in Myrtle Beach, crews say

OrthoSC holds ribbon cutting for new Market Common location

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  Hank Aaron, baseball’s one-time home run king, dies at 86

“Hammerin’ Hank” set a wide array of career hitting records during a 23-year career spent mostly with the Milwaukee and Atlanta Braves, including RBIs, extra-base hits and total bases.

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Coastal Women’s Basketball falls on road at Troy

NBC to shut down NBC Sports Network at end of 2021

NBC Sports Network is best known for carrying NHL and English Premier League games as well as NASCAR and IndyCar races.

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Man charged in connection to shooting at Myrtle Beach motel, police say

  DHEC: S.C. registers over 3,500 new COVID-19 cases, 23 new deaths announced

Sen. Goldfinch calls on McMaster to make general head of S.C.’s COVID-19 vaccine distribution effort

Myrtle Beach trio charged with meth trafficking in Brunswick County

Three people from Myrtle Beach have been arrested and charged with methamphetamine trafficking in Brunswick County.
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  Guard troops head home after helping secure Biden inaugural

The National Guard Bureau says that of the nearly 26,000 Guard troops deployed to D.C. for the inaugural, just 10,600 remain on duty.

Hank Aaron, baseball’s one-time home run king, dies at 86

  CCU president tests positive for COVID-19, according to university

Man dies following moped crash in Lumberton

  Some area private schools continue with full time face-to-face learning amidst COVID-19