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2 killed, 9 others hurt, in ‘violent incident of huge magnitude’ at S.C. bar

“This was a violent incident of huge magnitude that was witnessed by lots of people,” said Sheriff Barry Faile. “Two people are dead, and many more are seriously injured. The shooter or shooters are out there."

Columbia teacher starts ‘positivi-tees’ movement at elementary school

  Study ranks South Carolina 5th deadliest state for women murdered by men

17-year-old student accused of bringing gun onto school campus in Lumberton

SC woman who drove minivan with children inside into ocean allowed to return home

Nikki Haley moves back to SC, fuels political speculation

  2 wounded in early-morning shooting at South Carolina State University

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Bond denied for man, woman charged with sex crimes against 9 children in S.C.

Police re-launch massive search of landfill to find body of 5-year-old Nevaeh Adams

  UNC Charlotte shooter pleads guilty to murder, gets two consecutive life sentences

Officials find lead inside 2 Robeson County school classrooms

  State lawmaker looking into potential ban of flavored vaping products

Emily England Clyburn, wife of SC congressman Jim Clyburn, dies at 80

SNAP recipients in areas affected by Hurricane Dorian to receive automatic replacement of benefits

The South Carolina Department of Social Services announced Thursday counties and zip codes eligible to receive automatic replacement of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits because of losses from Hurricane Dorian.

Second person charged with murder in Lancaster teen’s shooting death

A 17-year-old suspect in the death of a Lancaster teen was taken into custody in Alabama Tuesday morning.

South Carolina ranks 5th in nation in rate of women murdered by men

South Carolina has risen in rank as one of the deadliest states for women. The rate of women being murdered by men in the state has gone up since the Violence Policy Center’s When Men Murder Women: An Analysis of 2016 Homicide Data report, causing S.C. to go from sixth to fifth in the nation.

Statewide program helping address special education teacher shortage

Kate Ascetta, Ph.D. is an assistant professor at the University of South Carolina.

Deputies arrest 2 in connection to robbery at Lumberton grocery store

Teen hit by car suffers life-threatening injuries in possible road rage incident

Former high school principal charged in wife’s death after body found near woods

S.C. man bitten by K-9 during arrest reaches settlement of $230,000, records show

DHEC: Customers who ate at Goose Creek Waffle House may have been exposed to Hepatitis A

Police chief: One person shot in Red Springs community

  SCDOT asks for federal funding to potentially raise section of Highway 501

The South Carolina Department of Transportation is asking for federal money to potentially raise Highway 501 near the Waccamaw River.

  Community members respond after North Stanly HS cheerleaders put on probation for posing with Trump sign

They are still allowed to cheer, but have been put on notice to discontinue this type of behavior by the North Carolina High School Athletic Association.

Missing Charleston woman located, police say

Charleston Police say a woman reported missing on Tuesday has been found.

  Brawl breaks out after court hearing for murder suspect

A brawl broke out Monday morning after a court hearing for a murder suspect.

Auction of flag flown during Hurricane Dorian will benefit storm victims in Ocracoke

It’s tattered from Hurricane Dorian but the owner of Frying Pan Tower hopes someone will spend big money on a flag that flew on top of the platform during the storm

The Citadel family mourns ‘General,’ one of its Bulldog mascots

The Citadel announced Monday that one of two beloved mascots that has represented the school for six years, has died.

South Carolina to send $50 rebate checks to taxpayers by December

More than one million qualified taxpayers will have some extra shopping money for the holidays.

Charges dismissed for S.C. man bitten by K-9 during arrest, records show

Six of the charges against the Greenville County man bitten on the head by a K-9 during an arrest in April have been dismissed, according to court records.

Walmart will trade old car seats for gift cards

Walmart is spending the second half of National Baby Safety Month with a promotion to collect old car seats.

U-Haul driver killed in crash on I-95 in Sumter County identified

Early Monday morning, the driver of a U-Haul died in a crash on I-95 South near the Sumter/Clarendon County line.

N.C. cheerleading squad on probation after Trump banner displayed

A high school cheerleading squad in North Carolina is on probation after some cheerleaders posed with a banner supporting President Donald Trump before a football game.

Teen reported missing Sunday found, returned to parents

A teenager who went Sunday night has been found, deputies said Wednesday.

Forgotten lottery ticket in truck nets Dillon man $250,000

A Dillon man had forgotten about a lottery ticket that he’d left out in his truck.

Rare recording of King speech in Charleston to be auctioned this week

Rare audio tapes from a Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 1967 speech in Charleston will change hands this week when they’re auctioned in New York City.

Inmate who walked away from Livesay Pre-release Center captured in Spartanburg County

The inmate who walked away from Livesay Correctional Institution and Reenetry Center on Sunday has been captured.

Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders visits CofC

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders is scheduled to make a campaign stop Sunday night at the College of Charleston.

Conway Police say runaway teen last seen Saturday found safe

Conway Police thanking the public after missing teen was found safe Sunday.

Muschamp, Saban to match wits as Gamecocks host No. 2 Tide for the first time since 2010

For as long as Nick Saban has been a head coach in college football, none of his former assistants have been able to hand the coach a loss against their former boss.

‘Our neighborhood stuck together.’ Video shows neighbors pulling woman from Charlotte house fire

According to Charlotte Fire Department, the incident happened at a home on White Aspen Place.

Wilmington police locate woman missing for 2 weeks

The Wilmington Police Department has tracked down a woman who has been missing for over two weeks.

Warrants: Sumter double murder suspect used large folding knife to kill mother, missing daughter

Warrants released by the Sumter Police Department detail the horrific crime scene investigators found at the Lantana Apartments on August 5, when they discovered Sharee Bradley, 29, dead and her 5-year-old daughter, Navaeh Adams, missing.

  State lawmakers continue to tackle affordable housing crisis, tour new development

Members of the House Legislative Oversight Committee continued their work on addressing the affordable housing crisis while they study the South Carolina State Housing Finance and Development Authority.

Missing North Charleston woman found safe

Authorities say a missing 79-year-old woman has been found safe.

Twins arrested after vehicle break-ins on HHI during Hurricane Dorian evacuation

The Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office says both suspects have been arrested.

More than a thousand weapons found in South Carolina schools

Numbers we requested from the state Department of Education show 1,066 guns, knives and other weapons were reported in statewide school districts.

Robeson County man out on bond for murder arrested again following shooting

A Shannon man who was currently out on bond for murder is back in custody following a shooting earlier this month in Robeson County, authorities said.

Mom charged with misdemeanor after baby left in car outside DSS office

The baby was immediately taken to a nearby hospital where an evaluation revealed she was suffering from heat exhaustion.

$350K boat stolen from Wilmington marina recovered in Florida

Law enforcement has arrested two people and are seeking to identify two others after a boat that was stolen from a Wilmington marina was located in Florida.

  39,000 bags of heroin, $250K in cash seized in Wilmington drug bust

New Hanover County deputies seized thousands of bags of heroin and hundreds of thousands of dollars in cash following a major drug bust in Wilmington.

Dispute between two families leads to Lumberton shooting; one arrested, charged

A Lumberton man was arrested this week for a shooting that was the result of a dispute between two families, authorities said.

Two charged with murder after person found dead inside Lumberton home

Lumberton police have arrested two men in connection with a homicide investigation that began after a welfare check led to the discovery of a body inside a home.

Silver Alert issued for missing NC teen

A Silver Alert has been issued for a 15-year-old boy from the east, who has dementia or some other cognitive impairment.

  Bills banning offshore drilling in the Atlantic move on to the Senate

The U.S. House of Representatives voted on Wednesday to permanently ban offshore drilling in the Atlantic, Pacific and the eastern Gulf of Mexico.

Former ‘Southern Charm’ star Thomas Ravenel is sentenced

Former Southern Charm star and state treasurer Thomas Ravenel was sentenced in Charleston County court Wednesday morning.

  Tradition of patriotic display on 9/11 over busy SC interstate continues

Drivers were blaring their horns on one of South Carolina’s busiest interstates all morning Wednesday.

City disapproves Facebook post showing Lumberton employees mocking deaf, hard of hearing

The city of Lumberton said it disapproves of what officials called an “unfortunate video” that was posted on Facebook by two 911 dispatchers.

  Women found dead in submerged vehicle in Robeson County identified

Authorities have identified three women who were found dead inside a submerged vehicle Tuesday afternoon in the town of Maxton.

Robeson County student charged after bringing a gun to school, according to administrators

A student at a Robeson County high school is facing charges after bringing a weapon to school, according to school officials.

Sheriff: 3 bodies found in submerged car in Robeson County pond

There’s an investigation underway after a car was found in a pond in Maxton.

Carolina Waterfowl Rescue treats coastal birds, more than 100 squirrels post-hurricane

Carolina Waterfowl Rescue in Indian Trail has different kinds of exotic birds than usual.

Jordan pledges $1 million for hurricane relief in Bahamas

Hornets owner and six-time NBA champion Michael Jordan is pledging $1 million to organizations assisting with Hurricane Dorian relief efforts in the Bahamas.

Father sentenced to prison for brutal beating death of 3-year-old son

A 34-year-old father will spend the next 23 years in prison for allegedly beating his son to death and trying to cover it up to police.

Historic Colleton County plantation sells for $2.4M

Bonnie Doone Plantation near Walterboro has a new owner.

‘HootieGives’ to support military personnel & first responders, plus local food banks and schools in need

As the North American leg of the highly-successful Group Therapy Tour comes to a close in the birthplace of Hootie & the Blowfish, the Grammy Award-winning band is using its three-night stand for good in partnership with Central Carolina Community Foundation.

State GOP cancels 2020 presidential primary

Over the weekend, South Carolina joined Nevada and Kansas as the three states that have decided to forgo Republican Presidential Primaries or Caucuses in 2020.

  Charleston man working to help Dorian victims in Bahamas: 'It’s just like Hugo’

A Charleston man whose organization is working to support victims in areas devastated by Hurricane Dorian say it has not been easy getting resources to those in need.

NC police chief issues statement denying advocacy of physical discipline for misbehaving children

On Monday night, Chief Matthew L. Norris issued a two-page long statement, stating that the Polkton Police Department “does not in any way promote or allow children to be victims of physical abuse” and that the choice of picture used in the post was “in poor taste."

Police: Hostage held in SC home freed, armed man arrested following 3 hour standoff

The suspect has been identified as Dean Ryan Daugherty, 46, of Newberry.

ICE: Nearly 500 undocumented immigrants released from NC jails despite detainer

Nearly 500 undocumented immigrants have been released from jails across the state in the past ten months despite administrative detainers filed against them by US Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

Trump’s Fayetteville rally to be a test for his clout, GOP

President Donald Trump’s rally in North Carolina will serve as a measure of his clout in trying to elect a Republican to the House in a closely watched special election that’s seen as a tossup race.

  Civil War cannonballs found on beach after Hurricane Dorian

“I wanted to get a metal detector and especially after the hurricane and see if there’s anything, any history or artifacts that kind of washed up on the shore,” Lattin said. “We actually just got lucky with no equipment, just spending a day at the beach.”

Santee Cooper says no environmental impacts expected from Conway pond breach

Santee Cooper says they expect no environmental impact from an overnight breach at the Grainger pond site.

Ex-S.C. governor, congressman Mark Sanford to challenge Trump in 2020

Mark Sanford, ex-South Carolina governor and congressman, launches longshot Republican challenge to President Trump.

Evacuees return, South Carolina officials assess Dorian’s impact on the Palmetto State

With mandatory evacuation orders lifted for the coast, many of the evacuees who left the coast are expected to head back home this weekend.

Police: Impaired N.C. man drove pickup truck into ocean as Dorian moved away from coast

It appeared another vehicle was trying to rival the now infamous red Jeep in Myrtle Beach that was almost swept away during Hurricane Dorian.

West Nile case confirmed in York County

A case of West Nile virus has been confirmed in Rock Hill by the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control.

Governor lifts evacuation orders for all S.C. counties

In coordination with local law enforcement and county emergency management officials, Governor Henry McMaster has lifted evacuation orders for residents in all evacuated counties, effective immediately, a press stated.

Deputies, DEA make $1.1 million drug bust in S.C.

The Anderson County Sheriff’s Office announced details Thursday of a major drug bust.